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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…


Track and Field Announces All-Academic Team

The NSU track and field team ended its time at the 2013 NCAA Division II Outdoor Track and Field Championships Thursday and capped off a benchmark season. “We did an excellent job this year,” said head coach Bryan Hagopian. “I am so proud of the five athletes who made it to…


Blackwood to Spend Summer with Houses of Hope in Kenya

Nova Southeastern tennis student-athlete, Kamryn Blackwood (Jr., Farmington, N.M.), will be spending her summer helping people halfway across the world. She is joining Houses for Hope on a mission trip to Kenya. Blackwood has been involved with Houses for Hope for years and serves on the board of the organization….


Recipients Announced for President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant & Quality of Life Awards

The 14th Annual President’s Faculty Research and Development Grant (PFRDG) and 11th Annual Quality of Life Awards ceremony was recently held in the Don Taft University Center on NSU’s main campus. NSU President George Hanbury and Vice President for the Office of Research and Technology Transfer Gary Margules recognized 37 research projects…


NSU’s Public Safety Department Hosts Annual Award of Merit Luncheon

Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Public Safety Department recently held its Award of Merit ceremony, which coincided with Public Safety’s 25th Anniversary of dedicated service to the NSU community. The emcee for the event was Public Safety Director Jim Ewing, and approximately eighty people attended, including University President and Chief Executive…


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…


Take a Look Back at TEDxNSU 2013—Videos, Photos Posted Online

In the spirit of “ideas worth spreading,” TED has created TEDx: a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. On Mar. 22, the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted its second annual TEDxNSU, where x = independently organized TED event. TEDxNSU 2013…


2013 Undergraduate Commencement: Celebrating the Success of NSU’s Graduating Class

More than 900 NSU students crossed the stage at the 2013 Undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 11 at the BB&T Center in Sunrise. Thousands of friends and family members, as well as more than 120 NSU faculty members, joined in celebrating the achievements of the graduating students from NSU’s Farquhar…


Impressive Slate of Entrepreneurs Inducted into Huizenga Business School’s Hall of Fame


MPA Alumnus Named Pompano Beach Fire Chief

John Jurgle, a 2010 master of science in public administration graduate from the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, was recently promoted to Fire Rescue Chief for Pompano Beach, FL. Formerly the assistant chief and the following retirement of former Chief Harry Small after 12 years of service….


Business Professor Earns Public Administration Educator of the Year Award

The South Florida Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration has named Jack Pinkowski, Ph.D., associate professor of public administration in the H. Wayne Huizenga School of Business and Entrepreneurship, as their Public Administration Educator of the Year. The awards reception will take place on June 7, 2013, at…


NSU Undergraduate Student Named Top National Officer for Osteopathic Medicine Association

Jaibel Makiyil, biology major at the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences, has been named the National Officer of the Year by the Pre-Student Osteopathic Medicine Association (Pre-SOMA). Makiyil, who serves as president of NSU’s Pre-SOMA chapter, received the prestigious award at the Spring SOMA Convention in Washington, D.C., Mar….


NSU Undergraduate Students Recognized for Winning University-Wide Essay Contest

The second annual Farquhar Writing Contest offered NSU undergraduate students the opportunity to reflect on the academic theme of “Life and Death” and how it has impacted their lives. More than 30 students submitted essays for this year’s contest, and the Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences honored the top…


Medical School Alumnus Receives Prestigious Award

Michael MacDonald, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., FAOCOPM, a 1990 graduate of NSU College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a board-certified and residency-trained occupational medicine physician in Melbourne Florida, was named the United States Naval Reserve Flight Surgeon of the Year for 2012. He currently serves as a captain in the Navy Reserves and…


Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention Publishes 2013 Quarterly Newsletter

NSU’s Office of Suicide & Violence Prevention has published their May 2013 Quarterly Newsletter. Inside this edition: Suicide Prevention in the Capital Suicidal Behavior Disorder Suicide and Violence Prevention Spotlight – Scott Poland, Ed.D., and Douglass Flemons, Ph.D., Co-Directors of NSU’s Office of Suicide and Violence Prevention Suicide Prevention Resources…


Undergraduate Students Honored for Success in Math Bowl, Problem-Solving Contest

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a celebratory reception on Apr. 12 to recognize winners from this year’s Math Brain Bowl and Matrix column’s “Problem of the Month” contest. Brain Bowl Each year, several NSU students compete in the Math Brain Bowl, which pits teams in a tournament-style…


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…


Summertime is Scuba Time

With warm water and calm seas, Summer time is the official dive season in South Florida.  This summer, the Nova Southeastern University Academic Diving Program (NSUADP) is offering all levels of scuba courses for students, faculty, staff, and the general public.  Here are just some of the courses offered: Scuba…


Students Inducted into English, Communication National Honor Societies at NSU

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted a dual induction ceremony on Apr. 23 to recognize students joining Sigma Tau Delta and Lambda Pi Eta, the national honor societies for English and communication studies, respectively. “Congratulations to all of our inductees,” said Don Rosenblum, Ph.D., dean of the college,…


NSU Undergraduate Students, Alumni Recognized at Spring Honors Banquet

The Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences hosted the annual Spring Honors Banquet on Apr. 19 at the Signature Grand in Davie, recognizing students in NSU’s Undergraduate Honors Program for their academic accomplishments and excellence. More than 400 people—including NSU alumni, administration, faculty, family members, and friends—joined the students in…