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NSU Shark Research to be Featured on International Fishing Show

More than a dozen students at NSU’s Palm Beach Campus generously donated a few hours of their time on a national holiday for the unique opportunity for “15 minutes of fame.” Research led by Nathan Unger, Pharm.D., AAHVIP, assistant professor of pharmacy practice at NSU College of Pharmacy, was again featured…


CAHSS Student Presents at the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences in Denver

Laraysa Nugent, a spring graduate of the Criminal Justice program in the Department of Justice and Human Services in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) participated in the poster presentations at the Conference for the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) in Denver, CO. The conference was…


NSU Faculty Members Discuss Pharmacists’ Role in Accountable Care Organizations

As health care moves to value-based arrangements and delivery models like accountable care organizations (ACOs), the benefit of incorporating a pharmacist can be overlooked, according to the American Journal of Managed Care. Tina Joseph, Pharm.D., BCACP, and Reena Jones, Pharm.D., C.Ph, both from Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy, outlined…


CAHSS Students Recognized for Internships with the Broward Outreach Centers

Graduate students in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) were recognized for the completion of their internships with the Broward Outreach Centers (BOC.) BOC is one of many DFT internship sites in the community. DFT graduate, Sara Smith, M.S., LMFT,…


Research by NSU Pharmacy Students Published in Managed Care Magazine

Students from NSU’s College of Pharmacy published an article titled “Commentary on Current Trends in Rising Drug Costs and Reimbursement Below Cost” in Managed Care Magazine, a publication for health plan executives and physicians. NSU students Ana D. Vega, B.S., Paul P. Meola, B.S., Julio Ramon Barcelo Jr., and Heidi…


Accomplishments Applauded at COM Student Awards Ceremony

On April 18, numerous awards and scholarships were presented to both students and faculty members at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine’s annual First-and-Second Year Student Awards Ceremony. Students were honored in areas such as research, academic excellence, and community service, while several faculty members were presented Golden Apple Awards for…


NSU College of Nursing Dean Elected to Nursing Consortium of South Florida Board

Marcella M. Rutherford, Ph.D., M.B.A., M.S.N., R.N., dean of NSU’s College of Nursing, is one of three newly elected board members of the Nursing Consortium of South Florida. Dr. Rutherford will serve a two-year term, along with other newly elected members: Jamie Wiggins, M.S., R.N., CCRN, NEA-BC, FACHE, administrative director…


College of Engineering and Computing Student Attends Microsoft Build Conference

  NSU’s Microsoft student-partner (MSP), Prahasi Kacham, from the College of Engineering and Computing (CEC,) attended the Microsoft Build Conference in San Francisco California earlier this year. She was one of 10 students selected to attend out of 150 in the MSP program. At the conference, Prahasi was able to…


Psychology Faculty Member Publishes Book on Evolutionary Psychology

Valerie G. Starratt, Ph.D., associate professor at NSU’s College of Psychology, has published a book examining the field of evolutionary psychology, a perspective that applies the principles of evolution by natural selection toward the understanding of human cognition and behavior. Evolutionary Psychology: How Our Biology Affects What We Think and…


NSU Shark Scientists in New National Geographic Kids’ Book

National Geographic Kids Mission: Shark Rescue, a new children’s book exploring the survival challenges facing the fascinating, ecologically critical, and in many cases rapidly dwindling ocean predators, features the work of research scientists and faculty at NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D., professor at the…


CAHSS Faculty Performs at Miami International GuitART Festival & Composition Competition

Celso Cano, M.M., adjunct faculty in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS), performed at the Miami International GuitART Festival and Composition Competition. “It was an incredible experience to be part of that festival,” Cano said. He was also a…


NSU Pharmacy Researcher’s Paper Highlighted by American Physiological Society

Each month, the American Physiological Society (APS) selects the most outstanding recently published papers from each of the 10 research journals it publishes. In February, APS selected an article coauthored by Robert Speth, Ph.D., professor of pharmaceutical sciences at NSU’s College of Pharmacy, in conjunction with investigators at Georgetown University…


CAHSS Faculty, Alum, and Student Publish Article on Group Dynamics

Neil Katz, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has published an article with DCRS doctoral graduate Suzette Harriott-Powell, Ph.D., and doctoral candidate Katherine Sosa titled, “Overt and Covert Group Dynamics:  An Innovative Approach for Conflict Resolution…


CAHSS Student Awarded First Place in 2016 Palm Beach International Film Festival Poster Competition

Bailey Glazer, a student in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was awarded First Place in the 2016 Palm Beach International Film Festival Poster Competition. Glazer worked on the winning poster as a project in DPVA’s Typography course, taught…


Lessons from the Front Lines of School Violence: Professor Shares Expertise at Emporia State University

Scott Poland, Ed.D., professor at NSU’s College of Psychology and a recognized expert on school crisis, met with 250 educators and community members at Emporia State University where he discussed “Lessons from the Front Lines of School Violence: Educators and the Community Make a Difference.” Poland was the invited speaker…


CEC’s Association of Information Systems Student Chapter takes Second Place in International Security Competition

The Association of Information Systems (AIS) Student Chapter in NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing was honored to compete in the finals of the Security Case and SAP ERPSim tracks of the AIS Student Chapters competitions. This year’s finals were held April 1-3 in conjunction with the 2016 AIS Student…


CEC Professor Elected as Chair of the Online Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group With AERA

Steven Terrell, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Information Systems and Cybersecurity in NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC) has been elected as Chair of the Online Teaching and Learning Special Interest Group. This is a part of the American Educational Research Association (AERA,) and is comprised of more…


Nature Microbiology Publishes Article on Antibiotic Resistance by Halmos College Faculty Member

Robert Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, has published an article in the journal Nature Microbiology (April 11, 2016 issue). Smith is the co-author of “Antibiotics as a Selective Drivers for Conjugation Dynamics,” based on research that presents implications for designing effective antibiotic…


NSU College of Pharmacy Wins Poster Presentation

Anastasios Lymperopoulos, B.Pharm., M.Sc., Ph.D., F.A.H.A., F.E.S.C., associate professor, NSU’s College of Pharmacy, received a best poster presentation award for his study titled: “Cardiac beta-arrestin2 gene transfer stimulates cardiac function in heart failure via SERCA2a potentiation,” which he presented at the recent Annual Scientific Meeting of the prestigious American College…


NSU Professor Donates His Eagle Crystal to College of Pharmacy

Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, Ph.D., associate professor at NSU’s College of Pharmacy, was invited to speak during the Nanotechnology and Its Industrial Application session at Dubai International Pharmaceuticals and Technologies (DUPHAT) Conference and Exhibition, United Arab Emirates, Dubai on March 15-17 2016. During his presentation, Rawas-Qalaji spoke about his research results during…


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