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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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Human Resources Hosts Free Business Writing Workshop for Employees, July 30

Back by popular demand the Office of Human Resources will be offering this FREE Employee Development Workshop on Wednesday, July 30 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Carl DeSantis Building, room 1052. The ability to write well is critical to any profession at any level. Invest just four…

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…

Congratulations to This Year’s SLIMMING WITH SHARKS Winners

1st Place Ashley Klein 22.11% body weight lost (44 lbs) 2nd Place Stephanie Fleming 21.83% body weight lost (43 lbs) 3rd Place Ranishka Williams 21.03% body weight lost (49 lbs) Most Improved Body Fat Stephen Russo Lost 15.5% Most Improved Cholesterol Kristin Winston Dropped Cholesterol 123 points Most improved Curl-ups…

NSU Center Designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) at Nova Southeastern University has been designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics. This represents the first such Collaborating Center designation by the WHO specific to consumer health informatics in the world. The…

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…

Summertime is Scuba Time

With warm water and calm seas, Summer time is the official dive season in South Florida.  This summer, the Nova Southeastern University Academic Diving Program (NSUADP) is offering all levels of scuba courses for students, faculty, staff, and the general public.  Here are just some of the courses offered: Scuba…

NSU and Embraer Aircraft Join Forces to Improve Human Factors in Aviation

NSU-Embraer Aircraft MOA  Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Fort Lauderdale-based Embraer Aircraft Holdings have partnered to strengthen the relationship between the manufacturer and academia, in their efforts to improve human factors research in aviation. Through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed earlier this year, the partnership will include a series…

Computer & Information Sciences School Doctoral Student Honored at the 2013 Black Engineer of the Year Awards

  Je’aime H. Powell, a doctoral candidate of computer information systems at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, was recently honored with the “Student Leadership – Graduate Level Award” at the Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference in…

SHSS Alum Named Coordinator for Staff Selection and Training at Syracuse University

Jamie Rodriguez, M.S., master’s graduate of the College Student Affairs (CSA) program in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named Coordinator for Staff Selection and Training at Syracuse University. Rodriguez, a 2010 NSU graduate has been at Syracuse University since graduation. Among her responsibilities, she…

CDC Executive to Speak at NSU Commencement, May 19

Ursula Bauer, Ph.D, M.P.H., director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 19. The ceremony, where 703 Health Professions Division (HPD)…

Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2013

NSU Law Alumni Named ‘Most Effective Lawyers 2012’ by Daily Business Review for the Second Time

Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broard Law Center alumni Peter Herman ‘82 and Alex Brown ’04 of the firm Tripp Scott were named “Most Effective Lawyers 2012” by the Daily Business Review for the Member Services v. Security Mutual Life Insurance case, which resulted in a jury decision of $26 million in…

NSU College of Pharmacy Faculty Member Wins “Quality Game Ball”

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy (COP) is the only college of pharmacy in the U.S. that operates a full institutional pharmacy service at South Florida’s State Hospital (SFSH) besides a full service community pharmacy on main campus.  On a monthly basis, the Compliance and Performance Improvement  Department  of South…

NSU Earns Place on President’s National Honor Roll for Community Service

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. “We’re honored to receive…

Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Title IX

Nova Southeastern University Student Athlete Affairs Educational Workshops hosted an event where student-athletes celebrated the Title IX 40th Anniversary. Lura Fleece and Rene Carls of Exchange It! led the workshop, which focused on recognizing and understanding different challenges and the step to take to move through them and into a…

NSU Pediatrician’s Chapter Win National Award

Deborah A. Mulligan, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy, and her colleagues who are members of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), recently won an outstanding award. The Florida Chapter received the AAP Outstanding Chapter Award for the Very Large Category (1,001+ Fellows). It…

‘Business Days’ at Miami SEC continues, March 20-21

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend a series of free events over the course of three days, March 19-21. “Business Days at NSU Miami” will feature keynote speakers, a free Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training workshop, a career workshop, and a mock…

Use Water Efficiently

Source: www.epa.gov Make it a full load! Run your dishwasher only when it’s full. Don’t pre-rinse dishes – tests show pre-rinsing doesn’t improve dishwasher cleaning, and you’ll save as much as 20 gallons of water per load. When you buy a new dishwasher, look for one that saves water. Water-efficient…

College of Osteopathic Medicine to host International Geriatrics Training Institute, Starts Feb. 15

The College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (NSU-COM) Florida Coastal Geriatric Resources, Education, and Training Center (GREAT GEC) will host the 6th Annual Interprofessional Geriatrics Training Institute on Feb. 15 and 16. Held at NSU-COM’s Lifelong Learning Institute classroom located at University Park Plaza, 3420 S. University Drive, the training institute will…

Five Honorees Receive ‘President’s Excellence in Community Service Award’ at 15th Annual Celebration of Excellence