Professor of Biology Jeffrey Byrd will soon sing before the pope. He is a member of the Archdiocesan Papal Mass Choir, an elite choir assembled from across the region to sing at Pope Francis’s Junipero Serra Canonization Mass in D.C. on Sept. 23.
Aileen Bailey, professor of psychology, has been awarded a research grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The project, “Stress, depression, and effects of novel antidepressants on excitatory synapses,” is in collaboration with Scott Thompson, of the University of Maryland, Baltimore.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Mathematics David Kung has released a new video lecture series titled “Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes.” The 24-lecture course teaches participants how to break down, examine, and solve famous riddles and paradoxes through basic logic and math principles.
Andrew Koch, associate professor of chemistry, is the recipient of the 2015 Braude Award by the Maryland Section of the American Chemical Society. The award honors a professor conducting outstanding research involving students at a college or university in the Chesapeake region.
Associate Professor of Anthropology Iris Carter Ford has been selected from a national pool of applicants to attend the Bard Graduate Center NEH Summer Institute in July.
Kent Randell, archivist and faculty librarian at St. Mary’s College, has been appointed to the Historic Preservation Commission by the Commissioners of St. Mary’s County.
Sergeant Christopher Coons, of St. Mary’s College of Maryland, was recently named Officer of the Year by St. Mary’s County at the 15th Annual Law Enforcement Appreciation Day in May. The award recognizes law officers for outstanding service in St. Mary’s County.
In the wake of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage issued Friday, June 26, St. Mary’s College Associate Professor of Psychology Renée Peltz Dennison sheds light on the research supporting the growing majority of public opinion on same-sex marriage. “Contrary to what some conservative lobbying groups like the Family Research Council might Find out more »
Meng Su, instructor of guitar at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, is the gold medal-winner of the 2015 Parkening International Guitar Competition, the world’s preeminent guitar competition.
Pamela S. Mertz, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been accepted as a participant in the 2015 PKAL Summer Leadership Institute I in Adamstown, Md.