Department of Physical Sciences News

 

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THE COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES HOSTS THE EIGTH ANNUAL S.T.E.M. SYMPOSIUM

The eighth Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (S.T.E.M.) Undergraduate Research Symposium was held Wednesday, March 23, 2016. The event was sponsored by the departments of: Biology, Information Technology, Math & Computer Science, Physical Sciences, and the scientific research society Sigma Xi. The research symposium is aimed at...  read more

Barry students present at LSSF Symposium; win third place in oral competition

For the third consecutive year, research students from Barry University presented at the Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) STEM symposium. Nine Barry students presented two oral and eight poster presentations at the symposium on April 12. The event was an opportunity for students who do research for credit to present their research finding at a...  read more

Barry University Sets the Stage for Chemistry Alumnus’ Career Success

Making the most of his education, faculty mentorships and science degree from Barry University, Dr. Adauri Soprani is succeeding as an oral surgeon in Danbury, Conn. “I'm happy today because I do what I love,” Dr. Soprani said. “Barry University helped lay the foundation and allowed me to do all my basic sciences at a much faster...  read more

Barry Alumnus Champions Liberal University Education for Producing Well- Rounded Citizens

Lenore P. Rodicio, PhD, believes the trend in higher education to prepare students solely for specific careers in a chosen field is too limiting. Although important, it completely dismisses the widespread benefits that exposure to multiple disciplines and opinions a liberal arts education provides, ultimately benefiting the individual and society...  read more

Barry professor joins international team exploring frontiers of astrophysics

'Dark matters' of science By Jim Davis What is dark matter -- that mysterious stuff believed to make up most of the universe? The answer has evaded scientists for years; but a new project, led by several universities including Barry, has a shot at finding out. The quest involves finding a new kind of subatomic particle called the axion, says...  read more

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...  read more

Barry Chemistry Club receives Outstanding Chapter Award from the American Chemistry Society

The Barry University Chemistry Club is one of 44 organizations in the country to be awarded the Outstanding Chapter Award by the American Chemistry Society (ACS) for the 2013-14 school year. Each year, the ACS's Society Committee on Education (SOCED) selects student chapters to receive special recognition on the basis of their programs and...  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 chemistry students present at American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition

In April, Barry University chemistry students joined more than 15,000 chemists, academics, professionals and students at the 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition in New Orleans. The national meeting, titled “Chemistry of Energy & Food,” highlighted the relationship between chemistry and food in society....  read more

Chemistry alumna's journey to become a doctor made possible by Barry professor

Brittny Randolph's journey with medicine began when she was 11 years old. For four straight months, Randolph and her family would make daily trips to the neonatal intensive care unit at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston to check on the progress of their newest family members – a twin brother and sister who were born prematurely....  read more

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