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Barry participates in The Great Duck Project

Barry participates in The Great Duck Project

This past February, students from Barry University's Department of Math and Computer Science, along with instructor Mary Jane Franco, Ph.D., were offered the opportunity to be part of The Great Duck Project at the Maker Faire in Westport, Conn. The purpose of the project was to set the world record for the largest 3D printed duck and duckling. The...

Barry University Celebrates a Festival of Hispanic Cinema with a Cuban Accent

Barry University Celebrates a Festival of Hispanic Cinema with a Cuban Accent

There are always more and more cinema festivals that find their way to Miami-Dade County. From the Miami Film Festival to the Recent Cinema from Spain, cinematic culture is flourishing in our environment, and it is transforming Miami into an international cinema destination. Now, Barry University in Miami Shores, wants to add, albeit in a small...

Zeta Tau Chapter of the National Foreign Language Honor Society welcomes new initiates

Zeta Tau Chapter of the National Foreign Language Honor Society welcomes new initiates

The annual induction ceremony of the Zeta Tau Chapter of the National Foreign Language Honor Society, Alpha Mu Gamma (AMT), was held on April 15vin the Studio for Languages and Cultures. The initiates of 2019 were Gabriela Betancourt, Javier Bracho, Jasmine Del Valle, Olena Drozd, Alexandra Kalinowski, Anel Ramirez, Sirena Register, and Felix...

Biology student Sabrina Rodriguez awarded first-place for poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Symposium

Biology student Sabrina Rodriguez awarded first-place for poster presentation at Undergraduate Research Symposium

Barry University Biology student Sabrina Rodriguez was awarded first-place for her poster presentation on bacterial biofilms at the 7th Annual Life Sciences South Florida (LSSF) Undergraduate Research Symposium, held at Florida Atlantic University on April 6. Barry University was one of 13 South Florida institutions that participated in the...

Alternative Spring Break commits to service in Panama City, Tallahassee and Alabama

Alternative Spring Break commits to service in Panama City, Tallahassee and Alabama

Spring break is often associated with partying and beaches, but what better way to spend this time than through service. Alternative spring breakers (ASB) do just that. Through CCSI, alternative spring break trips take place every March, and students have the opportunity to choose from at least two different locations. The experience is truly...

Dr. Paige Banaji co-authors new book titled ‘The Rhetoric of Participation’

Dr. Paige Banaji co-authors new book titled ‘The Rhetoric of Participation’

Dr. Paige Banaji, assistant professor of English in Barry's Department of English and Foreign Languages, has co-authored a new book titled, “The Rhetoric of Participation: Interrogating Commonplaces in and Beyond the Classroom.” The book is a digitally-born, edited collection presenting the perspectives of 20 scholars and educators in...

Sigma Tau Delta announces winners of 2019 writing awards

Sigma Tau Delta announces winners of 2019 writing awards

Each year, the Department of English and Foreign Languages, and Sigma Tau Delta conduct a writing contest, seeking the best student writers on campus. The contest reviews a variety of genres, including fiction, poetry, essays, and graphic novels, and is open to all Barry University students. First-place and honorable mentions in each category...

Barry faculty and students host first-ever Hops for Science event

Barry faculty and students host first-ever Hops for Science event

Barry University faculty and undergraduate students recently created a stimulating social event called Hops for Science, which brought together scientists and students from across South Florida. Hops for Science was the brainchild of faculty members Dr. Zuzana Zajickova from the Department of Physical Sciences and Dr. Michael Robinson from...

Ethics Bowl Team competes at Nationals

Ethics Bowl Team competes at Nationals

Barry University's Ethics Bowl Team competed at the 23rd Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl National Competition in Baltimore, Md., March 2-3. The team went 1-3, with very close losses. We congratulate the team and their coaches, Dr. Sandra Fairbanks and Dr. Joel Wilcox, on a strong performance and a commendable representation of the Department of...

Cuba: So Close, Yet So Far

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