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Barry students participate in STEAM Expo

A group of Barry University students from the Departments of Fine Arts and Biology recently led an interactive exhibit on the structure and function of brain cells at the annual Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM) Expo at Miami Dade College. The STEAM EXPO is home to the South Florida Regional Science and Engineering Fair and...  read more

Barry undergraduate students author book based on lab and research experiences

What's a good way to reflect upon memorable experiences? Write about them. That's exactly what a group of 15 undergraduate students from Barry's College of Arts and Sciences recently did as it pertained to their research and hands-on experience in a cell biology lab course. The students — biology and chemistry majors — took the time to each write...  read more

Dr. Brenda Schoffstall receives 2016 Linkage Fellows Award

Dr. Brenda Schoffstall, associate professor of biology in the College of Arts and Sciences, has received a 2016 Linkage Fellows Award from the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC). The award acknowledges Schoffstall's commitment to diversifying the biomedical scientific workforce. Through the Linkage Fellows...  read more

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...  read more

College of Arts and Sciences recognizes three Dean’s Award Recipients

Barry University's College of Arts and Sciences is proud to recognize the 2015-2016 Dean's Award Recipients. The students – Rebecca J. Leppert, Wesam Azaizeh and Kelly R. Merrill – were nominated for their outstanding accomplishments in and out of the classroom. All three students graduated in May 2016. Rebecca J. Leppert –...  read more

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

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...  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

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Barry senior wins prestigious biology research award at MIT

Bertina Telusma is only 21, but she's already something of a regular at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the premier research universities in the world. In the past two years, Bertina completed a six day intensive Quantitative Biology Workshop and a Summer internship, with flying colors. In fact, her work was so impressive...  read more

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