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NSU Gives Back to the Community

With the holidays quickly approaching, 49 volunteers from OIIT, the Huizenga College of Business, the Alvin Sherman Library, Facilities, Physical Plant, Public Safety, and Fischler College of Education joined forces to give back to our community. On Tuesday, October 30, these teams collaborated to prepare 300 bagged lunches for the…


SharkBytes Holiday Schedule

This month, SharkBytes will begin its holiday schedule. Please note, SharkBytes will NOT be published on the following dates: December 19 December 26 January 2, 2019. SharkBytes will resume its normal weekly schedule on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.


NSU Ranked 2019 Best Online Colleges & Degrees

SR Education Group, a leading education research publisher, ranked Nova Southeastern University (NSU) within their 2019 lists of best online colleges. The group recognized NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing for its Master of Science in Computer Science and Engineering program, ranking it 13 out of 19 in “Best Online…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: NSU Graduate Named Principal at MAST Academy

Derick McKoy, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Fischler College of Education has been named Principal at the Maritime and Science Technology Academy commonly referred to as MAST Academy located on Key Biscayne. Derick has over thirty years in education, starting his career as a middle school science teacher. Additionally, he has…


It’s Time to Celebrate Homecoming 2018

  NSU Homecoming is the time to celebrate tradition and instill pride in all members of the Nova Southeastern University family through active engagement of students, alumni, faculty and staff across the community. The week of celebration will begin on Saturday, November 3, 2018 and end on Saturday, November 10,…


Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Executive Vice President and Provost Ralph V. Rogers Jr., Ph.D., recently presented Linda Sobell, Ph.D., with the 8th Annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize a faculty member who has demonstrated significant achievement in support of NSU’s mission to…


NSU Faculty Honored for Receiving External Funding

The External Funding Recognition Reception is an annual event that provides recognition for the efforts of NSU faculty and staff who have received external grant funding in the previous fiscal year. Fiscal Year 2018 had great activity in the area of external funding, with total cumulative active awards of $108…


The Original Harlem Globetrotters 2018 World Tour at NSU, Dec. 7

NSU to host the Original Harlem Globetrotters on Friday, Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center. Whether you’re a longtime fan, or it’s your family’s first Globetrotters experience, you’ll want to get in on the action. After all, the deals don’t…


Fischler College of Education and the Office of International Affairs Host Educators from São Sebastião Brazil

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) and the Office of International Affairs hosted a group of educators and a City Hall Member from São Sebastião, Brazil. São Sebastião is one of the 18 sister cities of Fort Lauderdale. The educators were met by Anthony DeNapoli, Ed.D., Interim Executive Dean of Undergraduate…


Madden Takes Over as Nation’s No.1

NCAA Division II women’s golf has a new No. 1 player, as Nova Southeastern senior Sophie Madden has officially taken over the top spot according to the latest Golfstat rankings. A First Team All-American a year ago, Madden has already earned two wins this fall in just three tournament appearances….


CAHSS Faculty Publish Chapter in Manual for Colleges and Universities Developing Programs in Peace and Conflict Studies and Present at Conference

Neil Katz, Ph.D., Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D., and Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) have published a chapter in the Manual for Colleges and Universities Developing Programs in Peace & Conflict Studies (2nd ed),…


Razor’s Edge Shark Talent Scholars in CAHSS’ DPVA Promote the Arts

The Razor’s Edge Shark Talent Scholars program is designed for first time in college freshman who have been active in community or high school arts programs and want to promote the arts and bring people together. These students are majors or minors in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts…


Halmos Lecture Series Focuses on Antibiotic Use In ICU,

On Tuesday, November 27, the Mathematics Colloquium Series will present Xi Huo, Ph.D.’s lecture, “Modelling the Antibiotic Use in Intensive Care Units”. Hosted by Halmos College’s Department of Mathematics, this lecture will look at treatment mechanisms of switching from empiric antibiotics to alternatives based on laboratory susceptibility test results: aiming…


Halmos Biology Faculty Featured on Telemundo

On November 1, Halmos College faculty member Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D. was interviewed by Telemundo for a series of segments called “Amenazas Escondidas” or Hidden Threats on the new show “Al Rojo Vivo”. On that episode, she investigated the amount and types of bacteria that can be found on the…


Two Former Miami Dolphins Players on NSU Panel “The Mental Health and Wellness of Athletes” Nov, 7

Former NFL players Dwight Hollier, M.S, LPC, NCC (Miami Dolphins and Indianapolis Colts) and Julius Thomas (Denver Broncos, Jacksonville Jaguars, Miami Dolphins), along with Nova Southeastern University (NSU) faculty members Robert Seifer, Ph.D., Jamie Tartar, Ph.D., Mindy Dunagan, Ph.D., LPC, NCC, Charles Golden, Ph.D., ABPP host panel discussion – “Mind, Body,…


NSU American Association of University Woman Branch Publishes ESTEAM Project

In October, NSU American Association of University Woman branch member Rose Llanos attended the mentor conference at the University of New Mexico. There she presented the poster attached with the paper, “The E-STEAM (Exploring Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) Project for Girls Mentoring Program.” This paper, authored by the…


Halmos Faculty Helped Find a New Species of Parasite

This fall, Halmos faculty member Christopher Blanar, Ph.D. co-authored a paper entitled, “Validity of the Diplostomoidea and Diplostomida (Digenea, Platyhelminthes) upheld in phylogenomic analysis”. The group studied the parasite ordered Diplostomida. These includes schistosomes, that are parasitic flatworms responsible for a highly significant group of infections in humans termed schistosomiasis,…


Halmos Students Participate in Climate Change and Florida’s Economy Round Table

On Monday, October 29 two Halmos College students participated in the Women’s March Broward Roundtable on Climate Change and Florida’s Economy. Environmental science major Megan Knights and marine biology major Mitchell Gilliland contributed to the event held at the Broward County Main Library. There were 10 other participants, including state…


Halmos College Faculty and Students Attend American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting

On the weekend of October 20, Halmos College biology faculty member Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D. travelled to Orlando, FL to attend the Florida Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (FLASM) Annual Meeting. Attending with her were three of her independent research study students. Torruellas Garcia is a branch officer…


Halmos Biology Faculty Receives $500K Research Grant

This October, Halmos College Biology faculty member Robert Smith, Ph.D. received a $534,000 grant from the Army Research Office. This three-year grant will be used to develop new strategies to reduce and prevent infection from bacteria. Dr. Smith along with co-principle investigators Omar Eldakar, Ph.D. (also from the department of…


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