The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts selected St. Mary’s College of Maryland student Andrew Tarquinio ’16 for its prestigious, nationally recognized internship program. This summer, Tarquinio is interning with the Washington National Opera (WNO) team in the Kennedy Center’s Development Department. As the WNO development intern, Tarquinio’s responsibilities include research, cultivation, solicitation, Find out more »
Professor of Economics and chair of the Department of Economics Russell Rhine recently received a $4,500 grant from the Charles Koch Foundation to fund the “Lectures on Liberty” speaker series. The Charles Koch Foundation is a non-profit organization supporting research and education programs that support the study of free society and societal well-being. In higher education, Find out more »
This semester brought a new course to the Economics Department. “Valuation in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics” is an experimental survey and statistics class that economics majors could take to fulfill their 400-level capstone experience. One of the motivations for introducing the course into the curriculum, says Dr. Amy Henderson, assistant professor of economics and Find out more »
Three St. Mary’s economists have been accepted in American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Women in the Economics Profession (CSWEP) mentoring program. Assistant Professors of Economics Amy Henderson, Shizuka Nishikawa and Jia Xu will participate in a two day program designed to provide mentoring and networking opportunities for junior faculty at teaching-oriented institutions.
Ho Nguyen has taught at St. Mary’s College of Maryland since 1979. He was a full-time economics professor until 2008, when he began working part-time as the director of Asia Initiatives at St. Mary’s, a program which assists students in studying and interning in Asia. 1) Why did you decide to teach at St. Mary’s? Find out more »
Associate Professor of Economics Russell Rhine has been awarded an external grant to finance his Lectures on Liberty speaking series for the fall of 2013 and the spring of 2014.
Professor of Economics Asif Dowla presented a paper, “Bankers to the Poor, Bother to the State — Political Risks in Microfinance”, at the Third European Research Conference on Microfinance held in Kristiansand, Norway, June 10-12. Dowla holds the Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts at St. Mary’s.
The Center for the Study of Democracy, the Department of Economics, and the Economics Club at St. Mary’s College will host “A Discussion of U.S. Policies on International Trade, Liberalism and Human Rights,” a two-part lecture series that will address the role of international trade in helping to fix the U.S. economy. On Tuesday, March Find out more »