News Archive 09/13/11

Sold Out: A Day for Book Lovers

McDaniel College will host the Friends of Carroll County Public Library to celebrate A Day for Book Lovers 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mon., Sept. 19, at Decker Center Forum. Speakers include award-winning author Laura Lippman; Nancy Pearl, librarian… Full Story


Human rights activist to give the inaugural Zepp lecture

Human rights and peace activist Father Roy Bourgeois will discuss “The Struggle for Justice in Latin America,” at the inaugural Ira G. Zepp, Jr., Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 in McDaniel Lounge. The lecture is free and open to… Full Story


Writing for children online certificate program wins state endorsement

McDaniel’s year-old online graduate certificate program designed to help aspiring authors join the ranks of J.K. Rowling and Dr. Seuss just won Maryland Higher Education Commission endorsement. The completely online “Writing for Children… Full Story


American-literature critic to present annual Holloway lecture

Author, scholar and professor Eric Sundquist will present the annual Holloway Lecture, "We Dreamed A Dream: Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack Obama," at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in McDaniel Lounge. The lecture is free and open to… Full Story


Hill Happenings

- Foreign Film, “The Illusionist” 4:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in Decker Auditorium in Lewis Hall of Science.- Holloway Lecture 7:30 p.m. Sept 13 in McDaniel Lounge. “We Dreamed a Dream: Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack… Full Story


McDaniel College among nation’s top liberal arts colleges

McDaniel College was once again ranked in the first tier of national liberal arts colleges as released today, Tuesday, September 13, by U.S. News & World Report in the 2012 annual college rankings. McDaniel stands among the nation’s… Full Story


First-year women students move into fully renovated Whiteford Hall

As they moved into their dorm rooms, Class of 2015 women discovered a newly renovated Whiteford Hall.During this summer’s second phase renovations, all of the built-in furniture was removed, and the dorm rooms were painted and carpeted.… Full Story



Sophomore Joe Rollins matched a 41-year-old program record with 311 rushing yards to lead McDaniel to a 35-14 win over Moravian in the Centennial Conference (CC) football opener for both teams Sept. 10, while cross country and field hockey… Full Story


Welcome Week offers students food, fun and information

Incoming students and upperclassmen alike participated in the college’s first Welcome Week, attending such activities as a part-time job fair, involvement fair, and a picnic lunch for the Class of 2012.Sponsored by the Office of Student… Full Story


Something for everyone Oct. 1-2 on the Hill

SmartTALK with the nation’s top teacher, a recital and dedication of newly renovated 50-year-old organ and Family Weekend top the list of activities on the hill Oct. 1-2. Full Story


One-man show highlights Salvadorans in nation’s capital

Poet, playwright and performer Quique Aviles will present his one-man show, “Los Treinta,” a research, oral history and performance project, at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in McDaniel Lounge. The presentation, sponsored by McDaniel’s Office of… Full Story


Student and professor spend summer researching baby lobsters

Summer, lobsters and Cape Cod sound like criteria for a perfect holiday. But vacation was the last thing on the minds of Assistant Professor of Biology Molly Jacobs and her student collaborator Meredith Meyers ’12 during their eight weeks… Full Story


At home or abroad, Jan Term offers fresh perspectives

When Jan Term registration opens Sept. 26, McDaniel students will find a diverse selection of opportunities to explore uncommon topics through 16 study tours in the U.S. and abroad as well as lectures and fitness classes on campus.After a… Full Story


Booklovers discover great reads

More than 200 librarians and book group members gathered at McDaniel on Sept. 19 to hear award-winning author Laura Lippman; Nancy Pearl, librarian and author of the Book Lust series, and Nora Rawlinson, creator of at an event… Full Story