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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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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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Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Fort Lauderdale Physical Therapy Students Give Back to the Community on a Continuum

The Fort Lauderdale Physical Therapy (PT) students give back to the community through service learning and community service throughout the year by participating in numerous activities that help promote PT and educate the public about the benefits of PT services. Many of the activities are interprofessional in scope. The following…

Spring/Summer 2018 Dollar$ and $ense Newsletter Now Available

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) has published the Spring/Summer 2018 issue of the Dollar$ and $ense student newsletter. This issue provides students with important information relating to the financial aid application process, scholarships, updates regarding federal and state financial aid, deadlines, and more. The newsletter is available on the NSU…

Genomics Core Facility Call for Proposals: 2018 Illumina RNA-Seq Pilot Grant Program

NSU’s Translational Research and Economic Development Genomics Core Facility is soliciting proposals for pilot projects utilizing the Illumina NextSeq 500 platform for RNA-Seq applications. The primary goal of this pilot grant program is to offer NSU faculty members a unique opportunity for gene expression research projects at minimal cost as…

Nova Southeastern University Names Barbara Sageman as Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund

NSU is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Sageman, M.B.A., as the university’s new executive director of alumni relations and annual fund. She brings more than 20 years of experience in higher education with a focus on alumni relations and financial giving to this new role. In this position,…

Halmos Hosts Oil Spill Deployment Exercise

On Friday, March 30 a group from Oil Spill Response came to the Oceanographic Campus to conduct a deployment exercise. For two and a half hours the group practiced how to react to an oil spill using the Walter Banks Marina. The exercise was concluded successfully with lessons learnt by…

Halmos College Co-Hosts International Conference

During March 26-28, Halmos College co-hosted the BIT’s 11th Annual World Protein and Peptide Conference 2018. Held in Miami, Florida, Halmos College assistant dean Matthew He, Ph.D. moderated the keynote forum. The second day, Reza Razeghifard, Ph.D., chair of the Halmos College Department of Chemistry and Physics chaired the “Idea…

CAHSS Participates in “Poems for Parkland: Poems of Peace”

The Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) participated in a community event, “Poems for Parkland: Poems of Peace,” held on March 13, 2018 in  Coconut Creek. Various community partners including DFT, Broward College, and Orange Island Arts Foundation organized the event….

FCE Celebrates Black History Month by Collecting Dolls for Children in Haiti

The faculty and staff at NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE) celebrated Black History Month by collecting all shades of beautiful black dolls for the FONDASYON FELICITEE in Tabarre, Haiti; which is run by Bayyinah Bello – an icon on women issues. Charlene Desir, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Department of Higher…

NSU Unveils Secure Online Form for Reporting Title IX/Sexual Misconduct Violations

As part of NSU’s comprehensive approach to responding to and reducing the impact of sexual misconduct at our university, a new secure online reporting form is now available to report incidents of sexual misconduct affecting one or more members of the NSU community. All employees (other than those designated as…

FCE Hosts Dean’s List Reception

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) held its Fall 2017 Dean’s List reception on March 27. Students were treated to lunch prior to receiving Dean’s list pins and certificates. The students were joined in celebration by Interim Dean Kimberly Durham, Psy.D., faculty and staff, as well as friends…

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Students March for a Mission in D.C.

  About 800,000 people converged on Washington, D.C. for the March for Our Lives rally on Saturday, March 24. Among them were Nova Southeastern University graduate students from the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). Thanks to financial sponsorship from the CAHSS Graduate Student Government Association, the students…

International Women’s Day Colloquium 2018 was a Huge Success

The NSU Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) sponsored a lunch-time International Women’s Day Colloquium on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 in the Carl DeSantis Atrium. International Women’s Day 2018 was themed Press for Progress. Student organizations from across campus displayed their research posters to highlight awareness of…

Halmos College Hosts Environmental Professionals Conference

On Friday, March 16 the Halmos College hosted the South Florida Association of Environmental Professionals (SFAEP) at their Oceanographic Campus. The 2018 SFAEP Symposium was a resounding success with 72 attendees, 2 NSU professor presentations, 13 sponsors, and 30 NSU students in attendance.  The 14 speakers focused on the environmental…

NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) Hosts an International 3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC)

On March 4-7 2018, NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) hosted an international conference “3rd Thermal and Fluids Engineering Conference (TFEC)” at NSU’s  Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus. Yong Tao, Ph.D., dean of CEC, was the conferences  chairman and was instrumental in hosting the event at NSU. More than 400 scientists…

Exercise Scientists at NSU Test NFL Combine Athletes

Forty plus players hoping to take the next step in their football careers, took part in exercise and sports science (EXSC) studies led by NSU researchers Jose Antonio, Ph.D., FNSCA, FISSN, program director and associate professor, and Monique Mokha, Ph.D., LAT, ATC, CSCS, professor and athletic trainer. The players were…

Law Clinic Community Roundtable and Conference: Successful Transition a Collaborative Effort

Join NSU Law as they host the second AIDD Clinic Roundtable and Conference. Renowned judges, legal professionals, advocates, and representatives for persons with special needs will come together again to explore best practices and assess community interests. Learn how you can make a positive impact on the community of Adults…

Halmos Student Tags First Sea Turtle Nest

On March 1st,  Lexi Peterson a master’s student in the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography was lucky enough to mark the first nest of the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program (BCSTCP). This nester was a leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) weighing up to 2,000 pounds, Leatherbacks tend to be…

One Month Later: NSU Continues to Respond to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Tragedy

­ As we all struggle to cope with the tragic events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) High School last month, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) students, faculty and staff have mobilized to aid in the community’s comfort and support in multiple ways. Some of the actions taken include: Mental Health Counseling…

Lunch & Learn Grant Workshop

The 2018 Lunch & Learn Grant Workshop Series for NSU faculty is coming to a close.   The final workshop, “How to Plan and Conduct a Clinical Trial”, is set for Monday, March 26.  All workshops are scheduled from noon – 1:00 p.m.  in the HPD Chancellor’s Dining Room.  A light…

Groundbreaking Held for NSU’s Tampa Bay Regional Campus

More than 300 people joined Nova Southeastern University officials and representatives of the Patel Family Foundation on March 7 as they broke ground on the new Tampa Bay Regional Campus in Clearwater, Fla. When construction is complete, the 325,000-square foot complex will replace NSU’s existing Tampa Campus and its programs,…

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