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Tag Archives: IQ

Designations Bring Unique Status to NSU Medical School Alumnus

William H. Stager, D.O., M.S., M.P.H., FAAFP, FAA­MA, FAAO, FACOFP, a 1989 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently received his Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians (FAAFP) fellow­ship designation, making him the only physician to have the following four fellow designa­tions: Fellow of the…

Mailman Segal Center – Summer Exploration Camp

Mailman Segal Center’s Summer Exploration Camp features an outdoor art studio, an interactive water-play fountain, and unique and exciting playgrounds, as well as classrooms equipped with developmentally appropriate toys and games for your child to enjoy. The camp is for children ages 2-5. Summer Exploration Camp Offers: ■ Trained and…

Track & Field Notches Two PBC Athletes of the Week

Two Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s track & field athletes, Ryan Jerothe and Johniqua Stafford have been selected as Peach Belt Athletes of the week announced by the conference office, March 19. Jerothe set a new personal record and reached an NCAA Provisional height with his 4.75m (15′ 7″) pole vault at…

Key Club Carnival Unites University School Community

University School of NSU students perform community service throughout the year, but the Key Club’s annual carnival provides a unique opportunity for the entire school to share in the spirit of community and giving. “The whole point of Key Club is to bring family and community together to help our…

Photography Exhibition Offers Glimpse of Modern Japanese Life from the 1970s to 21st Century, Last day April 12

Stunning cityscapes and intriguing glimpses into Japanese lives during the rapid economic growth of the 1970s through the dawn of the 21st century make up a new photography exhibition at NSU that runs through April 12. The exhibit, Gazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to the…

Rethink Your Drinks

Source: www.eatright.org Energy balance is the key to weight management for men and women, young or old. For a healthy weight, it’s important for adults to balance physical activity (calories out) with food and beverage intake (calories in). While food choices are important, there’s increasing evidence that many of us…

Optometry Students Give Talk on Eye Safety

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry students were invited to present at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) extension program in late February. This program is a coordinated effort to reduce the eye injuries caused by improper tree trimming techniques and safety protocol. The program…

Brain Awareness Week: Interactive Events Will Provide Plenty to Think About, March 15 and 16

In celebration of international Brain Awareness Week, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host a variety of on-campus events, featuring interactive expos and presentations by students and faculty members. These events are free, open to the NSU community and are co-hosted by the college’s Division of Social and…

Forensic Anthropologist, Bestselling Novelist Kathy Reichs Speaks at NSU

More than 500 students, faculty, staff members, and guests gathered at NSU on Feb. 6 to hear from Kathy Reichs, Ph.D., a forensic anthropologist, bestselling author, and executive producer of the television series Bones. Titled “Forensic Anthropology: From Crime Lab to Crime Fiction,” the talk was part of the Farquhar…

Support Students Traveling to Ecuador for Medical Mobile Clinic – Donations Needed!

Fifteen undergrads will be spending their Spring Break serving an underprivileged community in Esmeraldas, Ecuador through a mobile clinic provided by MedLife. They are members of the Multicultural Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS), and include: Nancy Sarmiento (President, and organizer of this trip), Noemi Bermudez, Omar Garcia, Toni-Kaye McDougall, Biana…

Taking a Bite at the Shark Bite – Pharmacy Researchers Conduct Unique Study

Researchers from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) are conducting a unique scientific study of bacteria found in the mouths of sharks. The study will develop a better medical treatment method for shark bite victims. Scientists from NSU’s College of Pharmacy working in collaboration with St. Mary’s Medical Center will be gathering data from…

Five Honorees Receive ‘President’s Excellence in Community Service Award’ at 15th Annual Celebration of Excellence

Medical School Wins Approval for New Medical Specialty: Correctional Medicine

In January, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine received approval for a new medical specialty—correctional medicine—that was developed at the college in collaboration with the Florida Department of Corrections. The college became the first medical school in the country to gain such recognition when the standards developed by the…

Experience Symphonic Fiesta—A Concert of Latin Music, Dance by Ars Flores, Feb. 23

In partnership with the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra will present a concert of Latin-American music, featuring performances by singers and dancers from Miami’s Sociedad Pro-Arte Grateli. Symphonic Fiesta | Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra Saturday, Feb. 23 7:30 p.m. | Pre-concert lecture at 6:30…

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…

Free Webcast Available for Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine Conference, Jan. 26

NSU will be hosting a conference on Saturday, Jan. 26 about the upcoming opening of the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Institute for Neuro Immune Medicine. The conference will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., in the Knight Auditorium of the Carl DeSantis Building on NSU’s main campus….

Law Center’s LSV Program Hosts One-Day Workshop on “Practice Ready Students”

Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad Law Center was honored to have been selected by the Legal Writing Institute (LWI) to serve as a host school for an LWI One-Day Workshop. These workshops are held across the country to allow legal writing professors, law librarians, attorneys, and persons interested in entering…

Celebrate Disability Awareness Month at NSU! FREE Expo, Wheelchair Basketball Game & more begins Oct. 4

October is Disability Awareness Month, and to help celebrate and honor those of all abilities, NSU will host one of Florida’s largest and longest running expos for people with disabilities on Saturday, Oct. 6. The free 33rd Annual DisAbilities Expo and its related events will offer many opportunities for people…

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Take the NSU IQ Scholarship Quiz before Sept. 2

Current NSU Undergraduate and Graduate students are being encouraged to demonstrate their knowledge of our university through the NSU IQ Scholarship Quiz. The quiz consists of a variety of multiple choice questions on interesting facts about NSU. Students who answer the most questions correctly in the shortest amount of time…