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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 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

Barry University alumnus shares real world perspective on Forensic Photography

Heidi Nichols says her experience as a forensic photography major at Barry University provided her with the skills and work ethic to succeed as an essential part of the team at the Miami-Dade County Medical Examiner's Office. “I learned the fundamentals of photography, including the technical aspects,” Nichols said. Then she began to...  read more

Biology Bootcamp Helps Students Anticipate Challenges and Succeed Academically

Students who major in biology at Barry University do not have to go it alone. A biology boot camp at the beginning of each semester aims to prepare them for unexpected challenges, teach them critical skills and boost their confidence. “Biology is a very demanding major. The goal is to make the experience less intimidating,” says...  read more

Barry professor elected president of Florida Academy of Sciences

Barry University professor of biology Jeremy Montague was recently elected president of the Florida Academy of Sciences (FAS). Montague was elected by the members of the FAS and his term will run until March 2017. As president of the FAS, Montague's primary responsibilities include planning the annual meeting, and managing both the annual budget...  read more

Barry student earns HACU/KIA Motors America scholarship

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) in partnership with KIA Motors America, Inc., recently selected Barry University senior Alejandro Tobon for its KIA Motors America Scholarship program for the 2015-16 school year. The scholarship is intended to provide tuition assistance to some of the best and brightest minds in higher...  read more

Student researchers honored at annual S.T.E.M. Symposium

healPACOn Friday, April 1, 2015, Barry University hosted its 7th annual S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Research Symposium. Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Professional and Career Studies, the research symposium presented the studies of more than 50 Barry faculty and students. During the...  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

Marine biology graduate enters Peace Corps as Environmental Action Advisor

As a high school student, Taylor McCoy visited the Catalina Island Marine Institute (CIMI) on Santa Catalina Island off the coast of California and fell in love with marine biology. “From snorkeling and touch tanks to learning about phytoplankton and bioluminescence, it was my heaven on earth,” said McCoy, who graduated from Barry...  read more

Student researchers honored at 6th Annual S.T.E.M. Symposium

On Wednesday, April 6, 2014, Barry University held its 6th annual S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Research Symposium. Hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences and the School of Professional and Career Studies, the research symposium presented the studies of more than 50 Barry faculty and students. During the event,...  read more

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