Spring 2009 Issue
Living and Learning
Since the Glenn Hubert Learning Center officially opened on January 29, the renovated facility has had an additional 750 student visits compared to this time last year.
Diamonds Are Forever
The Doral Golf Resort and Spa played host January 10 to the 2009 Barry University Founders’ Ball. Themed “Denim & Diamonds,” the annual event raised more than $190,000 for student scholarships and brought out more than 300 Barry supporters and community leaders.
Barry University Professor of Theology and Director of Graduate Programming Dr. Mary Jo Iozzio has contributed to and co-edited a book titled, “Calling for Justice Throughout the World: Catholic Women Theologians on the HIV/AIDS Pandemic” (Continuum, 2009).
Heeding a national call to service, more than 200 Barry University volunteers joined together January 17 to recognize the Martin Luther King Day holiday as a “day on,” not a day off.
They didn’t have much in common when they met in 1971 and, by their own admission, still don’t today.
Race to the Finish
Joining more than 38,000 runners from around the world, Barry University Adjunct Professor Dr. Alan Miller was triumphant as he crossed the finish line November 2 to become the winner of the ING New York City Marathon in his age group (60-64).
Dr. John (Jack) Nelson, D.P.M., has been appointed interim dean of the School of Podiatric Medicine.
Barry University’s Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law announces the creation of an Earth Advocacy Clinic at its campus in Orlando.
Justice for All
The Juvenile Justice Center (JJC) at the Barry University’s Dwayne O. Andres School of Law in Orlando has been awarded a $100,000-grant by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to participate in the newly created Models for Juvenile Indigent Defense Action Network (JIDAN).
It is more than 165 miles from Miami to Key West - miles that are a long drive in a car, let alone by bicycle.
Doctor in Charge
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) chose Barry faculty member Dr. Lanetta B. Jordan to be Chief Medical Officer for the National Organization.
The Sound of Music
Barry University’s Department of Fine Arts and the South Beach Chamber Ensemble (SBCE) have formed a partnership naming the organization as the ensemble-in-residence at Barry.
At least 91 Jews were murdered and 25,000 to 30,000 arrested and deported to concentration camps during Kristallnacht, or the Night of Broken Glass.
For the second time in a year, the Barry University School of Law trial team has been crowned champions of a prestigious trial competition; this time earning a victory at the University of Puerto Rico School of Law Trial Competition in San Juan.
For the past four years, Andrea Ivory and a throng of volunteers from the Florida Breast Health initiative have knocked on more than 16,000 doors across Miami-Dade providing breast cancer education and free screenings for women who don’t have health insurance.