Take me out to the ballgame
Baseball nonfiction course offers new perspective on America’s sport
The lens of baseball
Beyond the peanuts and Cracker Jacks, the old ballgame will never again be quite the same for the students in Daniel Schafer’s “Baseball Nonfiction” class.
Forget the play by play, the crack of the bat hitting the ball – even the long, slow call of “Ssttrrrrriiiiiiiikke!” – baseball has given these students a peephole into Americana. And they are relishing every minute.
“I would like them to develop an appreciation for reading and writing,” says Schafer. “Beyond that I want them to see how a story can be rich and complex and different for everyone observing the same event.”
Science, Technology, Engineering, Math
New STEM education grads spark curiosity, critical thinking, problem solving
Carroll County teachers
Master STEM program
The 21 Carroll County Public Schools (CCPS) teachers who recently celebrated mastery of McDaniel’s graduate Elementary STEM Instructional Leadership (ESIL) certificate program see themselves as classroom catalysts. They spark their students’ curiosity, critical thinking and problem solving skills.
Taking what they learned on the Hill back into their classrooms, they sent their students on quests of discovery, exciting explorations – teachers and students got dirty digging gardens and wet wading in ponds, dotted with paint making starry skies and sticky with marshmallows experimenting with solar power.
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Prominent alum mentors senior on a Wall Street odyssey
Of a lifetime
Julia Wainwright ’16 and Rich Klitzberg ’63 couldn’t be farther apart in their careers.
Klitzberg is the high-powered head of specialty investment firm Klitzberg Associates and Klitzberg Fund Solutions with offices in Princeton and Boca Raton. Wainwright, a stand-out senior Business Administration-Economics double major whose stock picks landed her first place in her investment-class contest, is sending out resumes hoping to land a job on Wall Street.
For seven weeks last summer, Wainwright worked at Klitzberg’s Princeton office with him as her mentor.