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Tag Archives: Halmos

Halmos Graduate Student and Alumni Conduct Coral Research in Belize

In spring 2018, Halmos graduate student Megan Bock and Halmos alumni Morgan Hightshoe (M.S. ’18) traveled to Carrie Bow Cay, Belize with Halmos faculty member Nicole Fogarty, Ph.D. During the trip we conduct thermal tolerance experiments on acroporid corals as part of Fogarty’s NSF funded research and collected data, respiration…


Halmos Researcher Interviewed on Impacts of Sunscreen on Corals

In early May, Halmos Research Scientist Abigail Renegar, Ph.D. was interviewed by West Palm Beach TV station WTVX. New research has shown that the compound Oxybenzone found in sunscreen has a deadly effect coral. Renegar states, ““It’s been shown to cause mortality and a number of developmental abnormalities in coral…


Halmos Mathematicians Celebrate Brain Bowl and Matrix Winner

On April 16th, the Halmos College Department of Mathematics hosted its annual Mathematics Brain Bowl intramural competition. Co-Sponsors of the event were Halmos faculty Ricardo Carrera, Ph.D. and Diego Castano, Ph.D. The winners of the Brain Bowl were undergraduates Liam White and Anthony Borges. After the conclusion of the Brain…


Halmos Alumni Now Assistant Professor at University of Tampa

This spring, Halmos College alumna Jenna Lash Polizzi (BS 2006, MS 2010) has earned the position of Assistant Professor of First-Year Studies at the University of Tampa. She will be assisting students in developing effective self-management strategies and study skills by facilitating increased self-awareness, critical thinking and an understanding of…


Halmos Faculty Member Elected to National Academy of Sciences

­ On May 1, 2018, Halmos faculty member Stephen O’Brien, Ph.D., was elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). Members are elected to the NAS in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered…


Halmos College Hosts Spring Injection and Suturing Workshop

  On Saturday, March 17, Halmos Faculty member Mark Jaffe, D.P.M. hosted the 12th annual Halmos College Spring Injection and Suturing Workshop for pre-health profession students. Held in the Park building biology labs, this three-hour workshop taught students to perform three common injections: Intradermal (ID), Subcutaneous (SC) and intramuscular (IM)…


Halmos Student Tags First Sea Turtle Nest

On March 1st,  Lexi Peterson a master’s student in the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography was lucky enough to mark the first nest of the Broward County Sea Turtle Conservation Program (BCSTCP). This nester was a leatherback (Dermochelys coriacea) weighing up to 2,000 pounds, Leatherbacks tend to be…


Halmos College Alumna Wins 2017 Civilian Employee of the Year

Halmos College alumna Crystal Conway (BS ’05, MS ’07) received the 2017 Civilian Employee of the Year from the Boca Raton Police Services Department. Crystal began working for the Boca Raton Police Services Department in 2014 and soon after, she took over as the Quality Assurance Officer and Technical Officer….


Marine Environmental Education Center Celebrates First Anniversary

On Saturday, March 3, the Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) at the Carpenter House celebrated its 1st anniversary. Everyone was welcome! Families enjoyed coconut painting, a photo booths, cake, and especially meeting our green sea turtle, Captain! People of all ages enjoyed learning about south Florida’s coastal environmental through games…


Marine Environmental Education Center Wins Award

On Thursday, March 1, NSU and the Marine Environmental Education Center (MEEC) were presented with the Partnership Award by the Broward County Parks and Recreation Department.  Present to accept the award from Broward County Parks Directors Dan West and Galye Preston were Halmos Dean Richard Dodge, Ph.D., Broward County Sea…