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Tag Archives: MOT

CDC Executive to Speak at NSU Commencement, May 19

Ursula Bauer, Ph.D, M.P.H., director of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, will be the keynote speaker at a commencement ceremony at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Health Professions Division on Sunday, May 19. The ceremony, where 703 Health Professions Division (HPD)…

Business Professors Present at Southwest Academy of Management Annual Conference

Two professors from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship – Cynthia P. Ruppel, Ph.D., associate professor of information technology and Randi L. Sims, Ph.D., professor of management – teamed up with Peter Zeidler, director of advanced business analytics at TeleTech and adjunct professor, to present their research…

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

University School’s Arts Department Presents Footloose, April 19, 20, and 21

Join University School families and friends at the Epstein Center for the Arts on Friday, April 19 and Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 21 at 1:30 p.m., for the musical production of Footloose! Tickets are available by calling 954-262-4493 or by visiting our ticket marketplace online…

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…

5K ‘Motion for the Ocean’ Run/Walk to Benefit At-risk Youth, April 14

The inaugural Motion for the Ocean 5K Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, April 14 at the NSU Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) in Hollywood’s John U. Lloyd State Park. Motion for the Ocean is an event partially funded by the NSU Pan Student Government Association as a fundraiser and community-building event organized…

Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2013

Aluminum Recycling

Source: http://www.epa.gov Aluminum cans are lightweight, convenient, portable, and keep beverages cold. They are often used to package soda, beer, and other beverages, and account for nearly all of the beverage packaging market for some products. Just the Facts In 2010, the United States generated about 1.9 million tons of…

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…

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…

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…

The Multicultural Affairs Committee Celebrates Women’s History Month: EmpowHer

The Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC), sponsored by Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences and NSU’s College of Nursing, celebrated Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 19 with the first EmpowHer event. This year’s theme was EmpowHer: Sharing women’s best homemade remedies or health care advice. The main foyer…

Photography Exhibition Offers Glimpse of Modern Japanese Life from the 1970s to 21st Century, Last day April 12

Stunning cityscapes and intriguing glimpses into Japanese lives during the rapid economic growth of the 1970s through the dawn of the 21st century make up a new photography exhibition at NSU that runs through April 12. The exhibit, Gazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to the…

Young Scientists at University School of NSU Awarded for Projects in Multiple Disciplines

University School of NSU students in grades 6-8 recently tackled group behavior, boat hull design, eco-friendly lighting and algae mitigation to name just a few of this year’s science fair topics. Middle School science fair projects are developed primarily in the classroom to afford students the opportunity to conduct thorough…

SHSS Students Form the Chinese Students and Scholars Association

Students in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) have started a new student association, The Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA). The founder of the association is Milly Yin, a student in the master’s program in College Student Affairs (CSA) housed in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies…

Phi Delta Chi Support Individuals with Down Syndrome Via Just Dance 2013

      On February 9 at Café Iguana in Pembroke Pines, NSU’s College of Pharmacy’s (NSU COP) Beta Lambda Chapter of the Professional Pharmacy Fraternity Phi Delta Chi (PDC) participated in the Just Dance 2013 charity event.  This fun event provided information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of…

Nine M.B.A. Students Win Scholarships from Target Corporation

The Target Corporation recently sponsored a case study competition for students enrolled in H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship’s Marketing 5017 course (Delivering Superior Customer Value) with Professor Art Weinstein, Ph.D.  Seven teams and 30 students participated in the ten-week project culminating in a 15 minute presentation to…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Hosts Regional Writing Center Conference

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomed more than 250 members of the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) to NSU for the organization’s 2013 conference, held on main campus during Feb. 21–23. Attendees represented 85 institutions across 15 states, from Florida to Arizona. Co-chairs Kevin Dvorak, Ph.D., associate professor and coordinator…

Occupational Therapy Student Conduct Research Study

  A group of five Masters of Occupational Therapy (MOT) student researchers are conducting a study entitled NSU Health Care Professionals Students’ Knowledge about the Occupational Therapy Profession. The goal of the research study is to assess the knowledge of health care professional students regarding the career of Occupational Therapy…