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Tag Archives: green

Quick Tips: Cutting your summer cooling costs

http://www.usatoday.com Those sizzling, sultry days of summer are upon us, causing many of us to crank up the AC and, unfortunately, our energy bill as well. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and air conditioning your home takes almost a whopping 45% bite out of your…


President Hanbury Teaches Ambassadors Board Members Underwater Lesson on Importance of Florida’s Coral Reefs


Tips for Travel and Commuting

http://www.epa.gov/ Commuting It’s summertime, which means that weather conditions are favorable for ground-level ozone formation. Emissions from motor vehicles are the primary source of ozone-causing pollutants, accounting for almost half of our air pollution. Because heat and sunlight are important factors in ozone formation, ozone pollution generally peaks during the…


Lower School Student Leaders Introduce Earth Day Assembly

University School’s Green Team proposed and organized the first Lower School Earth Day Assembly and digital photography contest to propel fellow students to more actively recycle and to feel a greater sense of urgency about protecting our planet. At the heart of the effort were three grade 5 students –…


Great coffee = Great fertilizer

Source: http://www.greenplanet.com/ The USA consumes in excess of 400 million cups of coffee per day, include the rest of the world and you have a huge amount of coffee being drunk each day. You also have a huge amount of coffee grounds to be thrown away. In lots of cases,…


Microbe Week Takes Over at the Oceanographic Center, Begins April 11

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) is highlighting the symbiotic relationship between microbes and coral reefs this week through a series of distinguished speaker events and conference presentations. The week’s events kick off on Thursday, April 11 with “Dive In” lecture series guest speaker Kim Ritchie, a microbiologist with the…


SHSS Faculty Member Presents on Equine Therapy at Conference in Texas

Shelley Green, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented at Conversation-Fest 2013 in Galveston, Texas. The conference theme was, “Opening Doors to Possibilities: Inviting Dialogue, Stories and Community in Therapy and Social Transformation.” Green’s presentation was entitled,…


NSU Students, Alumni Bring Science to Life at Local Elementary School

More than 40 NSU students and alumni volunteered at Welleby Elementary School in Sunrise for the annual Science Alive! event on Mar. 20. The school-wide gathering featured an evening of interactive experiments and scientific demonstrations geared toward children and their families. During Science Alive!, Welleby’s classrooms are transformed into science…


NSU Alumna Taylor Collins Appears on Golf Channel

Alumna Taylor Collins appeared on Tuesday’s Morning Drive to announce herself as a contestant on the Golf Channel’s reality show, Big Break. The Morning Drive will re-air Tuesday at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. On the show, Collins was featured as a future contestant on one of the channel’s most…


NSU Law Students Win National Health Law Transaction Competition

A team of Nova Southeastern University third-year law students, Matthew Horton, A. Shawn Murray, and Jennifer Palacio, placed first as the overall champion at The L. Edward Bryant, Jr., National Health Law Transactional Competition at Loyola University School of Law in Chicago. The team also won Best Oral Presentation and…


University School of NSU Speech & Debate Team Wins 3rd Consecutive State Championship

University School of NSU’s speech and debate team recently defended the team’s state title by winning the championship for a third consecutive year. The victory was all the more impressive considering that the 26 qualifiers represented the youngest team University School has ever sent to the state tournament, according to…


NSU Hosts Diabetes Alert Day

On March 27, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, in partnership with NSU’s College of Pharmacy and College of Optometry, the American Diabetes Association, and the NSU Health Care Clinics, hosted  Diabetes Alert Day at NSU.  Students, faculty, staff, and local community members received educational materials about diabetes…


Recycling Statistics and Facts

Source: www.all-recycling-facts.com Recycling statistics on paper Forests are being cut and trees are being felled at an unimaginable rate of 100 acres per minute. All this to produce paper which is normally used and disposed without much thought. A plant takes a minimum of 15 to 20 years to grow…


Law Students Win Best Draft at the 2013 Transactional Law Southeast Regional Meet

NSU’s Shepard Broad  law students Jessica Williams, Erica Alberino, and Brian Taft were awarded ‘Best Draft for the ‘seller’ at the 2013 Transactional Law Meet in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, Feb. 15 for the Southeast Regional Rounds. This is the second year the law school has participated in this meet. Professor Donna…


Facts about Going Green & Recycling

Source: www.ehow.com Facts about Going Green & Recycling 1. Separating Recyclable Items Some localities are going to single-stream recycling; that is, all recyclables are placed in one container. However, if you are still required to separate recyclables, or you just want to, separate them into these categories: Paper, which includes…


Get to Know Nature

Source: pbs.org Even city-dwellers can learn to love nature with these earth-friendly ideas. 1. Become a nature watcher Spend some time with your child just sitting in your backyard or in a park observing the plants and animals around you. Talk about what you see. It can be fun to…


5 Tips to Help Protect our Earth

Source: www.all-recycling-facts.com Here are some tips to make your journey in protecting our earth a smoother one. Recycling tips 1: Start small To make a difference, you don’t have to start big. Remember, every effort counts, small or big. A small start is better than not at all, and it…


Huizenga Business School Celebrates the Holidays

On Dec. 13, the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship hosted its annual holiday luncheon for faculty, staff, and special guests — including NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. and President Emeritus Abraham Fischler, Ed.D. Faculty and staff who have served milestone years were recognized. In addition,…


Far From the Fresh Air Farm: The Ashcan School Paints the City

January 17, 2013  | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale Lecture by Carol Troyen Kristin and Roger Servision Curator Emerita of American Paintings Museum of Fine Arts, Boston This event is complimentary for all Museum members; $10 for nonmembers. RSVP is required to Lee Ledegang…


Upcoming Talk to Discuss EPA Policies Concerning Climate Change, Oct. 5

The next presentation in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will examine the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing role in enforcing policies relating to pollution control and climate change. Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series “EPA Enforcement: Can It Meet the Challenges of Climate Change?”…