News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland

SMCM had a strong showing in the 2019 annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, the preeminent international science education conference.

Angela Johnson, professor of educational studiesand director of teacher education, and Liz Mulvey ’20 presented a poster based on Johnson’s NSF grant, Centering women of Color in STEM, entitled “Identifying and Studying Universities Where Women of Color Thrive in Physics, Math and Computer Science.”

Rose Young ’20 presented a poster based on her SMP entitled “Parenting and Physics: Supporting Undergraduate Physics Students who are Raising Children.”

Corey Payne, chemistry ’12 MAT ’13, presented “Measuring Self-efficacy and Persistence of Undergraduates in a Reformed Laboratory Curriculum Field Study.”

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