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Halmos College Biology Student Fund Announces First Award Winners

This February, Halmos College conferred its first Biology Fund awards. Biology majors Elizabeth Feldman and Elizabeth Horta were recognized for their overall scholarship and research on volatile organic compounds indicative of periodontal disease. The students will use this award to present their research at the national meeting of the American…


NSU MD Faculty and Administrators to Present at National Medical Conferences

Several NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine faculty and administrators have been invited to present at upcoming Association of American Medical Colleges conferences to showcase some of the successes of the new M.D. college. They include: AAMC Southern Group on Educational Affairs Regional Conference on March 27-30, 2019…


Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Artist Sisters: Issues of Identity

  Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Artist Sisters: Issues of Identity Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ph.D. Thursday, March 28, 3:30 pm Free for members; $10 non-members In the mid-1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe asked her artist sisters, Ida and Catherine, to abandon making art and their burgeoning careers despite her earlier strong support of…


A Sense of Pride: The Hustle of Drag

Join Miami performer Queef Latina as she discusses her introduction to drag, her journey into self-branding, and the triumphs and tribulations of becoming a businesswoman. Queef Latina is a drag performer and sewing instructor based in Miami, Florida. She owns Queef Enterprises, a community sewing studio in downtown Miami where…


Café Society Book Group: In Full Flight

  Lively discussions on every second Thursday of the month feature books relating to Museum exhibitions, collections or other topical themes. This month’s selection is In Full Flight by John Heminway, which tells the remarkable story of a woman’s search for a new life in Africa in the wake of…


Second Sunday Film Series: The Samuel Project

The comedic drama The Samuel Project is about a teenager (Ryan Ochoa) who gets to know his grandfather Samuel (Hal Linden) for the first time when he makes him the subject of a senior year animated art project. With dreams of becoming a professional artist, the teen discovers that his…


Creativity Exploration: Positivity and Patterns

Learn about the traditional Huichol Mexican art making of Ojos de Dios and make a protective charm using yarn and weaving techniques, infusing positive thinking and gratitude into the work. Creativity Exploration is NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale’s and unique series of workshops designed to promote the benefits of creative…


Frida Kahlo: An Anguished Brush

  Frida Kahlo – An Anguished Brush Presented by Armando Droulers As a preview to Florida Grand Opera’s March performances of Frida,an opera by Robert Xavier Rodriguez, art historian Armando Droulers will present the lecture, Frida Kahlo – An Anguished Brush. Iconic Mexican artist Frida Kahlo suffered from agonizing physical…


A Sense of Pride: Creativity Exploration LGBTQ+Adults, Seniors and Allies “Self-Dissecting”

A Sense of Pride programs presented by NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale at Broward County Library branches, foster inclusion, understanding and acceptance. Participants are introduced to mindfulness and positive flow state-of-mind as they develop pride, confidence, empathy and tolerance, while expanding their perceptions and increasing brain connectivity through visual and…


The Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center to Host ABBAFAB – The Premier ABBA Experience

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019 Time: 8 p.m. Venue: The Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center Having played to sold-out crowds across the U.S. and abroad, ABBAFAB is a stunning tribute to the music of ABBA featuring the sensational talents of some of TAD’s most talented and loved artists…


34th Annual NSU Scholarship Golf Classic

The 34th Annual Nova Southeastern University Scholarship Golf Classic will be hosted on April 12, 2019 at PGA National Resort and Spa in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Registration is now open! You can register via www.nova.edu/golf or CLICK HERE Sponsorship levels range from Corporate ($5,000), Host ($10,000), Presenting ($15,000), and…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: School of Criminal Justice Graduate Publishes Book

Fred Turner, Ph.D., graduate of NSU’s School of Criminal Justice, has published a book with Springer, Police Militarization: Policy Changes and Stakeholders’ Opinions in the United States. The book examines the level of support for aspects of police militarization, and offers valuable insight into policymaker and law enforcement perspectives on…


Halmos College Researchers Involved in Initiatives to Sequence Organisms of Earth

Last October, Halmos faculty member Jose Lopez, Ph.D., co-organized the third Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance (GIGA III) workshop and conference held in Curacao. This conference included international scientists and over 100 . Included with these students were two of Halmos own: MS students Yvain Desplat and Victoria Pecci. GIGA’s mission…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: Meixandra Porter Selected as HEICO Alumni of the Month

Nova Southeastern Athletics would like to recognize former women’s basketball player Meixandra Porter as its February 2019 GEICO Alumni of the Month. A 2013 Business graduate who played under coach LeAnn Freeland-Curry, Porter is currently stationed in California as servicewoman in the United States Air Force. On the court for…


Halmos Researchers Present at International Sea Turtle Symposium

At the beginning of February, three researchers from Halmos College attended the 39th International Sea Turtle Symposium in Charleston, South Carolina. There Halmos researcher Derek Burkholder, Ph.D. with Ph.D. candidate Glenn Goodwin and M.S. student Lexie Peterson presented their research on sea turtles in Broward County. NSU Halmos College of…


NSU Hosts Annual Celebration of Excellence

  NSU recently hosted the annual Celebration of Excellence banquet at the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center where philanthropists and business leaders Rita and Rick Case were awarded the university’s highest honor, the President’s Community Award. The award supports NSU’s “community” core value and encourages the ongoing…


NSU’s Multimedia Camp Preview Day

NSU’s Multimedia Camp Preview Day  held on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, provides middle and high school students with an opportunity to gain real world experience, walk away with a finished project, and get a glimpse of what camper’s experience as a part of our summer Multimedia Camp. All in a…


Halmos Lecture Series Focuses on Eigenvalues

On Friday, March 1, the Mathematics Colloquium Series will present Zhongshan Li, Ph.D.’s lecture, “Irreducible sign patterns that require all distinct eigenvalues”. Hosted by Halmos College’s Department of Mathematics, this lecture will look at eigenvalues. Li is the Graduate Director of Mathematics at Georgia State University. The research discussed will…


NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale to Host Art of Wine & Food Series: Pick a Peck of Pinots

Join Tommy Artounian from SGWS as he explores the exciting world of Pinot Noir. Sample and compare four great pinots from around the world with small bites served to pair with each wine on Thursday, March 7. Come early at 5:30 p.m. and enjoy a docent led highlight tour of…


Office of Human Resources is Introducing GAP Insurance Plans

Eliminate your Medical Deductible with….Gap Insurance Gap Insurance pays your deductible and gives you up to $200 per calendar day for out-patient services which include: Ambulance – Diagnostic Testing – Hospital Emergency Room – Out-patient Surgery – Physical Therapy – Durable Medical Supplies – Urgent Care Facility LEARN MORE ABOUT…


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