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


Oceanographic Center Participates in ‘Real Men Read’ at Local Middle School

Six graduate students, staff, and faculty members from NSU’s Oceanographic Center recently participated in the “Real Men Read” event at New River Middle School in Fort Lauderdale. The event seeks to increase awareness about the importance of reading. New River Middle School faculty believes that their students often read at…


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 Occupational Therapy Students Simulate Physical Disabilities on the Golf Course


Center for Autism and Related Disabilities Hosts “Issues in Autism Conference”, April 6

The UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (UM-NSU CARD) in partnership with Effective Programs for Students with Autism (PEPSA) will host a regional “Issues in Autism Conference” on Saturday, April 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Nova Southeastern University in the HPD Building’s Hull Auditorium (Room #2105)….


NSU Pediatrician’s Chapter Win National Award

Deborah A. Mulligan, M.D., director of NSU’s Institute for Child Health Policy, and her colleagues who are members of the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), recently won an outstanding award. The Florida Chapter received the AAP Outstanding Chapter Award for the Very Large Category (1,001+ Fellows). It…


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…


Optometry Students Give Talk on Eye Safety

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry students were invited to present at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) extension program in late February. This program is a coordinated effort to reduce the eye injuries caused by improper tree trimming techniques and safety protocol. The program…


‘Business Days’ at Miami SEC continues, March 20-21

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship invites you to attend a series of free events over the course of three days, March 19-21. “Business Days at NSU Miami” will feature keynote speakers, a free Lean Six Sigma White Belt Training workshop, a career workshop, and a mock…


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…


Want Stronger Bones? Let the RecPlex help!

Did you know that weight bearing exercises not only strengthen your muscles but also helps to build bone density?  Let us help you get stronger! Check out the Personal Training packages that will fit your needs. See flyer for details…


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 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…


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…


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…


Medical School Wins Approval for New Medical Specialty: Correctional Medicine

In January, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine received approval for a new medical specialty—correctional medicine—that was developed at the college in collaboration with the Florida Department of Corrections. The college became the first medical school in the country to gain such recognition when the standards developed by the…


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…


Computer & Information Sciences Professors and Doctoral Alumnus Present During WISP/ICIS

Yair Levy, Ph.D., professor of information systems at the Graduate School of Computer and Information Sciences (GSCIS), co-chaired the Workshop on Information Security and Privacy (WISP) 2012, a pre-conference event of the International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) in Orlando, FL on December 15. ICIS is the most prestigious gathering of information systems academics and…


Business School Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes New York Times Best-selling Author, Jan. 29

The H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship invites you to the next installment of the Distinguished Lecture Series, “Sell or Be Sold,” featuring Grant Cardone. Cardone is a New York Times best-selling author, star and executive producer of the reality TV show Turnaround King, host of the Cardone…


NSU Celebrates International Education Week thru Nov. 16