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.
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.”
Allison Griffin ’14 , Katie McGinnis ’14, Sam Hirsh ’16, Utsav Gyawali ’14, Keighly Bradbrook ’14 and Hannah Dantrassy ’14 attended the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, the premier international conference in neuroscience, on November 15-19 to present their SMP research. Abstracts of their poster presentations can be found here, here and here.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland anthropology professor Julia King and her student crew members discovered a 17th-century signet ring with the initials “CC,” believed to be that of Charles Calvert, Third Lord Baltimore. King and her students found the artifact during a six-week excavation this summer at the Zekiah Fort, located in Waldorf, Md. “If Find out more »
If you are thinking about getting married, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Assistant Professor of Psychology Renée Peltz Dennison would like to offer this advice: be very clear beforehand about what your expectations are for marriage. In Dennison’s recent study, “The Role of Couple Discrepancies in Cognitive and Behavioral Egalitarianism in Marital Quality,” she and colleagues Brian Find out more »
Professor Karen Crawford of the biology department was published in the March 2014 issue of Nature Protocols, an online journal of laboratory protocols for bench researchers, and was awarded the publication’s cover shot. Featured was a paper that she co-authored during her sabbatical, entitled “Optimized Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum) Husbandry, Breeding, Metamorphosis, Transgenesis and Tamoxifen-mediated Recombination.” With a Find out more »