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Realizing Potential: Campaign Priorities by NSU College/Center

Campaign priorities are designed to spark conversation so together, we can formulate plans with donors to realize tremendous potential. Our campaign is also university-wide. That is why every NSU college and center has developed its own case statement insert. But all college/center-level priorities roll up into one of NSU’s three…


NSU Hosts Welcome Reception for New Dean

NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently hosted a welcome reception for Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, at Grande Oaks Golf Club. Vieweg joined NSU from the University of Florida (UF) in Gainesville, where he served as the Wayne and Marti Huizenga…


NSU Dental Program Receives Statewide Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine’s Smiles Across Miami program was named a Sapphire Awards recipient and earned a $20,000 grant for its efforts to bring quality oral health services to underserved and primarily uninsured school children in Miami-Dade County. The…


Pride Bite: NSU Dental Program Receives Statewide Award

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine’s Smiles Across Miami program was named a Sapphire Awards recipient and earned a $20,000 grant for its efforts to bring quality oral health services to underserved and primarily uninsured school children in Miami-Dade County. The awards, presented by the Florida Blue Foundation…


NSU’s Health Professions Division Hosts 31st Annual Bal Fantastique

More than 300 community leaders, philanthropists, and NSU faculty, students and leadership recently joined together to celebrate the 31st Annual Bal Fantastique at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Hosted by NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD), guests enjoyed dinner and dancing while supporting a worthy cause. The black-tie event raised…


NSU’s Health Professions Division Hosts 31st Annual Bal Fantastique

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – More than 320 community leaders, philanthropists, and Nova Southeastern University (NSU) faculty, students and leadership recently joined together to celebrate the 31st Annual Bal Fantastique at Hyatt Regency Pier 66 in Fort Lauderdale. Hosted by NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD), guests enjoyed dinner…


NSU Hosts Welcome Reception for New Dean

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President Dr. George Hanbury recently hosted a welcome reception for Johannes W. Vieweg, M.D., founding dean of NSU’s College of Allopathic Medicine, at NSU’s Grande Oaks Golf Club. Dr. Vieweg joined NSU from the University of Florida (UF) in…


Congratulations to this Year’s STUEYS Winners!

NSU’s Division of Student Affairs proudly introduces the winners of the 17th Annual Student Life Achievement Award (most commonly referred to as the STUEYS). The event, held recently at the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, recognized students, faculty, staff, corporate partners and alumni who have contributed to building a…


Realizing Potential: Honors Students Make a Difference at Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research

Zara Khan was still in high school when she started volunteering at events directed toward raising money for cancer research. Just a few years later, Khan is on the other side of the spectrum as she conducts research experiments at NSU’s Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research (RGICR). Khan, a senior…


NSU Wears Blue in Recognition of Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, and Nova Southeastern University showed its support by wearing blue to raise awareness about autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and those whom it affects. See below for images of the NSU community in blue. From innovative, direct-service programs to academic coursework and research—responding to the needs of…


NSU 17th Annual Student Life Achievement Awards – See you April 12

NSU will soon be recognizing its finest during the glitz and glamour of the 17th Annual Student Life Achievement Awards – affectionately known as the “STUEYS.” At 6:00 p.m. on April 12, 2016 in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center, the STUEY’s will honor students, faculty, staff, corporate…


Commencement Season at NSU; Traffic/Parking Impacted on Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus, June 17

In addition to hosting several high school graduation ceremonies, NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus has the honor of hosting 10 NSU commencement ceremonies in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center. On the dates of the ceremonies, we are expecting considerable traffic on and around our campus and carpooling is…


NSU Supports Autism Awareness Month

April is Autism Awareness Month, and Nova Southeastern University is “going blue” to raise awareness about the autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and those whom it affects. We encourage NSU students, faculty, staff, and alumni to wear blue on Monday, April 4, to mark our support. Share your participation by posting photos…


NSU’s 3-D Printing Lab Holds Open House

On February 18, 2016, NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) Library hosted an open house for its 3-D Printing Lab. Faculty members were invited to see some of the projects completed so far. Attendees also had the opportunity to speak with various student-faculty groups currently working on projects using the technology….


AEDs and CPR = SAVED LIVES

As reported in SharkBytes on Feb. 17, 2016 and in the Sun Sentinel on March 4, 2016, two colleagues who work in NSU’s Physical Plant, Anthony Iovino, B.S., assistant director, and Edgar Ruiz, M.I.B.A., manager of fire and life safety, used their lifesaving skills to rescue a coworker. The two…


USchool Entrepreneurs Impress at JA Fellows Shark Tank Competition

NSU University School, in partnership with Junior Achievement, offers students an opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship, financial literacy and workplace readiness. Twenty Upper School students are participating in the Junior Achievement Fellows Company Program (JA Fellows), an 18-week entrepreneurship program that teaches economics through real-world experience in business and develops…


Pride Bite: NSU Participates in Dentist Day on Florida’s Capitol Hill

Eleven NSU dental students and faculty member, Laurie Gordon-Brown, DMD, attended Dentist Day on Capitol Hill in Tallahassee on February 1-2, 2016. Each year, dentists from throughout the state lobby Florida legislators during about issues critical to dentistry and patient care. NSU’s representatives met with several members of the Broward delegation…


Undergraduate Students Attend Pre-Health Day for Career Development with Alumni and Health Professionals

About 100 undergraduate students attended NSU’s second annual Pre-Health Day, a collaborative event hosted by the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography’s Department of Biological Sciences and the Office of Career Development. Students interested in health care professions gathered at NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus on Saturday, February 13, 2016,…


NSU Research Spotlight: Hossein Omidian, Ph.D.

Hossein Omidian, Ph.D., professor at NSU’s College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, works with his research team in developing technologies (patent-pending) to formulate opioid dosage forms with abuse-deterrent features. These technologies will help prevent drug tampering and abuse, which can increase the speed of drug absorption via smoking, inhaling through…


Florida’s Children First Honors NSU’s Dr. Fred Lippman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Florida’s Children First honored Fred Lippman, R.Ph., Ed.D., chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division, for his lifetime of work on behalf of children in Broward County at its annual fundraising and awards event on February 25, 2016 at the Riverside Hotel…