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News Archive 08/06/08

Sophomore’s photo places first in Microsoft contest

Colin Miller ’11 takes his camera with him everywhere he goes, is constantly experimenting with new techniques, and seeks out feedback, even if it’s negative, from professional shooters so he can continually improve his game. His talent… Full Story

 

What students are reading this summer

In the happy absence of assigned readings, students and recent grads have been hitting the books — and blogs — of their own choosing this summer. From Plato, Nietzsche and Shakespeare to Jackie Chan, Barbara Walters and fashion essays on… Full Story

 

Director of McDaniel’s Hoover Library named

Jessame Ferguson is the new director of McDaniel’s Hoover Library.Job one for the former Head of Public Services at the University of Maryland Baltimore County’s Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery is to get well acquainted with students… Full Story

 

Autumn on the Hill

There’s nothing quite like fall on the Hill. The red, amber and golden hues of autumn replace green – except of course for the green in Green Terror. It’s a time to get back to academics for sure, but it’s also a great time to… Full Story

 

Faculty promoted and granted tenure

Four faculty members have been announced receiving promotions and tenure as McDaniel College begins preparations for its 141st academic year which gets underway August 25.Thomas Falkner, provost and dean of the faculty, announced promotions… Full Story

 

McDaniel professors win Fulbright grants

McDaniel professors Greg Alles, Philosophy and Religious Studies, and Debora Johnson-Ross, Political Science and International Studies, were recognized with Fulbright awards for the 2008-2009 academic year.Alles received a Fulbright Scholar… Full Story

 

McDaniel grad students offer reading help

This summer, 74 elementary- and middle-school children improved their reading skills at McDaniel College’s more than 30-year-old Reading Clinic. For the second year, Bank of America provided a $10,000 grant to the program, which is staffed… Full Story

 

Center for the Study of Aging holds inaugural seminar

The Center for the Study of Aging (CSA) at McDaniel College launched July 29 the first of its “Meeting the Challenges of the Graying of America” seminars. Participants from regional businesses, agencies and non-profits attended the… Full Story

 

Festival showcases multi-faceted French cinema

The Tournées Festival, the college’s second French film screening, is being sponsored by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, the French Ministry of Culture (CNC) and the McDaniel College Department of Foreign Languages.The… Full Story

 

Video : Moving in at McDaniel

You can also view the video by visiting it at YouTube, and clicking "watch in high quality" towards the bottom right of the video.Music is "I Hear the Bells" on the album Haughty Melodic, by Mike Doughty. Available for purchase from his site… Full Story

 

 
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
October 22, 2014, 8:30 pm
Homecoming
October 25, 2014, 12:00 am
Holloway Lecture at McDaniel Lounge
October 28, 2014, 7:30 pm
Graduate Open House at Hoover Library
October 30, 2014, 5:30 pm
Terror Trot & Block and Roll at Gill Center
November 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Spring Undergraduate Registration
November 3, 2014, 12:00 am
Fall Open House at WMC Alumni Hall
November 9, 2014, 11:00 am