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Nova Southeastern University
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


Tag Archives: history

Tea and Art History: Renoir and American Impressionism

Although Pierre August-Renoir (1841-1919) remains one of the most celebrated artists of the Impressionist movement, his work has recently come under attack by anti-Renoir activists. Join Dr. Barbara Buhler Lynes, NSU Art Museum Sunny Kaufman Senior Curator, for tea and a discussion of this controversy and exploration of Renoir’s artistic…

Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine a traveling exhibit from the National Library of Medicine, Opening Reception Aug. 8

The Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine traveling exhibit will be displayed from August 3-September 4 in the HPD library. A grand opening reception will be held on August 8 at 6pm. Harry Potter’s World: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine is a six-banner traveling exhibition created to explore the…

Alvin Sherman Library wants to get kids ready for Back to School…

Become more familiar with Alvin Sherman Library’s vast selection of online resources which can lead to a more successful school year for you and your children. These resources can help with research projects, homework, and test-taking.  It is simple to find reliable information from your home computer any time; day…

First-ever Statue of H. Wayne Huizenga Unveiled on NSU’s Campus

NSU Center Designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) at Nova Southeastern University has been designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics. This represents the first such Collaborating Center designation by the WHO specific to consumer health informatics in the world. The…

Nova Southeastern Women’s Golf Ends Championship Streak & Takes Second at NCAA National Championship

The No. 1 NSU women’s golf team finished second at the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship, breaking their streak of national titles Saturday at LPGA International. The Sharks finished with a score of 1190 (292-294-295-309), three strokes behind No. 2 Lynn in an upset loss. The second-place finish snaps the…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Publishes Biography of Thurgood Marshall

Charles Zelden, professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, published Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union (Routledge Historical Americans) in May 2013. The succinct biography details Marshall’s storied legal career, including his service as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court…

Impressive Slate of Entrepreneurs Inducted into Huizenga Business School’s Hall of Fame

Lower School Student Leaders Introduce Earth Day Assembly

University School’s Green Team proposed and organized the first Lower School Earth Day Assembly and digital photography contest to propel fellow students to more actively recycle and to feel a greater sense of urgency about protecting our planet. At the heart of the effort were three grade 5 students –…

Medical Student Elected to Lead National Student Group

Third-year Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine (NSU-COM) student Britani Martinez was recently elected  national president elect for the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). As national president, she will chair the AMSA Board of Trustees, the organization’s highest governing body. After her graduation in May 2014, she will take…

NSU SAAC Raises Over $5,500 for Make-A-Wish

Nova Southeastern University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) raised the most funds in school history for their Division II national charity, Make-A-Wish Foundation. Through Shark Nights and many athletes’ participation, SAAC will be able to grant a child in need in Broward County one wish. SAAC’s main focus was to increase…

Ben Taylor Selected to Represent Europe in Palmer Cup

Nova Southeastern men’s golfer Benjamin Taylor (Jr., Leatherhead, England) has been selected to compete in the 2013 Palmer Cup, representing Europe, June 7-9 at the Wilmington Country Club in Wilmington, Del., as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The event will use a Ryder Cup-style format and bring together…

NSU transfer students inducted into the Tau Sigma National Honor Society

The first Nova Southeastern University chapter of the Tau Sigma National Honor Society was recently inducted by the NSU Division of Student Affairs’ Office of First Year and Transitional Programs. The Delta Iota chapter has 144 members, 42 of which attended the Induction Ceremony with family and friends.  The induction…

Next Climate-Sustainability Series Talk to Focus on Sustainability in South Florida, April 18

What can civilians and scientists do to create a more sustainable Earth? The next Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series will explore this topic from a variety of facets. Hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the event is part of the college’s weeklong Earth Day celebration. “Sustainability: Sciences, Policies, Politics,…

The Multicultural Affairs Committee Celebrates Women’s History Month: EmpowHer

The Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC), sponsored by Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences and NSU’s College of Nursing, celebrated Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 19 with the first EmpowHer event. This year’s theme was EmpowHer: Sharing women’s best homemade remedies or health care advice. The main foyer…

Celebrate Black History Month with Dance Master Classes, Thurgood Marshall Talk

Each February, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences commemorates Black History Month, celebrating the contributions of African Americans in United States history. The college invites the NSU community to participate in the following events that will explore the culture, music, and people of black history in the United States…

Opening Reception of 10th Annual African Presence Art Exhibition, Jan. 31

Bronze treasures from the Royal Court of Benin will be on display at NSU as part of the university’s 10th Annual African Presence Exhibition, opening on Thursday, Jan. 31. This year’s exhibition, Benin: A Kingdom of Bronze, exhibition features more than 80 pieces of artwork from the Royal Court, crafted…

Sun Sentinel Features University School’s Renaissance Research & Role-Playing Project

University School of NSU’s Middle School students were recently featured in the Sun Sentinel for proving that a five-week Renaissance history unit requiring research, creative writing and demonstrations of mastery can be tons of fun. Read the full story by clicking here.