News Archive 02/24/09

Phi Beta Kappa scholar to discuss coexistence of species

The McDaniel College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa presents “Fugues for Multi-Species Living,” a lecture by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Anna Tsing, at 8 p.m. March 5 on campus in McDaniel Lounge.The lecture is free and open to the… Full Story


Former CIA analyst discusses U.S. policy in Afghanistan, Pakistan

Former CIA analyst Melvin A. Goodman will discuss U.S. foreign policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan during a Great Decisions lecture at noon March 2 in McDaniel Lounge at McDaniel College.The lecture is one of an eight-week continuing… Full Story


Sports Wrap

In men’s basketballGettysburg won a 53-48 victory over McDaniel Feb. 21 in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action. The Bullets (16-8, 11-7 CC), by virtue of Muhlenberg’s 97-90 overtime loss at Ursinus, earn the third seed… Full Story


Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Nicolas W. Proctor, a historian at Simpson College in Iowa, presents the Honors Lecture, “Obscene, Unwanted, and Provocative: My Education in the Liberal Arts,” at… Full Story


MySpace profiles subject of new research

When it comes to revealing personal details about their relationships on MySpace, a popular social networking Web site, men are far less likely than women to mention a significant other and women are more apt to reference love.These were… Full Story


Seniors will give back through Teach for America

Seniors April Curley and Jennifer Beckwith have been best friends since sixth grade in Columbia, Md. They are co-captains of McDaniel’s cheerleading squad. They volunteer at the Westminster Boys and Girls Club. They accepted an invitation… Full Story


Babies bring textbooks to life

As the energetic 6-month-old Liam scampered about Room 109 in Academic Hall and the more reserved Kristina, also 6 months old, lingered among the toys scattered about the floor, the students in Professor Stephanie Madsen’s Child and… Full Story


Theatre students stage ‘Amadeus’

The latest McDaniel College Theatre production, “Amadeus,” drives home a simple, but elusive, message: Covet not thy neighbor – but if you do, be careful what you ask for.“Amadeus,” which is open to the public, will be performed at… Full Story


Honors lecture focuses on liberal arts education

Nicolas Proctor, a History professor at Simpson College in Iowa, will present the McDaniel College Honors lecture, “Obscene, Unwanted, and Provocative: My Education in the Liberal Arts,” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 on campus in McDaniel… Full Story


Professor’s credo on teaching published

“Good teaching does not happen in a vacuum…it is predicated on a caring community of fellow seekers.” So begins a newly published book on teaching by Ira G. Zepp, professor emeritus of Religious Studies and three-time winner of the… Full Story