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Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Adjunct Professor Receives Distinguished Senior Fulbright Specialist Award

Frederick Ricci, Ed.D., former Program Professor of Education and presently adjunct professor at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, Nova Southeastern University received the distinguished Senior Fulbright Specialist Award.  Ricci completed his project as a visiting professor at the University of Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany. He developed a graduate teacher…


Faculty Members Shine at FSACOFP Convention

During the Florida Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (FSACOFP) Convention and Family Medicine Update held July 26–30 in Orlando, Florida, several faculty members from NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine received awards and were elected to positions on the FSACOFP Executive Committee. Judith Schaffer, D.O., assistant professor…


NSU-COM Students Take Top Prize

At the 14th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Dermatology on June 20 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Two NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students—third-year student Christopher Mancuso, M.H.S., and second-year student Megan Hemmrich—received the first-place award for their poster “The Use of Xenografts in the Reconstruction of the Ear Following Keloid…


NSU-COM Faculty, Staff Members Honored with Dean’s Awards

Recently, the Dean College of Osteopathic Medicine dean, Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S. presented  Jennifer Jordan, Ed.D., assistant dean of medical education with Faculty Member of the Year award. Elaine Lefkowitz, director of clinical education, received the Director/Coordinator of the Year award and  Nilda Hernandez, data system administrator,…


CAHSS Faculty Presents in Ireland on US Presidential Visits to Ireland

On July 4, 2017, David Kilroy, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) gave a presentation in Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland. His talk was titled “From the White House to the Thatched Cottage: U.S. Presidential Visits to Ireland and the Immigrant Narrative.”  It was part…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference in Venice

Bill J. Adams, DMA, faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), presented on June 23, 2017 at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference which was held at Ca‘ Foscari University of Venice, Italy.  The title of the presentation was “Liminal Observation in Multidisciplinary Performance:…


NSU Awarded the Safe Sports School Award by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association

Recently, NSU was awarded a 1st Team Safe Sport School Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. The Safe School Award recognizes secondary schools around the country that take the crucial steps to keep their athletes free from injuries. In order to achieve Safe Sports School status, athletic programs must…


Faculty from CAHSS, FCE, and Pharmacy Collaborate on Sponsored Research Project

Faculty from NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE), and NSU’s College of Pharmacy, are in a collaborative study with faculty from China’s National Cheng Kung University and the National University of Tainan. The study is titled, “Systemic Interventions of Project MIND…


Halmos Faculty Member Presents Biofuel Research at International Conference

This June, Halmos Chemistry Faculty Member Reza Razeghifard, Ph.D. presented his research on algal biofuel at the 7th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. The goal of this research is to understand the response of microalgae to stress conditions that promote the accumulation of lipids and starch. Two…


Halmos Faculty Presents Keynote Lecture at World Sponge Conference

This past June, Halmos faculty member Jose Lopez, Ph.D. was invited to present the keynote lecture at the 10th World Sponge Conference (WSC) in scenic Galway, Ireland. The lecture, “Function and Form: Finding the Raison D’être of Symbiotic Communities within Sponges” focused on Lopez’s 20 years of marine sponges research….


CAHSS Faculty and Students Present at East Carolina University

Neil Katz, Ph.D. faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), and doctoral candidate Katherine Sosa and doctoral student Omar Johnson, designed and delivered a Provost Academic Leadership Workshop on “Leadership Challenges in Higher Education: Diagnostic and Communication Tools for Managing Conflict and Change.” The June workshop…


NSU Featured on Multiple Media Stories About Sharks and Shark Research

During the last couple of weeks, scientists from NSU Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and Save Our Seas Shark Research Center (SOS SC) have been part of multiple media stories on sharks and shark research. Click on the following links to read the full articles: ‘Great White…


Halmos College Faculty and Student Present Research at Microbiology Conference

Halmos faculty member Julie Torruellas Garica, Ph.D., and undergraduate biology student Samir Nacer attended the American Society for Microbiology Microbe Conference held in New Orleans, LA on June 1, 2017. There Garcia presented the novel method she developed to search for specific types of antibiotics produced by soil bacteria. Mr….


NSU University School Takes the Top Spot

Source: Junior Achievement of South Florida Two groups of local high school students made their way to Washington, DC to compete at the Junior Achievement National Student Leadership Summit (NSLS).  For the second year in a row, Junior Achievement of South Florida had two of the 15 best student run companies…


Nova Southeastern University receives International award for Innovative Alumni Program

An initiative at Nova Southeastern University that helped measure the engagement of NSU alumni recently received international recognition. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, headquartered in Washington, D.C., with members around the world, recently named NSU a bronze award winner of its 2017 Circle of Excellence awards program….


CAHSS Faculty Publish Article in Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment

The article, “A randomized trial of brief assessment interventions for young adults who use drugs in the club scene” has been published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment by faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). The paper presents the primary scientific findings from a…


Pharm.D. Students Receive AFPE Gateway to Research Award

Katie McCrink (’18), and Dana Holger (’19) were selected from a pool of applicants to receive the 2017 American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Gateway to Research Award. This scholarship provides a unique opportunity to participate in faculty-mentored research and encourages students with the aptitude and desire to pursue a…


HCBE Faculty Presents on Financial Literacy and Receives Recognition for 2017 NSU STUEY Faculty of the Year Award in Belize

Albert Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, at HCBE, gave a presentation on financial literacy to 150 high school juniors at Toledo Community College in Belize.  To break the ice, he played his guitar for them!  He reviewed the key elements of financial literacy and then had the…


Halmos Graduate Students Conduct Coral Research in Belize

In May, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Assistant Professor Nicole Fogarty, Ph.D. and M.S. in Marine Science candidates Megan Bock and Morgan Hightshoe traveled to the Smithsonian Institute’s Carrie Bow Cay Field Station in Belize. This group conducted coral reef experiments that were focused on identifying resistance to…


Halmos Graduate Students Win at International Marine Conference

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Masters of Science in marine biology students Megan Bock and Morgan Hightshoe came in second and third place for best student talks at the Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean (AMLC) Conference. The 38th AMLC Scientific Meeting was jointly sponsored by Universidad…


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