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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…


Undergraduate & Master’s Students Invited to Study Abroad in Sweden This Summer

Create something global by joining the 11th annual study abroad in Sweden course offered by NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education’s Interdisciplinary Arts Master’s Program. 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 & Culture Infusion…


NSU’s Weeklong Celebration of Earth Day to Feature Faculty Talks, Tree-Planting, Ends April 22

Because Earth deserves more than a single day of recognition, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host a weeklong series of on-campus events celebrating our planet—from talks revealing Earth secrets to a special tree-planting ceremony. The following events are free and open to the NSU community. For more…


Qualitative Reports 5th Annual Conference – Call for Submissions, Deadline April 30

The Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to announce that calls for submissions for The Qualitative Reports 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…


Tourist-fed stingrays change their ways

Stingrays living in one of the world’s most famous and heavily visited ecotourism sites — Stingray City/Sandbar in the Cayman Islands — have profoundly changed their ways, raising questions about the impact of so-called “interactive ecotourism” on marine wildlife, reports a new study published March 18 in the journal PLOS…


College of Health Care Sciences Inaugural Issue of Perspectives Magazine

This spring, the College of Health Care Sciences will be releasing the inaugural issue of the college magazine, Perspectives. The long-awaited magazine is the product of months of collaboration between representatives from various programs in the college, writers and editors. HPD Publication editor, Scott Colton, B.A., and graphic designer Brandee Evans,…


Occupational Therapy Student Conduct Research Study

  A group of five Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT) student researchers are conducting a study entitled NSU Health Care Professionals Students’ Knowledge about the Occupational Therapy Profession. The goal of the research study is to assess the knowledge of health care professional students regarding the career of Occupational Therapy…


Orlando SEC to Host Open House, March 9

NSU will host an Open House on March 9, at its Orlando Student Educational Center (SEC). The Open House, which is free and open to the public, will provide information about the various health, education, business, and psychology programs NSU Orlando offers, as well as host three guest speakers on…


Brown Bag Grant Workshop Series continues March 6

The 2013 Brown Bag Grant Workshop series continues its 13-week series on Wednesday, Mar. 6 with “Proposal Writing Part 1.” The workshop runs noon – 1:15 p.m., in room 2053, Alvin Sherman Library. Bring your lunch; light snacks are provided. Space is limited; RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. The next workshop will…


Brown Bag Grant Series continues, Feb. 13

The 2013 Brown Bag Grant Series continues its 13-week series on Wednesday, Feb. 13 with “Quantitative Research in Grant Projects.” The workshop runs noon – 1:15 p.m., in Room 2053, Alvin Sherman Library. Bring your lunch; light snacks are provided. Space is limited; RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. The next workshop will…


Taking a Bite at the Shark Bite – Pharmacy Researchers Conduct Unique Study

Researchers from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) are conducting a unique scientific study of bacteria found in the mouths of sharks. The study will develop a better medical treatment method for shark bite victims. Scientists from NSU’s College of Pharmacy working in collaboration with St. Mary’s Medical Center will be gathering data from…


NSU Law Center Announces Technology Upgrade to Student Courtrooms

NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in December 2012, showcasing technological upgrades to the Law Center’s courtrooms, jury room and judge’s chambers.  The technology upgrades will allow students to practice in an environment similar to courtrooms being utilized today. Additionally, faculty can use the technology to enhance…


NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences Enters into Formal Agreement with Beijing Normal University

NSU announced recently, the formalization of an existing relationship with Beijing Normal University. NSU Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Frank DePiano, Ph.D; Honggang Yang, Ph.D, dean of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS); and Xiaoyi Fang, Ph.D, Yangtze River Professor and Director of the…


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