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Nova Southeastern University
3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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NSU Medical School Professor Chosen AMDA Vice President

Naushira Pandya, M.D., CMD, professor and chair of the Department of Geriatrics at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was elected vice president of the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) at the organization’s national meeting held March 21-24 in Washington, D.C. The AMDA focuses on excellence in patient care…

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…

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

NSU Occupational Therapy Students Simulate Physical Disabilities on the Golf Course

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…

The Multicultural Affairs Committee Celebrates Women’s History Month: EmpowHer

The Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC), sponsored by Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences and NSU’s College of Nursing, celebrated Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 19 with the first EmpowHer event. This year’s theme was EmpowHer: Sharing women’s best homemade remedies or health care advice. The main foyer…

Jacksonville SEC to Host Open House, March 23

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an Open House on March 23 at its Jacksonville Student Educational Center (SEC).  The Open House, which is free and open to the public, will provide information about the various health, education, business, and psychology programs that NSU Jacksonville offers, as well as host…

Photography Exhibition Offers Glimpse of Modern Japanese Life from the 1970s to 21st Century, Last day April 12

Stunning cityscapes and intriguing glimpses into Japanese lives during the rapid economic growth of the 1970s through the dawn of the 21st century make up a new photography exhibition at NSU that runs through April 12. The exhibit, Gazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to the…

LitLIVE! Starts March 17

The Broward Public Library Foundation’s Literary Feast will host LitLIVE! –  a free event on Sunday, March 17 from 12:30-5:00 p.m., in the Alvin Sherman Library. This event will feature eighteen nationally known authors, including Bob Spitz, Tess Gerritsen and Meg Gardiner who will speak on panels and sign copies…

NSU Shark Jam Winter Concert featuring Kendrick Lamar and Busta Rhymes, March 23

Tickets are on sale now for NSU Shark Jam featuring two of hip-hop’s premiere artists, Kendrick Lamar and Busta Rhymes, live in concert!  Join us on Saturday, March 23, 8:00 pm at the Don Taft University Center Arena. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Please purchase your tickets from the Arena…

Enter College’s Second Annual Writing Contest, Win Prize for Essay on Academic Theme, Deadline April 1

How has the college’s academic theme of “Life and Death” affected the way you live? Enter the Second Annual Farquhar Writing Contest and you can win up to a $100 gift card for your response. All NSU undergraduate students are invited to participate in the contest, hosted by the Farquhar…

Nine M.B.A. Students Win Scholarships from Target Corporation

The Target Corporation recently sponsored a case study competition for students enrolled in H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Marketing 5017 course (Delivering Superior Customer Value) with Professor Art Weinstein, Ph.D.  Seven teams and 30 students participated in the ten-week project culminating in a 15 minute presentation to…

20th Annual Public Interest Auction, March 15

The Shepard Broad Law Center’s Public Interest Law Society (PILS) invites you to attend its 20th annual Public Interest Auction on Friday, March 15. The auction will be held at 6:00 p.m. in the Law Center’s atrium on NSU’s main campus. In addition to both a silent and live auction,…

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…

Novapool Dance Project to Feature Live Performances at NSU & Overseas, March 1

All are invited to a special, live dance presentation that will feature students performing simultaneously at Nova Southeastern University and across the pond at Liverpool John Moores University in England. Novapool Dance Project: Live Viewing Friday, March 1 10:30 a.m. Performance Theatre | Don Taft University Center The Novapool dance…

Science of Sleeping, Dreaming Uncovered at Upcoming Faculty Lecture, March 21

We spend about a third of our lives asleep and require sleep to stay alive. But, what goes on while we sleep and dream? Find out at the next Faculty Lecture Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “The Nights of Our Lives: Why We Sleep…

Forensic Anthropologist, Bestselling Novelist Kathy Reichs Speaks at NSU

More than 500 students, faculty, staff members, and guests gathered at NSU on Feb. 6 to hear from Kathy Reichs, Ph.D., a forensic anthropologist, bestselling author, and executive producer of the television series Bones. Titled “Forensic Anthropology: From Crime Lab to Crime Fiction,” the talk was part of the Farquhar…

Cancer Survivor Organizes Oral Cancer Walk, Feb. 23

It was early 2002 when Uyen Nguyen discovered a lesion inside her mouth that looks like a traumatic bruise. But she didn’t follow up. “I was a busy dental student,” said Nguyen, now a 3rd-year student at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine. “My palate was extremely tender, so…

RecPlex offers Free Week Membership

Membership Tryouts let you experience all you can to see if this is the right place for you.  No obligation.  Bring a friend!  Start incorporating exercise into your daily routine and see how good you will feel! Sign up during free week and don’t pay until March 1st!