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Alpha Chi National College Honors Society Induction Ceremony held by NSU’s Farquhar Honors College

The Nova Southeastern University Farquhar Honors College, held its annual Alpha Chi National College Honors Society Induction Ceremony on Friday, Nov. 17 at the Performance Theatre in the University Center. Alpha Chi is a coeducational academic honor society whose purpose is to promote academic excellence and exemplary character and to…


NSU University School Senior Named Semi-Finalist in Siemens Competition in Math, Science and Technology

The Siemens Foundation recently announced that NSU University School Senior Vladimir Zeltsman was a semi-finalist for the 2017 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, the nation’s premier research competition for high school students. Zeltsman’s project was selected out of more than 1860 submitted this year. His entry aims to develop…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: FCE Graduate Joins University of Mississippi as an Instructional Designer and Training Specialist

Deborah Seepersaud, Ed.D., graduate of NSU’s Fischler College of education recently joined the University of Mississippi as an Instructional Designer and Training Specialist. Prior to joining Ole Miss, she was the Manager of Training at Nova Southeastern University and at Barry University. Last month Seepersaud collaborated with FCE faculty members…


FCE Provides Thanksgiving Dinner for Five Families of Westwood Heights Elementary School

In the spirit of the holiday season the faculty and staff of NSU’s Fischler College of Education held a special Thanksgiving food drive for five families of Westwood Heights Elementary School, located in Ft. Lauderdale. FCE worked with Freda Anderson, the social worker assigned to the school, who identified the families…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Dean Named Fellow by National Science Organization

Linda Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., dean and professor of the Nova Southeastern University (NSU) College of Dental Medicine, was recently named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She was elected to receive this honor by her AAAS peers. Niessen is one of 396 AAAS…


Halmos Mathematics Colloquium Series Quantifies Feelings

On Tuesday, November 28, senior Francisco Javier Carrera Arias presented his research on sentiment analysis. Entitled, “Quantifying Feelings Through Text: The Role of Sentiment Analysis in Qualitative Research”, Carrera Arias talk discusses how Sentiment analysis is a technique to quantify how users feel through the direct analysis of unstructured text…


Recyclemania 2018

Recyclemania is a nation-wide recycling competition between over 400 universities. We will be competing to see who can reduce the most waste. Join us for the first event to kick off the competition: the Sustainable Walk and Ride on February 5, from 6-8 at the Gold Circle Lake! What is…


Annual Thanksgiving Dinner, Nov. 23

Join fellow NSU community members for the annual Thanksgiving dinner tradition. Enjoy great holiday fare, fun, and football. November 23, 2017 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. NSU Flight Deck Pub Commuter and residential students are welcome to attend.


NSU’s Stress Less Week

Join RecWell during Finals Week to destress before the test! There will be a variety of activities to help you unwind and stress less with us during a hectic week. Monday, December 4, 2017 Survival Bags Noon–1:00 p.m. Wellness on Wheels Yoga Flow 1:00 p.m.–2:00 p.m. RecPlex MP 1 Dog…


Join us for #GivingTuesday, Nov. 28

NSU has joined #GivingTuesday, a first of its kind effort to transform how people think about, talk about and participate in the giving season. Join us at the Don Taft University Center on Tuesday, November 28 from 10:00 am- 2:00 pm to Dive into Giving. For more information about giving…


Write Bytes Workshop, Nov. 28

Learn strategies for articulating complex technical concepts into simple language the average business person can understand and value. November 28, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Open Workshop – Bring Your Own Writing in Progress This collaborative environment encourages writers to bring their writings-in-progress to share and get feedback.


CAHSS to Host “Deciding Majors Deciding”, Nov. 29

The Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is excited to invite Deciding Majors to their second event of the academic year. Deciding Majors Deciding! is designed to facilitate opportunities for Deciding Majors to meet faculty from various academic programs. This interactive…


Guy Harvey and Halmos College Faculty Present at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show: Announce New Marine Research Hub

This November, Guy Harvey, Ph.D. and Halmos College faculty members Tracey Sutton, Ph.D. and Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D. gave talks at the 58th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. These presentations were part of the launch of South Florida’s new Marine Research Hub initiative. Dr. Harvey was the keynote speaker at…


FCE Undergrads Interview Gregory Stiber for My Favorite Teacher Project

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) undergraduate students, Lauren Santana, Chloe Behar, and Sherilynn Soto recently interviewed Gregory Stiber, Ed.D., NSU’s Executive Director, Licensure and State Relations, as part of the students’ My Favorite Teacher project. The goal of the My Favorite Teacher project is to interview 5,000…


Broward County Medical Association Honored Dr. Ramsey Pevsner At Women’s Physician’s Reception

Nova Southeastern University COM Professor, Dr. Deborah Ann Mulligan chaired the recent Women’s Physician’s Networking Social, where Dr. Ramsey Pevsner was honored.  Dr. Mulligan warmly welcomed members, prospective members, friends and loyal sponsors as they arrived at the Wentworth Art Gallery on Las Olas.  Dr. Pevsner was recently installed as…


2nd Annual Deck The Halls In Pink And Green, Nov. 30

Thursday, November 30, 2017 7:08 p.m.–9:00 p.m. Don Taft University Center, Second Floor Brighten a child’s holiday by donating a gift! During this event, students and organizations will have the opportunity to pick a child’s name from the holiday tree. Presents to benefit the Mailman Segal Center’s Baudhuin Preschool. Plus, join…


CAHSS Faculty and Student Honored at 2017 Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Conference

Christine Beliard, Ph.D., faculty and Director of the Doctoral Programs in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) and Debbie Manigat, M.S., doctoral student in DFT in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) were honored at the 2017 Florida Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Conference in Orlando….


NSU Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine to Host South Florida Screening of “Unrest”, Dec. 2

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Institute of Neuro Immune Medicine (INIM) will host the South Florida premiere of “Unrest,” a Sundance Film Festival award-winning documentary that focuses on the plight of Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME/CFS) patients. The 90-minute, feature film will be shown at NSU’s Miniaci Auditorium on Saturday, December…


Holiday Season 2017 Begins!

NSU will be closed on Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24, 2017. Enjoy your time off with family and friends this holiday season (and don’t eat too much!) The NSU RecPlex and the Sherman Library will re-open on Saturday, November 25.


Sharks Tennis Announces First Signees of 2018-19

Nova Southeastern women’s tennis head coach Doug Neagle has announced the signing of Natalie Espinal and Diane Follin-Arbelet, the first two signees for the 2018-19 season. FULL RELEASE


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