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NSU Achievements

CAHSS Faculty receive a Florida Breast Cancer Foundation Grant

The Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has been awarded a Florida Breast Cancer Foundation grant totaling $43,899. The project will provide education and empowerment to young women in becoming proactive and aware of their breast health through educational…


CAHSS Faculty awarded Fellowship for US Holocaust Memorial Museum

Gary Gershman, J.D., Ph.D., professor in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has been awarded the 2017 Curt C. and Else Silberman Faculty Seminar Follow-Up Grant for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC. Gershman was one…


NSUCO Assistant Professor Attains Fellowship

Michael J. Au, O.D., FCOVD, assistant professor of optometry, completed the requirements to become a College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) fellow at the annual meeting that was held on April 24 – 29 in Jacksonville, Florida. Au is an alumnus of the Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry…


Halmos Director Presents Ocean STEM Research

This May, the Florida Marine Science Educators Association held its annual conference in St. Augustine, FL. Entitled, “Shining Light on Ocean Literacy”. This conference focused on the Ocean Literacy Principles using current research projects and innovative programming conducted by ocean educators of all levels. The Halmos Director of Academic Support,…


Halmos Faculty Wins Marine Science Educator of the Year

This May Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography faculty member Paul Arena, Ph.D., was awarded the John Beakley “Marine Science Educator of the Year” Award by the Florida Marine Sciences Educators Association (FMSEA). This award is given to an educator who has demonstrated dedication to promoting and developing marine…


NSU’s Dr. H. Thomas Temple Named a Health Care Hero

The Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce honored H. Thomas Temple, M.D., as a “Health Care Hero” at its 20th annual Health Care Heroes® Award ceremony, which was held May 9, 2017 at Jungle Island in Miami. Dr. Temple, who is senior vice president of translational research and economic development for…


NSU Student Artwork Chosen as a Finalist in Agar Art Contest

Alexander Fleming, made famous for his discovery of penicillin, was also an artist. He combined his knowledge of microbiology and his love of art to create living images with colorful microbes. In this fashion, students enrolled in the course ARTS1200: Introduction to Drawing taught by Kandy G Lopez, M.F.A., assistant…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at Omega Psi Phi Chapter at George Mason University on Colonel Charles Young

David Kilroy, Ph.D. faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was an invited to speak at   George Mason University chapter of Omega Psi Phi, the nation’s oldest black fraternity to talk on Colonel Charles Young. Among his accomplishments, Young was the third African American to graduate…


NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine Professor Speaks at National Conference

Deborah Ann Mulligan, D.O., professor, College of Osteopathic Medicine, is a member of the American Telemedicine Association and was a featured speaker at the organization’s national conference from April 23-25.


Nova Southeastern University Receives Telly Award for Human Trafficking PSA

Human trafficking is one of the fastest growing crimes in the world and Broward County, Florida ranks among the highest incidences in the nation. Nova Southeastern University is making a concerted effort to increase awareness of the problem. As part of that initiative, Greg Wright, a multimedia producer in NSU’s…


Halmos College Students and Faculty Join Center for BioMolecular Modeling to Present Research at National Conference

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography (HCNSO) students Riti Vohra, Valentina Ramirez, and Guy Merus joined Professor and Department Chair, Emily Schmitt Lavin, Ph.D. to present their 3-D printed molecular model of an angiotensin receptor at the 2017 Experimental Biology Meeting, American Association of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)…


Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research at NSU Participate in the AACR Conference

The Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research at NSU participated in the Annual Meeting of American Association for Cancer Research on April 1  in Washington, D.C. The team presented a total of nine research papers, attended several presentations and educational sessions. Excitingly, one of the RGI research papers garnered the attention…


NSU-COM Wins First Place AACOM Communications Award

Scott Colton, B.A., APR, who serves as COM/HPD director of medical communications and public relations, received first-place honors in the 2017 American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Excellence in Communications Awards Program. Colton earned the first-place award in the Best Feature Article category for his piece titled “Altruism…


NSU Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Awarded an AAUW Community Action Grant

The Nova Southeastern University branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the recipient of a 2017-18 AAUW Community Action Grant. The grant, spearheaded by AAUW-NSU members Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D., Associate Professor at the Halmos College of Natural Science and Oceanography and Sheila Fabius, M.P.A., Director of…


CAHSS Doctoral Student was featured in the new HBO documentary Rock and a Hard Place

Alexandra Alfaro, M.S., doctoral student in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was featured as a therapist in the new HBO Documentary Rock and a Hard Place. Inspired by Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s own experiences with the law as a…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at Scripps College on “Fatness and the Politics of Desirability”

Andrea Shaw Nevins, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was an invited panelist at Scripps College in Claremont, CA on March 24, 2017. The panel’s topic was, “Fatness and the Politics of Desirability.” Nevins…


CAHSS Faculty Co-Edit book, Constructivist, Critical, and Integrative Approaches to Couples Counseling

Michael Reiter, Ph.D. and Ronald Chenail, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) have co-edited another new book titled Constructivist, Critical, and Integrative Approaches to Couples Counseling. The book, published by Routledge, explores how to conceptualize several theories around…


NIRA Team in CAHSS Receives Highest Award for Position Papers at Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) houses the Nova International Relations Association (NIRA) Model United Nations Team. The team participated in the 2017 Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference (SRMUN) held in Charlotte, NC. The team represented Angola in five separate committees, including the Security Council. For…


NSU Occupational Therapists at Hill Day in Tallahassee

On Wed. Feb 21 over 60 Florida occupational therapy practitioners and students arrived at our State Capitol for the Florida Occupational Therapy Association’s (FOTA) Hill Day. Three faculty (Bloch, Ed.D, OT/L, Lambdin-Pattavina, OT, OTR/L and Peirce, Ph.D, OTR/L) represented Nova Southeastern University from the Department of Occupational Therapy Fort Lauderdale…


CAHSS Faculty and Student Publish article in the Journal of Religion and Health

Eileen Smith-Cavros, Ph.D., and Joyce Avorti-Wuaku, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) published an article in the Journal of Religion and Health. The article is titled, “All I Need is Help to Do Well: Herbs, Medicines, Faith,…


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