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 »
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 »
Kate Shirey, director of career development, was selected as one of 31 Southern Maryland leaders for the Leadership Southern Maryland 2018 class. LSM is designed to develop leaders from the Southern Maryland area for regional collaboration.
David Kung, professor of mathematics, gave the keynote address “Music and Mathematics” to the Panamanian national science and math group at a conference hosted by the National Secretariat for Science, Technology, and Innovation in September. He went on several speaking engagements in October. Among them, he gave the closing presentation at the Shenandoah Undergraduate Mathematics Find out more »
Associate Professor of Computer Science Lindsay Jamieson, three St. Mary’s College computer science majors – Madison Jones ’18, Savannah Bergen ’18, and Jennifer Mince ’19 – and alumna Jennifer Keller ’16 recently attended the 2017 Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The conference is the largest gathering of women in technology, hosting over 18,000 attendees. Find out more »
The Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Transformations Project will kick off this weekend, October 27-29, at The College of New Jersey, where the CUR-recruited consultants and departmental teams will begin their sustained work together for the next four years. Attending the meeting on behalf of St. Mary’s College is administrative co-lead of the project, Christine Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland’s Professor of Music David Froom’s newest work, “Ribbons,” was commissioned by the National Flute Association and performed by six competition finalists at its annual convention in Minneapolis in August. Following the competition performances, flutist Jonathan Keebler, University of Illinois School of Music, performed the official premiere. This capped a busy Find out more »