NSU In The News – August and Early September


NSU IN THE NEWS is a snapshot of NSU media placements from August and early September 2020. The purpose of this recap is to keep you up-to-date on issues and media reports that involve 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  33.3 million viewers;
    • For Unique Visitors Per Month (online globally), the potential viewership was approximately 299.1 million;
  • The estimated advertising value equivalency (AVE) of  these stories is $1.4 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

COVID-19 – Return of the Sharks

  • Nova Southeastern University Showcases COVID-19 Precautions as Classes Resume – Press Conference
  • College Officials Warn of Consequences to Students Who Do Not Follow COVID-19 Regulations, featuring Michelle Manley, Ph.D.
  • College Students Head Back to Campus at Critical Time in COVID-19 Battle


  • Early Voting is Underway, Where to Go, What to Know
  • Boys & Girls Club Members Receive NSU Scholarships
  • Senior-Level Hires and Promotions, featuring Ronald Chenail, Ph.D., Steven Kaltman, DMD, MD, FACS,  Jose Juarez, J.D., and Vice President Terry Mularkey
  • South Florida 100, featuring President Dr. George Hanbury and Chancellor Dr. Fred Lippman
  • As College Sports Programs Pivot, Mental Health Becomes Bigger Priority, featuring student athlete Justin Jackson
  • What to Say to a Swimmer After a Poor Swim, featuring Coach Hollie Bonewit-Cron


Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

The following stories feature Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP

  • Pandemic Poundage
  • More on Kids and COVID
  • Plastic Poop Problem
  • Flu Shot Facts During a Pandemic
  • Surprise Findings  Colorectal  Cancer

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

  • New Zealand Has Success Containing COVID-19, Could it Work in Florida?
  • Better COVID-19 Numbers Have Started Talks of Reopening South Florida Further
  • Best Defense, featuring Nicole Cook, Ph.D., M.P.A.
  • A COVID Vaccine Could Be Just Weeks Away
  • Feeling Achy? Is it COVID-19 or West Nile Virus

College of Pharmacy

Halmos College of Arts and Sciences

The following stories featuring Charles Zelden, Ph.D.

  • Russia is Prioritizing Politics Over Safety with new Coronavirus Vaccine
  • Florida Republicans, Democrats at Odds Over Special Legislative Session on State Budget
  • Trump to Visit Kenosha to Visit Law Enforcement
  • Are Countries Led By Women Better at Handling COVID-19?
  • S. Fl. Elections Offices Prepare for Possible Record Number of Ballots for Nov. Election
  • Who Will Be Joe Biden’s VP Choice


  • Logistics of Reopening Schools, guest commentary featuring Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D.
  • Congrats, Jellyfish, the Seas are Yours! Now What are You Going to Do With Them?, featuring Jeffrey Hoch, Ph.D.
  • Young Shark Scientist Working to Bring More Women of Color into Marine Biology, featuring graduate student Carlee Jackson

College of Psychology

  • The New Home of Sports Neuroscience, featuring Jaime Tartar, Ph.D.
  • 2020’s States with the Most Underpriveledged Children, featuring Madvhi Menon, Ph.D.

Fischler College of Education and School of Criminal Justice

The following stories feature Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D.


  • 2020’s States with the Best and Worst Early Education Systems, featuring Herminia Janet Rivera, Ph.D.
  • Ten African Americans Who Have Been Named to Administrative Positions in Higher Education, featuring alumni Alanka Hayes Brown

Shepard Broad College of Law

College of Undergraduate Studies

  • High School Students Scrambling as SATs Get Canceled Over Coronavirus Concerns, featuring Anthony DeNapoli, Ed.D.

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

NSU University School

  • Experts Share Tips on How to Help Your Child Wear a Mask, featuring Lorraine  Breffni,  Ed.D.

Tampa Bay Regional Campus

  • Clearwater Maps Out Vision for Future