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News Archive 02/12/13

McDaniel College graduate instructor receives international Teacher of the Year award

Anne Marie Foerster Luu, adjunct lecturer in McDaniel College’s master’s degree program for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Anne Marie Foerster Luu, adjunct lecturer in McDaniel College’s master’s degree program for Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), has been named the international TESOL Teacher of the Year. She is the first recipient… Full Story

 

Faculty-student research on Facebook users to be published

Communication & Cinema Professor Robert Lemieux, junior Sean Lajoie, and senior Nathan Trainor.
The professional journal, Psychological Reports, will publish a collaborative research paper by two Communication majors and their professor that indicates that Facebook may serve as an outlet for individuals who are lonely and avoid… Full Story

 

Hill Happenings 2.12.13 to 3.5.13

A still from the French film The Intouchables.
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story

 

Sports Wrap 2.12.13

Sophomore Jordan Birden.
Sophomore Jordan Birden of Baltimore won the high jump Feb. 8 to lead McDaniel at the Hagerstown Invitational in men's indoor track and field action. The Green Terror recorded a total of seven top-three finishes at the non-scoring meet. Full Story

 

Ridington lecture examines challenges Islam faces

Muqtedar Khan, a professor at the University of Delaware.
Muqtedar Khan, a professor at the University of Delaware, will speak as part of McDaniel College’s annual Ridington lecture at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21 on campus in McDaniel Lounge. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, examines the… Full Story

 

Hoover Library renovation underway

A student sitting at a work station at Hoover Library.
Construction is underway on Hoover’s new information literacy interactive learning classroom, the first project of a planned $3.5 million renovation of all five floors of the library. Full Story

 

Estate gift to McDaniel College to fund student-faculty research

Nancy Gardner Gaston, class of 1962.
An estate gift of $420,000 will soon enrich opportunities for student-faculty research. Alumna Nancy Gardner Gaston, class of 1962, who died April 2011, had bequeathed this generous gift to establish the Nancy C. Gaston Fund for… Full Story

 

Math major presents research at international conference in India

Mathematics major Jeffrey Kane and Computer Science professor Pavel Naumov work on an equation.
Jeffrey Kane’s talent for teaching showed when he used the child’s game of telephone line or whisper down the lane to explain the basics of the theoretical mathematics paper he recently delivered at an international professional conference… Full Story

 

Jan Term class gives students insider’s view of animation

McDaniel students at Disney.
Disney has no secrets from the 20 students in David Petrie’s Animating Life class. In fact, through Disney’s Youth Education Series (Y.E.S.), the students went behind, under, over and through the scenes at Disney World to unravel the… Full Story

 

 
"Buried Child" at WMC Alumni Hall
October 1, 2014, 7:30 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
October 1, 2014, 8:30 pm
Fall Break
October 13, 2014, 12:00 am
Open Mic Night
October 14, 2014, 12:00 am
Mid-semester undergraduate grades due
October 15, 2014, 12:00 pm
AAUP Meeting at Hill Hall
October 15, 2014, 4:15 pm
Graduate Comprehensive Experience
October 18, 2014, 12:00 am
2014 Caregivers Conference
October 18, 2014, 8:30 am
Book Talk at Carroll County Arts Center
October 21, 2014, 7:00 pm