In its second year, participation in the microinternship program at St. Mary’s College of Maryland doubled. The program, coordinated by the Career Development Center, is a highly interactive career exploration program that connects students with alumni for a 1-2-day job shadow. Microinternships serve as a way for students to receive hands-on experience in a Find out more »
Recent St. Mary’s College graduate Alison Curry ’16 (double major history and anthropology) is continuing her work first begun as a St. Mary’s Project on the remembrance of Jewish material culture in Poland, specifically focusing on Jewish cemeteries and mezuzah impressions (the marks left on the doorposts from the removal of mezuzot). Curry is currently Find out more »
Gideon Singer ’13 (anthropology) has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to Australia in anthropology from the U.S. Dept. of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Singer will be conducting an ethnographic project investigating electronic waste and sustainable practices in Adelaide, South Australia. Singer is currently a PhD candidate in anthropology Find out more »
The 2015 International Sailing Federation Team Racing World Championship came to a close with a dominant USA team heading home with two Division titles. Three St. Mary’s College Seahawks made up fifty percent of the USA1 team that streaked ahead of the competition to finish in the top spot and take home the Gold. Alumni Find out more »
Having just graduated from St. Mary’s College of Maryland, Cyrus Chimento, Graham Martin-Poteet and Keene Kelderman embark on May 20 for a cross-country cycling trip. They leave from Washington, DC with a goal to reach Seattle, Washington by July 15. They are dedicating their ride, branded “Gear Up for a Greener Earth” to promoting environmental Find out more »
Allison Griffin ’14 , Katie McGinnis ’14, Sam Hirsh ’16, Utsav Gyawali ’14, Keighly Bradbrook ’14 and Hannah Dantrassy ’14 attended the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, the premier international conference in neuroscience, on November 15-19 to present their SMP research. Abstracts of their poster presentations can be found here, here and here.
Jordan Gaines Lewis ’11 was recently awarded the 2014 Science Journalism Student Award from the Society for Neuroscience. Lewis is a popular science writer currently working towards her Ph.D. in neuroscience at Pennsylvania State University.
Emma Sullivan ’13 recently had an article published in the Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, a peer-reviewed psychology journal. The article, based off research Emma conducted for her St. Mary’s project, explored the college students’ changing perceptions of individuals with disabilities. The study examined the relationship between members of college swim teams and special Olympic swimmers, Find out more »
Mariel Saez ’10 was recently promoted to the position of national press secretary for Congressman Steny Hoyer. Saez began her career with Steny Hoyer as an intern. After graduating from St. Mary’s, Saez worked as a press assistant and researcher for Hoyer and most recently served as his state press secretary. Hoyer praised Saez’s work: Find out more »
Lindsey Siferd ’13 recently had her poem “Hurricane Man” published in The Montucky Review, an online poetry publication that features both established and novice writers. Siferd gave thanks to her professors: “I’m so lucky that I had all of you as professors and mentors, who encouraged and helped my writing along the way.”