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Track and Field Completes Run at the Peach Belt Conference Championships

  The Nova Southeastern men’s and women’s track and field teams completed competition at the Peach Belt Conference Championships. The women took second behind Alabama-Huntsville with 163 points. The Shark men finished in third place behind North Carolina- Pembroke and Alabama-Huntsville with 133 points. “I am just so proud of…


Farquhar Students Present Research at Genetics Conference in California

Quincy Conway and Norma Salazar, undergraduate biologymajors at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, presented a collaborative research poster at the Oomycete Molecular Genetics Network (OMGN) Annual Meeting in Pacific Grove, California, Mar. 10–12. Titled “Transcriptome Analysis of the Entomopathogenic Oomycete Lagenidium giganteum Reveals Plant Pathogen-Like Effectors,” the poster…


Fischler School of Education and the Jamaican Teachers Association Co-sponsor Professional Development Workshops

Faculty members from NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, in collaboration with the Jamaica Ministry of Education and the Jamaica Teachers’ Association (JTA), recently launched the NSU-JTA Advanced Professional Seminars program. The program offers a certificate-based professional development experience for educators who serve students at all levels of education…


Help Local Teachers Through Teacher Imaginarium Donations

Teacher Imaginarium (TI) at Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education (FSE) periodically hosts Open House events at the North Miami Beach Campus to provide classrooms with much-needed supplies. In February 2013, groups of teachers and school staff were able to take advantage of donated items for classroom…


Great coffee = Great fertilizer

Source: http://www.greenplanet.com/ The USA consumes in excess of 400 million cups of coffee per day, include the rest of the world and you have a huge amount of coffee being drunk each day. You also have a huge amount of coffee grounds to be thrown away. In lots of cases,…


Business Professors Present at Southwest Academy of Management Annual Conference

Two professors from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship – Cynthia P. Ruppel, Ph.D., associate professor of information technology and Randi L. Sims, Ph.D., professor of management – teamed up with Peter Zeidler, director of advanced business analytics at TeleTech and adjunct professor, to present their research…


College of Health Care Science’s faculty meet with Azerbaijan Delegates to Discuss Human Trafficking Issues

On March 29, six representatives from Azerbaijan met with Brianna Kent, Ph.D, RN and Sandrine Gaillard-Kenney, Ed.D., faculty members at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, to exchange strategies on raising awareness of human trafficking. The Azerbaijani representatives were invited to the United States under the auspices of…


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


Collaborative Research by Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Assistant Professor Published in Two Journals, Earns High Marks

Robert Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, co-authored two research articles on immune systems that appear in the academic journals GENETICS and BMC Microbiology. GENETICS editors selected Smith’s article as an April 2013 Issue Highlight, while readers accessed the article in BMC Microbiology more…


President Hanbury Pens Sun Sentinel Opinion Piece on ‘Needs of Returning Veterans’

The following opinion editorial appeared in the Tuesday, April 9 edition of the Sun Sentinel’s editorial section.   George Hanbury: Needs of returning veterans a big priority at Nova By George Hanbury Unemployment, homelessness, and mental health issues face many of our returning veterans because of their sacrifices and service….


Microbe Week Takes Over at the Oceanographic Center, Begins April 11

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) is highlighting the symbiotic relationship between microbes and coral reefs this week through a series of distinguished speaker events and conference presentations. The week’s events kick off on Thursday, April 11 with “Dive In” lecture series guest speaker Kim Ritchie, a microbiologist with the…


University School’s Arts Department Presents Footloose, April 19, 20, and 21

Join University School families and friends at the Epstein Center for the Arts on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 1:30 p.m., for the musical production of Footloose! Tickets are available by calling 954-262-4493 or by visiting our ticket marketplace online…


Optometry Students to Display Research Posters, April 10

On April 10, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry second-year students will show the results of their Community Outreach projects in a scientific poster session from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Steele Auditorium, Terry Building of the NSU’s Health Professions Division. As part of the second-year optometry curriculum on…


NSU Students, Alumni Bring Science to Life at Local Elementary School

More than 40 NSU students and alumni volunteered at Welleby Elementary School in Sunrise for the annual Science Alive! event on Mar. 20. The school-wide gathering featured an evening of interactive experiments and scientific demonstrations geared toward children and their families. During Science Alive!, Welleby’s classrooms are transformed into science…


NSU Student Educational Centers host Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Presentation, continues April 5

NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies will offer a Child Sexual Abuse Prevention presentation at several of NSU’s Student Educational Centers (SEC) during the month of April. Child abuse survivor Lauren Book, founder of Lauren’s Kids, will discuss the impact and prevention of child sexual abuse. Attendees will also learn about…


NSU Law Alumni Named ‘Most Effective Lawyers 2012’ by Daily Business Review for the Second Time

Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broard Law Center alumni Peter Herman ‘82 and Alex Brown ’04 of the firm Tripp Scott were named “Most Effective Lawyers 2012” by the Daily Business Review for the Member Services v. Security Mutual Life Insurance case, which resulted in a jury decision of $26 million in…


Undergraduate & Master’s Students Invited to Study Abroad in Sweden This Summer

Create something global by joining the 11th annual study abroad in Sweden course offered by NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education’s Interdisciplinary Arts Master’s Program. Work side-by-side with European-trained artists and arts teachers to create an interdisciplinary arts production during this two-week summer course: International Arts & Culture Infusion…


Dental School Faculty and Student Presented at the International Association for Dental Research Meeting

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental School (CDM) was well represented at the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) annual meeting in Seattle from March 19 to 23. Sharon C. Siegel, D.D.S, M.S, CDM professor and chair, department of prosthodontics and Tejas Patel, B.D.S., 4th Year dental student, presented their…


NSU Hosts Diabetes Alert Day

On March 27, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, in partnership with NSU’s College of Pharmacy and College of Optometry, the American Diabetes Association, and the NSU Health Care Clinics, hosted  Diabetes Alert Day at NSU.  Students, faculty, staff, and local community members received educational materials about diabetes…


Farquhar Student Researchers Win Second Place in Poster Contest

Catalina Breton, Eduardo Carrera, and Andrea Linares, undergraduate biology majors from NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, presented a poster titled, “The Importance of Neurolysin in the Renin-Angiotensin System of the Mouse Brain” at the 8th Annual National Meeting of the Latino Medical Students Association, recently held at Miami-Dade…