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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796

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News and Upcoming Events

SHSS Faculty Members and Students to Share Experiences about Intercultural Exchange Trip to China, Oct. 15

During the summer a group of graduate students and faculty from the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS)  traveled to Bejing, China to engage in a ten day Intercultural Exchange in Counseling, Psychology and Family Therapy. The trip was led by John Miller, Ph.D., associate professor in the…


Noted Journalist, Filmmaker Maziar Bahari to Speak on Campus, Oct. 18

As part of its Distinguished Speakers Series, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome Maziar Bahari—a journalist, documentary filmmaker, and bestselling author—to speak at NSU. Distinguished Speakers Series Maziar Bahari | Hosted by the college’s Division of Humanities Thursday, Oct. 18 7:00 p.m. Miniaci Performing Arts Center Bahari,…


NSU-Tampa Shark Spirit Fin Day

On Aug. 24 and 31, in a blaze of excitement that included “Fins Up” demonstrations, the Tampa Student Educational Center (SEC) proudly displayed their Shark Spirit and welcomed their students for the Fall term. Staff from Physical Therapy, Education, ESS, Student Affairs and Nursing joined the SEC staff to create…


Free Workshops for NSU Employees in October 2012

Nova Southeastern University’s Office of Human Resources will host several Employee Development Workshops in October. See below for the schedule for the remainder of the month. Date, Time, Title of Workshop, Location Oct. 16, 8:30 – 12:30, Effective Writing Skills, UPP North Room 108 Oct. 16 & 17, 2:00 –…


Eminent Former NSU Researcher Passes

Charles Yentsch, Ph.D., researcher at NSU’s Oceanographic Center (OC) from 1967-1970, recently passed away at the age of 85.  Yentsch, a well-known and accomplished ocean scientist, was married to Clarice Yentsch, Ph.D., adjunct professor at the OC who was one of the first 17 graduates of Nova University. Yentsch was…


Distinguished Lecture Series to Host Carl DeSantis: “Life After Sundown,” Sept. 25

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Distinguished Lecture Series is proud to welcome Carl DeSantis, former Chairman of the Board of Rexall Sundown, Inc. to Nova Southeastern University’s main campus for a lecture entitled, “Life After Sundown.” The lecture is free and open to the entire NSU…


Convocation Celebrates New Academic Year

After two Weeks of Welcome—interrupted by a tropical storm—NSU undergraduate students, faculty, and staff members celebrated the official start of the 2012–2013 academic year at Convocation on Sept. 4. “Convocation provides an opportunity to pause and reflect on your purpose and your goals here at the university,” said Don Rosenblum,…


NSU to Host Grand Opening of Premiere Coral Reef Research Center


Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences to Host Networking Session for 501 Tech Club & Cloud Security Alliance Meeting, Sept. 19

Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS), a co-sponsor of the Nonprofit Technology Network’s Ft. Lauderdale-Miami 501 Tech Club, and the Cloud Security Alliance of South Florida (CSA), will be hosting a networking session on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m., followed by the monthly CSA…


Fun for the entire family – “You’re a good man, Charlie Brown”

Each year, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts presents outstanding theatrical, musical, and dance productions. The season begins with a musical comedy for the entire family! Join us for: You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Book, music, and lyrics by Clark Gesner. September…


Faculty Members to Perform Variety of Music at Recital, Sept. 12

Join the NSU community for an evening of performances showcasing the diverse repertoire of the professional musicians who serve as faculty members in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. The upcoming Joint Faculty Recital includes works by classical composers Joseph Haydn, Olivier Messiaen, and Gaspar Cassadó, as well as…


NBC-6 Wants to See Your Shark Pride at the Shark Circle on Sept. 12

Weeks of Welcome may have come to a close, but there are still a lot of ways to keep the NSU Shark Pride flowing. Start by participating in this amazing media opportunity: On Wednesday, Sept. 12, NBC-6 will be reporting LIVE from NSU for their special college week feature. NBC…


Hispanic Heritage Month at NSU Continues

Nova Southeastern University will recognize and honor Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) by celebrating and learning about the Latin culture through a variety of activities. Upcoming events include Dance Salsa Night, a Celebration of Hispanic Heritage through the Spanish Language and a celebration and concert for children. More information…


NSU Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month with Free Events, Sept. 15-Oct. 15

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will recognize and honor Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15) by celebrating and learning about the Latin culture through a variety of activities. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted. All events will be held at locations throughout NSU’s main campus…


Computer Sciences Professor William Hafner Retires

Professor William Hafner, Ph.D., will be retiring from the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences in August, after fifteen years of service as a faculty member. Prior to his academic career, Hafner had a long career in industrial software development, with senior development positions for major computer and telecommunications…


Lecture to Highlight Multidisciplinary Approach to Environmental Sustainability, Sept. 7

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will begin its Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series for the 2012–2013 academic year with a talk about bridging the gap between various schools of thought on sustainability practices. Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series “Working Toward a Holistic Approach to Sustainability: Co-Disciplinary Practice School” Glenn Schrader, Ph.D. (University…


Fischler School Hosts Congress of Latin American University Presidents

The Latin American Institute for Educational Leadership (ILALE) based at NSU recently held its first annual congress for Latin American University Presidents (Rectors) during NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education Summer Conference in Orlando. The July event was a success; 22 Rectors from Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Nicaragua, Panama,…


Two Development Workshops for Employees remain in September

Nova Southeastern University’s Office of Human Resources will host several development workshops for employees during September. Sept. 18 and 19 – Negotiation Skills and Strategies Sept. 20 – The ‘Trigger Proof Your Way to Success’ series will continue with Tool 9: Avoid the Misery Addict. For more information, visit the…


Employee Development Workshops scheduled for September

Nova Southeastern University’s Office of Human Resources will host several development workshops for employees in September. September 5 – Communicating with Diplomacy and Tact September 13- Dealing with Change in Your Work and Life: How to Reduce, Prevent and Cope with Stress Coping with the stressors of change is an…


Faculty Lecture Series Opens with Talk on Birth, Death of Cells, Sept. 13

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will open its 2012–2013 Faculty Lecture Series with a talk aiming to answer an age-old question. Faculty Lecture Series “The Chicken or the Egg Paradox Revisited: The Birth and Death of Genes” Jose Lopez, Ph.D., associate professor at the college Thursday, Sept. 13…


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