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Talk to Explain How Rejection Can Mentally Affect Gay Men, March 19

The next Psychology Graduate Research Series talk will discuss the various psychological effects gay men may experience as a result of sensitivity to sexuality-based rejection. The event is co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS). “The Impact of Sexuality-Based Rejection Sensitivity…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Celebrates Gives Kids a Smile Day

Approximately 325 children were given a reason to smile thanks to volunteer dental students and faculty at Nova Southeastern University (NSU).  Nearly 300 volunteers from the NSU College of Dental Medicine provided limited pro bono dental services valued at more than $100,000 to South Florida children ages 2-18 on Saturday,…


Catch Trio of Bossa Nova Chorale Performances Across South Florida, March 18

Join the Bossa Nova Chorale, accompanied by an organ and a chamber orchestra, for the South Florida premiere of Dan Forrest’s Requiem for the Living. Add in performances by the Nova Singers and that means nearly 200 magnificent musicians showcasing a splendid selection of Broadway tunes, spiritual songs, and more!…


Faculty to Perform Piano, Vocal Works at Mystic and Modern Recital, March 19

Experience a recital of vocal and piano performances that aim to touch the soul, as faculty members from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences present an evening of music for the NSU community. Mystic and Modern | Faculty Series Wednesday, Mar. 19 7:30 p.m. Performing and Visual Arts Wing,…


Sustainability Talk to Explain Why Everyone Should Help Save the Everglades, March 19

South Floridians are no strangers to the Everglades. What you may not know, however, is how much our everyday actions can affect the ecosystem’s sustainability. Discover how we can all make a difference at the next Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Restoring…


Rio’s Carnaval Comes to NSU! Ars Flores to Present Fiesta Concert, March 22

Lose yourself in a mix of rhythmic styles, from bossa nova to tango, as the Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra presents a musical fiesta! Fiesta Carnaval! | Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra Saturday, Mar. 22 7:30 p.m. | Pre-concert lecture at 6:30 p.m. Miniaci Performing Arts Center Part of the Farquhar College…


Center for Psychological Studies to Host Presentation by WWII & Nazi Occupation Survivor, April 2

Just when you think you’ve heard every conceivable story from World War II comes the tale of Sipora Groen. Her experiences are detailed in a 2012 book, Jew Face, which chronicles her escape from capture in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam and how one man’s refusal to let her give up resulted in…


Sports Medicine Panel Just One Part of Athletic Training Month Celebration at NSU, March 19

In honor of National Athletic Training Month, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Athletic Training Education Program (ATEP) will host an interprofessional education panel discussion with NSU’s Health Professions Division, featuring a quartet of athletic training professionals discussing sports medicine. “Patient-Centered Care in Sports Medicine” | A Panel Discussion…


Oceanographic Center Student Government Association To Host 5K Charity Run to Benefit At-Risk Youth, March 23

The Student Government Association at NSU’s Oceanographic Center will be hosting a 5K Charity Run/Walk, Motion for the Ocean, that will benefit at-risk youth. The event is scheduled for 8 a.m. Saturday, March 23 and will be held at the Oceanographic Center, 8000 N. Ocean Dr., Dania Beach (inside John…


Spring Optical Style Show, April 9

The Eye Care Clinic at NSU will host its annual Optical Style Show on Wed, April 9 from 11 am- 7:00 pm in the Ziff Health Care Center. Get discounts on your favorite frames! Additionally, the clinic is offering an additional 5% discount if you get an eye exam between…


Bestselling Author Rebecca Skloot to Speak at NSU, March 20

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome bestselling author Rebecca Skloot, M.F.A., to Nova Southeastern University as part of the college’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Rebecca Skloot, M.F.A. | Distinguished Speakers Series Thursday, Mar. 20 7:00 p.m. Miniaci Performing Arts Center Skloot penned The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,…


Next Faculty Lecture Explores Evolutionary Psychology’s Perspective on Good and Evil, March 20

The field of evolutionary psychology has engendered no shortage of controversy by investigating the adaptations underlying some of humans’ most objectionable behaviors: racial discrimination, psychopathic deception, infanticide, murder, warfare, and rape. The next Faculty Lecture Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will provide an overview…


Faculty Symposium: The Role of Sports in Higher Education, March 6

The next Faculty Symposium: The Role of Sports in Higher Education: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly is scheduled for Thursday, March 6 from 4:30-6:00 pm in the Faculty Shark Club, Rosenthal Building. See details below:


Free Event, “Let’s Speak Truth” Poetry and Spoken Word Night – March 13

Poet Audre Lorde wrote, “Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives…” Poetry is an intimate affair and the best way to experience it is to see it performed in person. Come out and listen to  spoken word artists and poets from NSU…


Community Resolution Services Celebrates NSU and SHSS at Community Fest

Community Resolution Services (CRS) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) recently participated in NSU’s Community Fest. The CRS booth provided two activities for community members. Th first activity participants were invited to spin a wheel and relate fun facts related to NSU and the 25th Anniversary of…


NSU’s Huizenga School of Business to Welcome Distinguished Speaker, Ben Baldanza- March 20

NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneur will welcome Distinguished Speaker Ben Baldanza, president and CEO of Spirit Airlines on Thursday, March 20 at 10:30 a.m. in the Carl DeSantis Building, room 1124. R.S.V.P. to Maria Ang at ma1724@nova.edu. Please join us. See flyer for details…  


Faculty Lecture Series Talk: Good, Bad of Biofuels, March 13

Should America’s gas come from corn, sugarcane, and vegetable oil? The next Faculty Lecture Series talk will explore the pros and cons of using crops to produce biofuels. “Biofuels: The Benefits and Disadvantages as an Energy Source” Faculty Lecture Series | Reza Razeghifard, Ph.D., associate professor and coordinator of physical…


Lunch and Learn Grant Workshop, March 6

The 2014 Lunch and Learn Grant Series for NSU faculty and staff continues on Thursday, March 6 with “Understanding IRB.” The workshop runs noon – 1:00 p.m., in HPD Auditorium B. A light lunch is provided and space is limited so please be sure to RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. See flyer…


Highlighting LLI Classes for the 50th Anniversary Celebration, April 9

Learning is Lifelong at the NSU Lifelong Learning Institute! Continue the 50th anniversary celebration with the NSU Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI) by going back to class!  Some NSU LLI trivia…did you know that the LLI was founded in 1977?  Did you know that about 50% of our lecturers are NSU…


PFRDG & QOL Grant Applications are due on March 14

The President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) applications are due on March 14, 2014 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….


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