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.
Professor of Art Sue Johnson’s one-person exhibition, “American Dreamscape,” opens at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University on Oct. 3. Johnson will give a lecture on the exhibition, starting at 6 p.m., immediately followed by the opening reception. American Dreamscape features mixed media work by Johnson, whose work is grounded in the genres of the still Find out more »
Associate Professor of Art History Cristin Cash has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Mary Nohl Fund of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation for her exhibition, “First Person: Independent Voices in Contemporary Cuban Art,” opening Jan. 15, 2014, at the Layton Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design.
The Office of Residence Life is proud to announce the following accomplishments: Derrick Fyfield (Class of 2015), Residence Hall Coordinator of Calvert Hall, has received the Student Activities Fellowship and will serve as the Program Assistant for Student Engagement (working on student leadership development experiences). Drew Belsinger (Class of 2015), Resident Assistant in the Townhouses, Find out more »