News Archive 09/02/13

McDaniel welcomes Class of 2017 in traditional style

The morning of Aug. 21 brought with it a fleet of vehicles filled to the brim with members of the Class of 2017 and their belongings. Thus, this 463-member class, among one of the largest incoming classes in McDaniel history, began their… Full Story


Washington Monthly names McDaniel to America’s Best-Bang-for-the-Buck Colleges

McDaniel ranks #13 — out of 70 liberal arts institutions – in Washington Monthly’s 2013 "Best-Bang-for-the-Buck" rankings, an exclusive list of colleges in America that do the best job of helping non-wealthy students attain marketable… Full Story


Grad student’s writing project earns invitation from the White House

Graduate student Sarah Morrissett '95, M.S. '00 and Congressman John Lewis are surrounded with Civil Rights Movement memorabilia in his D.C. office.
Research for a graduate class at McDaniel led Sarah Morrissett ’95, M.S. ’00 to a front-row seat as an invited guest of the White House at the Aug. 28 50th anniversary commemoration of Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream”… Full Story


Women’s soccer team gives their cleats, gear to Costa Rican opponents

Men's and women's soccer teams prepare to zipline down a volcano overlooking Lake Arenal in Costa Rica.
When the men’s and women’s soccer teams traveled to Costa Rica this summer, they experienced more than just a tropical vacation. Competing against local teams provided the student athletes with an unplanned community service opportunity… Full Story


First-ever night game Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. in Gill Stadium

Kenneth R. Gill stadium under the lights at night.
Drive-in tailgating is uniquely McDaniel and deserving of swagger. The Green Terror football team will make history under the lights on Sat., Sept. 7, with a 7 p.m. kickoff against Catholic University. Full Story


Hill Happenings 9-3-13 to 9-24-13

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Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Decorate your holiday tree with McDaniel ornaments

McDaniel College landmark holiday ornaments.
Two McDaniel College landmarks are available as holiday ornaments thanks to the GFWC’s Woman’s Club of Westminster. Full Story


A Day for Book Lovers features Martin Luther King-years author

The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement
McDaniel College and the Friends of Carroll County Public Library host the third annual A Day for Book Lovers featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch, and Tim Hepp of Simon & Schuster will present a book buzz on new,… Full Story


Mad about the media? Comedian Ron Placone will explain why and leave you laughing

Comedian Ron Placone hosts his one-man show “Madness in the Message” at 7 p.m. Sept. 16 in Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science. Admission is free. Full Story


Music instructor performs in Vatican City

Ted Dix
Music instructor and organist Ted Dix performed his organ repertoire internationally in basilicas across Italy, including at a Vatican mass. Full Story


Undergraduate’s sexting research presented at international conference

When Rula Zaru ’13 presented her Sociology honors thesis on attitudes toward sexting at the international meeting of the American Sociological Association this summer, members were surprised that an undergraduate was behind the… Full Story


Math professors express complex concepts through crochet

Math professor Spencer Hamblen flattens the first crochet project he ever completed, a representation of hyperbolic space, to demonstrate how the model’s size increases away from the center.
Two math faculty are participants in a new mathematical craze – fiber arts. Full Story


Classes Resume
November 30, 2015, 8:00 am
Spring Graduate registration begins
December 1, 2015, 12:00 am
Therapy Dogs at Kriel Lounge
December 2, 2015, 11:00 am
De-Stress at Rec Lounge
December 3, 2015, 5:00 pm
Undergraduate classes end
December 4, 2015, 12:00 am
College Band Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 4, 2015, 7:00 pm
Reading Days
December 5, 2015, 12:00 am
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