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NSU’s Annual Shark Shuffle 5K Run/Walk Returns, Oct. 13

Registration is open! NSU’s Annual Shark Shuffle 5K Run and Walk will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13.  Designed to promote health and wellness among the NSU community, the Shark Shuffle is open to everyone -faculty, staff, students, and community – regardless of your level of ability. NSU Students! There are…


Farquhar College of Arts & Sciences hosts Performance Series: “Sylvia,” Ends Oct. 13

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will open its 2013–2014 Performance Series with a play about life, love, and a Labradoodle. Sylvia | Performance Series By A.R. Gurney Oct. 4–13 Fridays and Saturdays | 7:30 p.m. Sundays | 2:00 p.m. Black Box Theatre | Don Taft University Center After…


NSU HPD Library Makes Donation to University of Guyana in South America

NSU donated more than 100 books to the optometry program at the University of Guyana. The donation was coordinated by Michele Ming, president of the Caribbean Association of Optometrists and the Guyana Association of Optometrists, Janet Leasher, O.D., MPH, FAAO, Associate Professor and Director of Community Outreach at NSU College…


Dinner with the Dean Attracts New Students

Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) launched its inaugural Dinner with the Dean event to attract undergraduate students on Thursday, Sept. 19.  After welcoming guests, Stephanie G. Brown, Ed.D., Vice President of ESS, introduced J. Preston Jones, D.B.A., the newly-appointed dean of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship….


Sherman Library hosts Hispanic Heritage Month: Nature, Symbolism, Mysticism, and Color Exhibit

NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library kicked off Hispanic Heritage Month on September 15 with a reception at the library’s Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery.  The gallery is currently featuring the Nature, Symbolism, Mysticism, and Color Exhibit, (through Oct. 18), curated by Adriana Bianco.  Over 130 people attended the exhibit reception which…


Climate Series Talk to Dive into Topic of Marine-Ecosystem Sustainability, Oct. 23

The next Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series talk will touch upon the topic of marine-ecosystem sustainability. Whether you’ve submerged yourself in the subject or you’ve yet to wet your feet, you’re invited to join this discussion hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Marine Ecosystem Sustainability in Response to Atmospheric…


Free Workshop on Mental Illness & Awareness, Oct.16

NSU’s Center for Psychology Services and the Student Organization for the Advocacy of Psychology (SOAP) have invited experts from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to present a free workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 16 from noon–1 pm in the Maltz Psychology Building, Room 2047 in recognition of National Mental…


University School to Host Annual Merchandise Mart, Oct. 17

University School of Nova Southeastern University will hold its 16th annual Merchandise Mart from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Thursday, October 17 at the Brown Sports Center on NSU’s main campus.  This eclectic display of merchandise will provide shoppers with a chance to get a jump start on the holiday…


View Faculty Artwork at Sixth Annual Exhibition, Ends Oct. 7

In addition to teaching visual arts courses at NSU, faculty members from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences create their own works of art. For the sixth consecutive year, the NSU community is invited to view these works as part of an on-campus gallery exhibit. Sixth Annual Faculty Exhibition…


NSU Offering First Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Support Group, Oct. 17

NSU’s Anxiety Treatment Center and OCD and Related Disorders Clinic; individuals with OCD and their family members is offering a free support group meeting on Thursday, Oct. 17 from 8-9 p.m. in the Maltz Building, room 2055. While OCD tends to be associated with aspects made popular in TV and…


Join us for Diversity Dialogues, Oct. 1

Bring your lunch and join fellow faculty, staff and students on the first Tuesday of each month for Diversity Dialogues. Everyone is welcome to attend. The next Diversity Dialogue will be on held on Oct. 1. Hope to see you there!! Date Time Location Facilitator Topic October 1, 2013 Noon-…


Fall Semester’s First Faculty Lecture to Feature Film Screening and Discussion, Sept. 19

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will open its Faculty Lecture Series for the fall 2013 semester with a screening and discussion of a short documentary film exploring environmental changes in Mexico. “Laguna Manatí: Can ‘Good’ Arise from ‘Bad’ Environmental Changes?” Faculty Lecture Series | Eileen Smith-Cavros, M.F.A., Ph.D.,…


Huizenga Business School Students Gain Valuable Insight Through Summer Internships

Congratulations to sixteen Huizenga Business School students for successfully completing summer internships! All of the participants gained invaluable business experiences and increased the value of their resumes. Undergraduate–Marketing: Erin Riley, M. Silver Associates; Julia Salmio, Marsaana Communications in Finland; Gary Sands, Bahamian Brewery & Beverage Co. in the Bahamas; Andrew…


NSU Library AcademicFest, Ends Oct. 24

The Library AcademicFest starts Monday, Oct. 21-24 from noon-1 p.m. Free NSU faculty workshops all week. See flyer for more details…


Suicide Awareness Seminar facilitated by Internationally Known Expert, Sept. 20

NSU’s Miami campus and We Care of South Dade, Inc. are hosting a free suicide awareness seminar on Friday, Sept. 20. from 9 a.m. to noon at Phichol Williams Community Center, 951 SW 4th Street, Homestead.  The featured speaker is Scott Poland, Ed.D, internationally known expert from NSU’s Center for…


Research Study for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes – Volunteers Needed!

NSU is conducting research to see if texting can help people remember to take their diabetes medicine. If you are interested in learning more about this 6 month study, please contact Kevin Clauson, Pharm. D., at 754-300-TEXT (8398). Please see flyer for more details…


NSU’s Office of Human Resources’ Lunch and Learn Series, Sept.12

Led by author, psychologist, and educator Gay Lynn Grigas, M.A. Psy., the Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success will focus on solutions to common workplace problems. Presented as easy-to-use “tools,” each seminar will provide strategies showing you how to change your responses to workplace “triggers.” Offered as part of the “Workplace…


VisionWalk: Celebrating 5 Years and $11 Million in Sight-Saving Research, Nov. 9

Please join the NSU College of Optometry at the 2013 South Florida VISION WALK will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10am at Taylor Birch State Park on Sunrise, Blvd., in Fort Lauderdale.  The Foundation congratulates more than a thousand walk teams from across the country that have worked…


Nominations open for Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award, Last day to Submit Sept. 20

The Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award is now accepting nominations. Please view the nomination information below, and at this link. http://www.nova.edu/cwis/vpaa/provost-award.html   Purpose of the Award To recognize demonstrated achievement in research and scholarship by an NSU faculty member. Description of Award Research and scholarship are two of NSU’s core values….


MOA to host Film Series | Women’s World, Sept. 13

Friday, September 13, 2013 – 11:00 am and 3:00 pm Nova Southeastern University’s Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale will host Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens  in the Horvitz Auditorium.   This acclaimed film traces the arc of the famed photographer’s life, her aspirations to artistry and the trajectory…


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