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Total Eclipse Event Draws Several Hundred to Quad

More than 600 NSU students, faculty, staff and alumni came together on Monday, August 21, the first day of classes, for an Eclipse Watch Party in front of the Alvin Sherman Library. Certified eclipse glasses were given out to encourage safe viewing of the event. Cristina Law, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO,…


NSU Native Narrows Wildflower Garden Certified As Wildlife Habitat

Recently, ten members of the NSU Nature Club and 20 other volunteers planted the NSU Native Narrows Wildflower Garden to the north of the library quad. A lot of hard work and sweat went into creating this habitat and now that hard work has earned its reward! This summer the…


New Razor’s Edge Research Students meet Halmos Researchers

On August 16, the 2nd group of Razor’s Edge Research Scholars came to the Halmos College Oceanographic Campus to meet Halmos faculty and graduate students to learn about current research projects. These 17 freshman, who have only been at NSU for three days, met Halmos faculty member Tammy Frank, Ph.D.,…


Razor’s Edge Research Program Welcome New Students with Meet and Greet

On Friday, August 18, the Razor’s Edge Research Program’s sophomore Aristotle class welcomed the freshman Bernoulli class with a meet and greet lunch. At the event, the students took part in a “speed dating” style activity in which they all had 90 seconds to meet each other. Each student in…


College of Health Care Sciences to Host Fourth Annual Leadership Institute, Sept. 14

There is a revolution going on in health care!  Patients and families are collaborating at every level of service to improve health care delivery, health outcomes and patient, and staff satisfaction. The College of Health Care Sciences, Office of Professional Development is offering The Leadership Institute in collaboration with the…


College of Psychology Hosts Neuroscience Summer Camp

The College of Psychology recently hosted its two-week Behavioral Neuroscience training program for high school students. The training program, was held from July 24 through Aug. 4, was organized by Department of Psychology and Neuroscience faculty Jaime Tartar, Matthew Collins, and Jonathan Banks, all Ph.D. As part of the community…


NSU Epidemiologist Recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award

United Way of Broward County’s Commission on Substance Abuse is pleased to announce that the Co-Chair of its Surveillance Committee, Jim Hall, was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association.  The presentation was held on Thursday, August 17 before 1,300 substance abuse and…


Halmos College Alumnae Selected to Explore the Ocean with Famed Explorer Dr. Robert Ballard’s Exploration Vessel Nautilus

Halmos alumnae Elizabeth Fahy (MS ’03) has been selected as a 2017 Lead Science Communication Fellow and will sail aboard Exploration Vessel (E/V) Nautilus during its 2017 expedition. Mrs. Fahy will join the Corps of Exploration aboard E/V Nautilus in October and November as they explore the Gulf of California…


Halmos College Research Scientist wins 40 under 40 Award

This summer Halmos College Research Scientist Derek Burkholder, Ph.D. was awarded the South Florida Business Journal 40 Under 40 award. The 40 Under 40 Award recognizes young professionals in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties for outstanding success and contributions to their community. They were selected from hundreds of nominations…


Research Spotlight: Conducting Research in the Indian Ocean

Halmos Faculty member Tamara Frank, Ph.D., recently returned from a 5 week research expedition in the Indian Ocean, on the German Research Vessel Sonne.  Onboard was an international mix of 32 geologists and biologists from Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, Russia and the US (Frank was the only American onboard),…


Art Roundtable: Rosemarie Chiarlone, Aug. 15

Join Miami-based artist Rosemarie Chiarlone for a discussion focusing on the use of language as image and collaborative work methods to explore boundaries of human connection. The visual structure of text and its interplay of poetic meaning will be investigated through drawings, videos, book art and installations. Chiarlone has exhibited…


Office of Facilities Tops Fischler College of Education in Bowling Competition, Wins NSU Kingpin Award

The Fischler College and Education and the Office of Facilities participated in a friendly team building competition on Friday, August 4th.  The top ten scores from each unit were used to determine the overall winner, finally, the Office of Facilities was victorious!


FCE Graduate Named Norwalk, Connecticut’s Teacher of the Year

Robert Seferian, graduate of NSU’s Fischler College of Education, was selected as Norwalk, Connecticut’s Teacher of the Year. He is a special education teacher at Roton Middle School. Robert has worked with special needs students throughout his 30 year tenure with Norwalk Public Schools. Additionally, he was part of a…


NSU Study Shows Ocean’s Fastest Shark Is Being Threatened By Over Fishing

More bad news for sharks. A new study using satellite tracking by researchers from Nova Southeastern University’sGuy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI), the University of Rhode Island and other colleagues shows that the fishing mortality rate of the shortfin mako in the western North Atlantic is considerably higher than previously estimated from catches reported by fishermen….


Pride Bite: NSU Health Professions Division Awarded Accreditation Status for the Next 4 Years

Nova Southeastern University Health Professions Division has been reviewed by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME® and awarded Accreditation Status for the next 4 years (2020)  as a provider of continuing medical education (CME) for physicians. Accreditation in the ACCME System seeks to assure the medical community and…


College of Health Care Sciences of Office Student Affair Enters the World of Social Media

The College of Health Care Sciences of Office Student Affairs is reaching students in a new way via its Facebook group, which was established in January 2016. The office historically communicated with students through email, but it has recognized the need to interact with students in new ways and through…


Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Adjunct Professor Receives Distinguished Senior Fulbright Specialist Award

Frederick Ricci, Ed.D., former Program Professor of Education and presently adjunct professor at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, Nova Southeastern University received the distinguished Senior Fulbright Specialist Award.  Ricci completed his project as a visiting professor at the University of Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany. He developed a graduate teacher…


Faculty Members Shine at FSACOFP Convention

During the Florida Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (FSACOFP) Convention and Family Medicine Update held July 26–30 in Orlando, Florida, several faculty members from NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine received awards and were elected to positions on the FSACOFP Executive Committee. Judith Schaffer, D.O., assistant professor…


NSU-COM Students Take Top Prize

At the 14th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Dermatology on June 20 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Two NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students—third-year student Christopher Mancuso, M.H.S., and second-year student Megan Hemmrich—received the first-place award for their poster “The Use of Xenografts in the Reconstruction of the Ear Following Keloid…


NSU Rowing Team Welcomes Seven Newcomers to the 2017-2018 Roster

The Nova Southeastern rowing team and head coach Devin Fay are pleased to welcome seven newcomers to the 2017-18 roster. The new Sharks are all freshmen: Emma Brownawell, Jasmine Morris, Kassie Moss, Courtney-Rose Papion, Krystal Renta, Valentina Romeo and Emily Stewart. FULL RELEASE


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