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Dear #FAU students: You're all invited to enjoy "Kabobs with the Kellys" next Sa...

By Florida Atlantic University Dear #FAU students: You’re all invited to enjoy “Kabobs with the Kellys” next Saturday for a tasty lunch on us plus a meet-and-greet with President John Kelly & his family! …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed...
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NSU Law Center’s Moot Court Team Wins Regional, Heads to Nationals

By wlchrist Barry Chenman, Tal Harari, and Maegan Bridwell NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center Moot Court Travel team consist of Barry Chenman, Tal Harari, and Maegan Bridwell were named regional champions of the 2014 American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Moot Court Competition held in San Francisco, Feb. 20-22, 2014. The competition emphasizes the development of oral advocacy skills through a realistic appellate advocacy experience. Competitors participate in a hypothetical appeal to the United States Supreme Court. The competition involves writing a brief as either a respondent or petitioner and then arguing the case in front of the mock court. The competition topic was on Labor Law. As one of four teams from the regional round advancing to the National Finals, NSU defeated teams from Gonzaga, UCLA, University of California-Davis, Oklahoma City, and in the final round, University of the Pacific (McGeorge). Coached by Law Center Professors Heather Baxter, J.D., and Megan Chaney, J.D., the team will compete in the National Finals April 10-12 in Chicago, Ill. …read more Source: NSU News...
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Swimming and Diving Takes Third at SSC Championships

By wlchrist The NSU’s swimming and diving teams took third place at the 2014 Sunshine State Conference Championship, which concluded Saturday, March 1. The women’s team ended the four-day meet with 600 points, 268 shy of conference champs Tampa. The men held 736 points, 178 points behind Florida Southern. The finals started with the 1650-yard freestyle, or better known as the mile. Sara Akoubian (Sr., Run Dacula, Ga.) was the top Shark for the women with a NCAA B qualifying time of 17:19.11, good for fifth place. The men had two swimmers finish in the top five. Addison Cates (Jr., Fort Myers, Fla.) took second place in a time of 15:51.54 and Cameron Chambers (Sr., St. Petersburg, Fla.) finished fourth in a time of 15:56.79, both were B cut times.​ Complete Release …read more Source: NSU News...
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NSU Swimming and Diving Program Sends Eight Athletes to NCAA National Championship

By wlchrist Men’s and Women’s Swim Team The NSU swimming and diving program will send eight swimmers, one female and seven males, to the NCAA National Championship, held in Geneva, Ohio at the SPIRE Institute on March 12-15. Lauren Chapple (Jr., London, England) will represent the women’s team at nationals after being invited for the 400-yard IM with a time of 4:24.59. Chapple will have a busy weekend, competing in a total of four events. She was also invited to compete in the 200-yard IM, the 100-yard backstroke and the 200-yard butterfly. In addition, Emma Lawrenz (Jr., Minnetonka, Minn.) was selected as an alternate in the 100-yard freestyle race. The men were led by Marco Aldabe (Fr., Alicante, Spain) who earned NSU’s only A cut time in the 400- IM with a time of 3:52.96. That time was less than a second of the fastest time in the nation in that event, posted by a fellow freshman in Lindenwood’s Felix Eigel. Aldabe was honored as a qualifier in the 200- IM, 100 and 200-yard backstroke. He has also qualified in the 400-yard freestyle relay event. ​<a target=_blank title="http://www.nsusharks.com/news/2014/2/27/WSWIM_0227144928.aspx?path=mswim Cmd+click or tap to follow link” href=”http://www.nsusharks.com/news/2014/2/27/WSWIM_0227144928.aspx?path=mswim” …read more Source: NSU News...
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Wang and O’Mahony named SSC Golfers of the Week

By wlchrist NSU’s golfers Katrina Wang and Hunter O’Mahony were named Sunshine State Conference Golfers of the Week, presented by VALIC. Wang (Fr., Shenzhen, China) tied for second in the individual standings at last week’s St. Edward’s Invitational. The freshman shot the invitational’s second-best second-round score of 72, 1-over-par, on her way to a total score of 150. Wang led NSU to a fifth-place finish, just four strokes off the winning team’s score.​ Complete Release …read more Source: NSU News...
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#NSU50 Top Moment No. 6: NSU Adds Three More Teams

By wlchrist NSU 1989 Women’s Tennis Team The #NSU50 “Top Moments in NSU Athletics History” continues with the sixth moment on the list: Nova adds men’s golf, women’s tennis and baseball. Nova made the move in the fall of 1987, bringing the total of sports to eight, with five men’s teams and three women’s teams. The athletic department was expanding at a time when they were finding repeated success. The Knights had their first All-American in men’s soccer (Dag Cohen) the year prior. That same fall, the volleyball team would win its third straight District 25 Championship.​ Complete Release​ …read more Source: NSU News...
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THANKS to Cynthia Maceda for sending us this photo with fellow #FAU students spe...

By Florida Atlantic University THANKS to Cynthia Maceda for sending us this photo with fellow #FAU students spending their Spring Break in New Jersey! These dedicated Owls are volunteering for the continued disaster recovery efforts in the areas affected by Superstorm Sandy. …read more Source: FAU Facebook feed...
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