News Briefs


Shark tagged by NSU travels 13,000 miles

In the longest track ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, a male mako shark named Hell’s Bay travelled 13,000 miles in 600 days. The shark was tagged by NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute in May 2015. With its research, the institute hopes to better understand sharks and how to protect them, according to a release by the NSU Newsroom. To see the shark’s journey, visit

NSU’s online public administration master’s ranked thirteenth ranked NSU’s online master’s in public administration program 13th out of the 25 best online programs, according to Yahoo Finance. The programs are ranked based on academic quality, affordability and online programming and data retrieved from the National Center for Education statistics through the College Navigator and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. To see the rankings, visit

Applications open for Undergraduate Student Symposium

The symposium, which is an event that displays the work and research of NSU students, is accepting applications until Feb. 10. Categories for submissions include academic papers, posters, short films and oral presentations. The symposium will take place on April 7. Undergraduate students from all colleges can apply to participate. To submit, visit

Work as an admissions ambassadors

Applications for the position of NSU Admissions Ambassador are open until Feb. 13 on Orgsync. Ambassadors are responsible for conducting campus visits, hosting guests for Shark Preview and communicating with prospective students and their families as well as NSU departments and faculty. In order to be considered for the job, applicants must attend at least one informational session. Sessions will take place on Jan. 31 and Feb. 10 at noon in the Horvitz Administration Building, room 114B. To apply, go to