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South Florida People of Color Presents What is Black III at Barry University

South Florida People of Color Presents What is Black III at Barry University

(MIAMI, FL) As part of Black History Month, Barry University will host What is Black III: Colorism and its Impact on Communities of Color on Thursday, February 27 on the Miami Shores Campus in Weber Hall. The event will feature an exclusive screening of the documentary Dark Girls, an exploration of deep-seated biases and attitudes about skin color.

Hundreds of “Brides” to Walk to Support Domestic and Dating Violence Victims

Hundreds of “Brides” to Walk to Support Domestic and Dating Violence Victims

(Miami, FL) Barry University will host the annual College Brides Walk on Friday, February 21st to shine a light on the issue of domestic and dating violence. Hundreds will flood the streets dressed as brides and march three miles from Barry’s Miami Shores Campus to Johnson & Wales University in North Miami.

Barry University to Host TedxBarryU

Barry University to Host TedxBarryU

(Miami, FL) On Thursday, February 20th, Barry University will host TedxBarryU at the David Brinkley Studio at Barry’s main campus in Miami Shores. This event, the first of its kind at Barry, will feature talks from seven thought leaders on the theme Designing our Future. Topics range from “Why Sports Will Save Our Humanity” to “Will We Use Our...

Barry University Announces New Student Success Initiatives Seeded by a $1.5 Million Anonymous Donation

Barry University Announces New Student Success Initiatives Seeded by a $1.5 Million Anonymous Donation

(Miami, FL) Barry University has launched The Barry University Opportunity Fund and an Opportunity Scholarship program, two related initiatives that will help make a Barry University education possible for deserving students. These new programs will become the university’s highest priority for advancement efforts going forward.

The 2020 Barry University Nun Run is Saturday, February 15

The 2020 Barry University Nun Run is Saturday, February 15

(MIAMI, FL) The Barry University Nun Run will take place on Saturday, February 15th. In honor of Barry’s founders, the Adrian Dominican Sisters, runners are encouraged to wear a nun’s habit. The race keeps with the Barry University 2019-2020 theme “Transforming Lives for a Greater Tomorrow” by promoting wellness both on campus and in the...

Barry University to Honor Leaders in Government, Education, Politics and Industry with Distinguished Alumni Awards

Barry University to Honor Leaders in Government, Education, Politics and Industry with Distinguished Alumni Awards

(Miami, FL) On Thursday, February 13, 2020 Barry University will honor the accomplishments of distinguished alumni who are leaders in their field and the community. These Barry graduates embody the university’s mission of transforming the world in a meaningful way and its core commitments to seeking knowledge and truth, fostering an inclusive...

Barry professor Dr. Maurizio Giannotti awarded NASA-funded grant to analyze star in the Orion Constellation

Barry professor Dr. Maurizio Giannotti awarded NASA-funded grant to analyze star in the Orion Constellation

MIAMI (Dec. 6, 2019) – Dr. Maurizio Giannotti, a professor of physics in Barry University's College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a NASA-funded grant to analyze a star called Betelgeuse in the Orion Constellation. The grant is in collaboration with MIT Assistant Professor Kerstin Perez and Caltech scientist Brian Grefenstette. The...

Barry University announces 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

Barry University announces 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award recipients

MIAMI, FL (Dec. 5, 2019) – Barry University has announced the ten alumni who will be honored for their outstanding achievements and contributions to society at the Distinguished Alumni Awards on Feb. 13, 2020, at the Shepard & Ruth K. Broad Center for the Performing Arts at Barry University. Each year, Distinguished Alumni Awards are...

Barry University to celebrate inauguration of seventh president on Nov. 13

Barry University to celebrate inauguration of seventh president on Nov. 13

MIAMI (Oct. 30, 2019) — Barry University will celebrate the inauguration of its seventh president, Dr. Mike Allen, during an installation ceremony on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at 10 a.m. in the Shepard & Ruth K. Broad Performing Arts Center on Barry's main campus. Allen's inauguration is part of a series of events taking place during Founders' Week,...

Zuzana Zajickova receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Czech Republic in chemistry

Zuzana Zajickova receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Czech Republic in chemistry

MIAMI (Oct. 1, 2019) - The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board are pleased to announce that Zuzana Zajickova, professor of chemistry and chair of Department of Physical Sciences at Barry University has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to Czech Republic in chemistry. Zajickova will research...

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