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NSU Awarded the Safe Sports School Award by the National Athletic Trainers’ Association

Recently, NSU was awarded a 1st Team Safe Sport School Award from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association. The Safe School Award recognizes secondary schools around the country that take the crucial steps to keep their athletes free from injuries. In order to achieve Safe Sports School status, athletic programs must…


Faculty from CAHSS, FCE, and Pharmacy Collaborate on Sponsored Research Project

Faculty from NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), NSU’s Fischler College of Education (FCE), and NSU’s College of Pharmacy, are in a collaborative study with faculty from China’s National Cheng Kung University and the National University of Tainan. The study is titled, “Systemic Interventions of Project MIND…


Halmos Faculty Member Presents Biofuel Research at International Conference

This June, Halmos Chemistry Faculty Member Reza Razeghifard, Ph.D. presented his research on algal biofuel at the 7th International Conference on Algal Biomass, Biofuels and Bioproducts. The goal of this research is to understand the response of microalgae to stress conditions that promote the accumulation of lipids and starch. Two…


Halmos Faculty Presents Keynote Lecture at World Sponge Conference

This past June, Halmos faculty member Jose Lopez, Ph.D. was invited to present the keynote lecture at the 10th World Sponge Conference (WSC) in scenic Galway, Ireland. The lecture, “Function and Form: Finding the Raison D’être of Symbiotic Communities within Sponges” focused on Lopez’s 20 years of marine sponges research….


CAHSS Faculty and Students Present at East Carolina University

Neil Katz, Ph.D. faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), and doctoral candidate Katherine Sosa and doctoral student Omar Johnson, designed and delivered a Provost Academic Leadership Workshop on “Leadership Challenges in Higher Education: Diagnostic and Communication Tools for Managing Conflict and Change.” The June workshop…


NSU Featured on Multiple Media Stories About Sharks and Shark Research

During the last couple of weeks, scientists from NSU Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography’s Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and Save Our Seas Shark Research Center (SOS SC) have been part of multiple media stories on sharks and shark research. Click on the following links to read the full articles: ‘Great White…


Halmos College Faculty and Student Present Research at Microbiology Conference

Halmos faculty member Julie Torruellas Garica, Ph.D., and undergraduate biology student Samir Nacer attended the American Society for Microbiology Microbe Conference held in New Orleans, LA on June 1, 2017. There Garcia presented the novel method she developed to search for specific types of antibiotics produced by soil bacteria. Mr….


NSU University School Takes the Top Spot

Source: Junior Achievement of South Florida Two groups of local high school students made their way to Washington, DC to compete at the Junior Achievement National Student Leadership Summit (NSLS).  For the second year in a row, Junior Achievement of South Florida had two of the 15 best student run companies…


Nova Southeastern University receives International award for Innovative Alumni Program

An initiative at Nova Southeastern University that helped measure the engagement of NSU alumni recently received international recognition. The Council for Advancement and Support of Education, headquartered in Washington, D.C., with members around the world, recently named NSU a bronze award winner of its 2017 Circle of Excellence awards program….


CAHSS Faculty Publish Article in Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment

The article, “A randomized trial of brief assessment interventions for young adults who use drugs in the club scene” has been published in the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment by faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). The paper presents the primary scientific findings from a…


Pharm.D. Students Receive AFPE Gateway to Research Award

Katie McCrink (’18), and Dana Holger (’19) were selected from a pool of applicants to receive the 2017 American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Gateway to Research Award. This scholarship provides a unique opportunity to participate in faculty-mentored research and encourages students with the aptitude and desire to pursue a…


HCBE Faculty Presents on Financial Literacy and Receives Recognition for 2017 NSU STUEY Faculty of the Year Award in Belize

Albert Williams, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, at HCBE, gave a presentation on financial literacy to 150 high school juniors at Toledo Community College in Belize.  To break the ice, he played his guitar for them!  He reviewed the key elements of financial literacy and then had the…


Halmos Graduate Students Conduct Coral Research in Belize

In May, Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Assistant Professor Nicole Fogarty, Ph.D. and M.S. in Marine Science candidates Megan Bock and Morgan Hightshoe traveled to the Smithsonian Institute’s Carrie Bow Cay Field Station in Belize. This group conducted coral reef experiments that were focused on identifying resistance to…


Halmos Graduate Students Win at International Marine Conference

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Masters of Science in marine biology students Megan Bock and Morgan Hightshoe came in second and third place for best student talks at the Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean (AMLC) Conference. The 38th AMLC Scientific Meeting was jointly sponsored by Universidad…


Halmos College Graduate Students Awarded Gumbo Limbo Gordon J. Gilbert Research Grants

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography Masters of Science in marine biology candidates Erin Smith and Sarah Koerner, were each awarded $2,500 from the Gumbo Limbo Gordon J. Gilbert Research Grant. Located in Boca Raton, Gumbo Limbo Nature Center is a beacon for environmental education, research, and conservation. The…


Halmos Student wins Honorable Mention in Underwater Photography Contest

Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography student Adam Eurbin was awarded Honorable Mention in the Southeast Florida Underwater Photography Contest for his photograph “Surface Snappers”. Eurbin in the marine biology program, will receive a Certificate of Achievement and be recognized at the Friends of Our Florida Reefs evening reception…


NSU Hosts President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and Quality of Life Awards Ceremony

The 18th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 15th Annual Quality of Life Awards ceremony was held on May 15 in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s Fort Lauderdale/ Davie campus. NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., and Vice President for the Office of Research…


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…


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