Professor Todd Eberly and alumna Melissa Deckman ’93, now professor at Washington College, talk Maryland politics on MPT’s State Circle. Watch the full interview, which aired Oct. 25, here.
*Update: Assistant Professor Leah Eller has recently returned from a chemistry education conference at Widener University, in which her work with microwave chemistry was discussed by Dr. Marsha Baar of Muhlenberg College during a session. The conference presented an opportunity to network with other chemists and promote both the microwave chemistry and the green chemistry efforts Find out more »
Associate Professor of History Adriana Brodsky will present the lecture “Between Community and Aliyah: Young Sephardim in the 1960s” at the University of California, Irvine on November 4. The lecture is part of the university’s Jewish Studies event, “Transnational, Diasporic and Local Challenges: Argentine Jews in the 20th Century.”
Professor of English and Chair of the English Department Ben Click is co-editor of and contributor to “Refocusing Chaplin: A Screen Icon through Critical Lenses,” a recently published book of critical essays that offers a unique view into Charlie Chaplin’s life and work. Click co-edited the book with English professors Lawrence Howe of Roosevelt University Find out more »
Professor of Psychology and Dean of the Core Curriculum Elizabeth Nutt Williams was named the Section for the Advancement of Women of the Society of Counseling Psychology’s Woman of the Year for 2013. The award was presented at the American Psychological Association meeting.
Assistant Professor of Theater, Dance and Movement Leonard Cruz will present his research study on “Integrative Health Coaching and Senior Dance Majors as they Transition to the Work Force” for Duke University’s Integrative Medicine program on Oct. 19 and 20.
While some of his teenage peers spent their summers hanging out at the pool and playing sports,Catonsville resident Patrick McMann spent his past three vacations from school cleaning cages and working with wild animals. Late last month, his efforts as a volunteer at the Maryland Zoo were recognized — he was named the zoo’s Volunteer of the Year. Read Find out more »
Professor of Psychology Aileen Bailey has had the article “Chronic Stress Induces a Selective Decrease in AMPA Receptor-Mediated Synaptic Excitation at Hippocampal Temporoammonic-CA1 Synapses” published in the Journal of Neuroscience. The article is coauthored by St. Mary’s alumni Angy Kallarackal ‘06 and Erin Cammarata ’11.
Jeremy Perrin ’13 has been recognized as one of five finalists for the American Physical Society’s (APS) LeRoy Apker Award. This award is given for excellence in undergraduate research in physics, and rewards young physicists for their scientific research potential. Read more.
Assistant Professor of Biology Kevin Emerson, with colleagues from the University of Oregon, has published the research article “Replicate Phylogenies and Post-Glacial Range Expansion of the Pitcher-Plant Mosquito, Wyeomyia smithii, in North America” in PLoS ONE, an online peer-reviewed journal.