Dr. Charles Adler of the physics department was recently interviewed by the academic journal Physics Today. Alder’s interview covered a range of topics concerning his new book Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction. You can read Adler’s interview with Physics Today by clicking here. You can also read a review of Professor Alder’s book by Find out more »
St. Mary’s microbiologist Jeffrey Byrd and Ruddy Duck brew master Matt Glass recently collaborated to create a seasonal ale for the restaurant’s menu. “The Great Pumpkin Ale,” available now through the fall to Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill and Ale House patrons, was the product of the duo’s collaboration and is served complete with cinnamon- Find out more »
Professor of physics Dr. Charles Adler appeared on The Jason Rantz Show to discuss the physics behind the popular super hero The Flash. This is doctor Adler second appearance on the show; he joined Jason Rantz to discuss his new book Wizards, Aliens, and Starships: Physics and Math in Fantasy and Science Fiction earlier this year. You Find out more »
Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black was a guest on The Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU) to discuss her anthology, “Books That Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal” (NYUP 2014). Click here to listen to the Sept. 24 segment.
Greta Cady ’17 has been awarded the JASSO Scholarship for Study Abroad in Japan. Cady will study at Akita International University for a semester. She will receive 80,000 Japanese yen per month, approximately 785 USD, to assist with living expenses. At St. Mary’s, Cady is majoring in international languages and cultures with a concentration in Find out more »
This summer, Jordan Ashley ’17 competed in the U.S. National Baton Twirling Championships with her team, The Dynamics. The team qualified to compete in April 2015 with Team USA in the Junior Dance Twirl Team Category at the World Championships in Lignano Sabbiadoro, Italy.
Randolph Larsen III, associate professor of chemistry and chair of the chemistry and biochemistry department, completed a summer fellowship with the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division at the Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Larsen was a part of the 2014 Office of Naval Research Summer Faculty Research Program. His summer research included the development Find out more »
The Mathematical Association of America’s MathFest is the largest annual summer conference for mathematicians. The conference was held August 6-9, 2014 in Portland, Ore. Alex Meadows, associate professor of mathematics, and Bradley Putnam ’15 presented their paper entitled “A New Twist on Wythoff’s Game.” Putman developed this project during the St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Program Find out more »
The Mathematical Association of America’s MathFest is the largest annual summer conference for mathematicians. The conference was held August 6-9, 2014 in Portland, Ore. Assistant Professors of Mathematics Emek Köse and Casey Douglas led panel topics entitled “Undergraduate Research in Mathematics: How, When, Why Part I-II” and “Project Based Curriculum I-II.” Alex Meadows, associate professor Find out more »
Scott Mirabile, assistant professor of psychology, published an article entitled “Parents’ inconsistent emotion socialization and children’s socioemotional adjustment” in the Sept. – Oct. 2014 issue of the Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology. Professor Mirabile identifies how parents may be inconsistent in their emotion socialization (e.g., by modeling emotional negativity and punishing children’s emotional negativity) and demonstrates links between Find out more »