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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...

Doctors Charter School students learn science at Barry University

Doctors Charter School students learn science at Barry University

Fourteen advanced placement chemistry students from Doctors Charter School of Miami Shores recently conducted a series of experiments at Barry University. The experiments were partially made possible due to the dedication and a desire of their science teacher, Karen Franklin, who wanted to provide her students with hands-on experiments with...

IN HER OWN WORDS: Diana Cordero Dumit — Class of 2017

IN HER OWN WORDS: Diana Cordero Dumit — Class of 2017

Diana was accepted to MIT, Yale and Vanderbilt. She will be attending MIT in fall 2018 and received the National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship. There aren't enough words to describe the experiences I lived at Barry University and how they shaped me into the person I am today. When deciding on which university to attend, two things were of...

10th Annual S.T.E.M. Research Symposium

10th Annual S.T.E.M. Research Symposium

Barry community invited to 10th Annual S.T.E.M. Research Symposium Date: Friday, April 6Time: 9 am – noonLocation: Andreas 111 & 112 The research symposium aims to engage the Barry community in learning about and sharing the excitement of ongoing discoveries and research within the S.T.E.M. disciplines (Science, Technology, Engineering...

Barry students and faculty attend March for Science in Washington, D.C.

Barry students and faculty attend March for Science in Washington, D.C.

Eight students and six faculty members traveled to Washington, D.C., where they joined thousands from across the country for the March for Science on Earth Day. Other students and faculty attended local satellite marches in Miami and Fort Lauderdale. The goal of the March was to “unite as a diverse, nonpartisan group to call for science that...

Faculty, students present research at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Faculty, students present research at American Chemical Society National Meeting

Chemistry faculty and students from the Department of Physical Sciences presented research April 2-6 at the 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exposition in San Francisco, Calif. Faculty and students (underlined) made their research presentations via posters. Topics and presenters included the following: Aurora Burkus-Matesevac...

Brian Walton presents guest lecture to Departments of Biology and Physical Sciences

Brian Walton presents guest lecture to Departments of Biology and Physical Sciences

Brian Walton, vice president and associate dean at St. Jude's Children Research Hospital, recently visited Barry University and spoke to faculty and students from the Departments of Biology and Physical Sciences. Walton's presentation covered the new doctorate program at one of the world's premier research and treatment centers for pediatric...

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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