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Fishing for Scholarships – OC sponsors Fishing Tournament, March 2

NSU’s Oceanographic Center, in partnership with the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, will be re-launching the 6th Annual Oceanographic Center Scholarship Fishing Tournament in Fort Lauderdale on March 2.  The Tournament will begin with the Kick-off Party and Captain’s Meeting on Feb. 28 at NSU’s new $50-million Center of…


Grand Opening of America’s first Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine, Feb. 12

The College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) will hold a grand opening for America’s first Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine on Feb. 12. Located at NSU’s main campus in Davie, the Institute will be the only one of its kind in the nation that will treat patients with conditions such as…


Sales Expert Speaks at the Huizenga Sales Institute

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship hosted a standing room only lecture on Tuesday, Jan. 29. International sales expert Grant Cardone kick started the school’s Distinguished Lecture Series with more than 175 guests in attendance for his presentation in the Huizenga Sales Institute.  The founder and CEO of…


The Honorable Jerome K. Fitzgerald to Deliver Keynote Address at NSU Graduation Celebration in Nassau

The Honorable Jerome K. Fitzgerald will be the keynote speaker at NSU’s 2013 graduation celebration on Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013 beginning at 2 p.m. in the Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino, Nassau. The graduation celebration will award degrees to students from NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences to Host TEDxNSU—Apply Now to Attend

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TED has created TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will soon host its second annual TEDxNSU event—an engaging evening of live lectures, TED videos,…


Celebrate Black History Month – Life Changing Experiences: Volunteers Recount their Experiences in Swaziland, South Africa, Feb. 19

NSU’s celebration of Black History Month 2013 continues with the following events. For a complete listing, visit www.nova.edu/blackhistory. Tuesday, February 19 Life Changing Experiences: Volunteers Recount their Experiences in Swaziland, South Africa, Noon -1:00 p.m. Associate professor Stephen Campbell, Ph. D. and clinical psychology students from the NSU’s Center for Psychological…


HR Announces Open Enrollment 2013, Ends Feb. 22

Join us for one of the informational meetings so you can learn more about your current benefits and the new enhancements to your benefit options. Open Enrollment begins Feb. 11 and runs through Feb. 22.  During this time there will be fourteen [14] Open Enrollment Informational Meetings, two [2] Blackboard…


Mark your calendar for the March Faculty Symposium, March 7

The next Faculty Symposium is Thursday, Mar. 7, 4:30 pm in the Faculty Shark Club. Topic: “Skeuomorphs, MOOCs, and Other (Ridiculous) Ideas: Distance Education & Higher Education.” Please see flyer for details….


Broadway Across America offers Discounted Tickets to NSU Community – Last Day for The Addams Family is March 26

Broadway Across America is offering NSU students, faculty, staff and alumni 15-20 percent off priority seating for select shows. Location for all performances: Broward Center for the Performing Arts. For tickets, visit http://www.eventusher.com/ Enter the password: SHARKS Select your preferred performance date Scroll down and click on the show for…


HR offers workshop seminars – Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success, Feb. 21

The 2013 Lunch and Learn series offered by NSU’s Office of Human Resources is underway! Led by author, psychologist, and educator Gay Lynn Grigas, M.A. Psy., the Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success series will focus on solutions to common workplace problems. Presented as twelve easy-to-use “tools,” each seminar will provide…


Get a Shuttle ride to the Feb. 12 Team 2020 Celebration – Last day to register for ride: Feb. 7

Team 2020 Celebration is Tuesday, Feb. 12 and we will help get you there. Time is running out to register for a ride on the Shark Shuttle! Registration is required to reserve a seat on the bus! The deadline to register is 4:00 pm on Feb. 7. If you are…


Black History Month Continues! Youth with Sickle Cell Disease and Thurgood Marshall: Before the Robe, Feb. 12

NSU’s celebration of Black History Month 2013 continues with the following events this week: Tuesday, February 12 Youth with Sickle Cell Disease: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Care and Collaboration, Noon – 1:00 p.m. NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies’ will host a discussion on the intricacies of caring for children with Sickle…


NSU Hosts Compulsive Hoarding Workshop, March 1

Free Hoarding Workshop at NSU Organized by the Broward County Hoarding Task Force, and co-sponsored by NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies and NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences on March 1. See flyer for details…


New Freediving Course Teaches Proper and Safe Breath-hold Diving Techniques, Course starts March 16

Freediving is breath-hold diving and it is a rapidly growing sport.  Snorkeling enthusiasts who wish to breath-hold dive underwater will be trained in the proper techniques to safely engage in this activity. NSU is offering a Freediver Level I course, Mar. 16-17, which includes classroom, pool and ocean sessions.  Cost…


Mathematics Colloquium Series Talk to Touch on Toric Varieties—Feb. 6

The next Mathematics Colloquium Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will explore the topic of toric varieties and its various applications. “Toric Varieties: An Algebraic Geometric Journey from Physics to Chemistry” Mathematics Colloquium Series | Vehbi Paksoy, Ph.D., associate professor at the college Wednesday, Feb….


Broward DECA Competition Held at Huizenga Business School

On Wednesday, Jan. 9, the H. Wayne Huizenga Business School hosted the Broward County DECA High School District Competition in the Huizenga Sales Institute. More than 350 DECA Club members from 18 different schools attended the one-day competition, which included events related to entrepreneurship, marketing and sales. As part of…


Become a Part of The Irish Dracula Play, Discover Famous Story’s Irish Roots, Ends April 10

Want to help produce a new play? All undergraduate students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences are invited to participate in a series of free workshops aimed at developing The Irish Dracula: A Melodrama in Five Acts, a play created by James Doan, Ph.D., professor at the college….


Brown Bag Grant Series, Feb. 6

The 2013 Brown Bag Grant Series continues on Wednesday, Feb. 6 with “Presidents Faculty Research and Development Grant.” To RSVP, visit www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. The workshop runs noon – 1:15 p.m., in Room 2053, Alvin Sherman Library. Bring your lunch, dessert is provided. Space is limited; RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. The next workshop…


Faculty Lecture to Discuss Biological Benefits of Parasites

Are parasites all that bad? The second Faculty Lecture Series talk of the semester will take a peek at the positive role parasites can play. The event is hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Deadly Parasites: Key Players in the Web of Life” Faculty Lecture Series |…


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