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Innovation Labs Spark Ingenuity, Exploration and Discovery at University School

NSU University School continues to foster curiosity, tinkering, and iterative learning in the innovation labs in the Lower, Middle and Upper Schools. The uniquely constructed labs provide students with state-of-the-art technology and tools in a personalized learning environment designed to motivate and inspire them to imagine, create, construct, experiment, formatively…


USchool Students Observe Release of Rehabilitated Birds during Field Trip to Oceanographic Campus

High school students at University School had an extra benefit from a science class field trip to NSU’s Oceanographic Campus. The students observed firsthand the release of three rehabilitated birds into the wild at nearby John U. Lloyd Beach State Park in Dania Beach. The South Florida Wildlife Center rehabilitated and…


Students Partner with NASA and Fairchild Garden on Space Research

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are in for a much needed treat as scientists at The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) plan to add more vegetables and plants to the astronauts’ existing food options. Growing plants and vegetables in space is no easy task, so NASA has partnered…


Distinguished NASA Scientist Meets with NSU University School Students

NSU University School welcomed a visit from NSU alumna, Gail J. Allen, D.B.A. Allen, deputy chief scientist at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), discussed NASA’s Involvement in the International Space Station, plans for astronauts to travel to Mars and climate change. During her presentation with Upper School students,…


USchool Student’s Teenography Business Wins Miami Herald Award

Katelyn Barclay, 17, is only a senior at USchool and is already at the helm of an enterprising business that’s receiving recognition from the local business community. During her junior year, Katelyn won the Miami Herald Business Plan Challenge – High School Track for her photography business, Teenography. Katelyn’s business…


NSU University School Teacher Receives Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

President Barack Obama named 108 mathematics and science teachers across the United States as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.  Carlos Montero, a teacher at Nova Southeastern University (NSU)University School, was among those honored.  Montero currently teaches honors and AP chemistry in grades…


Passion Shines Through University School Student

The Florence A. DeGeorge Boys & Girls Club in Davie proudly offers a Chinese class to its children thanks to University School student Rachel Bomser, grade 11. Rachel started learning Chinese in sixth grade and is now enrolled in AT Chinese Language & Literature and affirms that teaching Chinese reinforces…


NSU Employees Save 35% on Kids Day Off Camp for Spring Break

Register Today for Spring Break at Camp Nova – Kids Day Off on Friday, April 3, 2015 at Boomers in Boca Raton. Inside Boomers huge, state-of-the-art game room you’ll fi nd incredible games to tickle your imagination. Whatever you can imagine is a virtual reality in the Boomers Game room….


University School Students Excel at the Broward County Science Fair

Congratulations to our University School Broward County Science Fair competitors! Upper School: First Place and State Finalists Billy Herskowitz Medicine and Health Shari Kumar Medicine and Health Neha Narang Engineering: Materials and Bioengineering Second Place Nisha Chaudhari Behavioral Sciences Elizabeth Cornfeld Engineering Third Place Morgan Clarke Microbiology Fourth Place Ethan…


Students Test Drive Entrepreneurial Venture

University School partners with Junior Achievement to empower its students with business and economic education. Twenty one Upper School students are participating in the JA Fellows Company Program, an 18-week entrepreneurship program that provides high school students with an understanding of economics through real-world experiences in business and leadership. In…


University School Students Study Penguins in the Wild

The University School Lower School Environmental Science curriculum covers how the natural world works and how we as humans interact with and affect the environment. Students are currently engaged in a unit on penguins that includes locating the Polar Regions on a world map to identify where in the world…


University School Student Initiates Speech and Debate Service Project: It Suits U

Improved communication, research, writing, and critical thinking skills are among the many valuable and well known academic benefits students derive from participating in speech and debate activities. Competitive forensics, as it is also known, also improves students’ social skills such as conflict resolution, assertiveness, and the ability to listen to…


Robotics Team Driver Excels in Engineering and Filmmaking

Ariel Desler, senior, has been an integral part of University School’s robotics team since he joined and became a robot driver in grade 9. After learning the ropes, Ariel advanced to head engineer in grade 10 and since then, he has enjoyed a leadership role on the top-ranked team. During…


Students Take a Stand in the Fight against Cancer

Donning a bald cap to raise cancer awareness hit close to home for Tyler Katz. The eighth-grader at University School in Davie participated in the campus’ Be Bold, Be Bald initiative in honor of his grandmother, who died of the disease. Katz had the date of her death written on…


Davie Teen Creates Website to Promote Laughter

Seventeen-year-old Grant Besner of Davie is a big believer in the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.” Through his new website, www.llamamamahaha.com, he has been encouraging others to do the same. Llama Mama Healing Through Humor aims to cheer up children that are dealing with trauma in their lives. Grant…


Students Experience Hands-on Lesson on Citizenship

University School’s Middle School students were recently given an immersive lesson in what it takes to be good citizens. As part of the second annual Citizenship Day, each grade had a respective focus. Sixth-graders at the Davie school worked on team-building exercises, including a group knot game and a blindfold…


University School Student Shines in Creative Writing Contest

Congratulations to Avah Dickinson, sixth grade student, for winning second place in the Middle School Division of the Jewish Museum of Florida’s statewide creative writing contest. Her poem, “Malala Yousafzai” will complement the exhibit, From a Coin Toss into Politics: The Life of a Senator, on view from September 16,…


Enriched STEM Education at University School

University School second grade students recently completed an integrated STEM exploration titled “Food, Feathers, and Flight.” Through the examination of owls and flight, the STEM unit merged learning standards in science, technology, reading, engineering, art, and mathematics. Science lessons provided background information on food chains, food webs, and physical and…


University School students learn about the Brain in Science Class

Lower School students recently welcomed Crystal LaBozzetta, behavioral neuroscience student at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, and her colleagues who recently visited fifth grade to deliver an exciting, hands-on neuroscience lesson. The lesson started with a TED-Ed video that introduced students to the parts of the brain and…


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