It’s summer time! Grab a bottle of water, you sunscreen, shorts, a t-shirt, and of course your trusty trowel, shovel, and screen. Wait a minute, that can’t be right! For students working with SMCM professor Julia King, the summer is spent in Charles County’s Zekiah Swamp in search of Governor Charles Calvert’s summer house from [...]
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Ever wonder what topic you might pick to study for your St. Mary’s Project? Check out this video from WBAL Channel 11 in Baltimore to learn how 2009 St. Mary’s graduate Bonnie McCubbin discovered the identity of the possible arsonist of Cokesbury College 200 years ago as part of her SMP. After graduating Bonnie will [...]
Less than 100 feet from the admissions office parking lot is the new St. John’s Site Archaeological Museum, which allows visitors to explore the historical and archaeological significance of St. Mary’s City. Admission to the museum is free and it is open 10am-5pm Wednesday through Sunday.
The American Association of Science recently profiled St. Mary’s alum Alasdair Brooks in their publication Science Careers, for an article on commercial archaeology. After graduating from St. Mary’s he went on to earn a master’s degree from the University of York in England. Brooks now works for Oxford Archaeology East.