When you think of organic chemistry, what comes to mind? Perhaps structures, properties and reactions? For St. Mary’s College of Maryland Assistant Professor Leah Eller, microwaves can also be thrown into that mix. Eller’s colleagues Shaun Murphree of Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, and Jun Shin of Queensborough Community College in New York agree that microwaves Find out more »
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. Perrin completed his research as part of his St. Mary’s Project (SMP) on “Fermions in Find out 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.
St. Mary’s joins Mary Washington, Towson and others in instituting progressive housing policy This fall semester St. Mary’s College of Maryland instituted a gender-neutral housing policy, in which students are given the freedom to choose their roommates independent of gender, sex, sexual identity, or sexual orientation. Among many reasons, open housing, as it’s referred to, was Find out more »
Associate Professor of Psychology Anne Marie Brady has had the article “Impairments in set-shifting but not reversal learning in the neonatal ventral hippocampal lesion model of schizophrenia: Further evidence for medial prefrontal deficits” accepted for publication in the journal Behavioural Brain Research. The article is coauthored by Katerina Placek ’12, William Chris Dippel ’12, and Shelby Find out more »
Department of Art and Art History Visiting Assistant Professor Ruth Anne Phillips has had an article accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal The Latin Americanist. The title of the article is “Stone, Water, and Mortarless Constructions: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Pre-Columbian Inca,” and it is co-authored with R. Sarah Richardson.
St. Mary’s recognized by U.S. News & World Report, the U.S. Department of Education and The Princeton Review U.S. News & World Report has once again recognized St. Mary’s College of Maryland as a top liberal arts college. In the publication’s “Best Colleges” 2014 edition, St. Mary’s is ranked one of the top five public Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland is pleased to announce Gary Sherman as vice president for enrollment management and dean of admissions. Sherman will join the St. Mary’s College administration on October 7. Sherman brings nearly 30 years of professional experience in the admissions and enrollment management field to St. Mary’s College. He most recently served Find out more »
Omicron Delta Kappa recently awarded St. Mary’s College of Maryland with the Superior Circle Award. Each year Omicron Delta Kappa recognizes Circles (chapters) that meet all the Circle Standards with a Circle of Distinction Award, a Superior Circle Award, or a Presidential Award of Excellence. Circles qualify as a Superior Circle if they meet all Find out more »
Dr. Ian Newbould arrived on campus Aug. 1 to begin his tenure as interim president for the 2013-14 academic year. We recently sat down with Dr. Newbould to learn a little bit more about him. Name: Ian David Campbell Newbould Nationality: Canadian/ British Languages: English, Dutch (fluent), some French Q: What about St. Mary’s attracted you to Find out more »