Barrett Emerick, assistant professor of philosophy, has published the peer-reviewed article “Empathy and a Life of Moral Endeavor” in Hypatia, a journal of feminist philosophy.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Visiting Assistant Professor of English Jerry Gabriel was selected from among 1,763 eligible applicants to receive the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) creative writing fellowship.
Among cancer treatments, targeted chemotherapies are valued for minimizing side effects and whole-body toxicity, while delivering damage to malignant cells. To achieve these goals, a chemotherapeutic agent must selectively bind to or target tumor cells or, alternatively, become active in tumor cells but remain inactive elsewhere in a patient’s body. Researchers at St. Mary’s College Find out more »
The Board of Directors of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has elected Robert W. Paul, professor biology, as board chairman at its Oct. 30, 2015, meeting held in Shepherdstown, WVA.
Professor of History Christine Adams recently published the book “Female Beauty Systems: Beauty as Social Capital in Western Europe and the United States, Middle Ages to the Present” (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2015). The book is a collection of nine essays. St. Mary’s College Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black and Professor of History Gail Savage were contributors.
The Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers (MACUHO), Maryland’s regional professional housing officers association, recently recognized Joanne Goldwater, associate dean of students and director of residence life, with an award named in her honor.
Parents who intentionally ignore children’s negative emotions may actually increase their children’s expressions of anger, aggression, and disproportionate emotional behaviors Ignoring children’s emotional outbursts is a strategy commonly employed by parents with a wide range of psychological know-how, drawing on their intuition, family tradition, modeling, or simple desperation. Despite its widespread use, parental ignoring has Find out more »
St. Mary’s College Professor of Physics Charles Adler is the recipient of the 2015 Science Communication Award for best science writing in books from the American Institute of Physics (AIP).
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Assistant Professor of Anthropology Liza Gijanto has received funding for her project, “Cremona Collections Curation and National Register Preparation,” from the Heritage Fund, a joint program sponsored by Preservation Maryland and the Maryland Historical Trust.
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Betül Başaran has received a prestigious institutional grant for St. Mary’s College of Maryland from the National Endowment for the Humanities to direct a four-week seminar for college and university professors in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 2016.