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 »
Department of Art and Art History Visiting Assistant Professor Ruth Anne Phillips has had an article accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal The Latin Americanist. The title of the article is “Stone, Water, and Mortarless Constructions: Frank Lloyd Wright and the Pre-Columbian Inca,” and it is co-authored with R. Sarah Richardson.
José Ballesteros, associate professor of Spanish, is founder and editor of Zozobra Publishing, a bilingual press featuring poetry and prose by Latino writers. Zozobra is the only Spanish-English publishing company in the Washington region. Read more in this Washington Post article. Books can be purchased as e-books or soft-covers at zozobrapublishing.com.
Professor of Physics Charles Adler presented the talk “The Shadow Knows: Refraction by Complex Menisci” at the 11th International Meeting on Color and Light in Nature in Fairbanks, Alaska on Aug. 5, 2013. The conferences are held every three years, and are gatherings of world experts on meteorological optics, and other interactions of light and Find out more »
Professor of Religious Studies Katharina von Kellenbach has authored a new book, The Mark of Cain, which is being published by Oxford University Press. Using primary source documents, Professor von Kellenbach analyzes the moral and spiritual struggles of Nazi perpetrators after World War II, proposing the biblical story of the mark of Cain as a counter Find out more »
Associate Professor of Chemistry Pamela Mertz was recently appointed to a three-year term as Southeast Regional Director of the Undergraduate Affiliate Network (UAN) for the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The UAN committee has a planning retreat in Bethesda in September.
This July, the Inter-Collegiate Sailing Association is sending a team of seven sailors to the UK to compete against the British University Sailing Association team (the UK equivalent of ICSA). Sailors will compete in the course of five official matches over a three-week-long sailing tour. St. Mary’s College of Maryland senior Joshua Greenslade, and recent Find out more »
Associate Professor of Educational Studies Lin Muilenburg and 2013 MAT grad Abigail Maclean-Blevins received an Outstanding Poster Award at the EdMedia 2013 Conference in Victoria, British Columbia. The accompanying peer-reviewed research paper entitled “Using Class Dojo to Support Student Self-regulation” will appear in the Proceedings of the Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education Find out more »
Professor of Economics Asif Dowla presented a paper, “Bankers to the Poor, Bother to the State — Political Risks in Microfinance”, at the Third European Research Conference on Microfinance held in Kristiansand, Norway, June 10-12. Dowla holds the Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts at St. Mary’s.
Professor of Sociology Louis Hicks and his colleague Paul Kingston of the University of Virginia, have published a chapter entitled “The United States: Changing Recognition of Racial and Ethnic Diversity” in a new book from McGill-Queen’s University Press, Multicultural Variations: Social Incorporation in Europe and North America. The book is the 13th in a series Find out more »