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3301 College Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


Tag Archives: marine science

NSU Marine Researcher’s Studies Featured by National Geographic

Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Fla. – The marine industry is a vital component of the South Florida lifestyle. To that end, Nova Southeastern University researcher Matthew Johnston, Ph.D., has been studying the impact invasive species have on our marine ecosystem. One species in particular – the lionfish – has been a focus…

2015 Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament is Almost Here – Provides Scholarships for NSU Students

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – This year, the organizers of the Fort Lauderdale Billfish Tournament came up with a unique “wrinkle” for the event. The idea was to “pre-tag” billfish in area waters and if a tournament angler caught one, they could be eligible to win $100,000. Unfortunately due to additional…

NSU Joins Florida Department of Environmental Protection to Learn How Reefs Are Being Used

  FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Florida is world-famous for its pristine beaches, abundant sunshine and the various watersports it offers both visitors and residents. Many of those ocean activities involve coral reefs in some way. Whether it’s a day of scuba diving, fishing for the next “big catch” or taking…

Artist & Conservationist Guy Harvey Provides Generous Financial Gift to Nova Southeastern University

  Gift Supports Ocean Research, Provides Scholarships For Undergraduate and Graduate Students and Renames Facility to the NSU Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced that Guy Harvey and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation are providing a generous financial gift that will allow…

University School Sophomore Wins State and Advances to International Science Competition

Recognized for her examination of the global carbon crisis, University School sophomore Rachel Sereix, followed a first place win at the Broward County Science Fair with a first place win at the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair and an invitation to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. As…

Oceanographic Center Helps ‘Rock the Ocean’ on Fort Lauderdale Beach

NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and National Coral Reef Institute joined with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation over the weekend of April 13-14 to raise marine conservation awareness at the inaugural Rock the Ocean Tortuga Music Festival. The Tortuga Music Festival was a two-day music and marine conservation festival…

5K ‘Motion for the Ocean’ Run/Walk to Benefit At-risk Youth, April 14

The inaugural Motion for the Ocean 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, April 14 at the NSU Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) in Hollywood’s John U. Lloyd State Park. Motion for the Ocean is an event partially funded by the NSU Pan Student Government Association as a fundraiser and community-building event organized…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Inducts Eight Students into Marine Science Honor Society

Eight undergraduate students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences have been inducted into the NSU chapter of Rho Rho Rho (PPP), the national honor societyrecognizing top undergraduate students studying marine biology. The college hosted an induction ceremony and reception for the students on Feb. 22. This year marked…

Guy Harvey NSU Shark Invitational to Tee Off at PGA National Resort and Spa, Oct. 8

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2012 FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – Synonymous with several championship saltwater fishing tournaments, celebrated marine artist and conservationist Guy Harvey is lending his name to a tournament hosted by Nova Southeastern University’s defending national champion men’s and women’s golf teams. The two-day Guy Harvey NSU Shark…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Inducts New Members into Marine Science National Honor Society

Nova Southeastern University Announces 2011 Undergraduate Commencement Speaker

Anthropologist Elizabeth K. Lindsey to Provide 2011 Commencement Address

Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts “For Hair’s Sake” Benefit at NSU to Collect Ponytails, Raise Funds for “Locks of Love,” Apr. 17

NSU student group “Locks for a Cause” will host “For Hair’s Sake” on Sunday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to to raise funds for cancer research and collect ponytails for Locks of Love, a non-profit that creates high-quality wigs for children who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy or a medical condition.

OC Scientists Host Workshop on the Conservation of the Chagos Archipelago

Sam Purkis, Ph.D., assistant professor of NSU’s Oceanographic Center (OC) and Gwilym Rowlands, OC research scientist, hosted a seminar on Mar. 1 at the OC to promote awareness about the ongoing consultation by the British Government to declare the Chagos Archipelago the largest Marine Protected Area on Earth. The Chagos…

Performance Uses Role-Playing Improv Exercises to Explore Aspects of Teenage Bullying – Nov. 22

Recent headlines about Florida teens accused of lighting another boy on fire, and an Ohio teen committing suicide after being mercilessly taunted by classmates, are enough to make any parent afraid of the rising tide of increasingly violent bullying activity American teens are facing.

Gov. Crist Reappoints NSU’s Fischler School of Education Dean to Florida Fund for Minority Teachers

NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services is proud to announce that Delores Smiley, Ed.D., Dean of Community Education and Diversity Affairs, has been reappointed to the Board of Directors for the Florida Fund for Minority Teachers.

NSU’s Fischler School Awards $10,000 Scholarship to Broward’s Art Teacher of the Year

Nova Southeastern University’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services is proud to have recently awarded a $10,000 scholarship to Susan Anderson, Broward County’s 2009 Arts Teacher of the Year.

Fishing Tournament to Raise Money for College Students

Nova Southeastern University will be hosting the Third Annual NSU Oceanographic Center Scholarship Fishing Tournament.

NSU to Host Discussion on Puerto Rico’s Political and Legal Status

The former governor of Puerto Rico will be among the panelists for a discussion on the political and legal status of Puerto Rico to be held on May 31 at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center.

NSU’s Fischler School of Education Fires Up Students with Miami HEAT Tickets

On April 8, 69 students from three Miami-Dade elementary schools will experience first hand how good grades can pay off.