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News and Upcoming Events

Join us for a Faculty Shark Club Tradition – Prime Rib Dinner, Mar. 21

The Faculty Shark Club will host an Open House Day on Wednesday, Mar. 21. Membership requirements will be waived so that all NSU faculty and staff may come to see the club and try out our delicious menu with new items for lunch and dinner. The evening’s special features our…


Intern with Citi Latin America, Deadline to apply

Internship opportunities with Citi Latin America are now available. Apply by Friday, Mar. 23 at www.nova.edu/careershark (Job ID 6978) for an opportunity to gain valuable experience with a leading financial institution that operates in Latin America.  For more information, contact the NSU Office of Career Development at career@nova.edu.


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon

Katariina Rosenblatt, L.L.M., a doctoral student in the Conflict Analysis and Resolution Program at Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences and human trafficking survivor, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Mar. 16. Her presentation is titled: Human Trafficking is Closer to…


OHR to host Free Development Workshops for NSU Employees

Nova Southeastern University’s Office of Human Resources will host three free dynamic development workshops for employees at the end of March. The first workshop, Behavioral Style Interviewing, will be offered on the main campus Wednesday, Mar. 21.  This workshop will teach participants how to structure an interview to elicit the…


Upcoming Mathematics Colloquium Talk Discusses Using Math to Research Viruses

The next talk in the Mathematics Colloquium Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, will feature a presentation by a graduate student from the University of Florida. “Mathematical Modeling of Within-Host Virus Dynamics Under Periodic Combination Drug Therapy” Presented by Cameron…


Computer Sciences School Hosts Online Open House Chat

Nova Southeastern University’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences will host an online open house chat on Mar. 14 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Prospective students who are interested in learning more about the school’s master’s and doctoral programs are encouraged to log on anytime during the chat…


“I give because NSU has given me so much,” Faculty and Staff Campaign 2012

As fellow employees, you are crucial to Nova Southeastern University’s mission to engage students. NSU emphasizes community support as one of our core values and now you have the opportunity to give back in a life-changing way. Because of proud employees like you, NSU continues to grow.   “I Give…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon

Jenny Chang, Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University alumna and certified county court mediator in Florida, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Mar. 9. Her presentation is titled: The Role of Trust in Building Enduring Relationships. Chang, who is originally from Taiwan, received her doctoral degree in…


Last event celebrating Brain Awareness Week, “I Lobe the Brain,” Mar. 24

In celebration of international Brain Awareness Week,  Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host its final event on Saturday, Mar. 24 entitled, “I Lobe the Brain.” This event, which is free and open to the public, is suitable for children ages 3 and up, and will feature hands-on activities,…


Brown Bag Grant Workshop

The 2012 Brown Bag Grant Workshop Series for NSU faculty and staff members continues on Wednesday, Mar. 7, with Grant Budgets. The workshop runs from noon – 1:15 p.m., in the Alvin Sherman Library, room 2053, and can also be viewed on Blackboard. Space is limited; RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. The…


Students to Discuss Effects of Stress, Risk-Prone/Adverse Personalities in Next Psychology Series Talk

The next talk in the Psychology Graduate Research Series, co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will include presentations from two students in the college’s M.S. in Experimental Psychology program, Rima Alomari and Isabelle Barbu. Thursday, Mar. 15 Noon–1:00 p.m. Parker…


Mathematics Colloquium Talk to Discuss Malaria Immunities, Feb. 29

The next Mathematics Colloquium Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, will feature a guest lecture by Shigui Ruan, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Miami. “Periodicity and Synchronization in Malaria Infection with Immune Response”…


Center for Autism & NSU’s Family Therapy Program Partner to Host Workshop for Parents of Children with Autism, Mar. 5

NSU’s Family Therapy program, along with the UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD), will host a workshop for couples titled “Maintaining Your Relationship: Couples Parenting Children Living with Autism” on Monday, March 5. The free workshop will last from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the CARD offices,…


SHSS Alum to Discuss Challenges Facing Darfur, Mar. 8

Abubakr Elnoor, Ph.D., a graduate of the Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences, will be the invited speaker of APCN, an association dedicated to advancing peace in Africa through knowledge generation and dissemination. Elnoor’s presentation is entitled: “Darfur Update: Current Conditions and Post-conflict Development.” The presentation will be held…


Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus Speaks to NSU About the Importance of Memory

As part of its Distinguished Speakers Series, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomed psychologist Elizabeth Loftus, Ph.D., to NSU on Feb. 9. Loftus presented a talk titled “Memory Under the Influence,” discussing the malleability of human memory. More than 350 students, faculty, staff members, and guests attended the…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Mar. 2

Jeff Thompson, Ph.D., professor and director of the Biosciences Research Center at NSU’s College of Dental Medicine, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Mar. 2. His presentation is titled: “Zirconia: It’s not just a cheap substitute for a diamond engagement ring!” Thompson joined NSU’s dental…


SHSS’ African Peace and Conflict Network to Host Film Screenings

The Africa Peace and Conflict Network (APCN) housed in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), will host two film screenings and a presentation by Abubakr Elnoor, Ph.D. The first film in the two-part film screening series, “War Dance,” will be held on Tuesday, Mar. 6. This film…


Get ready for University School of NSU AcademicFest, Mar. 9

Join your colleagues at University School’s AcademicFest on Friday, Mar. 9 where you can view interesting presentations, meet and mingle with NSU colleagues, increase your knowledge about NSU and enjoy a complimentary lunch. Visit each of four areas (called “Acts”) and you become eligible for fantastic raffle prizes including: One…


Brown Bag Grant Workshop, Feb. 29

The 2012 Brown Bag Grant Workshop Series for NSU faculty and staff members continues on Wednesday, Feb. 29, with Proposal Writing (Part 2). The workshop runs from noon – 1:15 p.m., in the Alvin Sherman Library, room 2053, and can also be viewed on Blackboard. Space is limited; RSVP at…


Benjamin Franklin and Medical Electricity

Presentation entitled, “Benjamin Franklin and Medical Electricity,” facilitated by Stanley Finger, Ph.D., professor emeritus at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, will be given on Mar. 6 at Noon. Lunch provided. See flyer for details.


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