News Archive 01/15/13

Hill Happenings 1.15.13 to 2.9.13

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


Sports Wrap 1-15-13

Sophomore Andrew Merlo playing basketball
Andrew Merlo, a sophomore from Rehoboth, Del., has been named men's basketball Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 7-13. For the season, Merlo is second on the team in scoring at 12.4 points per game and… Full Story


McDaniel celebrates partnership with Boys and Girls Club

Boys and girls at one of the craft stations at the Holiday Party.
More than 60 members of the Boys and Girls Club of Westminster (BGCW) attended the second annual holiday party in McDaniel Lounge Dec. 6 to celebrate the club’s partnership with McDaniel. Full Story


The Hill again wins gold

The Hill magazine was awarded two gold medals for overall excellence and staff writing by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the District II 2013 Accolades program. Full Story


Faculty accomplishments and accolades

McDaniel’s distinguished faculty have presented and published their work nationally and internationally. Full Story


Sociology posters reflect students’ research interests

Joy Chand alongside her 'Too Cool for School?' poster
Sociology majors recently presented the results of two semesters of intensive work that examined such topics as the relationship between grades and athletics, music preference, parental contact, sleep levels and illegal drug use. Full Story


Scholarship winners for online master’s program named

Winners of 12 full scholarships will begin online coursework toward earning a master’s degree in School Librarianship at McDaniel College. The college received a 21st Century Librarian Program Grant for nearly $240,000 from the Institute… Full Story


Unveiling of Faculty Portraits in Hill Hall

Provost Tom Falkner pulls back the curtains to reveal the new portraits.
Portraits of five distinguished faculty were unveiled in Hill Hall during an afternoon reception held Dec. 12. This new gallery creates a space to publicly honor the McDaniel faculty who have been appointed to endowed chairs and… Full Story


Top Stories of 2012

From a new stadium to a softball championship, from new programs in romance lit to a wine chemistry research group, 2012 was another amazing year on the Hill. Again the Communications and Marketing team had trouble narrowing the field of… Full Story


Online romance-writing grad program wins state approval

Students work on creative writing tasks during McDaniel College's Romance Writing Conference.
Romance fiction received another academic endorsement when the Maryland Higher Education Commission approved McDaniel’s graduate-level Romance Writing Certificate. Full Story


Students explore uncommon topics during Jan Term 2013

McDaniel students on the Discovering Berlin Jan Term trip meet with U.S. Ambassador to Germany Philip Murphy.
Jan Term 2013 features more than 50 uncommon courses, on campus and off, designed to provide opportunities for students to try something new, take on an internship or experience a new culture. One Jan Term is required for graduation and… Full Story