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Tag Archives: Spring

104 Sharks Named to SSC Spring Honor Roll

Nova Southeastern has placed 104 student-athletes on the 2013 Sunshine State Conference spring honor roll. With this remarkable academic season, the Sharks have set a program-best for total athletes on the spring honor roll. To be eligible for the Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll, a student-athlete must post a minimum semester…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Gives Plenary Talk at Top Math Conference

Fuzhen Zhang, Ph.D., professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, gave an invited plenary talk on “Generalized Matrix Functions” at the 18th Conference of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) in Providence, Rhode Island, Jun. 3–7. The ILAS conference is the highest-level meeting of mathematicians from the field,…

NSU and BSO ‘Armed Encounters’ Researchers Present Findings to Law Enforcement Community

Representatives from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) recently presented findings from their research on armed encounters to law enforcement officials and officers from across South Florida. Key findings from their research indicated that increased training for officers early on led to increased chances that…

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…

NSU Undergraduate Student Named Top National Officer for Osteopathic Medicine Association

Jaibel Makiyil, biology major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the National Officer of the Year by the Pre-Student Osteopathic Medicine Association (Pre-SOMA). Makiyil, who serves as president of NSU’s Pre-SOMA chapter, received the prestigious award at the Spring SOMA Convention in Washington, D.C., Mar….

NSU’s Undergraduate Programs Announce the 2012–2013 Outstanding Students

Graduating seniors, selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division, will be recognized during this year’s Commencement ceremony, for their academic achievements and service to the community.

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…

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…

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….

NSU Undergraduate Programs Announce 2012–2013 Outstanding Graduating Students

Each spring, Nova Southeastern University’s Undergraduate Commencement ceremony recognizes the achievements of students and the support of faculty, family members, and the community. Congratulations to the following graduating students, who have been selected by faculty and academic leadership in their respective school and/or division to be recognized at this year’s…

Women’s Basketball Run Ends in Elite Eight With Overtime Loss

The Nova Southeastern women’s basketball team’s historic run ended in overtime at the national Elite Eight, falling to No. 5 Western Washington, 80-76. The Sharks trailed by as many as 17, and were down 13 at the half, before retaking the lead with 5:06 remaining on a Tailor Jones (Sr., Altamonte…

No. 1 Women’s Golf Wins Third Straight, Capturing the Crown in Vegas

The No. 1 Nova Southeastern women’s golf team won their third consecutive spring tournament on Friday, March 15 at the Bison Invitational in Las Vegas, shooting a tournament best +10 (296-290—586). The Sharks initially held the lowest team round in the tournament until surpassing it today by six strokes with a +2…

SHSS Hosts Workshop Series, Starts April 6

Community Resolution Services (CRS) housed in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) is hosting a series of workshops focusing on Peace and Society. The series is held in the Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center and is open to the public. The next series is…

College of Health Care Sciences Inaugural Issue of Perspectives Magazine

This spring, the College of Health Care Sciences will be releasing the inaugural issue of the college magazine, Perspectives. The long-awaited magazine is the product of months of collaboration between representatives from various programs in the college, writers and editors. HPD Publication editor, Scott Colton, B.A., and graphic designer Brandee Evans,…

Get to Know Nature

Source: pbs.org Even city-dwellers can learn to love nature with these earth-friendly ideas. 1. Become a nature watcher Spend some time with your child just sitting in your backyard or in a park observing the plants and animals around you. Talk about what you see. It can be fun to…

Spring 2012

Support Students Traveling to Ecuador for Medical Mobile Clinic – Donations Needed!

Fifteen undergrads will be spending their Spring Break serving an underprivileged community in Esmeraldas, Ecuador through a mobile clinic provided by MedLife. They are members of the Multicultural Association of Pre-Health Students (MAPS), and include: Nancy Sarmiento (President, and organizer of this trip), Noemi Bermudez, Omar Garcia, Toni-Kaye McDougall, Biana…

NSU Alumnus Aly Hassan Loaned to First Division Club in Bolivia

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers have reached an agreement with Club Aurora of the Bolivian first division to loan former Nova Southeastern forward Aly Hassan for the NASL Spring Championship season, the team announced today. Per club policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Hassan, 23, completed his first professional…

Far From the Fresh Air Farm: The Ashcan School Paints the City

January 17, 2013  | 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Museum of Art | Fort Lauderdale Lecture by Carol Troyen Kristin and Roger Servision Curator Emerita of American Paintings Museum of Fine Arts, Boston This event is complimentary for all Museum members; $10 for nonmembers. RSVP is required to Lee Ledegang…

Students Observe Sun Shadows on First Day of Spring

To celebrate the vernal equinox on Mar. 20, otherwise known as the first day of Spring, faculty members and students from the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences conducted daytime astronomical observations at NSU. Bryan Armentrout, Ph.D., and Stefan Kautsch, Ph.D., assistant professors in the college, led the interactive session,…