Associate Professors of Computer Science Lindsay Jamieson and Alan Jamieson have received a $5,000 Google CS Engagement Award.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Heather Moon has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant for her project, “Collaborative Research: Data-Driven Applications Inspiring Upper-Division Mathematics.”
Two St. Mary’s College of Maryland professors have received Fulbright Scholar grants for research and teaching abroad. Kenneth Cohen, associate professor of history and coordinator of the Museum Studies program, has been selected for a Fulbright grant for the 2015-16 academic year. Cohen will teach graduate courses in American Studies at Félix Houphoüet Boigny University Find out more »
Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, has awarded a $700 grant to Bradley Roberts ’15 and Sarah Jarrin ’15 to fund their SMP research. Their SMP, a collaborative project with Dr. Brian Mathur of the Department of Pharmacology at the University of Maryland Baltimore, School of Medicine and titled “Targeting striatal inhibitory networks in a Find out more »
Adriana Brodsky, associate professor of history, has earned a $4,000 research grant from the American Philosophical Society in order to advance her study, “Navigating Multiple Diasporas: Argentine Sephardi Youth at home and in Israel, 1948-1976.” With this grant, Brodsky will be able to work in three Israeli archives and at the National Israeli library. Her Find out more »
The physics department, led by Chair Joshua Grossman, was recently awarded a vacuum pump by the Advanced Physics Laboratory Association (ALPhA) and the company Kimball Physics. The pump, worth about $1,000, will enable physics classes to perform advanced physics lab experiments and demonstrations for other courses.
St. Mary’s College Given Oral Histories of “The John Hanson Briscoe Historical Project” Upon the January 2014 passing of St. Mary’s County’s own Judge John Hanson Briscoe (who was also a former speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates), Rep. Steny Hoyer said, “He had a very decisive vision for Southern Maryland and the state Find out more »
MOU Between St. Mary’s College and County Sheriff’s Office Reinforces Commitment to Campus Safety A newly amended memorandum of understanding (MOU) between St. Mary’s College of Maryland and the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office underlines the college’s commitment to the safety of its students, employees and visitors. The MOU, signed Dec. 2, outlines cooperative policies Find out more »
Dr. Lin Muilenburg, Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Studies, was awarded a 2014-2015 Fulbright Scholar Grant to teach in Slovenia. The focus of her project, Transforming Learning with Educational Technologies, is to help K12 teachers and teacher educators to create engaging, student-centered instruction that builds 21st Century skills. From February through June of 2015, Muilenburg will teach undergraduate Find out more »
This past Saturday, during its regular session, the Maryland Legislature passed the state’s FY15 budget which includes funds for an 8.6% tuition reduction for in-state undergraduate students attending St. Mary’s College of Maryland. In doing so, the Legislature adopted a $1.5 million grant proposal by Governor Martin O’Malley expressly for the purpose of tuition relief. Find out more »