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Tag Archives: reading

Alvin Sherman Library wants to get kids ready for Back to School…

Become more familiar with Alvin Sherman Library’s vast selection of online resources which can lead to a more successful school year for you and your children. These resources can help with research projects, homework, and test-taking.  It is simple to find reliable information from your home computer any time; day…


‘Dig Into Reading’ This Summer, Aug 3

Experience 8 weeks of FREE exciting activities for children, families, tweens, teens and adults without spending a dime by making NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center your one-stop shop for fun activities for all ages. The Library produces FREE programming for youth, teens and adults which includes…


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…


University School Sophomore Wins State and Advances to International Science Competition

Recognized for her examination of the global carbon crisis, University School sophomore Rachel Sereix, followed a first place win at the Broward County Science Fair with a first place win at the Florida State Science and Engineering Fair and an invitation to the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair. As…


Undergraduate Students Recognized for Award-Winning Scholarship, Creative Works

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a ceremony and luncheon on April 22 to honor outstanding scholarship and creative works by NSU students. The students were recognized for their award-winning submissions in this year’s Undergraduate Student Symposium and Undergraduate Film Festival, as well as the Fifth Annual Juried…


Irish Dracula Play to Premiere on Campus with Dramatic Reading, April 13

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will present a special dramatic reading of The Irish Dracula: A Melodrama in Five Acts, written by James Doan, Ph.D., professor at the college. Over the past month, NSU undergraduate students worked with Doan and Daniel Gelbmann, M.F.A., assistant professor at the college,…


Oceanographic Center Participates in ‘Real Men Read’ at Local Middle School

Six graduate students, staff, and faculty members from NSU’s Oceanographic Center recently participated in the “Real Men Read” event at New River Middle School in Fort Lauderdale. The event seeks to increase awareness about the importance of reading. New River Middle School faculty believes that their students often read at…


Student Literary Magazine Digressions to Celebrate Release of 10th Issue, Event April 10

You’re invited! Join the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences in celebrating the 10th anniversary of Digressions, the student-run literary magazine produced by the college’s Division of Humanities. Digressions Release Event | 10th Anniversary Wednesday, Apr. 10| 4:00–6:00 p.m. Alvin Sherman Library | Second Floor Gallery Digressions’ undergraduate contributors and…


Become a Part of The Irish Dracula Play, Discover Famous Story’s Irish Roots, Ends April 10

Want to help produce a new play? All undergraduate students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences are invited to participate in a series of free workshops aimed at developing The Irish Dracula: A Melodrama in Five Acts, a play created by James Doan, Ph.D., professor at the college….


Computer & Information Sciences Professors and Doctoral Alumnus Present During WISP/ICIS

Yair Levy, Ph.D., professor of information systems at the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS), co-chaired the Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2012, a pre-conference event of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) in Orlando, FL on December 15. ICIS is the most prestigious gathering of information systems academics and…


University School Concert Band Received Two Highest Ratings at District Assessments

University School of NSU’s High School Concert Band recently achieved the highest rating of Superior for both concert performance and sight-reading. The students performed live over the course of three days in a formal concert setting with an audience that included noted experts in the field of band performance. As…


NSU Baseball Team Hits a Homerun for Reading at NSU Library Storytime

The NSU Baseball Team visited the Alvin Sherman Library for Sharkey’s Storytime on Wednesday, Feb. 15 and Thursday, Feb. 16. Baseball stars Scott Woodrey, Kellen St. Luce, Chris Van Brandt, Michael Melendez, Michael Gonzalez, Angel Navarro, Javier Sujo, Robert Baroniel and Ronnie Patella shared their favorite children’s books, including Five…


Farquhar College of Arts & Sciences hosts Convocation Ceremony

NSU undergraduate students celebrated the official start of the academic year with Convocation, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. A keynote talk by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz, M.F.A., highlighted this year’s ceremony. The event opened with welcoming remarks by Don Rosenblum, Ph.D., dean of the Farquhar…


Office of Academic Services Honors Tutors with Fourth Annual Recognition Ceremony

In celebration of those who help NSU students succeed in their studies each day, the Office of Academic Services (OAS), part of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, hosted its fourth annual Tutor Recognition Ceremony on Apr. 11. The event recognizes the invaluable work of peer and professional tutors…


Books & Books Coming to Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Grand Opening Jan. 13

The Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale, Nova Southeastern University is pleased to announce that Books & Books, one of the nation’s most well-respected bookstores, has entered into an agreement with NSU to bring noted authors, books, and programming to the Museum.  With the addition of a café with sandwiches…


MSI offers Tutorial Program for Children in Grades K-5

NSU’s Mailman Segal Institute is offering Super Kids!, an innovative,  afterschool program for children in grades K-5 that uses an individualized, hands-on approach for improving reading, writing and math skills. Students are provided with tailor-made programs to suit their individual needs based on an assessment which is included at NO EXTRA…


Office of Academic Services to Hold Open House, Oct. 7

When was the last time you stopped by the Office of Academic Services (OAS) at Nova Southeastern University? Did you know that OAS, part of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, offers students tutoring sessions, success coaching, study areas and rooms for reserve, math DVDs  for checkout, solution manuals,…


Celebrate NSU Library’s Fun-Filled Fall Kickoff at a Wizarding Magic Show, Sept. 4

In celebration of National Library Card Sign-Up Month, NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library will host, “A Day of Magic” fall kickoff bash on Saturday. Sept. 4 from 1- 4 p.m. This FREE fun-filled afternoon will give participants the opportunity to: Meet Professor MacGonnigal and hear her magical stories from 1 – 2…


Fischler Hosts Second Teacher Career Development Day with Free School Supplies

As one of America’s largest schools of education for more than 40 years, NSU’s Fischler School of Education is a powerful resource for teachers seeking guidance in a changing academic world. The Fischler School recently hosted a Teacher Career Development Day on NSU’s main campus, which provided tri-country teachers with…