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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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Tag Archives: Run

5K ‘Motion for the Ocean’ Run/Walk to Benefit At-risk Youth, April 14

The inaugural Motion for the Ocean 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, April 14 at the NSU Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) in Hollywood’s John U. Lloyd State Park. Motion for the Ocean is an event partially funded by the NSU Pan Student Government Association as a fundraiser and community-building event organized…

OI2T Team Participate in 2013 Egg Hunt Duathlon

Three members of the OI2T (Office of Innovation and Information Technology) team recently participated in the 2013 Egg Hunt Duathlon held at CB Smith Park in Pembroke Pines on Saturday, March 30. The Duathlon consisted of a 1.5 mile run, followed by an 11 mile bike portion, followed by another…

Porter Adds another All-American Accolade

Highly-decorated guard Meixandra Porter added recognition to her ledger as she was recently named third-team All-American by Women’s Division II Bulletin. Less than a week after being chosen as a State Farm/WBCA Coaches’ All-American, Porter (Sr., Chantilly, Va.) became the first DII Bulletin honoree since Stephanie Sarosi was chosen by the publication twice…

Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2013

Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts “For Hair’s Sake” Benefit at NSU to Collect Ponytails, April 7

Most 16-year-olds have enough worries from getting their driver’s license, to passing their next exam, to making plans with that special someone. But when NSU junior Lesly Viera was 16, she had a different kind of concern – she was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors discovered a lymphoma located between her…

University School of NSU Speech & Debate Team Wins 3rd Consecutive State Championship

University School of NSU’s speech and debate team recently defended the team’s state title by winning the championship for a third consecutive year. The victory was all the more impressive considering that the 26 qualifiers represented the youngest team University School has ever sent to the state tournament, according to…

Farquhar Student Researchers Win Second Place in Poster Contest

Catalina Breton, Eduardo Carrera, and Andrea Linares, undergraduate biology majors from NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, presented a poster titled, “The Importance of Neurolysin in the Renin-Angiotensin System of the Mouse Brain” at the 8th Annual National Meeting of the Latino Medical Students Association, recently held at Miami-Dade…

Women’s Basketball Run Ends in Elite Eight With Overtime Loss

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team’s historic run ended in overtime at the national Elite Eight, falling to No. 5 Western Washington, 80-76. The Sharks trailed by as many as 17, and were down 13 at the half, before retaking the lead with 5:06 remaining on a Tailor Jones (Sr., Altamonte…

Photography Exhibition Offers Glimpse of Modern Japanese Life from the 1970s to 21st Century, Last day April 12

Stunning cityscapes and intriguing glimpses into Japanese lives during the rapid economic growth of the 1970s through the dawn of the 21st century make up a new photography exhibition at NSU that runs through April 12. The exhibit, Gazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to the…

Rethink Your Drinks

Source: www.eatright.org Energy balance is the key to weight management for men and women, young or old. For a healthy weight, it’s important for adults to balance physical activity (calories out) with food and beverage intake (calories in). While food choices are important, there’s increasing evidence that many of us…

Brown Bag Grant Series continues, March 27

The 2013 Brown Bag Grant Series continues its 13-week series on Wednesday, March 27 with “Success with NIH Proposals.” The workshop runs noon – 1:15 p.m., in Room 2053, Alvin Sherman Library. Bring your lunch; light snacks are provided. Space is limited; RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. The next workshop will be…

Phi Delta Chi Support Individuals with Down Syndrome Via Just Dance 2013

      On February 9 at Café Iguana in Pembroke Pines, NSU’s College of Pharmacy’s (NSU COP) Beta Lambda Chapter of the Professional Pharmacy Fraternity Phi Delta Chi (PDC) participated in the Just Dance 2013 charity event.  This fun event provided information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of…

Use Water Efficiently

Source: www.epa.gov Make it a full load! Run your dishwasher only when it’s full. Don’t pre-rinse dishes – tests show pre-rinsing doesn’t improve dishwasher cleaning, and you’ll save as much as 20 gallons of water per load. When you buy a new dishwasher, look for one that saves water. Water-efficient…

Ft. Lauderdale Color Run 5K Offers Discount for NSU Community

The Ft. Lauderdale Color Run, which will take place on May 5, is offering the NSU community $5 off the registration fee.  In order to obtain this discount, please use the pass code: COLORNOVA13 at checkout.  This special discount ends April 3, 2013. Ft. Lauderdale Color Run 5K May 5,…

Facts about Going Green & Recycling

Source: www.ehow.com Facts about Going Green & Recycling 1. Separating Recyclable Items Some localities are going to single-stream recycling; that is, all recyclables are placed in one container. However, if you are still required to separate recyclables, or you just want to, separate them into these categories: Paper, which includes…

Student Literary Magazine Digressions to Celebrate Release of 10th Issue, Event April 10

You’re invited! Join the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences in celebrating the 10th anniversary of Digressions, the student-run literary magazine produced by the college’s Division of Humanities. Digressions Release Event | 10th Anniversary Wednesday, Apr. 10| 4:00–6:00 p.m. Alvin Sherman Library | Second Floor Gallery Digressions’ undergraduate contributors and…

Spring 2012

Want to Intern in Washington, D.C.? Learn how on Feb. 22

You don’t have to run for office to spend time in the nation’s capital. Learn how to secure an internship in Washington, D.C., by attending an information session on The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. Information Session on The…

Cancer Survivor Organizes Oral Cancer Walk, Feb. 23

It was early 2002 when Uyen Nguyen discovered a lesion inside her mouth that looks like a traumatic bruise. But she didn’t follow up. “I was a busy dental student,” said Nguyen, now a 3rd-year student at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine. “My palate was extremely tender, so…

Broward DECA Competition Held at Huizenga Business School

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, the H. Wayne Huizenga Business School hosted the Broward County DECA High School District Competition in the Huizenga Sales Institute. More than 350 DECA Club members from 18 different schools attended the one-day competition, which included events related to entrepreneurship, marketing and sales. As part of…