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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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NSU Law Professor and Co-Author Look to Hit Home Run with “Baseball and the Law” Textbook

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Take me out to the ball game! Take me out to the court room! Ok, so maybe Jack Norworth and Albert Von Tilzer didn’t include that last line in their classic 1908 song, “Take Me Out to the Ball Game!” But they could…

NSU and BSO ‘Armed Encounters’ Researchers Present Findings to Law Enforcement Community

Representatives from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) recently presented findings from their research on armed encounters to law enforcement officials and officers from across South Florida. Key findings from their research indicated that increased training for officers early on led to increased chances that…

Veterans Law Clinic Hosts First Workshop: ‘Removing Legal Barriers to Employment’

NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center’s hosted the first event at its Veterans Law Clinic on Saturday June 15, entitled, “Removing Legal Barriers to Employment.”  Nineteen veterans received one-on-one legal consultation regarding the removal of employment barriers and were offered advice on how to overcome the same. Some clients will receive follow-up…

NSU Alum Helps Nursing Student Through Common Knowledge Scholarship

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) nursing student Jonathan Aguiriano recently became the first Tuition Back Scholarship winner when he won the Sandra Brown Award. The award, funded by NSU alumna Sandra Brown, J.D., was created to reward the highest scoring NSU participant in the national Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF), Nursing…

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

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Publishes Biography of Thurgood Marshall

Charles Zelden, professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, published Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union (Routledge Historical Americans) in May 2013. The succinct biography details Marshall’s storied legal career, including his service as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court…

NSU Hosts Recognition Dinner for Ambassadors Board

Business Professors Present at Southwest Decision Sciences Conference

Three professors from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship —Leslie Tworoger, D.B.A., Eleanor Lawrence, Ph.D., and Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D., presented their research entitled “The Emotions and Cognitions of Change: Top Management Reflections in the Healthcare Industry” at the Southwest Decision Sciences Conference. The conference was held March 12-16,…

Law Students Volunteer More Than 23,000 Hours of Legal Work

The Law Center’s graduating class of 2013 participated in the Pro Bono Honor Program and volunteered 23,041 hours of pro bono legal work while in law school, an all-time record. This is an impressive volunteer effort, and its impact on the community is beyond measure. From the class of 2013,…

NSU Undergraduate Students Recognized for Winning University-Wide Essay Contest

The second annual Farquhar Writing Contest offered NSU undergraduate students the opportunity to reflect on the academic theme of “Life and Death” and how it has impacted their lives. More than 30 students submitted essays for this year’s contest, and the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences honored the top…

Representatives from College of Optometry Attend Bill Signing

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry leadership and faculty were present when Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that expands the drug-prescribing powers of optometrists. Gov. Scott signed the bill (HB 239) on April 19. The state now allows optometrists to prescribe oral medications — including pills —…

NSU Hosts Conference on Cyber Safety and Human Trafficking

University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Frank DePiano, Ph.D., welcomed more than 300 federal and local law enforcement personnel and child welfare providers from the Broward, Miami, and Palm Beach counties to NSU’s main campus on Thursday, April 25. The providers were on campus to attend a cyber-safety…

NSU Law Appoints First Staff Attorney to Veterans Law Clinic

  Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center announced the appointment of Jayme Cassidy as staff attorney of the university’s in-house Veterans Law Clinic, the only one of its kind in South Florida. This summer, Cassidy will be offering a series of workshops to address some of the most…

Bloomberg Reporter Interviews Huizenga School Professors

A Bloomberg reporter (from The Bureau of National Affairs – BNA) interviewed Bahaudin Mujtaba, D.B.A., professor of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and author of the book Workforce Diversity Management, for their “Workforce Strategies” report entitled “Hispanic Employees: Addressing the Challenge of the Multicultural…

NSU Hosts the 2013 STUEY Awards

NSU to Host Hemispheric Drug Strategy Conference, Ends May 3

NSU will host an international conference, May 1-3, to discuss drug strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference will be held in the Presidential Boardroom of NSU’s Horovitz Administrative Building on the main campus. The university is hosting this conference as part of a strategic partnership between NSU’s…

Guy Harvey and NSU’s GHRI Tag & Track Migratory Movements of Mako Sharks

Nova Trial Association Team Wins Second Place at ABA Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition- Defeats Harvard

The Nova Trial Association Team of NSU Law students Jessica Bartell (2L), Ryan Mosher (3L), Andrew Sando (3L) and John Tolley (2L) recently competed in the Criminal Justice Section of the American Bar Association’s Annual Criminal Justice Trial Advocacy Competition hosted by The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. The…

President Hanbury Pens Sun Sentinel Opinion Piece on ‘Needs of Returning Veterans’

The following opinion editorial appeared in the Tuesday, April 9 edition of the Sun Sentinel’s editorial section.   George Hanbury: Needs of returning veterans a big priority at Nova By George Hanbury Unemployment, homelessness, and mental health issues face many of our returning veterans because of their sacrifices and service….

University School’s Arts Department Presents Footloose, April 19, 20, and 21

Join University School families and friends at the Epstein Center for the Arts on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 1:30 p.m., for the musical production of Footloose! Tickets are available by calling 954-262-4493 or by visiting our ticket marketplace online…