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Community News

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….


Oceanographic Center to Host Guest Lecturers, Feb 28

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center is hosting guest lecturers who will conduct seminars on a variety of subjects. The Oceanographic Center is a leading force in the world for research of our marine environments and these seminars are part of the effort to share the latest information about what’s happening…


Join Your Friends & Colleagues from the Huizenga Business School for Coffee and Conversation, April 10

Join your friends and colleagues throughout the year for Coffee and Conversation each Thursday morning at the Alvin Sherman Library.On Thursday, April 10 from 8:30 to 10 a.m., join your friends and colleagues from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship for coffee, fruit, pastries, and conversation to…


Event to Offer Inside Look at Siege of Sarajevo, Feb. 20

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome author, filmmaker, and activist Bill Carter to the NSU campus. Carter will share his award-winning film documenting the “Siege of Sarajevo.” The events are supported by the Stolzenberg-Doan Family Endowment, sponsored by James Doan, Ph.D., professor at the college. “Bosnia, U2,…


Next Faculty Lecture: Which Side is Right, Wrong in Witch-Hunts, April 10

The Faculty Lecture Series will conclude the winter semester with a look at witch-hunts in America. Do history’s “evil-doers” deserve the cauldrons of ridicule they received, or were they actually victims of those in power? Join this discussion hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Witch-Hunts in American…


Upcoming Mathematics Colloquium Is All About Arithmagons, Apr. 11

Even if you’ve never heard of arithmagons, you’ll know how to solve them by the end of the next Mathematics Colloquium Series talk. All are welcome to attend this event, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Arithmagons” Mathematics Colloquium Series | Jose Franco, Ph.D. (University of North…


NSU College of Pharmacy serves the Community at the 2014 Reach Health Fair

NSU College of Pharmacy (COP) students, faculty and alumni recently headed to the Belle Glade and Clewiston, Florida areas to serve in the 13th Annual Glades REACH and Hendry/Glades Community Health Fairs, commonly known as the Reach Health Fair (RHF). The COP remains committed to partner with NSU Health Profession…


Third Annual Violence Knows No Boundaries Conference a Success

The Institute for the Study of Human Services, Health and Justice, the Broward County Sheriff’s Department and the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County welcomed more than 130 people for the Third Annual Violence Knows No Boundaries Conference on February 7. This annual event is a way to raise awareness for…


Positioning an Emerging Company for Investment

Which attributes in an emerging technology company indicate a commercial concept that might succeed? What attracts capital to the “stranger” amidst a crowd of options?  How can technological talent be introduced to business principles that bring ideas to market?  When is a business accelerator the right fit for an early…


NSU Graduate Business Student Association to Welcome Businessman Kevin Harrington, Feb. 19

NSU’s Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship will host Kevin Harrington, former investment “Shark” on ABC’s SharkTank and the current Chairman of As Seen On TV, Inc., on Wednesday, Feb. 19. Harrington has been in the Direct Response business for over…


Clear Some Space on Your Calendar for Lecture on Solar-System Sustainability, Feb. 19

The next talk in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series will examine how humans could make a discernible impact on the sustainability of outer space. The event is hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Human Perturbation to the Sustainability of the Solar System” Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series Stefan Kautsch, Ph.D.,…


SHSS Acknowledges Genocide Awareness Month with Film and Discussion, April 11

NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) and The Institute for Genocide Awareness and Applied Research (IGAAR) will be screening the film Beyond the Gates on April 11 at 6 p.m. in Maltz Psychology Building, room 2045 (main campus.) The IGAAR was founded by SHSS faculty member Jason J….


NSU hosts 11th Annual CommunityFest at Gold Circle Lake

The sunny weather and festive energy around the Gold Circle Lake certainly made this year’s CommunityFest an event to remember. NSU students, faculty and staff members brought their friends and families to the exciting event which included entertainment, food, and fun. This event has become known for its large-scale attractions,…


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