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Huizenga Business School to Host MBA Day on Dec. 1

Mark your calendar for the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s MBA Day on Dec. 1. Stop by any time between 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. to speak with faculty members, alumni, academic advisors, and admission representatives. Learn about the Huizenga Business School’s degree programs, including new MBA…


Exhibition on Identity by Northern and Southern Printmakers on Display thru Dec. 3

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts will host “This Is Who I Am: North | South Print Exchange,” an exhibition of prints by 12 artists from South Florida and Philadelphia regions, Nov. 1 through Dec. 3, 2010. The artwork will be displayed simultaneously…


NSU’s Library Closed for Thanksgiving Holidays, Nov. 25 & 26

NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library will close early, at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 13, and will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25 and Friday, Nov. 26 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The Alvin Sherman Library’s regular hours will resume on Saturday, Nov. 27. For more information about the Alvin…


Huizenga Business School to Host Bestselling Author, Dec. 2

Richard Florida, bestselling author and one of the world’s leading public intellectuals on economic development and new trends in business and communities, will speak at NSU on Dec. 2, 11 am – 1:00 pm. During his presentation, Florida will present ideas from his latest book, “The Great Reset,” which addresses…


Vote in the NSU “uPitch for iPad” Contest thru Nov. 28

The pitches are in and five finalists are vying for the coveted Grand Prize of a 16 GB Apple iPad (or $500 Apple gift card) and $1,000 University-sponsored donation to the winner’s NSU organization, club, or athletic program. A Second Place prize of a $250 American Express Gift Card and…


See Presidential Greatness Exhibits at Sherman Library thru Nov. 24

James Hoban’s elevation for the President’s House,1793. Provided by the White House Historical Association. History buffs are in for a rare treat this fall when the Alvin Sherman Library at NSU features two concurrent White House exhibits in its Second Floor Gallery, including one with letters handwritten by George Washington…


18th Annual “Anything That Floats” Raft Race Showcases Shark Spirit

Dozens of NSU students, faculty, and staff recently came out to cheer the competitors in the 18th Annual “Anything That Floats” Raft Races that took place Nov. 11 as part of the NSU 2010 Homecoming Week.  Seventeen rafts, constructed by NSU students, set sail on the Gold Circle Lake to…


NSU Celebrates Homecoming 2010 with Tailgate, Basketball, Parties & More!


West Palm Beach SEC Open House takes time to Honor Veterans

(From Left to Right): Al Franza-US Navy Vet, Candace Murtos-US Air Force Vet, Rory Jenkins-US Army Vet, Francisco Antigva-US Army Vet, along with NSU students Galo Moreira-US Army Vet, and Justin Geoffrion-US Army Vet.  During a recent Open House, the West Palm Beach Student Educational Center remembered Veteran’s Day by recognizing…


18th Annual “Anything That Floats” Raft Race Showcases Shark Spirit

Dozens of NSU students, faculty, and staff recently came out to cheer the competitors in the 18th Annual “Anything That Floats” Raft Races that took place Nov. 11 as part of the NSU 2010 Homecoming Week.  Seventeen rafts, constructed by NSU students, set sail on the Gold Circle Lake to…


Fischler School Hosts FACTE Fall 2010 Conference & Workshop

NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, in cooperation with the Orlando Student Educational Center directed by Cathy Anton, recently hosted the Florida Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (FACTE) Fall 2010 Conference and Preconference Workshop.  During the Oct. 27-29 conference, more than 120 of Florida’s deans, directors, and…


See Motherhood the Musical at Miniaci Center thru Nov. 21

Motherhood the Musical is about the joyous journey and loving look at the blessings and perils of being a mom. It’s about climbing the emotional mountain only to find that there’s laundry at the top; discovering how powerful your love can be; helping children find their way and not losing…


Learn About Supersymmetry in the Next Mathematics Colloquium Series, Nov. 17

As part of the Mathematics Colloquium Series, Diego Castano, Ph.D., associate professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will present “A Very Brief Introduction to Supersymmetry” on Nov. 17, from 12 – 1 p.m., in the Mailman-Hollywood Building, room 311. Modern physics seeks to identify the universe’s full…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Nov. 19

Robert A. Bogorff, M.L.S., NSU’s director of archives, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Nov. 19.  He will discuss NSU’s history: untold tales, comedy, and tragedy. Bogorff has a master of library science degree from the Palmer Graduate School of Library and Information Science. Prior…


Tiny Specks, Big Effects—Dust Out of Africa, Nov. 17

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology will continue the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series with “Tiny Specks, Big Effects.” Presented by Eugene A. Shinn, Ph.D., courtesy professor at the University of South Florida’s College of Marine Science, this presentation will take place on Nov. 17…


SHSS to Host Narrative Therapy Workshop, Nov. 19

The Consortium for Narrative Research and Practice in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) will host a Narrative Therapy Workshop on Nov. 19 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Maltz Building. Presents include SHSS associate professors Paul Gallant, Ph.D., and James Hibel, Ph.D., along with doctoral…


NSU’s Save Our Seas Shark Center Receives $23,000 Research Donation

A consortium of environmentally-minded, local yachting industry companies led by Yacht Chandlers Inc., held their 3rd annual fundraising party on Oct. 25 to benefit the new Save Our Seas Shark Center (SOS SC) at NSU. The party was organized around a carnival theme with live music and a Brazilian dance…


Dental School Creates Endowed Professorship in Endodontics

The College of Dental Medicine (CDM) recently created an endowed professorship in endodontics. The college – led by the efforts of Kenneth Namerow, D.D.S., CDM associate professor, division chief of surgical sciences, and section chair of endodontics – raised $400,000 for the professorship. CDM reached the magical number of $500,000…


High School Students Visit Huizenga Business School, NSU Campus

Forty-eight students from Plantation High School’s Academy of Hospitality and Tourism visited NSU’s main campus on Oct. 20 for a Business Education Day. This was the fourth year educator Darryl Harris has brought his students to campus. Their visit included a mock college lecture given by Albert Williams, Ph.D., assistant…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Students Teach Science to Local Kids

  On Oct. 18, eight students from NSU’s Pre-Medical Society and Chemistry Club volunteered their time to teach science to children from the Boys and Girls Club in Carver Ranches. The students taught two lessons and conducted hands-on experiments with 25 participants, ages 11 and 12. “This was an extremely…


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