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CAHSS Hosts Sheli Muniz from NBC6 in DFT Crisis Management Class

Students in the Department of Family Therapy’s class in Crisis Management in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) were given the assignment of reaching out to local community leaders and exploring how they manage crisis. The class is taught by Pei-Fen Li, Ph.D., faculty in DFT. Third…

Garcia Austt Garners First Career SSC Women’s Golfer of the Week Award

Following her dominant performance at the season-opening World Golf Invitational, Nova Southeastern’s Sofia Garcia Austt has been selected as the Sunshine State Conference Women’s Golfer of the Week, announced by the league office. FULL RELEASE

Sharks Sweep SSC Weekly Awards

Two more wins have resulted in two more awards for the No. 8 Nova Southeastern men’s basketball team, as both Mark Matthews and Dwayne Gibson were recognized as the Sunshine State Conference Player and Defensive Player of the Week, announced by the league office. FULL RELEASE

Let’s Speak Truth, Poetry and Spoken Word Night, March 1

Audre Lorde wrote, “Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives.” Poetry is an intimate affair and the best way to experience it is to see it performed in person. Come out and listen to MC Quick the Poet as well as local…

Van Gurp Earns SSC Softball Player of the Week Honors

 After helping her team to their sixth consecutive win this past Sunday, Nova Southeastern’s Suka Van Gurp has been named the Sunshine State Conference’s Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office. FULL RELEASE

Skyla Osceola’s Passion and Kindness Reflect Her Tribal Connection

 “When I play, I am not just playing for myself, I am also representing my tribe, my family and God as well,” Nova Southeastern women’s basketball sophomore guard Skyla Osceola says. FULL RELEASE

Sharks Continue Recruiting Momentum with Signings of Hunter, Schneider

Having already racked up the most wins in a single season since the turn of the century, Nova Southeastern and head coach Jim Crutchfield are carrying their on-court success onto the recruiting trail, as the 2019 class continues to mold into quite the impressive group.  FULL RELEASE

School of Criminal Justice Professor Co-Authors Book

Jennifer Allen, Ph.D., Professor at NSU’s School of Criminal Justice, recently co-authored the book, The SAGE Guide to Writing in Criminal Justice. The book equips students with transferable writing skills that can be applied across the field of criminal justice both academically and professionally.  Allen has worked with juveniles in detention, on probation, and…

NSU Professor Presents at Baidu Forum of World AI Conference

Pankaj Maskara, Ph.D., CFA, Associate professor of finance at Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship was invited as the keynote speaker at the Baidu Forum of World AI Conference 2018 in Shanghai, China. He talked about the business opportunities and challenges presented by artificial intelligence. He also recommended a path…

NSU University School Shark Bots Teams Advance to State Robotics Championship

Congratulations to the NSU University School Lower School Shark Bots teams on advancing to the Florida State Championship. At the STEAM in the Gardens Vex IQ Robotics Elementary Competition, USchool Team 76326B won the Excellence Award, Skills Champion Award, and Teamwork Champion Award, and USchool Team 76326C won the Design…

NSU Employee Benefits Fair

NSU Employee Benefits Fair Thursday, February 21, 2019, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. University Park Plaza, Lobby area The countdown continues so don’t miss out on your chance to make new elections or changes to your existing coverage for the plan year beginning April 1, 2019.  Open enrollment can be…

TQR 11th Annual Conference Contemporary Qualitative Research-Submit Presentation Abstract Now

Call Now Open – Submit Presentation Abstract Contemporary qualitative research is a diverse world of varied perspectives, designs, methods, products and purposes. We have descriptive, interpretive, scientific, artistic, critical, collaborative, participatory, indigenous, and provocative approaches to name just a few of the ways qualitative researchers conceptualize, conduct, and communicate their work….

2019 Lunch and Learn Grant Workshops: Federal Agency Reviwer’s Panel

The 2019 Lunch & Learn Grant Workshop Series for NSU faculty is well underway. The next workshop, “Federal Agency Reviewer’s Panel”, is set for Wednesday, March 13. All workshops are scheduled from noon – 1:00 p.m. in the HPD Chancellor’s Dining Room. A light lunch is provided. Registration is REQUIRED…

Halmos College Biology Student Fund Announces First Award Winners

This February, Halmos College conferred its first Biology Fund awards. Biology majors Elizabeth Feldman and Elizabeth Horta were recognized for their overall scholarship and research on volatile organic compounds indicative of periodontal disease. The students will use this award to present their research at the national meeting of the American…

NSU MD Faculty and Administrators to Present at National Medical Conferences

Several NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine faculty and administrators have been invited to present at upcoming Association of American Medical Colleges conferences to showcase some of the successes of the new M.D. college. They include: AAMC Southern Group on Educational Affairs Regional Conference on March 27-30, 2019…

Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Artist Sisters: Issues of Identity

  Georgia O’Keeffe and Her Artist Sisters: Issues of Identity Barbara Buhler Lynes, Ph.D. Thursday, March 28, 3:30 pm Free for members; $10 non-members In the mid-1930s, Georgia O’Keeffe asked her artist sisters, Ida and Catherine, to abandon making art and their burgeoning careers despite her earlier strong support of…

Second Sunday Film Series: The Samuel Project

The comedic drama The Samuel Project is about a teenager (Ryan Ochoa) who gets to know his grandfather Samuel (Hal Linden) for the first time when he makes him the subject of a senior year animated art project. With dreams of becoming a professional artist, the teen discovers that his…

A Sense of Pride: The Hustle of Drag

Join Miami performer Queef Latina as she discusses her introduction to drag, her journey into self-branding, and the triumphs and tribulations of becoming a businesswoman. Queef Latina is a drag performer and sewing instructor based in Miami, Florida. She owns Queef Enterprises, a community sewing studio in downtown Miami where…

Café Society Book Group: In Full Flight

  Lively discussions on every second Thursday of the month feature books relating to Museum exhibitions, collections or other topical themes. This month’s selection is In Full Flight by John Heminway, which tells the remarkable story of a woman’s search for a new life in Africa in the wake of…

Coffee and Conversation at the Alvin Sherman Library, March 1

Join us over coffee for a little conversation with award winning author, Beck Dorey-Stein. In 2012, she was just scraping by in DC when a posting on Craigslist landed her, improbably, in the Oval Office as one of Barack Obama’s stenographers. The ultimate DC outsider, she joined the elite team who…

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