July 4, 2022
Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Shanen M. Sherrer participated in the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC) Summer Institute June 9-11, 2022 at the University of North Carolina Asheville. This year’s summer institute focused on women faculty in STEM and Sherrer made notable… Find Out More
May 24, 2022
Associate Professor of Chemistry Troy Townsend ’07 was named a 2022 Maryland Outstanding Young Scientist by the Maryland Academy of Sciences and the Maryland Science Center. Townsend was honored at a ceremony May 11 at the Maryland Science Center in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor.

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April 13, 2022
Nine St. Mary’s College of Maryland chemistry and biochemistry students presented their original research at two national conferences this spring: the National American Chemistry Society (ACS) conference in San Diego, Calif., and the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB)… Find Out More
March 23, 2022

 Associate Professor of Chemistry Troy Townsend '07 recently had an article published in the Journal of ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces titled “Room Temperature Postannealing Reduction via Aqueous Sodium Borohydride and Composition Optimization of Fully Solution Processed Indium Tin Oxide … Find Out More
March 23, 2022
Professor of Biochemistry Pamela Mertz published an article in the March issue of ASBMB Today, “Lonely Science,” with co-authors Swati Agrawal and Marilee Benson, which highlights the impact of the pandemic on the careers of women scientists. Work and work-life boundaries were disrupted for many… Find Out More
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