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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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Division of Public Relations and Marketing Communications
Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

(954) 262-5353
(800) 541-6682 x25353
Fax: (954) 262-3954
communications@nova.edu

News and Upcoming Events

Faculty Shark Club Summer Hours end Aug. 17

Take a break from the heat and enjoy your favorites in a relaxing atmosphere. Summer hours are in effect thru August 17. The Faculty Shark Club is located in the Rosenthal Building. Summer operating hours are: Lunch: 11:30 am to 2:30 pm, Monday thru Friday For more information, call 954-262-2474…


NSU to Host Florida Senatorial Debate in October

The successful statewide partnership that produced historic candidate debates in 2004, 2006, 2008 and 2010 is back – this time to help Floridians choose their next U.S. Senator. “Decision 2012: Before You Vote,” a project created by Leadership Florida, in partnership with the Florida Press Association, announced details for the…


NSU offers Free “Quit Smoking Now” Programs

NSU is now a smoke & tobacco-free campus. Free tobacco cessation programs are available to help you quit. The NSU Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program and the Healthy Lifestyles Guided Self-Change Program offer group and individual programs designed to motivate and help smokers prepare to quit, select a quit…


Register for the Annual ESS Informational Summit through July 24

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) will host the 5th Annual Informational Summit on Aug. 2 & 3. Registration is now open through Tuesday, July 24. See flyer for details…2012 ESS Informational Summit.


NSU’s Public Safety Department has moved to serve you better

The Nova Southeastern University Public Safety Department is pleased to announce that the central Public Safety office on the main campus was relocated from the Parker Building to the Campus Support Building. This move consolidated the NSU Public Safety Department in order to better support the growing needs of the…


Swim with Tiger Sharks in PBS affiliate WPBT2’s New Season of Changing Seas

NSU GHRI Director Mahmood Shivji (second left) puts a satellite tag on a tiger shark off the coast of The Bahamas. Changing Seas, an Emmy award-winning WPBT2 original production, returns to television on Wednesday, Jun. 6 at 7:30 p.m.  In the premiere episode, “Tracking Tigers,” the Changing Seas crew works…


Campus Visit Day a Success

Approximately 150 guests, comprising prospective students and their families, attended the latest Campus Visit Day, which was held on Saturday, May 19 in the Don Taft University Center. Guests were treated to light snacks in the morning followed by group presentations facilitated by counselors from the Office of Undergraduate Admissions….


Update your iShark Mobile App Now!

NSU’s iShark mobile app has added two new features to the application: the NextBus and Giving to NSU icons. NextBus is the university’s real-time passenger information system that allows you to find out when the next Shark Shuttle will be arriving near you. It also shows where each bus is…


NSU Speaker’s Forum focusing on Stress & the Brain, May 25

Jaime Tartar, Ph.D., associate professor and research coordinator at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, May 25. Tartar’s presentation on is titled: “The effects of stress on the brain” Tartar earned her Ph.D. in the behavioral neuroscience program…


Nova Southeastern University’s Palm Beach SEC Unveils Magnificent Shark Sculpture

Leaders from the city of Palm Beach Gardens and NSU unveiled a magnificent sculpture depicting an 18 foot Mako shark at the entrance of NSU’s Palm Beach Student Educational Center (SEC) on Tuesday, May 8. The head of the shark, bursting out of the pavers, is 4 foot, 6 inches…


Office of Undergraduate Admissions Brings Future Sharks to Campus

Approximately 150 future NSU Sharks and their families attended the Scholarship Reception on Saturday, Apr. 28 at the Don Taft University Center. The Scholarship Reception, hosted by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, is an annual event to welcome the incoming Fall class. The day began with a morning brunch followed…


M.B.A. DAY Scheduled for May 23

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend M.B.A. Day on May 23 in the Carl DeSantis Building. Stop by anytime between 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. to speak with admission representatives, financial aid experts, academic advisors and faculty members. Learn about the Huizenga Business…


Legacy Society Recognizes Individuals who include NSU in their Estate Plans

Nova Southeastern University’s Legacy Society recognized visionary individuals who are making a profound and meaningful impact on the future of the university by including NSU in their financial and estate plans. President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., greeted guests and explained how each of them plays an important role in…


NSU’s 2012 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony, May 12

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, and the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship will jointly hold Nova Southeastern University’s 2012 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. Saturday, May 12 4:00 p.m. BankAtlantic Center | Sunrise, Florida Humanitarian Terry Waite will deliver the…


NSU Speaker’s Forum, “Partnering with the Library to build a better researcher & student,” May 11

Elena Soltau, MLIS, instructional outreach librarian at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library’s Reference Department, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, May 11. Her presentation is titled: “Beyond the Books: Partnering with the Library to Build a Better Researcher and Student.” Soltau, who got her master’s degree…


Countdown! In Less than One Month NSU will become a Tobacco/Smoke-Free Campus

Mark your calendars! On July 1, 2012, NSU will join nearly 400 U.S. colleges and universities and become a tobacco and smoke-free campus. A healthy campus environment is of paramount importance to our university. We believe the adoption of this policy is the right decision and demonstrates our commitment to…


Neuroscientist David Eagleman Reveals the Brain’s Secret Lives at On-Campus Talk

“The human brain is the most complicated thing in the universe,” said neuroscientist David Eagleman, Ph.D., to a crowd of more than 450 students, faculty, and members of the NSU community. Eagleman spoke at NSU on Apr. 19, as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series, hosted by the Farquhar College…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Larry A. Calderon, Ed.D., May 4

Aurélien Tartar, M.S., Ph.D., assistant professor of biology at Nova Southeastern University’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, May 4. His presentation is titled: “Mosquito control: a local and global challenge.” Tartar’s research interests are centered on insect-associated microbes,…


Former NBA All Star Speaks to Business Students

On Apr. 10, former NBA All Star Kenny Anderson spoke to students in the Facility and Event course, which forms part of the B.S. in Sport and Recreation Management program at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship. Although his goal in life was to play basketball, Anderson…


Come to the Faculty Shark Club for a club favorite

The Faculty Shark Club will host an Open House on Thursday, May 3. Membership requirements will be waived so that all NSU faculty and staff members can experience the ambiance and try the delicious menu items for lunch and dinner. The evening’s special is the popular Pasta Dinner featuring Caesar…


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