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NSU Achievements

Strategic Forum Group Awards Scholarship

The Strategic Forum group awarded Huizenga Business School graduate student, Jacqueline Benigni with its scholarship on Nov. 21, 2014. Award selection is made by Forum Board members and is given to a student who is an active member of the Strategic Forum Student Group–student professionals participating in mentoring and leadership…


NSU College of Dental Medicine Faculty Published in Prestigious Journal

NSU College of Dental Medicine faculty members Ines Velez, D.D.S., M.S.; Neil Spielholz, P.T., Ph.D.; Michael A. Siegel, D.D.S., M.S.; and Tulia Gonzalez, D.D.S., recently were published in the Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology Journal. The article was titled “MuGard, an oral mucoadhesive hydrogel, reduces the…


Speech and Occupational Therapy Students Join Together to Learn about Augmentative and Alternative Communication

Each October, Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is celebrated around the world. The goal is to raise awareness about AAC and to teach the public about the many different ways in which people communicate, including using Speech Generated Devices. Last month, students in NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences’ Masters…


NSU Law Takes Top Honors at Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition

NSU Law students Berkin Aslan, Brandon Dinetz, Andrew Jaffe, and Ivan Rodriguez traveled to Buffalo to compete in the 11th annual Buffalo-Niagara Mock Trial Competition. The competition featured the best trial advocacy programs in the country. Law students tried both sides of a homicide case before experienced judges and trial…


Abraham S. Fischler School of Education Hosts Annual Cervantes Awards Ceremony

Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education and the Hispanic Advisory Board recognized more than a dozen distinguished educators throughout Miami-Dade County on October 28 during the 17th Annual Cervantes Awards Ceremony, held at the Miami Airport Hilton. Event honorees received “Outstanding Educator Awards” for the significant contributions…


SHSS Clinic Director, Alum, and Students Present at the Conference on Solution-Focused Practices

Arlene Bret Gordon, Ph.D., director of the Brief Therapy Institute and adjunct faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was a co-presenter at the 2014 Conference on Solution-Focused Practices held in Santa Fe, NM. The conference was sponsored by the…


Intellectual Property Law Society Compete in Dade Legal Aid’s Patently Impossible Project

NSU Shepard Broad Law Center’s student organization, Intellectual Property Law Society (IPLS), recently participated in Miami Dade Legal Aid’s 5th Annual Patently Impossible Project at the Miami Science Museum. The event is one of the top rated of the year for the South Florida Intellectual Property legal community. The evening…


4th District Court of Appeal Hold Oral Arguments at Law Center

On Wednesday, November 12, 2014, the Fourth District Court of Appeal of Florida held oral arguments at NSU Shepard Broad Law Center’s main courtroom. Traveling oral arguments take the Fourth District Court of Appeal across Florida to help the public and law students learn more about the judiciary’s indispensable role…


SHSS Faculty presents in Istanbul at International Transgenerational Trauma Conference

Cheryl Duckworth, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented at the Third Annual International Conference on Transgenerational Trauma: Communal Wounds and Victim Identities. The conference was held in Istanbul, Turkey and was sponsored by Common…


NSU College of Pharmacy Student Selected to Attend Advocacy Event in Nation’s Capital

Yamel Yanez, doctoral candidate at NSU’s College of Pharmacy was selected to attend the 2015 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) groundbreaking event on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., that will include more than 300 advocates from across the nation. The purpose of this program is to educate members…


Nova Southeastern University Celebrates Physical Therapy Month

October means Columbus, costumes, and commemorating all things physical therapy. Students from NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences’ Doctor of Physical Therapy (PT) program celebrated Physical Therapy (PT) Month by organizing a competition to highlight both brains and brawn. Coordinated by the 2016 and 2017 PT class vice presidents, PT…


100% Pass Rate for Orlando Physician Assistants

NSU Orlando’s Physician Assistant program can boast a 100% first time pass rate on the PANCE exam for the third year in a row! Additionally, the graduates of NSU Orlando’s PA program have bested the national average for the exam for the past four years. The PANCE (Physician Assistant National…


SHSS Student Presents on the Role of Media in the Rwandan Genocide at UMASS Conference

Carlyn Jorgensen, doctoral candidate in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS,) gave a presentation at the University of Massachusetts Boston 10th Biennial Graduate Conference. The theme of the conference was “Conflict Studies and Global Governance: The New Generation of…


Law Dean Jon M. Garon and Professor of Law Jane Ellen Cross Speak at Democracy in the Americas Symposium

NSU Shepard Broad Law Center Dean and Professor of Law Jon M. Garon welcomed the panel of speakers for the presentation, “Rule of Law: Governance & Security.” Professor and Director of the Caribbean Law Programs Jane Ellen Cross presented during the panel as part of a two-day symposium, Democracy in…


NSU Faculty Participate in Google Preservice Computational Thinking Logistics Meeting

Fischler School of Education program professor Jan Yates recently participated in a meeting with national and international Computer Science and Computer Science Education faculty and Goggle staff to discuss Computational Thinking and preservice education programs. The meeting was held at Google’s Mountain View, California, campus where participants discussed problem-solving strategies…


Optometric Resident Awarded Allergan Travel Fellowship

Brandon Prete, O.D., optometric resident, NSU College of Optometry, was awarded a travel fellowship to attend the American Academy of Optometry meeting in Denver, Colorado on November 12-15. The generous grant was sponsored by Allergan Eye Care. The Academy’s Residents Day Committee evaluated the applicants by assessing their curriculum vitae,…


NSU Dental Student Participates in DENTSPLY Student Clinician Research Program

DENTSPLY International Inc. (NASDAQ: XRAY) recently held the 55th Annual American Dental Association (ADA)/DENTSPLY Student Clinician Research Program and Reception during the during the 2014 ADA Annual Session in San Antonio, Texas. Approximately 70 student clinicians, including NSU College of Dental Medicine student Adam Saltz, participated in this year’s program…


SHSS Student Presents at the Institute of Conflict Resolution at University of Florida

  Nadine Pierre-Louis, a doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) at NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), recently made a presentation at the Institute of Conflict Resolution at the University of Florida. The presentation was part of continuing mediator education. Pierre-Louis’ presentation was…


NSU Law Participates in Broward’s Read for the Record Event

Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center’s Public Interest Law Society recently participated in the national Read for the Record event at Endeavor Primary Learning Center in Lauderhill. The event celebrates literacy by mobilizing millions of children and adults to read the same book on the same day. Children’s Services…


Sam Purkis, Ph.D., Wins Prestigious Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award

Ralph V. Rogers, Jr., Ph.D., NSU’s executive vice-president for academic affairs and provost, recently presented Sam Purkis, Ph.D., M.B.A, associate professor at NSU’s Oceanographic Center, with the 4th Annual Provost’s Research and Scholarship Award. The announcement was made at the External Funding Recognition Reception. Purkis is an internationally recognized earth…


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