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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.

September 30, 2021
Visiting Assistant Professor of Mathematics Seth Cowall was recently published in the Journal of Plankton Research. His paper, titled “Data-driven Dynamics of Phytoplankton Blooms in a Reaction–Diffusion NPZ Model,” looks at the causes of seasonal phytoplankton blooms in the ocean, which are a… 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
January 19, 2021
Professor of Mathematics Susan Goldstine has been invited by the Gathering 4 Gardner Foundation to give a “celebration of mind” online presentation at noon on January 21, 2021. She will give a talk entitled “Maps of Strange Worlds: Beyond the Four-Color Theorem” that features a selection of her… Find Out More
January 7, 2021
St. Mary’s College of Maryland Professor of Mathematics David Kung is a 2021 recipient of the Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). The Deborah and Franklin Tepper Haimo Awards honor college or university professors who have been widely… Find Out More
December 14, 2020
Emek Köse, associate professor of mathematics, has been elected chair of the Applied Mathematics Education Committee of SIAM, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, one of the largest and most influential organizations for applied mathematics in the world. 

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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