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Medical School Welcomes New Faculty Member

Angela Garcia, Pharm.D., M.P.H., CPh, joined the faculty of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine this January as an associate professor in the Master of Public Health Program, where one of her primary responsibilities will be to oversee the required field experiences. Garcia, who previously served as a faculty member in…


Raymond Ownby, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., Receives Prestigious NSU Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla.- Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President and CEO George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently presented Raymond Ownby, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., with the 3rd Annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award. The purpose of the award is to recognize a faculty member who has demonstrated significant achievement in support of…


Matrix Online Math Column Returns with New Topic, Problem-Solving Contest

A new issue of Matrix math column has arrived. Created by faculty in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, Matrix aims to show how math can apply to various disciplines, general life situations, and even humor. The eighth edition of Matrix explores the…


Become a Cut Above the Rest: Apply for Summer Biology Internship

Undergraduate biology majors interested in advancing their knowledge and study of science are encouraged to apply for the Summer 2014 Biology Student Internship Program. This competitive program includes hands-on internships that grant juniors and seniors opportunities to assist surgeons and conduct research over the course of six weeks. Three internships…


NSU’s Oceanographic Center Researchers Continue to Study and Protect Marine Life

NSU’s Oceanographic Center was recently awarded part of a $400,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to help fund a project in conjunction with Florida Atlantic University’s SeTech facility. Richard Spieler, Ph.D., a professor and director of Academic Programs at NSU’s Oceanographic Center, will be studying the effect electromagnetic…


Students from College of Pharmacy Taking Exams on iPads

The College of Pharmacy has adopted computer-based assessment. In September 2013, first-year (P1) students in both the Traditional and International Advanced Standing Programs began taking exams and quizzes on their iPad, instead of the traditional “paper-pencil” tests. For many, it’s almost impossible to imagine taking an exam without bubbling in…


Mark your calendar for The Qualitative Report 5th Annual Conference

The Division of Applied and Interdisciplinary Studies is pleased to announce that general registration for The Qualitative Report 5th Annual Conference is now open. TQR-5 will be held January 17 and 18, 2014 on the main campus of Nova Southeastern University.  This annual conference is affiliated with The Qualitative Report,…


SHSS Welcomes New Faculty Member

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has announced the appointment of Evan Hoffman, Ph.D., to the faculty at SHSS. Hoffman has been appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR). Hoffman holds a doctoral degree in Political…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Members

This fall, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomes eight new faculty members, joining the college’s more than 140 full-time faculty members. Each brings to NSU noteworthy academic experience, both inside and outside of the classroom, in a variety of fields and interests. Last week, the names and biographies…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes New Faculty Members

This fall, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomes eight new faculty members, joining the college’s more than 140 full-time faculty members. Each brings to NSU noteworthy academic experience, both inside and outside of the classroom, in a variety of fields and interests. Over the next two weeks, the…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Announces New Majors, Minors for 2013–2014

Beginning this fall, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will offer four new bachelor’s degree programs and three new undergraduate minor programs of study. To enroll in one of these programs listed below, contact NSU’s Undergraduate Academic Advising Center at (954) 262-7990.  B.S. in Anthropology The anthropology major focuses…


NSU Center Designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) at Nova Southeastern University has been designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics. This represents the first such Collaborating Center designation by the WHO specific to consumer health informatics in the world. The…


Optometry Faculty Present Research on Autism Research

Rachel A. “Stacey” Coulter, O.D., M.S., and Annette Bade, O.D., Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry faculty researchers presented research results at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in San Sebastián, Spain on May 4.


Recipients Announced for President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant & Quality of Life Awards

The 14th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 11th Annual Quality of Life Awards ceremony was recently held in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus. NSU President George Hanbury and Vice President for the Office of Research and Technology Transfer Gary Margules recognized 37 research projects…


NSU to Launch Respiratory Therapy Program

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences will offer Florida’s first-ever bachelor of science in respiratory therapy for licensed registered respiratory therapists (RRT). The program, which offers students a bachelor of science degree, will start in October at NSU’s Palm Beach Student Educational Center (SEC). “Our unique respiratory program…


NSU and Embraer Aircraft Join Forces to Improve Human Factors in Aviation

NSU-Embraer Aircraft MOA  Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Fort Lauderdale-based Embraer Aircraft Holdings have partnered to strengthen the relationship between the manufacturer and academia, in their efforts to improve human factors research in aviation. Through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed earlier this year, the partnership will include a series…


NSU Offers New Undergraduate Program in Speech- Language and Communication Disorders

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education announces the addition of the Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Speech-Language and Communication Disorders (SLCD). This program is designed as a pre-professional degree to meet the American Speech Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) requirements for student admission to a master’s program. The program is research-based,…


New Distance Education Certificate Program Offered at Fischler School

Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education announces the addition of the Distance Educator Certificate, a 12-credit course of study. The Distance Education Certificate is an enhancement to either the Master of Arts in Teaching degree or for the Master of Science as elective credit. Upon completion of…


Solve Boundary Value Problems at Semester’s Final Math Colloquium Talk, April 10

The Mathematics Colloquium Series will conclude for the winter 2013 semester with a presentation about boundary-value problems. The talk is hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Disconjugacy and Differentiation for Solutions of Boundary Value Problems for Second-Order Dynamic Equations on a Time Scale” Mathematics Colloquium Series |…


Get Moving to Graduate Psychology Talks on Exercise and Memory, April 10

The next talk in the Psychology Graduate Research Series, co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will feature presentations on research conducted by two students in the college’s M.S. in Experimental Psychology program. Psychology Graduate Research Series Presentations by Mackenzie Rack-Wildner…


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