News Archive 01/14/14

Major exhibition premieres at McDaniel highlighting illustrations from children’s picture books

“Beyond Words: The Artistry of Illustrated Children’s Books,” a major exhibition highlighting illustrations from children’s picture books, premieres at McDaniel College Jan. 27 through March 6 in the Rice Gallery in Peterson… Full Story


The Hill magazine shines again

The Hill magazine was recognized with a silver medal for staff writing by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the District II 2014 Accolades program. This is the sixth consecutive year the magazine has been… Full Story


Love This Blog for Romance Writers

Eight authors in four states and on three continents from the inaugural class of McDaniel’s Romance Writing Program have launched a blog about what it takes to make a great story. Full Story


Sports Wrap 1-14-14

Men’s basketball and men’s and women’s swimming begin 2014 with wins over Haverford and Salisbury. Full Story


McDaniel names Gregory Dumont new Chief Information Officer

Gregory L. Dumont will join McDaniel College as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO) effective Jan. 27. Since 2007, Dumont has served as associate director of Information Technology at Central Michigan University, where he worked closely… Full Story


Top Stories of 2013

Erich Spioch.
First featured over the holidays, here are the Communications and Marketing staff’s top story picks for 2013 – when McDaniel College marked another extraordinary year. Full Story


Service learning connects students to ideas of religious movement leaders

Not content pulling weeds, sophomore Katarina Winhauer successfully applied for a grant while volunteering with Human Services Program’s community garden in nearby Dutterer Park.
During the fall semester, students in the Religious Studies course, “Martin and Malcolm,” used service learning to appreciate leaders of the past by making an impact in the present. Full Story


‘Fearless and Bold’ author takes students on Jan Term trip through college history

Jim Lightner
Where on campus is the portrait of Blanche Ward, wife of third president Albert Norman Ward? Who founded the college – and why was it named Western Maryland? Where is the Elderdice Theatre, and for whom is it named? Full Story


Jan Term course uses presidential scandal as a gateway to historical inquiry

Richard Nixon
Watergate, Iran-Contra and the Clinton-Lewinsky affair are but a few of the incidents students will explore in Bryn Upton’s class, “Presidential Scandals.” Full Story


CEO’s Jan Term class guides students’ quest for competitive edge

Jed Barnes ’11 speaking to class.
The Center for Experience and Opportunity’s (CEO) director Julia Jasken knows that there’s nothing accidental about winning a Rhodes, Fulbright or other prestigious scholarship. Full Story


Study tours and novel topics highlight Jan Term 2014

McDaniel’s three-week Jan Term 2014 features a selection of uncommon courses on campus and study tours to stops around the globe including England, Italy, France, Belize, China, Bermuda, Wales and more. Full Story