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News and Upcoming Events

How Do We Decipher DNA? Find Out at the Next Mathematics Colloquium Series Talk, Feb. 16

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology will open the Mathematics Colloquium Series for the winter 2011 semester with a talk titled “DNA Microarrays: Getting Meaning Out of a Huge Amount of Data.” Presented by Grady Campbell, Ph.D., assistant professor of biochemistry in NSU’s…


Faculty Panel Discussion, “Equal Justice, Civil Rights & the Law,” Feb. 21

It’s time to put the HISTORY back in Black History Month as Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences faculty members Tim Dixon, J.D., Gary Gershman, J.D., Ph.D., and Charles Zelden, Ph.D., discuss civil rights legislation and litigation in the turbelent 1960’s. See flyer for details…


“Body & Movement” Demonstration, presented by Corpo e Movimento Capoeira Academy, Feb. 17

On February 17 at noon, Mestre Pele, a native of Brazil and director of Capoiera Academy in Wilton Manors, will demonstrate Capoiera, which encompasses Afro-Brazilian martial art, fight and dance. Location: Flight Deck, Taft University Center. Sponsored by the College of Allied Health & Nursing. Contact: Kenny McCallum, 954-262-1289 or…


Discussion- Black Love: Exploring Historical and Contemporary Issues in African American Romance, Feb. 14

This topic is so explosive, we need two discussions! Times: Noon – 2 p.m. & 7-9:00 p.m. On Valentine’s Day NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences continues its Strengths of the Black Family series with a discussion of “Black Love: Exploring historical and contemporary issues in African American…


Give me a little R-E-S-P-E-C-T, Feb. 17

Join the Graduate Student Groups of the Center for Psychological Studies on Feb. 17 at 6:00 p.m., as they demonstrate how to promote the principles of tolerance, acceptance, and respect for all using the Fairness for All Individuals through Respect (FAIR) curriculum. The FAIR mission is help youth recognize and to…


Celebrating Black History Month with Master Classes, Performances, Feb. 15

Each February, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences commemorates Black History Month, celebrating the contributions of African Americans in United States history. The college invites the NSU community to participate in thought-provoking and inspiring events that will explore the people, literature, music, and experiences of black history in the…


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

Raymond Ownby, M.B.A., M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine; and Amarilis Acevedo, Ph.D., a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist who joined the faculty of NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies in 2009 as a visiting professor; will be the featured speakers…


SHSS to Host Workshop Featuring Salvadore Minuchin, M.D., Feb. 25

The Brief Therapy Institute (BTI), a part of the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) will host a workshop featuring Salvadore Minuchin, M.D., on Feb. 25 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. in the Maltz Building. The workshop is entitled “The…


Best-Selling Author Shares Strategies for Success with M.A. in Writing Students

On Jan. 20, investigative author Edwin Black spent some time with seven students from the M.A. in Writing program at the Farquhar Colleges of Arts and Sciences to discuss writing and to workshop the students’ story ideas. Black, a best-selling author with more than 1 million copies of his books…


Huizenga School’s Assistant Dean Celebrates Milestones

Friends and colleagues of Joseph Pineda, Assistant Dean of External Affairs for the Huizenga Business School, gathered on Jan. 27 to celebrate Pineda’s 75th birthday and the commencement of his 14th year of service at NSU. Pineda has been serving the Huizenga Business School and NSU throughout the years with…


Children from Low-income Families Receive Dental Services from NSU

Up to 150 low-income children recently received dental services from NSU’s College of Dental Medicine. Known as “Give Kids a Smile” day, the event provided services such as X-rays, exams, cleaning, prophylaxis, fluoride treatment, sealants and restorations to low-income children between the ages of 2 and 18, who were referred to…


Hot Topics in Psychology Talk Hones in on Solution-Focused Therapy, Feb. 17

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and the Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) at NSU will continue the Hot Topics in Psychology series with a talk titled “Hope and Expectancy in Solution-Focused Therapy.” The lecture will take place on Feb. 17, from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m., in the…


Florida Panthers Executive Speaks to Business Students

On Jan. 26, the Huizenga Business School’s Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) hosted a Power Lunch featuring one of South Florida’s leaders in the sports entertainment industry, Matthew Rickoff, the Senior Director of Business Development for the Florida Panthers Hockey Club and Bank Atlantic Center. Rickoff gave students an overview of…


Business School Hosts Robert Hacker, CFO of One Laptop Per Child

The Huizenga Business School’s Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) hosted its first Power Lunch event of 2011 on Jan. 19, which featured Robert Hacker, CFO of One Laptop Per Child. Hacker discussed the economics behind a successful non-profit, the founders of the organization, and current operations. He also spoke about…


Fischler School Hosts Health Fair

The Employee Support Services department of NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services recently coordinated and sponsored the 2011 Health Fair in the school’s North Miami Beach Ballroom. During the Jan. 27 event, vendors from across the health professions spectrum were on hand to help faculty and staff learn…


Undergraduate Admissions to Host Campus Visit Day on President’s Day

No school on President’s Day? Take advantage of your day off and come visit NSU campus! The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will be hosting Campus Visit Day on President’s Day, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. A campus visit is your opportunity to experience NSU first-hand. Prospective undergraduate…


Exploring the Science of Religion, Feb. 15

In connection with evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins’ visit to NSU, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences will host a faculty panel titled “A Tempest in Russell’s Teapot? Science, Religion, and Atheism.” The event will take place on Feb. 15 from 12 – 1…


Faculty Artwork on Display at NSU Through Mar. 17

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts opened the Exhibition Series for the winter 2011 semester with One: Third Annual Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition. The work is now on display through Mar. 17 in Gallery 217 of the college’s Performing and Visual Arts Wing…


Power Lunch with Presentation: “Reinventing a Traditional National Organization at the Local Level,” Feb. 3

The Graduate Business Student Association at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship will host a power lunch at 1:15 p.m., on Feb. 3 featuring guest speaker Germaine Smith-Baugh, Ph.D., President & CEO, Urban League of Broward County. Location: Carl DeSantis Building, room 1048/1049, NSU main campus. For…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Feb. 4

Larry A. Calderon, Ed.D., NSU vice president of community and governmental relations, will be the facilitator of an open topic discussion at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Feb. 4. This will be an opportunity for the NSU family to share and exchange ideas, thoughts, and insights. An expert in…


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