Two St. Mary’s College aspiring science teachers have received Recognition of Excellence awards by Praxis (the test taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by the state). Elizabeth Brown ’17, earned a Recognition of Excellence for her performance on her biology content exam, and Max Flerlage ’15, earned Find out more »
Hannah Lewis, a physics major who graduates this year, has been awarded one of the most highly selective merit graduate fellowships in the nation. The Jefferson Scholars Foundation at the University of Virginia selected Hannah as one of 12 Jefferson Fellows to receive full funding to pursue graduate studies in the Graduate School of Arts Find out more »
You would not know it from looking at him, but this year’s valedictorian, Matthew Flyr, is a survivor. Matt was born with Craniosynostosis, a condition in which the bones of an infant’s skull fuse prematurely. The fusing can compress the brain and cause significant impairment or death, if not treated with surgery. Thankfully, Matt was Find out more »
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 College students and alumni are engaged in incredible work to promote a healthier planet. This Earth Day, we’re spotlighting this through the work of Paul Stysley ’99 and Marissa Golison ’16. If you drive by the St. Andrews Landfill in California, Md., you will not see any dump trucks or backhoes busily burying Find out more »
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.
Max Ashley is now a junior at St. Mary’s College majoring in applied physics and minoring in math. He is working in Professor Michelle Milne’s lab, helping to develop a new ultrasound technique that could revolutionize diagnostic heart imaging. If successful, the tool will allow doctors to diagnose heart abnormalities or deformities faster and cheaper Find out more »
Rylinn Sorini (’16) is a dual major in biology and environmental studies, with a minor in education. Last summer, Sorini began researching the effects of plastics on Eastern Oysters as part of the SMURF program. This year, she extended her research to include three additional experiments on oysters as part of her SMP, entitled “How Find out more »
Undergraduate Research Week (April 11-15), sponsored by the Council on Undergraduate Research, provides an opportunity to share the impactful and engrossing research of our students. We’re highlighting one new project each day during the week, kicking off with this one by Allison Claytor (’16). Earlier this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus Find out more »
Erin Chase grew up in a Forest Hill, MD and became interested in Maryland politics in high school, when she participated in the Maryland Generally Assembly Page Program. Today, she is double majoring in political science and recently presented a paper at the 2016 National Student Conference for Pi Sigma Alpha (the National Political Science Find out more »