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News and Upcoming Events

Faculty Lecture Series Talk: Looking at Life, Death of an Illegal Immigrant

The next talk in the Faculty Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will explore life for an illegal immigrant living in the United States. Faculty Lecture Series “The Life and Death of an Illegal Immigrant” Timothy Dixon, J.D., associate professor and coordinator of history/politics Thursday,…


Faculty Talk to Shed Light on Life of Milky Way Galaxy, Nov. 29

The Faculty Lecture Series for Fall 2012 will conclude with a presentation about the life of the Milky Way Galaxy. The talk is hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. Faculty Lecture Series “The Birth, Death, and Rebirth of the Milky Way Galaxy” Stefan J. Kautsch, Ph.D., assistant…


Graduate Psychology Presentations to Discuss Choking Under Pressure, Effects of Sleep Loss, Nov. 14

The next presentation in the 2012–2013 Psychology Graduate Research Series, co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will include discussions of ongoing research by two students in the college’s M.S. in Experimental Psychology program. Psychology Graduate Research Series Presentations by Benita…


Broward County Administrator Addresses M.P.A. Capstone

Students in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’ Master of Public Administration (M.P.A.) program recently had the opportunity to hear in-person from Broward County Administrator Bertha Henry when she visited the capstone class on October 25, 2012. In her hour-long give-and-take with the students she discussed her…


Journalist, Filmmaker Maziar Bahari Discusses Iran, His Capture in Tehran

On Oct. 18, documentary filmmaker and former Newsweek correspondent Maziar Bahari spoke to a crowd of NSU students, faculty, staff, and guests about the status of Iran—its people and its government. He also discussed his own imprisonment in 2009, during which he was held in Tehran for more than 100…


NSU Wraps up 2012 Senate Debate with Webcast Featuring Political Analysis with Renowned Experts

NSU was proud to be the host site for the only Florida Senatorial Debate during the 2012 election season, which pitted Florida’s incumbent U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson (D) against Republican challenger U.S. Rep. Connie Mack in NSU’s Minaci Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The debate was broadcast statewide…


Ongoing Construction on 30th Street thru Dec. 7

Please be advised that construction continues November 19 through Friday, December 7 on the south bound lanes of Ray Ferrero Blvd between the Perimeter road intersection and the Alvin Sherman Library Circle.  Traffic will be reduced to one lane of traffic in each direction. The parking garage entrances will remain…


Tampa Student Educational Center hosts M.B.A. Day, Nov. 13

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an M.B.A. Day at its Tampa Student Educational Center (SEC) on Tuesday, Nov. 13 during 8:00a.m. – 8:00p.m. While at M.B.A. Day, attend a free seminar about leadership and find out how a degree from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship…


Leading Theoretical Physicist, Bestselling Author Brian Greene to Speak on Campus, Nov. 14

As part of its Distinguished Speakers Series, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome Brian Greene, Ph.D., one of the world’s leading theoretical physicists, known for his entertaining explanations of cutting-edge scientific concepts. Distinguished Speakers Series “Explaining the Elegant Universe” Brian Greene, Ph.D. | Hosted by the college’s…


NSU to host Veteran’s Day Recognition

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) proudly recognizes the contributions our servicemen, servicewomen, and their families make to our country. It is in recognition of, and gratitude for these contributions that NSU hosts the annual NSU Salute to Veterans and Service Members. In preparation for this year’s Salute, which will be held…


Annual Dance Production to Showcase New Works from Various Artists, Nov. 2-3

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will open the 2012–2013 Studio Series with Dance Works, an annual presentation of performances and original choreography from students, faculty members, and guest artists. Dance Works Nov. 2–3 7:30 p.m. Performance Theatre | Don Taft University Center This year’s production will feature a…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Hosts Reception for Dual Admission Students

More than 200 NSU students, faculty members, and administrators from across the University gathered on Oct. 3 for the annual Dual Admission Program Reception, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. The event recognizes the outstanding undergraduate and graduate students who participate in the distinguished program. NSU’s Dual…


Latest Matrix Column Now Online—Can You Solve the Problem of the Month?

After a summer vacation, Matrix has returned with its fourth issue. Created by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, the online column proves that math can apply to various disciplines, general life situations, and even humor. Matrix Issue 4 covers the theme of…


Carl DeSantis Enlightens Audience About His “Life After Sundown”

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Distinguished Lecture Series welcomed Carl DeSantis, former Chairman of the Board of Rexall Sundown, Inc. and namesake of the building that houses the business school, to the University’s Davie campus for a lecture titled “Life After Sundown.” Speaking in front of…


NSU Hosts “The Big Thank You” Inaugural Endowment Luncheon

On Thursday, October 4, administration and students of Nova Southeastern University gathered to honor scholarship donors at “The Big Thank You” inaugural Endowment Luncheon.  The donors who attended represented the many generous people who have created endowment funds at NSU over the past several decades.  These endowments provide scholarships for…


Student Presentation to Spotlight Green Chemistry, Sustainability, Oct. 29

Roshni Patel, a biology major and chemistry minor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will lead the next talk in the college’s Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series. Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series “Exploring the Frontiers of Green Chemistry Towards a Sustainable World” Roshni Patel Monday, Oct. 29 Noon–1:00 p.m. Mailman-Hollywood Building |…


Outstanding Undergraduate Students Honored at Annual Banquet

Students from NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program joined faculty, administration, and distinguished members of university leadership for the Fall 2012 Honors Banquet on Sept. 20. Hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the annual event recognizes Honors students for their academic achievements and excellence. The banquet also serves to…


Faculty Lecture to Debate Maya Prediction of Apocalypse, Nov. 1

Did the Maya really predict that the world would end—or is the apocalyptic prediction of Western origin? That’s up for discussion at the next Faculty Lecture Series, inspired by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences’ annual academic theme of “Life and Death.” Faculty Lecture Series “2012 and the End…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences to Honor Edward O. Keith at On-Campus Memorial

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomes colleagues, students, and friends of the late professor Edward O. Keith to a memorial in his honor. Keith passed away in September. Edward O. Keith Memorial Monday, Oct. 15 4:00 p.m. Performance Theatre | Don Taft University Center As an associate professor…


Save the Date – Oceanographic Center AcademicFest

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (OC) is one of the University’s many “gems.” On Dec. 7, during the hours of 4:00 and 7:00 p.m., join your colleagues for a guided tour of the historical campus, and learn how ocean research has evolved through the decades. The tour will include NSU’s…


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