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Visions of the Holocaust at the Alvin Sherman Library

“Visions of the Holocaut,” a collection of historic images from the archives of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, will be on display at Nova Southeastern University’s Alvin Sherman Library in Davie. The exhibit runs until Monday, January 28, 2019. Turkish artist Yusuf Tolga Unker…


Halmos Faculty Wins President’s Distinguished Professor of the Year

This week, Halmos College faculty professor Jose Lopez, Ph.D. was recognized as the 2017-2018 NSU Distinguished Professor of the Year at the Annual Faculty Reception. Dr. Lopez joined NSU in 2007. Since then he has been awarded over 14 extramurally funded research grants totaling over $2.1 million at NSU including…


A Decade and Beyond at the Orlando Physician Assistant Program

THE EXPANSION OF the NSU Physician Assistant (PA)  Department led to the establishment of the first PA program in Orlando, Florida, in 2006. In May 2007, the program  accepted its inaugural students for the class of 2009. Since that time, the program has continued to focus on innovation and excellence…


Expanding Clinical Knowledge Through Interprofessional Education

THE JACKSONVILLE Physician Assistant (PA) Program opened its doors in May 2009. This was made possible  thanks to the guidance of Richard E. Davis, Ed.D., PA-C,  dean of the College of Allied Health and Nursing at that time, and others who saw the benefit of starting a PA  program in…


NSU University School Shark Bots Team Places 5th Overall in Regional Robotics Tournament

Congratulations to the NSU University School Lower School Shark Bots team members and coaches who took home 5th place in the region at the recent VEX Robotics IQ Challenge Tournament in Miami. Out of 33 teams, one of the Shark Bots teams advanced to the Final round in the Robot…


Irish Film Festival in November

The Alvin Sherman Library and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will sponsor an Irish Film Festival that allows a South Florida audience to see independent contemporary Irish films not widely released in the U.S. The Festival was the brainchild of Professor David Kilroy, a native of Ireland…


Student Volunteers needed for Children Health Fair, Deadline Oct. 15

NSU will host the 16th annual A Day for Children Health fair on Sunday, October 21st. This year NSU is expecting over 15,000 community residents. This annual health fair will take place at NSU’s Fort Lauderdale campus and will provide free health screenings for children of all ages. Vision, speech,…


NSU Professor Presents at the University of Arizona

Robert Speth, Ph.D, recently traveled to Tucson Arizona to give a presentation “The History of Angiotensin 1-7: Part one” to the Pharmacology Department of the Colleges of Pharmacy and Medicine at the University of Arizona.  It was a homecoming for Speth as he did his Post-Doctoral research training under the…


NSU Employee Health & Wellness Fair, Oct. 24

  The annual NSU Employee Health and Wellness Fair on Wednesday is coming to you on October 24, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Don Taft University Center on the first floor/main court.  This event will inform, inspire, empower and encourage every Shark to seek their physical and…


CAHSS Invites You to “Dance Awareness Day”, Oct. 24

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to invite you to Dance Awareness Day on Wednesday, October 24, 2018. Join the dance faculty and students from the Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in classes in a variety of styles, including hip-hop, musical theatre, modern,…


Halmos Faculty Member Promotes Health and Wellness to Students

On September 18, Halmos College faculty member Santanu De, Ph.D. presented at the Resident Assistant health and wellness program on fruits and vegetables. Titled “We’re different fruit!” Dr. De discussed the nutritional aspects of some common fruits and vegetables we eat regularly.  Various fruit-smoothie samples were offered as well.


Halmos Faculty Member Selected As Outstanding Alumnus in China

Matthew He, Ph.D., professor, and assistant dean at the NSU Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, was selected as one of the outstanding alumni by Shanxi Normal University where he received his B.S. Degree in Mathematics in 1982. He was invited to attend the university’s 60th anniversary celebration (1958-2018)…


Halmos College Promotes Space at Alvin Sherman Library Family S.T.E.M. Event

On the autumnal equinox (September 22, 2018), the Alvin Sherman Library blasted off a space-themed STEM program about the galaxy and planets in our solar system. Halmos college faculty and staff worked with the library to create hands-on activities. The event hosted over 100 children and approximately 50 adults. Halmos…


Halmos College Faculty and Alumnus Land on PLOS One’s Landing Page

This fall, Halmos College alumnus Alexander Humphreys ’13 (MS in marine biology) and Halmos College faculty member and Chair Bernhard Riegl, Ph.D. published an article entitled, “Effect of seawater temperature, pH, and nutrients on the distribution and character of low abundance shallow water benthic foraminifer in the Galapagos” in PLOS…


Green Sharks Encourage All Sharks to Vote!

  Every Monday through October 9, you will find the “Green Sharks” in the Don Taft University Center spine helping faculty, and staff register to vote. One Monday, September 24, representatives from the Broward Supervisor of Elections came to help. This is especially important since it was announced recently that…


NSU Welcomes AAUW International Fellowship Recipient

This fall, NSU welcomed AAUW Fellowship Recipient Sharon Lelega from Sudan into the conflict analysis and resolution doctoral program. Sharon intends to focus on women’s participation in the peace process. This will be achieved by conducting a series of consultative meetings with various stakeholders in order to understand the policies…


NSU Orlando Campus Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Join the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Orlando Campus on Thursday, October 18 for special events celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month! Start the day with the Hispanic Heritage Breakfast Celebration from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m. by enjoying a Latin inspired breakfast, networking with others who support and empower the Latin community, and…


Hispanic Heritage Month-Did You Know…?

Hispanic Heritage Places of interest Interested in visiting some of the places with Hispanic culture and heritage? The National Register of Historic Places maintains a list of places and properties that highlight Hispanic heritage across the United States. With over 200 places listed and adding more every year, some of…


NSU University School Students Participate in “Recruit A Shark Day”

Select NSU University School juniors and seniors recently participated in NSU’s “Recruit A Shark Day” at the Don Taft University Center on the NSU campus. Students used their networking skills to interact with representatives from prestigious organizations and companies including Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Feeding South Florida, Disney, Miami-Dade Police…


CAHSS Partnered with Alvin Sherman Library to offer Summer Workshops for Teens

Faculty and graduate students in the Department of Writing and Communication in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) collaborated with the Alvin Sherman Library to offer three workshops during the summer for teens. The workshops took place on select Tuesdays and were held from 4:00-6:00 p.m. in…


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