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Nsu Open House Features Presentation On ”Safeguarding Your Children” And Academic Informational Meetings, July 27

NSU is hosting an Open House on Saturday, July 27 at the Miami Student Educational Center featuring Scott Poland, Ed.D., as a guest speaker .  The renowned expert will speak briefly on “Safeguarding Children and Building Resiliency in Today’s World.” Poland is an associate professor and co-director of NSU’s Suicide…


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,…


NSU Undergraduate Student Named Top National Officer for Osteopathic Medicine Association

Jaibel Makiyil, biology major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the National Officer of the Year by the Pre-Student Osteopathic Medicine Association (Pre-SOMA). Makiyil, who serves as president of NSU’s Pre-SOMA chapter, received the prestigious award at the Spring SOMA Convention in Washington, D.C., Mar….


Health Professions Division Communications Director Wins Top Writing Award

Scott Colton, APR, director of medical communications and public relations for Nova Southeastern University’s Health Professions Division, received a Best Feature Story or Article Award in the AACOM Communications Awards Competition held during the American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine (AACOM) Annual Meeting, which took place April 24-27 in…


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…


International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management to Honor Computer & Information Sciences Professor

Yair Levy, Ph.D., professor of information systems at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, was recently awarded a Fellow & Distinguished Scholar by the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management. This award is the highest and most prestigious award given by the International Institute for Applied Knowledge Management….


Computer Sciences Alumnus and Students Present at Orlando Conference

During the Society for Applied Learning Technology’s (SALT®) winter conference, “New Learning Technologies,” NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences played a prominent role.  Bob Matthews, Ph.D., alumnus of the Ph.D. in Computing Technology in Education program, presented his dissertation results on the alternative paths for today’s M.B.A. with…


NSU to Host Hemispheric Drug Strategy Conference, Ends May 3

NSU will host an international conference, May 1-3, to discuss drug strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference will be held in the Presidential Boardroom of NSU’s Horovitz Administrative Building on the main campus. The university is hosting this conference as part of a strategic partnership between NSU’s…


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…


NSU’s Baudhuin Preschool to be Recognized by the Broward Autism Society

For the second year in a row, NSU’s Baudhuin Preschool was named the top Broward County School at the Dan Marino Foundation WalkAbout Autism which took place on Saturday, January 26 at Sun Life Stadium. Baudhuin’s PTO President and school administrators will be recognized at the April 17 meeting of…


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…


Save the Date – Circle of Friends Rock the Night Away


NSU Medical School Professor Chosen AMDA Vice President

Naushira Pandya, M.D., CMD, professor and chair of the Department of Geriatrics at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, was elected vice president of the American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) at the organization’s national meeting held March 21-24 in Washington, D.C. The AMDA focuses on excellence in patient care…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


Global International Genomics Alliance Workshop held at NSU Center of Excellence

NSU’s Oceanographic Center (NSU OC) associate professor Jose V Lopez, Ph.D., has organized the first gathering of marine invertebrate scientists to discuss the plausibility and long term strategies for sequencing the whole “genomes” (heredity material) of thousands of marine invertebrate (“spineless”) organisms.  The workshop group has been dubbed GIGA for…


5 Tips to Help Protect our Earth

Source: www.all-recycling-facts.com Here are some tips to make your journey in protecting our earth a smoother one. Recycling tips 1: Start small To make a difference, you don’t have to start big. Remember, every effort counts, small or big. A small start is better than not at all, and it…