Professor of Mathematics David Kung received the Sister Helen Christensen Service Award by The Mathematical Association of America – Maryland-District of Columbia-Virginia Section. Each fall, the award is given to individuals whose work or volunteer efforts for service are above and beyond expectations. The award is named after Sister Helen Christensen, in honor of her Find out more »
Kristi Tredway, visiting assistant professor of the Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Program at St. Mary’s College, has published a chapter in “The Palgrave Handbook of Feminism and Sport, Leisure and Physical Education” (Palgrave Macmillan UK, 2018). The article, “Judith Butler, Feminism, and the Sociology of Sport,” chronicles the ways in which Judith Butler’s theories of gender performativity have Find out more »
Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Nutt Williams is co-author of the article “Feminist Critique of and Integration With Diagnostic and Therapeutic Treatment Models” in the “APA Handbook of the Psychology of Women: Vol. 2. Perspectives on Women’s Private and Public Lives,” edited by C. B. Travis & J. W. White (2017).
The Spirit of Jazz & Democracy fall residency at St. Mary’s College of Maryland continues on Nov. 29 with a master class on jazz improvisation. The class is free and open to the public. It will be held from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in Montgomery Hall Room 25. Master drummer Paul F. Murphy and drummer and jazz historian Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland, along with trustee and alumnus John Bell ’95, are pleased to announce the establishment of two new scholarships for Harford County residents who have been admitted to St. Mary’s College. The John Bell Havre de Grace Scholarship and the John Bell Harford County Scholarship are two merit-based scholarships with preference Find out more »
On November 8, 2017, five St. Mary’s County high school students were presented with book awards at the 20th annual Phi Beta Kappa Book Award Ceremony hosted by the Zeta Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
Recently, St. Mary’s College of Maryland hosted Math Girls Day at the College’s Schaefer Hall. Math Girls Day runs every semester for middle school girls from Esperanza and Spring Ridge Middle Schools. This year, 44 girls partook in math related activities, and enjoyed a guest speaker and lunch in the Great Room. Alumna Katie Savin-Murphy ’12 who Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been listed among the Top 25 Hidden Gems for Women in STEM by CollegeRaptor.com, a higher education planning tool that offers side-by-side comparisons of colleges. According to CollegeRaptor.com, “STEM fields are the fastest growing career market out there, yet only 6.7 percent of college-going women graduate with a STEM Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland will host the Spirit of Jazz & Democracy workshop, “Jazz is Democracy,” November 15 from 4:45 to 6 p.m., in the Aldom Lounge of the Campus Center. In this session, master drummer Paul F. Murphy, jazz historian and drummer Dominic Fragman ’07, and philosopher Sybol Anderson examine the relationship between Find out more »
On Saturday, Oct. 21 Susan Goldstine, professor of mathematics, led a Southern Maryland Celebration of Mind workshop featuring hexaflexagons. Participants were invited to create their own hexaflexagons (mathematically inspired folded paper toys). Celebration of Mind was developed by the Gathering 4 Gardner Foundation and it is designed to bring people together to explore and enjoy Find out more »