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November 2017

Bookbag to Briefcase Sponsored by BB&T: Networking & Office Politics

November 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Free
Bookbag to Briefcase sponsored by BB&T

Bookbag to Briefcase Lecture Series sponsored by BB&T Bank connects students with industry experts for small group lectures on a wide variety of professional development topics that will prepare students for life after St. Mary's. Topics vary but include financial literacy to workplace etiquette and beyond. Some presentations may focus on specific student populations, the program is open to everyone. Alumnus Paul Shinkman '06 will teach students the importance of developing professional network relationships and how to navigate office politics…

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Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Torry Dennis

November 27 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Goodpaster Hall 195, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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Free

The Neurosciences program welcomes Dr. Torry Dennis, an assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience at St. Mary's College of Maryland. His topic is TBA. Free and open to the public. This event may be used to satisfy the Lecture Reflection Requirement in PSYC 303, PSYC 490, and PSYC 493/494.

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Adrian Hatfield

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Glendening Annex Select a Country: + Google Map
Adrian Hatfield

Free pizza or bring your own lunch! Adrian Hatfield’s current body of work, which samples and recombines elements from artwork of the past, is inspired by his musings on mass extinctions and current environmental issues. The paintings, collages and sculptures are sad and unnerving, yet beautiful and oddly hopeful.  A mass extinction is an enormous global reduction of animal and plant species in a geologically short period of time. These events, of which there have been five, with arguably a…

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February 2018

Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Gina Fernandez

February 5, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Goodpaster Hall 195, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, Maryland 20686 Select a Country:
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Free

The Neurosciences program welcomes Dr. Gina Fernandez, an assistant professor of psychology at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Her topic is TBA. Free and open to the public. This event may be used to satisfy the Lecture Reflection Requirement in PSYC 303, PSYC 490, and PSYC 493/494.

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Lydia McCarthy

February 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Lydia McCarthy art

Free pizza or bring your own lunch! In photographs and installations, Lydia McCarthy fractures reality, building alternate worlds using in-camera manipulations. Art making becomes a devotional act that directly engages her complicated relationship with spirituality. Through participation in spiritual subcultures and these devotional acts, she creates personal structures of belief. Approaching the work as both participant and observer, McCarthy investigates connections between religious experience, neurological processes, optical aberrations and psychedelic culture. This work is preoccupied with the possibility of another…

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March 2018

Staying Well in a World of Bacteria and Viruses

March 29, 2018 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Cole Cinema, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States
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Amy Vollmer photo

The Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa welcomes Visiting Scholar Dr. Amy Cheng Vollmer. Amy Cheng Vollmer is Isaac H. Clothier, Jr. Professor of Biology at Swarthmore, where she has helped to create initiatives to promote adult science literacy as well as to increase access to and success in STEM fields for a diverse student population. Her teaching, which incorporates active learning in large and small classes, includes microbiology, biotechnology, metabolism, and introductory biology; her research focuses on the regulation of the…

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April 2018

Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist Talk: Diana Abells ’11

April 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Diana Abells artwork

Diana Abells’s recent work examines memory, misunderstanding, and desire in childhood.  Identifying childhood as a time of instability between experience and thought, Abells is interested in how meaning shifts as children learn new points of connection between objects, places, and situations, leading to bizarre narratives.  Through a variety of mediums including video, 3D modeling, installation, and drawing, Abells depicts remembered architecture and situations from her past as she brings together information from her own memories, found photographs, internet searches, and…

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