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Fischler College faculty members participate in Leadership Broward Summit

Seven faculty members from the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education recently presented at the Leadership Broward Summit, an annual event organized by the Leadership Broward Foundation. The faculty members and the presentation topics were: Aspiring to peak performance– Presenters: Frederick Ricci, Ed.D., Joan Kowal, Ed.D., Hui Fang Huang Angie…


CAHSS Faculty and Students Have Research Film Accepted by The Journal of Video Ethnology

Eileen Smith-Cavros, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies in NSU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS), along with students conducted research in Mexico titled: “Mana Tee Lagoon: Yesterday and Today.” For two years, an interdisciplinary team traveled several times to a rural village in Veracruz, Mexico…


Collegiate DECA Team Brings Home Honors

In its first year in operation, NSU’s collegiate DECA chapter, sponsored by the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship (HCBE), brought home honors from the recent 55th Annual Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference (ICDC) in Washington, D.C. More than 1600 college students from the United States, Canada,…


Halmos College Assistant Dean Presents at Conferences in China

Matthew He, Ph.D., professor, and assistant dean at the NSU Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, was a key participant in two prestigious conferences in Dalian, China, featuring scientists and researchers from around globe. The conferences were held April 25–29, 2016. He hosted a keynote forum, chaired a special…


College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty Members Receive Kenyon Award

NSU-COM faculty members Janet Lynn Roseman, Ph.D., M.S., RDMT, assistant professor of medical education, and Kamilah B. Thomas-Purcell, Ph.D., M.P.H., assistant professor of public health, recently received the 2016–2017 Kenyon Primary Care Cancer-Related Research Grant. Since 2001, NSU-COM has provided this funding opportunity to faculty members through an endowment created…


CAHSS Presents at Second International Symposium on Teaching about Terror, Extremism, and Trauma

  Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) along with Aleks Nesic, Ph.D., graduate of the DCRS doctoral program and DCRS students Crystina Wyler and Saed Kakei, presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Teaching…


CAHSS Students Receive Awards at Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference

The Nova International Relations Association (NIRA) is the Model United Nations team in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS). NIRA recently participated in the Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference in Charlotte, NC. This year’s theme was “The United Nations at 70: Addressing the Changing Landscape of…


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…


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