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Tag Archives: summer

NSU Art Museum offers Summer Art Classes for Grades 1 -12

Join us at the NSU Art Museum for art classes featuring: Drawing and Painting, Intro to Art, Photography, Character Design, Digital Arts, Fashion Design and More. Designed for grades 1 – 12. A limited number of scholarships are available. To register and for more information call 954-262-0239 or http://nsuartmuseum.org/learn/classes/  

Summer Art Classes for Adults

The NSU Art Museum is offering classes for adults featuring: Figure Drawing, Photography, Art History, Oil Painting and Adobe Photoshop. To register and for more information call 954-262-0239  or http://nsuartmuseum.org/learn/classes/    

‘Changing Seas’ Featured at NSU Summer Dive- In Series, July 31

NSU’s Oceanographic Center and WPBT2 invite you to free screenings of ‘Changing Seas’ as part of NSU’s Summer Dive-In film series on Wednesdays 6:00- 7:00 p.m., with a reception from 7-7:30 p.m.   The audience will discover exciting new ocean research, followed by the opportunity to ask questions during a…

Quick Tips: Cutting your summer cooling costs

http://www.usatoday.com Those sizzling, sultry days of summer are upon us, causing many of us to crank up the AC and, unfortunately, our energy bill as well. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and air conditioning your home takes almost a whopping 45% bite out of your…

NSU Athletic Training Students Participate in Staged Mass-Casualty Incident Training

Light rain falls upon a massive, smoldering pile of concrete rubble—the remnants of a once-standing parking structure. The sound of helicopters echoes overhead as fire trucks and ambulances arrive on scene. First responders rush to aid frantic victims, many bruised and crying for help. The chaotic scene looks, sounds, and…

Summer Food Safety

Submitted by Marilyn Gordon EdD RD CSSD LDN Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist It cannot be emphasized enough; the importance of safe food handling and preparation during these summer months. This is the most popular time for family picnics, holiday BBQ’s, and outdoor food preparation. The…

Local Jazz Lovers Flock to Library Concert Series, Ends July 28

Nearly 100 South Florida jazz fans helped kick off the Alvin Sherman Library’s 2013 Summer Jazz Series June 30 in the intimate, art-filled, newly renovated Cotilla Gallery. The free one-hour concert featured Chicago vocalist Terry Sullivan, accompanied by local masters Frank Carmelitano on guitar and Don Coffman on bass. The…

Tips for Travel and Commuting

http://www.epa.gov/ Commuting It’s summertime, which means that weather conditions are favorable for ground-level ozone formation. Emissions from motor vehicles are the primary source of ozone-causing pollutants, accounting for almost half of our air pollution. Because heat and sunlight are important factors in ozone formation, ozone pollution generally peaks during the…

Blackwood to Spend Summer with Houses of Hope in Kenya

Nova Southeastern tennis student-athlete, Kamryn Blackwood (Jr., Farmington, N.M.), will be spending her summer helping people halfway across the world. She is joining Houses for Hope on a mission trip to Kenya. Blackwood has been involved with Houses for Hope for years and serves on the board of the organization….

NSU Alumna Accepted into Prestigious Teach for America Program

As an undergraduate biology major at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Nancy Sarmiento spent time in the local community showcasing science to young minds. Now, as an NSU alumna, Sarmiento will teach biology to secondary-school students in Baltimore, Maryland through the Teach for America program. Over the next…

Law Students Volunteer More Than 23,000 Hours of Legal Work

The Law Center’s graduating class of 2013 participated in the Pro Bono Honor Program and volunteered 23,041 hours of pro bono legal work while in law school, an all-time record. This is an impressive volunteer effort, and its impact on the community is beyond measure. From the class of 2013,…

Health Professions Division Communications Director Wins Top Writing Award

Scott Colton, APR, director of medical communications and public relations for Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division, received a Best Feature Story or Article Award in the AACOM Communications Awards Competition held during the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Annual Meeting, which took place April 24-27 in…

University School Sophomore Wins State and Advances to International Science Competition

Recognized for her examination of the global carbon crisis, University School sophomore Rachel Sereix, followed a first place win at the Broward County Science Fair with a first place win at the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair and an invitation to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. As…

Summertime is Scuba Time

With warm water and calm seas, Summer time is the official dive season in South Florida.  This summer, the Nova Southeastern University Academic Diving Program (NSUADP) is offering all levels of scuba courses for students, faculty, staff, and the general public.  Here are just some of the courses offered: Scuba…

Two Optometry Students Accepted to Elite Program

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry students Jana Wegrzyn and Edgar Ekure were accepted into the 2013 Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Future Faculty Program. The Future Faculty Program is designed to address the unique and important issues that graduate students face as they embark on a career…

NSU Law Appoints First Staff Attorney to Veterans Law Clinic

  Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center announced the appointment of Jayme Cassidy as staff attorney of the university’s in-house Veterans Law Clinic, the only one of its kind in South Florida. This summer, Cassidy will be offering a series of workshops to address some of the most…

Accelerated Admissions Day to Be Held at Computer & Information Sciences School, April 29

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences will host Accelerated Admissions Day on Monday, April 29 from 9: 00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Ready to get started this upcoming summer term? Attend this one-stop event to apply with no fee, receive an instant admission decision, and meet with an…

Undergraduate & Master’s Students Invited to Study Abroad in Sweden This Summer

Create something global by joining the 11th annual study abroad in Sweden course offered by NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education’s Interdisciplinary Arts Master’s Program. Work side-by-side with European-trained artists and arts teachers to create an interdisciplinary arts production during this two-week summer course: International Arts & Culture Infusion…

Mailman Segal Center – Summer Exploration Camp

Mailman Segal Center’s Summer Exploration Camp features an outdoor art studio, an interactive water-play fountain, and unique and exciting playgrounds, as well as classrooms equipped with developmentally appropriate toys and games for your child to enjoy. The camp is for children ages 2-5. Summer Exploration Camp Offers: ■ Trained and…

Discounts Available for Summer Fun at University School of NSU’s Camp Nova, Last Day to Register April 5

At University School of NSU’s Camp Nova, campers develop lifelong friendships, discover talents, and explore new experiences. Core selections are available in: Archery Arts and Crafts Dance Digital Photography General Sports Karate Kids Robotics The Science of Cooking Additional camps include: Basketball Cheerleading Junior Lifeguarding Teen Travel Discounts are available…