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Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33314-7796


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HPD’s Chancellor Named a Power Leader in Healthcare

NSU’s Chancellor of Health Professions Division Fred Lippman, R. Ph., Ed. D., has been selected by The South Florida Business Journal as a Power Leader in Healthcare.  Selections were made by the Journal’s editorial department based on his accomplishments within the past year. As the chancellor of Nova Southeastern University’s…

Huizenga School Professor Speaks in Xi’an, China

During the week of June 4-12, 2013, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Professor Bahaudin G. Mujtaba was invited by the School of Management at the Xi’an Jiaotong University to conduct research with Han Ping and to speak on the following topics to master and doctoral students at…

Entrepreneurs’ Council Members Participate in Graduate Business Student Association Lecture Event

  The Entrepreneurs’ Council of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship recently joined the Graduate Business Student Association at Daymond John: Lessons from an Entrepreneurial Icon on April 22, 2013. Council members attended a pre-reception held in the Huizenga Business School’s Sales Institute where they networked with students,…

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…

Author Appearance & Book Signing: Carl Hart, author of HIGH PRICE, June 27

On Thursday, June 27, Books & Books at the Museum of Art will host Carl Hart, Ph.D., for a book signing of his powerful new memoir, High Price: A Neuroscientist’s Journey of Self-Discovery That Challenges Everything You Know About Drugs and Society. The event begins at 8:00 pm. Hart is…

NSU Alumna Accepted into Prestigious Teach for America Program

As an undergraduate biology major at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Nancy Sarmiento spent time in the local community showcasing science to young minds. Now, as an NSU alumna, Sarmiento will teach biology to secondary-school students in Baltimore, Maryland through the Teach for America program. Over the next…

Impressive Slate of Entrepreneurs Inducted into Huizenga Business School’s Hall of Fame

Lower School Student Leaders Introduce Earth Day Assembly

University School’s Green Team proposed and organized the first Lower School Earth Day Assembly and digital photography contest to propel fellow students to more actively recycle and to feel a greater sense of urgency about protecting our planet. At the heart of the effort were three grade 5 students –…

Representatives from College of Optometry Attend Bill Signing

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry leadership and faculty were present when Gov. Rick Scott signed into law a bill that expands the drug-prescribing powers of optometrists. Gov. Scott signed the bill (HB 239) on April 19. The state now allows optometrists to prescribe oral medications — including pills —…

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….

Optometry Students to Display Research Posters, April 10

On April 10, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry second-year students will show the results of their Community Outreach projects in a scientific poster session from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Steele Auditorium, Terry Building of the NSU’s Health Professions Division. As part of the second-year optometry curriculum on…

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

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…

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…

Faculty Lecture to Discuss Civilian Life in 20th Century Berlin, April 18

The final Faculty Lecture Series of the winter semester will take a look at Berlin in the 20th Century, a tumultuous time. The talk is hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Life and Death in 20th Century Berlin” Faculty Lecture Series | Stephen Levitt, LL.M., associate professor…

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…

Use Water Efficiently

Source: www.epa.gov Make it a full load! Run your dishwasher only when it’s full. Don’t pre-rinse dishes – tests show pre-rinsing doesn’t improve dishwasher cleaning, and you’ll save as much as 20 gallons of water per load. When you buy a new dishwasher, look for one that saves water. Water-efficient…

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…

Facts about Going Green & Recycling

Source: www.ehow.com Facts about Going Green & Recycling 1. Separating Recyclable Items Some localities are going to single-stream recycling; that is, all recyclables are placed in one container. However, if you are still required to separate recyclables, or you just want to, separate them into these categories: Paper, which includes…

NSU Medical Professor Chosen for Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2013

Apple recently chose Robert Hasty, D.O., FACOI, vice chair & associate professor of internal medicine  Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, to be an Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2013. The Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) Program began in 1994, when Apple recognized K-12 and higher education pioneers who are using a…