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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

 

Sports

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 EarlyWord.com at an event… Full Story

 

 
Homecoming
October 25, 2014, 12:00 am
Holloway Lecture at McDaniel Lounge
October 28, 2014, 7:30 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
October 29, 2014, 8:30 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
Student Solo Recital at McDaniel Lounge
November 14, 2014, 7:30 pm