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NSU’s Huizenga Business College to Recognize Prominent South Florida Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship is proud to announce three well-known business leaders who will be inducted into the 2019 class of the Entrepreneur and Business Hall of Fame, the Huizenga Business College’s highest honor:…


Great White Shark Genome Decoded

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The great white shark is one of the most recognized marine creatures on Earth, generating widespread public fascination and media attention, including spawning one of the most successful movies in Hollywood history. This shark possesses notable characteristics, including its massive size (up to…


Long-Lasting Love: Name a Shark for Valentine’s Day

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Valentine’s Day is almost here. If you’re stuck trying to find that perfect gift for your someone special, researchers at Nova Southeastern University’s  (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) may have just the thing: a tagged female mako shark swimming off the coast of North Carolina…


New Art Exhibition Inspired by NSU’s Marine Environmental Education Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –  When you hear “South Florida,” one of the first images that pops into your head is of the beach and the ocean – you can’t think of one without the other. The relationship between the South Florida community and its beaches and…


NSU to Host First Showing in the U.S. of Documentary Film Rubber Jellyfish

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Harnessing the power of art and community to draw attention to our interconnectedness with the ocean, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography is proud to join with Free Our Seas to bring the Australian documentary Rubber Jellyfish to…


2019 Catch and Release Scholarship Fishing Tournament Fast Approaching

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   VISIT THE TOURNAMENT WEBSITE (Information & Registration)   The NSU Scholarship Fishing Tournament was created as a way to help provide financial assistance to qualified students so they can follow their educational dreams. The proceeds from the tournament help fund scholarships that attract, retain, encourage and support…


Nova Southeastern University Eliminating the Use of Plastic Straws

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Joining an ever-growing list of corporations, organizations and municipalities that are taking steps to reduce their dependency on single-use plastics, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will be eliminating the use of plastic straws, first at it’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus, then the other NSU…


BREAKING NEWS – WINNERS NAMED IN 2018 SHARK RACE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    ** BREAKING NEWS ** BREAKING NEWS **   The DeSantis and Nelson Sharks Have Won NSU’s Shark Race to the Governor’s Mansion and U.S. Senate     FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The results are in. With just a few days before the 2018 Midterm Elections, Nova Southeastern University’s…


NSU Researcher Part of Team That Conducted Genome-Wide Study of Tigers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – They are one of the most majestic and, at the same time, threatened animals on the planet – tigers. Some estimates put the total number of tigers in the wild at just around 4,000. While there have been conservation efforts for many years,…


NSU Using Mako Sharks to Predict Winner of Florida Governor’s Race and Race for U.S. Senate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) shark researchers are at it again! Off their stunningly successful Shark Race to the White House in 2016, which was one of the only polls to correctly predict the next President of the United States, researchers at NSU’s Guy…


NSU Joins with Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. to Help Restore Coral Reefs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – It’s a partnership made in the ocean. For more than five decades, scientists at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography have dedicated themselves to researching and better understanding coral reefs around the world. Similarly, Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings,…


Satellite-Tagged Shortfin Mako Shark Has Ocean Journey Cut Short

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – For one week every year people seem glued to their televisions watching program after program about sharks. After that week, the spotlight on sharks seems to fade – but not for the researchers who are studying these apex predators all 52 weeks…


Novel Approach Studies Whale Shark Ages the Best Way – While They Are Swimming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Already the world’s largest shark species, male whale sharks can swim around the ocean for up to 130 years, according to a recently published study by scientists at Nova Southeastern University‘s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and collaborators from the Maldives…


Marine Environmental Education Center to Celebrate World Oceans Day & March for the Ocean

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The world’s oceans are under siege. Everywhere you turn you see threats to this ecosystem – whether it be from oil spills, chemical pollution or the proliferation of plastic – the oceans need our help. In fact, recent video evidence surfaced showing a…


NSU Researchers to Join OCEARCH On A One-of-a-Kind Research Trip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – When describing an upcoming research trip for Nova Southeastern University (NSU) scientists, ambitious is a bit of an understatement. OCEARCH, which has earned acclaim for its research in to great white sharks, has invited scientists from a number of other organizations to join…


16-year-old to Graduate from NSU with Two Bachelor’s Degrees

When 16-year-old Mya Abdulahad walks across the stage to graduate Friday, she will not be picking up her high school diploma. Instead, she will be getting two bachelor’s degrees from Nova Southeastern University’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. Rebecca Vargas from WSVN Channel 7 News sat down with the student…


Mako Shark Joins Snowbirds in Migrating Back North

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Who knew that shortfin mako sharks and South Florida’s seasonal residents shared something in common? “Rob,” a five and one-half-foot long male shortfin mako shark, is officially a snowbird. Tagged off the coast of Ocean City, Md. in June of 2017, Rob is…


NSU Research Scientist Named to the National Academy of Sciences

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Research scientist Stephen J. O’Brien, Ph.D. has accomplished something no one else has done in the more than 50-year history of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) – he’s the first to be elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. “It’s a…


NSU & Marine Environmental Education Center to Host Inaugural Environmental Art Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHO: NSU, Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) at the Carpenter House; Free our Seas and Beyond; SURFRIDER Foundation of Broward County; Broward County Parks and Recreation; and the City of Hollywood WHAT: Inaugural Free Our Seas & Beyond Environmental Art Festival WHERE: Broward County Parks’ Historic Carpenter…


NSU Marine Research Scientists Participating in Annual Tortuga Music Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – It has become one of the premier music events in the United States – the annual Tortuga Music Festival on world-famous Fort Lauderdale Beach. Part of the three-day event is the Rock the Ocean Conservation Village where research scientists and organizations come…