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NSU University School Students Create Smartwatch that Detects Changes in Heart Rate

A group of 30 NSU University School students put in months of hard work to invent a smartwatch that detects changes in heart rate. They believe the watch will prevent users from either overexerting themselves by correctly measuring when someone is above their maximum heart heart, or preventing them from possibly…

The NSU University School Sharks Are Headed Back to the Robotics World Championships

The NSU University School’s Robotics team is headed to the Vex World Championship this week, where they will face robots from 35 countries. Out of 19,000 teams from across the globe, only 560 get to advance to the championship. In a recent interview with WLRN, NSU’s University School teacher Erik…

Super Teachers: Erik Weidenboerner

NSU’s University School Robotic Head Coach and Teacher Erik Weidenboerner, was selected as this week’s super teacher. Mr. Weidenboerner’s award-winning robotics program teaches his students critical-thinking, problem-solving, and team work. Last week, NSU University School Sharks Robotics teams won two special awards at the 2018 Florida State High School VEX Robotics Competition in Tampa,…

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…

NSU University School Senior Named Semi- Finalist in Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla.  – The Siemens Foundation recently announced that NSU University School Senior Vladimir Zeltsman was a semi- finalist for the 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier research competition for high school students.  Zeltsman’s project was selected out of more than 1860…

NSU University School Grand Opening and Dedication of Noël P. Brown Sports Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – NSU University School celebrated the grand opening and dedication ceremony of the newly expanded Noël P. Brown Sports Center on Friday Dec. 2 at 4 p.m.  Located next to the Aquatics Complex on Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus, the anticipated Gold…