Kelly Neiles, assistant professor of chemistry, and Ivy Todd (‘16) published the paper “Establishing the Validity of Using Network Analysis Software for Measuring Students’ Mental Storage of Chemistry Concepts” in the Journal of Chemical Education. The paper covers two studies that introduce a novel method for investigating students’ structural knowledge of chemistry topics using a program called Pathfinder.
Karen Leona Anderson, associate professor of English, will have her collection of poetry, Receipt (Milkweed Editions, 2009), featured on Food52’s “Weekend Reads.” In this collection, Anderson transforms apparently prosaic documents, recipes and receipts, into expressions of human identity.
Jennifer Cognard-Black’s anthology, From Curlers to Chainsaws: Women and Their Machines (Michigan State University Press, 2016), has won Independent Publisher’s 2016 Gold Award in the “Anthologies” category. The Independent Publisher Book Awards contest is in its 20th year and holds contests in 80 national categories.
St. Mary’s student Mayumy Rivera (‘16) has been awarded a Critical Language Scholarship to study Chinese this summer in China. The Critical Language Scholarship is a fully funded summer program overseas language and cultural program, sponsored by the U.S Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
St. Mary’s student Will Schaffer (‘18) has been accepted to attend the General Course at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) for the 2016-17 academic year. Schaffer is an economics major and is from Knoxville, Maryland.