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Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Students Support Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

On March 2, the future physicians of the Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine stood in solidarity with the faculty members, families, and students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to show their support by taking a group photo in their white coats while holding up signs displaying…


Halmos Faculty Member Wins NSU Faculty Community Award

This year’s NSU’s President’s Distinguished Professor in Community Engagement was awarded to Halmos College faculty member Stefan Kautsch, Ph.D. As an astronomer, he has a strong starting point in developing scientific interest in the general public. Last fall Kautsch worked with the Alvin Sherman Library on a lunar rock exhibition…


CAHSS Welcomes Fulbright Scholar Sudha Ragunathan

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to announce that Fulbright Scholar Sudha Ragunathan has joined the college for the winter term. Ragunathan is one of India’s foremost Carnatic vocalists. A disciple of the legendary Padma Bhushan, Dr. M. L. Vasanthakumari,…


NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education Attends Texas Association of Future Educators Summit

Luke Williams, Director of the Fischler Academy at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education, recently attended the Texas Association of Future Educators Summit in Houston Texas.  Over 1,500 students from across the Lone Star State attended this event, where students participated in various competitions, breakout sessions and activities related to…


FCE Professor Serves on the District Screening Committee for the Broward County Public Schools 2018 Caliber Awards

Michael Gaffley, Ed.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Higher Education Leadership & Instructional Technology, at NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education served on the District Screening Committee for the Broward County Public Schools 2018 Caliber Awards. The committee reviewed and scored applications, and conducted interviews for the 2019…


KPCOM Dean Receives Trailblazer in Health Award

Elaine M. Wallace, D.O., M.S., M.S., M.S., dean of Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine, was honored with a Trailblazer in Health Award from the Broward Community & Family Health Centers, Inc. The recognition dinner took place on February 23 at the Signature Grand in Davie, Florida


FCE Professor Trains Special Education Teachers in Taiwan

Hui Fang Huang “Angie” Su, Ed.D., Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the Abraham S. Fischler College of Education trained special education teachers in Taiwan through the generous support of the Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation Grant. The training used the mathematics program (Project MIND – Math Is…


Halmos Graduate Student Wins National Excellence Award in Research

Halmos College Ph.D. candidate Nicholas Turner received the James D Watkins Student Award for Excellence in Research at the 6th annual Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science (GoMOSES) Conference in New Orleans , Feb 5-8, 2018. His presentation was entitled, “Toxicity of oil to Americamysia bahia and deep-water…


FCE Faculty and Staff Members Present at Teacher Idea Expo

Nova Southeastern University hosted the 21st annual Innovative Teacher Idea Expo for the Broward Education Foundation on February 3. More than 450 Broward County Public Schools teachers and guests participated in professional development workshops to enrich teachers with best strategies and practices for their classrooms. Abraham S. Fischler College of…


Halmos Biology Faculty and Students Featured on Telemundo

At the beginning of February, Halmos College faculty member Julie Torruellas Garcia, Ph.D. was interviewed by Telemundo for a series of segments called “Amenaza Escondida”. These segments about hidden threats will appear on the news show “Al Rojo Vivo” on Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m., from February 7 – 28. Each week…


Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine Faculty Member Receives Kenyon-Favreau Research Award

Janet Lynn Roseman-Halsband, Ph.D., assistant professor of integrative medicine, received the 2017–2018 Kenyon-Favreau Research Award in recognition of her work with obstetrics and gynecology residents at Women & Infant’s Hospital in Providence, Rhode Island—a Brown University medical school-affiliated program. Since 2001, NSU-KPCOM has provided this funding opportunity to faculty members through…


CAHSS Faculty and Students Publish Article on Ombuds in Higher Education

Neil Katz, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) and doctoral students Katherine Sosa and Lin Kovack published an article entitled, “”Ombuds and Conflict Resolution Specialists: Navigating Workplace Challenges in Higher Education.” Of note, the article was simultaneously published in the Journal of the California…


CASHSS’ MFT Club Raises Money and Support for Hurricane Survivors

The MFT Club in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) has been active in supporting the numerous hurricane survivors in the Caribbean, including in Dominica, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos, and the Virgin Islands. The MFT Club collaborated with the Family Therapy M.S. alumni working in those…


Life Long Learning Institute and Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing continue to impact the community.

On Wednesday, January 24, 2018, Sarah Koplow, Ph.D., provided a Health and Wellness lecture to the members of the Nova Southeastern University Lifelong Learning Institute (LLI). Koplow is an assistant professor at the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing and enjoys collaborating with the LLI by providing interactive seminars…


FCE Faculty Members Assist Organizing and Attend the Florida Learning Association/Florida Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators Conference

Faculty members from NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education (FCE) recently organized, presented and attended the Florida Distance Learning Association’s (FDLA) Annual Conference, which took place from 1/16- 1/18/18 at the Altamonte Springs Hilton. This year’s conference was in collaboration with the Florida Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (FAMTE). Additionally, FCE faculty…


CAHSS’ Community Resolution Services trains CIT

Judith McKay, J.D., Ph.D., faculty and chair in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) provided a training for law enforcement officers in Broward County becoming a part of the Crisis Intervention Team in their respective agencies. McKay presented on Crisis…


College of Law Faculty Member Recognized as a Top Educator

It comes as no surprise to the NSU community when one of our faculty members is recognized for excellence in teaching. The university prides itself on giving students access to educators who are subject-matter experts, many of whom are still practicing in their chosen fields. As such, Legacy Miami and…


Halmos Mathematician Keynote Speaker in Kiev, Ukraine

This January, Halmos assistant dean and professor of mathematics Matthew He, Ph.D. braved the cold in Kiev, Ukraine and presented the keynote address at First International Conference on Computer Science, Engineering and Education Applications (ICCSEEA 2018). Dr He’s keynote speech was titled, “The Landscape and Grand Challenges of Scientific Computing”….


CAHSS Welcomed Guy Metayer, Ph.D., as NIRA students prepare for Harvard’s Model UN

The Nova International Relations Association (NIRA), which serves as NSU’s Model United Nations team was thrilled to host Guy Metayer, Ph.D., the Haitian Chargé d’Affaires for the Haitian Embassy in Argentina.  NIRA is housed in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS). NIRA is currently preparing to compete…


CAHSS Faculty Presents Workshop at the University of Belize

Neil Katz, Ph.D., faculty in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) conducted a workshop during the holiday break entitled, “Enhancing Conflict Management Success: Self-Awareness, Emotional Intelligence, and Relationship Skills” at the University of Belize. Participants included over 40 faculty members and a vice-president. Katz teaches courses in…


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