NSU In The News – Late December 2019 – Early February 2020

NSU IN THE NEWS is a snapshot of NSU media placements from late December 2019 – early February 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 5.7 million viewers;
    • For Unique Visitors Per Month (online globally), the potential viewership was approximately 1.18 billion;
  • The estimated advertising value equivalency (AVE) of  these stories is $1.8 million.


Some of the story highlights include:


You’ll find the links to these stories, and a host of others involving NSU, below.

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.


Tampa Bay Regional Campus

  • Year in Review: High-tech University Opens Its Doors
  • Bills Propose Sweeping Changes to Use of Baker Act in Florida Schools, featuring Carly Paro-Tompkins, Ed.D.,LMHC

University Wide

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine

  • 59 Symptoms to Never Ignore, featuring Vijay Rajput, M.D.

Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • You are what you Eat, featuring Deborah Ann Mulligan, M.D., FAAP, FACEP
  • South Florida’s Coronavirus Protections, featuring Bindu Mayi, Ph.D.
  • Doctors Pushing for Quick Test for Coronavirus, featuring Bindu Mayi, Ph.D.
  • Polk Dr. Shortage: Growing Number of Osteopathic Physicians Could Help Ease Deficit

Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Healthcare Sciences

  • UM-NSU CARD Launches Free Early ASD Screening and Parent Coaching Program
  • Sex is Better if You Exercise, featuring Lia Jiannine, Ph.D., CSCS

College of Computing and Engineering

College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences

  • Russia May Be Ultimate Winner in U.S.-Iran Conflict, guest editorial by Dustin Berna, Ph.D.
  • Political Science Professor Breaks Down Phase 1 of Senate Impeachment Trial, featuring Charles Zelden, Ph.D.
  • Gaetz: Impeachment a Democratic Addiction, featuring Charles Zelden, Ph.D.

College of Psychology

  • New Jersey Schools are Failing After Teen Suicides. Here’s How to Fix the Tragic After Math, featuring Scott Poland, Ed.D.
  • Teen Suicides and Firearms: Report Finds Prevention Efforts Avoid Talks of Guns, featuring Scott Poland, Ed.D.
  • Phoenix 911 Dispatchers Face Trauma, PTSD – But Aren’t Classified as First Responders, featuring PTSD Research Study conducted by Kristin Klimley, Vincent B. Van Hasselt, Ph.D., Ashley Stripling, Ph.D.
  • Teen Moodiness or Dangerous Depression?, featuring Scott Poland, Ed.D.

Fischler College of Education and the School of Criminal Justice

  • Five Finalists Announced for Limestone Superintendent, featuring alumni James W. Cantrell
  • Nash-Rocky Mount School System Names New Superintendent, featuring Steve Ellis, Ed.D.
  • Woman, 23, First to Die After Taking Dangerous Drug Flakka, featuring epidemiologist Jim Hall
  • Lethal Zombie Drug Has Arrived in Plymouth, featuring epidemiologist Jim Hall

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography

Shepard Broad College of Law

The Following Stories Feature Bob Jarvis, J.D.,LL.M.


  • Administration Eyes Changes to Environmental Enforcement, featuring Joel Mintz, J.S., J.S.D., LL.M.

Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship

  • NSU’s Complex Health Systems Program Training Future Leaders to Be Agents of Change, featuring Francois Sainfort, Ph.D.

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale

  • Pharrell Williams Gets “Happy with Broward Students at NSU Art Museum
  • NSU Art Museum Spotlights Works by KAWS, FriendsWithYou & More in “Happy!” Exhibit
  • NSU Art Museum’s “Happy!” Goes Deeper Than Its Title