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NSU Law Students Win National Health Law Transaction Competition

A team of Nova Southeastern University third-year law students, Matthew Horton, A. Shawn Murray, and Jennifer Palacio, placed first as the overall champion at The L. Edward Bryant, Jr., National Health Law Transactional Competition at Loyola University School of Law in Chicago. The team also won Best Oral Presentation and…

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

Ars Flores Concert to Showcase Six Young Musicians, April 20

In partnership with the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, the Ars Flores Symphony Orchestra will present its annual concert of talented, young artists who earned the prestigious opportunity to perform alongside the orchestra. The concert concludes another successful Ars Flores season. Young-Artists Competition Winners’ Concert | Ars Flores Symphony…

University School of NSU Speech & Debate Team Wins 3rd Consecutive State Championship

University School of NSU’s speech and debate team recently defended the team’s state title by winning the championship for a third consecutive year. The victory was all the more impressive considering that the 26 qualifiers represented the youngest team University School has ever sent to the state tournament, according to…

New Session of the Weight Watchers @ Work Program Begins; Attend Free Information Meeting, April 11

You are invited to attend the FREE INFORMATION MEETING Thursday, April 11 at noon in the Alvin Sherman Library Staff Lounge. THE POWER OF GROUP SUPPORT AND THE CONVENIENCE OF WORKSITE MEETINGS The program is $156 for new members and $146 for continuing members or Lifetime members (who are not…

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…

The NSU Eye Care Institute Provides Community Diabetic Eye Disease Education

Nova Southeastern University hosted American Diabetes Association Alert Day on March 26 in the Carl DeSantis Building Courtyard on main campus. Janet Leasher O.D. and Nicole Patterson O.D. represented NSU’s Eye Care Institute at this event, educating the community about diabetic eye disease and reminding them to have annual comprehensive…

SHSS Alum Publishes Book entitled, Determinants of Success in UN Peacekeeping Operations

Jacques Koko, Ph.D., a doctoral graduate of the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has published a book with Essoh Jean-Mathieu Essis, Ph.D. entitled, Determinants of Success in UN Peacekeeping Operations, published by University Press of America. Koko is…

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…

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…

Brown Bag Grant Series continues, March 27

The 2013 Brown Bag Grant Series continues its 13-week series on Wednesday, March 27 with “Success with NIH Proposals.” The workshop runs noon – 1:15 p.m., in Room 2053, Alvin Sherman Library. Bring your lunch; light snacks are provided. Space is limited; RSVP at www.nova.edu/ogc/brownbag. The next workshop will be…

Phi Delta Chi Support Individuals with Down Syndrome Via Just Dance 2013

      On February 9 at Café Iguana in Pembroke Pines, NSU’s College of Pharmacy’s (NSU COP) Beta Lambda Chapter of the Professional Pharmacy Fraternity Phi Delta Chi (PDC) participated in the Just Dance 2013 charity event.  This fun event provided information, advocacy and support concerning all aspects of…

NSU Students Invited to Attend FREE Library Boot Camp to Strengthen Research Skills, Ends March 28

Be all you can be by attending the FREE Library Boot Camp to strengthen your research skills! From March 26-28, NSU students are invited to participate in a free three-day open workshop series on how to successfully use library resources and services for their research. Day 1: “Research Intelligence” will…

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Want to Intern in Washington, D.C.? Learn how on Feb. 22

You don’t have to run for office to spend time in the nation’s capital. Learn how to secure an internship in Washington, D.C., by attending an information session on The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences. Information Session on The…

Cancer Survivor Organizes Oral Cancer Walk, Feb. 23

It was early 2002 when Uyen Nguyen discovered a lesion inside her mouth that looks like a traumatic bruise. But she didn’t follow up. “I was a busy dental student,” said Nguyen, now a 3rd-year student at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Dental Medicine. “My palate was extremely tender, so…

HR offers workshop seminars – Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success, Feb. 21

The 2013 Lunch and Learn series offered by NSU’s Office of Human Resources is underway! Led by author, psychologist, and educator Gay Lynn Grigas, M.A. Psy., the Trigger-Proof Your Way to Success series will focus on solutions to common workplace problems. Presented as twelve easy-to-use “tools,” each seminar will provide…

SSC Claims Highest DII ASR Rate for Sixth Straight Year

For the sixth consecutive year, the Sunshine State Conference has posted the top NCAA Division II Academic Success Rate. The Academic Success Rate (ASR) for all 23 Division II conferences was released at the NCAA Convention, which was held in Grapevine, Texas, Jan. 16-19. SSC member institutions posted an ASR…

Talk to Dive into Topic of Marine-Fisheries Sustainability, Feb. 19

The semester’s second talk in the Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series, hosted by the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, will look at plausible ways of managing marine fisheries to better serve both the environment and consumers. “Is ‘All or Nothing’ Really the Only Alternative for Marine-Fisheries Sustainability?” Climate-Sustainability Lecture Series David…

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 |…