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NSU In The News

Mailman Segal Center Names Executive Director of Autism Institute

Susan Kabot, EdD, CCC-SLP, has been named the Executive Director of the Autism Institute at Nova Southeastern University (NSU).


F. Charles “Bud” Mace Elected to a 3rd term on the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior Board

F. Charles Mace, Ph.D., Unicorn Children’s Foundation Endowed Chair, professor of Psychology at the Center for Psychological Studies and director of the Severe Behavior Disorders Program, was elected to serve a third 8-year term on the Board of Directors of the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior (SEAB).


SHSS Faculty Provides 9/11 Anniversary Perspective in the Sun-Sentinel

Dustin Berna, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), provided a perspective on the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the US. Berna’s perspective was featured on the front page of the Sun-Sentinel’s Outlook section on Sunday, Sept., 11, 2011.


Study: Jewish holidays affect stock market

A new study by Nova Southeastern University researchers finds that the old adage “sell Rosh Hashanah, buy Yom Kippur” does, in fact, yield higher returns.


Weak economy translates to more workplace stress

“When people are thinking, ‘I’m unhappy because I keep getting work dumped on me,’ that starts to wear down the speed and effectiveness with which they can work,” said Bob Preziosi, management chair at Nova Southeastern University in Davie. “Quality and productivity both suffer.”


Jane Ellen Cross, J.D. to be hosted on Pulse

Professor Sir Hilary Beckles recently gave a presentation in London calling for countries, such as England, to pay reparations for slavery. Should countries who were involved in the slave trade years ago have financial obligations to those citizens and governments today?


Fla. Bar to Lawyers: Play Nice

The action is part of a larger trend by the high court and the Florida Bar to teach professionalism and civility to lawyers new to the profession, said Bob Jarvis, a law professor at Nova Southeastern University. The Bar has said it will start testing students on professionalism and civility in the bar exam this year and has been holding continuing legal education programs on the topic, he said.


Hollywood unions collecting ballots on pension issue

Nova Southeastern Law Professor Bob Jarvis said just because the employees work for the government doesn’t mean they give up their first amendment rights of free speech, press and assembly.

But Jarvis said the police union’s campaign against the referendum is more a public relations issue than it is a legal or ethical issue.


Carmel on the Case: Crude on Campus

Professor Bob Jarvis, Nova Southeastern University: “Taking the pictures was definitely bad. Taking the pictures and putting them on Facebook was worse. And taking the pictures, putting them on Facebook, and adding derogatory comments, was kind of the clincher.”


COM Geriatrics Department Chair Naushira Pandya was quoted

COM Geriatrics Department Chair Naushira Pandya was quoted as a subject-matter expert in a Miami Herald article on medicare considering paying for STD testing for seniors.


The Oceanographic Center is a part of a research consortium that’s using a $112.5-million research grant

The Oceanographic Center is a part of a research consortium that’s using a $112.5-million research grant to investigate the fate of petroleum in the environment from the Deepwater Horizon, the impacts of the spill, and the development of new tools and technology for responding to future spills and improving mitigation and restoration.


NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine expands its affiliated medical residency programs

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine expands its affiliated medical residency programs at Broward General Medical Center, Palmetto General Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center, and Miami Children’s Hospitals.


Researchers from NSU’s Occupational Therapy Department are using iPads to treat disabled patients

Researchers from NSU’s Occupational Therapy Department are using iPads to treat disabled patients who suffer from spinal cord injuries and other disabilities. Yahoo! News and CBS 4 covered the story.


The Oceanographic Center recently received confiscated endangered corals worth up to $1 million

The Oceanographic Center recently received confiscated endangered corals worth up to $1 million from two federal agencies —- U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service —- for research and educational outreach display.


Five hot career programs to make you more employable in South Florida

As hacker attacks increase, the demand will rise for experts in information security, said Eric Ackerman, assistant dean and director of the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences at Nova Southeastern University.


Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., and Albert Williams, Ph.D., participated in a roundtable discussion

Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., and Albert Williams, Ph.D., participated in a roundtable discussion about the Aftermath of the S&P Downgrade and the U.S. economy on PBS WPBT Channel 2’s Issues with Helen Ferré on Friday, August 12 and Sunday August 14.


Marti Snyder, Ph.D., was featured in an August 12 MyEducation.com article on “How Back-To-School Season Differs For Online Students,”

Online students typically don’t need the must-haves that traditional students have on their back-to-school checklists. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have to prepare for online learning. Your back-to-school preparations will help you succeed in the virtual world and make the best of the flexibility of being an online student.


Summer camp teaches high school students to start their own business

In its second year, the Entrepreneurship Summer Camp and Personal Enrichment, called ESCAPE, at NSU brings university professors, local entrepreneurs and leaders to educate high school students about business basics such as etiquette, finance, budget, marketing and public relations, said Janet Goldstein, one of the program organizers.


‘Core values’ help workers pull together at Sunrise employer

For core values to be embraced by an organization, leadership’s role is critical, says Robert Preziosi, chairman of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business at Nova Southeastern University in Davie. “The CEO has to embody the values. It is how you behave, but it’s also standing up with employees and talking about the values.”


Public defender wants contract of ‘Police Women of Broward County’ star

Nova Southeastern University law professor Bruce Rogow, a veteran criminal defense lawyer agrees.
“They are entitled when the contract relates specifically to the officer who makes the arrest,” Rogow told Broward Bulldog. “The state should make arrangements to get it.”


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