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Halmos College Hosts 5th Annual OSTEM Summer Camp

This past June, the Halmos College welcomed 24 students from South Broward High School’s Ocean STEM summer camp to the Oceanographic Campus. These students worked with Halmos faculty and graduate students on growing corals, mapping invasive species, and sea turtles. In addition to their time at the Oceanographic Campus, these…


Halmos Faculty and Student Research the Evolution of Corruption

This summer, Halmos College faculty member Omar Eldakar, Ph.D. and his undergraduate student, biology major Nikhil Nagabandi published an article in the journal Evolutionary Psychology. Their paper, entitled, “Hypocrisy and Corruption: How Disparities in Power Shape the Evolution of Social Control” discusses how an evolutionary game-theoretical model that punishment can…


Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Audiology Students Travels to Capitol Hill

On Friday, May 11, 2018, five Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Au.D. students and three faculty members, Erica Friedland, Au.D., chair and associate professor, Patricia Gaffney, Au.D., associate professor, and Alyssa Needleman, Ph.D., clinic director and associate professor, traveled to Capitol Hill to voice their effectiveness to healthcare. Each year, the…


Exploring the Tropics: A Critic and an Artist Talk

Attend a reception marking the opening of the exhibit Exploring the Tropics. Paintings and Assemblages by William Bock and hear two talks – one by an art critic and the other by an artist about their work What Happens When Everyone’s a Critic? by Michael Mills and Surviving As An Artist: Creating, Exhibiting,…


M.S.N. Practicum Project Propels Leadership Student Forward

The Ron & Kathy Assaf College of Nursing Executive Leadership practicum provides an opportunity for students to apply what they have learned in the Master of Science in Nursing (M.S.N.) program while in their organization. Students, in conjunction with their preceptors, select a project that will expand their knowledge base…


CAHSS Faculty Featured on Univision’s Despierta America on Parental Separation

Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., assistant professor in the Department of Justice and Human Services at NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was a guest on a segment of Univision’s Despierta America. She and another guest, a pediatrician, were invited to discuss the issues regarding parental separation from…


CAHSS Faculty Publishes Article in Journal Dialogue and Universalism

Ben Mulvey, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has published an article in Dialogue and Universalism, the Journal of the International Society for Universal Dialogue. Mulvey’s article is entitled, “Can Humans and Robots be Friends?”…


Microbiology Professor’s Children’s Book Has Lessons for All Ages

Earlier this year, the Venetian Arts Society, in collaboration with John Knox Village and Nova Southeastern University, held its inaugural ArtSage Alliance Festival at The Village Tower of John Knox Village in Pompano Beach. The ArtSage Alliance was created, in part, to “enrich the individual lives of all in our…


CAHSS Alum Presents at AFTA Conference in Austin, TX

Marcela Polanco, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was a presenter at the 2018 American Family Therapy Association (AFTA) Conference held at the University of Texas at Austin on June 21-24, 2018. The…


Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences – Celebrating 25 Years of Alumni: Past, Present, and Future – Week 3: Alumni Traditions

New Traditions One of the latest alumni traditions within the PCHCS is joining our fellow NSU alumni at the NSU Takeover Night with the Florida Panthers at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Florida. With more than 300 alumni and guests in attendance, this year’s Takeover Night featured an all-you-can-eat buffet in…


International Association of Women Honors FCE Alum as a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year

T. Sharis Robinson, graduate of NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, was named a 2018-2019 Influencer of the Year by the International Association of Women (IAW). Ms. Robinson is currently the Dependency Director at the Children’s Home Society of Florida.  She works repeatedly to improve the lives of children and…


Two Years of Increasing Staff Giving

NSU’s Office of Innovation and Information Technology (OIIT) has something to boast about. In the last fiscal year, the department nearly doubled their staff giving from the previous year. In fact, they were close to 50 percent participation, a statistic that Jaime Gentile, B.A., director of employee services, is really…


NSU to Host Local High School Students for Communication & Entrepreneurship Program

You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream! During National Ice Cream Month this July, local high school students will have the opportunity to make their own ice cream recipe and marketing plan at Nova Southeastern University (NSU). The Department of Writing and Communication at NSU’s College of…


CAHSS Invites Proposals for Intellectual Conversations 2018-2019 on “Boundaries and Borders: Beyond Open and Closed” Deadline extended to August 1

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is pleased to announce that the Intellectual Conversations series will continue during the next academic year on the theme of “Boundaries and Borders: Beyond Open and Closed.” The submission deadline has been extended to August 1st to maximize the opportunity for…


Recent NSU Alumnus Accepts Position at Google

NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) is proud to announce that recent alumnus, Everone Graham, has accepted the position of Information Technology Resident at Google in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Graham holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Science from Northern Caribbean University in Jamaica, and a master’s degree in…


College of Psychology Students Get Real World Experience at Marlins Park

A recent trip to Marlins Park provided a unique field experience for the six students in the College of Psychology’s elective Sports Psychology course. The course is taught by Associate Professor Robert Seifer, Ph.D., who also works as the sports psychologist for the Miami Marlins baseball team. “I don’t think this…


The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences – Celebrating 25 Years of Alumni: Past, Present, and Future – Week 2

Alumni and Students: Partnership Opportunities What was your most memorable learning experience at NSU? For many of our current students, it is participating in medical outreach trips. Recent trips have brought our students to the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Nicaragua, and many other countries. “Every summer, our program travels with 40…


Progression 2018: Using Law to Facilitate an Efficacious Innovative Economy, Oct. 5

Progression 2018: Using Law to Facilitate an Efficacious Innovative Economy Hosted by the 2018 Nova Law Review Symposium Friday, October 5, 2018  |  9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. NSU Shepard Broad College of Law  |  Panza Maurer Law Library, 3rd Floor NSU Shepard Broad College of Law and the Nova Law Review…


The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Anniversary Highlights Impacting the Profession: The History and Growth of NSU’s AA Programs

In 2005, spurred by a four-year legislative push, the anesthesiologist assistant (AA) profession accomplished a major feat when it earned licensure in the state of Florida—an achievement that proved to be a great turning point in the history of the AA profession. When the Florida Board of Medicine approved the…


From NSU Student to NSU University School Mom

When Jessica Rodriguez, M.P.A., first came to NSU, she had no idea she would be staying for a while. Back in 2000, her goal was to earn a bachelor’s degree from the university, so she could go on to pursue a career in sports administration. However, life took her on…


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