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NSU Hosts President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and Quality of Life (QOL) Awards Ceremony

  The 19th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 16th Annual Quality of Life Award Ceremony was held on May 15th in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus. NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., and Gary Margules, Sc.D., Vice President for the Office…


Fischler College of Education and the Office of International Affairs Host Graduation Reception

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education and the Office of International Affairs hosted a commencement reception on June 15 in the Sales Institute for students graduating from the Asia doctoral cohorts. The event was attended by the graduating students, their families, and many faculty and staff members of the Fischler…


Alan B. Levan to Serve as Chairman of NSU’s Board of Trustees

­ Nova Southeastern University (NSU) welcomes Alan B. Levan as chairman of its Board of Trustees. Mr. Levan has served on the university’s board for 18 years; he was nominated and voted on by the board to serve as its chairman for an initial three-year term. Mr. Levan takes on…


Congratulations to All NSU Graduates

It’s commencement season, a time for graduates across the nation to reflect and celebrate the culmination of years of studying, testing and hard work. Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host more than 7,000 graduates during its 2018 commencement ceremonies on its Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus in the Rick Case Arena at…


Ron and Kathy Assaf Renaming of College of Nursing

More than 20 years ago, the official dates of May 6 – 12 were declared to honor and observe “National Nurses’ Week,” recognizing the valiant efforts of nurses every day across the country.  South Florida philanthropists Ron and Kathy Assaf agree nurses deserve admiration for their hard work. To show…


Couple’s Shared Love of Reading Inspires Naming of NSU Health Professions Division Library

South Florida philanthropists Martin and Gail Press share a lifelong love of reading and libraries. On Monday, May 14, they perpetuated these passions among Nova Southeastern University students by naming the Martin and Gail Press Health Professions Division (HPD) Library in a special ceremony at the Terry Building on the…


CAHSS Faculty Interviewed for two Articles on Women and Peacebuilding

Mary Hope Schwoebel, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) ,was interviewed for two articles on the role of women in peacebuilding. The first article, may be found at https://elpais.com/elpais/2018/04/25/planeta_futuro/1524659864_595784.html and tells of women against jihadism is…


CAHSS Students Create Art Mural Project for NSU’s Recreation and Wellness

Each year, Kandy Lopez-Moreno, M.F.A., faculty in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) receives requests from across NSU and the community asking for art students in her Painting I course to decorate one of their walls. Using a…


CAHSS Faculty Organized Students to send Letters of Hope to Children and Adults in Syria through The Wisdom House

Gary Gershman, J.D., Ph.D., professor in the Department of History and Political Science (DHPS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), organized an initiative for CAHSS students to send Letters of Hope to children and adults in Syria.  Last spring, The United States Holocaust Museum sponsored a…


Halmos Mathematicians Celebrate Brain Bowl and Matrix Winner

On April 16th, the Halmos College Department of Mathematics hosted its annual Mathematics Brain Bowl intramural competition. Co-Sponsors of the event were Halmos faculty Ricardo Carrera, Ph.D. and Diego Castano, Ph.D. The winners of the Brain Bowl were undergraduates Liam White and Anthony Borges. After the conclusion of the Brain…


Halmos Researcher Interviewed on Impacts of Sunscreen on Corals

In early May, Halmos Research Scientist Abigail Renegar, Ph.D. was interviewed by West Palm Beach TV station WTVX. New research has shown that the compound Oxybenzone found in sunscreen has a deadly effect coral. Renegar states, ““It’s been shown to cause mortality and a number of developmental abnormalities in coral…


NSU Director Recognized by Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County

Lynn Larose, director in NSU’s Office of Special Events and Community Partnerships, was honored at the 10th Annual 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County event. The event, hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, brought together more than 1,200 of the area’s “Who’s Who” in community. The…


Chain of Love

Robert Speth, Ph.D., is a professor of pharmaceutical sciences at NSU who is internationally recognized for his work as biomedical researcher. He and his wife, Janet, are supporters of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) research. Their son, Tim, who was diagnosed with DMD at 18 months, passed away from the disease…


Miami Dolphins, AARP Foundation Host Fifth Annual Million Meal Pack on NSU’s Fort Lauderale /Davie Campus

The Miami Dolphins and AARP Foundation teamed up for the 5th Annual Million Meal Pack in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center.  Participants packed 1,017,504 meals that will be delivered by U.S. Hunger to older adults in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties. At the Million…


NSU Summer Shuttle Schedule

The Office of Facilities Management would like to inform the NSU community about the upcoming summer shuttle schedule. Effective Monday, May 7, 2018, the new schedule will be reflected on the NSU iShark app under Shark Shuttle, as well as at all shuttle stops. For more information about the NSU…


NSU Commencement & High School Graduations Hosted on Fort Lauderdale/ Davie Campus

NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/ Davie campus will be the site of several Broward County high school graduation ceremonies, as well as NSU commencements. These ceremonies will be held in the Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center. 2018 High School Graduations Schedule.   NSU Commencement Schedule. On the above dates…


FCE Professor Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

Hui Fang Huang “Angie” Su, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE)  has been presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who. Su has been with the Fischler College of Education since 2001, where she…


Benefits and Wellness: Employee Wellness Nutrition Seminar, May 9

The Office of Human Resources and Marilyn Gordon, Ed.D., are pleased to offer a four-week seminar on Nutrition.  The seminars are available to all NSU employees. Gordon is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Registered Yoga Teacher and Assistance Professor at NSU. Wednesday, May 9 Lesson…


Surviving Skokie Film Screening and Panel Discussion, May 9

Join the Alvin Sherman Library for a screening of the award winning film, Surviving Skokie, Wednesday, May 9 from  6:30 – 8:30 pm, followed by a panel of NSU Faculty and community leaders for a thought provoking discussion about the rise in anti-semitism and racism.  Surviving Skokie is an intensely personal documentary, exploring…


16-year-old to Graduate from NSU with Two Bachelor’s Degrees

When 16-year-old Mya Abdulahad walks across the stage to graduate Friday, she will not be picking up her high school diploma. Instead, she will be getting two bachelor’s degrees from Nova Southeastern University’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. Rebecca Vargas from WSVN Channel 7 News sat down with the student…


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