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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…


Medical School Wins Approval for New Medical Specialty: Correctional Medicine

In January, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine received approval for a new medical specialty—correctional medicine—that was developed at the college in collaboration with the Florida Department of Corrections. The college became the first medical school in the country to gain such recognition when the standards developed by the…


PFRDG & QOL Grant Applications, Due March 15

The President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) applications are due on March 15, 2013 at 5:00 p.m. with a hard copy to the Office of Sponsored Programs and an electronic copy to pfrdg@nova.edu. For application guidelines and to access the application forms, please visit the PFRDG website at www.nova.edu/pfrdg….


2013 Brown Bag Grant Series begins Jan. 23

The 2013 Brown Bag Grant Series begins its 13-week series on Wednesday, Jan. 23 with “The NSU Grant Process.” The workshop runs noon – 1:15 p.m., in Room 2053, Alvin Sherman Library. Bring your lunch, dessert is provided. Space is limited; RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. The series continues at noon on January 30…


Register for 5th Health Professions Educational Research Symposium (HPERS) Today!

Start 2013 on the right foot by registering for the 5th Health Professions Educational Research Symposium (HPERS) sponsored by the Health Profession Division’s Institute for Educational Research. The conference will be held on Saturday, Jan. 26 in the Terry Building, and is open to all faculty members. This year’s theme…


Daemen College Signs Articulation Agreement with Medical School

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) recently signed an articulation agreement with Daemen College, a private institution in Amherst, N.Y., that offers undergraduate and graduate degrees. The agreement is structured around a dual-admittance program for qualified students earning a bachelor of science in biology or biochemistry. Up to…


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 Robert Witheridge, Ph.D., to the faculty at SHSS. Witheridge has been appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR). Witheridge holds a doctoral degree in Conflict…


The Qualitative Reports 4th Annual Conference, Jan. 18-19

The Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences will host The Qualitative Reports 4th Annual Conference January 18 and 19, 2013 on NSU’s  main campus.  This annual conference is affiliated with The Qualitative Report, an online journal housed in SHSS, and the theme of the conference is “Qualitative Research and…


Committee for Best Practices in Online Learning to host Forum, Nov. 13

The NSU Committee for Best Practices in Online Learning invites faculty members to attend its forum on Tuesday Nov. 13. The forum will be held in the Carl DeSantis Building, rooms 3032/3034 on the main campus. This year the agenda includes keynote speakers Deans Eric Ackerman and Marcie Rutherford from…


HPERS 2013 Call for Abstracts & Attendees

Nova Southeastern University’s Institute for Educational Research in the Health Professions  Division is pleased to announce the call for abstracts and proposals for our 5th educational research conference. The Health Professions Educational Research Symposium (HPERS) is scheduled for January 26, 2013 at NSU’s Health Professions Division. The theme for this…


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