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Huizenga School Professors Publish and Present Research at AGBA Conference in Bangkok

Professors Bahaudin G. Mujtaba and Frank Cavico, both of the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, had their paper entitled, “Employee Wellness Programs Carrots and Sticks,” accepted for publication and presentation at the Academy for Global Business Advancement (AGBA), which recently took place in Bangkok, Thailand. Mujtaba presented…


Clements Signs with Houston

NSU alumnus Brett Clements will continue his professional career with the Houston Astros, after signing a contract with the club this week. Clements, who started for NSU behind the plate for two seasons, has reported to the Gulf Coast League Astros in Kissimmee, Fla. He’ll be one of four catchers…


Summer Food Safety

Submitted by Marilyn Gordon EdD RD CSSD LDN Registered Dietitian, Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics, Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist It cannot be emphasized enough; the importance of safe food handling and preparation during these summer months. This is the most popular time for family picnics, holiday BBQ’s, and outdoor food preparation. The…


NSU Student Affairs staff members lauded for using ‘Coffee as a Retention Tool’

Six NSU Division of Student Affairs staff members were featured in an article published in the July issue of the Women in Higher Education newsletter, regarding the challenges of serving adult learners in higher education. A unique student-retention approach by NSU’s Sheena Zawacki, Cathy O’Brien, Joe Pokraka, Lorrenza Vandiver, Sholondo…


Congratulations to This Year’s SLIMMING WITH SHARKS Winners

1st Place Ashley Klein 22.11% body weight lost (44 lbs) 2nd Place Stephanie Fleming 21.83% body weight lost (43 lbs) 3rd Place Ranishka Williams 21.03% body weight lost (49 lbs) Most Improved Body Fat Stephen Russo Lost 15.5% Most Improved Cholesterol Kristin Winston Dropped Cholesterol 123 points Most improved Curl-ups…


NSU and BSO ‘Armed Encounters’ Researchers Present Findings to Law Enforcement Community

Representatives from Nova Southeastern University (NSU) and the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (BSO) recently presented findings from their research on armed encounters to law enforcement officials and officers from across South Florida. Key findings from their research indicated that increased training for officers early on led to increased chances that…


Veterans Law Clinic Hosts First Workshop: ‘Removing Legal Barriers to Employment’

NSU’s Shepard Broad Law Center’s hosted the first event at its Veterans Law Clinic on Saturday June 15, entitled, “Removing Legal Barriers to Employment.”  Nineteen veterans received one-on-one legal consultation regarding the removal of employment barriers and were offered advice on how to overcome the same. Some clients will receive follow-up…


Huizenga School Professor Speaks in Xi’an, China

During the week of June 4-12, 2013, H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship Professor Bahaudin G. Mujtaba was invited by the School of Management at the Xi’an Jiaotong University to conduct research with Han Ping and to speak on the following topics to master and doctoral students at…


Local Jazz Lovers Flock to Library Concert Series, Ends July 28

Nearly 100 South Florida jazz fans helped kick off the Alvin Sherman Library’s 2013 Summer Jazz Series June 30 in the intimate, art-filled, newly renovated Cotilla Gallery. The free one-hour concert featured Chicago vocalist Terry Sullivan, accompanied by local masters Frank Carmelitano on guitar and Don Coffman on bass. The…


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…


First-ever Statue of H. Wayne Huizenga Unveiled on NSU’s Campus


NSU Alum Helps Nursing Student Through Common Knowledge Scholarship

Nova Southeastern University (NSU) nursing student Jonathan Aguiriano recently became the first Tuition Back Scholarship winner when he won the Sandra Brown Award. The award, funded by NSU alumna Sandra Brown, J.D., was created to reward the highest scoring NSU participant in the national Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation (CKSF), Nursing…


CPS Faculty Member Named Beck Institute Scholar

Jedidiah Siev, Ph.D., an assistant professor at NSU’s Center for Psychological Studies and director of NSU’s OCD and Related Disorders Clinic, has been named as a Beck Institute Scholar by Aaron T. Beck, M.D., and Judith Beck, Ph.D. Each year, a select group of individuals are personally invited to be Beck Institute…


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…


CPS Professor Provides Training to Mental Health Professionals in Northwestern Spain

Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) Professor Steve Gold, Ph.D., presented a two-day workshop at the Universidad de Salamanca, on understanding and treating dissociation. The workshop, facilitated by CPS Fulbright Scholar Veronica Francia Juanes Vaquero and hosted by Professor José Navarro Gongora of the  Universidad de Salamanca, was very well received by attendees from throughout Europe…


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…


President Hanbury Named Honorary Chair of Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks Event

Nova Southeastern University President George L. Hanbury II, Ph.D., has been named honorary walk chair of the Broward Walk Now for Autism Speaks event.  Autism Speaks is the world’s leading autism science and advocacy organization. As honorary walk chair, Hanbury will be responsible for hosting and promoting the annual Broward…


SAAC Presents Check to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida

Three members of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Lauren Boudreau (Sr., Waterford, N.Y.), Roberto Baroniel (So., Miami, Fla.) and Kyle Harrington (Fr., Davie, Fla.) visited the office of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida to present President and CEO Norman Wedderburn with a check for $5,5442.72. The money SAAC raised this year will grant one child a…


Nova Southeastern Women’s Golf Ends Championship Streak & Takes Second at NCAA National Championship

The No. 1 NSU women’s golf team finished second at the 2013 NCAA Division II National Championship, breaking their streak of national titles Saturday at LPGA International. The Sharks finished with a score of 1190 (292-294-295-309), three strokes behind No. 2 Lynn in an upset loss. The second-place finish snaps the…


SHSS Alumna Named One of the “Top 100 Most Outstanding Women in Broward County”

Kate Campbell, Ph.D., graduate of the master’s and doctoral programs in the Department of Family Therapy (DFT) in NSU’s Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS), has been named one of the “Top 100 Most Outstanding Women in Broward County,” by the Boys and Girls Clubs of Broward County….