St. Mary’s College of Maryland proudly presents the class of 2021! On Friday, July 14, 2017, SMCM welcomed nearly 300 new students to its campus for New Student Information Day. Incoming students and their parents were able to explore the campus, meet with current faculty and students, and obtain valuable information regarding the upcoming transition. Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Arvind Srinivasan ’17 is one of only six students nationally to reach the finalist stage for the LeRoy Apker Award. This award is presented by the American Physical Society, and “recognizes outstanding achievements in physics by undergraduate students, and provides encouragement to young physicists who have demonstrated great potential for Find out more »
Two St. Mary’s College aspiring science teachers have received Recognition of Excellence awards by Praxis (the test taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by the state). Elizabeth Brown ’17, earned a Recognition of Excellence for her performance on her biology content exam, and Max Flerlage ’15, earned Find out more »
The St. Mary’s Men’s Rugby team, a club sport at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, secured a spot for the 2017 NSCRO (National Small College Rugby Organization) championship held near Philadelphia, Pa., in June. This will be the club’s second run for the championship, having had a strong first appearance last year. “After placing second Find out more »
When student Haley Sieglein ’17 began the semester, she knew exactly what her year-long St. Mary’s Project would be. But after the ART SMP Marathon, the first portion of the SMP where students were asked to complete 20 works in 20 days, “My mind changed completely,” she said. The assignment tasked students to push themselves Find out more »
On May 14, St. Mary’s College of Maryland students and faculty set out for South America on the Andean Summer Study Tour. Led by Dr. Adriana Mariel Brodsky, associate professor of history, and Dr. Ruth Anne Phillips, visiting assistant professor of art history, the group explored the culture and history of Peru. Some of these 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.
St. Mary’s student Mayumy Rivera (‘16) has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese this summer in China. The Critical Language Scholarship is a fully funded summer program overseas language and cultural program, sponsored by the U.S Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
St. Mary’s student Will Schaffer (‘18) has been accepted to attend the General Course at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for the 2016-17 academic year. Schaffer is an economics major and is from Knoxville, Maryland.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been awarded a $97,361 grant, jointly funded by the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program and vCalc LLC. The grant will fund student research and development of high-value, college-level math formulas and data for vCalc.com, a Wiki-based crowd-sourced calculating encyclopedia with over 7,000 calculators and users in over 100 countries. Find out more »