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Sing with the Bossa Nova Chorale, Deadline to sign up: Sept. 17

If you like to sing and want to meet new people who share your passion, the Bossa Nova Chorale is looking for you! The Bossa Nova Chorale is the premier vocal ensemble of the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Division of Performing and Visual Arts. It’s composed of talented,…

NSU Appoints New Director of the Museum of Art

President and CEO, George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., announced the appointment of Bonnie Clearwater, M.A., as the new Director of NSU’s Museum of Art effective September 3. Clearwater joins NSU’s Museum of Art from the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in North Miami. Clearwater will work closely with the museum…

Tips for Travel and Commuting

http://www.epa.gov/ Commuting It’s summertime, which means that weather conditions are favorable for ground-level ozone formation. Emissions from motor vehicles are the primary source of ozone-causing pollutants, accounting for almost half of our air pollution. Because heat and sunlight are important factors in ozone formation, ozone pollution generally peaks during the…

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…

No 1. Women’s Golf Takes Second in Playoff Final at SSC Tournament; Cammisa Receives Medalist Honors

  The No.1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team, coming from behind, gave a strong effort at the 2013 Sunshine State Conference Golf Championship at Dade City’s Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club, competing in a playoff tie-breaker to capture the title but fell short by one-stroke. The women shot a…

College of Health Care Science’s faculty meet with Azerbaijan Delegates to Discuss Human Trafficking Issues

On March 29, six representatives from Azerbaijan met with Brianna Kent, Ph.D, RN and Sandrine Gaillard-Kenney, Ed.D., faculty members at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, to exchange strategies on raising awareness of human trafficking. The Azerbaijani representatives were invited to the United States under the auspices of…

Solve Boundary Value Problems at Semester’s Final Math Colloquium Talk, April 10

The Mathematics Colloquium Series will conclude for the winter 2013 semester with a presentation about boundary-value problems. The talk is hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Disconjugacy and Differentiation for Solutions of Boundary Value Problems for Second-Order Dynamic Equations on a Time Scale” Mathematics Colloquium Series |…

NSU Law Alumni Named ‘Most Effective Lawyers 2012’ by Daily Business Review for the Second Time

Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broard Law Center alumni Peter Herman ‘82 and Alex Brown ’04 of the firm Tripp Scott were named “Most Effective Lawyers 2012” by the Daily Business Review for the Member Services v. Security Mutual Life Insurance case, which resulted in a jury decision of $26 million in…

Did you know? NSU Offers Free Smoking Cessation Classes

It’s never too late to quit. Nova Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (NSU-COM) Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Program through funding from the Florida Health Department, is offering evidence-based group and individual smoking cessation programs throughout Broward County. All sessions are FREE. Classes are designed to help you: Prepare…

NSU Hosts Diabetes Alert Day

On March 27, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, in partnership with NSU’s College of Pharmacy and College of Optometry, the American Diabetes Association, and the NSU Health Care Clinics, hosted  Diabetes Alert Day at NSU.  Students, faculty, staff, and local community members received educational materials about diabetes…

NSU Occupational Therapy Students Simulate Physical Disabilities on the Golf Course

Key Club Carnival Unites University School Community

University School of NSU students perform community service throughout the year, but the Key Club’s annual carnival provides a unique opportunity for the entire school to share in the spirit of community and giving. “The whole point of Key Club is to bring family and community together to help our…

The Multicultural Affairs Committee Celebrates Women’s History Month: EmpowHer

The Multicultural Affairs Committee (MAC), sponsored by Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences and NSU’s College of Nursing, celebrated Women’s History Month on Tuesday, March 19 with the first EmpowHer event. This year’s theme was EmpowHer: Sharing women’s best homemade remedies or health care advice. The main foyer…

Photography Exhibition Offers Glimpse of Modern Japanese Life from the 1970s to 21st Century, Last day April 12

Stunning cityscapes and intriguing glimpses into Japanese lives during the rapid economic growth of the 1970s through the dawn of the 21st century make up a new photography exhibition at NSU that runs through April 12. The exhibit, Gazing at the Contemporary World: Japanese Photography from the 1970s to the…

SHSS Students Form the Chinese Students and Scholars Association

Students in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) have started a new student association, The Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA). The founder of the association is Milly Yin, a student in the master’s program in College Student Affairs (CSA) housed in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies…

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 |…

Learn Something New About Fractional Calculus at Math Colloquium Talk, March 12

All are welcome to attend a free talk introducing the subject of fractional calculus. The event is part of the Mathematics Colloquium Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Fractional Calculus and Smallest Eigenvalues” Mathematics Colloquium Series | Jeffrey T. Neugebauer, Ph.D. (Eastern Kentucky University) Tuesday, Mar….

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…

There’s Lots to Learn from Stars—See How Much at Next Mathematics Colloquium Talk, Feb. 19

Massive stars will take center stage in the next Mathematics Colloquium Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “What Can We Learn About Particle Physics from Massive Stars?” Mathematics Colloquium Series | Maurizio Giannotti, Ph.D. (Barry University) Tuesday, Feb. 19 Noon–1:00 p.m. Carl DeSantis Building |…