News Briefs, Nov. 28, 2017

Final installation of National Novel Writing Month Workshops takes place Dec. 2
The three-part series hosted by the Alvin Sherman Library for National Novel Writing Month will end on Dec. 2 when author Diane Stuckart facilitates her workshop on self-editing from 2-3 p.m. To RSVP, students should go to

Students now have access to Kanopy streaming service
Anyone with a shark card can now have access to over 26,000 independent, international, classic or documentary films through the Library’s Kanopy streaming. To access this, students should go to, click “watch now,” type “Nova Southeastern University,” click “connect now,” and enter their NSU credentials.

RecWell aims to decrease stress during exams
RecWell will host a Stress Less week which includes a variety of activities to help students stay calm before their exams. The activities will include several yoga sessions throughout the week, a Wellness on Wheels Survival Bag give out and Dog Therapy on Monday, Coffee and Pastries on Tuesday, and Free Tea and Fruit on Wednesday. For more information, go to

Applications for Orientation Leaders open Dec. 4
Applications for the student-held Orientation Leader position open on Dec. 4. Orientation Leaders are a summer position and help welcome new Sharks to the university. The first information session will also be held Dec. 4 in the Student Affairs Building room 104. You can access the application at

Outdoor Adventures to hold Spring Break trip to Costa Rica
As part of NSU’s Outdoor Adventures program, students will have the opportunity to go to Costa Rica from March 5-9. The trip will include all meals in the country, white water rafting, a jungle hike, housing/camping accommodations and more. Students who are interested will need to pay $625 plus airfare and register by Jan. 7. Students must have a passport to attend. To register or for more information, visit

Admission Ambassador information sessions begin
For students interested in becoming Admissions Ambassadors next year, the first information session, a mandatory part of the application process, will take place on Jan. 11 in Horvitz room 114B. Admission Ambassadors receive partial room/board scholarship and a biweekly stipend. Applications are now open on Orgsync until Feb. 1. For more information, contact

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