News Archive 09/09/14

Hill Happenings 9-9-14 to 9-30-14

Bottle in the Gaza Sea (French Film)
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Sports Wrap 9-9-14

Green Terror athletes Nicole Hill, women’s soccer, and Drew Scott, football.
Green Terror athletes Nicole Hill, women’s soccer, and Drew Scott, football, received Centennial Conference Player of the Week honors for the week of Sept. 1-7. Full Story


Alzheimer’s Symposium to discuss needs of ‘Sandwich’ Generation

McDaniel students walking with
The second annual Alzheimer’s Symposium will offer resources for “The Sandwich Generation,” adults who are balancing concern for the well being of aging parents while supporting children of their own, 5-8:15 p.m. Sept. 29 in Decker Center… Full Story


Olympics scholar demystifies the Games’ host city selection

John Macaloon
McDaniel College Global Initiatives presents “Geopolitics of Olympic Host City Selection,” an interactive talk with Olympics scholar and University of Chicago professor John MacAloon, at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 in Decker Center Forum. Full Story


Events feature best-selling authors on writing

Lisa Van Allen
McDaniel alumna Lisa Van Allen will offer a fiction reading of her New York Times and USA Today bestseller, “The Wishing Thread,” and her soon-to-be-published novel, “The Night Garden,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 22 in Hoover Library’s Wahrhaftig… Full Story


History professor’s first book discusses Cold War era in context of film

Bryn Upton
Bryn Upton often explores historical ideas with his students using the universal language of film, but now the History professor has taken that technique to a whole new level with his first book, “Hollywood and the End of the Cold War: Signs… Full Story


Family Weekend offers window into student life

The Harcum family helps move their daughter into her dorm room during Class of 2016 move-in day.
Family Weekend, Sept. 26-28, is packed with opportunities to cheer on the home teams, meet professors and re-connect with your favorite student over a meal in GLAR or in downtown Westminster. Full Story


SmartTALK features crisis and scandal management expert

Eric Dezenhall
SmartTALK returns to McDaniel with crisis management expert Eric Dezenhall in conversation with President Roger N. Casey at 11 a.m. Sept. 27 in the Decker Center Forum. The event is free and open to the public.  Full Story


From the classroom to real life

Max Vinson in front of the Lazarus United Church of Christ in Lineboro, MD.
Max Vinson watched helplessly as the 160-year-old church next door to his Lineboro, Md., home burned in the early morning hours of Dec. 3, 2013. Lazarus United Church of Christ was destroyed in the blaze, but Vinson’s sense of helplessness… Full Story


McDaniel continues to rank among nation’s top liberal arts colleges

President Roger Casey walking across campus with students.
McDaniel College continues to be recognized as a top liberal arts college and is ranked among the first tier of national liberal arts colleges in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2015 rankings released September 9. Full Story


2014 Grandparents Conference
September 20, 2014, 8:30 am
January Term undergraduate registration
September 22, 2014, 12:00 am
Author Talk: Lisa Van Allen at Hoover Library
September 22, 2014, 7:00 pm
Asian Invasion at Englar Dining Hall
September 23, 2014, 4:45 pm
Sister Outsider Poetry
September 24, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
September 24, 2014, 8:00 pm
S'MORE BBQ FUN at Englar Dining Hall
September 25, 2014, 4:45 pm
Contrast Literary Magazine First Workshop
September 25, 2014, 9:00 pm
Families Weekend
September 26, 2014, 12:00 am