August 26, 2021
An article authored by Associate Professor and Chair Kelly Y. Neiles (Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry) and Professor Katy Arnett (Department of Educational Studies) has been published in the Journal of Chemical Education and selected to be part of the American Chemistry Society’s Editor’s… Find Out More
July 12, 2021
On July 2, St. Mary’s College of Maryland held its annual St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program, which provides students opportunities to engage deeply in independent research, laboratory, and creative work across disciplines, under the guidance and with the expertise of… Find Out More
April 7, 2021
Professor Pamela Mertz, Associate Professor Kelly Neiles, and Assistant Professor Shanen Sherrer organized and presided over the symposium, “Becoming a Chemist: Integrating Professional Skills into Undergraduate Curricula,” at the virtual Spring 2021 American Chemical Society national meeting. … Find Out More
March 15, 2021
St. Mary’s College of Maryland has partnered with Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, to offer an engineering dual degree program.  The program, considered one of the country’s premier engineering programs, is now in its 48th year at Washington University.

“While the St. Mary’s College… Find Out More
February 24, 2021
Chair and Associate Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry Kelly Neiles, along with colleagues at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, have accepted an invitation from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) to participate in an Inclusive Excellence Learning Community. The award includes $30,000… Find Out More
February 19, 2021
Assistant Professor Geoffrey Bowers, Professor Randolph Larsen, and Associate Professor Kelly Neiles recently published a new scholarly laboratory model for upper level chemistry courses in the Journal of Chemical Education.  The model teaches students about the fundamental skills of a particular… Find Out More
December 15, 2020
To address the national need of professional skills training for chemists and biochemists, seven faculty members of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry authored seven chapters for a recently released American Chemical Society (ACS) Symposium Series book, “Integrating Professional Skills… Find Out More
November 6, 2020
Assistant Professor Geoff Bowers, Professor Pam Mertz, and Associate Professor Kelly Neiles from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry facilitated a 60 minute workshop on November 6 at the AACU 2020 Virtual Conference on Transforming STEM Education, “This Changes Everything.” The title of… Find Out More
July 23, 2020
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Assistant Professor of Chemistry Daniel Chase was recently awarded a three-year, $70,000 grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund. The project begins September 1, 2020, and is titled: “Synthesis and Catalytic Exploration of Transition Metal Aza… Find Out More
July 1, 2020
Faculty from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and the Department of Psychology presented their CUR Transformations Project work at the CUR Virtual Biennial Conference 2020, June 29-July 1.
Three faculty from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry presented at the conference. … Find Out More