News Archive 02/03/15

Sports Wrap 2-3-15

Alyssa March - McDaniel College
McDaniel women’s basketball (19-1, 12-1 CC) became the first team to clinch a berth in the conference tournament Jan. 31 with three full weeks to play in the regular season after a 63-52 Centennial Conference (CC) victory over Muhlenberg. Full Story


Hill Happenings 2-3-15 to 2-24-15

Filmmaker Byron Hurt
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Foreign Film Festival features a film each Friday in February

Film Lovers in Carroll County (FLICC) presents the 12th annual Foreign Film Festival, sponsored by McDaniel College, at the Carroll County Arts Center (CCAC) on Fridays in February. Full Story


Music professor gives gospel classical treatment

Music professor Glenn Caldwell
Professor of Music Glenn Caldwell spent the fall semester on sabbatical practicing the talents that make him so effective in Levine Hall classrooms – composing, arranging and conducting. The time off from teaching responsibilities also gave… Full Story


Communication expert explains net neutrality

McDaniel College Communication professor Robert Trader.
With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) expected to make a decision about net neutrality by the end of February, Communication professor Robert Trader explains what the buzz is about. Full Story


Alum’s first novel debuts to high praise

Christopher Scotton, a 1983 alumnus of McDaniel, author of The Secret Wisdom of the Earth.
Not many first time authors have their work reviewed by the New York Times or are interviewed on National Public Radio. But Christopher Scotton, a 1983 alumnus of McDaniel, achieved both with his debut novel, “The Secret Wisdom of the… Full Story


Learning to crochet helps students understand hyperbolic geometry

McDaniel Mathematics professor Ben Steinhurst with students.
The intersection of hyperbolic geometry and crochet provided that incredible “aha” moment for every one of Mathematics professor Ben Steinhurst’s 10 students. Full Story


McDaniel chemistry students teach Berkeley archeology students via Skype

Senior Garrett Schey (left), and adjunct professor Steve Robertson (right) are in the instrumental lab with sophomore Brandon Creyer, holding the crock they used to show University of California Berkeley archeology students via Skype how to analyze wine r
McDaniel wine chemistry students ventured into the future using Skype to help University of California Berkeley archeology students understand the past through analysis of wine residues in ancient artifacts. Full Story


Research lands Biology students on a professional stage

Senior Meghan Sturgill checks the floating arenas she and junior Josh Viar designed to study the ecological role of dragonfly larvae in ponds for their student-faculty research project.
Braving heat, mud and bugs that bite, Meghan Sturgill and Josh Viar researched the ecological role of dragonfly larvae in ponds using the floating arenas and field-worthy research methods they designed in Biology professor Molly Jacobs’ lab. 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