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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…


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…