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NSU’s Provost Named to Digital Fellows Program

NSU’s Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs Ralph Rogers, Jr., Ph.D. was selected by the Association of Chief Academic Officers (ACAO) as one of 32 provosts and chief academic officers to participate in the ACAO Digital Fellows Program. Supported by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates…


NSU Partners with Ice Cream Shop to Create Fun Entrepreneurial Program for High Schoolers

There’s nothing better than enjoying ice cream on a hot South Florida summer day. Now NSU is giving a group of local high school students the opportunity to make their own. The Department of Writing and Communication at the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is offering a…


Nova Southeastern University hosts STEM Summer Camp

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) hosted students from Dillard High School’s Emerging Computer Technology magnet program for a summer program, designed to inspire them to explore careers in engineering and technology. Sessions covered topics such as Biomedical Engineering, Database Management, Cybersecurity, Application Development, Data Science, and Computer Graphics. Additionally, NSU supported…


Halmos College Hosts 4th Annual OSTEM Summer Camp

This past June, the Halmos College welcomed 20 students from South Broward High School’s Ocean STEM summer camp to the Oceanographic Campus. The students worked with Halmos faculty and graduate students on growing corals, mapping invasive species, and working with sea turtles. In addition to their time at the Oceanographic…


Halmos Students, Faculty, and Staff Participate in 4th Annual Marine Industries Day

On June 17, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography participated in the 4th annual Marine Industries Day at Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale. The college had three booths at the event: Educational Outreach, the Kid’s Zone Marine Science, and the Broward County Sea Turtle conservation program. Marine Industry Day…


NSU’s Terry Mularkey Recertified as a Certified Fund Raising Executive

NSU’s Executive Director of Development Terry J. Mularkey has been recertified as a Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE). He joins more than 5,500 professionals around the world who hold the CFRE designation. Individuals granted the CFRE credential have met a series of standards set by CFRE International which include tenure…


Dana Mills, Ph.D., Associate Dean at FCE featured on PBS Public Affairs show Your South Florida

Dana Mills, Ph.D., Associate Dean at FCE was interviewed on the PBS public affairs show “Your South Florida” this past weekend. The segment included a breakdown of the recently passed education budget bill, HB 7069. The focus of the discussion revolved around the bill’s controversial provision that allows for state…


Road Closure on Fort Lauderdale/Davie Campus

The road between Don Taft University Center and Founders Hall on the Fort Lauderdale/Davie campus is closed for construction. This portion of the road will re-open for pedestrian traffic on Friday, August 18. During the construction, one crossing area will be maintained for students from Founders Hall, Farquhar Hall and…


The South Florida Business Journal’s 2017 40 Under 40 Honorees

Last Week, Nova Southeastern University’s Research Scientist Derek Burkholder, Ph.D., was selected by the South Florida Business Journal, as one of the 2017 class of 40 under 40 honorees. The 40 Under 40 Award recognizes young professionals in South Florida for outstanding success and contributions to their community. They were…


Fischler College of Education Celebrates its Professors Emeriti

Congratulations to retired Fischler College of Education faculty members Susan L. Davis, Ed.D., Kenneth Dose, Ed.D., Ramon Ferreiro, Ph.D., Audrey H. Henry, Ed.D., Mary T. Kolesinski, Ed.D., James L. McCan, Ph.D. and Charles A. Schlosser, Ph.D., who were all awarded Professor Emeritus by President Hanbury and the Board of Trustees….


NSU hosts “Interdisciplinary Data Structure for Collaborative Research in Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems (SHBE) Workshop

Yong Tao, Ph.D., Dean and Professor, College of Engineering and Computing at Nova Southeastern University hosted the Interdisciplinary Data Structure for Collaborative Research in Sustainable Human-Building Ecosystems (SHBE) Workshop on June 5-6 at NSU Art Museum with support from Bonnie Clearwater, Director and Chief Curator of NSU Art Museum. The…


NSU Continues to Oversee National Coral Reef Management Fellowship Program

It is incontrovertible – the world’s coral reefs are under attack. The evidence is clear that there are several “stressors” – increasing ocean temperatures, pollution and disease, not to mention the occasional oil spill or ship grounding – that play a role in the declining health of our reefs. Protecting…


David Lawrence Jr. Speaks at NSU Commencement

Renowned thought leader, children’s advocate, and former publisher of the Miami Herald, David Lawrence Jr., was the guest speaker at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education commencement ceremony on Friday, June 16. He discuss the “Seven Guidelines for a Good and Meaningful Life.” NSU leadership will…


NSU’s Severe Weather Tabletop Exercise

NSU’s Public Safety Department recently conducted a Tabletop exercise in the Carl DeSantis building with more than 75 people from the university in attendance. The two-hour exercise tested attendees on recovery efforts after a severe weather. Teams were provided assignments that related to the recovery action that would be required…


CAHSS Faculty Premiers “Shade” at the Gleason Room in Miami Beach

Augusto Soledade, M.F.A., associate professor in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), premiered his latest full length work, “Shade,” on May 24 and 25, 2017 in the Gleason Room, Miami Beach. “Shade” was created for six dancers and delves into identity, identification, and the question, “What are…


Halmos Undergraduates Help Broward County Legally Blind Adults

On May 4, 2017, Halmos Associate Professor Mark Jaffe, D.P.M and three undergraduate biology students travelled to The Learning Center for Vision Impaired Seniors Broward County Florida, to present helpful health summer health updates to their patrons. Supervised by Jaffe, B.S. biology students Alexa Israeli, Mithun Mathew, and Kaleigh Neidig…


Colleagues Remember Jacki Browne, Ph.D.

CAHSS Professor Jackie Browne, Ph.D., died in March 2017 following a long battle with cancer, but she left a lasting impact on everyone of her colleagues. Browne was hired in 2003 by Professor Kimberly Durham, Psy.D., to work in what was then the Fischler School of Education and Human Services….


College of Psychology Faculty, Staff get Pie in the Face

About 70 participants lined up outside the Maxwell Maltz Building to stick it to students, staff, faculty – even the dean. The item in question they were sticking: Pies. It was all part of the College of Psychology’s Pie in the Face Challenge with the Abraham S. Fischler College of…


Olympia Duhart, former SALT Co-President, named Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Professor Olympia Duhart, the NSU Shepard Broad College of Law Director of Legal Research and Writing has been named the Associate Dean for Faculty and Student Development for the College of Law. Professor Duhart joined the College of Law faculty in 2005. She has served as…


Maintenance to Impact NSU’s Telephone System on All Florida Campuses

Nova Southeastern University will be performing maintenance on its internal telephone system, which will interrupt our ability to use the system for a short period of time. Here’s what you need to know: Maintenance is scheduled to be performed from 2:00-4:00 a.m. on Sunday, June 4. This time was selected…


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