Rylinn Sorini (’16) is a dual major in biology and environmental studies, with a minor in education. Last summer, Sorini began researching the effects of plastics on Eastern Oysters as part of the SMURF program. This year, she extended her research to include three additional experiments on oysters as part of her SMP, entitled “How Find out more »
Undergraduate Research Week (April 11-15), sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research, provides an opportunity to share the impactful and engrossing research of our students. We’re highlighting one new project each day during the week, kicking off with this one by Allison Claytor (’16). Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus Find out more »
Erin Chase grew up in a Forest Hill, MD and became interested in Maryland politics in high school, when she participated in the Maryland Generally Assembly Page Program. Today, she is double majoring in political science and recently presented a paper at the 2016 National Student Conference for Pi Sigma Alpha (the National Political Science Find out more »
Phillip Cappello (’16) is a dual major in economics and public policy with a minor in political science. His SMP is entitled “Legalized Marijuana: An Examination Of The Economics And Policy Implications Of Legalized Cannabis.” Professor Asif Dowla is his faculty mentor. Cappello’s research is intended to guide lawmakers through some of the cost-benefit analyses and Find out more »
Offering students the tools needed to analyze and solve today’s most pressing environmental problems with an innovative approach that integrates interdisciplinary and experiential learning St. Mary’s College of Maryland, the state’s public honors college, announced this week the creation of a new major in environmental studies as part of its continuing effort to expand and Find out more »
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, the state’s public honors college, was one of only six institutions awarded a grant in the 2014-15 award cycle from Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development, one of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The $435,620 award will be distributed over a five-year period and Find out more »
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts selected St. Mary’s College of Maryland student Andrew Tarquinio ’16 for its prestigious, nationally recognized internship program. This summer, Tarquinio is interning with the Washington National Opera (WNO) team in the Kennedy Center’s Development Department. As the WNO development intern, Tarquinio’s responsibilities include research, cultivation, solicitation, Find out more »
By Holly Gonzalez ’15 Many St. Mary’s College students mark the culmination of their education with the completion of a St. Mary’s Project (SMP), an independent research or creative expression project sponsored by a faculty mentor. The SMP allows for in depth study that matches students’ educational goals, and can build off internship, study abroad, Find out more »
Associate Professors of Computer Science Lindsay Jamieson and Alan Jamieson have received a $5,000 Google CS Engagement Award.