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SHSS Alum Publishes Book entitled, Determinants of Success in UN Peacekeeping Operations

Jacques Koko, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has published a book with Essoh Jean-Mathieu Essis, Ph.D. entitled, Determinants of Success in UN Peacekeeping Operations, published by University Press of America. Koko is…


University School of NSU Students Shine at 7th Annual Science Congress

University School of NSU student researchers recently presented science projects in physics, engineering, biochemistry, microbiology, botany, zoology, environmental science, mathematics, and medicine and health. Please click here (http://uschool.nova.edu/aboutus/news/forms/2013-02-science-congress.pdf) to see the list of students who qualified for the Broward County Science Fair.


Students Compete in National Collegiate Sales Competition

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Huizenga Sales Institute (HIS) team recently competed at the 15th Annual National Collegiate Sales Competition (known globally as NCSC), held in Kennesaw, Ga., from March 1 to 4. This marks the first year the HSI team – consisting of Jeremy Mathis…


Guest Lecture to Explain Math Behind Today’s Financial Market, March 15

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host a special talk exploring the current economic market and the role math plays in finance. Part of the college’s Mathematics Colloquium Series, the event is free and all are encouraged to attend. “Toxic Assets and Financial Crises” Mathematics Colloquium Series |…


Learn Something New About Fractional Calculus at Math Colloquium Talk, March 12

All are welcome to attend a free talk introducing the subject of fractional calculus. The event is part of the Mathematics Colloquium Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Fractional Calculus and Smallest Eigenvalues” Mathematics Colloquium Series | Jeffrey T. Neugebauer, Ph.D. (Eastern Kentucky University) Tuesday, Mar….


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Inducts Eight Students into Marine Science Honor Society

Eight undergraduate students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences have been inducted into the NSU chapter of Rho Rho Rho (PPP), the national honor societyrecognizing top undergraduate students studying marine biology. The college hosted an induction ceremony and reception for the students on Feb. 22. This year marked…


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…


There’s Lots to Learn from Stars—See How Much at Next Mathematics Colloquium Talk, Feb. 19

Massive stars will take center stage in the next Mathematics Colloquium Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “What Can We Learn About Particle Physics from Massive Stars?” Mathematics Colloquium Series | Maurizio Giannotti, Ph.D. (Barry University) Tuesday, Feb. 19 Noon–1:00 p.m. Carl DeSantis Building |…


Talk to Dive into Topic of Marine-Fisheries Sustainability, Feb. 19

The semester’s second talk in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will look at plausible ways of managing marine fisheries to better serve both the environment and consumers. “Is ‘All or Nothing’ Really the Only Alternative for Marine-Fisheries Sustainability?” Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series David…


Computer & Information Sciences Professors and Doctoral Alumnus Present During WISP/ICIS

Yair Levy, Ph.D., professor of information systems at the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS), co-chaired the Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2012, a pre-conference event of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) in Orlando, FL on December 15. ICIS is the most prestigious gathering of information systems academics and…


Top Undergraduate Students Inducted into Alpha Chi National Honor Society

More than 65 NSU undergraduate students have been inducted into the Alpha Chi national honor society for the 2012–2013 academic year. Alpha Chi recognizes the top 10 percent of juniors and seniors in each undergraduate major. To celebrate these students’ academic achievements, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted…


Upcoming Talk to Discuss EPA Policies Concerning Climate Change, Oct. 5

The next presentation in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will examine the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing role in enforcing policies relating to pollution control and climate change. Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series “EPA Enforcement: Can It Meet the Challenges of Climate Change?”…


Upcoming Mathematics Colloquium Talk Discusses Using Math to Research Viruses

The next talk in the Mathematics Colloquium Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Math, Science, and Technology, will feature a presentation by a graduate student from the University of Florida. “Mathematical Modeling of Within-Host Virus Dynamics Under Periodic Combination Drug Therapy” Presented by Cameron…


Faculty Lecture to Provide “Enlightenment” on Math, Science

The third talk in the Winter 2012 Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Lecture Series will feature a presentation by Evan Haskell, Ph.D., associate professor in the college, titled “Immoral Truths: Math, Science, and the Age of Enlightenment.” It will take place on Thursday, Mar. 22, from noon to…


Next Climate-Series Talk: What Marine Sponges Reveal About Oil Spills

Jose Lopez, Ph.D., associate professor in the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Oceanographic Center, has been examining the marine sponge as an important model organism for diverse marine studies. As part of the college’s Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Division of Math, Science, and Technology, Lopez…


Computer Sciences School’s Fall Working Paper Series Ends with Visiting Professor from Sweden

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS) concluded the Fall chapter of its Working Paper Series forum on Nov. 29. Visiting from Sweden, Stefna Hrastinski, associate professor of Media Technology at the School of Computer Science and Communication, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, presented his work titled, “Student-student…


Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., and Albert Williams, Ph.D., participated in a roundtable discussion

Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., and Albert Williams, Ph.D., participated in a roundtable discussion about the Aftermath of the S&P Downgrade and the U.S. economy on PBS WPBT Channel 2’s Issues with Helen Ferré on Friday, August 12 and Sunday August 14.


Center for Psychological Studies assistant professor Christian DeLucia, Ph.D. presented Twelve Step Recovery for Substance Use Disorders: Findings and Unresolved Issues as part of the collaborative research series for students and faculty offered by the Center for Psychological Studies and Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences.


Office of Academic Services Honors Tutors with Fourth Annual Recognition Ceremony

In celebration of those who help NSU students succeed in their studies each day, the Office of Academic Services (OAS), part of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, hosted its fourth annual Tutor Recognition Ceremony on Apr. 11. The event recognizes the invaluable work of peer and professional tutors…


NSU Undergraduate Programs Announce 2010–2011 Outstanding Graduating Students

Each spring, NSU conducts Commencement exercises recognizing the achievements of students and the contributions of faculty members, families, and the community. The following undergraduate students have been selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division to be recognized at this year’s Commencement for their academic achievement…