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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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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…

2013 Updated HIPAA Security Information

The Office of Information Technology Security is pleased to bring you this update regarding HIPAA Security. It is important that all NSU faculty, staff, students, and other computer users that come into contact with electronic patient data understand what the HIPAA Security rule requires and comply with the policies and…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Publishes Biography of Thurgood Marshall

Charles Zelden, professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, published Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union (Routledge Historical Americans) in May 2013. The succinct biography details Marshall’s storied legal career, including his service as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court…

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…

President Hanbury Pens Sun Sentinel Opinion Piece on ‘Needs of Returning Veterans’

The following opinion editorial appeared in the Tuesday, April 9 edition of the Sun Sentinel’s editorial section.   George Hanbury: Needs of returning veterans a big priority at Nova By George Hanbury Unemployment, homelessness, and mental health issues face many of our returning veterans because of their sacrifices and service….

NSU Law Students Win National Health Law Transaction Competition

A team of Nova Southeastern University third-year law students, Matthew Horton, A. Shawn Murray, and Jennifer Palacio, placed first as the overall champion at The L. Edward Bryant, Jr., National Health Law Transactional Competition at Loyola University School of Law in Chicago. The team also won Best Oral Presentation and…

Fischler’s Second Annual School Choice Conference Brings Experts Together on School Reform Issues

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education recently hosted its 2nd Annual International School Choice and Reform Academic Conference, aimed at creating synergies to lead to new collaborations between academic scholars at universities, “think tanks” and professional associations in the United States and internationally. Experts on educational reform and school…

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…

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…

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 |…

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Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Special Presentation by TradeStation Technologies

Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences will host a special event presented by TradeStation Technologies on Wed., Jan. 23 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in room 1047 of the Carl DeSantis Building. Representatives from the company will be on hand to introduce their company, demo the TradeStation and Web…

NSU Celebrates International Education Week thru Nov. 16

NSU Pharmacy Professor Helps Organize Walk for Children of Syria

Nova Southeastern University College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Mutasem Rawas-Qalaji, Ph.D., is helping organize a national walk to help raise money for Syrian children how have been impacted by the recent conflict. Called a “Walk for Children of Syria”, the event will take place Saturday Sept. 8, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Bayfront Park in downtown Miami.

Medical School Wins Big at Research Competition

During the 109th Annual Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Convention, recently held at the Hyatt Regency Bonaventure in Weston, NSU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine (COM) and its affiliated postgraduate programs, received seven of the nine research prizes at the association’s Second Annual Resident and Student Research Poster Competition. Additionally, 47 of…