When you think of organic chemistry, what comes to mind? Perhaps structures, properties and reactions? For St. Mary’s College of Maryland Assistant Professor Leah Eller, microwaves can also be thrown into that mix. Eller’s colleagues Shaun Murphree of Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, and Jun Shin of Queensborough Community College in New York agree that microwaves Find out more »
Professor of Art Sue Johnson’s one-person exhibition, “American Dreamscape,” opens at the Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University on Oct. 3. Johnson will give a lecture on the exhibition, starting at 6 p.m., immediately followed by the opening reception. American Dreamscape features mixed media work by Johnson, whose work is grounded in the genres of the still Find out more »
Associate Professor of Art History Cristin Cash has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Mary Nohl Fund of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation for her exhibition, “First Person: Independent Voices in Contemporary Cuban Art,” opening Jan. 15, 2014, at the Layton Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design.
Associate Professor of Economics Russell Rhine has been awarded an external grant to finance his Lectures on Liberty speaking series for the fall of 2013 and the spring of 2014.
Assistant Professor Leonard Cruz will perform in Sally Silvers’ production of “Surprise Every Time a Two-Day Festival of Live Choreography” at the Roulette Theater in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Sept. 28 and 29th.
Three poems by Visiting Assistant Professor Richard Abrams appear in the summer 2013 issue of Western Humanities Review.
Associate Professor of Mathematics Alex Meadows has had the article “Chomp in Disguise,” coauthored by Andrew MacLaughlin ’09, published in the College Mathematics Journal.
Associate Professor Katy Arnett’s co-edited volume, “Minority Populations in Canadian Second Language Education,” has been published by Multilingual Matters. In addition to editing duties, Arnett wrote a chapter for the book, examining the practice of exempting students with learning disabilities from French study in Canada.
Associate Professor of Psychology Anne Marie Brady has had the article “Impairments in set-shifting but not reversal learning in the neonatal ventral hippocampal lesion model of schizophrenia: Further evidence for medial prefrontal deficits” accepted for publication in the journal Behavioural Brain Research. The article is coauthored by Katerina Placek ’12, William Chris Dippel ’12, and Shelby Find out more »
Associate Professor of Chemistry Pamela Mertz presented a poster coauthored by Assistant Professor Craig Streu for the ASBMB Symposium “Student-Centered Education in the Molecular Life Sciences” in Seattle, WA, on Aug. 5. The presentation was titled “The Two-Semester Biochemistry Lab Experience at St. Mary’s College of Maryland: Laying a Foundation in Semester One and Building a Community of Find out more »