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Rising OD Deaths Create Backlog in South Florida Morgues

According to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overdose deaths from drugs such as heroin and lethal synthetics are claiming an average of 142 lives a day in the U.S. In South Florida dead bodies are arriving to the morgues with alarming frequency. In a recent interview with…


NSU Hosts First Ice Cream Entrepreneur Program

From July 31 through Aug. 4, Nova Southeastern University hosted its first Ice Cream Entrepreneur Program. Student teams spent four days of the week learning how to create and launch a new ice cream flavor in partnership with Yo Mama’s Ice Cream shop of Fort Lauderdale. They worked with professors from…


A Look at the History of the Confederacy

Last week, the white nationalists were in Charlottesville,VA. to protest the city’s plan to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee, and counterdemonstrators were there to oppose them. In a recent interview with NBC 6, Charles Zelden, Ph.D., professor in the Department of History and Political Science at NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities,…


U.S. News & World Report Ranks Three NSU Programs Among the Nation’s Best

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The rankings by U.S. News & World Report of college and university online programs are out, and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to announce that three online programs have been honored. NSU’s Criminal Justice graduate program was ranked 26th out of 41…


Nova Southeastern University’s Ph.D. Program in Family Therapy Received Renewed Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce that the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) has renewed the doctoral program’s accreditation for the maximum allowable time (six years) with no stipulations. NSU’s program is in the Department of…


Nova Southeastern University Earns Military Friendly School Designation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is very pleased to announce that it is the recipient of the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM Jobs and Military Spouse. “We’ve been working to make NSU a university that our…


Nova Southeastern University to Host Mobile Fort Lauderdale Veterans Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Once again Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is proud to host the mobile Fort Lauderdale Vet Center. This Veteran Outreach/Information event will be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 4 in front of NSU’s Don Taft University Center, 3301 College Ave.,…


NSU Expert Provides Advice for Single Parents

When it comes to providing advice for parents, NSU’s Dr. Maribel Del Rio is one of the “go to” experts for reporters. She has been featured in numerous media stories, most recently one by Univision that focused on the unique challenges facing single parents. Below is the link to the…


Flakka/Bath Salts Leads to Another Gruesome Attack

  It’s happened again – an alleged incident of someone who appears to have been under the influence of an illicit/illegal drug – Flakka (aka – bath salts.) The suspect allegedly stabbed a couple to death in Martin County, Florida and then appeared to be biting the face of one…


NSU Expert Talks About Newest Disney Princess

What is being hailed as Disney’s first-ever Latina princess, Elena Castillo Flores in “Elena of Avalor,” is being voiced by S. Florida’s own Aimee Carrero. Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., an Assistant Professor within the Department of Justice and Human Services within NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences recently…


NSU Expert Participates in Story on Parenting

Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., an Assistant Professor within the Department of Justice and Human Services within NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences recently provided her expertise for a story on parenting for Univision. The story focused on parents who go to “extreme measures” monitoring their children – some…