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News and Upcoming Events

HR to offer “Negotiation Skills & Strategies” Workshop, Jan. 30-31

The old adage, “You do not always get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate” is a truism as it touts negotiation skills as an asset. “Negotiation Skills and Strategies,” a seminar sponsored by NSU’s Office of Human Resources and facilitated by Neil Katz, Ph.D., professor in the University’s…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Jan. 20

Jeff Kibler, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Psychological Studies, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Jan. 20. He will discuss post-traumatic stress and women’s health. Kibler is the director of the NSU Biofeedback and Health Psychology Center. He has co-authored…


Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus is Next Distinguished Speaker, Feb. 9

Just how reliable is the human memory? That’s a question noted psychologist Elizabeth Loftus, Ph.D., has studied for the past 30 years. On Thursday, Feb. 9, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome Loftus to NSU as part of its Distinguished Speakers Series. Loftus will present a talk…


Next Faculty Lecture to Argue Why Progressives Need Realist Theory of Truth, Jan. 19

The Winter 2012 Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Lecture Series will open with a talk by Darren Hibbs, Ph.D., assistant professor in the College, on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2012. Hibbs will discuss “Why Progressives Need a (Minimally) Realist Theory of Truth,” from noon to 1:00 p.m., in the…


Put Your Best Foot Forward—Audition for Dance Concert, Jan. 21

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts will host open auditions on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2012 for its upcoming Dance Concert production. Auditions for the Premier Series event will take place from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the Performance Theatre of the College’s Performing…


NSU’s Health Professions Division to Host the Next AcademicFest, Feb. 10

Don’t miss the opportunity to attend the next edition of AcademicFest hosted by NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) on Friday, Feb. 10. Join us for lunch and learn more about HPD’s College of Nursing, College of Health Care Sciences, College of Dental Medicine, College of Medical Sciences, College of Optometry,…


Robert J. Pietrykowski, M.A., J.D., Appointed NSU’s Vice President of Human Resources

Robert J. (Bob) Pietrykowski, M.A., J.D., has been appointed vice president of Human Resources at NSU.  The announcement was made recently by NSU President and Chief Executive Officer George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. “We are delighted to welcome someone with Mr. Pietrykowski’s broad skills in human resource management and employee…


Oceanograhic Center to host Mentorship Summit, Jan. 20

January is “Mentor Awareness Month” and NSU’s Oceanographic Center will be hosting its first Mentorship Summit on Jan. 20 from 5-8:00 p.m. The summit will provide the opportunity to raise thought-provoking inquiry on the importance of mentoring in the scientific community. The graduate peer mentorship program’s purposeful and goal oriented…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Jan. 13

Kevin A. Clauson, Pharm.D., associate professor at NSU’s College of Pharmacy and adjunct associate professor at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Biomedical Informatics, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Jan., 13. He will discuss launching NSU’s Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research. Clauson serves as…


Get EXPOsed at Huizenga Business School Expo, Feb. 4

Expose yourself to the exciting world of business at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Expo on Saturday, Feb. 4 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. on NSU’s main campus in Davie. With dynamic undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, a degree from the Huizenga Business School will…


Faculty Symposia scheduled for Feb

Mark your calendar for the next Faculty Symposia on Feb. 2 when the topic of discussion will be: “Experimental Medical Treatment: Medical, Legal and Ethical Issues.” Speakers will be faculty member Kathy Cerminara, J.D., Shepard Broad Law Center and Morton A. Diamond, M.D., medical director of NSU’s Physician Assistant program…


Attend Men’s Basketball games and win a chance to shoot for a Chevy, Feb. 25

Five fans will be randomly selected to shoot a foul shot at each men’s basketball game during the 2011-12 season. Those who make the shot will be entered into a drawing to attempt a half court shot for the chance to win a Chevy Cruze at the men’s game against…


Get a Healthy Start to Your New Year

The new year is a perfect time to reassess your health needs. Check out NSU’s Physicians’ Practice by visiting www.nova.edu/healthcare/medical/physicians_practice/index.html.


Countdown to a Tobacco-Free Campus!

Our campus will be tobacco-free beginning July 1, 2012. NSU offers free tobacco cessation programs – visit www.nova.edu/wellness/tobacco_cessation.html for more information about quitting or visit www.nova.edu/tobacco-free to learn more about this new Healthy Sharks initiative.


3rd Annual TQR Conference scheduled for Jan. 13-14

The Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the TQR 3rd Annual Conference, which will be held Jan. 13 and 14, 2012 on NSU’s main campus.  This annual conference is affiliated with The Qualitative Report, an online journal housed in…


Brown Bag Grant Workshops continue in January

The 2012 Brown Bag Grant Workshops continue on Jan. 25 with “The NSU Grant Process.” See the entire list of topics for 2012 by clicking on the active link above. The workshop runs noon – 1:00 p.m., in Room 2053, Alvin Sherman Library. Bring your lunch, dessert is provided. Hosted…


Medical School Launches Facebook Page

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine recently launched its official Facebook page, which can be accessed at https://www.facebook.com/novaosteopathic/. This social media tool is meant to serve as an engaging and interactive forum related to all college news, programs, and events. Although Scott Colton, APR, director of medical communications, serves…


Shark Dining Specials

Please come to the Food Court in the Don Taft UC now through Friday, Dec. 16 for these Shark Dining specials: $2.99 Grand Slams at Denny’s Denny’s Hours of Operation for 12/12 -12/16 are 9 am – 7 pm All Footlongs for $5 at Subway Subway Hours of Operation for…


Faculty Symposia scheduled for Jan. 5

The next symposium, scheduled for Jan. 5, 2012, will discuss,  “Have We Betrayed Our Children? Sexual Abuse of Children: Duty to Report and Psychological Ramifications of Abuse.” The speakers will be Center for Psychological Studies faculty member Jan Faust, Ph.D.,  and Shepard Broad Law Center faculty member Michael J. Dale,…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Dec. 16

Michael Richmond, J.D., a professor of law at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Dec. 16. He will discuss: “Textbook Pricing:  How Can We Help Our Students Afford Education, and What Problems Does Pricing Pose for the Subjects…


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