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Tag Archives: Oceanographic Center

Talk to Dive into Topic of Marine-Fisheries Sustainability, Feb. 19

The semester’s second talk in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will look at plausible ways of managing marine fisheries to better serve both the environment and consumers. “Is ‘All or Nothing’ Really the Only Alternative for Marine-Fisheries Sustainability?” Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series David…


Five Honorees Receive ‘President’s Excellence in Community Service Award’ at 15th Annual Celebration of Excellence


Oceanographic Center’s AcademicFest, Dec. 7

Looking for a relaxing way to end the semester and begin the holiday season? Join your colleagues at the Oceanographic Center’s AcademicFest on Friday, Dec. 7 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. After touring the grounds and facilities, and chatting with the Oceanographic Center’s researchers, staff and students, unwind with an…


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…


Save the Date – Oceanographic Center AcademicFest

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (OC) is one of the University’s many “gems.” On Dec. 7, during the hours of 4:00 and 7:00 p.m., join your colleagues for a guided tour of the historical campus, and learn how ocean research has evolved through the decades. The tour will include NSU’s…


NSU Coral Reef Center Grand Opening on Sept. 27

Nova Southeastern University will host a grand opening ceremony for the nation’s largest coral reef research center on Sept. 27. Attendance is by invitation only.


Hammerhead Shark Double Whammy – Confusion on Identity of Shark Species

Identity confusion between a new, yet unnamed shark species, originally discovered off the eastern United States by Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) researchers, and its look-alike cousin—the endangered scalloped hammerhead shark—may threaten the survival of both species. According to an April 2012 article in the scientific journal Marine Biology,…


Hammerhead Shark Double Whammy

Identity confusion between a new, yet unnamed shark species, originally discovered off the eastern United States by Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) researchers, and its look-alike cousin—the endangered scalloped hammerhead shark—may threaten the survival of both species.


Next Climate-Series Talk: What Marine Sponges Reveal About Oil Spills

Jose Lopez, Ph.D., associate professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Oceanographic Center, has been examining the marine sponge as an important model organism for diverse marine studies. As part of the college’s Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Division of Math, Science, and Technology, Lopez…


NSU hosts Annual Celebration of Excellence


Marine Artist Guy Harvey hosts South Florida premiere of documentary on Sharks, Oct. 19 & 20

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Oceanographic Center in conjunction with the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation, presents the Fort Lauderdale premiere of This is Your Ocean: Sharks at The Museum of Art |Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. A public showing will be held the following night at Nova…


NSU Oceanographic Center Receives $100,000 from Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation


Oceanographic Center Launches New Website

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (OC) has launched a new website. A world leader in marine biological research with focus on coral reef science and shark conservation, the OC has been at the forefront of graduate and undergraduate marine science education and oceanographic research for over 48 years. To visit…


National Coral Reef Institute Researchers Participate in a Marine Survey of the remote Bahamas

In April 2011, the Khaled bin Sultan Living Oceans Foundation launched their Global Reef Expedition, an ambitious, 5-year trek around the globe to visit and survey remote coral reefs.  The Expedition’s first stop was Cay Sal Bank in the Bahamas, which lies south of Florida and north of Cuba.  This…


Congressman Allen West Visits NSU Oceanographic Center

U.S. Congressman Allen West visited Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (OC) on April 29th to learn more about the exciting research at the OC. The visit included a briefing by OC Dean Richard E. Dodge, Ph.D., and a tour of the shore-based coral nursery. Congressman West, a PADI Master certified…


NSU Students Bring Science to Life at Local Elementary School

More than 35 students and alumni from NSU volunteered on Mar. 31 at Welleby Elementary School in Sunrise for Science Alive!, a night of interactive experiments and scientific demonstrations. The event featured a series of science stations, each showcasing a different experiment led by students from the Farquhar College of…


Frank De Piano, Ph.D. Appointed Executive Vice President and Provost for Academic Affairs at Nova Southeastern University

Frank De Piano, Ph.D., has been appointed Executive Vice President and University Provost for Academic Affairs at Nova Southeastern University (Nova). The announcement was made by Nova Chancellor Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D.

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Oceanographic Center Professor Launches New TV Series about Nature, Mar. 30

Please tune into WRLN-TV (Channel 17) on Mar. 30 to view two pilot episodes of Messing with Nature, a half-hour television series that will redefine nature/wildlife programming that was created by NSU Oceanographic Center professor Charles Messing, Ph.D. Imagine Alton Brown (Good Eats) hosting Planet Earth with a bit of…


Construction Begins on America’s Largest Coral Reef Research Center at Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University officially kicked off the construction of America’s largest coral reef research center by holding a groundbreaking ceremony on March 9 at its Oceanographic Center.


Groundbreaking for America’s Largest Coral Reef Research Center, Mar. 9

NSU’s Oceanographic Center will have a groundbreaking ceremony to launch the construction of America’s largest coral reef research center on Mar. 9. Known as the Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Science Research Facility, the 86,000-square-foot building will cost $30 million. NSU is using a $15-million federal stimulus grant…