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News and Upcoming Events

Learn about DAIS at AcademicFest, Oct. 29

Don’t miss the first in a series of AcademicFests designed to boost your NSU pride, and give you insider’s knowledge that will increase your “NSU IQ.” NSU faculty and staff are invited to enjoy a complimentary lunch, and learn more about NSU’s newest division – the Division of Applied Interdisciplinary…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Oct. 29

Marcela Sandigo, M.B.A., NSU associate director of Campus Recreation; and Ken Ma, M.B.A., NSU associate director of Public Affairs, will be the featured speakers at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Oct. 29. They will discuss the  NSU’s wellness magazine, Wellness Made Simple, which was recently published. Sandigo and Ma are…


Survivor Jordan Burnham gives “A Lesson on Living”

More than 100 people attended, “A Lesson on Living,” an event to increase suicide awareness and prevention. It was hosted by NSU’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention and sponsored by a local non-profit, The Ganley Foundation.  Jordan Burnham, a suicide attempt survivor and speaker from Active Minds, was the featured…


Institute for Child Health Policy Hosts Pediatric Emergency Care Seminar

NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy, under the leadership of director Deborah A. Mulligan, M.D., recently hosted the 3rd Annual Pediatric Emergency Care Seminar. The event, presented by Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Emergency Department, was held on Oct. 19 and 20 at the Health Professions Division. The seminar was designed to…


OIT hosts Annual Technology Fair

The Office of Information Technologies and Digital Media (OIT) held the 12th Annual Technology Fair on Oct 15. The theme for the event was “Go Green with Technology.”  More than 400 faculty and staff attended the event at the Don Taft University Center.  The Fair featured exhibits from NSU employees…


Examining the Mind-Brain Identity Theory, Oct. 21

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will continue its 2010–2011 Faculty Lecture Series with a talk by David McNaron, Ph.D., professor, titled, “The Mind-Brain Identity Theory.” The presentation will take place on Oct. 21 from 12 – 1 p.m., in the Parker Building, room 240. Philosophers have long asked…


Campus-Wide Open House, Oct. 22 & 23

NSU’s fall Campus-Wide Open House will be held Friday, Oct. 2, 3:00 – 7:00 pm and Saturday, Oct. 23, 9:00 am – 2:00 pm in the Don Taft University Center.  NSU faculty members, financial aid advisors, admissions counselors, and students will be on hand to answer all your questions. Those…


Learn How to Achieve Flexible Behavior during Hot Topics in Psychology, Oct. 21

Leanne Boucher, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will continue the Hot Topics in Psychology lecture series with, “Just Stop It! How Flexible Behavior Is Achieved.” The lecture, which is sponsored by the college and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies, will take place on Oct. 21…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Oct. 22

Jose Lopez, M.S., Ph.D., associate professor at the NSU Oceanographic Center (OC), will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Oct. 22. He will discuss the absorbing world of marine sponges. As an associate professor at the OC, multiple threads connect Lopez’s current research, which encompasses diverse projects on…


Life 101 with Actress Gabrielle Union, Oct. 26

The Division of Student Affairs will host Life 101…Personally Speaking with actress Gabrielle Union on Oct. 26, 6 p.m. in the Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center. Tickets are free to NSU students, faculty and staff. See flyer for details… Life 101 with Gabrielle Union


Undergraduate Honors Students Recognized at Banquet

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences recently held its fall 2010 Honors Banquet recognizing students in NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program for their academic achievements and excellence. To begin the ceremony, Don Rosenblum, Ph.D., dean of the college, and Ray Ferrero, Jr., J.D., chancellor of NSU, welcomed new and returning…


FBI Special Agent Speaks at Huizenga Business School

Special Agent in Charge, John. V. Gillies of the Federal Bureau of  Investigation (FBI), Miami Division, recently spoke as a Distinguished Lecture Series speaker at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and  Entrepreneurship. More than 130 guests attended the lecture in the Huizenga Sales Institute’s Executive Conference Center. His lecture on, “Corruption, Ethics and its…


International Institute for Franchise Education Hosts Brazilian Delegation

The International Institute for Franchise Education (IIFE) recently hosted 13 executives from Brazil for an introductory visit to the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship. Dennis Dannacher, Executive Director of Enrollment Services in the Huizenga Business School, showed a video about NSU and answered questions about the degree programs. Cheryl R….


Medical School Coordinates Second Annual Research Poster Competition

  Simultaneous to NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (NSU-COM) Residency Fair, which was held on Oct. 8, NSU-COM’s Consortium for Excellence in Medical Education (CEME) held its Second Annual Intern/Resident Scientific Research Poster Competition. Numerous individuals from the various CEME affiliates located throughout Florida and the southeastern United States submitted…


SHSS Hosts 23rd Residential Institute, Oct. 1-5

The Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) and the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) programs in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) recently hosted the 23rd Residential Institute (RI) on NSU’s main campus. During RI, students engaged in distance learning come to campus to attend classes…


Invisible Children’s Face to Face Tour Comes to NSU to Raise Awareness of Plight of Child Soldiers in Uganda

The Invisible Children Face to Face Tour recently came to NSU to help raise awareness about children who are abducted and forced to fight as soldiers in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), a rebel group currently terrorizing central east Africa. The group, which is a media-based non-profit dedicated to ending…


Sprint Introduces Service Plans for NSU Employees

NSU has partnered with Sprint to offer monthly discounts on wireless service plans, accessories, and devices to the faculty and staff of NSU.  This offer is for both new and current Sprint account holders. Choose from plans such as Any Mobile Anytime which includes unlimited minutes to or from any cell…


Faculty Panel to Examine Environmental and Ecological Impacts of Hurricane Katrina

In connection with filmmaker Spike Lee’s visit to NSU, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology will host a faculty panel discussion titled, “After the Flood,” on Oct. 27. The event will take place from 5 – 6 p.m. in the Mailman-Hollywood Building, second-floor…


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

Rita Silverman, M.P.S., administrative director of the Office of Clinical Research (OCR), which is a branch of NSU’s Office of Research Technology & Transfer, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Oct. 15. She will discuss the services provided by the Office of Clinical Research to NSU…


Human Resources to Host Two Free Development Workshops for NSU Employees beginning Oct. 19

The Office of Human Resources will host two free development workshops for employees which will be held in the University Park Plaza North Building, room 108. The first workshop, “Managing Change,” facilitated by Robert Preziosi, M.Ed., D.P.A. , will be offered on Oct. 19, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  This…


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