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The Mathematics and Computer Science programs at St. Mary’s introduce students to the many levels of the miraculous world of mathematics and technology.

July 17, 2020
Professor of Mathematics David Kung was featured on WRAL's Evening News for Charlotte, North Carolina, on Wednesday, July 15. He spoke about the math behind the coronavirus. In March, Kung teamed up with The Great Courses to create a 15-minute video helping to explain the spread of the coronavirus… Find Out More
June 9, 2020
The Center for the Study of Democracy will present a virtual panel featuring St. Mary's College of Maryland scientists on the St. Mary’s County COVID-19 Scientific Advisory Group and the St. Mary’s County Health Department to discuss public health issues including COVID-19 on Wednesday, June 24,… Find Out More
May 20, 2020
Dave Kung, professor of mathematics, has a new book, “What Could They Possibly Be Thinking!?!,” available through the Mathematical Association of America.

The book, written by Kung and colleague Natasha Speer (associate professor of mathematics at the University of Maine) explores student… Find Out More
April 27, 2020
Associate Professor of Biology Kevin Emerson has jump-started a campus-wide initiative at St. Mary’s College of Maryland to provide the St. Mary’s County Health Department with essential supplies for medical personnel working the front lines to care for those infected with COVID-19 and to help stem… Find Out More
February 26, 2020
Associate Professor of Mathematics Emek Köse was recently appointed chair of the student chapters committee of the Association of Women in Mathematics (AWM.) Her two-year term began earlier this month. The AWM is a leading society for women in the mathematical sciences and is one of the societies… Find Out More
September 11, 2019
Associate Professors Emek Köse (math) and Amy Henderson (economics) together published a chapter in a volume titled “Mathematics for Social Justice: Resources for the College Classroom.”

Edited by Gizem Karaali and Lily S. Khadjavi, this volume “aims to support college instructors who wish to… Find Out More
August 23, 2019
Professors Samantha Elliot (biology) and Emek Kose (math), along with alumna Anna Steinfeld ’17 and two other collaborators, published “Modeling the Stem Cell Hypothesis: Investigating the Effects of Cancer Stem Cells and TGF−β on Tumor Growth” in AIMS Press.

The article proposes a mathematical… Find Out More
August 22, 2019
St. Mary’s College Alumna Lynsey Hayden ’08 MAT ’09 has been recognized by the Maryland Council of Teachers of Mathematics with the Outstanding Mathematics Educator Award in the Elementary Teacher category. The award is given to one mathematics teacher in each category – Beginning Teacher,… Find Out More
July 23, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Provost and Dean of Faculty Michael Wick announced two awardees of the Steven Muller Distinguished Professorships: Susan Goldstine, professor of mathematics, has been named the Steven Muller Distinguished Professor in the Sciences, and Lisa Scheer, professor of art,… Find Out More
June 27, 2019
For eight weeks this summer, eight students and their faculty mentors participated in the annual St. Mary’s Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) program. SURF provides students opportunities to engage deeply in independent research, laboratory, and creative work across disciplines, including… Find Out More