News Archive 02/07/12

McDaniel College breaks ground for new stadium

McDaniel College broke ground Feb. 3 on an $8-million stadium project to be named for trustee and alumnus Kenneth R. Gill ’61 and designed by architect Marshall Craft Associates of Baltimore.Construction is set to begin in February 2012… Full Story


Romance author Nora Roberts makes second $100,000 gift to College

McDaniel College has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Nora Roberts Foundation to help advance research and study of romance literature.This is the second consecutive year that the college has received funding from Nora Roberts, a… Full Story


Internship gives student inside view of Latin American businesses

When Green Terror linebacker Diego Weiner is at home in Miami, he spends as much time as he can in court. The junior Political Science major wants to be a criminal defense attorney and can’t get enough of watching his father in… Full Story


Cinema professor takes MPT viewers on trail of historic barns

It wasn’t until Cinema professor Jonathan Slade hit Maryland’s back roads to film his historic barns documentary, premiering at 8 p.m. Feb. 29 on Maryland Public Television, that he realized just how passionately people feel about these… Full Story


Learning to write in the language of major

Behind every great fictional character, set-design or prop, there is a pile of dramaturgical research that helped shape and mold its nuances.The Writing-in-Discipline (WID) courses of the Theatre Department illustrate the need for this… Full Story


French and Political Science studies fuel alumna’s career

In the past year, in her Alliance France office in D.C., Mary Beth Bounds made an exciting discovery – she no longer switched back and forth between thinking in English and French. She was thinking in both languages at the same time.“It… Full Story


Language professor’s new publications offer classroom-tested lessons

Whether it’s a lesson plan or team project, a class chocolate-chip-cookie baking or the aroma of freshly brewed coffee  – if it works in professor Mohamed Esa’s classroom, he shares it with other teachers.In fact, his two most recent… Full Story


Sports Wrap

McDaniel College named 101 Green Terror student-athletes, including 30 first-semester students, to the fall 2011 Dean’s List and five student athletes to the Green and Gold Honor Roll.Among the athletes named to the Green and Gold Honor… Full Story


Hill Happenings

- VITA tax assistance for low-to-moderate income taxpayers, 7-9 p.m. Tues. and Thurs., Feb. 7-April 3; noon-3 p.m. Sat., Feb. 11-March 31; closed March 10, 13, 15, and 17; by appointment only: 410-871-3344. Full Story