Grad student works to transform Deaf education in India

Graduate student Arathy Manoharan spent her winter break setting up a fun cultural exchange between Deaf children at Bajaj Institute of Learning in India (pictured) and Kendall Demonstration Elementary school in Washington, D.C.
Five years ago, Arathy Manoharan knew nothing about Deaf culture. Now, after an international journey of self-discovery, she is determined to share lessons she’s learned on the Hill with Deaf educators in her home country. Full Story


Community Cleanup

More than 100 McDaniel College students volunteered during the fifth annual Westminster Clean Up on April 5. Full Story


Ridington lecturer examines creation of tribal histories by American Indians

Dr. Harvey Markowitz
American Indian scholar Harvey Markowitz will explore “Lakota Sioux Winter Counts: Visual Art, Performance, and History,” during the Annual William and Edith Ridington Lecture at 7:30 p.m. April 22 in McDaniel Lounge. Full Story


‘United’ highlights campus harmony through diversity

Sharina Taveras Lopez
More than 300 students cheered and applauded as dozens of their peers took center stage – dancing, singing, reciting spoken word and strutting their fashion sense to showcase campus diversity and unity in McDaniel’s first cultural show,… Full Story


Three seniors recognized for history research at regional conference

Andrea Briggs
Of the seven history students who presented research at the Phi Alpha Theta Mid-Atlantic Regional History Honors Conference, three returned to the Hill with top awards. Full Story


Fresh Perspectives in The Hill magazine

In the spring issue you will learn from alumni and faculty experts how the emerging field of personalized medicine will affect our health care decisions. You’ll also discover two new departments: “3 First Jobs” showcases recent graduates and… Full Story


Senior cadet honored with Legion of Valor award

Jasmine McCormick
McDaniel senior Jasmine McCormick is one of only seven cadets nationwide to earn the prestigious Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement, presented at the April 8 President’s Review. Full Story


Finding Jung in Wagner’s ‘Ring’

Spending an afternoon of play-acting the characters in the opera they analyzed are Katya Spitznagel and her horse Maggie with Emily Beeson and mentor Paul Mazeroff.
Emily Beeson and Katya Spitznagel donned their Viking headdresses when they took the podium recently to present their Jungian analysis of Richard Wagner’s epic opera “Der Ring des Nibelungen” to Baltimore’s Jungian Working… Full Story


Capstone offers passport to career and grad school

Deanna Dicello, Ben Shoudy, Kristin Harjes
Meet some amazing seniors, via video, who took a few minutes out of their busy final semesters to talk about their senior capstone projects – the crowning feature of McDaniel’s curriculum, an in-depth investigation of a topic in the… Full Story


McDaniel Theatre students bring ‘Evil Dead’ to life

Evil Dead poster
The curtain opens on the McDaniel Theatre Arts students’ performance of “Evil Dead: The Musical” at 7:30 p.m. April 16-19 in WMC Alumni Hall. (Note:  the show contains explicit language, substantial graphic horror violence and… Full Story


Junior Visit Day
April 21, 2014, 9:30 am
Student Solo Recital
April 21, 2014, 7:00 pm
The Ridington Lecture
April 22, 2014, 7:30 pm
Musician Brandon Stiles
April 22, 2014, 8:00 pm
Larry Hogan: What I’ve Learned
April 23, 2014, 4:30 pm
Quazy in the Quad
April 23, 2014, 5:00 pm
Graduate Open House
April 24, 2014, 5:30 pm
Student Chamber Music Ensembles
April 24, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Dance Company Recital
April 25, 2014, 7:00 pm
Animal House - Decker Auditorium
April 25, 2014, 9:00 pm
Spring Undergraduate Awards Ceremony
April 27, 2014, 12:00 am
Junior Open House
April 27, 2014, 1:00 pm
Children's Chorus of Carroll County
April 27, 2014, 2:00 pm
Children's Show
May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm
Spooky House
May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm
Laser Battle in the Quad
May 1, 2014, 7:00 pm