On Wednesday, Dec. 6, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Musician-in-Residence Brian Ganz will continue his popular noontime “PianoTalk” series with a program entitled “Chopin the Student, Part 2.” This PianoTalk will be an in-depth exploration of Chopin’s interest in counterpoint in his later years. Mr. Ganz will discuss and play Chopin’s Canon in F minor and Find out more »
The Chesapeake Orchestra, the resident orchestra of the River Concert Series since 1999, led by its music director Professor of Music Jeffrey Silberschlag, performed by invitation of Har Sinai Congregation of Baltimore, on the occasion of its 175th Anniversary. Har Sinai is the longest continuous congregation observing Reformed Judaism in America. Featured soloists included Jose Cueto, violinist and Find out more »
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 »