Associate Professor of Biology John Ramcharitar presented a poster titled, “Lateral Line – Evoked Potentials (LLEPs): An Effective Tool for Investigating Ototoxicity,” at the Underwater Bioacoustics Symposium in Sarasota, Florida. Student co-authors included Samuel Knecht and James Tomkinson, who contributed significantly to the development and refinement of a novel physiological technique for assessing drug toxicity Find out more »
Associate Professor of Anthropology Julia King‘s book, Archaeology, Narrative, and the Politics of the Past: The View from Southern Maryland, has been recognized by the American Association of State and Local History with a 2013 Award of Merit. AASLH Awards of Merit recognize excellence for projects, including publications, exhibits, educational programs, and other special projects. Find out more »
Kira R. Schwartz ’14 will study German in Berlin this summer as the winner of the College Student Scholarship for Summer Study of German. The scholarship was awarded by the Board of the American Association of Teachers of German (AATG) Maryland/DC-Metro Chapter. Schwartz will participate in the Middlebury College Summer School Program in Berlin, where Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland chemistry students Joshua Olexa ’13 and Greg Trieger ’13 won third and fifth place respectively at the American Chemistry Society’s Speak Simply Undergraduate Research Poster Contest. The contest took place this past April at the 245th American Chemical Society National Convention in New Orleans. Read more.
On Friday, April 12, during an official signing ceremony on the campus of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s Ryken High School senior Jonathan Bland formally accepted the St. Mary’s College Joseph and Kathleen Garner Endowed Scholarship. Read more.
Megan O’Hern, a history major at St. Mary’s College, won first prize at the 2013 Phi Alpha Theta Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, which was held at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, WV, on March 23. Her award-winning paper is titled “The Devil Didn’t Make You Do It: The Puritan Clerical Discourse on Satan in Seventeenth-Century New England.” Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland proudly launches St. Mary’s College Cares, a student-driven, community-service campaign. The St. Mary’s College Cares campaign, which will be an ongoing initiative to promote student volunteerism, will kick off in April, National Volunteer Month, with a goal to infuse 1,000 community-service hours into the St. Mary’s County community in an Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland senior Gabriel Young is the recipient of the Critical Language Scholarship award, a program sponsored by the U.S. State Department that offers awards to undergraduates and graduates who are dedicated to learning a language deemed critical to U.S. strategic interests. This prestigious award will allow Young to study Arabic in Find out more »
Studying abroad, although rewarding, comes with its challenges. Adapting to a new time zone, language and culture are common obstacles, but for St. Mary’s College of Maryland students who studied in The Gambia this past summer, dealing with unpredictable power outages—lasting six to 12 hours a day—was not on their list of expectations. Students did Find out more »
Rebecca Thayer ’15 has been awarded a Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in China for the 2013 spring semester. Read more.