The Hill Magazine


We aim to inform, educate, and entertain our readers by bringing them the stories of our alumni and faculty while illuminating topics of national and international concern. Rounding out the picture are updates on campus and sporting events, staff and faculty feats, and student and alumni achievements. Class Notes, which give each alumnus a chance to shine, complete our profile of "the Hill" experience.

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Media Advisory: Student Alumni Council Read Across America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2015 Full Story


Press Release: Carol Frost Bothe Poetry Reading

McDaniel College Office of Communications and Marketing masthead.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2015 Full Story


Press Release: Local Goes Global benefit concert

McDaniel College and IMA World Health logos.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2015 Full Story


Students meet with legislators to personalize state aid to independent colleges

Front row L-R: Sophomore Prodige Kikwata of Montgomery Village, Md., senior Erin Giles of Lavale, Md., sophomore Jessica Beall of Westminster, Md., junior Cecelia Cellini of Westminster, Md., Political Science professor Herb Smith, junior John Wontrop of
Eight students from McDaniel College convened in Annapolis, Md., to put a face to the Sellinger Program that provides financial aid to the state’s independent colleges on Feb. 18. Full Story


McDaniel in the News: Model U.N. students in Boston

A group of McDaniel College students attend Model UN conference in Boston.
A group of Political Science and International Studies students from McDaniel along with associate professor Debora Johnson-Ross have made the most of their trip to Boston for the Harvard National Model United Nations simulation. McDaniel's… Full Story


McDaniel 2012 grad starts human rights organization in native Albania

McDaniel alum Adela Kuci '12 with students.
The faces of children as young as 2 or 3 begging in the streets of her native Tirana, Albania, haunted Adela Kuci throughout her McDaniel education and ultimately moved the 2012 grad to start an organization to help them.   Full Story


Students, faculty win grant to study wrought-iron art industry in China

(l. to r.) Carly Weetman, Greg Laslo, Aaron Sampson, professors Qin Fang and Kevin McIntyre, Zoie McNeill and Kent Hu.
It’s the epitome of the liberal arts in action. Six students and two professors with widely diverse scholarship and interests won a prestigious ASIANetwork grant to research ownership and entrepreneurship in the tiehua industry in Wuhu, China. Full Story


Oscar picks by McDaniel’s own Slade and Brett

Cinema professors Jonathan Slade and Richard Brett give their take on the 2015 Academy Award nominees. Don’t miss a single McDaniel video. Subscribe to McDaniel College on YouTube. Full Story


‘The Hunger Games’ opens doors for critical inquiry in the liberal arts

Students in Mohamed Esa’s sophomore interdisciplinary studies course raise their hands in the District 11 sign of solidarity. In “The Hunger Games,” that would have amounted to a small act of rebellion against the Capitol.
The odds are in 20 students’ favor to make connections between the liberal arts and Suzanne Collins’ dystopian trilogy in the sophomore interdisciplinary studies (SIS) course, “The World of the Hunger Games.” Full Story


Popular Romance conference reinforces genre’s ever-growing status

McDaniel English professor Pam Regis.
In a world where happy endings are required, Romance Fiction authors, readers and scholars — English professor Pam Regis among them — have reached a new milestone. Full Story


Bothe Poetry Reading at McDaniel Lounge
March 10, 2015, 7:30 pm
Spring undergraduate recess begins
March 13, 2015, 7:00 pm
Graduate Comprehensive Experience
March 14, 2015, 12:00 am
Graduate recess begins
March 14, 2015, 5:00 pm
Classes resume
March 23, 2015, 8:00 am