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College of Pharmacy Welcomes New Faculty Members

The NSU College of Pharmacy welcomed New Faculty Members during  its “New Faculty Orientation,” on Aug. 15. See flyer…


Eight Professors Join the Huizenga Business School for the 2011-12 School Year

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) recently welcomed eight professors who joined the school on August 1, 2011. The new professors bring a wide array of expertise in areas including process improvement, business communication, operations management, risk analysis and process strategies, marketing,…


Medical School Establishes Master’s Degree Program in Disaster and Emergency Preparedness

On August 2, Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) received university approval to establish its Master of Science in Disaster and Emergency Preparedness 36 credit-hour degree program, which is anticipated to commence in January 2012. The program content, which will be offered in an all-online format, will incorporate…


NSU’s Medical School to Expand its Affiliated Medical Residency Programs

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) medical school announced plans to expand its affiliated residency programs following recent Congressional legislation to increase the number of residency spots in Florida. U.S. Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) successfully passed legislation to provide Florida with an additional 325 medical residency spots to be distributed at hospitals…


SHSS Welcomes New Faculty Member

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has announced the appointment of Toran Hansen, Ph.D., to the faculty at SHSS. Hansen has been appointed as Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR). Hansen received his doctoral…


Pharmacy Ph.D. Program Hosts New Student Orientation for Second Class

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy’s Ph.D. program recently hosted a new student orientation event for students entering the program. The doctoral program is in its second year and was originated in 2010 by Hugh M. McLean, Pharm.D., Ph.D., associate dean for Research & Graduate Education at the College of…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Members

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomes more than 20 new faculty members this fall. Each brings to NSU noteworthy academic experience, both inside and outside of the classroom, in a variety of fields and interests. Over the next three weeks, the names and biographies of these faculty members…


Faculty Symposium Begins Sept. 1

The Faculty Symposium, hosted by President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D.,  will be held on Thursday, Sept. 1. Topic will be, “Sex, Lies and Politicians.” See flyer for details… This is the inaugural Faculty Symposium under President Hanbury administration. He will also host the President’s Employee Breakfast on Sept. 6…


College of Pharmacy Welcomes New Faculty

Jesús Sánchez, Ph.D. joined Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy as an associate professor in the Department of Sociobehavioral and Administrative Pharmacy in November 2010. He received a bachelors of arts degree in sociology from the Universidad de Granada, Spain, and earned his master of arts and Ph.D. degrees in…


SHSS Welcomes New Faculty Member, Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D.

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has announced the appointment of Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D. to the faculty at SHSS. Muvingi has been appointed as Associate Professor of Conflict Resolution and African Studies in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR). Muvingi…


College of Pharmacy Receives Accreditation Extension

Andrés Malavé, Ph.D., dean of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy, recently announced that the American Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) has extended the accreditation of the College of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy program until June 30, 2015. Through the continuing professional efforts of the college’s faculty, staff, and preceptors; the…


Huizenga Business School Offers New $100,000 Horatio Alger Scholarship

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business & Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University, along with the Horatio Alger Association, is pleased to announce the Horatio Alger Huizenga Business School Scholarship. The scholarship provides financial assistance to students entering their final two (2) years of study at the Huizenga Business School…


Ceremony Honors Memorial and Recognition Scholarship Recipients, Donors

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a ceremony and reception at NSU on Apr. 28, recognizing undergraduate students who earned memorial and recognition scholarships offered by the college. The scholarships were established by university and college donors to honor loved ones while assisting NSU students in achieving their…


Fischler School Seeks Third-Party Comment for National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education; Deadline is July 22

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education is seeking feedback and third-party comments on matters related to the school’s quality of professional education programs offered, as part of an upcoming accreditation visit by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Correspondence must be received by NCATE no later…


Fischler School Offers Study Abroad Program in Sweden

Join NSU for its eighth annual study abroad in Sweden course offered through its Interdisciplinary Arts Master’s Program offered at the Fischler School of Education and Human Services. Work side-by-side with European-trained artists and arts teachers to create an interdisciplinary arts production during this two-week summer course: International Arts &…


NSU and Immunotec Start Clinical Trial in Autism

NSU and the dietary supplement company Immunotec announced that they will conduct a new research study to determine the effects of a supplement to improve behaviors in children with autism spectrum disorder.


Deadline to Apply for NSU Grants, Mar. 18

Those wishing to apply for the Chancellor’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (CFRDG) grant and the Quality of Life (QOL) Awards must submit their applications by 5 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 18. Those applying for the CFRDG grant must submit a hard copy of their application to NSU’s Office of…


Science-Based Medicine Conference to be Held at HPD, Feb. 19 & 20

The Robert Fishman Institute for Training & Research will be hosting a conference on science-based medicine at NSU’s Health Professions Division on Feb. 19 and 20. Called “Think Outside The Box, The Next Generation Continues… 2001”, the conference is about research, innovations, applications, and implementations. The conference will allow participants…


Quality of Life Council Announces New Funding Category for 2011 Grant Competition

The Quality of Life Council is pleased to announce a new funding category to be added to the 2011 grant competition. The category of “Sustainability” will be added for community-based research projects which focus on environmental conservation and sustainable solutions to community and global challenges. Research in the area of…


HPERS Conference begins Jan. 15

Nova Southeastern University’s Institute for Educational Research in the Health Professions is pleased to announce the fourth meeting of its biannual research conference, the Health Professions Educational Research Symposium (HPERS) on Saturday, Jan. 15. This year’s theme is recognizing, teaching, and modeling professionalism. The conference includes a variety of engaging learning…


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