The St. Mary’s College Jazz Combo/Ensemble, led by Don Stapleson, will perform at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 15, at the 44th annual St. Mary’s County Oyster Festival at the St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds. The festival is home to the U.S. National Oyster Shucking Contest and the National Oyster Cook-Off.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland pianist Brian Ganz will conduct one of his popular piano talks at noon Friday, Oct. 7, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. The talks are a series of informal lecture/demonstrations where he plays and discusses composers’ works to take the audience behind the scenes.
The birds Charles Darwin found on the Galapagos Islands played an important part in his theory of evolution. Sarah Huber, assistant biology professor at Randolph-Macon College, will describe what are today called Darwin’s finches in a public talk, “Song Evolution in Darwin’s Finches,” at 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Schaefer Hall 106 at St. Find out more »
The St. Mary’s College of Maryland library will hold a public book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 4-5 outside its library. There will be fiction, nonfiction, textbooks, and VHS tapes. The book sale takes place rain or shine.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland welcomes Patricia Goldsmith as vice president and dean of admissions and financial aid. Goldsmith will join St. Mary’s College in January 2012, ending 16 years of service at Scripps College in Claremont, California. While at Scripps College, Goldsmith served as vice president and dean of admission and financial aid; vice Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland pianist Brian Ganz will conduct one of his popular piano talks at 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. The talks are a series of informal lecture/demonstrations where he plays and discusses composers’ works to take the audience behind the scenes. This one will concern Find out more »
Dr. Kevin Crutchfield will discuss “The Neurology of Concussion” at 3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Goodpaster Hall 195 of St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Dr. Crutchfield, a 1983 graduate of St. Mary’s, is director of the Sports Concussion Program at the Sandra and Malcolm Berman Brain and Spine Institute at Sinai Hospital in Baltimore Find out more »
The quiet cornfields bordering the Wicomico River have a past filled with politics, diplomacy, and intrigue. In her talk, “Forts, Traders and Traitors: Unearthing the Past Along the Wicomico River,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4, at the Lexington Park Library, St. Mary’s College of Maryland archaeologist Julia King will describe new discoveries she and Find out more »
Students across the state of Maryland have been talking about this year’s One Maryland One Book selection, “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” by Sherman Alexie. At 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in the St. Mary’s College of Maryland library, Brandi Stanton, adjunct professor, will discuss it and the controversy surrounding it in “Words are Find out more »
Latin America is no stranger to brutality incited by politics. John Green, an expert on political violence there, will talk about “Political Murder in Latin America and the Conflicted Roles of the United States” at 8:15 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26, in Cole Cinema at St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Campus Center. Green is a visiting Find out more »