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Recipients announced for PFRDG & Quality of Life Awards

The 13th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 10th Annual Quality of Life awards ceremony and reception were held in the Don Taft University Center on May 23. President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., announced 37 research projects that received PFRDG awards of up to $10,000 each…


Join Fellow Colleagues at the Quality of Life Council Meeting, June 12

The Quality of Life Council cordially invites any interested NSU faculty, staff and/or students to join us for the next Quality of Life Council meeting, which will take place on Tuesday, June 12, 2012 from 8:30am to 11:00am. The meeting will be held in the President’s Dining Room of the Horvitz Administration Building on NSU’s main campus…


CPS Offers NCATE Accredited Programs

The Center for Psychological Studies’ M.S. in School Counseling and the Psy.S. in School Psychology programs for practitioners in P-12 schools, were both granted accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education…


View Latest Issue of Quadrivium—Online Journal Features Faculty Scholarship, Art

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences has published Issue 4 of Quadrivium. The online journal showcases analytical and creative works by college faculty members and graduate students. The term “quadrivium” refers to the four arts and sciences studied in the Middle Ages. The college has its own Quadrivium with…


Nova Southeastern University’s Fischler School of Education Granted National Accreditation by NCATE

NSU President and Chief Executive Officer George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., has announced that the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) recently granted accreditation without qualifications to NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education. Hanbury said that in addition to NSU’s regional accreditation through the Southern Association of…


GSCIS Offers Six New Concentrations for the M.S. in Computer Science

The Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences is pleased to announce a revised and expanded Master of Science in Computer Science program, starting fall 2012. The revised program features a smaller core and six new concentrations to allow students to specialize in one of the many exciting aspects of…


Renowned Expert in Emergent Technologies in Social Research, Named Opening Plenary Speaker at Fourth Annual Qualitative Report Conference

Nova Southeastern University (NSU), a recognized leader in innovative higher education solutions, announced Sharlene Janice Nagy Hesse-Biber, Ph.D. will deliver the opening plenary address at the Fourth Annual Qualitative Report Conference to be held January 18-19, 2013 on the university’s main campus. In her speech, Hesse-Biber will share her insights…


College of Osteopathic Medicine and Larkin Community Hospital receives approval for new Medical Residency Training Programs

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and Larkin Community Hospital (LCH) recently announced approval from the American Osteopathic Association’s (AOA) Program and Trainee Review Committee to start several new osteopathic medical residency training programs. The AOA granted the hospital approval to train medical residents in general surgery, dermatology,…


Student to Present Research on Immune Response in Math Colloquium Talk, Apr. 20

Adam Abdulhafid, a student with a Biology major in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will discuss his research on “A B-Cell-Driven Model of Antibody Response in an Immunocompromised System,” as part of the Mathematics Colloquium Series, hosted by the College’s Division of Math, Science, and Technology. Friday, Apr….


Faculty Symposia concludes at the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, May 15

Plan to attend the last Faculty Symposium of the fiscal year, which will be held on Tuesday, May 15 at the Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale. The topic will be: “When Oil and Seawater do not Mix: Two Years after the BP Oil Spill.” Faculty members will also get the…


Learn About Matrices, Majorization in Upcoming Math Colloquium Talk, Apr. 18

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome Ramazan Türkmen, Ph.D., from Selcuk University in Konya, Turkey, to speak as part of the Mathematics Colloquium Series. The event is hosted by the college’s Division of Math, Science, and Technology. “Some New Majorization Inequalities for Matrices” Wednesday, Apr. 18 Noon–1:00…


Hammerhead Shark Double Whammy – Confusion on Identity of Shark Species

Identity confusion between a new, yet unnamed shark species, originally discovered off the eastern United States by Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) researchers, and its look-alike cousin—the endangered scalloped hammerhead shark—may threaten the survival of both species. According to an April 2012 article in the scientific journal Marine Biology,…


Brown Bag Grant Workshop, Apr. 4

The 2012 Brown Bag Grant Workshop Series for NSU faculty and staff members continues on Wednesday, Apr. 4, with Understanding the IRB. The workshop runs from noon – 1:15 p.m., in the Alvin Sherman Library, room 2053, and can also be viewed on Blackboard. Space is limited; RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag….


Psychology Graduate Series Presentation to Cover Impact of Divorce on Children, Apr. 19

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 a presentation on research conducted by Katie Hoefling, a student at CPS. “Divorce Mediation vs. Litigation and the Impact on Children” Thursday, Apr….


Preston Jones, D.B.A., Named Huizenga Business School Interim Dean

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) recently announced the appointment of Preston Jones, D.B.A., as interim dean of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship. Jones most recently served as executive associate dean of academic affairs for the Huizenga Business School, a post he has held for 7 years. A…


April Faculty Symposium, Apr. 5

Mark your calendar for the next Faculty Symposium on Thursday, Apr. 5, 4:30 – 6:00 pm in the Faculty Shark Club. The topic is “Will Your Vote Count?” See flyer for details…


Neuroscientist David Eagleman to discuss “The Secret Lives of the Brain,” Apr. 19

“If the conscious mind—the part you consider you—accounts for only a fraction of the brain’s function, what is all the rest doing?” This is the question that neuroscientist David Eagleman, Ph.D., the next Distinguished Speakers Series guest, has spent years researching. Hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences…


Medical School Researcher to Present on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Mar. 19

Nancy Klimas, M.D., NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine professor and researcher, will be presenting her research on chronic fatigue syndrome and neuro-immune medicine on Monday, Mar. 19 at the NSU Health Professions Division’s Chancellor’s Dining Room. The presentation, which will take place at noon, will include a demonstration of REDCap…


Brown Bag Grant Workshop, Mar. 28

The 2012 Brown Bag Grant Workshop Series for NSU faculty and staff members continues on Wednesday, March 28, with Post Award Accounting. The workshop runs from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the Alvin Sherman Library, room 2053, and can also be viewed on Blackboard. Space is limited; RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. Click on…


Proposals for 4th Annual Conference of The Qualitative Report Due May 7

This is the final week to submit proposals for paper, panel and poster presentations for The Qualitative Report’s 4th Annual Conference. TQR-4 will be held Jan. 18 and 19, 2013 on NSU’s main campus.  This annual conference is affiliated with The Qualitative Report, an online journal housed in the Graduate…


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