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- NSU Receives $2.87 Million Federal Grant to Create More Educational Opportunities for Hispanic Students
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) recently received a $2.87-million dollar Title V grant from the U.S. Department of Education to increase academic opportunities for Hispanic students and other minorities. The 5-year grant is designed to help more students succeed in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). More specifically, the grant aims to increase enrollment, retention and graduation rates of Hispanics and other students at NSU's Oceanographic Center, which focuses heavily on science and research.
- NSU scientists receive BP money to research oil spill's impact
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is using part of a $10 million block grant from BP to conduct research on the Gulf Oil Spill’s impact on the marine ecosystem, officials announced this week.
- NSU to Host Panel Discussion on BP Oil Spill
Nova Southeastern University is hosting a panel discussion on the BP spill on June 16 at 5:30 p.m. on main campus. The panel will examine the economic and environmental impacts of the spill on Florida and the Gulf Coast. The panelists include...
- Nova Southeastern University Scientists to Help Expand Climate Change Research in World's Largest Marine Reserve
Nova Southeastern University scientists have established an environmental group to help expand climate change research in the newly-created world’s largest marine reserve, the Chagos Marine Protected Area (MPA) in the Indian Ocean. NSU Oceanographic Center researchers, along with a core group of like-minded individuals, have created the nonprofit U.S. Chagos Conservations Trust to help promote research, raise awareness and increase public education about the Chagos MPA, which encompasses 210,000-square-miles of pristine oceans and islands in the Chagos Archipelago.
- NSU Receives $15 Million in Federal Stimulus Money to Build America's Largest Coral Reef Research Center
Nova Southeastern University on Friday received $15 million in federal stimulus money to build America's largest coral reef research center. The 86,000-square-foot Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Science Research Facility will house local, national and international coral reef research. The facility will be located at NSU's Oceanographic Center at John U. Lloyd Beach State Park in Dania Beach.
- Scientists Trace Shark Fins Back to their Geographic Origin for the First Time using DNA Detective Work
These breakthrough findings provide strong evidence for enacting international trade protection for hammerhead sharks at the March 2010 CITES meeting in Qatar
- Fishing Tournament to Raise Money for College Students
Nova Southeastern University will be hosting the Third Annual NSU Oceanographic Center Scholarship Fishing Tournament. Anglers will be catching billfish and fun fish, such as mahi mahi. Proceeds from one of the biggest tournaments in the Keys will be used for scholarships for NSU oceanography students as well as research at NSU's Oceanographic Center.