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News and Upcoming Events

NSU Boomers & Beyond 2011

The 6th annual Boomers & Beyond 2010 health and wellness expo will be held on Apr. 3 between 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at NSU’s Health Professions Division. This year’s theme is “A Healthier YOU starts today!” This free event is for those ages 40 and over. NSU will offer…


Fourth Annual Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Symposium, Apr. 4

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host the fourth annual Faculty Symposium at NSU on Apr. 4. The event features oral presentations and poster displays showcasing research conducted by the college’s faculty members. The symposium will take place from 1 – 5 p.m. in the Performance Theatre of…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Mar. 25

Charlene Desir, Ed.D, a professor at NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, and Pamela D. Hall, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Barry University, will be the featured speakers at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Mar. 25. They will talk about using the arts as a tool to…


There’s still time to quit! NSU offers 6-Week Free Tobacco Cessation Program begins, May 16

There is still time to quit smoking before NSU’s Tobacco-Free initiative goes into effect on July 1. The NSU Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program and the Healthy Lifestyles Guided Self-Change Program offer group and individual programs designed to motivate and help smokers prepare to quit, select a quit date,…


Fischler School Honors Outstanding Educational Leaders & Students at 7th Annual Carrie P. Meek Awards

The Black Heritage Council of NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services recently celebrated Black History Month with the Seventh Annual Carrie P. Meek Outstanding Education Leadership Achievement Award Ceremony. The Feb. 24 event was a salute to exemplary community members who continuously and positively impact the lives of…


Celebrate Student Creativity at the Digressions Launch, Apr. 6

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences invites the NSU community to celebrate the launch of the 2011 issue of Digressions, the student-run literary magazine produced by the college’s Division of Humanities. The event will take place on Apr. 6 from 4 – 6:00 p.m. in the Alvin Sherman Library,…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Mar. 18

Richard E. Dodge, Ph.D., dean of  NSU’s Oceanographic Center and executive director of NSU’s National Coral Reef Institute, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on March 18. He will talk about the Oceanographic Center. Dodge received a B.A. degree from University of Maine in 1969 and…


HR Hosts New Free Project Management Workshop for NSU Employees, Mar. 30-31

NSU’s Office of Human Resources will host “Project Management Boot Camp” on Mar. 30 and 31. Project Management is an in-demand skill set and one of the fastest growing professional disciplines in North America. This project management training session “Project Management Boot Camp” is an accelerated two half day session…


Computer Sciences School Hosts Online Open House Chat – Mar. 16 & 17

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences will host an online open house chat on Mar. 16 from 5 – 6 p.m. and on Mar. 17 from 12 – 1 p.m. Prospective students who are interested in learning more about the school’s master’s and doctoral programs are encouraged to…


Second Woman to Be Inducted Into NSU’s Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, Apr. 13

The Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship will induct three business leaders into its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame on Wednesday, Apr. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Signature Grand in Davie. The inductees are John H. “Papa John” Schnatter; Beverly Raphael, who is the Hall of Fame’s second woman to…


Faculty Shark Club Open House on St. Patrick’s Day, Mar. 17

The Faculty Shark Club will be hosting an Open House Day on St. Patrick’s Day – Thursday, Mar. 17. Membership requirements will be waived so that all NSU faculty, staff and professionals may come to see the club and try out our delicious menu for lunch or dinner. The evening’s…


“Virtual” Property Rights, “Real” Lawsuits, and a “Free” Pair of Diamond Eyelashes

More than 100 law students, faculty and staff, and others interested in the burgeoning world of virtual law came to the University Center’s Performance Theater on Feb. 28 to hear Facebook attorney Benjamin Duranske, J.D., detail the myriad aspects of Internet law. Duranske, who attended NSU’s Law Center for a year…


Dance Concert Features Faculty Choreography, Original Works, Mar. 25-27

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts will present the 2011 Dance Concert at NSU Mar. 25–27. Part of the college’s Premier Series, the production features the NSU dance ensemble performing original choreography by faculty members and guest artists. The event will take place…


Student Research on Display at Annual Undergraduate Student Symposium, Apr. 8

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host the 2011 Undergraduate Student Symposium at NSU on Apr. 8 from 1 – 5 p.m. The symposium showcases the outstanding scholarship of NSU’s undergraduate students from all disciplines, featuring projects and performances through oral presentations, paper submissions, and poster displays. Projects…


Faculty Lecture to Discuss Identity in the Digital Era, Mar. 31

As part of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Lecture Series, Jason Piccone, Ph.D., assistant professor in the college, will present “Edward Sampson’s Celebrating the Other in the Era of Technology-Bound Identity.” This talk will take place on Mar. 31 from 12 – 1 p.m. in the Parker…


College of Dental Medicine offers Free Oral Cancer Screenings, Apr. 20-22

In honor of Oral Cancer Awareness Month, NSU’s College of Dental Medicine will be offering free oral cancer screenings daily Apr. 18 – 22 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The free screenings will be held at the North Miami Beach Clinic (1750 NE 167th Street, North Miami Beach) under…


Groundbreaking for America’s Largest Coral Reef Research Center, Mar. 9

NSU’s Oceanographic Center will have a groundbreaking ceremony to launch the construction of America’s largest coral reef research center on Mar. 9. Known as the Center of Excellence for Coral Reef Ecosystems Science Research Facility, the 86,000-square-foot building will cost $30 million. NSU is using a $15-million federal stimulus grant…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Mar. 11

Ron Chenail, Ph.D., vice president for Institutional Effectiveness, professor of family therapy, and director of the graduate certificate in Qualitative Research Program at NSU, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Mar. 11. He will talk about “Institutional Effectiveness – What is it and why is…


NSU’s Celebration of Black History Month Educates, Informs, Entertains

NSU has honored Black History Month in February 2011 through a variety of activities, including engaging art exhibitions, performances, dynamic speakers, and compelling educational workshops and discussions for all ages. Highlights of the month-long celebration included the grand opening of a new photo exhibit documenting Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes Renowned Neurologist, Mar. 24

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences will welcome renowned neurologist Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, M.D., Ph.D., to NSU as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. Ramachandran will present a talk titled “The Neurology of Human Nature” on Mar. 24 at 7 p.m. in the…


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