Professor of Physics Charles Adler presented the talk “The Shadow Knows: Refraction by Complex Menisci” at the 11th International Meeting on Color and Light in Nature in Fairbanks, Alaska on Aug. 5, 2013. The conferences are held every three years, and are gatherings of world experts on meteorological optics, and other interactions of light and Find out more »
Professor of Religious Studies Katharina von Kellenbach has authored a new book, The Mark of Cain, which is being published by Oxford University Press. Using primary source documents, Professor von Kellenbach analyzes the moral and spiritual struggles of Nazi perpetrators after World War II, proposing the biblical story of the mark of Cain as a counter Find out more »
Associate Professor of Chemistry Pamela Mertz was recently appointed to a three-year term as Southeast Regional Director of the Undergraduate Affiliate Network (UAN) for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The UAN committee has a planning retreat in Bethesda in September.
This July, the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association is sending a team of seven sailors to the UK to compete against the British University Sailing Association team (the UK equivalent of ICSA). Sailors will compete in the course of five official matches over a three-week-long sailing tour. St. Mary’s College of Maryland senior Joshua Greenslade, and recent Find out more »
Associate Professor of Educational Studies Lin Muilenburg and 2013 MAT grad Abigail Maclean-Blevins received an Outstanding Poster Award at the EdMedia 2013 Conference in Victoria, British Columbia. The accompanying peer-reviewed research paper entitled “Using Class Dojo to Support Student Self-regulation” will appear in the Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Find out more »
Professor of Economics Asif Dowla presented a paper, “Bankers to the Poor, Bother to the State — Political Risks in Microfinance”, at the Third European Research Conference on Microfinance held in Kristiansand, Norway, June 10-12. Dowla holds the Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts at St. Mary’s.
Professor of Sociology Louis Hicks and his colleague Paul Kingston of the University of Virginia, have published a chapter entitled “The United States: Changing Recognition of Racial and Ethnic Diversity” in a new book from McGill-Queen’s University Press, Multicultural Variations: Social Incorporation in Europe and North America. The book is the 13th in a series Find out more »
Associate Professor of Biology John Ramcharitar presented a poster titled, “Lateral Line – Evoked Potentials (LLEPs): An Effective Tool for Investigating Ototoxicity,” at the Underwater Bioacoustics Symposium in Sarasota, Florida. Student co-authors included Samuel Knecht and James Tomkinson, who contributed significantly to the development and refinement of a novel physiological technique for assessing drug toxicity Find out more »
Associate Professor of Anthropology Julia King‘s book, Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Past: The View from Southern Maryland, has been recognized by the American Association of State and Local History with a 2013 Award of Merit. AASLH Awards of Merit recognize excellence for projects, including publications, exhibits, educational programs, and other special projects. Find out more »
Kira R. Schwartz ’14 will study German in Berlin this summer as the winner of the College Student Scholarship for Summer Study of German. The scholarship was awarded by the Board of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) Maryland/DC-Metro Chapter. Schwartz will participate in the Middlebury College Summer School Program in Berlin, where Find out more »