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Medical School Professor Wins Distinguished Faculty Award

Neil Natkow, D.O., clinical professor of family medicine for NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, recently received a Distinguished Faculty Award, which is presented to a clinical faculty member in recognition of his/her outstanding contributions to the college in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service.


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,…


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,…


Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences Professor Publishes Biography of Thurgood Marshall

Charles Zelden, professor at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, published Thurgood Marshall: Race, Rights, and the Struggle for a More Perfect Union (Routledge Historical Americans) in May 2013. The succinct biography details Marshall’s storied legal career, including his service as an Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court…


NSU Alumna Accepted into Prestigious Teach for America Program

As an undergraduate biology major at NSU’s Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, Nancy Sarmiento spent time in the local community showcasing science to young minds. Now, as an NSU alumna, Sarmiento will teach biology to secondary-school students in Baltimore, Maryland through the Teach for America program. Over the next…


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…


SHSS Faculty and Student Present at International Peace Research Association Conference in Japan

Toran Hansen, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), and DCAR doctoral student Daniel Karanja presented at the 24th Conference of International Peace Research Association (IPRA) at Mie University in Japan. The theme of…


New Distance Education Certificate Program Offered at Fischler School

Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler School of Education announces the addition of the Distance Educator Certificate, a 12-credit course of study. The Distance Education Certificate is an enhancement to either the Master of Arts in Teaching degree or for the Master of Science as elective credit. Upon completion of…


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….


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…


NSU Earns Place on President’s National Honor Roll for Community Service

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. “We’re honored to receive…


NSU Occupational Therapy Students Simulate Physical Disabilities on the Golf Course


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…


NSU Medical Professor Chosen for Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2013

Apple recently chose Robert Hasty, D.O., FACOI, vice chair & associate professor of internal medicine  Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine, to be an Apple Distinguished Educator Class of 2013. The Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) Program began in 1994, when Apple recognized K-12 and higher education pioneers who are using a…


NSU to Host Open House at Ft Myers SEC, March 7

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) will host an Open House on March 7 at its Fort Myers Student Educational Center (SEC).  The Open House, which is free and open to the public, will provide information about the various health, education, business and psychology programs NSU Fort Myers offers, as well as…


College of Health Care Sciences Holds Induction and Commencement Ceremony

This past December, NSU’s College of Health Care Sciences (CHCS) initiated 11 new members to the CHCS Teaching and Learning Academy (TLA). These new members gave their final project presentations to a collection of TLA members, colleagues and coworkers. Presentations were followed by a reception and induction ceremony in the…


SHSS Faculty Member Publishes Book on Conflict Resolution

Toran Hansen, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Department of Conflict Analysis and Resolution (DCAR) in the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has written a book entitled, The Generalist Approach to Conflict Resolution: A Guidebook. The book invites consideration of a holistic and comprehensive approach to conflict…


SHSS Welcomes Delegation from Beijing Normal University

Honggang Yang, Ph.D., dean of the Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), along with Tommie Boyd, Ph.D., associate professor and chair of Department of Family Therapy, and Anthony J. DeNapoli, Ed.D., executive director of NSU’s Office of International Affairs, recently welcomed a delegation of scholars from Beijing Normal…


NSU Remembers ‘Doc Hersey’

On Tuesday, Dec. 18, Paul “Doc” Hersey, Ph.D., founder and chairman of the board of The Center for Leadership Studies, passed away peacefully at the age of 81. In his final moments, he was surrounded by his loving wife Suzie, close family and friends. Hersey was internationally recognized as a…


NSU Celebrates International Education Week thru Nov. 16