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September 28 October 4, 2018 Number 382 YOUR CLOSEST NEIGHBOR. FOLLOW US ON The Boca Raton Tribune Story on Page 3 At 20, Pakeezah Zubairi is Lynns Youngest MBA graduate SPORTS see page 12 FAU Womens Soccer Moves to 2-0 in C-USA Play A 16-year-old Pakeezah Zubairi began her freshman year at Lynn University in 2015 with C-suite dreams and a will to suc ceed. She completed her Bach elor of Science in just over two years, and her masters degree was conferred Aug. 27, 2018. Zubairi became Lynns youngest MBA graduatejust a few days before her 20th birthday. When Zubairi began high school, she became motivated to begin her future as soon as possible. She worked closely with her guidance coun selor to take extra courses and participate in dual enrollment in partnership with local universi ties to graduate two years ahead of her classmates. COMMUNITY see page 4 Boca Raton Public Library Plans For Its Millionth Checkout This Friday COMMUNITY see page 8 Christine E. Lynn University Center to open in early 2019 Hispanic Heritage Celebration kicks off at Palm Beach State College Palm Beach State College kicked off its celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month this week with a Latin dance presentation and other events on the Boca Raton and Lake Worth cam puses. Events are scheduled on all campuses throughout the month, which runs Sept. 15Oct. 15, to recognize and celebrate the contributions that Hispanic Americans have made to the U.S. culture. Activities include movie screenings, Hispanic trivia, Latin food festivals and more. SEND US A PICTURE OF YOU READING THE BOCA RATON TRIBUNE to See Page 4 for full story CITY OF BOCA RATON LAUNCHES PILOT RECYCLING PROGRAM WITH 4OCEAN Story on Page 9 Jack Ronan reading THE BOCA RATON TRIBUNE

PAGE 2 Quote of the Week: Jesus said to them, I am the bread of life; whoever comes to me shall not hunger, and whoever belives in me shall never thirst. John 6:35 INDEX Community News .....p 3 Editorial .....................p 6 Columnists ................p 7 ..................p 19 Sports ........................p 16 The friendly community where friends do business with neighbors. Community Papers of Florida West Boca Chamber of Commerce Greater Boca Raton Chamber of Commerce Independent Free Papers of America Paper Chain Graphic Designer Chris Collura Marketing Andre Heizer Karen Guimaraes News Room Gabe Diaz* Jack Rubin* Bryanna Basilio* Nikki Colonna* Photographers Gabriela Heizer Janis Bucher Marcelo Gabrielli Rosa Cavalcanti Video Andrew Ramey Interns Mail Subscription Mailing Address General Information Boca Raton City Hall 201 West Palmetto Park Rd. Boca Raton, FL 33432 GENERAL INFORMATION (561) 393-7700 EMERGENCY 9-1-1 POLICE DEPARTMENT (561) 368-6201 FIRE DEPARTMENT (561) 982-4000 CITY MANAGERS OFFICE (561) 393-7703 CITY CLERKS OFFICE (561) 393-7740 UTILITY SERVICES (561) 338-7300 RECYCLING (561) 416-3367 PBC ANIMAL CONTROL (561) 276-1344 PARKS & RECREATION (561) 393-7810 MUNICIPAL GOLF COURSE (561) 483-5235 BOCA RATON PUBLIC LIBRARY (561) 393-7852 FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY (561) 397-3000 LYNN UNIVERSITY (561) 237-7000 BOCA RATON CITY DIRECTORY COMMUNITY NEWS PAGE TWO The Boca Raton Tribune Boca Beat By: Pedro Heizer Boca Helping Hands held its 12th An nual Bowling for Bread Event & Food Drive on August 26th. Over 400 kids and supporters attended the event and enjoyed pizza, burgers, wings and more, as well as prizes, clowns and, of course, bowling at Strikes@Boca. ties are invited to celebrate the golden anni versary of a beloved Boca Raton institution: Twin Palms Center for the Disabled. The Twin Palms 50th Anniversary Picnic will be held on November 10, 2018 from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm at their Center new and gently used Halloween costumes of all sizes now through October 15th. Please donate new or clean, gently used costumes. No rips, stains or missing pieces. Drop off in The Oaks at Boca Raton (Clint Moore Rd) now until October 15th. Email for address and to be ticipate but would like to make a donation towards more costumes, trick or treat bags or our distribution party: https://toucha seum is excited to announce the 7th Annual Toasts, Tastes & Trolleys event taking place on Friday, October 5, 2018. The evening promises to be an extraordinary event where guests will enjoy a unique trolley tour of downtown Boca Raton, visiting a variety of venues for dinner by the bite and specialty drinks at each location. whats cooking at the fourth annual Cheri bundi Tart Cherry Boca Raton Bowl Great Chefs Tailgate Showcase & College Football Spirit Night set for Wednesday, Novem ber 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Renaissance Boca Raton Hotel, 2000 N.W. 19th St., Boca Raton, FL. That is when the areas top restaurant, country club, hotel, cooking school and celebrity chefs and mixologists will once again bring on their culinary and cocktail A-game to rally Bowl fans and raise funds to support Spirit of Givings annual year-end holiday gift drive. to celebrate Jumpstarts 13th annual Read for the Record. This event brings together millions of people across the United States each year to highlight the importance of building early literacy and language skills for every child, so that all children will enter kindergarten prepared to succeed. college card manager, is among 59 profes sionals accepted into the 2018-19 Leader ship Palm Beach County (LPBC) Engage program. grounds returns this fall. The events will run from Oct. 11-13, Oct. 18-20 and Oct. 25-27. Midway hours are from 6 to 11 p.m. (mid night on Fridays and Saturdays). Boca Helping Hands held its 12th Annual Bowling for Bread Event & Food Drive on August 26th. Over 400 kids and support ers attended the event and enjoyed pizza, burgers, wings and more, as well as prizes, clowns and, of course, bowling at Strikes@ Boca. Guests brought 63 pounds of food to donate to the food drive, and the event and their childrens based initiatives. for its vast wealth, one in six residents do not know where their next meal will come from according to the Palm Beach County Food Bank. Since the majority of Palm Beach State College students are residents of the county, they too may be struggling to get enough to eat. To help ensure they have this basic need met, the College has relocated and expanded its food pantry, now called Panthers Pantry. today announced the appointment of KerryAnn McDonald, MD, to the medical staff of the Christine E. Lynn Womens Health Care Physician Network. She specializes in benign and malignant breast disease. this fall by three exhibits that cover a range of topics including sexual assault and its effect on victims. The exhibits, which will be displays at The Art Gallery at Eissey Campus and The Gallery at Lake Worth Campus, showcase stories, ideas and percep tions through paintings, drawings, photogra phy, graphic design and more. They are free and open to the public and feature artwork created by PBSC students and community artists.


for news 24/7 go to COMMUNITY The Boca Raton Tribune The Boca Raton Tribune The Boca Raton Tribune is an award winning newspaper with a reach of 50,000 readers a week. With a weekly distribution of 20,000 papers and about 2,000 daily online visits, we are sure to help your business RISE ABOVE THE COMPETITION! CONTACT US FOR YOUR NEXT ADVERTISEMENTat (561) 807-6304 or business@bocaratontribune.comYour Closest NeighborHeizer Media Group Like us on www atonT ribune A 16-year-old Pakeezah Zubairi began her freshman year at Lynn Univer sity in 2015 with C-suite dreams and a will to succeed. She completed her Bachelor of Science in just over two years, and her masters degree was conferred Aug. 27, 2018. Zubairi became Lynn's youngest MBA gradu atejust a few days before her 20th birthday. When Zubairi began high school, she became motivated to begin her future as soon as possible. She worked closely with her guidance counselor to take extra courses and participate in dual enrollment in partnership with local uni versities to graduate two years ahead of her classmates. For university, Zubairi dreamed of earning a quality education that would allow her to hit the ground running in the workforce. A personalized experience with an innovative approach was also important. through Apple technology, so its the style Lynns iPad-powered curriculum, threeyear degree and small class sizes made my decision simple. the human psyche, Zubairi pursued her undergraduate degree in psychology while working in Employee Services. There, she found guidance in Aaron Greenberg, the departments director, who helped her un derstand human resources from employee relations to recruitment. Pakeezah is a remarkable in dividual, said Greenberg. As a student worker, she applied herself conscientious ly, learned quickly and made contributions to our team. ibly proud of how far she has come. Zubai ris experi ence helped her decide to pursue an MBA in human resource management. The decision to pursue my MBA wasnt an easy one, said Zubairi. $200 and my personal belongings. Within America, bought a car and moved off campusall while completing my de gree. Today, Zubairi works as a senior human resource specialist for a large company in Boca Raton, Florida. She future, andambitious as everto be accepted into a Ph.D. program. My achievements would not have been possible without the support learned will always be on my mind and in my heart. At 20, Pakeezah Zubairi is Lynns Youngest MBA graduate Boca Helping Hands held its 12th Annual Bowling for Bread Event & Food Drive on August 26th. Over 400 kids and supporters attended the event and enjoyed pizza, burgers, wings and more, as well as prizes, clowns and, of course, bowling at Strikes@Boca. Guests brought 63 pounds of food to donate to their childrens based initiatives. This years event sponsor was the Lee Pearlson Steinberg Foundation. Bowling for Bread was held in conjunc tion with Boca Chamber Festival Days Citizens Bank. Corporate sponsors included Gary Peters Family Foundation, Levitetz grated Technol ogy, Marshalls, Raymond James, Summit Broker age Services and Vertical Bridge. Food sponsors in cluded Millers Ale House, Roccos Tacos, Tomassos Pizza, and Lucilles Bad to the Bone BBQ. Many more organizations and individuals gener ously sponsored lanes, enabling underserved kids to attend the event. Children from 14 different nonAmerican Association of Caregiving Youth, Adopt-A-Family, Family Promise, Florence Fuller, HomeSafe, Jim & Jan Moran Boys & Girls Club, Place of Hope, Propel, Salvation Army, SOS Childrens Village, Unicorn Childrens Foundation, Youth Activities Center and the Boca Ra Bread Boca Helping Hands (BHH) is the Remillard Family Resource Center, 1500 NW 1st Court, Boca Raton 33432. They feed those in need, provide job training, job mentoring, distribute medical and dental care vouchers and provide lim Raton residents in crisis. The Food Center serves a hot meal six days a week with a Family Night Dinner on Thursdays. Meals are also delivered to homebound, disabled and elderly individuals. Boca Helping Hands opened a Resource Center in April 2002 with an emphasis on providing help for Boca Raton residents in crisis situations (e.g., eviction, utility cancellation). With an increased focus on client tinues to promote and highlight their Job Training Program. The Job Training Program offers free classes in Hospitality, Home Health Aide, CDL (Commercial Truck Driving), Customer Service Represen Desk Technician. The Job Men toring Program provides coach ing and guidance designed to help individuals who are seeking employ ment opportunities. These services com pliment the Boca Helping Hand food and resource programs in a continuing effort Boca Helping Hands has part nered with Genesis Community Health to bring Medical and Dental services to the local community. Medical and Dental vouchers are available to qualifying, unin Charity Navigator awarded Boca Helping Hands a Four Star Charity for the 12th Consecutive Year. 12th Annual Bowling For Bread Event & Food Drive Drew Hundreds Of Supporters

PAGE 4 Gallery 22I n t e r n a t i o n a l 320 Esplanade, Stor e 53 Royal Palm Place Boca Raton, FL 33432 T el: 561 347 1677 www .yaacovheller .com Heizer Media Gr oup Exterior/ Interior Commisions Corporate/ Private Installations Sculpture Bronze Lucite Glass Silver Painting Jewelry Gifts & much more On Friday, September 28, 2018, Boca Raton Public Library will reach one million checkouts in one year! This exciting milestone will be celebrated by showering one lucky patron with con fetti, and a leaf will be placed on the Giving Tree engraved with their name to patrons visiting the library and borrowing a free stylus pen and DVD coupon. With over 800,000 items to borrow, the library has something for everyone, notes Ellen Randolph, Acting Manager of Library Services. We have print and digital books and magazines; downloadable and streaming audiobooks, music, movies, and TV shows; and an entire digital library of online learning and research tools. You can even bor row a cake pan, American Girl Doll, or materials. The library team looks forward to celebrating this milestone with the community! Providing patrons with a robust collection of popular materials, educa tional resources and digital library offer ings has contributed to a 29% increase in year. The library serves over 525,000 visitors yearly at its two locations and has more than 27,000 active cardholders. Visit the Boca Raton Public Library in person or online at to discover all the programs, classes and resources the library has to offer. Boca Raton Public Library Plans For Its Millionth Checkout This Friday As sustainability continues to be and programs, a new initiative has been set in place through a pilot program with 4Ocean, a local beach cleanup company that removes trash from the ocean and of Boca Raton, 4Ocean has now placed recycling bins along some of the Citys beachfront and waterfront parks in an effort to encour age beachgoers and boaters to recycle. This program just commenced in early August and depend ing on the results of the pilot program there is potential to continue to expand these recycling efforts into more of the Citys waterfront parks, commented Jennifer Bistyga, City of Boca Ratons Coastal Program Manager. The City hopes this collaboration will continue to make people aware of the opportunities to recycle materials as much as possible to make sure we all continue do our part in preserving our beaches and waterfront parks. The pilot project started with the placement of two 55-gallon bins: one at South Beach Park near the pavilion and the other at Silver Palm Park boat ramp. 4Ocean collects items from the bins each day and sorts through the material at their warehouse to determine all non-recycla ble material is removed and disposed of properly. methods for the City to re duce waste, increase recycling and improve our natural en vironment that can be scaled up is extremely important for the overall sustainability of the City, commented Lindsey Roland Ni eratka, City of Boca Ratons Sustainability on this pilot program to help Boca Raton identify one of those methods. As a city vendor, 4Ocean con ducts canal cleanings within the City of Boca Raton limits two-days per week on average and has also partnered with facilities such as Gumbo Limbo Nature Center in facilitating City beach cleanups. To date, 4Ocean has collected over 1 mil lion pounds of trash worldwide from the ocean and coastlines. City of Boca Raton Launches Pilot Recycling Program with 4Ocean


for news 24/7 go to THE GROVE SUMMER SALErf ntbtttfnt tttrttttttrfntbtbfbnnfn fffrttttFIRST TIME EVER!!! NOW ACCEPTING: VSP, AETNA, CIGNA, AND MORE! VSP, AETNA, CIGNA, AND MORE! rfrn tttbrfrn brrbtttWe travel the world to handpick eyewear you won't see anywhere else. 33rd REGULAR SUNGLASSES TOO!Without Prescription M E D I C A L M A R I J U A N A A W A R E N E S S S E M I N A R R S V P via Ma riju a na Aw a or ca ll 8 5 0-90 6 -500 0 F R E E A D M I S S I O N L I M I T E D S P A C E Allen picked for Palm Beach Tech Association board Kimberly Allen, associate dean of academic affairs on the Lake Worth campus, has been picked to serve on the ship group focused on making Palm Beach County a premier technology and innovation hub by 2030. Allen, who oversees associate degree and College programs in busi ness and computer science, says her member of the Palm Beach Tech Associa tion Board of Direc tors, will provide broader access to information technology industry heavy hitters and help the Col lege stay abreast of current and emerging trends. This is exciting knowing how critical preparing all of our students in the area of information technology is to preparing them for the workforce, regard less of their major, said Allen, who represents education partners. The Palm Beach Tech Associa tion launched in 2015 and has grown to 158 corporate members this year, more Beach Countys Fortune 500 companies, among its active members. The associa tion also founded the Palm Beach Tech Space, a 3,500 square foot coworking space in downtown West Palm Beach with a grant from the James S. and John L. Knight Foundation. As a county wide trade asso ciation, Palm Beach Tech promotes software, engineer ing, digital and infor mation technology growth by working with education, gov ernment entities and business groups to support the goals of member companies. Allen said the group already has who could serve on the PBSC Business addition, she will get updates on intern ship and job opportunities. added is the placement of students in internships and jobs, and the students getting opportunities to interact with industry leaders, she said.

PAGE 6 The Boca Raton Tribune Publisher EDITORIALS & LETTERS Business Our Writers/Reporters and Columnists Editorial Online Edition EDITORIAL By C. Ron Allen By Dr. Synesio Lyra, Jr. POSITIVE LIVING world, having received his education in four of them. When he resided in southern California, he wrote a weekly column for the daily Anaheim Bulletin, which was carried for about six years, until A Community Working Together to Promote Literacy A group of clergy members is transforming lives around Delray Beach. But their crusade is not from the pulpit or in the pews. taken to the streets to promote family literacy. Recognizing that families play a key role in helping children hone their literacy skills and foster a love of reading beginning at birth, the organiza tion recently convened Family Reading Matters at the Arts Garage and armed parents with the necessary tools. Greta Britt, founder of United Believers, thinks the home environment is critically important for younger read ers. She maintains that if students do not see people reading in the home, it may be harder to instill the idea of reading for pleasure. portive and understanding parents are critical in developing their childs reading when they are young, chances are they are not likely to do so when they get older. So, it all starts in home. To illustrate the importance of reading, a father and his two children reenacted the reading session he holds in his home at the Sept. 8 event. But what riveted the mes sage was a dramatization where seven children representing the All-AmericaCitys diversity held up signs showing the following tips for parents to moti vate and help children develop a love for reading: system that replaced Edline to allow parents, guardians and students to log in and get important information on academics and attendance) engaging, and parents can learn about what goes on in the classroom) United Believers is not alone in its quest. For six years, the Delray Beach Education Board has been holding Delray Reads to promote reading at an early age. Each year, in November, more than 250 community leaders and resi dents are dispersed to the local elemen tary schools to read to students for an hour. They also learn how they can help the schools and students. This year the committee se by author and illustrator David Ezra Stein. They will also have a celebrity breakfast. Previous speakers were Ron Fairchild of the National Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, Lynn University President Kevin Ross, NBA referee and founder of the National Basketball Reading program, Marc Davis, and last year, Dwight Stephenson, a Hall-of -Fame former Miami Dolphin and the winner of the NFL Man of the Year Award. The lesson learned is that when parents, regardless of their socioeconomic status, read with their young children, it increases the likelihood of them developing a love for reading. Use the Life You Still Have! you can read or hear these words, What you face may be unbearable at the moment, you may have lost enthusiasm for any new challenge, and your joy of living may be at an all-time low. Yet, even then, you are still breathing, and something can legitimately be expected of you! Just think: as long as there is life in you, some kind of accomplishment different in nature from past activi ties, your lack of strength, or your decreased health may not permit you to tackle certain challenges. However, you can renew your strength by positively thinking of something new whereby to make a valid contribution to fellow hu mans, even if in your own mind this exceeds your powers and abilities to deliver. Keep in mind that your capacity to think that your days have ended on earth, is in itself an indication that this is not so. You just need to refo cus and seek wisdom, determining what you can still contribute. Dont think of what you did in years gone by but just on what you can still do now! for life and in life decreases, on ac count of illness, due to advancing age, diminished abilities, and many additional normal obstructions or previously unknown limitations. Nevertheless, you can still open your eyes each new day, and boldly that can make a positive difference tude of an act, nor the abundance of a deed that will make it sig heart, and its done in the best way one can, unquestionably the impact will surpass ones expectations. Dont allow any paralysis of thought or action to hinder you in seeing a tive effort to completion. You are still alive and you can do it, with Gods help. So, use creatively the others more good than you can imagine!


for news 24/7 go to COLUMNISTS The Boca Raton Tribune BOCA SOCIETY HAPPENINGS By Charlotte Beasley My travels took me to Delray Beach this week for the Luxury Chamber of Commerce event hosted by Jay Shapiro. Jay draws a large crowd of people and had a special guest, Khallilah Ali, former wife of boxing champion, Muhammed Ali. Luxury Chamber Event at Harvest Grill FAITH By Robert J. Tamasy expectations. They often communicate, whether orally, in writing, or both, what they expect of those that report to them. They provide job descriptions, set goals and objectives, and determine the param they are to perform their job responsibili ties. But how often do we consider that followers might rightfully have expecta tions of their leaders? Max DePree, the late entre preneur, business executive and writer, offered this perspective: Any follower has a right to ask things of a leader. Here are several questions that leaders should expect to achieve my own goals by following you? with you? Have you bothered to prepare yourself for leadership? What do you believe? A common perspective is that followers employees, staff, and team members are there primarily for the thorities on the business and professional world like DePree have long contended that equally so, the leader is there for the leaders say one of their foremost desires is to assist those that work for them in ment. clerk, working on a local supermarkets and the responsibility for keeping the shelves stocked, sweeping and mopping looked presentable for shoppers the next morning. The night crew manager, a fellow named Joe, could have spent would work alongside one of us in our respective aisles. worked with us, helping us to do our jobs, rather than just giving us our instruc tions and making sure we did our work will never ask anyone to do anything that exposure to servant leadership. the questions DePree suggested, but from best interests at heart, as well as those of my fellow workers. The concept of a leader that serves his or her followers was not origi nated by DePree, or Robert K. Greenleaf, stated explicitly by Jesus Christ. He said, For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many (Matthew 20:28, Mark 10:45). Jesus also made the curious statement, and whoever wants 20:27). These declarations were made by the One of whom the Bible says, He is only for ours but also for the sins of the whole world. (1 John 2:2). That, without question, is the epitome of servant lead ership. That is not all the Bible says about how are we as leaders to serve others. The leader who puts the needs followers to give their best, including ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others (Philippians 2:3-4). As Jesus said, it is more blessed to give than to receive (Acts 20:35). One reason is because when we give putting place, this often means serving others, who in turn are willing to give their best to those for whom they are working. What Followers Expect of Their Leaders Get FAA approved maintenance training at campuses coast to coast. Job placement assistance. Financial Aid for qualifying students. Military friendly. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance800-481-7894 AIRLINE CAREERS

PAGE 8 In just a few short months, Lynns newest building, the Christine E. Lynn University Center, will be bustling with activity. Opening in early 2019, the center will be students new home for socializing, dining and col laborating. Among its gleaming new spaces will be a dining hall, Christines caf, mailroom, living room, campus store, meeting rooms, conference rooms, career center, Social Impact Lab and student affairs offices. The campus community has looked forward to the centers open ing since Oct. 21, 2015, when Presi dent Kevin M. Ross announced Mrs. Lynns $15 million challenge gift for the center in his state of the university address. Since then, more than 100 additional donors have contributed to the 65,000-square-foot center, matching Mrs. Lynns gift. All of our planning, dis cussions, architectural design and construction are culminating in this magnificent building at the heart of campus, said Gregory J. Malfitano senior vice president for develop ment and administration. Were so grateful to Mrs. Lynn and all our do nors for making this center possible. Now, just 18 months since the centers April 2017 groundbreaking, the finishing touchesflooring, paint ing, millwork, furnishings and land scapingare underway. Christine E. Lynn University Center to open in early 2019 FAU Receives Gift to Study Sharks in Eastern Mediterranean Sea An internationally renowned shark re searcher at Florida Atlantic Univer sity has received a $117,501 gift from the Leon H. Char ney Foundation, program with the University of Haifa laborative Research program incorporates to gain a better understanding of shark abundance and their distribution along the eastern Mediterranean Sea. Spanning about 965,000 square miles, the Mediterranean Sea is home to at least 47 species of sharks including blacktip, ham merhead, and dusky sharks. Knowledge about the factors that contribute to their aggregations in this region is key as they have begun to increase in numbers locally, in just the past few years. Stephen Kajiura, Ph.D., a professor of biological sciences in FAUs Charles E. Schmidt College of Science, is the principal investigator of the program and director of the Elasmobranch Research Laboratory at FAU. His area of exper tise is the sensory biology of sharks and stingrays with an emphasis on the electro sensory system. teams at FAU and Haifa University are collaborating on is integral to our understanding of marine life and how it functions, said Tzili Charney. For As part of the research collabo ration, Kajiura and colleagues from the University of Haifa will instrument the sharks with newly developed data logging cameras to collect environmental data such as water temperature, light level, salinity, and 3axis magnetic heading/in tensity. This information will help them to determine environmental parameters as sharks swim and will provide the most comprehensive view of their interactions in the wild. sharks are doing in their natural habitats, we need to see how they interact with various stimuli, such as other sharks, prey Kajiura. We also need to understand their preferred habitats by documenting environmental parameters, such as water temperature, depth and salinity. Kajiura and collaborators also will test sharks olfactory (sense of smell) sensitivity to stimuli, further explore how auditory capabilities to determine the range of frequencies they can hear, and test how they interact with other marine life. An overarching goal of the project is to develop techniques to keep sharks away from certain areas. To achieve this of various shark deterrents including the PVC pole barrier, which does not en tangle any sea life, does not corrode, is inexpensive and can easily be removed, and gal rents that produce Sharks are unique among sensory system that enables them to induction, said Kajiura. However, this hypothesized mechanism has never been understanding of their sensitivity to mag netic stimuli, we may be able to develop and test effective shark repellents. To examine olfaction, Kajiura and collaborators will test sharks physi ological responses to amino acids, prey tissue and other materials. They also will conduct a series of hearing tests and will employ behavioral assays to determine how sharks respond to stimuli. studies the massive seasonal migration of blacktip sharks in South Florida, which is the largest migration in U.S. coastal wa ters. He incorporates aerial surveys using camera as well as tagging and acoustic te lemetry to document migration patterns. Kajiura has been tracking blacktip sharks migration patterns for about a decade. Last year, he observed a dramatic decline in the thousands of blacktip sharks that migrate south every year. These blacktip sharks have an important ecological impact in South Florida, said Kajiura. Data from these studies, as well as the studies that we are going to conduct in the eastern Mediter ranean Sea, will enhance our ability to keep an eye on the oceans and census shark populations, and monitor animal responses to climate change. To facilitate collaboration, students from FAU and the University of Haifa will participate in a student ex will travel to the Leon H. Charney School of Marine Science to offer a condensed one-month graduate level course on the biology of sharks and their relatives the same course he teaches at FAU. We are very grateful to the Leon H. Charney Foundation for this most generous gift to Dr. Kajiura, which will foster collaboration among our universities and expose students to research opportunities that are not avail able at their home institution, said Ata Sarajedini, Ph.D., dean of FAUs Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. Further more, the additional data that will be col lected as a result of this collaboration will help to preserve vital shark species in the eastern Mediterranean Sea and protect humans from unwanted encounters in the wild.


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PAGE 12 SPORTS The Boca Raton Tribune Florida Atlantic University out side hitter Massiel Matos has been named Conference USA Offensive Player of the Monday. Matos continued her outstand ing season with a stellar performance in FAU's Conference USA opener. The ju nior notched a match-high 17 kills in the Owls' sweep of UAB. She added 10 digs of the season. The win was the 10th in a row for FAU, the eighth straight home since 2014. For the season, Matos leads the team with 3.88 kills per set and also averages 2.54 digs per set. FAU begins a three-match road will start at 7 p.m. Live stats will be avail able at FAUs Massiel Matos Named C-USA Oensive Player of the Week FAU Womens Soccer Moves to 2-0 in C-USA Play The Florida Atlantic University womens soccer team won their third straight match and moved to 2-0 in league ference USA after Sunday afternoons 1-0 win over UAB. The games lone score came in the 42nd minute. Thelma Hermannsdot the Owls (5-6-0, 2-0-0 C-USA), getting it ahead to Miracle Porter. Porter stopped on a dime and eluded a defender, crossing it to her left, directly to the head of Eli sha Holmes, who drilled it past the UAB keeper for her second goal of the year. FAU had a 7-2 shot advantage at the half, and continued to press after, having many opportunities to extend the lead, but they were turned away or off target. On the other side, UAB (4-4-1, 1-1-0 C-USA) ended up with six second half shots, but they too could not keep it on frame, with only one save necessary by FAU goalkeeper Jennifer Ocampo. a good scouting report, good video high lights, we kind of knew what they were about and what we needed to try to do to be successful, said Head Coach Patrick Baker. We scored a great goal, Thelma (Hermannsdottir) had a great run, served the ball through the box, Miracle (Porter) recycled it with an even better service for take a quality goal to beat this team, theyre well-coached, theyre well-drilled (and) have a lot of good players. They dont give up much, and we knew that. FAU now has two more confer ence battles, both at home. This Friday, Sept. 28, the Owls host Louisiana Tech at 7 p.m, and on Sunday at 1pm the Owls take on Southern Miss at FAU Soccer Stadium. A goal from Nils Borner minutes into the second half proved the difference as Lynn University's men's soccer team topped Embry-Riddle 1-0 on Saturday night. This is Lynn Mens Soccer Defeats Embry-Riddle 1-0 Like us on www atonT ribune


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