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University School Students Send 45,000 Books to Jamaica

University School of NSU Upper School students have spent the past several weeks collecting, sorting, packing, and shipping more than 45,000 books to Jamaica. Students working on the Upper School’s “Books for Jamaica” project teamed up with the Upper School organization “The Future Business Leaders of America” to make history….

Renaissance Woman: Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Co-Hosts Conference on Gregorian Chant

Jennifer Donelson, D.M.A., assistant professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts, co-hosted a two-day conference on Gregorian chant, featuring vocalists from five states. Musica Sacra Florida’s second annual Gregorian Chant Conference was held Mar. 19 and 20, at Ave Maria University in…

SHSS Sponsors First Annual Conference on Genocide Awareness

The Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) recently sponsored NSU’s first annual conference on Genocide Awareness and Applied Research. Facilitated by Jason J. Campbell, Ph.D., faculty member in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), the conference was a collaborative effort between the Institute for Genocide Awareness…

NSU Medical Students Hold Panel Discussion on Prescription Drug Overdose

NSU’s medical students, faculty, and community leaders organized a public panel discussion on Apr. 12 at the Steele Auditorium on NSU’s main campus.  The panel for “Pain Management vs. Pill Mills” consisted of experts from the medical and legal community, as well as treatment providers, legitimate pain management caregivers, and…

On Earth Day Explore Taste while Reducing Waste

Thursday, April 22 marks the 40th anniversary of Earth Day. Celebrate this important day by joining us at Culinary Table or HPD Cafe to Explore Taste and Reduce Waste with globally inspired sandwiches. It’s all about the wrapper! Shark Dining will be using soy-based wax coated deli paper that is…

Weight Watchers at Work Program begins Apr. 15

The Weight Watchers at Work Program is offering a free informational meeting on Apr.15 at 12 p.m.

Huizenga School’s IIFE to Host Fourth Annual Executive Summit

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s International Institute for Franchise Education (IIFE) will host its fourth annual Executive Summit on Apr. 22-23. Top executives in franchising and entrepreneurship attend this interactive and educational event to examine what it takes for a company to achieve and uphold greatness….

Honduran Educators Visit NSU for Professional Development

A group of 80 Honduran educators from the primary, secondary, and university levels recently came to NSU to participate in a professional development seminar entitled, “The New Learning Environments: The Classroom and Beyond.” The Mar. 29 and 30 session was offered by Ramón Ferreiro, Ph.D., and members of the team…

Faculty Shark Club Holds Open House and Lobster Boil, Apr. 15

All NSU faculty members are invited to dine at the Faculty Shark Club on Apr. 15. Membership requirements for the day are waived. Hours of operation are: Breakfast:             7-9:30 a.m. Lunch:                   11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Dinner:                   4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Dinner Feature ($35.00): Iceberg Wedge Whole Maine Lobster…

NSU Speaker’s Forum, Apr. 16

Michael Fields, M.B.A., Ph.D., dean of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Apr. 16.

Bring Your Child to Work Day

On Thursday, April 22, Nova Southeastern University will be hosting the 2010 National Take Your Child to Work Day event.  This year’s theme is What We Do at NSU and will provide the opportunity for parents to showcase their places of employment, explain their job responsibilities, and introduce their children…

Upcoming Computer Technology Survey

The NSU community will be receiving a survey invitation in your email in-box.  This survey was developed by Blackwell Consulting Services, a technology consulting firm that works with colleges and universities, to help better understand your perception of technology at NSU.  The information/feedback that you provide will assist NSU in…

GBSA to Host Power Lunch

The Graduate Business Student Association (GBSA) will host a Power Lunch with Project Management Institute on Wednesday, Apr. 14, 1:15 – 2 pm., in the Carl DeSantis Bldg., room 1133. For more information, visit

Distinguished Lecture Series Continues with “The Lucifer Effect: Understanding How Good People Turn Evil”

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences will welcome Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology at Stanford University, as part of the college’s Distinguished Speakers Series on Thursday, April 15, 2010, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., in the Arena at the Don…

April Training Offering – Free Training for NSU Employees

The Office of Human Resources is offering the following training for NSU Employees: Conduct Successful Meetings Would you like to have people excited about coming to your meetings? Are you unsure why some meetings seem to go very well while others flop? We’ll explore tips and strategies that result in…

NSU Institute for Child Health Policy to Host Free Screening of Human Trafficking Movie

NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy will host a free screening of the movie, Downtown: A Street Tale, which chronicles the horrors of human trafficking. There will also be a post-movie panel discussion on the topic.

Free Quit Smoking Groups Begin this Month

It’s never too late to quit smoking.  Within 20 minutes of the last cigarette, the body goes through a series of positive changes to improve health that will continue for years to come. The NSU Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program and the Healthy Lifestyles Guided Self-Change Program offer group…

Huizenga School Hosts High School Students for Business Workshop

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship hosted students from Stranahan High School’s Business Professionals of America (BPA) club on Mar. 23. The students traveled to NSU’s main campus to participate in a business education workshop. The workshop included a mock college lecture given by Barri Litt, M.S.,…

Evidence of Evil: Panel on DNA and Crime Investigations Hosted by Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology will host a panel discussion titled “DNA Evidence: Separating Good from Evil,” at NSU on Apr. 12. The event will take place from 4 – 5:30 p.m. in the Parker Building, room 338.

NSU Provides Medical Training for Iraqi Doctors in War Zone

NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy and Emergency Medical Services Division faculty taught Iraqi doctors how to administer advanced CPR and other live-saving skills on children from Mar. 26 – 31. This was the first time any entity in the United States has provided such training with Iraqi doctors in a…

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