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Barry senior wins prestigious biology research award at MIT

Barry senior wins prestigious biology research award at MIT

Bertina Telusma is only 21, but she's already something of a regular at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the premier research universities in the world. In the past two years, Bertina completed a six day intensive Quantitative Biology Workshop and a Summer internship, with flying colors. In fact, her work was so impressive...

Barry University alumnus shares real world perspective on Forensic Photography

Barry University alumnus shares real world perspective on Forensic Photography

Heidi Nichols says her experience as a forensic photography major at Barry University provided her with the skills and work ethic to succeed as an essential part of the team at the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner's Office. “I learned the fundamentals of photography, including the technical aspects,” Nichols said. Then she began to...

Biology Bootcamp Helps Students Anticipate Challenges and Succeed Academically

Biology Bootcamp Helps Students Anticipate Challenges and Succeed Academically

Students who major in biology at Barry University do not have to go it alone. A biology boot camp at the beginning of each semester aims to prepare them for unexpected challenges, teach them critical skills and boost their confidence. “Biology is a very demanding major. The goal is to make the experience less intimidating,” says...

Barry professor elected president of Florida Academy of Sciences

Barry professor elected president of Florida Academy of Sciences

Barry University professor of biology Jeremy Montague was recently elected president of the Florida Academy of Sciences (FAS). Montague was elected by the members of the FAS and his term will run until March 2017. As president of the FAS, Montague's primary responsibilities include planning the annual meeting, and managing both the annual budget...

Barry student earns HACU/KIA Motors America scholarship

Barry student earns HACU/KIA Motors America scholarship

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) in partnership with KIA Motors America, Inc., recently selected Barry University senior Alejandro Tobon for its KIA Motors America Scholarship program for the 2015-16 school year. The scholarship is intended to provide tuition assistance to some of the best and brightest minds in higher...

Barry students take honors at LSSF Undergraduate Research Symposium

Barry students take honors at LSSF Undergraduate Research Symposium

On Saturday, April 4, Barry University students took part in the Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) 2015 STEM Undergraduate Research Symposium at Indian River State College. The symposium featured original research from undergraduate students from seven Florida colleges and universities. Barry students presented two oral presentations and seven...

Marine biology graduate enters Peace Corps as Environmental Action Advisor

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...

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

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....

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

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...

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

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,...

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