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CAHSS Participates in “Poems for Parkland: Poems of Peace”

The Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) participated in a community event, “Poems for Parkland: Poems of Peace,” held on March 13, 2018 in  Coconut Creek. Various community partners including DFT, Broward College, and Orange Island Arts Foundation organized the event….


Nova Southeastern University to Screen the Film “Lift the Mask Portraits of Life with Mental Illness”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nova Southeastern University (NSU), in partnership with The Quell Foundation, will premiere the film, “Lift the Mask Portraits of Life with Mental Illness,” at 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 2 in the Knight Auditorium. The film features the often harrowing and sometimes hopeful stories of six individuals living…


CAHSS Faculty, Students and Alum Present at 2018 International Family Association World Congress in Thailand

Michael Reiter, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), three DFT doctoral students, and an alumnus presented at the 2018 International Family Therapy Association World Congress held in Bangkok, Thailand. Reiter gave two presentations, “Theme Song for Change:…


CAHSS and First year Seminar Program host “The Reel,” Movie and Discussion of Wonder Woman, March 21

The Department of Literature and Modern Languages (DLML) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) and the First year Seminar Program will host the final film of “The Reel” series for the 2017-2018 academic year on March 21, 2018. The series features movies and discussion facilitated by…


Alumni Spotlight: CAHSS Alum is Named Dean of Students at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus

Jaime Anzalotta, Ph.D., doctoral graduate of the Conflict Analysis and Resolution program in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) was named Dean of Students at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus. Previously Anzalotta held the positions of Interim Dean of Students, Student Life Director, and Academic Advisor. He…


CAHSS Freshman Receives DHPS Student Scholar Fund Award and Presents at PSA National Political Science Honor Society Conference

David Rocha, freshman student in the Department of History and Political Science (DHPS,) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), presented a paper at the Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society National Student Research Conference. The George Washington University in DC hosted the conference. Rocha…


CAHSS Alum on the Board of National Society for Experiential Education

Teri Tribuba Williams, Ph.D., graduate of the master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Conflict Resolution Studies (DCRS) in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is on the Board of Directors of the National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE). “The mission of the NSEE is to…


CAHSS Alumnus Appointed to the Board of Trustees, King Abdulaziz Centre for National Dialogue

Ghadah Al Ghunaim, Ph.D., doctoral graduate from NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was appointed by the King of Saudi Arabia, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, to the Board of Trustees of the King Abdulaziz Centre for National Dialogue. Al Ghunaim is also a Senior Consultant at Delivery…


CAHSS invites you to MisCast, April 6

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) is delighted to invite you to the 2018 Broadway Bash: MisCast. This is an exciting and unique Broadway Revue offering our students the opportunity to examine gender roles within the classic and contemporary Broadway musical genres by performing songs normally sung…


Xanax and Opioids Prove Lethal Mix As Deaths Soar: It’s a Prescription Drug, People Can Rationalize It

Xanax and opioids epidemic are a major problem in our society. According to the Chicago Tribune, Cook County, Illinois aw 333 deaths related to opioids abuse last year, nearly three times the number in 2015. Almost all came when Xanax was consumed with opioids, a combination that can depress breathing…


NSU Experts Offer Support and Guidance Following Parkland School Shooting

NSU’s College of Psychology, College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and the Mailman Segal Center have come forward in many ways to help those impacted by the February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland. Psychologists from the College of Psychology worked hand in hand with…


NSU Alumni Spotlight: CAHSS Alumna Named Senior Program Manager at US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution

Marci DuPraw, Ph.D., doctoral graduate from NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS), was named Senior Program Manager at the US Institute for Environmental Conflict Resolution (US Institute). Congress established the US Institute in 1998 to provide impartial consensus-building, collaboration, and conflict resolution services. One of the projects…


CAHSS Alum is Inducted into National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals

Stanley Zamor, M.S., graduate of the master’s program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution and the B.S. in Legal Studies in NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences (CAHSS), has been inducted into the National Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. Membership in the National Academy is by invitation only after having…


NSU’s Epidemiologist Featured on Multiple Media Stories

During the last week, NSU’s Epidemiologist Jim Hall has been part of multiple media stories on opioid epidemic and the unregulated use of Kratom Cocktails. Click on the following links to read the full articles: South Florida’s Kratom Cocktail Bars May See Herbal Drug Outlawed As Politicians Pledge Solutions To The…


NSU’s Epidemiologist Jim Hall Featured on Multiple Media Stories

During the last couple of weeks, NSU’s Epidemiologist Jim Hall has been part of multiple media stories on opioid-related deaths, cocaine deaths, and the newest scourge that is hitting our streets – Flakka. Click on the following links to read the full articles: Addicting and Dying: Opioid-Related Deaths on the Rise in…


National Security & Immigration Highly Discussed Topics Following NYC Terror Attack

President Donald Trump is calling for the elimination of the diversity visa program that allowed terror suspect Sayfullo Saipov to enter the U.S. from Uzbekistan in 2010. In a recent interview with CBS Miami, Dustin Berna, Ph.D., associate professor/director of Institutional Assessment and Planning, NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and…


CAHSS Invites you to Intellectual Conversations, March 15

NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS) will again host the CAHSS Intellectual Conversations on Thursday, March 15, 2018. The series topic this academic year is “Resistance.”  This next Intellectual Conversation will feature Kandy Lopez-Moreno, M.F.A., faculty in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts (DPVA) in CAHSS….


Rising OD Deaths Create Backlog in South Florida Morgues

According to data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, overdose deaths from drugs such as heroin and lethal synthetics are claiming an average of 142 lives a day in the U.S. In South Florida dead bodies are arriving to the morgues with alarming frequency. In a recent interview with…


NSU Hosts First Ice Cream Entrepreneur Program

From July 31 through Aug. 4, Nova Southeastern University hosted its first Ice Cream Entrepreneur Program. Student teams spent four days of the week learning how to create and launch a new ice cream flavor in partnership with Yo Mama’s Ice Cream shop of Fort Lauderdale. They worked with professors from…


A Look at the History of the Confederacy

Last week, the white nationalists were in Charlottesville,VA. to protest the city’s plan to remove the statue of Robert E. Lee, and counterdemonstrators were there to oppose them. In a recent interview with NBC 6, Charles Zelden, Ph.D., professor in the Department of History and Political Science at NSU’s College of Arts, Humanities,…