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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
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News and Upcoming Events

Attend the University School AcademicFest

You are invited to the University School of NSU’s AcademicFest on Friday, Mar. 9 at the Epstein Center for the Arts between the hours of 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. The AcademicFest provides an opportunity to learn more about the University School’s programs and curriculum, camps, admissions process, and more! Don’t miss…


Staghorn Coral Transplanted by Oceanographic Center Researchers to Broward County Reef

In a delicate operation at sea, healthy staghorn coral were transplanted on Feb. 17 to a threatened reef off the Broward County coast by researchers at Nova Southeastern University’sOceanographic Center and its internal National Coral Reef Institute (NCRI). “This is the northernmost location on the planet for transplanted staghorn corals,”…


Faculty Lecture to Provide “Enlightenment” on Math, Science

The third talk in the Winter 2012 Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Lecture Series will feature a presentation by Evan Haskell, Ph.D., associate professor in the college, titled “Immoral Truths: Math, Science, and the Age of Enlightenment.” It will take place on Thursday, Mar. 22, from noon to…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Feb. 24

Larry A. Calderon, Ed.D., Nova Southeastern University’s vice president for community and governmental relations, affairs, and H. Wells Singleton, Ph.D., Dean of the Abraham S. Fischler School of Educationwill be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Feb. 24. His presentation is titled: “Challenges facing higher education in…


Important Notice About Annual Open Enrollment, Ends Feb. 24

Benefits open enrollment concludes at midnight on Feb. 24, 2012 for plan year effective on April 1, 2012.  In order to enroll, you must log into the enrollment website located at http://icubabenefits.org.  If you have not previously registered for benefit enrollment, you will need your Social Security number, date of…


Faculty Symposia scheduled for Mar. 1

The next Faculty Symposium will be held on Mar. 1, 4:30-6 pm in the Faculty Shark Club (Rosenthal Building). The topic is “Cross-Training the Brain” with guest speakers Suzanne Ferriss, Ph.D., and David Spangler, Ph.D.


WLRN Speaker Series and NSU Present a Screening of ‘Prohibition and the South Florida Connection,’ Feb. 24

For many, the word Prohibition conjures up scenes of gang wars in New York, New Jersey and Chicago along with some of the decade’s most infamous characters, Bugs Moran, Meyer Lansky and Al Capone. Yet few realize the prominent role South Florida, and its Caribbean neighbors, played in the transportation…


Expert Explorer to Discuss Connections Between Cave Diving, Climate Change

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology will welcome internationally known explorer Kenneth Broad, Ph.D., as a guest speaker in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series. “Caves, Climate, and Cognition” Wednesday, Feb. 22 Noon–1:00 p.m. Mailman-Hollywood Building | Room 309 Broad’s presentation, using images captured under…


Open Enrollment Available Until Feb. 24

Nova Southeastern University’s Open Enrollment started on Feb. 13 and will run through Feb. 24. During this time, there will be 13 Open Enrollment meetings as well as five labs scheduled to provide technical enrollment assistance to employees in need.  All benefit eligible employees should plan to enroll, confirm prior…


Leadership Training Continues at NSU

The fourth NSU Leadership module “Project Management and Measurement” was led by Irv Rosenbaum, DPA, Ed.D., MPA from the  Health Professions Division,  Laraine Mittleman, Ph.D., OIT Project Management Office, and Fred Ricci, Ed.D., Fischler School of Education. Representing different NSU administrative and academic units, this team provided content expertise for…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon

Beth Cain, general manager of the Nova Southeastern University’s Bookstore and Tami Garvey, the Bookstore’s assistant store manager, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Feb. 17. Their presentation is titled: “NOOK Study: The Evolving World of eTextbooks.” Cain relocated to the Bookstore from the University…


Want to Become a Superstar? Audition for An Evening of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Feb. 21

Calling all aspiring singers and actors! The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts will host auditions for its next Studio Series production, An Evening of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Auditions are open to all NSU students. No experience necessary. To audition, prepare a select song…


Two New Colleges at NSU to Hold Recognition Reception

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Nursing and College of Health Care Sciences will hold a Private Reception on Wednesday, Feb. 15 at 5:00 pm. This event is by invitation only. Formally a part of NSU’s College of Allied Health and Nursing, the new colleges were launched in January because of…


Free “Trigger-Proof” Employee Workshop Series continues Mar. 15

NSU employees are invited to attend a year-long series of free employee workshops that will help you build skills to manage daily stress and build positive relationships.  You will learn solutions to common workplace problems in the form of 12 easy-to-use tools that will allow both managers and workers to…


Student Accident Survivor Organizes “Power Over Pain” Walk, as Part of NSU’s CommunityFest

When 28-year-old NSU student Renee Glick exits her car after parking in a handicapped spot, she is often met with cries of “you should be ashamed!” Young and fashion-savvy, Glick may look like the picture of health. However, looks can be deceiving. Glick, and more than 116 million other Americans,…


Faculty and Staff Campaign – Yes you can give!

At the Town Hall meetings, NSU employees requested an easy way to contribute to NSU’s Capital Campaign or another University fund.  In response to your request, you can now do so easily via a link on the President’s Web Page at www.nova.edu/president/facultystaffgiving/. Annual gifts towards student scholarships have helped so…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Feb. 10

Yin C. Tea, O.D., FAAO, an assistant professor and chief of pediatrics and binocular vision at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Feb. 10 3. Her presentation is titled: “Pediatric Eye Care: Beyond 20/20”. It will cover two things:…


National Wear Red Day, Feb. 3

Friday, Feb. 3 is National Wear Red Day. It was established in 2004 by the American Heart Association (AHA), who faced a challenge. Cardiovascular disease claimed the lives of nearly 500,000 American women each year, yet women were not paying attention. In fact, many even dismissed it as an “older…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Feb. 3

Barry Barnes, Ph.D., professor of management at Nova Southeastern University’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Feb. 3. His presentation is titled: “Everything I Know About Business I Learned from the Grateful Dead.” Barnes teaches graduate-level courses…


Subscribe to the “Management Tip of the Week” From the Huizenga Business School

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Management Program is excited to bring to you a new weekly “Management Tip of the Week” column. Topics already explored by business professors include Mastering Strategic Improvisation; When Angry, Exercise the Freedom to Choose Your Response; Fun in the Workplace; Proactively…


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