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News and Upcoming Events

Next Graduate Psychology Talk to Discuss Neurological Processing Speeds, Jan. 9

The first presentation in the winter 2013 Psychology Graduate Research Series, co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will discuss ongoing research concerning variations in humans’ neurological processing speeds. “Processing-Speed Variation as Assessed by the Trail-Making Task  and Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scales”…


Latest Issue of Award-Winning Farquhar Forum Magazine Published, Available Online

The 2012–2013 issue of Farquhar Forum, the award-winning magazine from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, is now available in print and online. Inside the Issue The cover story spotlights community outreach by alumnus Kyle Latham and his volunteer work with the Special Olympics. A recent graduate of the…


Showcase Your Best Steps—Audition for Annual Dance Concert Production, Jan. 19

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences is looking for performers to star in its annual Dance Concert production. Auditions for Dance Concert Saturday, Jan. 19 3:00–5:00 p.m. Performance Theatre | Don Taft University Center All NSU students, faculty, and staff members—regardless of experience—are welcome to audition. Dancers should arrive…


Inaugural Medallion Achievement Reception Welcomes Students to Campus

NSU’s Enrollment and Student Services (ESS) Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosted nearly 400 prospective students and family members for the inaugural Medallion Achievement Reception on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. The event drew high school students whose academic achievements already qualify them as Florida Bright Futures Medallion Scholars. Guests enjoyed a reception…


Free Human Resources Workshops

During the month of January, NSU’s Office of Human Resources will be offering several exciting, free workshops, as follows: “Birth Order” Factor in Action:  Emotional Intelligence, Teamwork and Conflict – Jan. 15 This program: •    will provide practical learning opportunity that helps NSU employees gain the skills they need to…


Calling all Singers – Open Auditions to sing National Anthem at Team 2020 Celebration

The Arts and Entertainment Committee of the NSU Team 2020 Celebration invites all NSU and University School faculty and staff to audition to sing the National Anthem at the Team 2020 Celebration to be held Tuesday, February 12, 2013. Auditions will be held Wednesday, January 23 from 5-7:00 pm in…


Join us for the NSU Team 2020 Celebration, Feb. 12!

Are you ready for this year’s Team 2020 Celebration? It will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 12.   It will have a few new twists to our traditional recognition of NSU employees with anniversary milestones.  You won’t want to miss the variety of musical entertainment, giveaways, performances, and of course, hearing from…


2013 President’s Town Hall Meetings Continue

The 2013 Employee Town Hall Meetings began on January 9, 2013.  President Hanbury will be conducting: * Twelve meetings on campus with employees (at a variety of times and venues) * Six Student Education Center meetings. Please visit http://www.nova.edu/townhall/ to sign up for the best date and time for you!…


Save the Date for the next Faculty Symposium, Jan. 3

The  January Faculty Symposium will be held on January 3, 2013. The topic: “Whither Goest Civility: Civility in Society & Higher Education.” See flyer for details…


Business School Extends Admissions and Advising Office Hours Through Dec. 20

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Office of Enrollment Services is pleased to announce new extended evening hours. In an effort to better serve students who want to apply and enroll for Winter Term, both the Admissions and Academic Advising offices will stay open until 7 p.m….


NSU Hosts 4th Annual Salute to Veterans and Service Members Event

Nova Southeastern University’s Fourth Annual ‘Salute to Veterans and Service Members’ event was held on Monday, November 19 at the Alfred and Rose Miniaci Performing Arts Center. Sponsored by the Office of the President, the event honors the sacrifices made by members of the armed forces as well as the families…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Students Present on Perception of Female Body at NSU’s Diversity Summit

Five undergraduate students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences presented at the seventh annual Diversity Summit at NSU on Nov. 2, hosted by The South Florida Diversity Alliance. The students—biology majors Sumayyah Abiff, Katrina Fins, and Stacey Illikal, psychology major Schmidly Ductan, and sociology major Elizabeth Fridman—spoke on…


Theoretical Physicist Brian Greene visits NSU & Explains Elegant Universe

Brian Greene, Ph.D., the popular theoretical physicist known for his entertaining explanations of cutting-edge scientific concepts, enlightened the crowd at NSU with his talk, “Explaining the Elegant Universe,” on Nov. 14. Brian Greene, Ph.D., the popular theoretical physicist known for his entertaining explanations of cutting-edge scientific concepts, enlightened the crowd…


NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library’s Extended Exam Hours & Holiday Schedule

This season, stop by Broward County’s hot spot for books, video games, movies, and much more! First, NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center will be open extended hours during finals. The library will be open from 7 a.m. to 12 midnight every day from Dec. 1 to…


College of Health Care Sciences hosts the Annual Dean’s Luncheons at SECs

The College of Health Care Sciences (CHCS) hosted the Annual Dean’s Luncheons at the Student Educational Centers (SECs) located in Jacksonville, Fort Myers, Tampa, and Orlando throughout the months of October and November. This event is one of the many initiatives developed to support and engage our CHCS students at…


NSU’s Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention Announces Newest Edition of Quarterly Newsletter

NSU’s Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention has published its December 2012 Quarterly Newsletter. Inside the SVP December 2012 Newsletter: Election results and marriage equality Meet the SVP Team Current news in suicide prevention Upcoming event Campus news: Out of Darkness Walk Suicide prevention resources The Suicide and Violence Prevention…


NSU’s 2012 “Faculty of the Year” Honored During 11th Annual Faculty Reception

NSU faculty members recently celebrated the start of the 2012-2013 academic year by attending the 11th Annual Faculty Reception, held in the Second Floor Gallery of NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library. The reception was a chance to mingle with colleagues from throughout the university, while enjoying delicious hors d’oeuvres and interacting…


Computer Sciences School Hosts Online Information Sessions, Nov. 27

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences will host a Master’s Online Information Session: Tuesday, November 27, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. – Click here to register Prospective students who are interested in learning more about the school’s Master of Science and certificate programs are encouraged register for one of…


Next Climate Series Talk: Using Coral Reefs for Renewable Energy, Nov. 16

The next talk in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will include a discussion on using coral reefs as a potential source for renewable energy. Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series “Carbon Dioxide Capture by Engineering a Self-Sustained Coral Reef Park with Renewable Energy” Tsung-Chow “Joe”…


Trio of Topics Set for Next Mathematics Colloquium Series Talk, Nov. 14

As part of its Mathematics Colloquium Series, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host a guest lecture introducing three mathematical topics, with a discussion on their interrelation. “Geometry, Topology, and Physics” Mathematics Colloquium Series | Orlando Alvarez, Ph.D. (University of Miami) Wednesday, Nov. 14 Noon¬–1:00 p.m. Mailman-Hollywood Building…


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