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NSU Achievements

Palm Beach County Medical Society Honors two NSU Heroes

Recently, a faculty member and student of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine were recognized for their commitment to health care. James Howell, M.D., M.P.H., assistant dean of professional relations and chair of the Department of Rural and Urban Underserved Medicine, and OMS-IV Andrea Palestro were honored for their accomplishments during…


SHSS Faculty, Students and Alum Publish in International Journal of Solution-Focused Practices

Anne Rambo, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has published two articles in the International Journal of Solution-Focused Practices, Vol 3, No1 (2015). One article is titled, “Culturally Competent Solution Focused Conversations with Caribbean-American Youth: A Case…


Professor and Student Contribute to Climate-Change Research and International Policy Making

Sujay Kamisetti, a sophomore biology major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and member of NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program, presented at the annual conference of the National Council for Science and the Environment (NCSE) in Washington, D.C. Under the guidance of Song Gao, Ph.D., associate professor at the…


Students Selected as Scientific Fellows Attend Sunposium 2015 Conference

Selected for the Scientific Fellowship Program by the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience (MPFI), four students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences were invited to attend Sunposium 2015––a two-day conference featuring world-renowned scientists from the U.S. and Europe. Behavioral neuroscience majors Carmen DeJesus, Ezana Assefa, and Reena…


NSU Pharmacy Students Help Provide Health Screenings in Underserved Communities

NSU College of Pharmacy (COP) Palm Beach Campus (PBC) students Christiane Rothenberg (‘16), Dean’s Ambassador Stacy Tran (‘17), David Pham (‘17), and Akash Patel (‘17) coordinated the COP’s inter-professional participation in the NSU/Health Professions Division (HPD) 13th AHEC Hendry/Glades Community Health Fair in Clewiston, Florida on April 18, 2015.  The…


NSU Dental Residents Win Research Competition

Oral & Maxillofacial Residency Program residents from NSU’s College of Dental Medicine won the 2nd Annual Resident and Fellow Research Day competition sponsored by Florida International University’s (FIU) Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine on April 27. The team received a $2,000 grand prize for its presentation “The New Paradigm in…


SHSS Faculty Presents on Donor Driven Transitional Justice and Peacebuilding

Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate chool of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently presented at the 2015 International Studies Association (ISA) Conference held in New Orleans. The conference theme was “Global IR and Regional Worlds.” Muvingi’s presentation was…


Undergraduate Students Present at Natl. Museum of Natural History and Marine Mammal Commission

Three marine biology majors at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences presented their independent study research on Hawaiian monk seals to researchers at the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and to members of the Marine Mammal Commission in Bethesda, Maryland, March 26–27,…


College of Pharmacy Expands Dean’s Ambassador Program

The College of Pharmacy (COP) was proud to celebrate the expansion of the Dean’s Ambassador Program to the Palm Beach Campus and Puerto Rico Regional Campus during its Induction Ceremony held via broadcast at each Campus on April 7, 2015.  Selected based on their academic achievement, their Shark pride and commitment…


College of Pharmacy Students Present to Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists

NSU College of Pharmacy (COP) P2 students and Dean’s Ambassadors Tiffany Harisson and Ana Ungureanu, P4 student Stepan Uhlyar and PGY-2 Resident Matthew Sherman, Pharm.D., presented at the 2015 College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) annual meeting in Tampa under the direction of José Rey, Pharm.D., COP associate professor,…


NSU’s Model United Nations Team Earns Top Honors at Regional Competition

For the second consecutive year, NSU’s Model United Nations Team sponsored by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences delivered an outstanding performance at the Southern Regional Model United Nations (SRMUN) conference in Charlotte, North Carolina, April 11–12, 2015. Competing against more than 70 delegations comprised of hundreds of students…


NSU Dental Students Win Video Competition

NSU’s Hispanic Dental Association chapter recently won the organization’s “Nuestros Ninos” competition. The students created a video that showcases and tests a prototype to help children improve oral health. Click here to watch the video.  


College of Pharmacy Celebrates Administrative Professionals Day

NSU’s College of Pharmacy proudly recognizes the vital contributions of its administrative professionals. To this end, Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D., dean, hosted a special luncheon to celebrate the College’s administrative professionals based at the Fort Lauderdale Campus on Administrative Professionals Day, April 22, 2015.


Biology Major Honored at 2015 STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium

Divya Pandya, a biology major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, was awarded second place for her poster presentation at the third annual Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) 2015 STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium. The symposium took place on April 4, 2015, at William and Helen Thomas STEM Center…


SHSS Students and Alum Present at the 2015 NASPA Annual Conference

Craig Johnson and Rae Horton, graduate students in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) at NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), and SHSS alumna Stephani Schmidt, M.S., along with Carol Galladian, Ph.D., presented at the 2015 NASPA Annual Conference in New Orleans. NASPA is the Student Affairs…


SHSS Faculty Presents at the 64th Center for Latin American Studies Annual Conference

Elena Bastidas, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented at the 64th Center for Latin American Studies Annual Conference held at the University of Florida this past March. The theme of the conference was “Envisioning…


NSU Nursing Faculty Member Publishes Article on National Nursing Faculty Shortage

Marcia J. Derby, Ph.D., R.N., associate professor in NSU’s College of Nursing, recently published an article in the Journal of Nursing and Care titled, “The Nursing Faculty Shortage: Predictors of Job Satisfaction and Intent to Stay in Academe: A Review of the Literature.” The article explored the impact of the…


SHSS Student Named Program Manager for Engaged Learning and Research at Stanford University

Nate Berger, master’s student in the College Student Affairs program in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences has started his new employment as the program manager for engaged learning and research at Haas Center for Public Service at Stanford University. Prior…


SHSS Student serves as COO of PLS 3rd Learning

Sarah Glenn-Smith, M.B.A., doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), is the Chief Operating Officer at PLS 3rd Learning. PLS 3rd Learning is a collaborative teaching and learning online environment to support teaching and learning online….


SHSS Faculty Presents at International Studies Association Conference in New Orleans

Bertha Kadenyi Amisi, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently presented at the 2015 International Studies Association (ISA) Conference held in New Orleans. The conference theme was “Global IR and Regional Worlds.” Amisi’s presentation was…


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