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NSU presents “The Complete History of America (Abridged)”
The comedy, “The Complete History of America (Abridged)”,  presented by the Division of Performing and Visual Arts, will run this month in the Don Taft University Center.How much do you really know about America? The two-hour show will feature an interesting look at the history of the U.S. and cover “600 years of history in 6,000 seconds.” The show will run Nov. 9 to 11, and Nov. 16 to 18. Friday and Saturday shows will take be at 7:30 pm, and Sunday shows will be at 2 p.m. NSU students, staff, and faculty can obtain one free ticket by presenting their SharkCard at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences box office two hours before the performance that they’d like to attend.  The general public may also purchase tickets for $10 each, cash only. Tickets may also be pre-purchased up to a week in advance. For more information, call the box office at 954-262-8179.

Continual Campus Construction
There will be ongoing construction on NSU’s main campus in Davie until Dec. 7. Up until Nov. 19, there will be construction in the southbound lanes of Ray Ferrero Boulevard, as carsenter campus from 30th Street. The work will be contained between 30th Street and East West Perimeter Road.  Traffic will be one-lane wide for each lane of traffic. The Alvin Sherman Library parking garage entrances will remain open. Construction will continue Nov. 19 through Dec. 7 on the southbound lanes of Ray Ferrero Boulevard, between the Perimeter road intersection and the Alvin Sherman Library traffic circle.  Traffic will be reduced to one-lane of traffic in each direction. The parking garage entrances will remain open during weekday working hours.  Closures to the garage entry and exits will be made during off-peak hours.  Future notifications will be sent regarding these closures. If possible, seek alternate routes to main campus during this time frame or allow extra time for delays.

NSU’s Digital Media Production Department Nominated for 2 Emmy Awards
Two members of the Digital Media Production Department in the Office of Innovation and Information Technology, executive producer Maria Tako and Paolo Mugnaini, were nominated for Emmy awards in the Director category, by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Suncoast Chapter for their work on a public service announcement, which aired on the Broward Education Communication Network in June 2012. The project was created in collaboration with NSU’s tobacco-free campaign, and is posted on NSU’s Sharktube and YouTube. Winners will be announced on Dec. 1 at the Suncoast Chapter’s Emmy Awards Ceremony in Ft. Lauderdale.

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