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Tag Archives: psychology

Learn About Student Use of Simulated Patients in Upcoming Psychology Series Talk

As part of the Psychology Graduate Research Series, co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), graduate student Jessica Ketterer will present a talk titled “Assessing Clinical Competency: The Simulated Patient Assessment and Research Collaboration (SPARC).” The event will take place on…


Feeling Overwhelmed? Need to talk?

Students for Stress Resilience invite you to their Care & Share Student Support Group! The group is open to all NSU students to share their feelings, stresses and experiences in a supportive atmosphere. Participation also provides a great opportunity for those interested in psychology, to witness what it is like…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Jan. 20

Jeff Kibler, Ph.D., professor of psychology at Nova Southeastern University’s Center for Psychological Studies, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Jan. 20. He will discuss post-traumatic stress and women’s health. Kibler is the director of the NSU Biofeedback and Health Psychology Center. He has co-authored…


Psychologist Elizabeth Loftus is Next Distinguished Speaker, Feb. 9

Just how reliable is the human memory? That’s a question noted psychologist Elizabeth Loftus, Ph.D., has studied for the past 30 years. On Thursday, Feb. 9, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will welcome Loftus to NSU as part of its Distinguished Speakers Series. Loftus will present a talk…


Faculty Symposium Creates Thought Provoking Discussions

“Where Have You Gone Joe DiMaggio? Are We Allowed to Have Heroes Anymore?”  was the topic for the 4th faculty symposium, hosted by President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., on Dec. 1. Speakers Stephen Russo, Ph.D. and Kenneth Johnson, D.O., led the discussion about society’s reaction to and interest in…


Students United for Returning Veterans and Students for Stress Resilience Collaborate on Veterans Day Event

This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, two student organizations, Students United for Returning Veterans (SURV) and Students for Stress Resilience will host a discussion on post traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) and stress resilience.  The discussion will be led by Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D., ABPP. Nierenberg is an associate professor of Psychology at NSU’s…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Nov. 4

Maribel Del Rio-Roberts, Psy.D., an assistant professor in human services within the Division of Applied Interdisciplinary Studies at Nova Southeastern University, will be the featured speaker at NSU’s Speaker’s Forum on Friday, Nov. 4. She will discuss helping through advocacy and leadership and will provide information about the M.S. degree…


Students from Music Course Perform in Local Jazz Concert

Six undergraduate students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences recently put the skills they learned in the classroom on display for the community. On Sept. 15, the students performed in the Jazz in the Hall concert, hosted by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce. The students are…


NSU Faculty Honored for Receiving External Funding

Nova Southeastern University faculty were honored on Sept. 21 at the NSU External Funding Recognition Ceremony, which recognizes the efforts of NSU faculty members who have received external grant funding in the previous fiscal year. Fiscal Year 2011 saw great progress in the area of external funding, with total external funding exceeding…


NSU Unveils New 75,000 square-foot Student Educational Center in Palm Beach Gardens


Nova Southeastern University Announces 2011 Undergraduate Commencement Speaker

Anthropologist Elizabeth K. Lindsey to Provide 2011 Commencement Address


Center for Psychological Studies Professors Author New Book

CPS professors Linda C. Sobell, Ph.D., ABPP, and Mark B. Sobell, Ph.D., ABPP, published a new book recently, Group Therapy for Substance Use Disorders: A Motivational Cognitive-Behavioral Approach. This authoritative book presents a groundbreaking evidence-based approach to conducting therapy groups for persons with substance use disorders. The approach integrates cognitive-behavioral,…


NSU Undergraduate Programs Announce 2010–2011 Outstanding Graduating Students

Each spring, NSU conducts Commencement exercises recognizing the achievements of students and the contributions of faculty members, families, and the community. The following undergraduate students have been selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division to be recognized at this year’s Commencement for their academic achievement…


Teen Cancer Survivor Hosts “For Hair’s Sake” Benefit at NSU to Collect Ponytails, Raise Funds for “Locks of Love,” Apr. 17

NSU student group “Locks for a Cause” will host “For Hair’s Sake” on Sunday, April 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to to raise funds for cancer research and collect ponytails for Locks of Love, a non-profit that creates high-quality wigs for children who have lost their hair due to chemotherapy or a medical condition.


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Mar. 25

Charlene Desir, Ed.D, a professor at NSU’s Fischler School of Education and Human Services, and Pamela D. Hall, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology at Barry University, will be the featured speakers at the NSU Speaker’s Forum on Mar. 25. They will talk about using the arts as a tool to…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Welcomes Renowned Neurologist, Mar. 24

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences will welcome renowned neurologist Vilayanur S. Ramachandran, M.D., Ph.D., to NSU as part of the Distinguished Speakers Series. Ramachandran will present a talk titled “The Neurology of Human Nature” on Mar. 24 at 7 p.m. in the…


NSU Speaker’s Forum Hosted by Dr. Larry A. Calderon, Feb. 11

Raymond Ownby, M.B.A., M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine; and Amarilis Acevedo, Ph.D., a board-certified clinical neuropsychologist who joined the faculty of NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies in 2009 as a visiting professor; will be the featured speakers…


Make A Child Smile – Participate in the GrASP Holiday Toy Drive

The Graduate Association of School Psychology (GrASP) at the Center for Psychological Studies is collecting new, unwrapped toys to be donated to children at the Chris Evert Children’s Hospital in Ft. Lauderdale. Toys and other gifts may be dropped off in boxes located in the lobby of the Maltz Building. Please…


Information Session on School Psychology Doctoral Program

The Center for Psychological Studies will host an Information Session about the new School Psychology doctoral program on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 5:30 p.m., in the Maltz Building on main campus. Please call 954-262-3014 for more information.


NSU and the Broward Sheriff’s Office Collaborate to Raise Awareness on Violence

NSU recently hosted a conference to raise awareness on violence in our society. Nationally recognized experts in psychology, suicide prevention, law enforcement, counseling, and other areas were among the speakers at the conference entitled “Violence Knows No Boundaries.” They addressed topics covering school and domestic violence, workplace violence and sex…