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CAHSS Faculty Appointed to Editorial Board of Conflict Resolution Quarterly

Neil Katz, Ph.D. faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was appointed to the editorial board of Conflict Resolution Quarterly (CRQ). CRQ is the journal of the Association for Conflict Resolution, a leading professional association in the field of…


CAHSS Faculty Awarded Grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse

Mance Buttram, Ph.D. and Steven Kurtz, Ph.D., from NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) have been awarded a grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse. The grant is entitled, “An Examination of Gabapentin/Pregabalin Initiation, Misuse, and Consequences,” The research assistant on the grant is Michael Fein,…


CAHSS Faculty, Student, and Alum Present at Third International Symposium on Teaching about Extremism, Terror, and Trauma 2017 in Montreal

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), Bina Patel, Ph.D., graduate of the doctoral program in conflict analysis and resolution, and Crystina Wyler, M.A., graduate of the M.A. in Cross-disciplinary Studies program and current doctoral student…


CAHSS Faculty is Guest Editor of Journal of Peacebuilding and Development

Mary Hope Schwoebel, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was the guest editor of a special edition of the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development. Schwoebel’s editorial was entitled, “Peacebuilding Approaches to Preventing and Transforming Violent Extremism.”…


Romer Ocanto, Chair of the CDM’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Honored at International Conference

Romer Ocanto, D.D.S., M.S., CAGS, chair of the CDM’s Department of Pediatric Dentistry, was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for the best poster at the International Conference on Dentistry and Oral Health held in September in Valencia, Spain. Ocanto also received $500 Euros toward expenses at the 2018 meeting…


American Association of University Women-NSU and Halmos Team Up to Build PACE E-STEAM

On September 28, eight students from the PACE Center for Girls started their “E-STEAM (Exploring – Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) Project for Girls”. This experiential learning initiative is dedicated to encouraging girls to pursue higher education and STEAM careers by way of mentorship, interactive activities and academic success…


FCE Faculty Member named Guest Editor of Transnational Social Review

Vanaja Nethi, Ph.D., faculty member in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, has been named a guest editor of Transnational Social Review (TSR) on the focus topic Transnational Education: Teaching and Learning Across Borders. This issue will be published in May 2018. TSR is a peer-reviewed…


CAHSS Faculty Publishes Book, Family Therapy: An Introduction to Process, Practice, and Theory

Michael Reiter, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) authored the book, Family Therapy: An Introduction to Process, Practice, and Theory. The book, published by Routledge, is a primer for students, professionals, and trainees to understand how family therapists…


NSU’s Honors College Recognizes HCBE Faculty with the Living the Values Award

NSU’s Honors College would like to recognize September’s Honors College Living the Values recipient Albert Williams, Ph.D.  The month of September focused on the ‘Student Centered’ Core Value.  Williams is an associate professor of finance and economics at the H. Wayne College of Business and Entrepreneurship. It is fitting that…


FCE Faculty Member named Associate Editor of Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue

Michelle Tenam-Zemach, Ed.D., faculty member in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, has been named associate editor of Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue (CTD). Since 2008, Tenam-Zemach has been a full time faculty member at NSU. Her areas of expertise are in curriculum…


CAHSS Epidemiologist Receives Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association Lifetime Achievement Award

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to announce that James Hall has been awarded the Florida Alcohol & Drug Abuse Association Lifetime Achievement Award (FADAA). Hall is an epidemiologist with NSU’s Center for Applied Research on Substance Abuse (ARSH) in the Department of Justice and…


Halmos Student Conducts Research Project at California State University, Monterey Bay

This summer, Halmos College undergraduate chemistry major Emily Pope traveled to Monterey Bay, California to spend 10 weeks in the Monterey Bay Regional Ocean Science Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU). Emily worked with John Goeltz, Ph.D., an assistant professor at California State University, Monterey Bay. Dr. Goeltz research focuses on…


Halmos Researcher awarded part of $50 million Project to Study Effects on Oil in Gulf of Mexico

The Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative (GoMRI) awarded their final two-year grants to support researcher of the effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. One of the individual awardees is Halmos research scientist and alumna D. Abigail Renegar, Ph.D. Her research project, “Coral-Tox: A Species-Sensitivity Assessment of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Toxicity…


Halmos Faculty Joins Federal Ocean Science Expedition in the mid- and south Atlantic Coast

Halmos faculty member Tracey Sutton, Ph.D. will join a new federal ocean partnership DEEP SEARCH starting this September. This four and a half year study will research the deep-sea coral, canyon, and gas seep ecosystems in the mid- and south Atlantic. The research is organized through the National Oceanographic Partnership…


FCE Professor Presents in Panjin China

Hui Fang Huang “Angie” Su, Ed.D., Associate Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education was invited to the Panjin Liaodong Bay Experimental High School in China, to discuss education in the United States and teaching and learning using…


Halmos College Assistant Dean to Host Two International Conferences in 2018

In March 2018, Halmos Assistant Dean and professor Matthew He, Ph.D. will host two international conferences in Miami, Florida. The first conference is the BIT’s 11th Annual World Protein and Peptide Conference 2018. PepCon-2018 consists of specialized scientific programs, tailored to highlight the latest and most exciting discoveries in diverse…


Halmos Assistant Dean Visits Dalian Ocean University in China

In August, Assistant Dean Matthew He, Ph.D. visited Dalian Ocean University, China. While there, Dr. He had an opportunity to meet with deans and associate deans from School of Fisheries and Life Sciences and School of Marine Technology and Environment, where he highlighted Halmos College’s research and education programs. It…


Halmos Mathematician Delivers Keynote Lecture in Moscow, Russia

This August, Halmos faculty member and assistant dean Matthew He, Ph.D. presented the keynote lecture at the First International Conference of Artificial Intelligence, Medical Engineering, and Education in Moscow, Russia. Matthew He’s lecture, entitled “From Informatics to Intelligence: Bioinformatics, Bioengineering, and Brain Science” covered the many intersections of science, engineering,…


CAHSS Faculty Interviewed by CapeTalk from South Africa on the Changing Portrayal of Women in Film

Kate Waites, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was interviewed by CapeTalk, a radio program in South Africa. The topic was “The Portrayal of Women in Film.” Waites has done extensive work in the area of gender studies, images of women/gender in popular culture,…


Halmos Mathematics Faculty Member Organizes Special Session at International Conference

This August, Halmos faculty member Fuzhen Zhang, Ph.D. organized a special session entitled “Matrix Analysis and its Applications” at the 3rd Congress of mathematicians of the Pacific Rim Mathematics Association (PRIMA17) which was held in Oaxaca, Mexico. A professor in the Department of Mathematics, Zhang worked with his international colleagues…


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