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Tag Archives: STEM

Guy Harvey and NSU’s GHRI Tag & Track Migratory Movements of Mako Sharks


Collaborative Research by Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Assistant Professor Published in Two Journals, Earns High Marks

Robert Smith, Ph.D., assistant professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, co-authored two research articles on immune systems that appear in the academic journals GENETICS and BMC Microbiology. GENETICS editors selected Smith’s article as an April 2013 Issue Highlight, while readers accessed the article in BMC Microbiology more…


Microbe Week Takes Over at the Oceanographic Center, Begins April 11

Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center (NSU-OC) is highlighting the symbiotic relationship between microbes and coral reefs this week through a series of distinguished speaker events and conference presentations. The week’s events kick off on Thursday, April 11 with “Dive In” lecture series guest speaker Kim Ritchie, a microbiologist with the…


SHSS Faculty Member Presents on Equine Therapy at Conference in Texas

Shelley Green, Ph.D., faculty in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), presented at Conversation-Fest 2013 in Galveston, Texas. The conference theme was, “Opening Doors to Possibilities: Inviting Dialogue, Stories and Community in Therapy and Social Transformation.” Green’s presentation was entitled,…


Special Olympics Aims to Raise $5 Million for Athletes by 2013


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…


Eric Ackerman, Ph.D., Appointed Dean of Computer Sciences College

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., recently announced the appointment of Eric S. Ackerman, Ph.D., as dean of NSU’s Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (SCIS). Ackerman, who has served as associate dean and assistant dean with SCIS since 2000, has been serving in the…


Pharmacy Students Featured in American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Publication

Nova Southeastern University’s College of Pharmacy (COP) Clinical Assistant Professor Jaime Riskin, Pharm.D., BCPS; and Antonia Zapantis, MS, PharmD, BCPS, COP associate professor, as well as COP alumni Osmel Delgado, Pharm.D, BCPS; Martha Espinoza-Friedman, Pharm.D., BCPS; and Lori Milicevic, Pharm.D., BCNP were featured for the Pharmacy Practice Model Change implemented…


Farquhar Student Researchers Win Second Place in Poster Contest

Catalina Breton, Eduardo Carrera, and Andrea Linares, undergraduate biology majors from NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, presented a poster titled, “The Importance of Neurolysin in the Renin-Angiotensin System of the Mouse Brain” at the 8th Annual National Meeting of the Latino Medical Students Association, recently held at Miami-Dade…


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…


Global International Genomics Alliance Workshop held at NSU Center of Excellence

NSU’s Oceanographic Center (NSU OC) associate professor Jose V Lopez, Ph.D., has organized the first gathering of marine invertebrate scientists to discuss the plausibility and long term strategies for sequencing the whole “genomes” (heredity material) of thousands of marine invertebrate (“spineless”) organisms.  The workshop group has been dubbed GIGA for…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Hosts Regional Writing Center Conference

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences welcomed more than 250 members of the Southeastern Writing Center Association (SWCA) to NSU for the organization’s 2013 conference, held on main campus during Feb. 21–23. Attendees represented 85 institutions across 15 states, from Florida to Arizona. Co-chairs Kevin Dvorak, Ph.D., associate professor and coordinator…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor Publishes Textbook on Family Therapy

Michael Reiter, Ph.D., associate professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, published Case Conceptualization in Family Therapy (Pearson) in paperback on Feb. 14. E-book versions are also available for the Amazon Kindle and Barnes and Noble NOOK. Reiter’s textbook focuses on a single case family, exploring how nine…


Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later (USPTO), March 13

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship welcomes you to learn the latest relevant information about trademarking at a special guest lecture titled, “Trademark Basics: What Every Small Business Should Know Now, Not Later.” The presentation will be given by Craig Morris, managing attorney for Trademark Outreach at…


Science of Sleeping, Dreaming Uncovered at Upcoming Faculty Lecture, March 21

We spend about a third of our lives asleep and require sleep to stay alive. But, what goes on while we sleep and dream? Find out at the next Faculty Lecture Series talk, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “The Nights of Our Lives: Why We Sleep…


Brain Awareness Week: Interactive Events Will Provide Plenty to Think About, March 15 and 16

In celebration of international Brain Awareness Week, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host a variety of on-campus events, featuring interactive expos and presentations by students and faculty members. These events are free, open to the NSU community and are co-hosted by the college’s Division of Social and…


College of Osteopathic Medicine to host International Geriatrics Training Institute, Starts Feb. 15

The College of Osteopathic Medicine’s (NSU-COM) Florida Coastal Geriatric Resources, Education, and Training Center (GREAT GEC) will host the 6th Annual Interprofessional Geriatrics Training Institute on Feb. 15 and 16. Held at NSU-COM’s Lifelong Learning Institute classroom located at University Park Plaza, 3420 S. University Drive, the training institute will…


Fishing for Scholarships – OC sponsors Fishing Tournament, March 2

NSU’s Oceanographic Center, in partnership with the Marine Industries Association of South Florida, will be re-launching the 6th Annual Oceanographic Center Scholarship Fishing Tournament in Fort Lauderdale on March 2.  The Tournament will begin with the Kick-off Party and Captain’s Meeting on Feb. 28 at NSU’s new $50-million Center of…


Faculty Lecture to Discuss Biological Benefits of Parasites

Are parasites all that bad? The second Faculty Lecture Series talk of the semester will take a peek at the positive role parasites can play. The event is hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. “Deadly Parasites: Key Players in the Web of Life” Faculty Lecture Series |…


Five Honorees Receive ‘President’s Excellence in Community Service Award’ at 15th Annual Celebration of Excellence