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News and Upcoming Events

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…

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.

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…

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…

Authors from Literary Feast Speak with Farquhar College Students & Faculty

Four nationally acclaimed authors met and spoke with students and faculty members from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences on Mar. 19. The authors—Russell Banks, R.B. Bernstein, Ellen Lupton, and Patricia Powell – were in South Florida for Literary Feast, a two-day event sponsored by the Broward Public Library…

NSU Speaker’s Forum, Apr. 9

Larry Calderon, Ed.D, NSU’s vice president for community and governmental affairs, cordially invites members of the NSU family to attend his weekly NSU Speaker’s Forum.

GSCIS Working Paper Series Continues April 7

Florida Atlantic University professor Caryn Conley, Ph.D., presented her work titled “Work Design for Volunteers: The Case of Open Source Software Development” during the continuation of the winter 2010 Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences Working Paper Series on Feb. 16.

Celebrate Student Creativity at the Digressions Launch Party

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will celebrate the launch of the 2010 issue of Digressions, the student-run literary magazine produced by the college’s Division of Humanities.

Students Volunteer in New Orleans on Alternative Spring Break

Fifteen undergraduate students from NSU spent their spring break volunteering in New Orleans building houses with Habitat for Humanity.

Winners of NSU’s Biggest Loser Program Crowned

Mary Friel, the director of undergraduate recruitment at NSU, was crowned the individual winner of NSU’s Biggest Loser program at a ceremony held May 8 at the Sheraton Suites in Plantation.

Fischler School Co-Hosting International Child and Youth Care Conference

NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services is co-hosting the 2009 International Child and Youth Care Conference from May 26-29 at Embassy Suites Fort Lauderdale, at 1100 SE 17th Street.

Fischler School Offers Free Virtual School Summit Webcasts

The NSU community is invited to participate in the Virtual School Education Summit, sponsored by the Fischler School of Education and Human Services.

Business School to Host MBA Day

The M.B.A. program at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship teaches the skills needed to get ahead in the real world—and stay there.

Business School Begins “Live Chat Thursdays”

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship has begun offering “Live Chat Thursdays.”

Beatles Tribute Band to Perform at Museum of Art’s Third Thursday Event

The Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale continues its free Third Thursday monthly event series on May 21 at 5 p.m. with a special music performance by local Beatles tribute band, Anthology.

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