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NSU Achievements

Nine Undergraduates Inducted into National Honor Society for Legal Studies

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted an induction ceremony on Apr. 20, to honor nine students invited to join the NSU chapter of Lambda Epsilon Chi, the national honor society in paralegal/legal assistant studies. Students inducted into the honor society demonstrate “superior academic performance” (as defined by the…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Recognizes Honors Students with Spring Banquet

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences held its Spring Honors Banquet on Apr. 23, at the Signature Grand, recognizing NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program students for their academic achievements and excellence. About 200 people—including students, alumni, family members, friends, and NSU faculty members and administration—attended the event. Don Rosenblum, Ph.D.,…


Students Recognized for Outstanding Scholarship in Annual Undergraduate Symposium

For the ninth year, the NSU community gathered in celebration of outstanding student scholarship at the 2010 Undergraduate Student Symposium, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences on Apr. 9. Symposium projects cover areas of student scholarship ranging from the experimental, applied, and computational to the theoretical, artistic,…


Fischler Adjunct Publishes Article on Working with Legislative Delegations

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: “Working With Your Legislative Delegation,” in School Business Affairs, March, 2010, Volume 76, Number 2, pp. 41-42. The article was based on Safransky’s experiences…


Huizenga School Professor Speaks at HR Conference in Bahamas

Bob Preziosi, D.P.A., professor and chair of management in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was the principal speaker at The Bahamas Human Resource Development Association’s Annual Conference in Nassau. Preziosi spoke on “Talent Management Success Strategies for the 21st Century” and “How HR Adds Value to…


SHSS Faculty Joins the Advisory Board of African Studies Quarterly

Mark Davidheiser, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was invited to join the Advisory Board of the African Studies Quarterly (ASQ), The Online Journal for African Studies. The ASQ is published by the University of…


SHSS Faculty Presents Keynote Address at Armour Family Therapy Lecture Series

Paul Gallant, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) was the keynote speaker at the 11th annual Armour Family Therapy Lecture Series at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Ga. on Apr. 13-14. The theme of this…


Law Professor Accepted for Publication, Quoted in Article

An article by David Cleveland, associate professor of law at NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center, has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Appellate Practice and Process. The article surveys and analyzes federal circuit local rules on publication, precedent, and citation. Previous articles by Cleveland regarding unpublished opinions —…


MSI Dean featured on NBC 6’s Today in South Florida

Roni Leiderman, Ph.D., dean of the Mailman Segal Institute, appeared on a segment of NBC 6’s Today in South Florida with Pam Giganti about autism. Today in South Florida airs during the local segment of the Today Show.  Leiderman discussed the newest developments in autism assessment and the programs available…


CPS Students Present Their Research

Center for Psychological Studies doctoral candidates Andrea Brockman, Sam Browning, and Micol Levi-Minzi, along with CPS professor Vincent Van Hasselt, Ph.D.,  recently presented three research posters, “A  Manualized Approach for Role Players in Crisis Response,” “Development of the Correctional Officer Stress Survey,” and “Efficacy of Crisis Intervention Teams” at the…


CPS & Farquhar Co-present on Multiculturalism

CPS professor John Lewis, Ph.D., and Lena Hall, Ph.D, associate professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences presented “Multiculturalism” as part of the Hot Topics in Psychology Research series being co-sponsored by CPS and Farquhar.  The series is designed to bring together faculty and undergraduate and graduate psychology…


CPS Alumna Begins Post-doc VA Healthcare System

Center for Psychological Studies alumna Kristen Harris, Ph.D. (2009) recently began a 2-year neuropsychology fellowship within the Connecticut Veteran’s Administration Health Care System in West Haven, Connecticut.


Law Center Moot Court Team Competes in Brooklyn

Students Brandon Chase and Jeremy Singer represented NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center at the Jerome Prince Memorial Evidence Competition held Apr. 9-11 at the Brooklyn Law School in Brooklyn, N.Y. This year’s competition marked the 25th anniversary of the competition, in which students from 36 schools competed over a three-day…


Medical School Earns Three Awards at National Osteopathic Meeting

During the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Annual Meeting held on Apr. 7 – 10 in North Bethesda, Maryland, three awards were given to various NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty and staff members: Joseph De Gaetano, D.O., M.S.Ed, FAAFP, FACOFP, associate professor of family medicine and…


NSU Professors Receive Golden Apple Awards

During the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine Undergraduate Student Awards Ceremony, held Apr. 5, two beloved professors were honored with Golden Apple Awards for their outstanding teaching skills. The recipients were David Boesler, D.O., associate professor of osteopathic principles and practice and chair of the Department of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, and…


Medical Student Wins David Spector Memorial Award

Second-year NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine student, Jayde Pickel, was the recipient of the David Spector Memorial Award, which is presented annually to a first- or second-year osteopathic medical student who has participated in research pertaining to the prevention or treatment of substance abuse. Pickel received her award during the…


Two Medical Students Receive Matthew Terry Scholarships from College of Osteopathic Medicine

On Apr. 5, first-year student Jillian Fleisher and second-year student Natalie Wessel were the recipients of the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) Dr. Matthew A. Terry Scholarship Endowment. The academic accolade, which is accompanied by a $500 cash award, was established in 1999 to honor first- and second-year medical…


College of Osteopathic Medicine Student Named “Student D.O. of the Year”

Third-year NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine student, Lindsay LaCorte, was recently selected from a competitive group of applicants to receive the college’s 2010 Student D.O. of the Year award from her peers, joining an exceptional group of previous winners who have gone on to become respected leaders in the medical…


NSU Graduate Students Win Collegiate Real Estate Challenge


History of Broward Sheriff’s Office Chronicled in New Book by NSU Law Professor

From Sheriff Paul Bryan, who was arrested in 1927 on federal bootlegging charges, to Sheriff Ken Jenne, who pled guilty to tax fraud in 2007 and served a year in prison, the fascinating and often tumultuous history of the Broward Sheriff’s Office is extensively detailed in a new book co-authored…


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