The Board of Directors of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay has elected Robert W. Paul, professor biology, as board chairman at its Oct. 30, 2015, meeting held in Shepherdstown, WVA.
Professor of History Christine Adams recently published the book “Female Beauty Systems: Beauty as Social Capital in Western Europe and the United States, Middle Ages to the Present” (Cambridge Scholars Press, 2015). The book is a collection of nine essays. St. Mary’s College Professor of English Jennifer Cognard-Black and Professor of History Gail Savage were contributors.
The Mid-Atlantic Association of College and University Housing Officers (MACUHO), Maryland’s regional professional housing officers association, recently recognized Joanne Goldwater, associate dean of students and director of residence life, with an award named in her honor.
Parents who intentionally ignore children’s negative emotions may actually increase their children’s expressions of anger, aggression, and disproportionate emotional behaviors Ignoring children’s emotional outbursts is a strategy commonly employed by parents with a wide range of psychological know-how, drawing on their intuition, family tradition, modeling, or simple desperation. Despite its widespread use, parental ignoring has Find out more »
St. Mary’s College Professor of Physics Charles Adler is the recipient of the 2015 Science Communication Award for best science writing in books from the American Institute of Physics (AIP).
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Assistant Professor of Anthropology Liza Gijanto has received funding for her project, “Cremona Collections Curation and National Register Preparation,” from the Heritage Fund, a joint program sponsored by Preservation Maryland and the Maryland Historical Trust.
Associate Professor of Religious Studies Betül Başaran has received a prestigious institutional grant for St. Mary’s College of Maryland from the National Endowment for the Humanities to direct a four-week seminar for college and university professors in Washington, D.C. in the summer of 2016.
A new study out of St. Mary’s College of Maryland puts us closer to do-it-yourself spray-on solar cell technology—promising third-generation solar cells utilizing a nanocrystal ink deposition that could make traditional expensive silicon-based solar panels a thing of the past. In a 2014 study, published in the journal Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, St. Mary’s College Find out more »
“The Psychology of Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse” is the title of Assistant Professor Scott Mirabile’s chapter in the anthology “But If a Zombie Apocalypse Did Occur: Essays on Medical, Military, Governmental, Ethical, Economic and Other Implications (Contributions to Zombie Studies).” The anthology is a collection of new essays that consider the implications of this scientifically impossible (but perhaps imminent) event, examining real-world responses to pandemic contagion and civic chaos, as well as those from Hollywood and popular culture.
Axelle Demus, of France, Alfonso Rios, of Mexico, and Magdalena Stemplinger, of Germany, have been awarded a Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program grants to serve as teaching assistants in the Department of International Languages and Cultures and take courses at St. Mary’s College of Maryland for academic year 2015-16. While in the United Find out more »