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Halmos Biologist Publishes in Journal’s Special Issue

For the past eight years, Halmos College faculty member Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D. has been working with her undergraduate biology students on identifying bacteria from everyday objects. This research has been featured on a series of television segments on Telemundo called “Amenaza Escondida” and on the local CBS4 News called…


CAHSS Students Receive Honors at the 2018 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference

The Nova International Relations Association (NIRA) is the Model United Nations team in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS). NIRA recently participated in the Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Charlotte, NC. This year’s theme was “Global Interdependence and the Changing Role of the United Nations.”…


Halmos Hosts Second Marine Biology Early Immersion

On Friday, April 13, Halmos College Department of Marine and Environmental Science hosted the second marine biology Early Immersion event. Held at the Oceanographic Campus (OC), students learned about the various aspects of a career in marine biology. During their time at the OC students were taught how to prepare…


Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Fort Lauderdale Physical Therapy Students Give Back to the Community on a Continuum

The Fort Lauderdale Physical Therapy (PT) students give back to the community through service learning and community service throughout the year by participating in numerous activities that help promote PT and educate the public about the benefits of PT services. Many of the activities are interprofessional in scope. The following…


Halmos College Students Well Represented at Undergraduate Student Symposium

NSU’s Undergraduate Student Symposium, hosted by the Farquhar Honors College, showcases the outstanding scholarship of NSU undergraduate students through student poster displays, oral presentations, performances, and film presentations. For 17 years, this annual event has encouraged students to test their own hypotheses and uncover new ways of interpreting the world…


Halmos College Inducts 80 Students into National Biological Honor Society

This April, Halmos College Department of Biological Sciences hosted the 16th annual induction of students into the NSU Chapter of the National Biological Honor Society (Beta Beta Beta or TriBeta). NSU’s chapter, known as Rho Rho, conducted the ceremony in the Don Taft University Center. Alumni of NSU and TriBeta,…


Halmos College Assistant Dean Co-edits Book for Springer

In April 2018, Springer – International Publisher Science, Technology, Medicine released “Advances in Artificial Systems for Medicine and Education”, co-edited by Halmos assistant dean and professor Matthew He, Ph.D. This book presents an overview of the latest artificial intelligence systems and methods, which have a broad spectrum of effective and…


NSU Makes Headway in Plan to Become Major Medical Hub

Nova Southeastern University is one step closer to fulfilling its vision to be the South Florida destination for health care education and its long anticipated Academical Village is starting to come to life. In a recent interview with the Sun Sentinel NSU President Dr. George L. Hanbury said, “We’re building…


Halmos Astronomy Class to Host Star Party, April 18

On Wednesday, April 18, from 7:45pm to 10pm, the Halmos College Department of Chemistry and Physics Introduction to Astronomy class will be hosting a Star Party. The NSU Family is invited to the Alvin Sherman Library quad to view the stars and moon through telescopes! While there, everyone can join…


Helping Students “See the World Differently”

Students of the arts, humanities, and social sciences are often troubled by the talk of those who don’t understand the value of their degrees and the career opportunities they open up. Andrea Shaw Nevins, Ph.D., who chairs the Department of History and Political Science at NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities,…


Environmental Law Symposium: Environmental Issues in Changing Times, April 20

April 20 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm NSU Oceanographic Center |  Live Web Streaming Option Available Registration ends Thursday, April 19 at 2:00 pm RSVP The conference will explore environmental law and policy shifts at the federal level under the new administration as well as at the state level…


CAHSS Faculty Participates in Public Forum on “Dispelling the Myths Surrounding Mental Health” Hosted by NAMI Broward

Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was part of a panel at a Public Forum hosted by the National Alliance for Mental Health (NAMI) Broward. The forum was held in the evening on March 26, 2018, at the Northwest Regional…


CAHSS Faculty and Students Participate in an Anti-Bullying Sociodrama Program at Nova Blanche Forman Elementary School

Grace Telesco, Ph.D., and several of her Introduction to Criminal Justice and Victimology students participated in an Anti-Bullying Sociodrama Program for 4th and 5th grade students at Nova Blanche Forman Elementary School on April 5, 2018. Sociodrama can assist in the learning process by moving from the strictly cognitive realm…


CAHSS Hosts Family Therapy Internship Fair

The Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) hosted their Annual Internship Fair in the Atrium of the DeSantis Building on Friday, March 16, 2018. Each year, over 50 community sites are invited to share information with DFT graduate students in the…


A Celebration of Life Service for NSU’s Faculty Member Tracy Favreau, D.O., May 12

Our hearts continue to mourn the loss of Tracy Favreau, D.O. who passed away last December. As many of you know, Dr. Favreau was an alumna of NSU and a beloved professor at the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2015, Dr. Favreau opened her own private…


Fischler College of Education Hosts Facebook Live Event

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) Office of Recruitment and Admissions held the first Facebook Live Events on Wednesday, April 11. The event was an opportunity for prospective students to learn more about FCE’s Master of Science in Leadership degree program (MSL). Gina Peyton, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Department…


Spring/Summer 2018 Dollar$ and $ense Newsletter Now Available

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) has published the Spring/Summer 2018 issue of the Dollar$ and $ense student newsletter. This issue provides students with important information relating to the financial aid application process, scholarships, updates regarding federal and state financial aid, deadlines, and more. The newsletter is available on the NSU…


Scholarships & Awards Workshop, May 15

Identify scholarships and grants using Foundation Center resources at these free workshops with an open lab. Learn about resources available to start your search, tips for an efficient search, and find scholarships. Registration begins on March 1, 2018. Limited seating available. Register at: lib.nova.edu/awards or call (954) 262-4613  


The Farquhar Honors College 17th Annual Undergraduate Student Symposium

The Farquhar Honors College hosted the 17th annual Undergraduate Student Symposium on April 6, 2018, showcasing research and creative works from students in various disciplines at Nova Southeastern University. The event was held in the Alvin Sherman Library, where students presented poster and made oral presentations. Also recognized were participants…


Alvin Sherman Library to host the Gold Coast Watercolor Society Exhibit, May 15

The Gold Coast Watercolor Society  is the premier watercolor club in South Florida, and several members have been nationally recognized for their work. “Rock and Roll into Art” coincides with the Alvin Sherman Library’s 2018 Summer Reading Program, “Libraries Rock.” The exhibit is FREE and open to the public. Join…


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