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‘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…

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…

NSU and Embraer Aircraft Join Forces to Improve Human Factors in Aviation

NSU-Embraer Aircraft MOA  Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and Fort Lauderdale-based Embraer Aircraft Holdings have partnered to strengthen the relationship between the manufacturer and academia, in their efforts to improve human factors research in aviation. Through a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed earlier this year, the partnership will include a series…

Business Professors Present at Southwest Academy of Management Annual Conference

Two professors from NSU’s H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship – Cynthia P. Ruppel, Ph.D., associate professor of information technology and Randi L. Sims, Ph.D., professor of management – teamed up with Peter Zeidler, director of advanced business analytics at TeleTech and adjunct professor, to present their research…

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….

Community Resolution Services at SHSS Engages Attendees during NSU’s CommunityFest

Community Resolution Services (CRS) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) participated in NSU’s CommunityFest on Saturday, Feb. 9. CRS’ booth provided two activities for community members. One activity was focused on thanking those in the US military for their service by inviting the community to complete…

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…

Talk About Stress at Next Psychology Graduate Research Series Event, Feb. 13

The next talk in the Psychology Graduate Research Series, co-hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences and NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies (CPS), will feature presentations on research conducted by two students in the college’s M.S. in Experimental Psychology program. Psychology Graduate Research Series Presentations by Brittney Tamayo…

Anxiety, Excessive Worrying or Stress? Help is Available at NSU

Anxiety is very common, but when it is excessive, uncontrollable, and impairing, it may be the sign of a treatable disorder. The Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) provides psychological services for individuals experiencing anxiety, excessive worry, fear, stress, uneasiness, and/or apprehension. Although many people experience fears that are limited to…

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Two Development Workshops for Employees remain in September

Nova Southeastern University’s Office of Human Resources will host several development workshops for employees during September. Sept. 18 and 19 – Negotiation Skills and Strategies Sept. 20 – The ‘Trigger Proof Your Way to Success’ series will continue with Tool 9: Avoid the Misery Addict. For more information, visit the…

NSU hosts Miami Dolphins Symposium; Speakers focus on education and character

More than 700 student-athletes and coaches participated in the Miami Dolphins 7-on-7 football tournament and symposium on NSU’s campus recently. The symposium, held in the Arena at the Don Taft University Center, featured current and former NFL players, coaches and members of the Florida National Guard, including   George Hegamin of…

Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences to Host TEDxNSU, Mar. 16

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TED has created TEDx. TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences will host TEDxNSU, where x = independently organized TED event. At TEDxNSU, TEDTalks video and…

Free “Trigger-Proof” Employee Workshop Series continues Mar. 15

NSU employees are invited to attend a year-long series of free employee workshops that will help you build skills to manage daily stress and build positive relationships.  You will learn solutions to common workplace problems in the form of 12 easy-to-use tools that will allow both managers and workers to…

Feeling Overwhelmed? Need to talk?

Students for Stress Resilience invite you to their Care & Share Student Support Group! The group is open to all NSU students to share their feelings, stresses and experiences in a supportive atmosphere. Participation also provides a great opportunity for those interested in psychology, to witness what it is like…

Students United for Returning Veterans and Students for Stress Resilience Collaborate on Veterans Day Event

This Veterans Day, Nov. 11, two student organizations, Students United for Returning Veterans (SURV) and Students for Stress Resilience will host a discussion on post traumatic stress disorders (PTSD) and stress resilience.  The discussion will be led by Barry Nierenberg, Ph.D., ABPP. Nierenberg is an associate professor of Psychology at NSU’s…

Free Workshops for NSU Employees Hosted by NSU’s Office of Human Resources, Oct. 13

This fall NSU’s Office of Human Resources will host several free development workshops for employees. The first workshop focuses on stress management and relationship building by exploring 12 essential Life Skills.  Titled, “Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success”,will be led by author, psychologist, and educator, Gay Lynn Williamson-Grigas, M.A.  As a…

Fischler Hosts School Choice Breakfast Celebrating the Legacy of Nobel Prize Winner Milton Friedman

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education recently hosted a “Celebrating Freedom” breakfast in honor of the late Milton Friedman, to share his legacy and ideas about school choice. Friedman was a 1976 Nobel Prize winner, economics professor, and stalwart crusader for the ideas of individual freedom who formed the…

Up-and-coming Real Estate development Student Overcomes Adversity

After ten years of working in the real estate industry, Jake Butler, a student enrolled in the Huizenga Business School’s Master of Science in Real Estate Development program, recently purchased his first commercial property. The property is a distressed 8-unit apartment building, and Jake is now in the process of…

Deadline to Apply for NSU Grants, Mar. 18

Those wishing to apply for the Chancellor’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (CFRDG) grant and the Quality of Life (QOL) Awards must submit their applications by 5 p.m. on Friday, Mar. 18. Those applying for the CFRDG grant must submit a hard copy of their application to NSU’s Office of…