Professor of Art Carrie Patterson’s exhibition “Light Box: New Work by Carrie Patterson” runs through Oct. 28 at Mary Baldwin College’s Hunt Gallery in Staunton, Va. Patterson’s artwork considers how color, form and line metaphorically measure the human condition as experienced through the body. “I paint to give expression to the experience of inhabiting Find out more »
Russell Rhine, associate professor of economics, has been selected to work for Congress during the fall semester. He will be a senior economist with the United States Congress Joint Economic Committee, a bipartisan bicameral committee. Rhine will conduct economic analysis and make policy recommendations to legislators in both houses of Congress. He has been approved Find out more »
Louis Hicks, professor of sociology, is a summer scholar awardee for the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute on American Veterans in Society. The institute will be held in July at Virginia Tech. Hicks is co-editor of a two-volume book, “The Civilian Lives of U.S. Veterans: Issues and Identities,” slated for publication in December Find out more »
On April 22, 2016, five faculty were recognized for their outstanding work as part of the annual Awards Convocation. The awards and the recipients are as follows: The Homer L. Dodge Award for Outstanding Service was established in 1985 by the late Norton Dodge, who served on the board of trustees of St. Mary’s College Find out more »
Out of a nationwide pool of applicants, Joey Haavik ’17 and Benjamin Allen ’17 recently became two of twelve students accepted into a competitive five-week Linguistics Field School that focuses on the preservation of endangered languages. The summer program will send Haavik to the Federated States of Micronesia and Allen to Oaxaca, Mexico. Both students Find out more »
Laraine Masters Glidden, distinguished professor of psychology and human development emerita at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, was recently awarded the Edgar A. Doll Award for research in the field of intellectual and developmental disabilities. The Doll Award, presented by Division 33 of the American Psychological Association, is the division’s highest recognition of a career Find out more »
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.
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.