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Tag Archives: STEM

Nova Southeastern University to Raise Half a Billion Dollars by 2020 Through Philanthropy and Sponsored Projects

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Scholarships and research opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds. Breakthrough stem cell research. New therapies for patients with cancer and autism. Interdisciplinary collaboration in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM). These are just a few of the goals on which Nova Southeastern…


Nova Southeastern University Receives Title V Grant to Target STEM Education for Hispanic Students

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – Nova Southeastern University (NSU) has received a $2.6 million award from the U.S. Department of Education that will target Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education for Hispanic students. The grant, led by NSU’s Meline Kevorkian, Ed.D. and Gregory Simco, Ph.D., who…


Media Briefing w/ Congresswoman Wasserman Schultz to Celebrate Title V Grants

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz Joins NSU Officials to Celebrate Recent Awarding of Title V Grants  ** Excellent Story & Photo Opportunity **   WHO:  Officials from Nova Southeastern University, including George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., President and CEO and Jackie Travisano, M.B.A., CPA, Executive Vice President and COOwill be joined…


‘Changing Seas’ Featured at NSU Summer Dive- In Series, July 31

NSU’s Oceanographic Center and WPBT2 invite you to free screenings of ‘Changing Seas’ as part of NSU’s Summer Dive-In film series on Wednesdays 6:00- 7:00 p.m., with a reception from 7-7:30 p.m.   The audience will discover exciting new ocean research, followed by the opportunity to ask questions during a…


College of Pharmacy announces Promotions and Appointments

The NSU College of Pharmacy is proud to announce: The promotion of Devada Singh-Franco, Pharm.D., to Associate Professor for the department of Pharmacy Practice. Singh-Franco has become a distinguished researcher in the field of meta-analysis, pharmacotherapy, chronic disease management, diabetes mellitus, obesity, diabetes-related complications, patient care, indigent patients, patient-reported outcomes,…


Quick Tips: Cutting your summer cooling costs

http://www.usatoday.com Those sizzling, sultry days of summer are upon us, causing many of us to crank up the AC and, unfortunately, our energy bill as well. In fact, according to the U.S. Department of Energy, heating and air conditioning your home takes almost a whopping 45% bite out of your…


2013 Updated HIPAA Security Information

The Office of Information Technology Security is pleased to bring you this update regarding HIPAA Security. It is important that all NSU faculty, staff, students, and other computer users that come into contact with electronic patient data understand what the HIPAA Security rule requires and comply with the policies and…


SHSS Student presents at the 3rd International Conference on Health, Wellness & Society in Brazil

Marcia Brown, M.D., a student in the Master of Arts in Cross-disciplinary Studies program (MACS) in the Department of Multidisciplinary Studies (DMS)  in NSU’s School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented a paper at the Third International Conference on  Health, Wellness and Society held in San Paulo, Brazil.  Brown’s…


President Hanbury Teaches Ambassadors Board Members Underwater Lesson on Importance of Florida’s Coral Reefs


NSU Center Designated as World Health Organization Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics

The Center for Consumer Health Informatics Research (CCHIR) at Nova Southeastern University has been designated by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a WHO Collaborating Center in Consumer Health Informatics. This represents the first such Collaborating Center designation by the WHO specific to consumer health informatics in the world. The…


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…


Blackwood to Spend Summer with Houses of Hope in Kenya

Nova Southeastern tennis student-athlete, Kamryn Blackwood (Jr., Farmington, N.M.), will be spending her summer helping people halfway across the world. She is joining Houses for Hope on a mission trip to Kenya. Blackwood has been involved with Houses for Hope for years and serves on the board of the organization….


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…


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…


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…


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…


Computer & Information Sciences School Doctoral Student Honored at the 2013 Black Engineer of the Year Awards

  Je’aime H. Powell, a doctoral candidate of computer information systems at NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences, was recently honored with the “Student Leadership – Graduate Level Award” at the Black Engineer of the Year Award (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference in…


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….


NSU to Host Hemispheric Drug Strategy Conference, Ends May 3

NSU will host an international conference, May 1-3, to discuss drug strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean. The conference will be held in the Presidential Boardroom of NSU’s Horovitz Administrative Building on the main campus. The university is hosting this conference as part of a strategic partnership between NSU’s…


Computer & Information Sciences School Alumna Recognized as Michigan’s Top Tech Leader

NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences alumna Rita Barrios, Ph.D., was recently recognized as one of Michigan’s Top 10 Tech Leaders. Barrios received her Ph.D. in Computer Information Systems with a concentration in information security in 2011. She is currently an assistant professor for computer information systems at…