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News and Upcoming Events

Record Crowd Attends Boomers & Beyond

A record number of people attended the 6th Annual Boomers & Beyond 2011 health and wellness fair on Apr. 3. More than 800 people participated in the event at NSU’s Health Professions Division, doubling last year’s attendance. This free event was held for those ages 40 and over. NSU offered…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor Speaks at Holocaust Survivor Luncheon

Gary Gershman, J.D., Ph.D., associate professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, spoke at the eighth Café Europa Luncheon and Expo sponsored by Jewish Family Services at the Signature Grand in Davie on Mar. 15. More than 800 Holocaust survivors and their family members attended the event, one…


Next Climate-Sustainability Lecture to Discuss Environmental Effects of African Dust, Apr. 19

The Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, presented by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, will continue with a discussion entitled, “African Dust Transport in Atlantic Trade Winds: The Link to Climate, Impact on the Environment, and Future Scenarios.” Presented by Joseph M. Prospero, Ph.D., professor emeritus…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Apr. 15

Jason J. Campbell, Ph.D.,  assistant professor of conflict resolution and philosophy in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution at NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Apr. 15. He will discuss, “Analyzing genocide in the 21st Century.” Campbell…


Presidential Investiture Ceremony Set for Apr. 21

The Investiture of NSU’s 6th President, George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., will take place on Thursday, April 21 in the Don Taft University Center Arena, followed by a reception for all attendees on the RecPlex courts. If you have not sent your RSVP, we encourage all NSU students, faculty and…


Renowned Neurologist V.S. Ramachandran Speaks to NSU Community

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences welcomed renowned neurologist Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, M.D., Ph.D., to NSU on Mar. 24 as part of the college’s Distinguished Speakers Series. Speaking to a crowd of more than 400 students, faculty, and guests, Ramachandran’s lecture on “The…


Mathematics Colloquium Series Talk to Discuss Neurological Stop-Signal Task, Apr. 13

The next talk in the Mathematics Colloquium Series, presented by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, will take place on Apr. 13, from 12 – 1 p.m. in the Mailman-Hollywood Building, room 310. The event will feature a presentation by Leanne Boucher, Ph.D.,…


Final Winter Faculty Lecture to Feature Discussion of Former German Foreign Minister, Apr. 19

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Lecture Series for the winter 2011 semester will conclude on Apr. 19 with a talk titled “Walther Rathenau’s Life and Death: A German Jewish Legacy.” Presented by Stephen Levitt, LL.M., associate professor in the college, the lecture will take place from 5…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Apr. 8

Edye E. Groseclose, Ph.D., professor of biochemistry at NSU’s College of Medical Sciences, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Apr. 8. She will talk about Meditation: It’s not what you think? Groseclose was born and raised in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia.  She attended the…


Shakespearean Music, Sonnets Meet for One Night Only in Renaissance and Juliet, Apr. 12

On Apr. 12, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts will present a Premier Series production titled Renaissance and Juliet: An Evening of Drama and Music. The event will take place at 7:30 p.m., in the Performance Theatre of the college’s Performing and Visual…


Faculty Presentation to Explore Fractional Calculus, Mar. 30

As part of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Mathematics Colloquium Series, Abdelkerim Bourouihiya, Ph.D., assistant professor in the college, will present a talk titled “Fractional Calculus.” The event will take place on Mar. 30 from 12 – 1 p.m., in the Mailman-Hollywood Building, room 310. Fractional calculus is…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Apr. 1

David S. Loshin, O.D., Ph.D., dean of NSU’s College of Optometry and Linda S. Rouse, O.D., COO of NSU’s The Eye Care Institute, will be the featured speakers at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Apr. 1. They will talk about NSU and the nonprofit, Kids In Distress, opening an optometry…


NSU to Hold Candlelight Vigil Thurs. March 31 in Response to Japan’s Earthquake

NSU, through its Office of International Affairs and the Nova International Student Association (NISA) and other student led organizations and faculty on campus, is working closely with the Consulate General of Japan in Miami to coordinate relief efforts. A candlelight vigil is being held this Thursday, March 31, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gold Circle Lake (behind the Alvin Sherman Library). Students, faculty and staff will share poems, songs and hear stories from NSU Japanese students who were affected by the earthquake. Monetary donations will be collected at the vigil and donated to the Relief Fund at the Japanese Consulate.


Get Your MBA on Main Campus, Evening Classes Now Enrolling

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship announces a new evening format starting in the April 2011 term. Two M.B.A. classes will be offered on the main campus on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. Now, you have the flexibility of taking classes that work…


Hot Topics in Psychology Series Closes Semester with Showcase of Student Research, Apr. 14

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies will conclude the Hot Topics in Psychology series for the winter 2011 semester with a presentation titled “The Influence of Psychological Stress on Health and Memory: Focus on Undergraduate Research.” Presented by Jaime Tartar, Ph.D., associate professor…


NSU Hosts AHA Broward County 5K Heart Walk

The American Heart Association recently hosted its Broward County Heart Walk on NSU’s main campus. Several thousand people walked the 5K as well as enjoying beautiful weather, refreshments and entertainment. Thanks to participants’ fundraising efforts, the NSU Heart Walk Teams recruited 126 walkers and raised $9,425 for the American Heart…


Meet the “King of Conscious Hip Hop,” Common, at NSU’s Life 101, Apr. 7

Grammy-award winning artist and actor Common, known as the “King of Conscious Hip Hop,” is coming to NSU as a part of the “Life 101 … Personally Speaking” series. Get to know the accomplished virtuoso on a personal level on Thursday, April 7 from 6 to 7 p.m. in NSU’s Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center.


Celebrate NSU’s Best & Brightest at 12th Annual STUEYS Awards, Apr. 12

Get ready to walk the “shark blue” carpet, as NSU’s finest prepare for the glitz and glamour of the 12th Annual Student Life Achievement Awards – affectionately known as the “STUEYS.” Be there on Tuesday, Apr. 12 at 6 p.m., to recognize NSU’s best of the best in scholarship, leadership,…


Huizenga Business School Announces New Corporate Partnership with GEO Group

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship is pleased to announce its new corporate partnership with The GEO Group Inc., a global company headquartered in Boca Raton that provides protection and detention services. Through this corporate educational partnership, employees from The GEO Group will receive a special discounted…


Hudson Center’s Summer Camp Awards Three Scholarships

The Huizenga Business School’s International Institute for Franchise Education recently held a ceremony to award three scholarships for their Entrepreneurship Summer Camp and Personal Enrichment (E.S.C.A.P.E.) Program.  E.S.C.A.P.E. is designed to give high school students with a passion for business an understanding of and appreciation for the process of starting…


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