This 2014-15 academic year, St. Mary’s College welcomes two new tenure track faculty and four visiting faculty. Tenure Track Faculty James Mantell, assistant professor of psychology, earned his undergraduate degree from Millersville University Honors College and master’s degree and Ph.D. from SUNY Buffalo. Mantell was previously a graduate instructor of psychology at SUNY Buffalo. His Find out more »
The Mathematical Association of America’s MathFest is the largest annual summer conference for mathematicians. The conference was held August 6-9, 2014 in Portland, Ore. Alex Meadows, associate professor of mathematics, and Bradley Putnam ’15 presented their paper entitled “A New Twist on Wythoff’s Game.” Putman developed this project during the St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Program Find out more »
The Mathematical Association of America’s MathFest is the largest annual summer conference for mathematicians. The conference was held August 6-9, 2014 in Portland, Ore. Assistant Professors of Mathematics Emek Köse and Casey Douglas led panel topics entitled “Undergraduate Research in Mathematics: How, When, Why Part I-II” and “Project Based Curriculum I-II.” Alex Meadows, associate professor Find out more »
It’s like an Angie’s List for St. Mary’s alumni—a source to find a business or service provider and a place to list your own business or service. This new directory, set to launch in the fall, is the product of a “Topics in Computer Science” class project. The 400-level class, taught by Associate Professor of Find out more »
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Alan Jamieson has been selected as one of 12 recipients of the National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) 2014 Undergraduate Research Mentoring Award. The Computer Science Program at St. Mary’s College of Maryland has been awarded $5,000 for Jamieson’s research with undergraduate students. The gift is sponsored by AT&T. The award will Find out more »
Professor of Mathematics Ivan Sterling, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Emek Köse, and students Daniel Carroll ’14 and Eleanor Hankins ’13 have had their paper, “A Survey of the Differential Geometry of Discrete Curves” accepted for publication by the Mathematical Intelligencer.
Emek Köse, assistant professor of mathematics, and Angela Johnson, associate professor of educational studies, have had their article, “Linking ‘Women in Mathematics’ and Middle School Girls through Mentoring,” published in the January/ February issue of the Association for Women in Mathematics (AMW) newsletter. Also, thanks to the work of Dr. Köse, a student chapter of Find out more »
Professor of Mathematics David Kung has been appointed to the editorial board of Math Horizons, a widely-read periodical published by the Mathematical Association of America. He joins an illustrious group of faculty from around the country to help shape one of the MAA’s most popular publications.
Associate Professor of Mathematics Sandy Ganzell has published the paper “Local Moves and Restrictions on the Jones Polynomial” in Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications, the top journal in the subfield.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics Emek Köse has published a paper titled “Double-Mirror Catadioptric Sensors with Ultra-Wide Field Of View and No Distortion” in the Applied Optics Journal, of the Optical Society of America. The OSA is the leading professional association in optics and photonics, and the Applied Optics Journal has the impact factor of 1.689 for Find out more »