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NSU’s New M.D. College Receives Preliminary Accreditation; First Class to Start in 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine has received preliminary accreditation – a major milestone that allows the new medical school to accept an inaugural class of 50 students into its innovative and coveted Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) program,…


Nova Southeastern University Receives $200 Million Commitment from Patel Family Foundation

  FORT LAUDERDALE and CLEARWATER, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announces the largest philanthropic gift in its history from Tampa-area cardiologist Dr. Kiran C. Patel and his wife, pediatrician Dr. Pallavi Patel. The commitment will significantly expand its programs in osteopathic medicine and health care sciences, and be used…


U.S. News & World Report Ranks NSU within their 2018 Top 200 Best Colleges

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla.– U.S. News & World Report ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) within their 2018 list of top 200 “Best Colleges.”  NSU is officially ranked at number 198 for National Universities (up 16 spots). This is the second time this year that the university was ranked by U.S. News…


NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute Tagged Tiger Shark Breaks Distance Record – And Is Still Going!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2017   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – A tiger shark named “Andy”  is like the marine version of the Energizer Bunny – he keeps going and going and going… Andy, tagged in Bermuda in 2014 by Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI,) has…


Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law earns Top National Award from ABA Law Student Division

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ft. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law has been awarded the 2017 Judy M. Weightman Memorial Public Interest Award at the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Law Student Division. The honor was announced at the ABA Annual meeting in New York City…


Airglades International Airport Closer to Taking Flight with the help of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Graduate Students and The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS® (SIOR)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA — The winners of the 2017 Challenge Grant featuring graduate students associated with the development of Airglades International Airport in Hendry County will be announced August 31 at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). The event is sponsored by The Society of Industrial and Office REALTORS®…


Re-scheduled for Oct. 8-NSU to Host Annual A Day for Children Health Fair

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – NSU will once again welcome families to its annual “A Day for Children” health fair, re-scheduled for Sunday, October 8th.  Children ages 17 years and younger (including infants and toddlers), along with their families, are invited to attend this year’s event, which is scheduled…


South Florida Coral Reefs to Get a Helping Hand – Anchorage Changed to Help Avoid Mishaps

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – There’s no denying it – our coral reefs are in danger. Given that healthy coral reefs are a must to maintain healthy oceans, it’s vital that we do whatever we can to ensure they not only survive, but thrive. To that end,…


NSU’s GHRI Study Shows Ocean’s Fastest Shark Is Being Threatened By Over Fishing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – More bad news for sharks. A new study using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues shows that the fishing mortality rate of the shortfin mako in the…


Nova Southeastern University Hosting Annual International Faculty Training Workshop – ‘Educating Millennials and Beyond’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ft. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce the topic of its 2017 Shepard Broad College of Law International Faculty Training Workshop: “Educating Millennials and Beyond.” The workshop will be held Tuesday, July 25, through Friday, July 28, focusing on what educators can…


Nova Southeastern University’s College of Engineering And Computing Strengthens Key Alliances with Latin America Universities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – As part of its ongoing effort to foster global education, research and international cooperation, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) have signed several memorandums of understanding with Latin America universities attending the 15th annual Latin American and Caribbean Consortium…


Freedman Secures Spot in U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Jamie Freedman has enjoyed plenty of success throughout her three years as a member of the Nova Southeastern women’s golf team. The senior-to-be has received All-America recognition both on the course and in the classroom, and helped guide the Sharks to their first Sunshine…


NSU’s Provost Named to Digital Fellows Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Ralph Rogers, Jr., Ph.D. was selected by the Association of Chief Academic Officers (ACAO) as one of 32 provosts and chief academic officers to participate in the ACAO Digital Fellows Program. Supported…


NSU Partners with Ice Cream Shop to Create Fun Entrepreneurial Program for High Schoolers

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – There’s nothing better than enjoying ice cream on a hot South Florida summer day. Now Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is giving a group of local high school students the opportunity to make their own. The Department of Writing and Communication at NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities…


Nova Southeastern University Receives International Award for Innovative Alumni Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – An initiative at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) that helped measure the engagement of NSU alumni recently received international recognition. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), headquartered in Washington, D.C., with members around the world, recently named NSU a bronze award…


NSU Swimming Garners CSCAA Scholar All-America Distinction

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – For the first time in the 95-year history of the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of American (CSCAA), more than 700 teams received Scholar All-America recognition. In total, 720 teams representing 443 institutions achieved a grade point average of 3.0 or higher during the spring 2017…


NSU Continues to Oversee National Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – It is incontrovertible – the world’s coral reefs are under attack. The evidence is clear that there are several “stressors” – increasing ocean temperatures, pollution and disease, not to mention the occasional oil spill or ship grounding – that play a role…


David Lawrence Jr. to Speak at NSU Commencement

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Renowned thought leader, children’s advocate, and former publisher of the Miami Herald, David Lawrence Jr., will be the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education commencement ceremony on Friday, June 16. The event will be held at…


NSU College of Allopathic Medicine Receives Candidate Status for Accreditation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Allopathic Medicine (M.D. College) has been granted Candidate status by The Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME), the organization that accredits M.D. programs in the U.S. and Canada. The college is applying to become the eighth M.D.-degree awarding…


Forbes Lists Nova Southeastern University as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Last month, Nova Southeastern University (NSU)  was ranked No. 133 in Forbes’ America’s Best Midsize Employers’ List. Each year, Forbes seeks to discover which companies operating in the U.S. today are best at making their employees feel happy, inspired, and well-compensated. They round up…