NSU Florida In the News – July and Early August 2020


NSU IN THE NEWS is a snapshot of NSU media placements from July and early August 2020. The purpose of this recap is to keep you up-to-date on issues and media reports impacting the university and/or specific departments or centers. Click on the  name of the media outlet to read their story – stories that appeared out of the South Florida media market are in red (some links may have expired after this page was created.)

For this time period:

  • Potential Reach of stories related to NSU were circulated to approximately 41 million viewers;
    • For Unique Visitors Per Month (online globally), the potential viewership was approximately 572.4 million;
  • The estimated advertising value equivalency (AVE) of  these stories is $1.6 million.

Please visit the NSU’s Newsroom section of the university’s main website to view additional press releases, stories and more created by your media relations team.  We also encourage you to visit our Newsroom and subscribe to our RSS Feed so you can receive each of our news releases in real-time via email when they are distributed.


University Wide

  • South Florida Colleges Staying Flexible with Fall Reopening Plans
  • Students React to Colleges’ Reopening Plans with Mix of Optimism, Fear
  • South Florida 100, featuring Dr. Fred Lippman, Chancellor of the Health Professions Division
  • Students React to Colleges’ Reopening Plans with Mix of Optimism, Fear
  • DeSantis Vetoes a “Big Hit” to Health Care Budget
  • Caddyshack is Turning 40! Relieve Some of the Movies Best Moments, featuring Grande Oaks
    • MSN (7/24/20)
  • Ultimate CEOs Tackle COVID-19 Challenges, featuring President George Hanbury
  • Early Voting is Underway, referencing NSU as an early voting location
  • Boys & Girls Club Members Receive NSU Scholarships

Health Professions Division

  • Coronavirus Crisis Deepens as Florida Soars Past 10,000 New Cases, Largest Jump of the Pandemic, featuring Dr. Fred Lippman, Chancellor, Health Professions Division

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Youth is Not Invincibility,  featuring Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP
  • School Openings are Complicated, featuring Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP
  • Broken Heart Syndrome, featuring Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP

The following stories feature Bindu Mayi, Ph.D., M.Sc.

  • Assessing Risk: Have You Changed Your Weekend Plans Since the Start of the Pandemic
  • New Zealand Has Success Containing COVID-19
  • Planet Fitness Follows Trend, Requires Masks Beginning Aug. 1
  • Feeling Achy – How to Tell if You Have Coronavirus


  • March of Dimes Announces the 13 Honorees for its 25th Anniversary Women of Distinction Event, featuring Dean Elaine Wallace

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine

  • March of Dimes Announces the 13 Honorees for its 25th Anniversary Women of Distinction Event, featuring Dr.  Farzanna  Haffizulla

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Heath Care Sciences

College of Pharmacy

  • Keeping a Health Brain in the Midst of COVID-19, featuring Nana Mainoo PharmD Candidate

College of Optometry

  • 6 Surprising Diseases that Eye Doctors Find First, featuring Joseph Pizzimenti, O.D., FAAO

College of Dental Medicine

  • More than 50 from Class of 2020 Honored with Academy of Osseointegration Outstanding Dental Student Award, featuring graduate Emily L. Hardin

Halmos College of Arts and Sciences

  • Once Coveted Endorsements from Police Unions Become More Problematic for Candidates in New Era of Skepticism Towards Cops, featuring  Charles  Zelden,  Ph.D.
  • Miami-Dade Will Mail Out Record Number of Ballots to Voters, featuring Charles Zelden, Ph.D.
  • Between Land & Sea, featuring Ashley Marranzino, research assistant
  • Interior Awards Nearly $1.6 Million to Protect Coral Reefs and Natural Resources in the Insular Areas
  • Lost Coral Genotypes Returned to Ocean-Based Nurseries
  • Reef Sharks are in Major Decline Worldwide, featuring Carlee Jackson
  • The Most Fascinating Shark Discoveries of the Past Decade, featuring Carlee Jackson
  • A Closer Look at Who is Protecting South Florida’s Beaches, Reefs and Wildlife, featuring David  Gilliam,  Ph.D.
  • Scientists Tracks Mako Shark to Rhode Island and Onto Land, featuring Guy Harvey Research Institute
  • Galilee Fisherman Nets $2,000 Shark Transmitter, But Not the Shark, featuring Guy Harvey Research Institute
  • Will Humans Inevitably Cause Microbial Colonization of Space, featuring Jose Lopez, Ph.D.
  • Florida Aquarium Takes Another Step Toward Protecting Coral Reefs

College of Psychology

Fischler College of Education and the School of Criminal Justice

  • Dr. Nathan L. Fisher Named Superintendent of the Roselle Public Schools, featuring alumni Nathan Fisher, Ed.D.
  • Montclair School District Names New Assistant Superintendent of Equity, Curriculum and Instruction, featuring Kalisha Morgan, Ed.D.
  • Sarasota County Schools Names Brennan Asplen Superintendent, featuring Brennan Asplen, Ed.D.
  • Is Your Child Giving You a Hard Time About Wearing Masks? Experts Give Their Tips, featuring Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D.
  • Talk Openly to Your Kids About the Pandemic, featuring Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D.

Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship

  • Community Leader Susie Levan Donates $40,000 to Eight Local Charities, Virtual Celebration to be Held July 14
  • Gov. DeSantis Appoints Two to South Broward Hospital District, featuring Assistant Dean Steve Harvey
  • Meet Lavern Deer, Miami Gardens Mayoral Candidate, featuring Business Alum

Shepard Broad College of Law

  • Overnight Energy: 350 facilities skip reporting water pollution, featuring Joel Mintz, J.D., LL.M.
  • Israeli Contact Tracing App Raises Privacy Concerns in the US, featuring Jon Garon, J.D.
  • New Deloitte Contract Shows Florida Bid Procurement Needs an Overhaul, featuring Bob Jarvis, J.D.
  • Beto Juarez Named Dean of Nova Southeastern Law
  • Swimming Pool “Karen” Confronts Black, Gay Woman for Talking to her Son, featuring Ghenete Wright Muir, J.D.

College of Undergraduate Studies

  • Generation Z Tackles Racial Injustice Online – And Its not Just for the Likes, featuring Jamal Noel, president of Black Student Union

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

NSU University School

  • Teen’s Efforts to Bring Back Butterflies Takes Flight, featuring USchool Student Duncan Jurman