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Six Barry faculty members honored as Top Black Educator for 2017

Six Barry faculty members honored as Top Black Educator for 2017

Six Barry University faculty members have been named a Top Black Educator in 2017 by Legacy Magazine. Barry's honorees join a list of other black educators in Miami-Dade County who are paving the way for students as they enrich their education. The award honors those educators “who play an integral role in shaping the lives of our young...

Barry students and faculty attend March for Science in Washington, D.C.

Barry students and faculty attend March for Science in Washington, D.C.

Eight students and six faculty members traveled to Washington, D.C., where they joined thousands from across the country for the March for Science on Earth Day. Other students and faculty attended local satellite marches in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The goal of the March was to “unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that...

Faculty, students present research at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Faculty, students present research at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Chemistry faculty and students from the Department of Physical Sciences presented research April 2-6 at the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco, Calif. Faculty and students (underlined) made their research presentations via posters. Topics and presenters included the following: Aurora Burkus-Matesevac...

Three Students Receive Award for Creating Community Impact

Three Students Receive Award for Creating Community Impact

Naif Alkhathran, Jasmine McKee, and Paola Montenegro received the 2017 Community Impact Award recently. Dr. Scott Smith, vice president for student affairs, presented a plaque to each winner in recognition of exemplary community engagement primarily through direct service and advocacy. As a Barry Service Corps Fellow, Alkhathran worked closely...

Research on Cuban music from Spanish faculty stirs interest in the media

Research on Cuban music from Spanish faculty stirs interest in the media

Recently, a research project led by Dr. Beatriz Calvo-Peña, assistant professor of Spanish, has stirred great interest in both national and international media. Calvo-Peña's extensive research project titled “Female Guaracha singers in Cuba and Their Recordings Held at the Díaz-Ayala Cuban and Latin American Popular...

Professor Tiffani Knowles publishes book about immigrants’ contributions to America

Professor Tiffani Knowles publishes book about immigrants’ contributions to America

Ten immigrants and 10 real-life stories that chronicle their journey from undocumented immigrants to successful and contributing members of society. That's the premise of a new book titled “¡HOLA AMERICA!: Guts, Grit, Grind and Further Traits in the Successful American Immigrant,” which was written by Tiffani Knowles, an adjunct...

College of Arts and Sciences celebrates Pi-Day

College of Arts and Sciences celebrates Pi-Day

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science hosted a Pi-Day celebration March 14. Approximately 20 people attended, including several high school and middle school students, Barry math and computer science majors, faculty, and colleagues from other departments. There were two presentations: “The life and works of Srinivasa...

Brian Walton presents guest lecture to Departments of Biology and Physical Sciences

Brian Walton presents guest lecture to Departments of Biology and Physical Sciences

Brian Walton, vice president and associate dean at St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, recently visited Barry University and spoke to faculty and students from the Departments of Biology and Physical Sciences. Walton's presentation covered the new doctorate program at one of the world's premier research and treatment centers for pediatric...

Sigma Tau Delta hosts fall 2016 Induction Ceremony

Sigma Tau Delta hosts fall 2016 Induction Ceremony

During the fall 2016 semester, co-faculty sponsors Dr. Andrea Greenbaum and Dr. Lillian Schanfield inducted nine new members into the Sigma Tau Delta International English Honor Society, Alpha Alpha Xi Chapter. The members included: Nikia Brooks, Kevin Dalia, Melissa Diaz, Jonathan Ali Gonzalez, Olga Maria Hodge, Brandon Parker, Destiny Ricks and...

Barry alumna Rebecca Leppert named Most Valuable Graduate by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Barry alumna Rebecca Leppert named Most Valuable Graduate by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce

Barry University alumna Rebecca Leppert ('16) has won the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce HYPE Award (Helping Young Professionals Engage) for Most Valuable Graduate. The Chamber's HYPE Awards “distinguish South Florida's brightest young professionals and their innovation and achievements.” A political science major and Stamps...

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