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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796



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…

NSU-COM Programs Work toward Better Care of Homeless

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine recently received a $1.6 million federal grant to develop an academic program for medical students to provide better care for the homeless by understanding their needs. The five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will allow NSU-COM, to build a curriculum…

NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies to Offer Psy.D. in School Psychology

Faculty members at the Center for Psychological Studies are proud to announce the launch of a doctoral program in school psychology (Psy.D.), beginning in the fall of 2011. The program is designed for students with an undergraduate degree in psychology or a specialist degree in school psychology. Those who hold…

The Qualitative Report 2nd Annual Conference, Jan. 7-8

The Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the TQR 2nd Annual Conference, which will be held Jan. 7 – 8, 2011 on the main campus of NSU. This annual conference is affiliated with The Qualitative Report, an online journal…

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…

SHSS Launches New Program: M.S. in National Security Affairs

National security affairs is one of the fastest growing professions with positions open in the public and private sectors, as well as the federal, state, and local governments. Understanding the growing demand for this important profession, the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences will now offer a new 33-credit M.S….

New Cardiovascular Sonography Program offered at Tampa SEC

NSU’s College of Allied Health and Nursing is pleased to announce the approval of the master’s and bachelor’s of health science degree with a concentration in cardiovascular sonography at the Tampa Student Educational Center (SEC). This program, one of only a few in the country, is designed to train sonographers in…

College of Osteopathic Medicine Receives Continuing Medical Education Gold Seal of Approval

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) was awarded full reaccreditation for the next three years from the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) as a Category 1 sponsor of continuing medical education (CME) credits. After surveying the college’s CME programs, the independent accrediting agency granted NSU-COM a perfect score of 100 points….

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