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A “Famous” Journal Article: Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor’s Paper Cited More Than 250 Times Over Past Two Decades

Diego Castano, Ph.D., associate professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, has earned “famous” citation status for his co-authored physics article. The paper, titled “Renormalization-Group Study of the Standard Model and its Extensions: The Standard Model,” published in 1991 in the journal Physical Review, has been cited more…


NSU Geriatric Training Center Receives $2.1 Million HRSA Grant

NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Florida Coastal Geriatric Resources, Education, and Training Center (GREAT GEC) received a five-year, $2.1 million grant this month from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to support the services and programs offered by the center. The…


NSU Medical Resident Receives Daniel Koprince National Award in Dermatology

Julian Moore, D.O., a third-year medical resident at NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine – Broward General Medical Center’s Dermatology Residency Training Program, was recently awarded the prestigious Daniel Koprince National Award in Dermatology. He received the accolade for his clinical case presentation of Bullous Sweets Syndrome at the annual American…


NSU Doctoral Student Receives Degree in Iraqi Palace

U.S. Army 1st Lt. John Saindon Jr., who was also a NSU doctoral student in the College of Allied Health and Nursing, is the first NSU graduate to receive a degree in an Iraqi palace. Saindon received his doctor of health science degree on May 17 at the Al Faw…


SHSS Alum becomes Senior Vice President of Operations for Health Solutions at CIGNA

Jodi Aronson Prohofsky, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), is now Senior Vice President of Operations for Health Solutions business unit of CIGNA. She was named leader of a Clinical Leadership Team featuring national medical…


West Palm Beach SEC Pharmacy Students Present Poster at International HIV Conference

NSU College of Pharmacy (COP) Class of 2011 students Kailin Li, Elizabeth Trang, Shawnya Walters, and Sheila Yesquen, along with COP faculty Stephanie Ballard, Pharm.D. BCPS, assistant professor, pharmacy practice, from the West Palm Beach Student Educational Center presented their poster: “Does Distance Affect Outcome of HIV Therapy?” to a…


SHSS Alum Appointed Assistant Professor at Salisbury University

Jacques Koko, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) has received an appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution at Salisbury University in Maryland. Koko was previously an…


M.B.A. Alumnus Named President and CEO of Vincent’s Healthcare

Moody Chisholm, an M.B.A. alumnus from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s NSU Jacksonville location, recently accepted the position of president and CEO of St. Vincent’s HealthCare. He was featured in an article published on July 5 in The Florida-Times Union, which included a profile and Q&A….


NSU Vice President selected for Leadership Florida

Larry Calderon, Ed.D, NSU’s vice president for community and governmental affairs, was recently selected to participate in Leadership Florida. According to its website, Leadership Florida’s mission is to build a strong, diverse statewide network of leaders with a shared commitment to connect communities and to make Florida a better place…


Huizenga School Management Professor Quoted in Article on Teacher Pay

The Miami Herald interviewed Bob Preziosi, D.P.A., professor and chair of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, for a story that ran on July 16 titled “Lawmakers, do your homework on teacher pay.” In the article, Preziosi was questioned about his opinion on the Florida…


Business School Professor and Students Coauthor Winning Papers

Doctoral students Hsiao-Ying Chao and Natcha Limthanakom, from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, teamed up to coauthor an article with their professor, Charles Collver, Ph.D., assistant professor of finance. The paper, titled, “The case for Intra-Regional Style Analysis: Diversification or Rotation?” won the 2010 FMA Asian…


Oceanographic Center Professor Wins Award for Best Professional Talk at International Conference

Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D., director of the NSU Oceanographic Center’s Guy Harvey Research Institute and Save Our Seas Shark Center, attended the Sharks International conference in Cairns, Australia in early June. In a unique twist to evaluating presentations, the graduate students at the conference served as judges for choosing the best…


Management Professor Discusses Executive Compensation on Miami Herald Business Show

Bob Preziosi, D.P.A., professor and chair of management in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was the guest on a recent the Miami Herald Business Show to discuss executive compensation. Preziosi’s appearance can be viewed at http://www.miamiherald.com/video/index.html?media_id=15370532  


Business School Professor to Write Newsletter for BankAtlantic

Pan G. Yatrakis, Ph.D., professor of economics and finance at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, recently agreed to write an economic newsletter for BankAtlantic. The newsletter, which will be issued periodically, will be published electronically on BankAtlantic’s website, www.floridabankblog.com. The latest issue, titled “A View from…


Fischler School Adjunct Published by Education Law Association

Robert J. Safransky, Ph.D., adjunct professor of school law and American government at NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, recently published an article entitled, “Everything You Wanted to Know about Muslim Students, But Did Not Know To Ask!” in the July 2010 issue of the Education Law Association’s…


PA Professor Receives Alumnus of the Year Award from Cornell University Forensic Society

Morton A. Diamond, M.D., professor and medical director of the NSU College of Allied Health and Nursing’s Physician Assistant Program, has been honored as the Alumnus of the Year by the Cornell University Forensics Society. This Ivy League collegiate organization is one of the largest and most respected groups in…


GSCIS Professors Present Paper at InSITE Conference

Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences professors Timothy Ellis, Ph.D., and Yair Levy, Ph.D., presented “A Guide For Novice Researchers: Design and Development Research Methods” at the Information Science and Information Technology Education Conference (InSITE) in Cassino, Italy, on June 19-24. Levy serves on the executive board of Informing…


M.B.A. Graduate Advances Career at AT&T

Cheryl Milejczak, senior sales compensation delivery manager at AT&T Mobility, has used her M.B.A. degree to climb the corporate ladder. She earned her M.B.A. from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship in January 2000. For the past 15 years, Milejczak has worked for the mobility division of…


GSCIS Student Receives Amazon Web Services Research Grant

Gregory Reinert, doctoral student in computer information systems at the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, recently received the Amazon Web Services research grant to support work on his dissertation. Reinert’s proposed dissertation is entitled “Early Detection of Online Auction Opportunistic Sellers Through the Use of Negative-Positive Feedback.” When…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Assistant Professor Presents at Conference in France

Vehbi Paksoy, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, presented his research at the Eighth French Combinatorial Conference at the University of Paris from June 28 – July 2. Paksoy’s talk was titled “A Combinatorial Criterion to Determine Fano Polygon…


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