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Tag Archives: Lean

Quick Tips: Cutting your summer cooling costs

http://www.usatoday.com Those sizzling, sultry days of summer are upon us, causing many of us to crank up the AC and, unfortunately, our energy bill as well. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and air conditioning your home takes almost a whopping 45% bite out of your…


Tips for Travel and Commuting

http://www.epa.gov/ Commuting It’s summertime, which means that weather conditions are favorable for ground-level ozone formation. Emissions from motor vehicles are the primary source of ozone-causing pollutants, accounting for almost half of our air pollution. Because heat and sunlight are important factors in ozone formation, ozone pollution generally peaks during the…


Business Professors Present at Southwest Decision Sciences Conference

Three professors from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship —Leslie Tworoger, D.B.A., Eleanor Lawrence, Ph.D., and Cynthia Ruppel, Ph.D., presented their research entitled “The Emotions and Cognitions of Change: Top Management Reflections in the Healthcare Industry” at the Southwest Decision Sciences Conference. The conference was held March 12-16,…


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…


Get Moving to Graduate Psychology Talks on Exercise and Memory, April 10

The next talk in the Psychology Graduate Research Series, co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will feature presentations on research conducted by two students in the college’s M.S. in Experimental Psychology program. Psychology Graduate Research Series Presentations by Mackenzie Rack-Wildner…


Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts “For Hair’s Sake” Benefit at NSU to Collect Ponytails, April 7

Most 16-year-olds have enough worries from getting their driver’s license, to passing their next exam, to making plans with that special someone. But when NSU junior Lesly Viera was 16, she had a different kind of concern – she was diagnosed with cancer. Doctors discovered a lymphoma located between her…


Pharmacy Students Featured in American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Publication

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy (COP) Clinical Assistant Professor Jaime Riskin, Pharm.D., BCPS; and Antonia Zapantis, MS, PharmD, BCPS, COP associate professor, as well as COP alumni Osmel Delgado, Pharm.D, BCPS; Martha Espinoza-Friedman, Pharm.D., BCPS; and Lori Milicevic, Pharm.D., BCNP were featured for the Pharmacy Practice Model Change implemented…


NSU Offers Low-Income Children Dental Care, April 13

Children from low-income families will receive dental services from Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine on Saturday, April 13. Known as “Give Kids a Smile Day,” the event will provide several services to children between the ages of 2 and 18, including X-rays, exams, cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants and…


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…


Recycling Statistics and Facts

Source: www.all-recycling-facts.com Recycling statistics on paper Forests are being cut and trees are being felled at an unimaginable rate of 100 acres per minute. All this to produce paper which is normally used and disposed without much thought. A plant takes a minimum of 15 to 20 years to grow…


‘Business Days’ at Miami SEC continues, March 20-21

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend a series of free events over the course of three days, March 19-21. “Business Days at NSU Miami” will feature keynote speakers, a free Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training workshop, a career workshop, and a mock…


Use Water Efficiently

Source: www.epa.gov Make it a full load! Run your dishwasher only when it’s full. Don’t pre-rinse dishes – tests show pre-rinsing doesn’t improve dishwasher cleaning, and you’ll save as much as 20 gallons of water per load. When you buy a new dishwasher, look for one that saves water. Water-efficient…


Facts about Going Green & Recycling

Source: www.ehow.com Facts about Going Green & Recycling 1. Separating Recyclable Items Some localities are going to single-stream recycling; that is, all recyclables are placed in one container. However, if you are still required to separate recyclables, or you just want to, separate them into these categories: Paper, which includes…


Get to Know Nature

Source: pbs.org Even city-dwellers can learn to love nature with these earth-friendly ideas. 1. Become a nature watcher Spend some time with your child just sitting in your backyard or in a park observing the plants and animals around you. Talk about what you see. It can be fun to…


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…


Newly-Ranked No. 20 Sharks To Face FIT Wednesday

Following two big wins last week, the NSU women’s basketball team have re-entered the USA TODAY Sports NCAA Division II Top 25, at No. 20, as Florida Tech comes to town Wednesday for a 5:30 p.m. matchup. Based on their road sweep of then-No. 19 Rollins and then-No. 15 Tampa,…


Huizenga Business School Celebrates the Holidays

On Dec. 13, the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship hosted its annual holiday luncheon for faculty, staff, and special guests — including NSU President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D. and President Emeritus Abraham Fischler, Ed.D. Faculty and staff who have served milestone years were recognized. In addition,…


Hudson Center of Executive Education Graduates Six Sigma Yellow Belt Class

Twenty-four employees from MTN Satellite Communications, a Miramar-based global satellite communication provider, recently attended the two-day Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification training course at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Hudson Center of Executive Education. The program was customized for the MTN operations, IT and engineering…