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NSU’s DKO and AAUW Walk support Seventh Annual College Bride’s Walk against Domestic and Dating Violence

The NSU Chapters of Delta Kappa Omicron (DKO) and the American Association of University Women (AAUW) partnered with Barry University to support the 7th Annual College Brides Walk. Walkers donned bridal wear to draw attention and awareness to issues regarding dating and domestic violence. This past February, representatives from NSU’s…


Nominate for the Student Leadership Awards, Deadline: March 13

Nominate either a student or student organization for the 2017 Student Leadership Awards. The Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement wants to recognize students for all the hard work they do at NSU! The ceremony will take place on Thursday, April 20, 2017 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at…


Shark Dining wants to hear from you! Survey open now!

Shark Dining wants to hear from you!  The guest satisfaction survey is available through April 7.  Please share your comments and suggestions about the various Shark Dining locations. Click here to complete the survey today! For more information, contact Jason Fitch at Jason.Fitch@compass-usa.com


Special NSU Employee Discount Ticket Offers to the Broward Center

The Broward Center for the Performing Arts is offering an exclusive discount price for the Nova Southeastern University community, friends & families on all performances. No minimum ticket purchase required/all fees included. Lap Tickets are available for purchase for children 12 months and under at the AutoNation Box Office. Everyone…


Athletic Training Students Learn Under the “Big Top”

Faculty and students from the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Athletic Training Program (ATP) recently participated in the experience of a lifetime at Cirque du Soleil Kurios held in Miami Gardens, Florida. With the increase in popularity of performance medicine, athletic training students and faculty were invited to get a behind…


Spread of Lionfish Posses Serious Potential Threat to Reef Fisheries

As the old saying goes: “You can’t put the genie back in the bottle.” Nowhere is this more evident than with the spread of lionfish, an invasive, non-native species that is threatening the marine ecosystems across the Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean and Atlantic Ocean. And one researcher at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) continues…


NSU Competes in Recyclemania 2017

Nova Southeastern University is one of numerous colleges and universities competing in Recyclemania 2017, a friendly competition and bench-marking tool for measuring recycling and waste reduction. Recycling collection bins are located all over campus, so let’s keep filling them up. Although the competition runs from February 5 – April 1, NSU’s…


Shark Immunity Genes May Hold Secrets that Can Ultimately Benefit Humans

Research scientists at Nova Southeastern University (NSU), working with colleagues at Cornell University, have been studying the genetics of great white and great hammerhead sharks, and their work brings us a few steps closer to understanding – from a genetic sense – why sharks exhibit some characteristics that are highly…


NSU Recognizes National Wear Red Day 2017

  NSU students, faculty and staff helped raise awareness about women and heart disease on National Wear Red Day by carrying RED hearts, rocking RED shoes, dresses, slacks, scarves, socks, shirts/blouses, ties, sweaters and even hats! According to the American Heart Association, one in three women die of heart disease…


NSU Establishes Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce that the Sharon and Mitchell W. Berger Entrepreneur Law Clinic is being established at its Shepard Broad College of Law. The clinic is made possible thanks to funds donated by NSU Trustee Mitchell Berger and his wife Sharon. According to NSU College…


Submit Your Work Now to Undergraduate Student Symposium

Are you on the brink of a new discovery? Perhaps you have academic research, artistic work, or a class assignment that you’d like to share with the NSU community. If so, consider submitting your work for the 2017 Undergraduate Student Symposium, hosted by the Farquhar Honors College. What is the…


Team 2020 Celebration, Jan. 19

NSU employees are invited to attend the Team 2020 Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 19 beginning at 8:30 am in the Don Taft University Center.  Get there early and enjoy a great breakfast on us. Don’t forget your Shark card for the exciting giveaways.


CAHSS to Host Intellectual Conversations on “Migration,” Jan. 19

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is pleased to again host its Intellectual Conversations on Thurs., Jan. 19. This is the first in the winter series titled, “Migration.” This event will feature James Doan, Ph.D., Professor in the Department of Literature and Modern Languages (CAHSS) and Emily…


Panel Discussion on Assisted Reproductive Technology- Issues and Pathways to Success, Jan. 14

On January 14, attorneys Jeffrey A. Kasky and Marla B. Neufeld, co-authors of the new book, The American Bar Association’s Guide to Assisted Reproduction, will explain the available Assisted Reproduction Technology (ART) options. The panel discussion will be held at 2:00 pm in the Alvin Sherman Library, Cotilla Gallery, 2nd…


CAHSS Invites You to Improv Jam, Jan 20

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to invite you to an evening of laughter, comedy and great fun! Come and sing, dance, and laugh out loud! The performances are at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 20 in the Black Box Theatre in…


Health Professions Educational Research Symposium, Jan. 21

The Health Professions Educational Research Symposium (HPERS) is scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 21 from 8:30 am -5:00 pm at the Terry Building for all NSU faculty. The conference theme “Active Learning: Theory, Practice, and Evidence” resonates with all who are eager to learn best practices to enhance student learning. The…


NSU Employee is Good Samaritan After Tragic Airport Incident

Friday, January 6, 2017 turned tragic when a lone gunman shot at innocent people at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, leaving several people dead or wounded. The incident displaced thousands of people, many of whom were separated from their belongings in a foreign city. Wren Newman, SLP.D., CCC-SLP, chair of…


Mark your calendar for NSU’s President’s Town Hall meeting

The President’s Town Hall meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 25, and you can participate online or in-person. For all meetings dates/times and to join online, click here and look for the key words “Live via Interactive Broadcast.” Don’t forget to RSVP and to submit your NSU Success Story!  …


NSU Lifelong Learning Institute to host Pavel Palazhchenko, Feb. 24

NSU’s Life Learning Institute will host special guest speaker Pavel Palazhchenko on Friday, February 24 from 10-11:30 am Mailman Hollywood Bldg. 2nd floor Auditorium . Pavel Palazhchenko is a high-level Soviet conference interpreter who was the chief English interpreter for Mikhail Gorbachev and Soviet foreign minister Eduard Shevardnadze from 1985…


NSU’s New Work Order Management System

Effective January 3, 2017, the Office of Facilities Management introduced a new work order management system called School Dude. School Dude is a web accessible software application that can be accessed from any device with web browsing capabilities and from any location.  Points of Contact for each building have been…


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