Summer 2016: Summer research by Diana Cordero at University of Miami-Key Biscayne, Aurora Burkus-Matesevac at the Florida International University, and Ramón A Gutierrez at the Florida International University
Throughout the year, physical sciences students and faculty participated in several community-engaged and service-learning activities through the department’s COACH Program .
October 28, 2016:
December 2, 2016: Congratulations to Spring 2017 scholarship recipients: Physical Sciences Honor Scholarship – Diana Cordero, Chemistry and Physics Faculty Endowed Scholarship – Diana Cordero, and Nirva Maxi
December 10, 2016: Congratulations to our graduates: Suzely Alexis, Ramon Gutierrez, Rachael Michelle, Kalthoum Hammond, and Allison Lewis
January 23, 2017: Seminar by Elliott Rodriguez, ‘13 Barry alumnus and PhD candidate in Analytical Chemistry at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, titled: “Applications of Affinity Monolith Chromatography”
February 6, 2017: Seminar by Dr. Gary W. Kunsman, Chief Toxicologist at the Office of the Medical Examiner & Trauma Services in Fort Lauderdale, titled: “Forensic Toxicology”
March 1, 2017: Seminar by Alex Higa, ‘14 Barry alumnus and research associate at the Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, titled: “Translational In Vivo Pre-Clinical Studies to Enhance Healing in the Management of Acute Wounds”
March 22, 2017: Seminar by Dr. Rüdiger Ettrich, Director of the Center for Nanobiology and Structural Biology at the Academy of Sciences in Nove Hrady in Czech Republic, titled: “Using Computational Modeling and Simulation in Understanding Protein Structure and Function”
March For Science
April 22, 2017: Students and faculty participating in the March for Science in Washington, D.C.
April 2-6, 2017: Students and faculty presenting at the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco. The Chemistry Club was named Outstanding Chapter, an honor it has received for more than 15 consecutive years.
April 7, 2017: 16th Annual Chemistry and Physics Tournament. List of participants and winners can be found here: www.barry.edu/physical-sciences/students/chemistry-physics-tournament.html
April 12, 2017: Barry’s 9th Annual STEM Symposium. Congratulations to the winners: Diana Cordero Dumit, Jelena Momirov, Qiwen Su, and honorable mention Shatora Everett-Hannah
April 14, 2017: Dr. Hamilton and students attended seminar presentation by 2005 Nobel Laureate Richard Schrock at the University of Miami
End of semester party
April 28, 2017: Congratulations to Fall 2017 scholarship recipients: Physical Sciences Honor Scholarship – Jocelyn Baquier, Chemistry and Physics Faculty Endowed Scholarship – Nirva Maxi, Shatora Everett-Hannah, and 2016-2017 outstanding general chemistry student - Elizabeth Schabot, outstanding organic chemistry student - Jocelyn Baquier, outstanding college physics student – Eva Paulus, and outstanding university physics student - Jocelyn Baquier, outstanding graduate – Qiwen Su.
South Florida ACS Section banquet
April 30, 2017: Congratulations SoFL-ACS travel award recipients: Qiwen Su, Shatora Everett-Hannah, Nirva Maxi, Aurora Burkus-Matesevac, and Eva Paulus. Pictured with Drs. Dorothy and James Philips. Dr. Dorothy Phillips is retired from Waters Corporation as the Director of Strategic Marketing and is currently serving her second term on the American Chemical Society Board of Directors
May 5, 2017: Barry students won 2nd place in the Battles of Chemistry Clubs hosted at Nova Southeastern University
May 4-6, 2017: Dr. Boulos and his research students presented at the 93rd Florida Annual Meeting and Exposition (FAME) in Innisbrook, FL
May 6, 2017: Congratulations to our graduates: Jelena Momirov, Qiwen Su, and Shatora Everett-Hannah