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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…


CAHSS Faculty Awarded Conference on College Composition & Communication Research Initiative Grant

Janine Morris, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Writing and Communication in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), received the Conference on College Composition & Communication (CCCC) Research Initiative Grant. Faculty members from University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and Old Dominion University also received the…


Assistant Dean of Optometry Appointed Dean at KYCO

The University of Pikeville has named Michael Bacigalupi, O.D., M.S., FAAO, assistant dean for student affairs and admissions for the NSU College of Optometry (NSUCO), dean of Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO). Bacigalupi has been with NSUCO since 2005 and during his time has been named Executive of the Year…


CAHSS Faculty Interviewed for two Articles on Women and Peacebuilding

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 interviewed for two articles on the role of women in peacebuilding. The first article, may be found at https://elpais.com/elpais/2018/04/25/planeta_futuro/1524659864_595784.html and tells of women against jihadism is…


Halmos Mathematicians Celebrate Brain Bowl and Matrix Winner

On April 16th, the Halmos College Department of Mathematics hosted its annual Mathematics Brain Bowl intramural competition. Co-Sponsors of the event were Halmos faculty Ricardo Carrera, Ph.D. and Diego Castano, Ph.D. The winners of the Brain Bowl were undergraduates Liam White and Anthony Borges. After the conclusion of the Brain…


NSU Director Recognized by Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County

Lynn Larose, director in NSU’s Office of Special Events and Community Partnerships, was honored at the 10th Annual 100 Outstanding Women of Broward County event. The event, hosted by the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, brought together more than 1,200 of the area’s “Who’s Who” in community. The…


FCE Professor Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

Hui Fang Huang “Angie” Su, Ed.D., Associate Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE)  has been presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who. Su has been with the Fischler College of Education since 2001, where she…


16-year-old to Graduate from NSU with Two Bachelor’s Degrees

When 16-year-old Mya Abdulahad walks across the stage to graduate Friday, she will not be picking up her high school diploma. Instead, she will be getting two bachelor’s degrees from Nova Southeastern University’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography. Rebecca Vargas from WSVN Channel 7 News sat down with the student…


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