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CAHSS Students Present at the National Conference on College Composition and Communication

Four undergraduate students in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CASHSS) presented at the National Conference on College Composition and Communication in Portland Oregon, which was held March 16, 2017 (http://www.ncte.org/cccc/conv). The CCCC supports and promotes the teaching and study of college composition and communication. The student-presenters were:…


CAHSS Faculty Presents at the 24th NINE Conference in Phoenix

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), presented at the 24th NINE Spring Training Conference. The event was held in March in Phoenix, AZ. The conference invites original, unpublished papers regarding aspects of baseball,…


Department of Biological Studies Undergraduate Students Showcase their Research at International Genetics Conference

Paula Leroro-Garzon, Andrew Gonedes and Gregory Edwards, undergraduate biology majors at the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, presented a collaborative research poster during the Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network (OMGN) Annual Meeting at the Asilomar Conference Grounds in Pacific Grove, California, Mar. 11–14, 2017. Titled “Detection of Lagenidium giganteum…


Halmos College Students Present Research at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Three undergraduate students from NSU’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography presented their research findings at the 253rd American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition held in April 2017, in San Francisco, California. Presenting at the meeting were Chitra Gotluru (senior, biology major, chemistry minor), Elizabeth Rinaldi (senior,…


NSU Undergraduate Students Present at Life Science South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium

On Saturday April 1, 2017, NSU undergraduate students presented ten research posters and two oral presentations at the annual Life Science South Florida (LSSF) Undergraduate Research Symposium. This year’s symposium was hosted by Palm Beach State College and featured presentations and talks from more than 80 student researchers from 11…


NSU Optometry Professor Receives National Recognition

Nova Southeastern University is pleased to announce that The National Academies of Practice recently honored Janet Leasher, O.D., M.P.H., F.A.A.O., professor and director of community outreach in NSU’s College of Optometry, with a medallion of honor and induction as a Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow at the group’s conference in Philadelphia….


NSU Professor Recognized as Ft. Lauderdale Leader

Elizabeth Swann, Ph.D., ATC, professor in Health and Human Performance/Athletic Training, Exercise and Sports Science, was recently recognized by Fort Lauderdale Daily as one of a group of eight who are considered “Powerful Women in South Florida.” The article, “Meet Some of Fort Lauderdale’s Most Powerful Women As They Discuss…


College of Osteopathic Medicine Wins Awards in Statewide Poster Competition

During the 114th Annual Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Convention, which was held February 23-26 at the Bonaventure Resort and Spa in Weston, Florida, NSU-COM and its affiliated postgraduate programs were well represented. Janet Hamstra, Ed.D., M.S., associate professor of internal medicine and assistant dean of osteopathic postgraduate education, served as…


NSU-COM Student Wins AFOMA Student Award

Jaclyn Siegel, a second-year student of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, received a $500 AFOMA Believes in You Scholarship Award, which is presented by the Advocates of the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (AFOMA). The award is partly based on a student’s interest in osteopathic medicine, activities in the profession, and…


NSU-COM Student Receives FOMA Award

Joe Bhagratie, a second-year student of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, was the recipient of a $500 Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Convention (FOMA) Student Award. The honor is presented to a deserving student based on criteria such as possessing leadership skills, supporting FOMA student district society initiatives, and showcasing significant…


Second-Year NSU-COM Student Garners FOMA Seltzer Award

A second-year student of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, Natalie Negron, received the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association (FOMA) Seltzer Legislative and Healthcare Policy Award, which is accompanied by a $250 cash prize. The Seltzer Award is presented to a student of good standing in the FOMA Student District Society at…


NSU Professor Publishes Multifaceted Book

Bindu Mayi, M.Sc., Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology, of NSU’s College of Medical Sciences, published a book, Mrs. A. The book—aimed at children and adults—is the story of a strong mentor who not only challenges a child to value learning and overcome bullying, but works to prevent Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better…


NSU-COM Students Advocate on Capitol Hill

On March 8, several NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students, along with a faculty member, attended the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine annual lobby day called COM Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. Along with other osteopathic medical students from across the United States, the NSU-COM attendees…


NSU-COM Students Receive Scholarships

Four NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine students—George Abreut, Alixandria Fiore, Wilson Pfeiffer (all second-year students) and Austin Price (a first-year student)—were each awarded $1,000 Florida Vascular Society’s Next Generation Student Scholarships through the Florida Vascular Foundation for their academic achievements and interest in vascular surgery. The scholarships were provided to…


NSU-COM Student and Professor Win Poster Honors

Third-year student Parth Gandhi coauthored a poster with David Boesler, D.O., M.S., which earned third-place honors in the Louisa Burns Osteopathic Research Committee Research and Case Study National Poster Competition held at the American Academy of Osteopathy 2017 Convocation March 22–26 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The winning poster was titled,…


Dual Degree Student Garners Accolades

Third-year NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine student, Saamia Shaikh, and her teammates from the NSU Shepard Broad College of Law earned first-place honors in the Best Oral Presentation category at the L. Edward Bryant, Jr., National Health Law Transactional Moot Court Competition held March 24 at Loyola University in Chicago,…


Counseling student receives award for volunteer work

It isn’t enough for Paula Lazarim to just be a graduate student at NSU’s College of Psychology. The Brazilian native also works as a graduate assistant in the Department of Counseling and volunteers with the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA). In February 2017, Lazarim received the FMHCA Volunteer of…


Planning to Sequence the Earth’s Biodiversity

By multiple accounts, the inaugural Global Biodiversity Genomics Conference held in Washington, D.C. February 21-23, 2017 at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History (http://biogenomics2017.org) was successful. A consensus was achieved at the meeting to move forward with eventually sequencing all of the eukaryotic species (numbering over 1.5 million) on the planet…


NSU Health Professions Division Provides Health Screenings at the Sistrunk Historical Festival

NSU’s Health Professions Division participated in the annual Sistrunk Festival which was held during Black History Month in Fort Lauderdale. For the past 10 years, students of the Physical Therapy (PT) Department at NSU have participated in the festival under the leadership of Bini Litwin, Ph.D., D.P.T, P.T, M.B.A, PT. This…


Mock Trial Team Housed in CAHSS Participates at Regional Mock Trial Competition

The NSU Mock Trial Team in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), participated in the Regional Mock Trial Competition held recently in Orlando. Mock Trial asks students to assume the roles of witnesses and attorneys, asking them to learn a long and complicated fact pattern that contains…


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