St. Mary’s College alumnus Chris Adams ’11, MAT ’12, was honored with an Outstanding Teacher award for his leadership in the field of mathematics. Adams was among 15 recipients who work in the fields of mathematics and science in Calvert, Charles, and St. Mary’s County school systems who were recognized by Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative Find out more »
St. Mary’s College Professor of Mathematics David Kung was profiled in the Wall Street Journal to coincide with the March for Science on April 22. Kung’s activism is highlighted among other politically active professors from across the country. Kung is quoted as saying, “Science is politicized, especially right now. I don’t think it was always Find out more »
This summer a group of students at SMCM are completing internships with vCalc.com. The site is a crowd-sourced calculating encyclopedia, a “Wikipedia for equations,” Chris Lynch, a vCalc intern, commented. The student’s internships involved coding equations and calculators for a variety of fields of study alongside highly detailed explanations. “We want to make this as Find out more »
On May 9th, 2016 ECON 459 (Senior Seminar: Experiential Statistics) and MATH 415 (Applied Statistics) hosted a joint symposium. At the symposium, student consulting teams presented their findings from research conducted on behalf of local nonprofit organizations. Members of the organizations attended. Pictures from the event can be found on the SMCM Flickr page.
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 »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Class of 2013 graduate Caitlin Kennedy has been selected as a finalist for a 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Thailand. Kennedy will travel to Thailand in the fall 2016, where she will work as an English teacher and a cultural ambassador. A native of Gaithersburg, Md., Kennedy majored in Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Mathematics Sandy Ganzell and Associate Professor of Mathematics Casey Douglas have been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The grant will support a research program for undergraduate students, to be held three summers over a five-year period at St. Mary’s College. The seven-week program is a Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been awarded a $97,361 grant, jointly funded by the Maryland Industrial Partnerships (MIPS) program and vCalc LLC. The grant will fund student research and development of high-value, college-level math formulas and data for vCalc.com, a Wiki-based crowd-sourced calculating encyclopedia with over 7,000 calculators and users in over 100 countries. Find out more »
The unique collaboration between St. Mary’s College of Maryland Department of Physics and the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) is expanding to two additional academic departments, chemistry and mathematics, at the public honors college. Funding to support the expansion comes from The Patuxent Partnership (TPP), which will contribute to St. Mary’s College $180,000 Find out more »
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Mathematics David Kung has released a new video lecture series titled “Mind-Bending Math: Riddles and Paradoxes.” The 24-lecture course teaches participants how to break down, examine, and solve famous riddles and paradoxes through basic logic and math principles.