St. Mary’s College of Maryland, the state’s public honors college, is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features St. Mary’s College in the new 2018 edition of its flagship college guide, “The Best 380 Colleges.” Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year 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.
Karen Leona Anderson, associate professor of English, will have her collection of poetry, Receipt (Milkweed Editions, 2009), featured on Food52’s “Weekend Reads.” In this collection, Anderson transforms apparently prosaic documents, recipes and receipts, into expressions of human identity.
Jennifer Cognard-Black’s anthology, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), has won Independent Publisher’s 2016 Gold Award in the “Anthologies” category. The Independent Publisher Book Awards contest is in its 20th year and holds contests in 80 national categories.
Undergraduate Research Week (April 11-15), sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research, provides an opportunity to share the impactful and engrossing research of our students. We’re highlighting one new project each day during the week, kicking off with this one by Allison Claytor (’16). Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus Find out more »
Erin Chase grew up in a Forest Hill, MD and became interested in Maryland politics in high school, when she participated in the Maryland Generally Assembly Page Program. Today, she is double majoring in political science and recently presented a paper at the 2016 National Student Conference for Pi Sigma Alpha (the National Political Science Find out more »
Phillip Cappello (’16) is a dual major in economics and public policy with a minor in political science. His SMP is entitled “Legalized Marijuana: An Examination Of The Economics And Policy Implications Of Legalized Cannabis.” Professor Asif Dowla is his faculty mentor. Cappello’s research is intended to guide lawmakers through some of the cost-benefit analyses and Find out more »
Asif Dowla, professor of economics and Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts, has published “Political Interference in Microfinance” in the December 2015 issue of Enterprise Development and Microfinance.
Troy Townsend, visiting assistant professor of chemistry, has been appointed fellow for the Office of Naval Research Summer Faculty Research Program (ONRSFRP) at the Naval Air Warfare Center, Aircraft Division in Patuxent River, Md.
Katharina von Kellenbach, professor of religious studies, has successfully participated in a network grant proposal to fund a network of scholars over the next three years. This news follows a talk von Kellenbach was invited to give at the German Film Premiere of Regina: The Story of the World’s First Woman Rabbi Regina Jonas in Berlin in November, 2015.