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CAHSS Faculty creates winning poster in AIGA Miami PosterFest Design for Good Competition

Tennille D. Schuster, M.F.A., faculty in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) created the winning poster in the AIGA Miami PosterFest Design for Good Competition. The competition was created to inspire the design of posters that bring compassionate attention…


FCE Professor Featured on Univision’s Despierta America’s Panel Discussion on School Safety

Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., Assistant Professor, at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, was invited to participate in a panel discussion on Univision’s Despierta America, on how to protect our children in schools and identifies several key areas that parents should consider. The multiple school shootings during 2017 and…


CAHSS Student is Named Associate Ombudsperson at University of Cincinnati

Alicia Booker, M.A., doctoral student in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was named Associate Ombudsperson at University of Cincinnati. In this position, she provides ombuds services to faculty, staff, and students. Prior to coming to NSU to earn…


Exciting ExEL Collaboration between CEC and CAHSS Presented at ASEE Conference

  Faculty from two of NSU’s Colleges collaborated on the redesign of an engineering graphics course to include experiential and active learning pedagogies. Martha Snyder, Ph.D., PMP, SPHR, Associate Professor, and Manuel Salinas, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (CEC), and Molly Scanlon, Ph.D., Associate Professor…


The Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences Anniversary Highlights Health Sciences Medical Sonography—Online and Site-Based

Since its creation in 2004, the Dr. Pallavi Patel College of Health Care Sciences’ Department of Health Science Medical Sonography Program has “talked the talk and walked the walk,” evolving into one of the most prestigious sonography programs in the United States and abroad. Guided by the vision, mission, and…


CAHSS Faculty Brings 13 Students from Genocide in the 20th Century and Beyond Class to Europe

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) escorted 13 students from his course, Genocide in the 20th Century and Beyond, to Krakow, Poland; the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp; Budapest, Hungary, and various locations in Serbia…


Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing Professor Participates at National Institute of Nursing Research Precision Health Boot Camp

Gesulla Cavanaugh, Ph.D. from the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing was invited to present her collaborative research with Vanessa Johnson, Ph.D.,  “Association Analyses Reveal Genomic, Epigenetic, Environmental, and Therapeutic Networks in Autism Linked Pathways” at the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) 2018 Boot Camp, “Precision Health: Smart…


NSU Student Competes in U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championship

Cailey Weaver competed on behalf of Nova Southeastern University at this year’s U.S. Collegiate Figure Skating Championships. Weaver, a competitive skater for more than 16 years, won fourth place in both the short program and free skate events. In addition to being a competitive figure skater, Weaver is an Honors…


CAHSS Faculty Receives Whedon Studies Association “Mr. Pointy” Award

Juliette Kitchens, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Writing and Communication (DWC) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), is the recipient of the Whedon Studies Association “Mr. Pointy” award. The Whedon Studies Association annually convenes a jury (WSA members) to review the scholarship published the previous…


NSU Orlando Physician Assistant Students Raise Funds for Wounded Veterans

On June 9, 2018, the Nova Southeastern University–Orlando Physician Assistant (PA) Program Class of 2019 hosted the Inaugural Golf Charity Tournament—‘Fins on the Fairway Event’. The charity event was held at Twin Rivers Golf Club in Oviedo, Florida and was predominantly put together by Steven Valentine, PA student, who received…


Nova Southeastern University Student Awarded AAUW Fellowships and Grants

The American Association of University Women (AAUW) awarded a portion of its 2018–19 fellowships and grants to one student attending Nova Southeastern University. Recipients will pursue academic work and lead innovative community projects to empower women and girls. Recipient students include the following: Sharon Lelega from Sudan is the recipient…


NSU Professor Attends The World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology in Kyoto, Japan

After an unforgettable congress in Kyoto, Japan, one NSU professor is grateful to be back home. The World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology is a weeklong series of meetings that occurs once every four years. This year’s congress marked its 18th anniversary and took place on July 1 –…


In Search of… Visits Halmos College

During the summer, Zachary Quinto (Spock of the new Star Trek movies) visited the Oceanographic Campus lab of Tracey Sutton, Ph.D. He was there to film an episode of his series “In Search of…”. In the series, Quinto gets deep into the investigations of some of the world’s greatest mysteries….


CAHSS Faculty Presents at 16th Annual Equine Facilitated Programmes Conference in Ireland

Shelley Green, Ph.D., Professor of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, (CAHSS) presented at the International HETI Congress of Equine Facilitated Programmes in Dublin, Ireland on June 27, 2018.  Green and her co-presenter, Michelle Hospital, Ph.D., of Florida International University, presented on their collaborative…


CAHSS Faculty Co-Edits Book, Mathematical Modeling of Social Relationships: What Mathematics Can Tell Us about People

Urszula Strawinska-Zanko, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is the co-editor of a new book, Mathematical Modeling of Social Relationships: What Mathematics Can Tell Us about People. The other co-editor is Larry S. Liebovitch, Ph.D. Liebovitch…


Halmos Student Wins 2nd Place in State HOSA Competition

This summer, Halmos Junior Vanessa Cruise, a biology and behavioral neuroscience double major won 2nd place in the Florida state HOSA Medical Terminology competition . The purpose of the competition is to encourage HOSA members to improve their ability to identify, spell, define and apply the prefixes, suffixes, roots and…


FCE Professor Invited to China to Present Project MIND

Hui Fang Huang “Angie” Su, Ed.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, was invited to present Project MIND with a special focus on teaching mathematics to students with autism. The  project was presented to the faculty, graduate students, and administrators of East China…


Halmos Faculty and Student Research the Evolution of Corruption

This summer, Halmos College faculty member Omar Eldakar, Ph.D. and his undergraduate student, biology major Nikhil Nagabandi published an article in the journal Evolutionary Psychology. Their paper, entitled, “Hypocrisy and Corruption: How Disparities in Power Shape the Evolution of Social Control” discusses how an evolutionary game-theoretical model that punishment can…


CAHSS Faculty Featured on Univision’s Despierta America on Parental Separation

Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., assistant professor in the Department of Justice and Human Services at NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was a guest on a segment of Univision’s Despierta America. She and another guest, a pediatrician, were invited to discuss the issues regarding parental separation from…


CAHSS Faculty Publishes Article in Journal Dialogue and Universalism

Ben Mulvey, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of History and Political Science in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has published an article in Dialogue and Universalism, the Journal of the International Society for Universal Dialogue. Mulvey’s article is entitled, “Can Humans and Robots be Friends?”…


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