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Fischler College of Education Faculty members Present at Teacher Idea Expo

On Saturday, February 4, the Broward Education Foundation held its 20th Annual Innovative Teacher Idea Expo for Broward County Public School teachers at Nova Southeastern University. More than 500 teachers were in attendance for various professional development workshops and other classroom activities. Faculty members Jia Borror, Angie Su, and Michael Gaffley…


CAHSS Faculty Member Presents at NSU Art Museum

Stephen Ross Levitt, LL.M., faculty in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was the featured speaker during a recent event held at the NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale. His talk was in conjunction with the exhibition Regeneration Series: Anselm Kiefer…


CAHSS Faculty Awarded William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Senior Research Grant

Charles Zelden, 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 William Nelson Cromwell Foundation Senior Research Grant. Zelden was one of only four senior researchers offered grants by the Foundation. The William Nelson Cromwell…


NSU Predoctoral Dental Assistant Wins on The Price is Right

Nancy Rich, a dental assistant at Nova’s dental clinic, bought a red-eye flight to her home state of California for a high school reunion when she decided to get tickets to The Price is Right. She had been watching the show since the age of 13 – to see a…


NSU Predoctoral Dental Assistant Wins on The Price is Right

Nancy Rich, a dental assistant at NSU’s dental clinic, bought a red-eye flight to her home state of California for a high school reunion when she decided to get tickets to The Price is Right. She had been watching the show since the age of 13 – to see a…


CAHSS Student Serves as an Intern with the Council on Hemispheric Affairs in DC

Sophie-Anne Baril, a senior International Studies major in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was selected for a ten-week internship last year at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) in Washington, DC. Baril served as a research associate and…


CAHSS Faculty and Alum Co-Author Book- Conflict and Sustainability in a Changing Environment

Gwendolyn Smith, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCRS) and Elena Bastidas, Ph.D., associate professor, College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), co-authored a book titled, Conflict and Sustainability in a Changing Environment: Through the Eyes of Communities, published by Anthem Press. The book…


CAHSS Faculty Presents to the Riviera Parliament

Timothy Dixon, J.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) gave a presentation to members of the Riviera Parliament, an American/Israeli social organization promoting relationships with persons and groups supporting Israeli causes. The meeting was attended by about 70 of their members. His presentation was on…


CAHSS Faculty Authors Book Chapter Hollywood’s Warrior Woman in the New Millennium

Kathleen Waites, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Literature and Modern Languages in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has written a chapter in the edited volume, Bad Girls and Transgressive Women in Contemporary Television, Fiction and Film. Published by Palgrave, the book is edited by Julie…


Honors Psychology Student and Faculty Mentor Take Research to National Stage

NSU Honors student and psychology major Joshua Braverman is proving that faculty-mentored research can take you far beyond the classroom. What began as a research poster at NSU’s 2016 Undergraduate Student Symposium, led Braverman to present at the 2017 Society for Personality and Social Psychology Convention in San Antonio (January…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: Fischler College Graduate Publishes Book

Brian Rick, graduate of the Abraham S Fischler College of Education (1999), recently published a book, Some of Dad’s Stories, a collection of stories about his father Henry, who served in Patton’s 3rd Army during World War II and whose tank was the third into Buchenwald Concentration Camp. He was…


CAHSS Faculty Present at NCTE Conference in Atlanta

Molly Scanlon, Ph.D., Claire Lutkewitte, Ph.D., and Juliette Kitchens, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), presented at the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) annual conference in Atlanta, Georgia. The theme of the conference was “Faces of Advocacy.” Their presentation was titled, “Advocating…


CAHSS Faculty Publishes Book on Mediation

Alexia Georgakopoulos, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), edited the book “The Mediation Handbook: Theory, Research and Practice.” The book focuses on ways that mediation can be applied to a multitude of contexts, relationships, and intercultural conflicts. CAHSS alumni and faculty contributed chapters, as…


Assistant Dean in College of Osteopathic Medicine Achieves National Honor

Edward E. Packer, D.O., FAAP, FACOP, assistant dean of clinical affairs for NSU-COM, will be inaugurated as president of the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP) in April. The ACOP serves its members through a collegial organization that is sensitive to the professional needs of osteopathic pediatricians; that is based…


NSU’s CEC Participates at Online Learning Consortium’s Accelerate Conference

The Online Learning Consortium-OLC (formerly known as Sloan-C), Accelerate conference is devoted to driving quality online learning, advancing best practice guidance and accelerating innovation in learning for academic leaders, educators, administrators, online learning professionals and organizations around the world. In its 22nd year, OLC Accelerate is recognized as the premier…


NSU CFO Recognized by South Florida Business Journal

  Congratulations to NSU’s Chief Financial Officer, Alyson Silva, MAC, CPA, who was named CFO of the Year in the Non-Profit category by the South Florida Business Journal at the 2017 CFO Awards. The event was held at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Hotel, Fort Lauderdale. As the CFO of Nova Southeastern University,…


Law Alumnus Authors Political Thriller

NSU alumnus Robert Buschel, has recently penned a new novel titled, By Silent Majority, published by Post Hill Press, distributed by Simon and Schuster. Buschel, a trial attorney in Fort Lauderdale, graduated from NSU’s Shepard Broad College of Law (formerly known as Shepard Broad Law Center).


CAHSS Faculty Publish on Benzodiazepine Dependence in Journal of Psychoactive Drugs

Steven Kurtz, Ph.D., professor and Director of the Center for Applied Research on Substance Use and Health Disparities (ARSH); Mance E. Buttram, Ph.D., assistant professor and Associate Director of ARSH; and Hilary L. Surratt, Ph.D., affiliate faculty in ARSH, in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) published…


CAHSS Faculty Honored with “Free Passage to the City of Kromeriz” for 20 year Association

Mark Cavanaugh, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was honored with “Free Passage to the City of Kromeriz,” an ancient honor that paid tribute to his 20-year association with the city as part of the International Workshop for Conductors. Cavanaugh conducted the Seventh Symphony…


Forty-three Optometry Students Become Student Fellows

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry is proud to announce that 43 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 Russul Abbas, Poonam Agrawal,…


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