News Archive 04/07/09

Computer Science major designs robot that solves Rubik’s Cube

When Professor Pavel Naumov offered his senior Computer Science majors the opportunity to design and program a robot for their capstone projects, Shannon Jackson couldn’t resist the challenge.The traditional project of inventing and… Full Story


Professor shows students that the sky’s the limit

Tears streamed down her face as she nervously scaled the ladder for her first trapeze lesson. Standing on the sky-high platform, English Professor Reanna Ursin recalls that she could barely breathe as she eyed the vast open space before… Full Story


Biology seniors to present research projects

McDaniel’s senior Biology majors will present their research projects in a poster session 4-6 p.m. April 20 in the first- and second-floor atria of Eaton Hall. The posters will remain on display through April 24.The capstones –… Full Story


History students’ papers earn awards at honors conference

Two students from McDaniel College’s History Department recently had their work recognized as among the best undergraduate papers presented at the Annual Mid-Atlantic Phi Alpha Theta History Honors Conference at Delaware State… Full Story


Shared secrets range from heartbreaking to hilarious

More than 200 secrets, shared anonymously on the backs of postcards, have poured into the Active Minds mailbox over the past few weeks after the mental health awareness club issued an invitation to students, faculty and staff to unburden… Full Story


Lacrosse seniors remember their time at McDaniel

For senior lacrosse players Matt Daley and Chelsea Ferruzzi, spring on the Hill indicates much more than flowers, warm weather and chirping birds. This spring brings their final undergraduate semester and their final collegiate lacrosse… Full Story


Hobart steps up for alumni leadership

Donald J. Hobart ’62 has been named president-elect of the Alumni Association and will succeed Corynne Courpas ’76 as president on July 1, 2009.An expert in kinesiology, Hobart taught anatomy at the University of Maryland at Baltimore… Full Story


‘Reckless’ set to hit the stage at McDaniel

Caught in precarious predicaments, people instinctively seek to understand the reason for their trials and tribulations. “Why is this happening to me?” is the all-too-common refrain that often leads them on the path of self-discovery and… Full Story


Annual juried undergraduate art exhibit opens

The McDaniel College Department of Art and Art History presents the annual Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Art Exhibition April 7-17 in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall.The show opens with a reception 7-9 p.m April 7.… Full Story


Sports Wrap

Baseball:The April 6 game at Johns Hopkins was postponed to 3:30 p.m. April 13.Jon Zimmerman (Lemoyne, Pa./Cedar Cliff) notched four hits and drew three walks April 5 to lead McDaniel to a doubleheader sweep of Swarthmore in Centennial… Full Story


Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- The Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Art Exhibition through April 17 in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. Opening reception at 7 p.m. April 7. For… Full Story