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S.T.E.M Symposium creates research opportunities for Barry undergraduates

On Wednesday, April 6, 2014, Barry University held its 6th annual S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Research Symposium. Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Professional and Career Studies, the research symposium presented the studies of more than 50 Barry faculty and students. During the event,...  read more

Marine biology graduate enters Peace Corps as Environmental Action Advisor

As a high school student, Taylor McCoy visited the Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) on Santa Catalina Island off the coast of California and fell in love with marine biology. “From snorkeling and touch tanks to learning about phytoplankton and bioluminescence, it was my heaven on earth,” said McCoy, who graduated from Barry...  read more

Student researchers honored at 6th Annual S.T.E.M. Symposium

On Wednesday, April 6, 2014, Barry University held its 6th annual S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Research Symposium. Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Professional and Career Studies, the research symposium presented the studies of more than 50 Barry faculty and students. During the event,...  read more

Barry students participate in Life Sciences South Florida STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium

On Saturday, April 12, 10 Barry University students took part in the Life Sciences South Florida Second Annual STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium at Florida International University. The symposium featured original research from students across various STEM fields. Barry students presented eight research posters and two oral presentations....  read more

Barry alumnus and Miami-Dade schools chief named superintendent of year

MIAMI, Fla. -- Barry University alumnus and Miami-Dade County Public Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho was named Superintendent of the Year by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA). Carvalho was granted the honor during the AASA's annual conference in Nashville on Feb. 13. Carvalho was one of four finalists for the award...  read more

Barry biology, chemistry and psychology students gain research experience during summer programs at universities across the US

During the summer of 2013, 15 Barry University students traveled to research-intensive universities across the country to complete summer research internships. The students, a mix of biology, chemistry and psychology majors, spent anywhere from 8 to 10 weeks at their respective research sites working alongside faculty and graduate students,...  read more

Barry biology students make scholarship splash at national conferences

During the 2012-2013 academic year, Barry University biology students put their scholarship skills on national display while presenting their research to biology scholars, scientists and students across the country. In November, Barry biology students Precious De Verteuil, Nicole Lopez and Talia Guardia traveled to San Jose, Calif., to present at...  read more

Barry University's Department of Biology Welcomed Ms. Susan Hahn for a discussion on A Day in the Life of a Genetic Counselor

Susan Hahn, MS, CGC, of the Hussman Institute for Human Genomics visited Barry University's Department of Biology on Friday, October 4, 2013, giving two standing room only seminars for students enrolled in Genetics, Introduction to Human Physiology, and Cell Biology.Ms. Hahn, president-elect of the American Board of Genetic Counseling, is one of...  read more

Barry's RISE program inspires biology alumnus to pursue MD/PhD

When Max Jean entered Barry University's Research Initiative for Scientific Enhancement (RISE) program as an undergraduate student, his plan was to earn a bachelor's degree in biology, apply to medical school and pursue a medical degree. After being exposed to Barry's RISE program, however, he decided to add one more degree to his list – a...  read more

Biology alumna named finalist for 'Miami-Dade County Teacher of the Year'

With a grandfather and father who both worked as teachers, Maria Donohue was destined to become an educator. At 10-years-old, she set up an easel chalkboard in her parents' garage, assumed the role of teacher, and “taught” her younger sister the lessons she learned that day while at school. She loved helping her father grade papers and...  read more

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