News Archive 06/29/10

Hill Happenings


One-time home to College founder gets renovated

Renovation of the old Stone House and onetime home of Fayette R. Buell, where he established a private academy that evolved into Western Maryland College, will create a conference facility and an apartment for visiting scholars and… Full Story


The Hill magazine’s summer issue is explosive

Get ready for a rousing reading experience. The upcoming issue features the riveting story behind the story of Philadelphia Daily News reporter Wendy Ruderman ’91, who wrote a 10-month series “Tainted Justice,” an expose of alleged… Full Story


Student-faculty research moves ahead over summer

While many of their classmates are no doubt lounging poolside, 28 McDaniel students are immersed in 14 summer research projects in collaboration with professors from virtually every discipline.Junior Allison Marriott and Sociology Professor… Full Story


Hoover Library launches new catalog system

In its first major overhaul in nearly two decades, Hoover Library has launched a new catalog system that is designed to make students’ academic, research and campus lives a lot easier.Called Polaris, the enhanced catalog and library system… Full Story


Faculty promoted and granted tenure

Thomas Falkner, provost and dean of the faculty, announced promotions and tenure appointments for Peter Bradley, Peter Craig, Lauren Dundes and Robert Kachur.Bradley, a member of the Philosophy Department, was promoted to associate professor… Full Story


Ravens to roost on the Hill

The Baltimore Ravens launch their 15th training camp at McDaniel College with two practices, 8:45 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., on July 27. Camp ends Aug. 20.Ravens rookies, quarterbacks and select players take part in four practices over two days –… Full Story


Professor Brown retires after 42 years

Professor Michael Brown has retired after a four-decade teaching career but will be long remembered by colleagues and former students alike. Brown arrived at the college in 1968 with a freshly minted Ph.D. in plant physiology from the… Full Story


2014 Grandparents Conference
September 20, 2014, 8:30 am
January Term undergraduate registration
September 22, 2014, 12:00 am
Author Talk: Lisa Van Allen at Hoover Library
September 22, 2014, 7:00 pm
Asian Invasion at Englar Dining Hall
September 23, 2014, 4:45 pm
Sister Outsider Poetry
September 24, 2014, 7:00 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
September 24, 2014, 8:00 pm
S'MORE BBQ FUN at Englar Dining Hall
September 25, 2014, 4:45 pm
Contrast Literary Magazine First Workshop
September 25, 2014, 9:00 pm
Families Weekend
September 26, 2014, 12:00 am
"Buried Child" at WMC Alumni Hall
October 1, 2014, 7:30 pm