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Halmos Faculty and Student Conduct Research at Buffalo Gap National Grasslands

This summer, Halmos faculty member Paul Baldauf, Ph.D. and undergraduate environmental sciences senior Lucca Libonatti traveled to the White River Badlands in South Dakota to study paleodroughts on the northern Great Plains. Working with faculty and students from Slippery Rock University, Baldauf and Libonatti collected samples from sand dunes to…


Halmos College Assistant Dean Co-edits Book for Springer

In 2018, Springer – International Publisher Science, Technology, Medicine will release “Advances in Artificial Systems for Medicine and Education”, co-edited by Halmos assistant dean and professor Matthew He, Ph.D. This book presents an overview of the latest artificial intelligence systems and methods, which have a broad spectrum of effective and…


NSU Professor to Receive Founder’s Tree of Life Award at Leaders Awards Gala 2017

NSU Associate Professor Judith McKay, Ph.D., of Conflict Resolution and Community Studies will receive Founder’s Tree of Life Award at the 8th Annual Leaders Awards Gala held on Saturday, September 9, 2017, Sheraton Suites Cypress Creek. The event will be hosted by Leaders Recognizing Leaders, a leadership and community service…


Halmos College Students Partake in Cancer Center Collaboration

This summer, two Halmos College students traveled to Houston, Texas where they attended the MD Anderson Cancer Center summer undergraduate research program. The biology majors: Keerthi Thallapureddy and Antonio Corral were chosen to spend 10 weeks at the Cancer Center with only 200 other students from across the country. Mentored…


12 College of Dental Medicine Students Inducted Into Dental Honor Society

One of the highest honors an NSU College of Dental Medicine (CDM) student can achieve is induction into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Chi Psi chapter—the national dental honor society. This year, OKU inducted 12 CDM students and two faculty members. The group meets annually for the induction ceremony, which…


Dean Featured in Televised Health Segment

Linda C. Niessen, D.M.D., M.P.H., M.P.P., the College’s Dean, discussed the existence of a “cavity gene” in a televised Health Beat news item that aired on multiple NBC affiliates around the United States. In the segment, Niessen said she is increasingly convinced there is a cavity gene. “Dental research is showing…


Halmos Faculty and Student Attend Oak Ridge National Laboratory Research Program

This summer Halmos faculty member Jacilynn Brant, Ph.D. and her student, chemistry major Jake Bence, participated in the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) HBCU/MEI Summer Research Program. As part of this program, Dr. Brant and Jake worked in the Chemical Sciences Division in the Nanomaterials Chemistry Group. There they conducted…


Three Halmos Graduate Students Awarded Research Grants

This summer three Halmos College M.S. students were awarded research grants from the Southern Florida Chapter of the Explorers Club student grant program. These diverse projects are all supervised by Halmos faculty member Amy Hirons, Ph.D. The students will use these funds to forward their graduate thesis projects. The three…


Halmos Graduate Student Wins Poster Presentation at International Conference

Halmos College Marine Biology M.S. student Sarah Gumbleton’s poster, “Parasitic Indicators of Foraging Strategies in Wading Birds” won best student poster presentation at the 41st meeting of the Waterbird Society’s international Conference in Reykjavik, Iceland. Established in 1976, the Waterbird Society is an international scientific, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the…


CAHSS Professor Completes Student’s Military Commission

Stephen Grabner added “Captain” to his name on his way out of Nova Southeastern University. Stephen Grabner, a College Psychology student, served as a student worker in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences’ Department of Justice and Human Services. Grabner was accepted for an internship at the U.S….


College of Health Care Sciences Five Years in the Making of EXSC 3859

The winter semester ended with the presence of Kristi Krueger and Channel 10 News on NSU’s campus to capture the story of EXSC 3850 Adapted Community Fitness Programming, a course five years in the making by Tobin Silver, Ph.D., CSCS, associate professor and practicum director, Exercise and Sport Science. Silver…


NSU Faculty, Students Present at American Psychological Association Convention

College of Psychology faculty and students represented Nova Southeastern University at the 125th annual APA convention, which took place Aug. 3-6 in Washington, D.C. They participated in panels such as “Transnational Approaches to Fighting Sexual Trafficking” with Professor Lenore Walker, Ed.D., and “Forensic Evaluation in a Criminal Setting” with Steven…


NSU Epidemiologist Recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award

United Way of Broward County’s Commission on Substance Abuse is pleased to announce that the Co-Chair of its Surveillance Committee, Jim Hall, was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Florida Alcohol and Drug Abuse Association.  The presentation was held on Thursday, August 17 before 1,300 substance abuse and…


Halmos College Research Scientist wins 40 under 40 Award

This summer Halmos College Research Scientist Derek Burkholder, Ph.D. was awarded the South Florida Business Journal 40 Under 40 award. The 40 Under 40 Award recognizes young professionals in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties for outstanding success and contributions to their community. They were selected from hundreds of nominations…


Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Adjunct Professor Receives Distinguished Senior Fulbright Specialist Award

Frederick Ricci, Ed.D., former Program Professor of Education and presently adjunct professor at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, Nova Southeastern University received the distinguished Senior Fulbright Specialist Award.  Ricci completed his project as a visiting professor at the University of Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany. He developed a graduate teacher…


Faculty Members Shine at FSACOFP Convention

During the Florida Society of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians (FSACOFP) Convention and Family Medicine Update held July 26–30 in Orlando, Florida, several faculty members from NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine received awards and were elected to positions on the FSACOFP Executive Committee. Judith Schaffer, D.O., assistant professor…


NSU-COM Students Take Top Prize

At the 14th International Conference on Clinical and Experimental Dermatology on June 20 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Two NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students—third-year student Christopher Mancuso, M.H.S., and second-year student Megan Hemmrich—received the first-place award for their poster “The Use of Xenografts in the Reconstruction of the Ear Following Keloid…


NSU-COM Faculty, Staff Members Honored with Dean’s Awards

Recently, the Dean College of Osteopathic Medicine dean, Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S. presented  Jennifer Jordan, Ed.D., assistant dean of medical education with Faculty Member of the Year award. Elaine Lefkowitz, director of clinical education, received the Director/Coordinator of the Year award and  Nilda Hernandez, data system administrator,…


CAHSS Faculty Presents in Ireland on US Presidential Visits to Ireland

On July 4, 2017, David Kilroy, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) gave a presentation in Callan, County Kilkenny, Ireland. His talk was titled “From the White House to the Thatched Cottage: U.S. Presidential Visits to Ireland and the Immigrant Narrative.”  It was part…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference in Venice

Bill J. Adams, DMA, faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), presented on June 23, 2017 at the International Journal of Arts and Sciences Conference which was held at Ca‘ Foscari University of Venice, Italy.  The title of the presentation was “Liminal Observation in Multidisciplinary Performance:…


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