Professor of Psychology Elizabeth Nutt Williams was recently published in the special 125th anniversary section of Journal of Counseling Psychology. The article, co-written by Jairo Fuertes of Adelphi University, titled “Client-Focused Psychotherapy Research,” focuses on how therapy works and what makes it so effective, with special attention made to the client. According to the article, Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been awarded the top Gold Accolade Award in the annual Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II Awards program for its 30-second enrollment video. The same video is also a Silver Winner in the national Collegiate Advertising Awards. The 2017 CASE District II Accolades Awards program Find out more »
St Mary’s College Professor of Biology Robert W. Paul officially took office on January 1 as board chairman of the Board of Directors of the Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay. Paul served as chairman-elect for 2015-16, and now will assume a two-year term as chairman. The Alliance is one of the oldest and well-respected non-profits Find out more »
Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, will offer a three-day writing workshop titled “Edible Essays: Adventures in Food Writing,” March 10-12, for The Iowa Writers’ House, Iowa City, IA. In her workshop, Cognard-Black will ask participants to consider the recipe as a form of familial storytelling and meaning-making all its Find out more »
Professor of Art Carrie Patterson’s exhibition “Light Box: New Work by Carrie Patterson” runs through Oct. 28 at Mary Baldwin College’s Hunt Gallery in Staunton, Va. Patterson’s artwork considers how color, form and line metaphorically measure the human condition as experienced through the body. “I paint to give expression to the experience of inhabiting Find out more »
“Where is the Science in all that Fiction?” was the title of the talk given by St. Mary’s College Professor of Physics Charles Adler at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, this May. Professor Adler gave two talks, on physics education research conducted at St. Mary’s College and on material from his award-winning book, “Wizards, Aliens Find out more »
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.
Asif Dowla, professor of economics and Landers Endowed Chair in the Liberal Arts, has published “Political Interference in Microfinance” in the December 2015 issue of Enterprise Development and Microfinance.