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May 19, 2014, 17:41 ET

Beyond the LSAT: Nova Southeastern University Law Professor Receives Patent for Alternative Admission Model Program for Legal Education

 The decision to obtain a juris doctorate (J.D.) degree requires a considerable investment of time and financial support. For many applicants,...

May 13, 2014, 15:01 ET

Florida Surgeon General to Deliver Keynote Address at Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division Commencement

 Florida's State Surgeon General and Secretary of Health John H. Armstrong, M.D., FACS, will address degree candidates of Nova Southeastern...

May 08, 2014, 16:37 ET

Three Nova Southeastern University Researchers Receive Patents

 Three Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) professors from three different colleges recently secured patents for their innovations. "The idea...

May 05, 2014, 16:08 ET

Chesley B. (Sully) Sullenberger III to Deliver Undergraduate Commencement Address for Nova Southeastern University on May 10

Chesley B. (Sully) Sullenberger III will be the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) undergraduate commencement on...

Apr 22, 2014, 10:00 ET
Marianne Jankowski, DHSc., RRT, chair of NSU’s Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences and director of the Respiratory Therapy Program, and Jennifer Bencsik, MHA, RRT, assistant professor of cardiopulmonary sciences in NSU’s Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, demonstrate infant CPR in NSU Palm Beach’s simulated 10-bed intensive care unit. (PRNewsFoto/Nova Southeastern University)

NSU Granted Provisional Accreditation for Florida's Only Bachelor of Science in Respiratory Therapy Program

Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Bachelor of Science degree program in Respiratory Therapy (BSRT) – the first such program offering in...

Apr 17, 2014, 14:44 ET

Cardiovascular Sonography Program at NSU Tampa Receives National Accreditation

 The Cardiovascular Sonography Program at Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) College of Health Care Sciences has received national...

Apr 15, 2014, 13:22 ET
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Jon Garon, J.D., as dean of the Shepard Broad Law Center.   (PRNewsFoto/Nova Southeastern University)

Nova Southeastern University Names Jon Garon, J.D., as Dean of the Shepard Broad Law Center

 Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Jon Garon, J.D., as dean of the...

Feb 25, 2014, 17:32 ET
Nova Southeastern University's 2014 Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Inductees James Donnelly, Manuel Medina and Guy Harvey.  (PRNewsFoto/Nova Southeastern University)

Manuel Medina, James Donnelly, and Guy Harvey to Be Honored By NSU's H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship

 Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship has announced the names of three South Florida...

Feb 13, 2014, 10:30 ET
Nova Southeastern University Center for Collaborative Research rendering.  (PRNewsFoto/Nova Southeastern University)

Nova Southeastern University to Build $80 Million Research Facility

 Broward County will soon have a focal point for research and discoveries that will one day impact all of humanity. On Thursday, Feb. 13,...

Jan 17, 2014, 14:22 ET
The Arbor Day Foundation recently announced that Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has earned its 2013 Tree Campus USA designation.  (PRNewsFoto/Nova Southeastern University)

Nova Southeastern University Receives '2013 Tree Campus USA' Designation From The Arbor Day Foundation

 The Arbor Day Foundation recently announced that Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has earned its 2013 Tree Campus USA designation. Tree...

Dec 03, 2013, 14:05 ET
Patrick Hardigan, Ph.D., executive director for Health Professions Division research at Nova Southeastern University, was honored for receiving a U.S. Patent for an algorithm he developed called the "Statistical Model for Predicting Falling in Humans," also known as the "Fall Model." (PRNewsFoto/Nova Southeastern University)

Nova Southeastern University Researcher Receives U.S. Patent for Developing Fall Prevention Model

 Each year, one in every three adults age 65 and older falls, according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). These falls are the leading...

Nov 19, 2013, 13:33 ET
Co-principal investigators Nancy Klimas, M.D., director of Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) College of Osteopathic Medicine's Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, and Mariana Morris, Ph.D., professor and director of Gulf War research at the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine's Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine.  (PRNewsFoto/Nova Southeastern University)

Nova Southeastern University Researchers Receive $4.1 Million Grant from Department of Defense to Investigate Gulf War Illness

 Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced that a NSU research team led by Mariana...

Nov 11, 2013, 14:16 ET
Avatars of the research team in an area of the private Second Life(R) island where amputees will be able to meet virtually as part of the study.  (PRNewsFoto/Nova Southeastern University)

Nova Southeastern University Researcher Receives $1 Million Grant to Develop Virtual World Program to Support Amputees

 Some people use alternate virtual world programs like Second Life® to escape reality, but one researcher is examining whether these same...

Nov 01, 2013, 12:19 ET

Raymond Ownby, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., Receives Prestigious NSU Provost's Research and Scholarship Award

 Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently presented Raymond Ownby, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., with...

Sep 23, 2013, 15:00 ET

HCA East Florida and Nova Southeastern University Join Forces to Create NSU's Academic Research and Medical Center on Nova Southeastern University's Main Campus

 HCA East Florida is filing a Certificate of Need (CON) with the Agency for Health Care Administration requesting approval to build and operate...

Sep 09, 2013, 11:52 ET

Nova Southeastern University Pharmacist Wins International Microsoft Health App Challenge

 More and more people are downloading applications or 'apps' to their cell phones to help manage their health, and in less than five years it...

Sep 04, 2013, 15:33 ET

Nova Southeastern University Receives Its Largest Title V Grant Award From The U.S. Department of Education

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has announced that it has been awarded a multi-million dollar "Cooperative Development Grant" by the U.S....

Aug 12, 2013, 10:08 ET

NSU Earns Perfect Financial Responsibility Score from U.S. Department of Education

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) earned a perfect financial responsibility composite score by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE), confirming...

Aug 05, 2013, 15:56 ET

Nova Southeastern University Names Lisa Deziel as Dean of the College of Pharmacy

 Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D.,...

Aug 02, 2013, 12:25 ET
Shortfin mako shark with tracking satellite tag attached to its dorsal fin. Nova Southeastern University researchers have created an interactive website that tracks four shark species (mako, tiger, oceanic whitetip and sand tiger) around the world: www.nova.edu/ocean/ghri.  (PRNewsFoto/Nova Southeastern University)

NSU Shark-tracking Website Helps Viewers 'Dive Into Shark Week'

 Nova Southeastern University's (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) will help shark enthusiasts take their "Shark Week 2013" to the...

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