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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…


Halmos College Graduate Students Awarded Gumbo Limbo Gordon J. Gilbert Research Grants

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Masters of Science in marine biology candidates Erin Smith and Sarah Koerner, were each awarded $2,500 from the Gumbo Limbo Gordon J. Gilbert Research Grant. Located in Boca Raton, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is a beacon for environmental education, research, and conservation. The…


Halmos Student wins Honorable Mention in Underwater Photography Contest

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography student Adam Eurbin was awarded Honorable Mention in the Southeast Florida Underwater Photography Contest for his photograph “Surface Snappers”. Eurbin in the marine biology program, will receive a Certificate of Achievement and be recognized at the Friends of Our Florida Reefs evening reception…


NSU Hosts President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and Quality of Life Awards Ceremony

The 18th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 15th Annual Quality of Life Awards ceremony was held on May 15 in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/ Davie campus. NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., and Vice President for the Office of Research…


CAHSS Faculty receive a Florida Breast Cancer Foundation Grant

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has been awarded a Florida Breast Cancer Foundation grant totaling $43,899. The project will provide education and empowerment to young women in becoming proactive and aware of their breast health through educational…


CAHSS Faculty awarded Fellowship for US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Gary Gershman, J.D., Ph.D., professor in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has been awarded the 2017 Curt C. and Else Silberman Faculty Seminar Follow-Up Grant for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Gershman was one…


NSUCO Assistant Professor Attains Fellowship

Michael J. Au, O.D., FCOVD, assistant professor of optometry, completed the requirements to become a College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) fellow at the annual meeting that was held on April 24 – 29 in Jacksonville, Florida. Au is an alumnus of the Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry…


Halmos Director Presents Ocean STEM Research

This May, the Florida Marine Science Educators Association held its annual conference in St. Augustine, FL. Entitled, “Shining Light on Ocean Literacy”. This conference focused on the Ocean Literacy Principles using current research projects and innovative programming conducted by ocean educators of all levels. The Halmos Director of Academic Support,…


Halmos Faculty Wins Marine Science Educator of the Year

This May Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography faculty member Paul Arena, Ph.D., was awarded the John Beakley “Marine Science Educator of the Year” Award by the Florida Marine Sciences Educators Association (FMSEA). This award is given to an educator who has demonstrated dedication to promoting and developing marine…


NSU’s Dr. H. Thomas Temple Named a Health Care Hero

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce honored H. Thomas Temple, M.D., as a “Health Care Hero” at its 20th annual Health Care Heroes® Award ceremony, which was held May 9, 2017 at Jungle Island in Miami. Dr. Temple, who is senior vice president of translational research and economic development for…


NSU Student Artwork Chosen as a Finalist in Agar Art Contest

Alexander Fleming, made famous for his discovery of penicillin, was also an artist. He combined his knowledge of microbiology and his love of art to create living images with colorful microbes. In this fashion, students enrolled in the course ARTS1200: Introduction to Drawing taught by Kandy G Lopez, M.F.A., assistant…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at Omega Psi Phi Chapter at George Mason University on Colonel Charles Young

David Kilroy, Ph.D. faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was an invited to speak at   George Mason University chapter of Omega Psi Phi, the nation’s oldest black fraternity to talk on Colonel Charles Young. Among his accomplishments, Young was the third African American to graduate…


NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine Professor Speaks at National Conference

Deborah Ann Mulligan, D.O., professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine, is a member of the American Telemedicine Association and was a featured speaker at the organization’s national conference from April 23-25.


Nova Southeastern University Receives Telly Award for Human Trafficking PSA

Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world and Broward County, Florida ranks among the highest incidences in the nation. Nova Southeastern University is making a concerted effort to increase awareness of the problem. As part of that initiative, Greg Wright, a multimedia producer in NSU’s…


Halmos College Students and Faculty Join Center for BioMolecular Modeling to Present Research at National Conference

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography (HCNSO) students Riti Vohra, Valentina Ramirez, and Guy Merus joined Professor and Department Chair, Emily Schmitt Lavin, Ph.D. to present their 3-D printed molecular model of an angiotensin receptor at the 2017 Experimental Biology Meeting, American Association of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)…


Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research at NSU Participate in the AACR Conference

The Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research at NSU participated in the Annual Meeting of American Association for Cancer Research on April 1  in Washington, D.C. The team presented a total of nine research papers, attended several presentations and educational sessions. Excitingly, one of the RGI research papers garnered the attention…


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