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

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
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News and Upcoming Events

Star on the Silver Screen—Enter the Undergraduate Film Festival, Dec. 5

This is an open call from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences to all aspiring student filmmakers. Directors, editors, cinematographers, actors and actresses, screenplay writers—any NSU undergraduate students interested in developing a short film—are encouraged to apply for the annual Undergraduate Film Festival. Students of all experience levels are…

Fall’s Final Faculty Lecture: How Artificial Reefs Harm Fisheries, Dec. 5

Artificial reefs may be great for fishing—but there’s a catch. To conclude the fall 2013 Faculty Lecture Series, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host a talk on the potential risks of artificial reefs. “Artificial Reefs: Good for Fishing, Bad for Fish” Faculty Lecture Series | Paul Arena,…

Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention Newsletter is now Available

The Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention’s December newsletter is now available online! Learn about bullying, how to recognize the signs and what to do to prevent it. Along with other tips on how to help prevent tragic situations from occurring and where to turn to for help. Visit their…

NSU Names New Vice President for Compliance and Chief Integrity Officer

NSU President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Robin Supler, J.D., as Vice President for Compliance and Chief Integrity Officer. In this role, Supler is responsible for the strategic management and oversight of compliance responsibilities relating to the provision of health care services, safeguarding…

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NSU Researchers Receive $4.1 Million Grant from Department of Defense to Investigate Gulf War Illness

NSU President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced that a NSU research team led by Mariana Morris, Ph.D., and Nancy Klimas, M.D., was selected by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) as one of two DoD Gulf War Illness Research Program Consortium awardees. The award includes a…

NSU Names New Dean of the College of Health Care Sciences

NSU’s President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Stanley Wilson, P.T., Ed.D., CEAS, as dean of NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences. Wilson has served in a number of administrative positions within the college, including associate dean for academic affairs and previously as associate…

President Hanbury Welcomes U.S. President Barack Obama at NSU’s Grande Oaks Golf Club

President and CEO of Nova Southeastern University George Hanbury II, Ph.D.,  welcomed President Barack Obama as he hit the greens Saturday, November 9, 2013, with former NBA star Alonzo Mourning at NSU’s Grande Oaks Golf Club. The President and Mourning, currently Vice President of Player Programs with the Miami Heat, teed…

Test of NSU’s Emergency Notification System scheduled for Next Week

At Nova Southeastern University, the safety of our students, faculty and staff is our highest priority. As such, the university will be testing all components of the NSU Emergency Notification System on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. This may include: mass email; SMS text messages; indoor and outdoor…

Today’s Leaders Have Much to Learn from ‘Camelot’ Era, NSU Poll Shows

According to the findings of a new poll commissioned by  NSU on the eve of the 50th anniversary of JFK’s assassination, Americans of all ages and political affiliations most want today’s leaders to emulate President John F. Kennedy’s ability to build public and political support for positive change. Kennedy’s greatest…

Homecoming 2013 Continues! Anything that Floats Raft Race, Nov. 13

Homecoming 2013 is upon us, and there is so much to celebrate this year. We hope that you show your SharkPride throughout the week; you can view a complete list of homecoming activities here: http://www.nova.edu/studentactivities/homecoming/. The annual Anything that Floats Raft Race will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 4:00-6:00…

Renowned Genomic Researcher J. Craig Venter to Speak at NSU, Nov. 13

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome pioneering scientific researcher J. Craig Venter, Ph.D., to campus as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. “Life at the Speed of Light” J. Craig Venter, Ph.D. | Distinguished Speakers Series Wednesday, Nov. 13 7:00 p.m. Miniaci Performing Arts Center Well-known for…

Join Us for the Next NSU Diversity Dialogue, Nov. 5

Date Time Location Facilitator Topic November 5, 2013 Noon- 1:30 p.m. President’s Dining Room Horvitz Administration Building Ismael Muvingi, PhD, Associate Professor, Conflict Resolution & African Studies Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution “Over here and Over there, the growing normalization of diasporas’ double consciousness.”

Free Emotional Intelligence Workshop, Dec. 10

The Office of Human Resources will host a Free Emotional Intelligence Workshop on Tuesday, Dec 10 from 9:00- a.m. to 4:30 p.m in the Carl DeSantis Building, Sales Institute, Room 3000.  “Emotional Intelligence, Influencing, and Conflict Management” will be facilitated by Professor Neil Katz. Lunch will be provided. This workshop…

NSU Celebrates International Education Week in November

Each year, the United States Department of State designates a week dedicated to the advancement of International Education, and this year, the celebration will take place Nov. 18-22. NSU’s Office of International Affairs is working with representatives from many of our schools, colleges, and centers to plan a number of…

Ready to Laugh Your Fins Off?

Homecoming is right around the corner… which means it’s time to have fun with friends and Laugh Your Fins Off! Join us for NSU’s annual comedy show, Laugh Your Fins Off, on Nov. 16, featuring headliner DeRay Davis, best known for his movie roles in 21 jump street, “G. I….

Don’t Forget! Mark your calendar for NSU’s Team 2020 Celebration

We are kicking off NSU’s golden anniversary in style! NSU employees are invited to attend the Team 2020 Celebration on Thursday, Jan. 23 beginning at 8:30 am in the Don Taft University Center. Get there early and enjoy a great breakfast (including an Oatmeal station) on us. You will not…

Introducing NSU Mako Band: New Pop-Music Ensemble

NSU’s newest ensemble is making a splash across campus and the community. Sponsored by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the NSU Mako Band features instrumentalists and singers performing commercial and popular music for a variety of audiences. Since its formation, the band has performed at such college events…

Opera Composer Marvin D. Levy to Visit NSU, Discuss Award-Winning Career, Oct. 22

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Florida Grand Opera (FGO), will welcome to NSU award-winning opera composer Marvin David Levy. Part of FGO’s Community Conversations series, this special event will feature an Inside the Actors Studio-style conversation with Levy, culminating with an audience-led Q&A session….

New Recruiting Season Begins with NSU’s College Preview Day

Over 300 guests visited the NSU main campus on Saturday, Sept. 28 to inquire about undergraduate programs for upcoming terms.  Representatives from Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) departments of Undergraduate Admissions, Undergraduate Recruiting, and Student Financial Assistance were joined by colleagues from across the university in Academic Advising, Residential Life…

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