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Tag Archives: Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography

Halmos College Assistant Dean Co-edits Book for Springer

In April 2018, Springer – International Publisher Science, Technology, Medicine released “Advances in Artificial Systems for Medicine and Education”, co-edited by Halmos assistant dean and professor Matthew He, Ph.D. This book presents an overview of the latest artificial intelligence systems and methods, which have a broad spectrum of effective and…


Halmos Astronomy Class to Host Star Party, April 18

On Wednesday, April 18, from 7:45pm to 10pm, the Halmos College Department of Chemistry and Physics Introduction to Astronomy class will be hosting a Star Party. The NSU Family is invited to the Alvin Sherman Library quad to view the stars and moon through telescopes! While there, everyone can join…


NSU & Marine Environmental Education Center to Host Inaugural Environmental Art Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WHO: NSU, Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) at the Carpenter House; Free our Seas and Beyond; SURFRIDER Foundation of Broward County; Broward County Parks and Recreation; and the City of Hollywood WHAT: Inaugural Free Our Seas & Beyond Environmental Art Festival WHERE: Broward County Parks’ Historic Carpenter…


MEEC Environmental Art Festival, April 21

On Saturday, April 21st the Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) at the Carpenter House; NSU; Free our Seas and Beyond; SURFRIDER Foundation of Broward County; Broward County Parks and Recreation; and the City of Hollywood are hosting the first Free Our Seas & Beyond Environmental Art Festival. This community event…


Halmos Hosts Flying Classroom Lionfish Seminar

On March 29, 12 teachers from Miami-Dade County Public Schools spent part of their spring break at the Oceanographic Campus. There they worked with Halmos faculty member David Kerstetter, Ph.D. and two of his graduate students: Aaron Hasenei and Abby Ehlers. During their time at the OC, the teachers learned…


Halmos Graduate Students Bring Home Research Awards from National Conference

From March 27-30, the 47th Benthic Ecology Meeting (BEM) was held in Corpus Christi, Texas. The event had awards in four student areas: Best Oral Presentation, Best Poster Presentation, People’s Choice Oral Presentation, and People’s Choice Poster Presentation.  Halmos College master’s student brought home half of these prestigious awards! Kelly…


Halmos Hosts Oil Spill Deployment Exercise

On Friday, March 30 a group from Oil Spill Response came to the Oceanographic Campus to conduct a deployment exercise. For two and a half hours the group practiced how to react to an oil spill using the Walter Banks Marina. The exercise was concluded successfully with lessons learnt by…


Halmos College Co-Hosts International Conference

During March 26-28, Halmos College co-hosted the BIT’s 11th Annual World Protein and Peptide Conference 2018. Held in Miami, Florida, Halmos College assistant dean Matthew He, Ph.D. moderated the keynote forum. The second day, Reza Razeghifard, Ph.D., chair of the Halmos College Department of Chemistry and Physics chaired the “Idea…


Halmos College Celebrates Dean’s List

On March 21, the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography celebrated the 230 students who achieved the distinction of making the Dean’s list, which requires a minimum GPA of 3.8 for the semester. Dean Richard Dodge, Ph.D. and Associate Dean Robin Sherman, Ph.D. were masters of ceremony for the…


Halmos Researcher Appointed to South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Workgroup

Recently, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council appointed Halmos Research Scientist Brian Walker, Ph.D. to the System Management Plan Workgroup. This advisory panel plays an important role in federal fishery management by providing information and recommendations at the grassroots level.  This workgroup is one of eleven panels.  Once appointed, advisory…


Halmos College Hosts 2nd in the Math Colloquium Series

On March 19, the Halmos College Department of Mathematics hosted Jose Franco, Ph.D., for his talk, “New Characterizations of Operator Monotone Functions”. Franco is a faculty member at the University of North Florida. His talk explored under what conditions the arithmetic and the harmonic means can be replaced by the…


Halmos Pi Day a Rousing Success

On March 14, the Halmos College Department of Mathematics hosted its annual Pi Day Celebration. For this special day, over 100 students, faculty, and staff enjoyed pieces of pie sponsored by the NSU’s Office of Alumni Fund. While enjoying pieces of apple, cherry, peach, and other pie flavors, everyone learned…


Halmos College Hosts Environmental Professionals Conference

On Friday, March 16 the Halmos College hosted the South Florida Association of Environmental Professionals (SFAEP) at their Oceanographic Campus. The 2018 SFAEP Symposium was a resounding success with 72 attendees, 2 NSU professor presentations, 13 sponsors, and 30 NSU students in attendance.  The 14 speakers focused on the environmental…


Halmos Mathematicians Gear Up for Annual Brain Bowl, April 4

April is Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, the Halmos College Department of Mathematics is hosting its annual Mathematics Brain Bowl intramural competition. This event will be held on April 16 at noon in Mailman Hollywood Building. Interested students who would like to compete should contact Ricardo Carrera, Ph.D.  Prizes will be…


Nova Southeastern University is Celebrating International PI Day – March 14 (3/14)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – We all remember it from our math classes – that quirky little symbol π that represents the mathematical constant, pi. However, many of us don’t quite remember what it really means – but we do remember the number that represents pi – 3.14…


Halmos Faculty Member Wins NSU Faculty Community Award

This year’s NSU’s President’s Distinguished Professor in Community Engagement was awarded to Halmos College faculty member Stefan Kautsch, Ph.D. As an astronomer, he has a strong starting point in developing scientific interest in the general public. Last fall Kautsch worked with the Alvin Sherman Library on a lunar rock exhibition…


Marine Environmental Education Center to Celebrate One-Year Anniversary

MEDIA ADVISORY Historic Carpenter House Home to Sea Turtle Education Program   WHO: Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC,) Broward County, the Carpenter House, Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program and Captain, our “forever resident” green sea turtle WHAT: One Year Anniversary Celebration WHERE: Historic Carpenter House on Hollywood Beach,…


Tagged Tiger Shark Proving Unstoppable

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. –  Not freezing temperatures nor nor’easters nor Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Jose or Maria can stop “Andy,” a tiger shark tagged in Bermuda by scientists from Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) in 2014. Travelling approximately 37,565 miles off the eastern coast…


Renowned Marine Artist Guy Harvey Joins NSU Marine Researcher Dr. Mahmood Shivji to Talk Sharks & Billfish

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – Having one shark expert in one location out of the water is rare; having two in the same place at the same time is almost unheard of. Well, that’s exactly what’s happening when internationally renowned marine artist, scientist and explorer Dr. Guy Harvey…


NSU’s Guy Harvey Research Institute Tagged Tiger Shark Breaks Distance Record – And Is Still Going!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2017   FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – A tiger shark named “Andy”  is like the marine version of the Energizer Bunny – he keeps going and going and going… Andy, tagged in Bermuda in 2014 by Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI,) has…