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November 2017

Book Talk with Author: “The Trump Presidency: Outsider in the Oval Office”

November 7, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Book cover Trump Presidency

Todd Eberly, associate professor of political science, will talk about “The Trump Presidency: Outsider in the Oval Office,” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017) a recently released book he co-authored with Steven E. Schier. The book offers context and insight grounded in political science, showing what is - and what is not - unusual about the Trump Administration and what to expect moving forward.

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NS&M Colloquium: Using Mathematics to Fight Cancer

November 8, 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

With Dr. Ami Radunskaya (Pomona College) What can mathematics tell us about the treatment of cancer?  
Cancer is a myriad of individual diseases, with the common feature that an individual's own cells have become malignant. Thus, the treatment of cancer poses great challenges, since an attack must be mounted against cells that are nearly identical to normal cells. Mathematical models that describe tumor growth in tissue, the immune response, and the administration of different therapies can suggest treatment strategies that optimize…

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Linda Sarsour, Margaret Brent Lecture and Award

November 8, 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall, St. Mary's College of Maryland
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
Linda Sarsour

Linda Sarsour is the 2017 Margaret Brent speaker. Her topic: "Let's Not Repeat History: Organizing in the Era of Trump." As a racial justice and civil rights activist, Sarsour is the former executive director of the Arab American Association of New York and co-founder of the first Muslim online organizing platform, MPOWER Change. More recently, she was also the national co-chair of the Women’s March on Washington, an event that resulted in the largest single-day civil protest and activist engagement in…

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Brown Bag Lunchtime Artist talk: Giulia Piera Livi

November 15, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Giulia Piera Livi

Free pizza or bring your own lunch! Giulia Piera Liva is a Visiting Instructor in painting and drawing in the Department of Art and Art History for the 2017-18 academic year.  She earned an MFA in Multidisciplinary Art with a concentration in Critical Studies at the Mount Royal School of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art in 2017, and a BFA in Painting and Drawing with an art history minor at The Pennsylvania State University in 2015 and studied in…

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NS&M Colloquium: Dr. Christiana Teijaro

November 15, 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm

With Dr. Christiana Teijaro (Scripps Research Institute, Florida)

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

November 15, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Alumni Center at Cobb House Select a Country:
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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Home Grown: Building a Period Native House from Scratch

November 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Historic St. Mary’s City, Visitor Center Auditorium, 18751 Hogaboom Lane
St. Mary’s City, MD 20686 Select a Country:

Join Samuel Pratt, site supervisor of the Woodland Indian Hamlet at Historic St. Mary’s City, and Nate Salzman, village manager at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, as they discuss the finer points of how to construct a Native American home, sometimes with nothing more than their wits and the supplies gathered from local environments.  This free lecture will also highlight how learning through doing has provided new insights into the culture of the Piscataway and Yaocomaco peoples.

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Neuroscience Seminar Series: Dr. Torry Dennis

November 27, 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Goodpaster Hall 195, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, 20686 United States

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, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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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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January 2018

14th Annual Southern Maryland Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast and Keynote Address

January 15 @ 6:30 am - 8:00 am
Great Room, St. Mary's College of Maryland, 47645 College Drive
St. Mary's City, MD 20686 United States
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Nandi Crosby Jordan

Celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. during the 14th Annual Southern Maryland Martin Luther King, Jr. Prayer Breakfast on Monday, Jan. 15, at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The breakfast will begin at 6:30 a.m. and costs $10 payable at the door. The program will begin at 8 a.m. at no cost, featuring a keynote address by Nandi Crosby-Jordan ’91. Following the program, beginning at 10 a.m. the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.©, Nu Zeta Omega Chapter will…

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