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


News and Upcoming Events

NSU hosts “Interdisciplinary Data Structure for Collaborative Research in Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems (SHBE) Workshop

Yong Tao, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, College of Engineering and Computing at Nova Southeastern University hosted the Interdisciplinary Data Structure for Collaborative Research in Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems (SHBE) Workshop on June 5-6 at NSU Art Museum with support from Bonnie Clearwater, Director and Chief Curator of NSU Art Museum. The…

David Lawrence Jr. Speaks at NSU Commencement

Renowned thought leader, children’s advocate, and former publisher of the Miami Herald, David Lawrence Jr., was the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education commencement ceremony on Friday, June 16. He discuss the “Seven Guidelines for a Good and Meaningful Life.” NSU leadership will…

NSU’s Severe Weather Tabletop Exercise

NSU’s Public Safety Department recently conducted a Tabletop exercise in the Carl DeSantis building with more than 75 people from the university in attendance. The two-hour exercise tested attendees on recovery efforts after a severe weather. Teams were provided assignments that related to the recovery action that would be required…

CAHSS Faculty Premiers “Shade” at the Gleason Room in Miami Beach

Augusto Soledade, M.F.A., associate professor in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), premiered his latest full length work, “Shade,” on May 24 and 25, 2017 in the Gleason Room, Miami Beach. “Shade” was created for six dancers and delves into identity, identification, and the question, “What are…

Halmos Undergraduates Help Broward County Legally Blind Adults

On May 4, 2017, Halmos Associate Professor Mark Jaffe, D.P.M and three undergraduate biology students travelled to The Learning Center for Vision Impaired Seniors Broward County Florida, to present helpful health summer health updates to their patrons. Supervised by Jaffe, B.S. biology students Alexa Israeli, Mithun Mathew, and Kaleigh Neidig…

Colleagues Remember Jacki Browne, Ph.D.

CAHSS Professor Jackie Browne, Ph.D., died in March 2017 following a long battle with cancer, but she left a lasting impact on everyone of her colleagues. Browne was hired in 2003 by Professor Kimberly Durham, Psy.D., to work in what was then the Fischler School of Education and Human Services….

College of Psychology Faculty, Staff get Pie in the Face

About 70 participants lined up outside the Maxwell Maltz Building to stick it to students, staff, faculty – even the dean. The item in question they were sticking: Pies. It was all part of the College of Psychology’s Pie in the Face Challenge with the Abraham S. Fischler College of…

Olympia Duhart, former SALT Co-President, named Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Professor Olympia Duhart, the NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Director of Legal Research and Writing has been named the Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development for the College of Law. Professor Duhart joined the College of Law faculty in 2005. She has served as…

Maintenance to Impact NSU’s Telephone System on All Florida Campuses

Nova Southeastern University will be performing maintenance on its internal telephone system, which will interrupt our ability to use the system for a short period of time. Here’s what you need to know: Maintenance is scheduled to be performed from 2:00-4:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 4. This time was selected…

NSU Marine Scientists Explore Deep and Shallow Reefs off Fiji

Halmos College Professor Charles Messing and Research Scientist Brian Walker have been in Fiji in the South Pacific Ocean since May 12 as part of a grass-roots initiative called Project Baseline, set up by Global Underwater Explorers to contribute to the conservation of the world’s aquatic environments. This expedition focuses…

NSU’s Equine Therapy Program Receives Boost from Quell Foundation

When it comes to mental health issues, it’s personal for Kevin Lynch. The U.S. Navy Veteran, who has a son diagnosed with bipolar disorder, has battled his own bout with depression. Today he leads an army of volunteers who want to shift how society views and treats people with mental…

Get Your 2018 Parking Decal

Please download the new 2018 Parking Decal Application. You must present your completed application and submit a copy of your current vehicle registration in person. Please note that applications cannot be mailed, faxed, or sent through interoffice mail. Visit the One-Stop Shops located on the first floors of the Horvitz…

After 35 years NSU says Farewell to Distinguished Faculty Member

After 35 years at NSU, Naomi D’Alessio, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences is retiring. Former associate dean of the now-defunct NSU Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Dr. D’Alessio was also part of the Inaugural Honors Faculty Coordinating Committee for the new Farquhar Honors College. On…

Pies Were Flying at the Fischler College of Education BBQ

The Fischler College of Education got creative this year in an effort to raise overall participation for the Faculty and Staff Campaign. The college kicked off its unique push on April 27 during the #AllinNSU campaign, where any faculty or staff member who donated $19.64 or more received a ticket…

Halmos College Celebrates Graduates

Halmos College of Natural Sciences recently celebrated its Bachelor of Science graduates in the NSU Black Box Theater. Faculty and staff from the entire college celebrated the graduates from the Departments of biology, chemistry and physics, marine biology and environmental sciences, and mathematics. Supported by the offices of alumni and…

Horizons is Going Green

Beginning with the Spring 2017 issue, Horizons – NSU’s premier, award-winning magazine – can be viewed primarily online. Please visit nova.edu/horizons to view current and past editions.

Nova Southeastern University Celebrated Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

As part of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7 -13), which was celebrated locally from May 1- 5, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) celebrated teachers across the country for their dedication to their students and their commitment to education. NSU is home to the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), which…

CAHSS Faculty Presents at Omega Psi Phi Chapter at George Mason University on Colonel Charles Young

David Kilroy, Ph.D. faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was an invited speaker to provide a talk on Colonel Charles Young to the George Mason University chapter of Omega Psi Phi, the nation’s oldest black fraternity. Among his accomplishments, Young was the third African American…

NSU Collaborates with South Florida Accelerator to Commercialize Technology

The South Florida Accelerator (TSFA) and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced plans to form new startup companies from NSU’s research and development (R&D) pipeline. “We are excited to be working with researchers and leaders at NSU’s Center for Collaborative Research (CCR),” said Christopher Malter, co-founder and managing director, TSFA.  “NSU…

New Tradition Makes NSU History

April 27 marked the first ever “All in for NSU” campaign. The campaign was led by NSU’s Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations and the goal was to make NSU history for the most donations raised in just over one day (1,964 minutes). The campaign ended at 5:00pm EST on…

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