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News Archive 02/10/09

Former president’s portrait revealed

A portrait of McDaniel’s seventh president, Robert Hunter Chambers, was unveiled at a ceremony held Feb. 7 in Hoover Library.Chambers served as president from 1984 to 2000 during which time enrollment grew from just over 1,000… Full Story

 

Jan Term study tours

They lurked about the Whitby Abbey, they spied the hometown of Vlad the Impaler and they followed the paths of countless narrow, winding cobblestone streets in their quest to retrace the steps of Dracula as depicted in Bram Stoker’s… Full Story

 

Sports Wrap

Women’s basketball supports breast cancer awarenessUpon the encouragement of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), the McDaniel women’s basketball coaching staff will take part in the organization’s Pink Zone campaign… Full Story

 

Art students revel in new studio

Jes Osrow returned from a semester in Ecuador to find big changes on McDaniel’s campus. First, the junior from Keene, N.H., moved gleefully into the newly renovated Garden Apartments, “the Gardens” as students have dubbed them. Full Story

 

MLK Jr. essay contest and celebration bridge past and present

Inspired by November’s historic election and last month’s subsequent inauguration of the nation’s first black president, local elementary, middle and high school students who competed this month in McDaniel’s Dr. Martin Luther King… Full Story

 

Professor receives second grant for mathematics education program

McDaniel College’s newly established graduate program and national clearinghouse for elementary mathematics specialists and teacher leaders project (EMS&TL) will receive over $338,680 in funding from the Cisco Learning Institute (CLI) to… Full Story

 

Students ready to offer tax-preparation help

Nearly two decades ago, Business Professor Susan Milstein had the idea to enlist her students to provide free tax-preparation assistance as a learning experience and to extend the college’s reach into the community.Since then, McDaniel’s… Full Story

 

Grant to fund 5-college consortium on campus diversity

With funding from a $300,000 Teagle Foundation grant, McDaniel and four other liberal arts colleges will form a consortium to explore diversity issues and develop programs that enrich multicultural perspectives on campuses across the… Full Story

 

Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- The Department of Foreign Languages presents Psyche Williams-Forson for a lecture, “There’s No Place Like Home: Gender and Food in the (Post) Colonial Context,” in… Full Story

 

McDaniel basketball pins Centennial season’s hope on Saturday games

Both men’s and women’s basketball teams face off at Gettysburg on Sat., Feb. 21 in final regular-season games. Green Terror men play at 2 p.m.; women at 4 p.m.Green Terror men (18-6, 13-4 CC) scored a 66-54 win over Johns Hopkins in… Full Story