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Department of Biology hosts Summer Science Research Project for local high school students

Department of Biology hosts Summer Science Research Project for local high school students

Since 1995, Barry University's Department of Biology has helped shape the minds of students – and possibly future scientists – through its Summer Science Research Program (SSRP), a comprehensive, four-week research program that immerses high school sophomores, juniors and seniors in life science research while exposing them to the...

Fine Arts creates behind-the-scenes video of the production of 'Our Town'

Fine Arts creates behind-the-scenes video of the production of 'Our Town'

In February, Barry University's Department of Fine Arts presented a production of “Our Town,” the classic play by Thornton Wilder. Directed by John Manzelli, associate professor of Theater and longtime director of the widely acclaimed "Summer Shorts" by City Theatre, “Our Town” tells the story of the small American town of...

Dr. Glenn Bowen elected to international association board

Dr. Glenn Bowen elected to international association board

Dr. Glenn Bowen, director of Barry University's Center for Community Service Initiatives (CCSI), has been elected to the board of directors of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement (IARSLCE). He will serve a three-year term beginning in September. IARSLCE has more than 900 members. The...

Biology Department hosts HIV researcher for its spring departmental seminar

Biology Department hosts HIV researcher for its spring departmental seminar

Barry's Department of Biology recently hosted Dr. Upal Roy, assistant professor in the Department of Immunology at Florida International University's Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine. Roy's research is focused on developing targeted and effective therapies to combat HIV infection and progression. He spoke to students, faculty and staff about...

Students, faculty and departments honored for Community Engagement

Students, faculty and departments honored for Community Engagement

The Center for Community Service Initiatives (CCSI) recently hosted Barry's third annual Community Engagement Awards. Students, student organizations, faculty members and two departments were among those honored. Four community partners received awards as well. In all, 18 awards in six categories were presented at the event, which included the...

Barry University alumna Tami Lynn Williams named Arts Teacher of the Year for Music

Barry University alumna Tami Lynn Williams named Arts Teacher of the Year for Music

Barry University alumna Tami Lynn Williams, Bachelor of Music '03, was recently named by ArtsEd Forever! as its Arts Teacher of the Year for Music. Williams, a teacher at West Hollywood Elementary in Hollywood, Fla., teaches pre-K through 5th grade music and oversees the 3rd grade through 5th grade chorus group and 4th and 5th grade Bucket...

Barry alumnus Niel Johnson awarded Medal of Valor from President Obama

Barry alumnus Niel Johnson awarded Medal of Valor from President Obama

Barry University alumnus Niel Johnson, '15, received the nation's highest public safety honor – the Medal of Valor – during a ceremony at the White House on May 16. Johnson, who serves as a North Miami County police officer, graduated from Barry with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography. He was presented the Medal of Valor by...

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

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...

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Reflecting on the CCSI's First Five Years

Reflecting on the CCSI's First Five Years

The work of the CCSI is woven fully into the fabric of university life. From faculty development to student civic-leadership training; from staff members' volunteer service to alumni participation in the Deliberative Dialogue Series; from community partnership building to the coordination of the Community Engagement Management System. The CCSI has...

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