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.
Pam Mertz, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, published with Craig Streu, assistant professor of chemistry and biochemistry at Albion College, “Teaching Undergraduates Professional Skills” in ASBMB Today, the journal of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The article appeared in the August 8, 2016 issue. Read the Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland landed on the 2016 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Squad while eight Seahawks earned spots on the 2016 IWLCA Zag Sports Division III Academic Honor Roll. The IWLCA released its list of honorees on Friday afternoon. St. Mary’s was named an Academic Honor Squad for Find out more »
Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, recently published Becoming a Great Essayist through the Great Courses Program. Her release includes essays from students and faculty colleagues who contributed. The Great Courses are a series of educational classes offered to “surround the world’s greatest teachers with a team of experts who Find out more »
On July 12, St. Mary’s College of Maryland students, alumni and staff came together to educate themselves on current civic processes and issues—many students wrote personalized letters to legislators, expressing thoughts, concerns, and ideas that they felt were important to bring to light. The informal gathering, called “Let’s Get Political,” provided a space for members Find out more »