News Archive 03/24/09

For students, Skype is next best thing to being with friends faraway

It wasn’t too long ago that saying goodbye to a friend studying abroad was an emotional and tearful conversation. Now, the parting words often exchanged are, “See you tomorrow.”The newest technologies enable students to keep virtually… Full Story


Service learning benefits students and the community

Melissa Rauschenberg ’10 was initially nervous about working with homeless people at the county cold-weather shelter. She had heard so many stereotypes about the homeless – they’re dirty, drug-addicted, mentally impaired – and she… Full Story


Science majors’ summer research aimed at pollution

Seniors Kevin Bowman and Teresa Tilyou had an opportunity last summer to work with Chemistry Professor Peter Craig conducting research that may lead to treatments for certain poisons in people and the planet.Under Craig’s watchful eye,… Full Story


In midterm exam, students aim to create ‘a buzz with their art’

By traditional mid-term exam standards, Art Professor Linda Van Hart’s assignment to her students in her “Mixed Media Collage: Visual Poetry” course might have seemed curious:“Why write when the objective is to compose recycled wood… Full Story


Foreign Languages department hosts French Day for area high schoolers

About 150 Carroll County students and their teachers and chaperones recently visited campus to indulge in French culture, games and food as part of McDaniel’s French Day experience.Martine Motard-Noar, professor of French in the Department… Full Story


The Hill magazine offers reason to hope

The spring issue of The Hill is hot off the presses with stories about determination, persistence and triumph in the face of adversity. Find out what Roger Young ’72 is doing to reverse the rising trend of premature births. Learn which… Full Story


Senior Honors Art students exhibit their work

The McDaniel College Department of Art and Art History presents the Honors Art Exhibition, “We Put the Art in Smart: The Pretentious Show,” from March 24-April 3 in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall.The exhibit is free… Full Story


Faculty achievements and accolades

Greg Alles, professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, gave a paper on “Joachim Wach’s Unfinished Program” to the Arts of Interpretation Group, affiliated with the American Academy of Religion, in November in Chicago. Last fall, he… Full Story


Sports Wrap

BaseballCatholic scored an 8-4 victory over McDaniel March 10 in non-conference baseball action.Men’s golfKJ Mazurek (Rumson, N.J./Rumson-Fair Haven) carded a 75 March 17 to finish tied for second overall and lead McDaniel to a… Full Story


Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- McDaniel College Honors Art Exhibition, “We Put the Art in Smart: The Pretentious Show,” from March 24-April 3 in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall.… Full Story