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Posts Tagged: Science

Matrix Online Math Column Returns with New Topic, Problem-Solving Contest

A new issue of Matrix math column has arrived. Created by faculty in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, Matrix aims to show how math can apply to various disciplines, general life situations, and even humor. The eighth edition of Matrix explores ...

Sing with the Bossa Nova Chorale, Deadline to sign up: Sept. 17

If you like to sing and want to meet new people who share your passion, the Bossa Nova Chorale is looking for you! The Bossa Nova Chorale is the premier vocal ensemble of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts. It’s composed of talented, aspiring ...

Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, Opening Reception Aug. 8

The Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine traveling exhibit will be displayed from August 3-September 4 in the HPD library. A grand opening reception will be held on August 8 at 6pm. Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine is a ...

HPD’s Chancellor Named a Power Leader in Healthcare

NSU’s Chancellor of Health Professions Division Fred Lippman, R. Ph., Ed. D., has been selected by The South Florida Business Journal as a Power Leader in Healthcare.  Selections were made by the Journal’s editorial department based on his accomplishments within the past year. As the chancellor ...

NSU Alum Appointed Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Park University

    Kenneth Christopher, D.P.A., who earned his doctorate at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship, been appointed to the position of associate vice president for academic affairs at Park University. Christopher previously served the University as the ...

SHSS Student becomes World’s First Certified CrossFit Trainer with Cerebral Palsy

Stephanie Hammerman, a master’s student in the College Student Affair’s program (CSA) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has become the first certified CrossFit trainer in the world with cerebral palsy. CrossFit combines strength and conditioning training to benefit the ...

SHSS Alum Named Department Chair at Salisbury University

Soossailillai I. Keethaponcalan, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named the Chair of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution at Salisbury University in ...

Alvin Sherman Library wants to get kids ready for Back to School…

Become more familiar with Alvin Sherman Library’s vast selection of online resources which can lead to a more successful school year for you and your children. These resources can help with research projects, homework, and test-taking.  It is simple to find reliable information from your home ...

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Gives Plenary Talk at Top Math Conference

Fuzhen Zhang, Ph.D., professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, gave an invited plenary talk on “Generalized Matrix Functions” at the 18th Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) in Providence, Rhode Island, Jun. 3–7. The ILAS conference is the highest-level ...

NSU Athletic Training Students Participate in Staged Mass-Casualty Incident Training

Light rain falls upon a massive, smoldering pile of concrete rubble—the remnants of a once-standing parking structure. The sound of helicopters echoes overhead as fire trucks and ambulances arrive on scene. First responders rush to aid frantic victims, many bruised and crying for help. The ...

GSCIS Professor Speaks about Innovations in Learning: Boosting Postsecondary Access and Advancement

Martha (Marti) Snyder, Ph.D., and associate professor at the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS), recently attended a luncheon in Fort Lauderdale for business and education leaders which was sponsored by the Committee for Economic Development and Greater Fort Lauderdale ...

SHSS Faculty Participates in Peace Conference in South Africa and Works with Political Violence Survivors in Zimbabwe

Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., faculty member at the Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), was a participant and provided workshops with survivors of political violence from the 2008 Zimbabwean elections. The survivors have formed a ...

SHSS Student presents at the 3rd International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society in Brazil

Marcia Brown, M.D., a student in the Master of Arts in Cross-disciplinary Studies program (MACS) in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS)  in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented a paper at the Third International Conference on  Health, Wellness and ...

President Hanbury Named Honorary Chair of Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks Event

Nova Southeastern University President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., has been named honorary walk chair of the Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks event.  Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. As honorary walk chair, Hanbury will be responsible for hosting ...

SHSS Alumna Named One of the “Top 100 Most Outstanding Women in Broward County”

Kate Campbell, Ph.D., graduate of the master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named one of the “Top 100 Most Outstanding Women in Broward County,” by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward ...

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Publishes Biography of Thurgood Marshall

Charles Zelden, professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, published Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union (Routledge Historical Americans) in May 2013. The succinct biography details Marshall’s storied legal career, including his service as an ...

Business Professors Present at Southwest Decision Sciences Conference

Three professors from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship —Leslie Tworoger, D.B.A., Eleanor Lawrence, Ph.D., and Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D., presented their research entitled “The Emotions and Cognitions of Change: Top Management Reflections in the Healthcare Industry” at ...

Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Open House, June 8

Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) will be hosting a campus Open House for all prospective students on Saturday, June 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Meet with admissions managers, financial aid experts and faculty members and discover ...

SHSS Alum Named President of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators

Stanley Zamor, M.S., graduate of the master’s program in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named President of the Florida Academy of Professional Mediators (FAPM). In this position Zamor has ...

NSU Alumna Accepted into Prestigious Teach for America Program

As an undergraduate biology major at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Nancy Sarmiento spent time in the local community showcasing science to young minds. Now, as an NSU alumna, Sarmiento will teach biology to secondary-school students in Baltimore, Maryland through the Teach for ...


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