News Archive 06/28/11

Paul Moyer will join McDaniel as new AD | UPDATED

Paul Moyer has been named McDaniel College's Director of Athletics, announced by President Dr. Roger Casey on Wednesday.Moyer will assume his charge of the Green Terror's 24-sport department on July 11. Full Story


Nora Roberts Foundation gives McDaniel $100,000 for research, course development

The Nora Roberts Foundation has awarded McDaniel College a $100,000 grant to help advance research and study of romance literature, establish an academic minor in the genre fiction and launch an online creative writing course in romance… Full Story


Brock Glotfelty named Academic All-American

Brock Glotfelty a senior on the McDaniel wrestling team, was named to the Capital One Academic All-America College Division At-Large first team on Tuesday.Glotfelty, a heavyweight, earned his first nod to the team with a 3.775 GPA as of the… Full Story


Class of 2015 to read about students’ quest for tolerance and freedom

By the time McDaniel’s class of 2015 arrives on campus Aug. 24, the 400-plus first-year students will have already completed their first assignment – reading Erin Gruwell’s “The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher and 150 Teens Used… Full Story


Students awarded scholarships to study abroad

Junior Hayoung Kim and senior Julia Pitt have landed impressive awards to study abroad in the fall semester.Pitt, a Philosophy major from Windham, N.H., received a $2,000 scholarship from College Year in Athens to study with its program… Full Story


McDaniel graduate joins Obamas for LGBT Pride celebration

A 2011 Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude graduate of McDaniel will join the President and Mrs. Obama at the White House on June 29 for the culminating celebration of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Pride Month. Full Story


Raven-less but lively nonetheless

The undergraduate students are gone and NFL contract difficulties are keeping the Ravens from their summer roost, but McDaniel’s hilltop campus is far from dull. With 1,500 graduate students enrolled in summer classes, 12 high school… Full Story


Commencement photos of 2011 graduates posted online

Photos of master’s and bachelor’s graduates who participated in Commencement on May 21 at posted online. A photographer took two individual photographs of each graduate – one with President Roger Casey and a second as the graduate… Full Story


2011-2012 undergraduate catalog now available online

The 2011-2012 undergraduate catalog is now online in a searchable format available at . The 2011-2012 Graduate catalog will be posted online by July 1.Navigation is intuitive with all sections of the catalog… Full Story


Computer Science students collaborate with professor in theoretical research

As hundreds of students drove their packed cars away from the McDaniel campus in May, two Mathematics & Computer Science majors knew their work was not yet over.Along with Computer Science professor Pavel Naumov, Sarah Holbrook of… Full Story


McDaniel alumna heads to Russia with Fulbright program

Robyn Quick ’84, professor and the coordinator of the Theatre Studies program at Towson University, has been awarded a Fulbright Award for her work in intercultural theatre, new Russian drama, the role of women in theatre and dramaturgy in… Full Story


The Hill magazine: your perfect vacation companion

The summer issue of The Hill offers much to amuse and inspire. Learn why we should take comic strips seriously and details of an autumn exhibition and speaker series celebrating their impact on culture. Feast your eyes on our delicious new… Full Story


Students explore delicate balance of wine chemistry

Three Chemistry students are learning that there’s more to producing fine wine than stomping grapes and corking bottles.Already deeply involved in their summer student-faculty research project, George Williams, Eric Liggins and Kyle Hunter… Full Story


Postage stamp for the famous mail-bag pup in professor’s children’s book | UPDATED

Owney, the stray pup who garnered global attention for riding the rails with the mail in the 1890s, finally has a postage stamp of his own. And McDaniel professor and award-winning children’s author Mona Kerby couldn’t be happier. Full Story


Alumna Shearer, nation’s top teacher addresses future educators of the deaf

Since her naming in May as the 2011 National Teacher of the Year, Michelle Meredith Shearer, M.S. ’96, is using her voice to advocate for the teaching profession and public education. Her itinerary finds her traveling from Baltimore’s… Full Story