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Tag Archives: HIV

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…


Guy Harvey and NSU’s GHRI Tag & Track Migratory Movements of Mako Sharks


Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Launches New Website

The UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD) recently launched its new website, at www.nova.edu/card. Check it out to see upcoming UM-NSU CARD events, resource brochures, educational and informative videos, and watch new and archived CARD Vine webinars, which are fantastic tutorials on various topics related to autism…


Tourist-fed stingrays change their ways

Stingrays living in one of the world’s most famous and heavily visited ecotourism sites — Stingray City/Sandbar in the Cayman Islands — have profoundly changed their ways, raising questions about the impact of so-called “interactive ecotourism” on marine wildlife, reports a new study published March 18 in the journal PLOS…


Nursing Students Plan to Reach Out to Vulnerable Community on World Aids Day, Dec. 1

On World Aids Day, Dec. 1, BSN students from the College of Nursing on NSU’s main campus will reach out to a vulnerable community. These students are planning to conduct a health promotion project at the Cooperative Feeding Center in Ft. Lauderdale and will partner with Care Resource to provide…


Renowned Health Policy Expert to Speak at NSU Commencement

Jonathan Cohn, a senior editor at The New Republic and a nationally recognized authority on health care policy, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 27.


Hammerhead Shark Double Whammy – Confusion on Identity of Shark Species

Identity confusion between a new, yet unnamed shark species, originally discovered off the eastern United States by Nova Southeastern University Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) researchers, and its look-alike cousin—the endangered scalloped hammerhead shark—may threaten the survival of both species. According to an April 2012 article in the scientific journal Marine Biology,…


NSU Hosts Free Family Health Fair, Mar. 31

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will offer free health tests during its family health fair on Saturday, Mar. 31 at the Tower Shops in Davie. The NSU Health Fair for Children & Adults, sponsored by NSU’s Health Professions Division and the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, will offer cholesterol, blood pressure, HIV,…


Upcoming Mathematics Colloquium Talk Discusses Using Math to Research Viruses

The next talk in the Mathematics Colloquium Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, will feature a presentation by a graduate student from the University of Florida. “Mathematical Modeling of Within-Host Virus Dynamics Under Periodic Combination Drug Therapy” Presented by Cameron…


NSU’s HPD to Host 3rd Annual Research Day, Feb. 10

Nova Southeastern University is seeking people to participate in research to find cures for cancer and HIV and  stop the spread of infectious diseases. The university is searching among its more than 2,500 health professions students and faculty to find the next big research star. NSU’s Health Professions Division, which…


Scientists Wanted

Nova Southeastern University to hold 3rd annual Research Day on Feb. 10


Professor Mahmood Shivji’s genetics class is using DNA testing to determine if fish served at local restaurants are being mislabeled

Professor Mahmood Shivji’s genetics class is using DNA testing to determine if fish served at local restaurants are being mislabeled. Their results showed that a majority of the restaurants tested where serving fraudulent fish such as escolar being sold as white tuna. The story received FRONT page coverage in the Sun-Sentinel’s Sunday edition, as well as the Orlando Sentinel, Palm Beach Post, United Press International, WGNO, WSFL, etc.


NSU Adds Internationally Known Scientist to Its Faculty and Substance Use and Abuse Research Team

Scientists bring multiple research grants and contracts dedicated to preventing and reducing substance abuse and HIV risk among vulnerable populations


Exhibition on Identity by Northern and Southern Printmakers on Display thru Dec. 3

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts will host “This Is Who I Am: North | South Print Exchange,” an exhibition of prints by 12 artists from South Florida and Philadelphia regions, Nov. 1 through Dec. 3, 2010. The artwork will be displayed simultaneously…


NSU’s Save Our Seas Shark Center Receives $23,000 Research Donation

A consortium of environmentally-minded, local yachting industry companies led by Yacht Chandlers Inc., held their 3rd annual fundraising party on Oct. 25 to benefit the new Save Our Seas Shark Center (SOS SC) at NSU. The party was organized around a carnival theme with live music and a Brazilian dance…


NSU Hosts 3rd Annual Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation

The 3rd Annual Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation Fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 27, 6:00 pm in the Arena of the Don Taft University Center. The evening includes guest speaker Guy Harvey Institute Director Mahmood Shivji, Ph.D., as well as food, drinks and music. There will also be live…


West Palm Beach SEC Pharmacy Students Present Poster at International HIV Conference

NSU College of Pharmacy (COP) Class of 2011 students Kailin Li, Elizabeth Trang, Shawnya Walters, and Sheila Yesquen, along with COP faculty Stephanie Ballard, Pharm.D. BCPS, assistant professor, pharmacy practice, from the West Palm Beach Student Educational Center presented their poster: “Does Distance Affect Outcome of HIV Therapy?” to a…


Educational Research Symposium to be held at Nova Southeastern University

Nova Southeastern University’s Health Profession’s Division will be holding its 2nd annual Health Professional Educational Research Symposium this weekend.

The conference, which will run from Jan. 18 to 20, will engage health care faculty from around the country in a discussion about educational research and teaching in the health professions. It will be held at NSU’s Health Professions Divisions (HPD), which consists of six colleges —- osteopathic medicine, optometry, dental medicine, medical sciences, pharmacy and allied health and nursing.