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NSU Achievements

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 Previous articles by Cleveland regarding unpublished opinions —…

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…

Law Professor to Publish Book on Public Speaking for Lawyers

Steve Wisotsky, professor of law at NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center, signed a book contract with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy (NITA) for a book titled Public Speaking For Lawyers. Publication of the book by NITA’s publishing partner, LexisNexis, is expected in 2011.

GSCIS Alumna Receives Florida Department of Education Grant

Traci Reed, Ph.D., in computing technology in education (’05) from NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS), has been awarded a Developmental Education Initiative Redesign Sub-Grant from the Florida Department of Education. Reed is a professor of mathematics and curriculum coordinator on the Palatka campus of St. Johns…

NSU Law Leads South Florida Schools in Bar Pass Rate; Graduates Join Florida Bar

    NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center had the highest pass rate of all five South Florida law schools on the February 2010 Florida Bar Exam and ranked third overall in the state. In the February exam results, which were released on Apr. 12, NSU law graduates had a passage…

College of Pharmacy Students Win APA – Academy of Student Pharmacists Local Patient Counseling Competition

The National Patient Counseling Competition, sponsored by CVS/Caremark in conjunction with the United States Public Health Service, began in 1984 with the goal to encourage student pharmacists in their efforts toward becoming better patient educators.

SHSS Faculty and Students Present at Niger Delta University 2010 Conference

Mark Davidheiser and doctoral student Andrew Ovienloba presented their papers at the Niger Delta University 2010 Conference in March in Nigeria. The conference theme was “Natural Resource, Security, and Development.”

SHSS Faculty Presents at ASFMA Educational Seminar

Alexia Georgakopoulos was among the guest speakers at the ASFMA Annual Educational Seminar that was held on Mar. 13 in Ft. Lauderdale. The theme of the seminar was “Creating Solutions that Work.”

Students from Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Attend AMSA Convention in California During Spring Break

Thirteen students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences spent part of their Spring Break in Anaheim, California, networking with and learning from peers and professionals in the medical industry at the 60th Annual Convention of the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), Mar. 11–14.

Law Professor Serves on Panel on the Right to Counsel for Children in Dependency

Michael Dale, professor of law at NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center, was a panelist for a discussion titled “Right to Counsel for Children in Dependency” held at the University of Miami School of Law on Apr. 5.

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