Paige Dansberger works at the Three Oaks homeless shelter in Lexington Park. Her current internship evolved from volunteer work that started in late March. Now her time there revolves around the small, 16’ by 20’ garden she helped build on its property. Her internship will last for 11 weeks this summer, and on her days Find out more »
Chosen as a wildcard team, the SMCM men’s rugby team made it to the final round of NSCRO 7’s Championship. After defeating strong opponents from Franklin and Marshall College, Ithaca College, Claremont College, the team made it to the semi-finals to face Susquehanna University. SMCM defeated Susquehanna with a score of 17-12, and thus went Find out more »
On May 25, 2016, the Department of Public Safety at St. Mary’s College of Maryland (SMCM) hosted a training workshop provided by Pathfinders for Autism. The workshop, attended by first responders from across the state, taught how to address situations involving persons with Autism Spectrum Disorders and other Intellectual or Development Disabilities (ASD/I/DD).The program holds Find out more »
For the first time in its history, the men’s rugby team, a club sport at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, is one of eight teams selected to play in the national small college championship in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, beginning June 4. The other qualifying teams are from Babson College, Louisiana State University – Alexandria, New Mexico Find out more »
Laine Doggett, professor of international languages and cultures (French), has a new book: “Founding Feminisms in Medieval Studies: Essays in Honor of E. Jane Burns” (D.S. Brewer, 2016). Doggett joined the St. Mary’s faculty in 2003.
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 »
“Where is the Science in all that Fiction?” was the title of the talk given by St. Mary’s College Professor of Physics Charles Adler at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, this May. Professor Adler gave two talks, on physics education research conducted at St. Mary’s College and on material from his award-winning book, “Wizards, Aliens Find out more »
Hannah Lewis, a physics major who graduates this year, has been awarded one of the most highly selective merit graduate fellowships in the nation. The Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia selected Hannah as one of 12 Jefferson Fellows to receive full funding to pursue graduate studies in the Graduate School of Arts Find out more »
Kelly Neiles, assistant professor of chemistry, and Ivy Todd (‘16) published the paper “Establishing the Validity of Using Network Analysis Software for Measuring Students’ Mental Storage of Chemistry Concepts” in the Journal of Chemical Education. The paper covers two studies that introduce a novel method for investigating students’ structural knowledge of chemistry topics using a program called Pathfinder.