NSU In The News June and Early July


NSU IN THE NEWS is a snapshot of NSU media placements from June and early July 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 49.9 million viewers;
    • For Unique Visitors Per Month (online globally), the potential viewership was approximately 410 million;
  • The estimated advertising value equivalency (AVE) of  these stories is $1.5 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
  • Fitch Affirms NSU’s Revs at ‘A-‘; Outlook Stable
  • THE Young University Rankings, NSU Ranks 51st
  • 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

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

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

  • Uncertainties in Testing
  • Safety Protocols at Work
  • Other Illnesses May Hitch a Ride

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

  • What the Recent COVID-19 Testing Trend Means for You
  • As Florida’s Positive COVID-19 Cases Increase, the Positivity Rate Remains Low
  • Florida Coronavirus Cases Rising
  • Experts Say No Clear Answer for Disparity in Rise in Positive COVID-19 Cases, Plateau in Deaths
  • Is This a Second Wave of Coronavirus in Florida?
  • Florida Reports 5,004 New Cases of COVID-19
  • Masks Can Limit Person-to-Person Spread of COVID-10
  • Experts Say Prevention is Everyone’s Responsibility
  • More States Move to Making Masks Mandatory
  • Over 50,000 Don’t Know How the Contracted COVID-19 in Florida
  • Coronavirus Weakening? Fort Lauderdale Mayor Clarifies Comments After Doctors Refute Hist Claim
  • Snowbirds Must Weigh Decision to Return to SWFL Amid Uptick in COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Cases Trending Younger
  • The Community is Spreading
  • What Florida COVID-19 Numbers Mean

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine

  • 50+ Health Symptoms You Should Neve Ignore (slide 12), featuring Vijay Rajput, M.D.

College of Pharmacy

  • Short- and Long-term Impact of COVID-19 on Specialty, Community Pharmacies, featuring NSU PharmD Candidate Nana Mainoo

College of Optometry

  • SUNY College of Optometry to Host “Race in Optometry: An Honest Conversation” on July 1, featuring Sherrol A. Reynolds, OD, 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

  • George Floyd: The Eyes of the World are Watching Now, featuring Mary Hope Schwoebel, Ph.D.

The following stories featuring Charles Zelden, Ph.D.

  • President Trump Dismisses Calls to Combat Systemic Racism
  • Trump’s Polling Numbers Keep Faltering in Swing States
  • Poll: Trump’s Job Approval Sank to 39 Percent
  • ‘Highlights The Importance Of Miami’, Mayor Francis Suarez On City Hosting Presidential Debate In October

College of Psychology

  • The Gut – Not the Brain – Causes Animals to Die from Sleep Deprivation, featuring NSU Sleep Study
  • Teen Moodiness or Depression?, featuring Scott Poland, Ed.D.

Fischler College of Education and the School of Criminal Justice

  • Here’s What to Ask as You Decide Whether to Send Your Kids Back to School, 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

  • Why is Derek Chauvin Being Charged with Third-Degree Murder Rather Than First?, featuring professor Catherine Arcabascio
  • President Trump, Citing the Pandemic, Plans Two Moves to Weaken Key Environmental Protections, featuring Joel Mintz J.D., LL.M.
  • Trump Permitting Benefits Fossil Fuels and Renewables, but NGOs Vow to Challenge, featuring Joel Mintz, J.D., LL.M.
  • Misguided Health Policy Foments Confusion, Risk, and Disunity, featuring Joel Mintz, J.D., LL.M.
  • Overnight Energy: 350 facilities skip reporting water pollution, featuring Joel Mintz, J.D., LL.M.
  • Did Instagram Just Say It’s Rewriting Online Copyright?, featuring Jon Garron, J.D.
  • Israeli Contact Tracing App Raises Privacy Concerns in the US, featuring Jon Garon, J.D.
  • Judges and Gambling in American History, featuring Robert Jarvis, J.D., LL.M.
  • Critics Question Miami Police’s Use of Force Arresting Protestors, featuring Robert Jarvis, J.D., LL.M.
  • Scams, Scams Everywhere in the Age of COVID-19, featuring Michael Flynn, J.D.
  • Endorsement: For Broward State Attorney, Vote for Change and Stability – Vote for Sarahnell Murphy, featuring alumna Sarahnell Murphy
  • The State’s 12 Law Schools Form Florida Law Schools’ Consortium for Racial Justice

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

NSU University School

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