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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…


Chasing the Fastest Shark in the World is No Easy Task

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – By all accounts, it was a very successful research trip. When you’re studying the fastest sharks, there are a lot of variables that can come into play during a research trip. The weather may not cooperate, which can limit the time you…


NSU’s Equine Therapy Program Receives Boost from Quell Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – When it comes to mental health issues, it’s personal for Kevin Lynch. The U.S. Navy Veteran, who has a son diagnosed with bipolar disorder, has battled his own bout with depression. Today he leads an army of volunteers who want to shift how…


Nova Law Review to host “Entrepreneurship 2.0: Legal, Regulatory, and Economic Challenges to the Innovation Economy”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ft. LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce the topic of its Shepard Broad College of Law Annual Law Review symposium entitled “Entrepreneurship 2.0: Legal, Regulatory, and Economic Challenges to the Innovation Economy.” The symposium will be held Friday, Oct. 6, 2017 to…


Nova Southeastern University Experts to Speak About Technology and Medicine at Emerge Americas Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FL – eMerge Americas, the technology conference connecting global innovators, industry leaders and investors from Latin America, North America and Europe, announced two speakers from Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based Nova Southeastern University who will address challenges and opportunities related to health care and technology. For more information on the…


NSU Professor Named ‘World Class Faculty’ at Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance Mid-Year Luncheon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – At the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance’s Mid-Year Luncheon on Monday, May 15, 2017, Bob Speth, Ph.D., was presented with the Alliance’s 2017 World Class Faculty award. Dr. Speth is a professor at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences of the College…


NSU’s College of Pharmacy Opens ICUBAcares Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – As anyone who has started a new medicine recently will tell you, taking the drug properly, dealing with potential side effects and drug interactions as well as getting insurance approval can be overwhelming. Imagine how challenging it would be if you’re fighting cancer…


Nova Southeastern University’s Dr. H. Thomas Temple Named a Health Care Hero

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce honored H. Thomas Temple, M.D., as a “Health Care Hero” at its 20th annual Health Care Heroes® Award ceremony, which was held May 9, 2017 at Jungle Island in Miami. Dr. Temple, who is senior vice president…


NSU Takes Bold Step to Address Teacher Shortage Crisis & Provide Employment for Graduates

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – They are two of the biggest challenges facing public school districts and institutions of higher learning: the ever-growing public school teacher shortage and helping college/university graduates find gainful employment. In one fell swoop, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has taken a bold step to…


Nova Southeastern University Celebrates Teachers During Teacher Appreciation Week

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – As part of Teacher Appreciation Week (May 7 -13), which is being celebrated locally from May 1- 5, Nova Southeastern University (NSU)  is celebrating teachers across the country for their dedication to their students and their commitment to education. NSU is home to the Abraham S….


Nova Southeastern University Alumna Named Teacher of the Year by Broward County Public Schools

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Eleanna Hurst, an alumna from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE), was named “Teacher of the Year” by Broward County Public Schools. The honor was bestowed at the district’s 2017 Caliber Awards ceremony held earlier this month at…


Nova Southeastern University’s Commencement Season Begins Thursday, May 11

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – It’s that time of year again – time for students to walk across the stage, flip their tassels and transition from being students to being alumni! Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host its 2017 Commencement ceremonies on its Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus in…


NSU Huizenga Business College Launches Women’s Success Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship (HCBE) at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is launching its first Women’s Success Series (WSS) on Wednesday evening, April 19. The goal of the initiative is to give female business students the necessary skills to…


Nova Southeastern University Researchers Studying How to Disrupt Bacteria to Treat Infections

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Bacteria are everywhere. And despite widespread belief, not all bacteria are “bad.” However, to combat those that can cause health issues for humans, there has been an over-reliance on the use of antibiotics – so much so, that many of them are now…


NSU Completes SACS Accreditation Review With Flying Colors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Every 10 years, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) – the accrediting body that governs Nova Southeastern University (NSU) – performs an exhaustive review of the university in preparation for re-affirmation. In April, 2017, a team of nine reviewers…


Nova Southeastern University Mourns the Passing of President Emeritus Abraham S. Fischler

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –– When you think of the history of education in South Florida, there’s a name that quickly comes to mind – Dr. Abraham S. Fischler. It is with great sadness but a tremendous sense of gratitude that Nova Southeastern University acknowledges the passing…


Keep College Campuses Safer, NO GUNS! – Guest Editorial

Guest Editorial/Op-Ed   Fort Lauderdale/Davie, Fla. – It’s the greatest fear any educational leader has – a shooting on campus. All too often we are witnessing weapons-related tragedies across the United States. While many people couch the debate on the merits of the Second Amendment, which does call for “a…