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Find a New Favorite at NSU Library’s Used Book, CD & DVD Sale, Ends Nov. 2

Deals on pre-owned textbooks, fiction and nonfiction hardcover and paperbacks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs, and video cassettes will be available at the 18th Semi-Annual Used Book Sale, hosted at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library. Come find a new favorite, with prices to satisfy any budget. Remember, the sale only happens twice…


Sing with the Bossa Nova Chorale, Deadline to sign up: Sept. 17

If you like to sing and want to meet new people who share your passion, the Bossa Nova Chorale is looking for you! The Bossa Nova Chorale is the premier vocal ensemble of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts. It’s composed of talented,…


‘Changing Seas’ Featured at NSU Summer Dive- In Series, July 31

NSU’s Oceanographic Center and WPBT2 invite you to free screenings of ‘Changing Seas’ as part of NSU’s Summer Dive-In film series on Wednesdays 6:00- 7:00 p.m., with a reception from 7-7:30 p.m.   The audience will discover exciting new ocean research, followed by the opportunity to ask questions during a…


NSU Bonds Upgraded by Moody’s to Baa1 from Baa2

NSU recently announced that Moody’s Investors Service has upgraded the long-term rating of the university’s bonds to Baa1 from Baa2 with a positive outlook. According to the announcement made by Moody’s on July 16, 2013, “the rating upgrade is driven by the university’s consistently positive operating performance and, reduced liquidity…


NSU Appoints New Director of the Museum of Art

President and CEO, George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Bonnie Clearwater, M.A., as the new Director of NSU’s Museum of Art effective September 3. Clearwater joins NSU’s Museum of Art from the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in North Miami. Clearwater will work closely with the museum…


2013 Updated HIPAA Security Information

The Office of Information Technology Security is pleased to bring you this update regarding HIPAA Security. It is important that all NSU faculty, staff, students, and other computer users that come into contact with electronic patient data understand what the HIPAA Security rule requires and comply with the policies and…


SHSS Student becomes World’s First Certified CrossFit Trainer with Cerebral Palsy

Stephanie Hammerman, a master’s student in the College Student Affair’s program (CSA) in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has become the first certified CrossFit trainer in the world with cerebral palsy. CrossFit combines strength and conditioning training to benefit the entire body. Her accomplishment has received world-wide…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Gives Plenary Talk at Top Math Conference

Fuzhen Zhang, Ph.D., professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, gave an invited plenary talk on “Generalized Matrix Functions” at the 18th Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) in Providence, Rhode Island, Jun. 3–7. The ILAS conference is the highest-level meeting of mathematicians from the field,…


SHSS Faculty Participates in Peace Conference in South Africa and Works with Political Violence Survivors in Zimbabwe

Ismael Muvingi, Ph.D., faculty member at the Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciences’ Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR), was a participant and provided workshops with survivors of political violence from the 2008 Zimbabwean elections. The survivors have formed a healing and reconstitution of society initiative called Tree…


SAVE THE DATE – Quality of Life Council

Please save the date for our inaugural 2013 Quality of Life Celebration of Community Research.  This event will highlight our 2013 award winners and past QOL award winners who, in collaboration with their Broward County community partners, have made an impact through community-based applied research.  The event will take place…


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…


Author Appearance & Book Signing: Carl Hart, author of HIGH PRICE, June 27

On Thursday, June 27, Books & Books at the Museum of Art will host Carl Hart, Ph.D., for a book signing of his powerful new memoir, High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society. The event begins at 8:00 pm. Hart is…


NSU Piano Sale—Cancelled

The NSU Piano Sale, originally scheduled for June 7­–9, has been cancelled. The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences apologizes for any inconvenience.


Take a Look Back at TEDxNSU 2013—Videos, Photos Posted Online

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TED has created TEDx: a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. On Mar. 22, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted its second annual TEDxNSU, where x = independently organized TED event. TEDxNSU 2013…


Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Fulbright Visiting Scholar, May 23

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences invites you to participate in a talk with Fulbright Visiting Scholar Volodymyr Turchenko, Ph.D., on the “Development of Parallel Neural Network Algorithms” on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Turchenko will provide a short overview of the Fulbright exchange program and some…


Turning the Tables on Dental Education; Students Select “Best Waxer”

  Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine announces the completion of the inaugural Wax Off competition hosted by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) NSU’s Student Chapter. On April 8 in the dental simulation lab, dental professors competed for the title of  NSU’s “Best Waxer.” Each professor had 30…


Undergraduate Students Honored for Success in Math Bowl, Problem-Solving Contest

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a celebratory reception on Apr. 12 to recognize winners from this year’s Math Brain Bowl and Matrix column’s “Problem of the Month” contest. Brain Bowl Each year, several NSU students compete in the Math Brain Bowl, which pits teams in a tournament-style…


NSU Undergraduate Students, Alumni Recognized at Spring Honors Banquet

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted the annual Spring Honors Banquet on Apr. 19 at the Signature Grand in Davie, recognizing students in NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program for their academic accomplishments and excellence. More than 400 people—including NSU alumni, administration, faculty, family members, and friends—joined the students in…


SHSS Faculty and Student Present at International Peace Research Association Conference in Japan

Toran Hansen, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), and DCAR doctoral student Daniel Karanja presented at the 24th Conference of International Peace Research Association (IPRA) at Mie University in Japan. The theme of…


NSU Sport Management Students Help Plan MLB Celebrity Bowling Tournament to Benefit Scholarships, May 19

NSU students enrolled in graduate and undergraduate sport event courses are getting real-world experience as they partner with former Major League Baseball player Cliff Floyd in preparing for the inaugural Cliff Floyd Foundation Celebrity Bowling Tournament. The charity event takes place on Sunday, May 19 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m….