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Take a Look Back at TEDxNSU 2013—Videos, Photos Posted Online

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TED has created TEDx: a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. On Mar. 22, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted its second annual TEDxNSU, where x = independently organized TED event. TEDxNSU 2013…


2013 Undergraduate Commencement: Celebrating the Success of NSU’s Graduating Class

More than 900 NSU students crossed the stage at the 2013 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 11 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. Thousands of friends and family members, as well as more than 120 NSU faculty members, joined in celebrating the achievements of the graduating students from NSU’s Farquhar…


Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Fulbright Visiting Scholar, May 23

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences invites you to participate in a talk with Fulbright Visiting Scholar Volodymyr Turchenko, Ph.D., on the “Development of Parallel Neural Network Algorithms” on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Turchenko will provide a short overview of the Fulbright exchange program and some…


Turning the Tables on Dental Education; Students Select “Best Waxer”

  Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine announces the completion of the inaugural Wax Off competition hosted by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) NSU’s Student Chapter. On April 8 in the dental simulation lab, dental professors competed for the title of  NSU’s “Best Waxer.” Each professor had 30…


NSU Undergraduate Students Recognized for Winning University-Wide Essay Contest

The second annual Farquhar Writing Contest offered NSU undergraduate students the opportunity to reflect on the academic theme of “Life and Death” and how it has impacted their lives. More than 30 students submitted essays for this year’s contest, and the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences honored the top…


NSU to Launch Respiratory Therapy Program

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences will offer Florida’s first-ever bachelor of science in respiratory therapy for licensed registered respiratory therapists (RRT). The program, which offers students a bachelor of science degree, will start in October at NSU’s Palm Beach Student Educational Center (SEC). “Our unique respiratory program…


Undergraduate Students Honored for Success in Math Bowl, Problem-Solving Contest

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a celebratory reception on Apr. 12 to recognize winners from this year’s Math Brain Bowl and Matrix column’s “Problem of the Month” contest. Brain Bowl Each year, several NSU students compete in the Math Brain Bowl, which pits teams in a tournament-style…


NSU’s Undergraduate Programs Announce the 2012–2013 Outstanding Students

Graduating seniors, selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division, will be recognized during this year’s Commencement ceremony, for their academic achievements and service to the community.


Representatives from College of Optometry Attend Bill Signing

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry leadership and faculty were present when Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that expands the drug-prescribing powers of optometrists. Gov. Scott signed the bill (HB 239) on April 19. The state now allows optometrists to prescribe oral medications — including pills —…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Names Outstanding Teachers, Distinguished Professor

Each spring, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences recognizes one full-time and one part-time faculty member as its outstanding teachers of the year, honoring their strong commitment to learning and student success. These awards reflect the endorsement and support of peers and students. Congratulations to the following college faculty…


Summertime is Scuba Time

With warm water and calm seas, Summer time is the official dive season in South Florida.  This summer, the Nova Southeastern University Academic Diving Program (NSUADP) is offering all levels of scuba courses for students, faculty, staff, and the general public.  Here are just some of the courses offered: Scuba…


Two Optometry Students Accepted to Elite Program

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry students Jana Wegrzyn and Edgar Ekure were accepted into the 2013 Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry Future Faculty Program. The Future Faculty Program is designed to address the unique and important issues that graduate students face as they embark on a career…


Students Inducted into English, Communication National Honor Societies at NSU

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a dual induction ceremony on Apr. 23 to recognize students joining Sigma Tau Delta and Lambda Pi Eta, the national honor societies for English and communication studies, respectively. “Congratulations to all of our inductees,” said Don Rosenblum, Ph.D., dean of the college,…


NSU Undergraduate Students, Alumni Recognized at Spring Honors Banquet

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted the annual Spring Honors Banquet on Apr. 19 at the Signature Grand in Davie, recognizing students in NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program for their academic accomplishments and excellence. More than 400 people—including NSU alumni, administration, faculty, family members, and friends—joined the students in…


SHSS Faculty and Student Present at International Peace Research Association Conference in Japan

Toran Hansen, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), and DCAR doctoral student Daniel Karanja presented at the 24th Conference of International Peace Research Association (IPRA) at Mie University in Japan. The theme of…


Undergraduate Students Recognized for Award-Winning Scholarship, Creative Works

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a ceremony and luncheon on April 22 to honor outstanding scholarship and creative works by NSU students. The students were recognized for their award-winning submissions in this year’s Undergraduate Student Symposium and Undergraduate Film Festival, as well as the Fifth Annual Juried…


Farquhar Students Present Research at Genetics Conference in California

Quincy Conway and Norma Salazar, undergraduate biologymajors at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, presented a collaborative research poster at the Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network (OMGN) Annual Meeting in Pacific Grove, California, Mar. 10–12. Titled “Transcriptome Analysis of the Entomopathogenic Oomycete Lagenidium giganteum Reveals Plant Pathogen-Like Effectors,” the poster…


NSU Law Appoints First Staff Attorney to Veterans Law Clinic

  Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Shepard Broad Law Center announced the appointment of Jayme Cassidy as staff attorney of the university’s in-house Veterans Law Clinic, the only one of its kind in South Florida. This summer, Cassidy will be offering a series of workshops to address some of the most…


Fischler School of Education and the Jamaican Teachers Association Co-sponsor Professional Development Workshops

Faculty members from NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, in collaboration with the Jamaica Ministry of Education and the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), recently launched the NSU-JTA Advanced Professional Seminars program. The program offers a certificate-based professional development experience for educators who serve students at all levels of education…


Bloomberg Reporter Interviews Huizenga School Professors

A Bloomberg reporter (from The Bureau of National Affairs – BNA) interviewed Bahaudin Mujtaba, D.B.A., professor of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and author of the book Workforce Diversity Management, for their “Workforce Strategies” report entitled “Hispanic Employees: Addressing the Challenge of the Multicultural…