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Halmos Faculty Looks at How Many Bacteria are in a Kiss

For Valentine ’s Day, Telemundo aired a special segment called “Amenaza Escondida” or “Hidden Threats” on their show Al Rojo Vivo. Recently, a publication showed that up to 80 million bacteria are transferred during a 10-second kiss.  The episode tested that possibility. The show’s producers found three couples and collected…


School of Criminal Justice Professor Co-Authors Book

Jennifer Allen, Ph.D., Professor at NSU’s School of Criminal Justice, recently co-authored the book, The SAGE Guide to Writing in Criminal Justice. The book equips students with transferable writing skills that can be applied across the field of criminal justice both academically and professionally.  Allen has worked with juveniles in detention, on probation, and…


NSU Professor Presents at Baidu Forum of World AI Conference

Pankaj Maskara, Ph.D., CFA, Associate professor of finance at Huizenga College of Business & Entrepreneurship was invited as the keynote speaker at the Baidu Forum of World AI Conference 2018 in Shanghai, China. He talked about the business opportunities and challenges presented by artificial intelligence. He also recommended a path…


Halmos College Biology Student Fund Announces First Award Winners

This February, Halmos College conferred its first Biology Fund awards. Biology majors Elizabeth Feldman and Elizabeth Horta were recognized for their overall scholarship and research on volatile organic compounds indicative of periodontal disease. The students will use this award to present their research at the national meeting of the American…


NSU MD Faculty and Administrators to Present at National Medical Conferences

Several NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine faculty and administrators have been invited to present at upcoming Association of American Medical Colleges conferences to showcase some of the successes of the new M.D. college. They include: AAMC Southern Group on Educational Affairs Regional Conference on March 27-30, 2019…


Halmos College Researchers Involved in Initiatives to Sequence Organisms of Earth

Last October, Halmos faculty member Jose Lopez, Ph.D., co-organized the third Global Invertebrate Genomics Alliance (GIGA III) workshop and conference held in Curacao. This conference included international scientists and over 100 . Included with these students were two of Halmos own: MS students Yvain Desplat and Victoria Pecci. GIGA’s mission…


Halmos Researchers Present at International Sea Turtle Symposium

At the beginning of February, three researchers from Halmos College attended the 39th International Sea Turtle Symposium in Charleston, South Carolina. There Halmos researcher Derek Burkholder, Ph.D. with Ph.D. candidate Glenn Goodwin and M.S. student Lexie Peterson presented their research on sea turtles in Broward County. NSU Halmos College of…


Alpha Lambda Rho Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha housed in CAHSS Receives Grant

The Alpha Lambda Rho chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, housed in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has been awarded a grant from the national office. NSU is now home to the 826th chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the…


CAHSS Provides Workshop to the Broward County Multi-Agency Crisis Response Teams

Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) provided a workshop on conflict resolution perspectives on crisis, and negotiation to the Broward County Multi-Agency Crisis Response Teams as part of their hostage negotiation training. The…


CAHSS Faculty Provides Keynote at Alpha Chi National College Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Andrea Nevins Shaw, Ph.D., faculty and chair of the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), provided the keynote address at the Induction Ceremony for the Alpha Chi National Honor Society at NSU on November 14, 2018. Shaw addressed the challenges…


Halmos College Inducts Students into the 2019 Clinical Exploration Program

This January, the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography inducted the newest students to join the Clinical Exploration Program (CEP). CEP offers students the opportunity to shadow medical professionals on the job in many of NSU’s medical and health clinics. Program participants gain a broad perspective that shows how…


Halmos College Assistant Dean Co-edits Book for Springer

In January 2019, Springer – International Publisher Science, Technology, Medicine released “Advances in Artificial Systems for Medicine and Education II”, co-edited by Halmos assistant dean and professor Matthew He, Ph.D. This book includes the proceedings of the Second International Conference of Artificial Intelligence, Medical Engineering, and Education (AIMEE2018), held in…


Eighteen Optometry Students Become AAO Student Fellows

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry is proud to announce that 18 of its current students completed the requirements to become Student Fellows in the American Academy of Optometry (AAO). This number is outstanding and represents an extensive commitment by these students. The students who achieved this are: Molly Buchanan…


CAHSS Alum Edits Book and Faculty Contributes Book Chapter

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has contributed a chapter to the book, The Changing Dynamics of Terrorism and Violent Extremism: An Analysis, Vol I. Duckworth’s chapter is entitled, “Learning after 9/11:Muslim Students Speak for…


CAHSS Faculty Publishes Book, Systems Theories for Psychotherapists from Theory to Practice

Michael Reiter, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), published the book, Systems Theories for Psychotherapists from Theory to Practice (2018). Contributors to the book include DFT faculty Christopher Burnett, Ph.D., James Hibel, Ph.D., and doctoral student Clinton Lambert….


Communications Director Wins CASE

Scott Colton, B.A., APR., director of medical communications and public relations for the Health Professions Division, received a Special Merit Award in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) III Awards Program in the Best Articles of the Year category, which received more than 900 submissions. Colton’s winning…


CAHSS Faculty writes Op-ed on Somali Election in The Star, Kenya

Mary Hope Schwoebel, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), recently co-authored an article in The Star, Kenya, on the election in Southwest Somalia. Their Op-ed article is entitled, “Somalia should allow former al Shabaab leader to run…


CAHSS Faculty Participate in Panel on Immigration hosted by New City Players

G. Nelson Bass, J.D., Ph.D., and Ransford Edwards, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), participated in a panel discussion hosted by the New City Players on immigration. The panel, entitled “The Wall,” was as part of…


Austrian Physicians Visit Halmos College Faculty and Staff

  On Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, Drs. Philipp Stiegler Associate Professor and Michael Sereinigg, Senior medical doctor of the Medical University of Graz, Austria visited Halmos College faculty and students on the Davie/Fort Lauderdale Campus. While there, they visited with their 2018 summer intern Nada Belal, a senior biology major….


CAHSS Faculty Gives Keynote Address at Southern African Society of Educators

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was invited to give a keynote address at the 45th Annual Conference of the Southern African Society of Educators. The conference was held this fall in Capetown, South…


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