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New Session of the Weight Watchers @ Work Program Begins; Attend Free Information Meeting, April 11

You are invited to attend the FREE INFORMATION MEETING Thursday, April 11 at noon in the Alvin Sherman Library Staff Lounge. THE POWER OF GROUP SUPPORT AND THE CONVENIENCE OF WORKSITE MEETINGS The program is $156 for new members and $146 for continuing members or Lifetime members (who are not…


Eric Ackerman, Ph.D., Appointed Dean of Computer Sciences College

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Eric S. Ackerman, Ph.D., as dean of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (SCIS). Ackerman, who has served as associate dean and assistant dean with SCIS since 2000, has been serving in the…


Medical School Alumnus Wins Oncology Award

Jason Zell, D.O., M.P.H., a 2001 graduate of Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was among 12 physicians from across the country who recently received a Cancer Clinical Investigator Team Leadership Award from the National Cancer Institute. The award recognizes exceptional cancer investigators for their contributions to the advance­ment…


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…


Women’s Basketball Run Ends in Elite Eight With Overtime Loss

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team’s historic run ended in overtime at the national Elite Eight, falling to No. 5 Western Washington, 80-76. The Sharks trailed by as many as 17, and were down 13 at the half, before retaking the lead with 5:06 remaining on a Tailor Jones (Sr., Altamonte…


NSU Earns Place on President’s National Honor Roll for Community Service

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. “We’re honored to receive…


SHSS Student Named a Committee President of Mediators Beyond Borders

Bina Patel, doctoral candidate in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named President of the University Leadership Committee (UCLC), a part of Mediators Beyond Borders (MBB). Patel is the founding president of the NSU student chapter…


Fischler’s Second Annual School Choice Conference Brings Experts Together on School Reform Issues

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education recently hosted its 2nd Annual International School Choice and Reform Academic Conference, aimed at creating synergies to lead to new collaborations between academic scholars at universities, “think tanks” and professional associations in the United States and internationally. Experts on educational reform and school…


SHSS Faculty, Student and Alumna Present at the National League of Cities Annual Meeting

Neil Katz, Ph.D., professor in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), along with DCAR master’s student Allen Sells and DCAR master’s graduate Lauren Marx, presented two workshops for the National League of Cities Congressional City Congress in Washington…


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…


Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Title IX

Nova Southeastern University Student Athlete Affairs Educational Workshops hosted an event where student-athletes celebrated the Title IX 40th Anniversary. Lura Fleece and Rene Carls of Exchange It! led the workshop, which focused on recognizing and understanding different challenges and the step to take to move through them and into a…


NSU Pediatrician’s Chapter Win National Award

Deborah A. Mulligan, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy, and her colleagues who are members of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), recently won an outstanding award. The Florida Chapter received the AAP Outstanding Chapter Award for the Very Large Category (1,001+ Fellows). It…


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…


No. 1 Women’s Golf Wins Third Straight, Capturing the Crown in Vegas

The No. 1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team won their third consecutive spring tournament on Friday, March 15 at the Bison Invitational in Las Vegas, shooting a tournament best +10 (296-290—586). The Sharks initially held the lowest team round in the tournament until surpassing it today by six strokes with a +2…


Jacksonville SEC to Host Open House, March 23

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an Open House on March 23 at its Jacksonville Student Educational Center (SEC).  The Open House, which is free and open to the public, will provide information about the various health, education, business, and psychology programs that NSU Jacksonville offers, as well as host…


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…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences M.A. in Writing Student Earns Tutoring Award

Cristine Busser, an M.A. in Writingstudent at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, earned the 2013 Graduate Tutor Award from the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA). According to SWCA, the honor “recognize(s) leadership, commitment, and overall excellence of individuals working in an SWCA writing center.” At NSU, Busser serves…


Discounts Available for Summer Fun at University School of NSU’s Camp Nova, Last Day to Register April 5

At University School of NSU’s Camp Nova, campers develop lifelong friendships, discover talents, and explore new experiences. Core selections are available in: Archery Arts and Crafts Dance Digital Photography General Sports Karate Kids Robotics The Science of Cooking Additional camps include: Basketball Cheerleading Junior Lifeguarding Teen Travel Discounts are available…


NSU College of Optometry Alumni Named Young Optometrist of the South

Jennifer Smith Zolman, OD, FCOVD, was named the recipient of the prestigious 2013 South Eastern Congress of Optometry Young Optometrist of the South award. This SECO award recognizes an optometrist in practice for less than 10 years, but who has already made a significant impact in the field of optometry….


Community Resolution Services at SHSS Engages Attendees during NSU’s CommunityFest

Community Resolution Services (CRS) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) participated in NSU’s CommunityFest on Saturday, Feb. 9. CRS’ booth provided two activities for community members. One activity was focused on thanking those in the US military for their service by inviting the community to complete…