Troy Townsend, assistant professor of chemistry at St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM), was awarded a $100,000 technology product development grant through the Maryland Industrial Partnerships Program. Townsend will be working closely with Solar Tech Inc., a Maryland-based startup company, to develop a proof-of-concept process to print low-cost and lightweight solar modules from the bottom Find out more »
Assistant Professor of Chemistry at St. Mary’s College of Maryland Geoffrey Bowers recently had an article published in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C titled “Role of Cations in CO2 Adsorption, Dynamics, and Hydration in Smectite Clays under in Situ Supercritical CO2 Conditions.” It is the first paper from a new collaboration involving scientists at Find out more »
Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, will offer a three-day writing workshop titled “Edible Essays: Adventures in Food Writing,” March 10-12, for The Iowa Writers’ House, Iowa City, IA. In her workshop, Cognard-Black will ask participants to consider the recipe as a form of familial storytelling and meaning-making all its Find out more »
Laraine Glidden, distinguished professor of psychology emerita at St. Mary’s College, will be one of three participants in a webinar from the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities on the public health approach to the issue of maltreatment of children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan. In the one-hour webinar Find out more »
Merideth Taylor, professor emerita of TFMS (dance), was recognized with a Lifetime Achievement Award in October by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People St. Mary’s County Branch. The award specifically noted her use of the performing arts to produce positive social change.
Liza Gijanto, assistant professor of anthropology at St. Mary’s College, had her book published, titled “The Life of Trade Events and Happenings in the Niumi’s Atlantic Center” (Routledge Taylor & Francis Group, 2016). The Life of Trade utilizes archaeological and historical sources to address the dynamic nature of the Atlantic trade on the Gambia River. Find out more »
Adriana M. Brodsky, associate professor of history and history department chair, has had her book published, titled “Sephardi, Jewish, Argentine: Community and National Identity, 1880-1960” (Indiana Univ. Press, 2016). At the turn of the 20th century, Jews from North Africa and the Middle East were called Turcos (“Turks”); they were seen as distinct from Ashkenazim Find out more »
In a review on Commercial Appeal, part of the USA Today network, Frederic Koeppel wrote “prepare for some sardonic chuckles and laughs,” in regard to an exhibition by St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Art Sue Johnson. Running through Nov. 11, “Sue Johnson: Home of Future Things,” is at the Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries Find out more »
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 »
Karen Leona Anderson’s “Receipt: Poems” (Milkwood Editions, 2016) received a positive review from Publisher’s Weekly. Anderson is an associate professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.