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Satellite-Tagged Shortfin Mako Shark Has Ocean Journey Cut Short

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – For one week every year people seem glued to their televisions watching program after program about sharks. After that week, the spotlight on sharks seems to fade – but not for the researchers who are studying these apex predators all 52 weeks…


NSU Hosts White Coat Ceremony for First M.D. Class and 38th Entering D.O. Class

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – On Saturday, July 28, 2018, Nova Southeastern University (NSU) made history as it welcomed approximately 300 incoming medical students in the nation’s first combined White Coat Ceremony celebrating Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (D.O.) and Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) candidates together. The Florida-based university…


Novel Approach Studies Whale Shark Ages the Best Way – While They Are Swimming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Already the world’s largest shark species, male whale sharks can swim around the ocean for up to 130 years, according to a recently published study by scientists at Nova Southeastern University‘s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and collaborators from the Maldives…


Nova Southeastern University Names New Dean of Abraham S. Fischler College of Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Kimberly Durham, Psy.D., as the dean of Abraham S. Fischler College of Education. “Dr. Durham is a valued member of NSU and the ideal fit for this position,” said Dr. George Hanbury,…


NSU Swimming Earns CSCAA Scholar All-America Distinction

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – The College Swimming and Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) has named 710 teams to its Scholar All-America list for the Spring 2018 Semester. The teams represent 476 institutions from across all NCAA, NAIA and NJCAA Divisions. The CSCAA recognizes teams with the…


Nova Southeastern University Has One-of-a-Kind Relationship with the NFL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Unlike the rest of the schools in the NCAA, Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) football team plays on Sundays. That’s because NSU doesn’t field its own football team. Rather, thanks to a one-of-a-kind partnership with the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins, our students root…


NSU Law Rededication of the Leo Goodwin Sr. Building

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE FLA. – Continuing its legacy of charitable donations, scholarships and grants, the Leo Goodwin Foundation celebrates the Rededication of the Leo Goodwin Sr. Building which houses the NSU Shepard Broad College of Law as well as the commitment of Goodwin Foundation Trustees Alan Goldberg and…


NSU Ranked as One of the Nation’s Best Online Education Programs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Choosing the right school is one of the biggest decisions we can make in life. When students choose Nova Southeastern University (NSU,) they are choosing to get an edge on the competition. As evidence of this edge, NSU has been ranked third in…


NSU Track and Field Sends a Pair to the National Championship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – For the fourth time in five seasons, the Nova Southeastern University men’s and women’s track and field teams are sending student-athletes to the NCAA Division II National Championship hosted by Johnson C. Smith University at the Irwin Belk Complex in Charlotte, N.C. as announced…


Couple’s Shared Love of Reading Inspires Naming of NSU Health Professions Division Library

South Florida philanthropists Martin and Gail Press share a lifelong love of reading and libraries. On Monday, May 14, they perpetuated these passions among Nova Southeastern University students by naming the Martin and Gail Press Health Professions Division (HPD) Library in a special ceremony at the Terry Building on the…


Nurses’ Week to Culminate in NSU College of Nursing Naming Event

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – More than 20 years ago, the official dates of May 6 – 12 were declared to honor and observe “National Nurses’ Week,” recognizing the valiant efforts of nurses every day across the country.  South Florida philanthropists Ron and Kathy Assaf agree nurses…


NSU Research Scientist Named to the National Academy of Sciences

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Research scientist Stephen J. O’Brien, Ph.D. has accomplished something no one else has done in the more than 50-year history of Nova Southeastern University (NSU) – he’s the first to be elected as a member of the National Academy of Sciences. “It’s a…


Rowing Captures Bronze at 2018 SSC Championships

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE and SARASOTA, Fla. – The Nova Southeastern rowing squad grabbed third place in the 2018 Sunshine State Championships after claiming fourth in the varsity four and third in the varsity eight on Friday morning. The Championships were held at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota and among…


Florida Legal Aid Services Welcomed Trial Lawyers for Seminar at NSU Shepard Broad College of Law

FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE Fla – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law (College of Law) hosted five Fellows of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL), who conducted a day-long trial skills training program for Civil Legal Aid Lawyers. The ACTL is a Fellowship of the most preeminent trial lawyers…


Nova Southeastern University Names Barbara Sageman as Executive Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Barbara Sageman, M.B.A., as the university’s new executive director of alumni relations and annual fund. She brings more than 20 years of experience in higher education with a focus on alumni relations…


NSU Shepard Broad College of Law unveils new Concentration in Intellectual Property, Technology and Cybersecurity Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE Fla. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad College of Law (College of Law) has developed a new concentration in “Intellectual Property, Technology and Cybersecurity Law” for students completing the juris doctor degree. The new concentration capitalizes on the College of Law’s significant teaching and…


Vernon Carey Jr. Named 2018 Florida Mr. Basketball

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Vernon Carey Jr., a junior at NSU University School of Ft. Lauderdale, has been named the 2018 Florida Dairy Farmers Mr. Basketball following a final round of voting by a statewide panel of high school basketball coaches and media representatives. Carey, who earlier this…


Veteran Health Care Executive to Join NSU as New EVP & COO

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Harry K. Moon, M.D. will take the reins as Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective July 15, 2018, President Dr. George Hanbury announced. Dr. Moon joins NSU following a distinguished career in numerous executive positions for Cleveland…


Nova Southeastern University Mourns the Loss of H. Wayne Huizenga, Celebrates His Legacy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Wayne. Very few people can be identified simply by saying their first name. But in South Florida – and the international business world – when you said Wayne, people knew you were referring to H. Wayne Huizenga. His passing not only leaves a…


NSU’s Huizenga Business College to Honor South Florida Entrepreneurs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, FLA. – Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship is proud to announce the names of three South Florida business leaders who will be inducted into its Business and Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame, the Huizenga Business School’s highest honor. The…