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CAHSS Faculty Brings 13 Students from Genocide in the 20th Century and Beyond Class to Europe

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) escorted 13 students from his course, Genocide in the 20th Century and Beyond, to Krakow, Poland; the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp; Budapest, Hungary, and various locations in Serbia…


NSU Student Competes in U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championship

Cailey Weaver competed on behalf of Nova Southeastern University at this year’s U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championships. Weaver, a competitive skater for more than 16 years, won fourth place in both the short program and free skate events. In addition to being a competitive figure skater, Weaver is an Honors…


CAHSS Faculty Receives Whedon Studies Association “Mr. Pointy” Award

Juliette Kitchens, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Writing and Communication (DWC) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), is the recipient of the Whedon Studies Association “Mr. Pointy” award. The Whedon Studies Association annually convenes a jury (WSA members) to review the scholarship published the previous…


NSU Orlando Physician Assistant Students Raise Funds for Wounded Veterans

On June 9, 2018, the Nova Southeastern University–Orlando Physician Assistant (PA) Program Class of 2019 hosted the Inaugural Golf Charity Tournament—‘Fins on the Fairway Event’. The charity event was held at Twin Rivers Golf Club in Oviedo, Florida and was predominantly put together by Steven Valentine, PA student, who received…


Nova Southeastern University Student Awarded AAUW Fellowships and Grants

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded a portion of its 2018–19 fellowships and grants to one student attending Nova Southeastern University. Recipients will pursue academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women and girls. Recipient students include the following: Sharon Lelega from Sudan is the recipient…


NSU Professor Attends The World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology in Kyoto, Japan

After an unforgettable congress in Kyoto, Japan, one NSU professor is grateful to be back home. The World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology is a weeklong series of meetings that occurs once every four years. This year’s congress marked its 18th anniversary and took place on July 1 –…


In Search of… Visits Halmos College

During the summer, Zachary Quinto (Spock of the new Star Trek movies) visited the Oceanographic Campus lab of Tracey Sutton, Ph.D. He was there to film an episode of his series “In Search of…”. In the series, Quinto gets deep into the investigations of some of the world’s greatest mysteries….


CAHSS Faculty Presents at 16th Annual Equine Facilitated Programmes Conference in Ireland

Shelley Green, Ph.D., Professor of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, (CAHSS) presented at the International HETI Congress of Equine Facilitated Programmes in Dublin, Ireland on June 27, 2018.  Green and her co-presenter, Michelle Hospital, Ph.D., of Florida International University, presented on their collaborative…


CAHSS Faculty Co-Edits Book, Mathematical Modeling of Social Relationships: What Mathematics Can Tell Us about People

Urszula Strawinska-Zanko, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is the co-editor of a new book, Mathematical Modeling of Social Relationships: What Mathematics Can Tell Us about People. The other co-editor is Larry S. Liebovitch, Ph.D. Liebovitch…


Halmos Student Wins 2nd Place in State HOSA Competition

This summer, Halmos Junior Vanessa Cruise, a biology and behavioral neuroscience double major won 2nd place in the Florida state HOSA Medical Terminology competition . The purpose of the competition is to encourage HOSA members to improve their ability to identify, spell, define and apply the prefixes, suffixes, roots and…


FCE Professor Invited to China to Present Project MIND

Hui Fang Huang “Angie” Su, Ed.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, was invited to present Project MIND with a special focus on teaching mathematics to students with autism. The  project was presented to the faculty, graduate students, and administrators of East China…


Halmos Faculty and Student Research the Evolution of Corruption

This summer, Halmos College faculty member Omar Eldakar, Ph.D. and his undergraduate student, biology major Nikhil Nagabandi published an article in the journal Evolutionary Psychology. Their paper, entitled, “Hypocrisy and Corruption: How Disparities in Power Shape the Evolution of Social Control” discusses how an evolutionary game-theoretical model that punishment can…


CAHSS Faculty Featured on Univision’s Despierta America on Parental Separation

Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., assistant professor in the Department of Justice and Human Services at NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was a guest on a segment of Univision’s Despierta America. She and another guest, a pediatrician, were invited to discuss the issues regarding parental separation from…


CAHSS Faculty Publishes Article in Journal Dialogue and Universalism

Ben Mulvey, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has published an article in Dialogue and Universalism, the Journal of the International Society for Universal Dialogue. Mulvey’s article is entitled, “Can Humans and Robots be Friends?”…


Microbiology Professor’s Children’s Book Has Lessons for All Ages

Earlier this year, the Venetian Arts Society, in collaboration with John Knox Village and Nova Southeastern University, held its inaugural ArtSage Alliance Festival at The Village Tower of John Knox Village in Pompano Beach. The ArtSage Alliance was created, in part, to “enrich the individual lives of all in our…


H. Thomas Temple, MD, Co-Director of the 18th Annual Musculoskeletal Oncology Course with Moffitt Cancer Center and University of South Florida in Islamorada, Florida

  For the past 18 years, H. Thomas Temple, MD has been the Co-Director of the Musculoskeletal Oncology Course (MOC).  This year 150 attendees from all over the nation and  several from abroad were educated on how to better identify orthopaedic cancers.   The course is designed to show the correlation…


Forty High-Achieving Pathologists and Laboratory Professionals Honored for Professional Excellence

Chicago, June 11th, 2018—Heather Williams, M.S., Pg.D., CG (ASCP) MBof London, United Kingdom is among 40 high-achieving pathologists, pathology residents, and medical laboratory professionals under age 40 who have just been named to the prestigious 2018 ASCP 40 Under Forty list. ASCP’s 40 Under Forty program shines the spotlight on…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at Conference in Kenya Organized by CAHSS Doctoral Alum

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., presented her research on the role of schools in preventing violent extremism at the International Conference on Terrorism and Violent Extremism held in Nairobi, Kenya, on April 24-26, 2018.  Hassan Kannenje, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate in Conflict Analysis and Resolution in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies…


H. Thomas Temple, MD inducted as a Senior Member in the exclusive Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons

  The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons (ABJS) 70th Annual Meeting was held in May this year in Lisbon, Portugal.  H. Thomas Temple, MD was inducted as a Senior Member.  This is an exclusive group as ABJS is only made up of 90 members (or less) under the age of…


PCHCS Student Government Association Transforms Successfully

It was about five years ago that the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences worked with students to form a new Student Government Association (SGA). Before this time, each academic program had its own SGA for its programs. This meant the college had 19 different SGAs operating at…


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