March 10, 2020
Congratulation to two students, Ivy Antunes ’20 and Nhu Chau ’20 (both biochemistry majors), who were recently accepted into the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Honor Society. ASBMB selects students who demonstrate exceptional achievement in academics, undergraduate… Find Out More
March 4, 2020
Three St. Mary’s College of Maryland faculty members were recently selected to participate in the U.S. Navy’s Summer Faculty Research Program at the nearby Naval Air Station Patuxent River (NAS Pax River). The awarded fellowships will fund Joshua M. Grossman, professor of physics and physics… Find Out More
February 10, 2020
St. Mary’s College’s Assistant Professor of Chemistry Troy Townsend recently had an article published in the Journal of Advanced Materials Interfaces titled “Bathless Inorganic Composite Nickel Plating: Dry‐Cell Stamping of Large Hygroscopic Phosphor Crystals.”


Townsend and his students… Find Out More
November 15, 2019
St. Mary’s College environmental studies major Erin McPhillips '20 and chemistry major Coleman Welles '20 attended the ninth annual Naval Academy Science and Engineering Conference in Annapolis, Maryland, in November. The theme of the conference was Oceans: Exploration, Conservation, and Extreme… Find Out More
November 15, 2019
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Geoffrey Bowers is the lead author on an article published this week in the Journal of Physical Chemistry C. St. Mary’s College alumnus Randy Larsen ’19 is co-authored on the paper “Influence of Smectite Structure and Hydration on Supercritical Methane Binding and… Find Out More
October 21, 2019
In a special presentation on Friday, October 18, the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Board of Trustees recognized the following faculty promotions.


Promotion to Full Professor:


Betül Başaran (religious studies) joined the St. Mary’s College faculty in 2005. She is a scholar of the Ottoman… Find Out More
October 16, 2019
The Council on Undergraduate Research Transformations Project (CUR-TP) held its third yearly meeting, Oct. 4 - 6, at which meeting participants continued their work on integrating undergraduate research experiences throughout the curriculum. Attending the meeting on behalf of St. Mary’s College of… Find Out More
October 11, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland was awarded its first National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) grant using lead investigator Assistant Professor of Biochemistry Shanen Sherrer’s expertise on circular dichroism (CD) spectroscopy. Geoffrey M. Bowers, assistant… Find Out More
September 1, 2019
St. Mary’s College of Maryland student Danielle Spaulding ’20 was awarded a research grant from the Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research Program for her research titled “Can Glyphosate and Polyethoxylated Tallowamine Inhibit Cytochrome P450 Enzymes?” Spaulding, who is a double major in biology and… Find Out More
August 16, 2019
Kelly Neiles, associate professor of chemistry, Geoffrey Bowers, assistant professor of chemistry, Daniel Chase, assistant professor of chemistry, Amanda VerMeulen, research & instruction librarian, Douglas Hovland, chemistry lab coordinator, Andrew Koch, professor of chemistry, and former… Find Out More