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HPD Holds Patient Safety Educational Event

The 3rd Annual Health Professions Division Patient Safety Educational Event, “Healthy Conversations for Safer Healthcare,” was held on Apr. 8 and 9 at NSU’s Health Professions Division. It was repeated on Apr. 16 at NSU’s North Miami Beach campus. Free for faculty, staff, and students, the event provided the opportunity…

Sports and Entertainment Law Society Hears From Expert on Sports Law

Alan K. Fertel, a partner in Pathman Lewis, LLP, and an accomplished and experienced sports and entertainment lawyer, addressed the Shepard Broad Law Center’s Sports and Entertainment Law Society at a meeting on Apr. 13.  Fertel spoke about building an entertainment practice, and ethical advocacy for celebrity clients.

Law Professor Speaks in Jacksonville on Ethical Issues in Representing Children

Michael J. Dale, professor of law at NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center, was the speaker at a continuing legal education seminar hosted by the Jacksonville Bar Association on “Ethical Issues in the Representation of Child Clients.” The seminar, which was held on Apr. 23 in Jacksonville, Fla., covered issues such…

NSU to Host Conference on Human Trafficking

NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy will be hosting the International Child Health Forum on May 6. The topic of the forum will be human trafficking. The event will take place at NSU’s main campus, but broadcast live worldwide from NSU via Webinar and made available through archive. The United…

Dr. Larry A. Calderon Hosts NSU Speaker’s Forum, Apr. 30

  Shelley Green, Ph.D., professor of family therapy at the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Apr. 30. Green will be speaking about stable foundations and creating an equine-assisted family therapy approach. Green served as the director…

Announcing Award Winners for On the Wire: Second Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Showcased at NSU Through Apr. 26

Nine student artists have been recognized for their award-winning submissions for On the Wire: Second Annual Juried Student Exhibition. The complete showcase of works is on display through Apr. 26, in Gallery 217 of the Performing and Visual Arts Wing in the Don Taft University Center at NSU. The exhibit…

College of Pharmacy Students and Faculty Visit Tallahassee

Twelve student pharmacists and four faculty members from the College of Pharmacy visited Florida’s capitol in Tallahassee to represent NSU and participate in the 9th Annual Florida Pharmacy Association (FPA) Florida Pharmacy Legislative Days and Health Fair legislative briefings by FPA advocates from March 23 – 25. Thanks to their participation…

Upcoming NSU Speaker’s Forum Addresses Business Education, Apr. 23

    Vincent S. Daniels, M.B.A, D.B.A., executive director of executive education at NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, will be the featured speaker at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Apr. 23. He will speak about the need for high skills business education in a knowledge-based economy,…

NSU College of Pharmacy and Albertson’s Pharmacy Host Community Health Fair

The brothers of Phi Delta Chi from NSU’s College of Pharmacy (COP), and Albertson’s Pharmacy in Oakland Park collaborated on Apr. 3 to host a community health fair providing educational materials and free services to attendees. Phi Delta Chi provided services, including diabetes, asthma, blood pressure screenings, and more, while…

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…

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