News Archive 02/21/12

Seven students represent McDaniel College at Maryland Independent Higher Education Day

Seven students from McDaniel College gathered in Annapolis, Md., on Feb. 9 for Maryland Independent Higher Education Day.McDaniel president Roger Casey and Herb Smith, director of government relations and political science professor,… Full Story


Junior balances two sports, two majors and condition that set career goals

Exercise Science and Chemistry student Kaitlin Mahoney has many reasons for her fascination with nutrition and the medical field, but one hits closer to home than the rest. She has hypoglycemia, a condition resulting from low blood sugar… Full Story


Theatre Arts students present comedy of manners

McDaniel College presents “The Rivals,” performed by McDaniel Theatre Arts students and directed by Gené Fouché, adjunct lecturer in Theatre Arts, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 29-March 3 on campus in WMC Alumni Hall.Tickets are $7 for adults and… Full Story


Award-winning journalists discuss 16-day rail trip across Russia

McDaniel College sponsors an illustrated lecture, “A View from Russia, by Rail,” by award-winning journalist David Greene and photojournalist David Gilkey about their 16-day trip across Russia on the trans-Siberian railroad at 7 p.m.… Full Story


Celebrating Africa features song, dance, cuisine and fashion

Students, faculty, staff and local community guests gathered Feb. 20 in Decker Forum for the second annual Celebrating Africa event. Kwei Maduot-Parek ’12 of Sudan, and president of the Sophisticated Ladies student club, coordinated the… Full Story


Hill Happenings

- Art on View: Paintings by Katherine Mann Feb. 21 in Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. Opening reception 7-9 p.m. Feb. 21, through March 16. Gallery hours: 410-857-2595.- Foreign Film “Seraphine” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Carroll Arts Center:… Full Story


Harvard anthropologist to discuss excavation of Peruvian town

Jeffrey Quilter, deputy director of Harvard’s Peabody Museum, shares his archaeological findings from the Magdalena de Cao Viejo project site in Peru during McDaniel’s annual Ridington Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 1 in Decker Center… Full Story


McDaniel masquerade party-goers step right from pages of literature

A Literally Literary Masquerade hosted by the McDaniel Honors Program filled McDaniel Lounge Feb. 10 with such famous and infamous characters as Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Norman Mailer, the Mad Hatter and even a Yellow Brick Road – all… Full Story


Master’s alumna pens novel as tribute to Vietnam vets

More than two decades ago, English professor Pam Regis handed then McDaniel M.L.A. candidate Sally Sawyer the compilation of her work in memoir writing class and said, “Here’s your novel. Go write it.” Full Story


Sports Wrap

Senior Rachel Walega of Ambler, Pa., brought home her third career gold medal in the 100 breaststroke to lead McDaniel to a sixth-place finish at the 2012 Centennial Conference (CC) women's swimming championship Feb. 17-19 hosted by Gettysburg. Full Story


McDaniel and Center for Naval Analyses host North Africa conference

Twelve McDaniel students had a front row seat at “North Africa and the Sahel: Implications of the Arab Awakening,” a major conference on the Arab Spring organized by the college’s Political Science and International Studies department… Full Story


Students explore controversies and connections of rap

There wasn’t a still foot in 101 Levine Hall as the students in Music professor Robin Armstrong’s “Rap and Society” Sophomore Interdisciplinary Studies class listened to the richly layered sounds of Afrika Bambaataa’s “Looking… Full Story