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Nova Southeastern University is Celebrating International PI Day – March 14 (3/14)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE/DAVIE, Fla. – We all remember it from our math classes – that quirky little symbol π that represents the mathematical constant, pi. However, many of us don’t quite remember what it really means – but we do remember the number that represents pi – 3.14…


It’s International Pi Day – And NSU Will Celebrate!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   WHO: Emilola Abayomi, Ph.D., assistant professor in Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography; NSU students, faculty and staff and members of the community WHAT: “Happy Pi Day” presentation: A Slice of Probability with a Side of π WHERE: NSU’s Fort Lauderdale-Davie…


Alvin Sherman Library wants to get kids ready for Back to School…

Become more familiar with Alvin Sherman Library’s vast selection of online resources which can lead to a more successful school year for you and your children. These resources can help with research projects, homework, and test-taking.  It is simple to find reliable information from your home computer any time; day…


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,…


Recipients Announced for President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant & Quality of Life Awards

The 14th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 11th Annual Quality of Life Awards ceremony was recently held in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus. NSU President George Hanbury and Vice President for the Office of Research and Technology Transfer Gary Margules recognized 37 research projects…


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…


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’s Undergraduate Programs Announce the 2012–2013 Outstanding Students

Graduating seniors, selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division, will be recognized during this year’s Commencement ceremony, for their academic achievements and service to the community.


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Names Outstanding Teachers, Distinguished Professor

Each spring, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences recognizes one full-time and one part-time faculty member as its outstanding teachers of the year, honoring their strong commitment to learning and student success. These awards reflect the endorsement and support of peers and students. Congratulations to the following college faculty…


Undergraduate Students Recognized for Award-Winning Scholarship, Creative Works

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a ceremony and luncheon on April 22 to honor outstanding scholarship and creative works by NSU students. The students were recognized for their award-winning submissions in this year’s Undergraduate Student Symposium and Undergraduate Film Festival, as well as the Fifth Annual Juried…


Computer & Information Sciences School Doctoral Student Honored at the 2013 Black Engineer of the Year Awards

  Je’aime H. Powell, a doctoral candidate of computer information systems at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, was recently honored with the “Student Leadership – Graduate Level Award” at the Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference in…


Announcing Faculty Marshals for NSU’s 2013 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Each year, faculty members from across Nova Southeastern University are selected by their peers to serve as faculty marshals during NSU’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. As recipients of this prestigious honor, faculty marshals lead and accompany graduating students during the academic procession. Congratulations to the following faculty members selected to serve…


NSU Hosts the 2013 STUEY Awards


Computer & Information Sciences School Alumna Recognized as Michigan’s Top Tech Leader

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences alumna Rita Barrios, Ph.D., was recently recognized as one of Michigan’s Top 10 Tech Leaders. Barrios received her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in information security in 2011. She is currently an assistant professor for computer information systems at…


Save the Date – Circle of Friends Rock the Night Away


Solve Boundary Value Problems at Semester’s Final Math Colloquium Talk, April 10

The Mathematics Colloquium Series will conclude for the winter 2013 semester with a presentation about boundary-value problems. The talk is hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Disconjugacy and Differentiation for Solutions of Boundary Value Problems for Second-Order Dynamic Equations on a Time Scale” Mathematics Colloquium Series |…


NSU Undergraduate Programs Announce 2012–2013 Outstanding Graduating Students

Each spring, Nova Southeastern University’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony recognizes the achievements of students and the support of faculty, family members, and the community. Congratulations to the following graduating students, who have been selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division to be recognized at this year’s…


Next Climate-Sustainability Series Talk to Focus on Sustainability in South Florida, April 18

What can civilians and scientists do to create a more sustainable Earth? The next Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series will explore this topic from a variety of facets. Hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the event is part of the college’s weeklong Earth Day celebration. “Sustainability: Sciences, Policies, Politics,…


NSU’s Weeklong Celebration of Earth Day to Feature Faculty Talks, Tree-Planting, Ends April 22

Because Earth deserves more than a single day of recognition, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host a weeklong series of on-campus events celebrating our planet—from talks revealing Earth secrets to a special tree-planting ceremony. The following events are free and open to the NSU community. For more…


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…