News Briefs for April 19, 2016

Change to shuttle routes
Due to student suggestions and concerns at recent Town Hall meetings, the Office of Facilities Management and the Pan Student Government Association made changes to two Shark Shuttle routes. Beginning April 18, the evening shuttle, which runs Monday through Friday, will run until 12:30 a.m., rather than 11 p.m., and the shopper route shuttle will begin at 11:30 a.m., rather than 10 a.m. For more information, visit, or call 954-556-6654.

Student wins poster competition for international film festival
Bailey Glazer, student in the Department of Performing and Visual Arts in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, won the poster competition for the Palm Beach International Film Festival. Glazer completed the project as part of her typography course at NSU. She won $500.

Students take second place at international security competition
The Association of Information Systems Student Chapter in the College of Engineering and Computing received second place in the finals of the Security Case and SAP ERPSim tracks of the AIS Student Chapters competitions at the AIS Student Chapters Leadership Conference. Master’s students Amaka Amanambu, Steve Okeke-Eweni and Nosakhare Abogun, who are all in the Management Information Systems program, represented the Security Case team, and Francisco Gonzalez, Maria Jiron and Jeffery Kwok, who are also in MMIS, represented the ERPSim Team.

Assistant professor published in scientific journal
Robert Smith, assistant professor in the Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography, co-authored the article “Antibiotics as Selective Drivers for Conjugation Dynames” and had his work published in “Nature Microbiology.” The article is based on research Smith did about designing antibiotic treatments and discovering the risks associated using antibiotics. The article was published in the April 11 issue.

Students help plan celebrity fundraiser
Sport and recreation management students from the H. Wayne Huizenga College of Business and Entrepreneurship are helping to plan the Fourth Annual Cliff Floyd Foundation Celebrity Bowling Tournament. The event, which will be on April 24 from 1 to 4 p.m. at SpareZ, will feature professional athletes and alumni, as well as music, prizes, a silent auction and a raffle. The top male and female bowlers will receive signed souvenirs from the athletes. To register for the event, visit For more information, contact Nancy Olson at or 954-383-1132.

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