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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…


Computer & Information Sciences School Hosts Fulbright Visiting Scholar, May 23

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences invites you to participate in a talk with Fulbright Visiting Scholar Volodymyr Turchenko, Ph.D., on the “Development of Parallel Neural Network Algorithms” on May 23, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Turchenko will provide a short overview of the Fulbright exchange program and some…


Turning the Tables on Dental Education; Students Select “Best Waxer”

  Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine announces the completion of the inaugural Wax Off competition hosted by the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) NSU’s Student Chapter. On April 8 in the dental simulation lab, dental professors competed for the title of  NSU’s “Best Waxer.” Each professor had 30…


Business Professor Earns Public Administration Educator of the Year Award

The South Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration has named Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., associate professor of public administration in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, as their Public Administration Educator of the Year. The awards reception will take place on June 7, 2013, at…


College of Dental Medicine Mourns Loss of Associate Dean

Dominick P. DePaola, D.D.S., Ph.D., an associate academic dean at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine passed away in April. He was 70. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., DePaola received a B.S. degree from St. Francis College in 1964 and a D.D.S. degree from New York University in 1969.  Following…


NSU Undergraduate Students Recognized for Winning University-Wide Essay Contest

The second annual Farquhar Writing Contest offered NSU undergraduate students the opportunity to reflect on the academic theme of “Life and Death” and how it has impacted their lives. More than 30 students submitted essays for this year’s contest, and the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences honored the top…


NSU Medical School Professor Chosen Secretary/Treasurer

Edward Packer, D.O., FAAP, FACOP, chair & professor in the Department of Pediatrics at Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine was recently elected secretary/ treasurer for the American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians (ACOP).  He will also become chair of the college’s committees on finance and membership. In addition, Packer…


Undergraduate Students Honored for Success in Math Bowl, Problem-Solving Contest

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a celebratory reception on Apr. 12 to recognize winners from this year’s Math Brain Bowl and Matrix column’s “Problem of the Month” contest. Brain Bowl Each year, several NSU students compete in the Math Brain Bowl, which pits teams in a tournament-style…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Names Outstanding Teachers, Distinguished Professor

Each spring, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences recognizes one full-time and one part-time faculty member as its outstanding teachers of the year, honoring their strong commitment to learning and student success. These awards reflect the endorsement and support of peers and students. Congratulations to the following college faculty…


Students Inducted into English, Communication National Honor Societies at NSU

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a dual induction ceremony on Apr. 23 to recognize students joining Sigma Tau Delta and Lambda Pi Eta, the national honor societies for English and communication studies, respectively. “Congratulations to all of our inductees,” said Don Rosenblum, Ph.D., dean of the college,…


NSU Undergraduate Students, Alumni Recognized at Spring Honors Banquet

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted the annual Spring Honors Banquet on Apr. 19 at the Signature Grand in Davie, recognizing students in NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program for their academic accomplishments and excellence. More than 400 people—including NSU alumni, administration, faculty, family members, and friends—joined the students in…


Huizenga School Professor Presents Research at Management Conference

Randi L. Sims, Ph.D., professor of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, recently presented her research study at the Southwest Academy of Management Annual Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  The paper was titled, “Satisfaction as a Mediator in the Relation Between Goal Orientation and Career…


NSU Sport Management Students Help Plan MLB Celebrity Bowling Tournament to Benefit Scholarships, May 19

NSU students enrolled in graduate and undergraduate sport event courses are getting real-world experience as they partner with former Major League Baseball player Cliff Floyd in preparing for the inaugural Cliff Floyd Foundation Celebrity Bowling Tournament. The charity event takes place on Sunday, May 19 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m….


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…


SHSS Alum appointed City Council Member in Miami Gardens

Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D., a graduate of the doctoral program in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been appointed Councilman St-Large Seat 6 for the City of Miami Gardens. Ighdaro is the President of Oracle Consulting Group, a…


Bloomberg Reporter Interviews Huizenga School Professors

A Bloomberg reporter (from The Bureau of National Affairs – BNA) interviewed Bahaudin Mujtaba, D.B.A., professor of management at the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship and author of the book Workforce Diversity Management, for their “Workforce Strategies” report entitled “Hispanic Employees: Addressing the Challenge of the Multicultural…


Announcing Faculty Marshals for NSU’s 2013 Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Each year, faculty members from across Nova Southeastern University are selected by their peers to serve as faculty marshals during NSU’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony. As recipients of this prestigious honor, faculty marshals lead and accompany graduating students during the academic procession. Congratulations to the following faculty members selected to serve…


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….


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…


NSU transfer students inducted into the Tau Sigma National Honor Society

The first Nova Southeastern University chapter of the Tau Sigma National Honor Society was recently inducted by the NSU Division of Student Affairs’ Office of First Year and Transitional Programs. The Delta Iota chapter has 144 members, 42 of which attended the Induction Ceremony with family and friends.  The induction…