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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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NSU Athletic Training Students Participate in Staged Mass-Casualty Incident Training

Light rain falls upon a massive, smoldering pile of concrete rubble—the remnants of a once-standing parking structure. The sound of helicopters echoes overhead as fire trucks and ambulances arrive on scene. First responders rush to aid frantic victims, many bruised and crying for help. The chaotic scene looks, sounds, and…

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…

SAVE THE DATE – Quality of Life Council

Please save the date for our inaugural 2013 Quality of Life Celebration of Community Research.  This event will highlight our 2013 award winners and past QOL award winners who, in collaboration with their Broward County community partners, have made an impact through community-based applied research.  The event will take place…

President Hanbury Named Honorary Chair of Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks Event

Nova Southeastern University President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., has been named honorary walk chair of the Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks event.  Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. As honorary walk chair, Hanbury will be responsible for hosting and promoting the annual Broward…

Recipients Announced for President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant & Quality of Life Awards

The 14th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 11th Annual Quality of Life Awards ceremony was recently held in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus. NSU President George Hanbury and Vice President for the Office of Research and Technology Transfer Gary Margules recognized 37 research projects…

NSU Hosts Recognition Dinner for Ambassadors Board

Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Fulbright Visiting Scholar, May 23

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences invites you to participate in a talk with Fulbright Visiting Scholar Volodymyr Turchenko, Ph.D., on the “Development of Parallel Neural Network Algorithms” on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Turchenko will provide a short overview of the Fulbright exchange program and some…

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 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…

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…

The NSU Eye Care Institute Provides Community Diabetic Eye Disease Education

Nova Southeastern University hosted American Diabetes Association Alert Day on March 26 in the Carl DeSantis Building Courtyard on main campus. Janet Leasher O.D. and Nicole Patterson O.D. represented NSU’s Eye Care Institute at this event, educating the community about diabetic eye disease and reminding them to have annual comprehensive…

College of Health Care Sciences Inaugural Issue of Perspectives Magazine

This spring, the College of Health Care Sciences will be releasing the inaugural issue of the college magazine, Perspectives. The long-awaited magazine is the product of months of collaboration between representatives from various programs in the college, writers and editors. HPD Publication editor, Scott Colton, B.A., and graphic designer Brandee Evans,…

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,…

An Evening with Rip Esselstyn, Feb. 28

Thursday, February 28 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Rose and Miniaci Performing Art Center, NSU Main Campus WholeFoods Market and Nova Southeastern University are proud to host author Rip Esselstyn of the New York Times best-selling book, the Engine 2 Diet.  Join us for this wonderful opportunity  which will include snacks…

NSU to Host Open House at Ft Myers SEC, March 7

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an Open House on March 7 at its Fort Myers 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 NSU Fort Myers offers, as well as…

College of Health Care Sciences Holds Induction and Commencement Ceremony

This past December, NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences (CHCS) initiated 11 new members to the CHCS Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA). These new members gave their final project presentations to a collection of TLA members, colleagues and coworkers. Presentations were followed by a reception and induction ceremony in the…

HPD Students compete in the 2013 Ethics Bowl Competition

The 7th Annual Ethics Bowl —- sponsored by the Multicultural Affairs Committee, NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences and NSU’s College of Nursing —- was held on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Participants from 10 programs gathered together to compete in the Health Professions Division. Teams of three to five students were…

Broward DECA Competition Held at Huizenga Business School

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, the H. Wayne Huizenga Business School hosted the Broward County DECA High School District Competition in the Huizenga Sales Institute. More than 350 DECA Club members from 18 different schools attended the one-day competition, which included events related to entrepreneurship, marketing and sales. As part of…

Undergraduate College Preview Days Draws Record Number of Students

NSU’s Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) Office of Undergraduate Admissions recently hosted College Preview Day and welcomed more than 425 attendees.  NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., kicked off the day by welcoming the visitors, who then met with faculty and staff, attended admissions presentations and toured the campus….

NSU Hosts Event to Recognize Reggae Golden Jubilee 50th Anniversary