David Rakoff is very anxious. As a defensive pessimist, he’s always expecting and preparing for the worst. For example, as he joked in the writer’s craft talk he gave Friday, April 27 as part of the Twain Lecture Series, he always knows where the fire exits in the room are Read More
On Feb. 6 at 8 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hall, Denis Kitchen spoke about underground comics of the 1960s and 70s. Kitchen is not only a cartoonist, but also a publisher of comics and the founder of the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Students were informed via email that, “His Kitchen Read More
On Monday, Sept. 26 author Jeff Kripal spoke about his book on the link between the mystic and the mutant to an almost full Auerbach Auditorium in St. Mary’s Hall. The lecture was provided by the Departments of English and Religious Studies.
David Ignatius may be best known for writing the spy thriller-turned-film “Body of Lies,” but instead of shallow Hollywood glitz attendants at this year’s Ben Bradlee lecture got an in-depth glimpse of the Washington Post journalist’s adroit analysis of pressing political issues. The Ben Bradlee lecture, now in its sixth Read More
“Differential Ablation of Sensory Receptors Underlies Oxytocin-Induced Shifts in Auditory Thresholds of the Goldfish (Carassius auratus).” This is the title of senior Gordon Michael Selckmann’s recent publication in the Journal of Applied Toxicology (JAT).
Last Thursday, April 1 at 6:00 p.m., St. Mary’s students and staff gathered in St. Mary’s Hall to listen to a lecture given by Bruce Riedel, an expert on political transition and counter terrorism and the former policy adviser to Barack Obama during his presidential campaign. The lecture was sponsored Read More
In her lecture Waging Chemical Warfare on Hazardous Waste: Green Chemistry at St. Mary’s College of Maryland on Apr. 7, Chemistry professor Leah Eller discussed the dangers of radioactive waste and current methods being designed to prevent its further exposure to the environment. Eller presented her talk last Wednesday to Read More