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News and Upcoming Events

NSU Shark Jam Featuring Lil Wayne

Don’t miss this year’s NSU Shark Jam featuring Lil Wayne! Join us on Thursday, March 12 at the NSU Arena at the Don Taft University Center. Doors open at 7:00 p.m., concert starts at 8:00 p.m. Limited tickets are now on sale at the Don Taft University Center Arena Box…


NSU-COM Center for Interprofessional Education and Practice to Host IPE Day 2015, Feb. 17

NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Center for Interprofessional Education and Practice (CIPEP) will host the first NSU Interprofessional (IPE) Day at 12-4 p.m. on Feb. 17, 2015. The goal of this event is to bring together students from two or more professions at NSU in order for them to learn…


“Slavery by Another Name,” Film Viewing and Discussion, Feb. 18

If you missed it last year, now is your chance to see this thought-provoking film. Abraham S. Fischler School of Education will sponsor a screening and discussion of the documentary film “Slavery by Another Name,” on Wednesday, Feb. 18, 11:00 am – 3:00 pm. Discussion will be facilitated by Professor Debra Nixon, …


Lawyers Tell Stories – Discussion & Networking Reception, Feb. 18

Lawyers Tell Stories Networking Reception, The Shepard Broad Law Center and the Black Law Students Association will host the second annual evening of storytelling and networking with attorneys and students on Wednesday, Feb. 18 beginning at 6:30 pm. Under the theme “My Brother’s Keeper,” members of the legal community will…


Lunch & Learn Grant Workshop, Feb. 5

The 2015 Lunch &  Learn Grant Workshop Series for NSU faculty and staff begins on Thursday, February 5 with “NSU Grant Process/Understanding Grant Applications.” The workshop is scheduled from  noon – 1:00 p.m.  in the Health Professions Division Finkelstein Auditorium, Room 2104.  A light lunch is provided and space is…


Faculty Symposium- Teaching to the Test, Feb. 5

The next Faculty Symposium will be held on Thursday, February 5, 2015 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Faculty Shark Club. Topic is “Teaching to the Test,” with guest speakers Abby J. Brodie, D.M.D.,associate dean for Academic Affairs for NSU’s College of Dental Medicine, Roxanne Molina, Ph.D., program professor at NSU’s…


NSU Hosts Opening Reception of African Presence 2015, 12th Annual Art Exhibition, Feb. 5

NSU will host the opening reception of African Presence 2015, 12th Annual Art Exhibition on Thursday, February 5 beginning at 6:30 pm in the Don Taft University Center. This year the exhibition is “Afros: A Celebration of Natural Hair.” Over five years, photographer Michael July approached a variety of individuals…


More than just Coffee! Starbucks Warming Program Makes its Debut at NSU

You asked, we listened. Starbucks, located in the Don Taft University Center, is now offering even more menu variety to satisfy your taste buds 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Whether you’re looking for a warm, buttery, and flaky LaBoulange croissant or sink your teeth into the Chicken…


Is it Time to Change your Password? Your NSU password may expire

Nova Southeastern University is committed to maintaining a secure technology environment. One way the university ensures privacy is through the Enterprise Username and Password policy, which requires all users to routinely change their single sign-on password. As such on January 26, 2015 at 12:01 AM, any password that has not…


ElderSpeak: Conversations between Black Elders and Millennials about “How we got over,” Feb. 7

The Graduate School of Humanities & Social Scienceswill sponsor Elder Talk. Professor Debra Nixon, Ph.D., will facilitate an open dialogue between black elders and younger generations about how they thrived and survived navigating through a larger oppressive system. Time: 5:00 pm. Location:Alvin Sherman Library, Adolfo & Marisela Cotilla Gallery. For more information,…


NSU’s Celebration of Black History Month 2015 comes to a Close

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will honor Black History Month in February 2015 through a variety of activities including engaging art exhibitions, performances, film screenings, dynamic speakers, compelling educational workshops, discussions, and events for all ages. To view this week’s events, see The Week Ahead section of SharkBytes. Mark your calendars…


Film Viewing and Discussion – “Hidden Colors Documentary: Exposing a History of Global African Presence and Influence,” Feb. 8

The Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences will sponsor the screening of the three part documentary series Hidden Colors, which tells the real and untold history of people of color around the globe. Directed by Tariq Nasheed, the film discusses some of the reasons the contributions of African and aboriginal…


SHSS Hosts Scholar from South Africa to speak on Truth and Reconciliation

The Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), will provide a talk by Lungi Sosibo, D. Ed., titled: “Truth and Reconciliation in South Africa: Lessons we can learn.” The talk will take place from noon – 2 p.m. Thursday, January 22, in…


When “Friends” can prove unfriendly: NSU Shepard Broad Law Center helps lawyers and businesses navigate social media

Developed by attorney and author Ethan Wall, J.D., NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center, has begun offering a course which meets the challenges posed by the proliferation of social media in law and workplace environments. “Social Media and the Law,” examines the impacts of websites such as Twitter and Facebook on…


Enjoy Night of Music at the Faculty Recital, Jan. 27

The NSU community is invited to an evening of music composed and performed by faculty members and students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts. Including classical, pop, and country music, the Faculty Recital: New Music Happening will feature the premieres of new…


HSBE Distinguished Lecture Series Presents Keith Koenig

“Lessons Learned from a Waterbed Salesman” will be the topic for the next Distinguished Lecture Series to be presented by the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship on Thursday, February 25, at 10:30 a.m. in the NSU’s Carl De Santis Building, room 3000. Distinguished guest lecturer Keith Koenig…


Psychology Graduate Research Series to Discuss Health Care Transition Readiness for Youth with Sickle Cell Disease, Jan. 28

The first lecture of the winter 2015 Psychology Graduate Research Series, co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will examine the development of a model of readiness for the transition from pediatric to adult health care for youth with sickle cell…


New Issue of Farquhar Forum Magazine Now Available

The 2014–2015 issue of Farquhar Forum, the award-winning magazine from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, is now available online. The cover story spotlights 2014 Student of the Year and Honors student Desiree Kennedy, who secured a job at the U.S.. Department of the Interior—an opportunity made possible by…


Special Edition, Diversity Dialogues on “Race Issues in America 11: The Ferguson Police Shooting and Beyond”, Feb. 8

The Student Government Association (SGA) at NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) will sponsor a Special Edition of Diversity Dialogues, with the topic: “Race Issues in America 11: The Ferguson Police Shooting and Beyond.” The event is scheduled from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, February 8, in NSU’s Performance…


Huizenga Business School Lecture features Richard P. Goudis Chief Operating Officer Herbalife, Ltd.

Speaking to a full audience in the Huizenga Sales Institute’s Executive Conference Center, Richard P. Goudis quoted Casey Kasem’s famous words, “Keep your feet on the ground and keep reaching for the stars.”  As a 17 year old, Goudis was impacted by Kasem’s words and knew he wanted to do…


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