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PFRDG & QOL Grant Applications Due Mar. 16

The President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant applications are due on Mar. 16 at 5:00 p.m. with a hard copy submission to Nova Southeastern University’s Office of Grants & Contracts and an electronic copy to pfrdg@nova.edu. For application guidelines and to access the application forms, please visit the PFRDG website…


Faculty Research Endeavors to be Recognized at NSU’s Quality of Life Council Meeting, Feb. 7

NSU faculty will present their research projects on Feb. 7 at the NSU Quality of Life Council Meeting, which is to be held in the Alvin Sherman Library, Room 3018, 8:30- 11:00 am. Among the presenters, Elda Kanzki-Veloso, Ph.D., program professor at the Abraham S. Fischler School of Education and…


NSU’s HPD to Host 3rd Annual Research Day, Feb. 10

Nova Southeastern University is seeking people to participate in research to find cures for cancer and HIV and  stop the spread of infectious diseases. The university is searching among its more than 2,500 health professions students and faculty to find the next big research star. NSU’s Health Professions Division, which…


NSU and Larkin Community Hospital receive 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 radiology, physical medicine,…


Next Brown Bag Grant Workshop – “Finding Grant Funding,” Feb. 1

The 2012 Brown Bag Grant Workshop Series continues on Wednesday, Feb. 1, with Finding Grant Funding. The workshop runs from noon – 1:15 p.m. LOCATION CHANGE: Computer Lab 110 in the University Park Plaza (UPP), and can also be viewed on Blackboard. Space is limited; RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. in Lab…


NSU College of Allied Health and Nursing Splits into two Colleges

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Allied Health and Nursing officially became two separate colleges on Jan. 1: the College of Nursing and College of Health Care Sciences. The College of Nursing will continue to serve 1,500 students at NSU’s main campus in Davie and its Student Educational Centers (SEC) in…


One of the World’s Leading Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Researchers Joins NSU

Nancy Klimas, M.D., one of the world’s leading researchers and clinicians in chronic fatigue syndrome/myalgic encepahalomyelitis (CFS/ME), a debilitating immune disorder that affects more than one million Americans, recently joined Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty in December. A majority of CFS/ME sufferers are women, who remain mostly…


NSU-Com Charts the Progress of Project HOPE

In 2010, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) received a five-year, $1.6 million predoctoral primary care training grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The resulting Project HOPE (Homelessness in Osteopathic Predoctoral Education) addresses the deficit in medical…


Discover Your Next Learning Destination with Travel Study

After learning inside of a classroom all year, students may be ready for a change of scenery. The Travel Study program, offered through NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, allows students to study in and experience destinations near and abroad—including Mexico, Ireland, Alaska, Eastern Europe, and Greece. The college…


Faculty Symposia scheduled for Dec. 1

“Where have you gone Joe DiMaggio? Are we allowed to have heroes anymore?” is the topic of the Dec. 1 Faculty Symposia, 4:30 pm in the Faculty Shark Club. Speakers include Stephen Russo, Ph.D., and Kenneth Johnson, D.O. See flyer for details…


SHSS Welcomes Visiting Faculty Member

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has announced the appointment of Claire Michele Rice, Ph.D., to the faculty at SHSS. Rice has been appointed as Visiting Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution and Sociology in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR)….


Medical School Earns Full Seven-Year COCA Reaccreditation

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine was awarded a full 7-year re-accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association’s (AOA) Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (COCA) in the Fall of 2010. The COCA serves the public by establishing, maintaining, and applying accreditation standards and procedures to ensure that academic quality and…


Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series Opens with Discussion on Stormwater Management, Nov. 3

The first talk in the 2011–2012 Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, will take place on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 12:10 to 1:00 p.m., in the Mailman-Hollywood Building, second floor auditorium. Maya A. Trotz, Ph.D., associate professor in…


SHSS Welcomes Visiting Faculty Member

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., Dean of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has announced the appointment of Christine Ajayi, Ph.D., to the faculty at SHSS. Ajayi has been appointed as Visiting Assistant Professor of Family Therapy in the Department Family Therapy (DFT). Ajayi received her doctoral degree in…


Discover Your Next Learning Destination During Travel Study Social, Nov. 9

After learning in a classroom all year, students may be ready for a change of scenery. Enter the Travel Study program. The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host a Travel Study Social on Wednesday, Nov. 9, which will explore some of the travel study destinations and programs available…


Join the Next Generation of Research Scientists: Summer Biology Internships Available in Indiana/Austria

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology is now accepting applications for the 2012 Biology Student Internship Program. There are up to two six-week internship positions available at each of the following sites: the Indiana University School of Medicine-Northwest in Indiana and the Medical…


Upcoming Faculty Lecture to Explore Hollywood’s Depiction of Caribbean Folklore, Nov. 1

Is Hollywood accurate in its portrayal of pirates and zombies wreaking havoc in the Caribbean? Find out during the next Faculty Lecture Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and presented by Andrea Shaw, M.F.A., Ph.D., associate professor and assistant director of the college’s Division of…


Faculty Symposia, Nov. 3

The next Faculty Symposia will be on Thursday, Nov. 3, 4:30-6:00 pm in the Faculty Shark Club (Rosenthal Building). The topic is, “Positive Psychology: What have we discovered about happiness and how can I get some more?” See flyer for details…


Fischler School Hosts Board of Examiners of National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will host the Board of Examiners of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) for an initial on-site visit from Saturday, Oct. 22 through Wednesday, Oct. 26. The Board of Examiners is comprised of seven members, each of whom has participated…


Capitalize on an Internship in Washington, D.C., Learn more: Oct. 18

All students interested in learning more about The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars program are encouraged to attend an informative meeting hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Office of the Dean. The information session will take place on Tuesday, Oct.18, from 2:30 to 3:15 p.m.,…


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