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News and Upcoming Events

NSU Hosts Free Screening of Human Trafficking Movie and Panel Discussion

  NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy (ICHF) hosted a free public screening of the movie, Downtown: A Street Tale, which chronicles the horrors of human trafficking. The award-winning film made its premier at NSU on April 22. A post-movie panel discussion on the topic was moderated by Sun-Sentinel Editorial…


Entrepreneur Hall of Fame Inducts Three Business Leaders

NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship celebrated the 21st year of its Entrepreneur Hall of Fame with the induction of three local business leaders – Mitchell Berger, Mike Jackson and Don Taft – at a ceremony on Apr. 14 at the Signature Grand in Davie. NSU’s Entrepreneur…


Inc. Magazine Editor Keynotes Institute for Franchise Education’s Executive Summit

The International Institute for Franchise Education (IIFE) in the H. Wayne Huizenga School hosted Bo Burlingham, editor-at-large of Inc. Magazine, for its fourth annual Executive Summit on Apr. 22. All participants received an autographed copy of Burlingham’s latest book, Small Giants: Companies That Choose to Be Great Instead of Big…


Pizza Loft & Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Host Family Night

Local restaurant Pizza Loft, along with the UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD), recently hosted a night for families with members who have Autism Spectrum Disorders. “It was a great event that allowed families to come together and have a night out at a restaurant,” said Marlene…


Larry Calderon hosts NSU Speaker’s Forum, May 7

Gary Gershman, Ph.D., professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Humanities, will be the featured speaker at the May 7 Speaker’s Forum. Gershman will speak on “Education Outside the Classroom: The Use of Study Travel to Enhance the College Experience.” Gershman, who was named professor of the…


Final Mathematics Colloquium Series Talk of the Semester: “Invariant Subspaces and Their Invariants” Apr. 28

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology will conclude this year’s Mathematics Colloquium Series with a guest lecture titled, “Invariant Subspaces and Their Invariants,” led by Markus Schmidmeier, Ph.D., associate professor at Florida Atlantic University. The event will take place on Apr. 28, from 12…


Place Your Book Orders for Fall 2010

The NSU Bookstore is currently paying students 50% back for books they know are being used again in Fall 2010. Help the bookstore to help your students and place your book order for Fall 2010. The more book orders the bookstore has, the more money they can provide to NSU…


Medicinal Garden Opens

NSU’s College of Pharmacy (COP) officially opened the university’s first Reflexology Pathway at the NSU Medicinal Healing Garden on Apr. 10. A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held with special guests including NSU President George Hanbury II, Ph.D and COP Dean Andrés Malavé. The garden and pathway was designed and managed by…


Renowned Psychologist Philip Zimbardo Speaks at NSU, Urges Heroism to Triumph Evil

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences welcomed renowned psychologist Philip G. Zimbardo, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology at Stanford University, to NSU as part of the college’s Distinguished Speakers Series on Apr. 15. Speaking to a group of more than 800 students, faculty…


Dental Students Host Impressions Program

  College of Pharmacy students participate in Impressions Program© On Mar. 27, the Student National Dental Association chapter of NSU’s College of Dental Medicine hosted its second annual Impressions Program© with 76 students in attendance. The event began with a presentation featuring an introduction to dentistry, the university’s involvement in…


Faculty Marshals for NSU’s 2010 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony Announced

Each year, faculty members from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the Fischler School of Education and Human Services, and the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship are selected by their peers to serve as faculty marshals during NSU’s commencement ceremony. As recipients of this prestigious honor,…


NSU Participates in Take Your Child to Work Day

To help children make the connection between academic success and success in the workplace, NSU took part in national Take Your Child to Work Day on Apr. 22. The theme for the day was “What We Do at NSU,” and it provided parents the opportunity to showcase their places of…


NSU Undergraduate Programs Announce 2009–2010 Outstanding Graduating Students

Each spring, NSU conducts commencement exercises recognizing the achievements of students and the contributions of faculty members, families, and the community. The following undergraduate students have been selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division to be recognized at this year’s commencement ceremony for their academic…


Announcing the 2010 Outstanding Teachers from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences

Each spring, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences recognizes one full-time and one part-time faculty member as Outstanding Teachers of the Year for their strong commitment to student learning and student success. The college has many outstanding teachers, and these awards reflect endorsement and support from students and peers….


Office of Academic Services Hosts Third Annual Tutor Recognition Ceremony

In celebration of those who help NSU students succeed in their studies each day, the Office of Academic Services (OAS), part of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, hosted its third annual Tutor Recognition Ceremony on Apr. 19. The ceremony recognizes the invaluable work of peer and professional tutors…


First Relay for Life at NSU Raises $12,500 for American Cancer Society

NSU hosted its first Relay for Life on campus on Apr. 9-10 with 18 teams from across the university taking part to raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Participants camped out overnight and did laps throughout the night on a track by Gold Circle Lake. Team sites were decorated…


Students from Academy of Finance at Flanagan High School Visit Huizenga School

  The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship hosted students from Flanagan High School’s Academy of Finance on Apr. 15. The students attended a mock college class taught by Albert Williams, Ph.D., assistant professor of economics, who presented on “Recession is Over… What Comes Next?” Following the class,…


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…


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