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Halmos Faculty Helped Find a New Species of Parasite

This fall, Halmos faculty member Christopher Blanar, Ph.D. co-authored a paper entitled, “Validity of the Diplostomoidea and Diplostomida (Digenea, Platyhelminthes) upheld in phylogenomic analysis”. The group studied the parasite ordered Diplostomida. These includes schistosomes, that are parasitic flatworms responsible for a highly significant group of infections in humans termed schistosomiasis,…


Halmos College Faculty and Students Attend American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting

On the weekend of October 20, Halmos College biology faculty member Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D. travelled to Orlando, FL to attend the Florida Branch of the American Society for Microbiology (FLASM) Annual Meeting. Attending with her were three of her independent research study students. Torruellas Garcia is a branch officer…


Halmos Biology Faculty Receives $500K Research Grant

This October, Halmos College Biology faculty member Robert Smith, Ph.D. received a $534,000 grant from the Army Research Office. This three-year grant will be used to develop new strategies to reduce and prevent infection from bacteria. Dr. Smith along with co-principle investigators Omar Eldakar, Ph.D. (also from the department of…


FCE Professor named VP of Higher Education for the Florida Council of Teachers Mathematics

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 named Vice President for Higher Education, Florida Council of Teachers and Mathematics (FCTM). Dr. Su recently presented at the FCTM Conference in Daytona Beach, Florida, together with one of her former…


Commemorating Decades of Innovation and Success

The department of Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) has a long, successful history that sets it apart from other SLP programs in the country. Among these distinctions are some notable firsts. A major one is the provision of innovative delivery systems. For example, the department was the first SLP program to offer…


NSU Student Featured in NFL Segment

Julius Thomas, NSU student and former NFL player for the Miami Dolphins and the Denver Broncos, appeared in a segment Sunday morning for the NFL game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Thomas was featured on segment called Life After Football, and spoke about his decision in getting…


NSU AAUW Branch celebrates 10th Anniversary

This September, the Nova Southeastern University AAUW (FL) Branch received a certificate of honor in recognition of its 10th anniversary. AAUW is committed to advancing equity for women and girls. Each year, NSU’s local branch supports the International Women’s Day Colloquium in March, as well as supporting the E-STEAM (Exploring…


FCE’s My Favorite Teacher Project Invited to Visit the U.S. Department of Education

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education undergraduate students, Chloe Behar and Jackie Trott, were invited to share the “My Favorite Teacher Project” with the United States Department of Education in Washington D.C. The goal of the “My Favorite Teacher” project is to interview 5,000 people around the world by…


OKU welcomes newest members

The CDM’s Chi Psi chapter of the national dental honor society Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) welcomed its newest members: Ashley Beck, Michael S. DiSanto, Andrew M. Falestiny, Kalynn M. Foster, Jamie J. Gonzalez, Tiffany Lu, Brianna Mastrianni, Marjan Mirkheshti, Ashvi Mittal, Lily Nguyen, Kelli Orcutt, Derek S. Stallard, Shelby Willoughby,…


CAHSS Student presents “Social Media Conflict-How AI and Digital Ads are used to Disrupt and Distract Online Communities”

Kimberly Cohane, M.S., doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), gave a presentation at the 18th Annual Association for Conflict Resolution Conference in Pittsburg, PA on Friday, October 5, 2018.  Cohane’s presentation was entitled, “Social Media Conflict-How Artificial Intelligence (AI) and…


CAHSS Hosts the film, “Lift the Mask” and visit Pompano Youth Treatment Center

On Oct. 17, 2018, NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), in collaboration with The Quell Foundation and the NSU Division of Advancement and Community Relations, screened the powerful documentary, “Lift the Mask: Portraits of Life with Mental Illness.” The film, produced by the Quell Foundation, offers compelling…


Halmos Faculty Presents the Deep Sea to Broward County Middle and Elementary Schools

During midterms’ week this October, Halmos faculty member Tamara Frank, Ph.D. with Ruth Musgrave from WhaleTimes, Inc. did 28 workshops in various Broward County elementary and middle schools.  Over 600 students were able to experience “Deep Sea in the Deep Sea”. Teachers could choose the presentation they wanted: Deep-sea Vision…


Halmos Mathematics Colloquium Series Hosted Talk on Integrable Equations

On Friday, October 19th, Wen-Xiu Ma, Ph.D., Professor of Mathematics, University of South Florida, Tampa, presented a talk entitled, “The Riemann-Hilbert approach to integrable equations”. The seminar was about the Riemann-Hilbert approach to integrable equations in (1+1)-dimensions. The starting point is a pair of matrix eigenvalue problems, called a Lax…


NSU Students and Faculty Participate in the Day in the Life of a Nurse

On Friday, October 5, 2018, students and faculty from the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing, participated in the Day in the Life of a Nurse. The Nursing Consortium of South Florida, a coalition of hospitals, nursing schools, and health care staffing organizations, organizes this annual event to promote…


NSU’s Associate Professor Commemorates Decades of Innovation and Success

THE DEPARTMENT OF Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) has a long, successful history that sets it apart from other SLP programs in the country. Among these distinctions are some notable firsts. A major one is the provision of innovative delivery systems. For example, the department was the first SLP program to offer…


NSU MD Celebrates Preliminary Accreditation and Honors Medical Education Leaders

On October 10, 2018, the NSU Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Allopathic Medicine (NSU MD) celebrated the one-year anniversary of receiving preliminary accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME). Since that time, NSU MD welcomed a class of 53 change-agents who will become future physician leaders, the…


The College of Dental Medicine Shares in Henry Schein Cares Donation / Mission Trip 2018

The College of Dental Medicine is one of nine dental colleges that is sharing in the donation by Henry Schein, Inc., in health care products in support of the colleges’ oral health outreach missions to underserved communities in the U.S. and around the world. The donations are being made as…


CAHSS Student published book chapter, “Commander in Brief: Trump Tweets and Sexual Violence in the Military”

April Coan, M.B.A, doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has written a book chapter in, Trumpism: The Politics of Gender in a Post-Propitious America, edited by Laura Finley, Ph.D., and Matthew Johnson, M.A. Cambridge Scholars Publishers…


Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Professor Publishes Journal

Michelle Tenam-Zemach, Ed.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education is the Associate Editor of  the recently published book, Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, Volume 20, Numbers 1 & 2, 2018. The purpose of the journal is to promote the scholarly…


Student Disaster Housing Program Promotes Statewide Fellowship

Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S.4, dean of the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine (KPCOM), has initiated the creation of an important website to benefit students attending Florida’s various medical schools. In October 2016, Wallace presented an innovative idea to the Council of Florida Medical School Deans (CFMSD)…


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