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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Community News

The Multicultural Affairs Committee Celebrates Women’s History Month: EmpowHer

The Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC), sponsored by Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences and NSU’s College of Nursing, celebrated Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 19 with the first EmpowHer event. This year’s theme was EmpowHer: Sharing women’s best homemade remedies or health care advice. The main foyer…

National Library of Medicine Traveling Exhibit to be Displayed at Health Professions Division Library, Ends May 1

The Henkel Physicians: A Family’s Life in Letters: an exhibition developed and produced by the Exhibition Program at the National Library of Medicine will be on display in the NSU Health Professions Division (HPD) Library – Central Aisle from Monday, March 25 through Wednesday, May 1. The free exhibit is…

University School hosts PreK & Kindergarten Open House, April 6

  We invite prospective families to join us for an interactive morning as children explore the world of Eric Carle and parents get a sneak peak of University School’s prekindergarten and kindergarten curriculum. The program will be held on April 6 at 10:00 a.m. in University School’s Lower School. RSVP…

SHSS Hosts Workshop Series, Starts April 6

Community Resolution Services (CRS) housed in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) is hosting a series of workshops focusing on Peace and Society. The series is held in the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center and is open to the public. The next series is…

Jacksonville SEC to Host Open House, March 23

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an Open House on March 23 at its Jacksonville Student Educational Center (SEC).  The Open House, which is free and open to the public, will provide information about the various health, education, business, and psychology programs that NSU Jacksonville offers, as well as host…

Business School Announces 2013 Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Inductees

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship has announced the names of three South Florida business leaders – Thomas H. Shea; Armando Leighton, Jr.; and Felix S. Sabates, Jr.– who will be inducted into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame on April 24, 2013. The Hall of Fame is…

RSVP for AcademicFest, April 4

Join us on Thursday, April 4 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for the next AcademicFest – RSVP HERE !

Photography Exhibition Offers Glimpse of Modern Japanese Life from the 1970s to 21st Century, Last day April 12

Stunning cityscapes and intriguing glimpses into Japanese lives during the rapid economic growth of the 1970s through the dawn of the 21st century make up a new photography exhibition at NSU that runs through April 12. The exhibit, Gazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to the…

Students Compete in National Collegiate Sales Competition

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Huizenga Sales Institute (HIS) team recently competed at the 15th Annual National Collegiate Sales Competition (known globally as NCSC), held in Kennesaw, Ga., from March 1 to 4. This marks the first year the HSI team – consisting of Jeremy Mathis…

Discounts Available for Summer Fun at University School of NSU’s Camp Nova, Last Day to Register April 5

At University School of NSU’s Camp Nova, campers develop lifelong friendships, discover talents, and explore new experiences. Core selections are available in: Archery Arts and Crafts Dance Digital Photography General Sports Karate Kids Robotics The Science of Cooking Additional camps include: Basketball Cheerleading Junior Lifeguarding Teen Travel Discounts are available…

NSU Hosts Inaugural Broward County Hoarding Task Force Workshop

The Broward County Hoarding Task Force recently held its first interprofessional workshop at the Health Professions Division on NSU’s main campus. The event, which was sponsored by NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies and College of Health Care Sciences, drew nearly 100 people in attendance. The Broward Hoarding Task Force was…

Women’s Basketball to Host NCAA South Region Tournament, March 15

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team was chosen on Sunday night as the No. 1 seed, and as such the host, of the South Region in the 2013 NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Championship Tournament. The Sharks (20-8) will face No. 8 seed Clark Atlanta (19-10), winners of the Southern…

Faculty Symposium, April 4

The next Faculty Symposium will be Thursday, April 4, 4:30-6:00 pm in the Shark Faculty Club (Rosenthal building). The topic is, “Global Security: How Safe is our World Today?” Facilitators: Cecilia Robusek, Ed.D., and Kelley Davis, Ph.D. RSVP: specialevents@nova.edu.

LitLIVE! Starts March 17

The Broward Public Library Foundation’s Literary Feast will host LitLIVE! –  a free event on Sunday, March 17 from 12:30-5:00 p.m., in the Alvin Sherman Library. This event will feature eighteen nationally known authors, including Bob Spitz, Tess Gerritsen and Meg Gardiner who will speak on panels and sign copies…

Optometry Students Give Talk on Eye Safety

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry students were invited to present at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) extension program in late February. This program is a coordinated effort to reduce the eye injuries caused by improper tree trimming techniques and safety protocol. The program…

Global International Genomics Alliance Workshop held at NSU Center of Excellence

NSU’s Oceanographic Center (NSU OC) associate professor Jose V Lopez, Ph.D., has organized the first gathering of marine invertebrate scientists to discuss the plausibility and long term strategies for sequencing the whole “genomes” (heredity material) of thousands of marine invertebrate (“spineless”) organisms.  The workshop group has been dubbed GIGA for…

Faculty Lecture to Discuss Life After Death for Cells, April 4

      What can happen to cells even after a person has died? Find out on Apr. 4 during a Faculty Lecture Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.     “Cellular Life Beyond an Individual’s Death” Faculty Lecture Series | Emily Schmitt, Ph.D., associate…

Phi Delta Chi Support Individuals with Down Syndrome Via Just Dance 2013

      On February 9 at Café Iguana in Pembroke Pines, NSU’s College of Pharmacy’s (NSU COP) Beta Lambda Chapter of the Professional Pharmacy Fraternity Phi Delta Chi (PDC) participated in the Just Dance 2013 charity event.  This fun event provided information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of…

You are invited to attend AcademicFest!

Join us in tours of the Carl DeSantis building; discover for yourself what we offer to students, fellow faculty and staff members, and the local community. Hosted by: Abraham S. Fischler School of Education (undergraduate division) Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and…

NSU Shark Jam Winter Concert featuring Kendrick Lamar and Busta Rhymes, March 23

Tickets are on sale now for NSU Shark Jam featuring two of hip-hop’s premiere artists, Kendrick Lamar and Busta Rhymes, live in concert!  Join us on Saturday, March 23, 8:00 pm at the Don Taft University Center Arena. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Please purchase your tickets from the Arena…

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