News Archive 09/27/11

McDaniel launches new graduate certificate program


First year seminars foster students’ transition to college

In their First Year Seminars, members of McDaniel’s class of 2015 are exploring topics that range from reality TV to killer plants, journalism to nanotechnology – and some have brand new iPads on loan for their investigation of digital… Full Story


Professor co-authors book on Maryland’s distinctive brand of politics

Political Science professor and prominent political analyst Herb Smith is only half joking when he says his new book on Maryland government makes a perfect holiday gift.In “Maryland Politics and Government: Democratic Dominance,” Smith… Full Story


Dick Morgan ’69 named 2011 Alumnus of the Year

Richard “Dick” Morgan ’69, whose service to his alma mater spans more than three decades, will be the honorary football team captain on Oct. 29 and honored at this year’s Homecoming as Alumnus of the Year.Just about every… Full Story


‘The Good Soul of Szechuan’ takes stage at McDaniel

McDaniel’s Theatre Arts students perform “The Good Soul of Szechuan,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5-8 in WMC Alumni Hall.Directed by Theatre Arts professor Elizabeth van den Berg, and starring senior Yichong (Angel) Li of Nanjing, China, as Shen… Full Story


Poet to give reading of original work

Poet, memoirist and essayist Jim Minick will give a reading of his poetry at 5 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Richwine Room of Hoover Library. The event is free and open to the public.Minick returns to campus after some 20 years and award-winning… Full Story


Sports Wrap

Senior Lindsay Riordon of Monkton, Md., extended her team lead in goals to 11 with her fourth multiple-goal game of the season, scoring two of the first three goals for the Green Terror (6-1, 2-1 CC) in an 8-0 victory Sept. 24 over Bryn Mawr… Full Story


Hill Happenings

- SmartTALK 11 a.m. Oct. 1 in Decker Center Forum: With 2011 National Teacher of the Year Michelle Meredith Shearer and President Roger Casey.- Inferences and: Paintings by Michael Weiss Sept. 27 – Oct. 14 in Rice Gallery. Opening… Full Story


Meet New York arts magazine editor Oct. 12

Tod Lippy, editor of Esopus magazine and president of the Esopus Foundation Ltd., will give an illustrated talk, “More Than Words,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in Hill Hall, room 108. The event is free and open to the public. Full Story


Junior embraces culture of seaside university town in Ghana

When Clara Burgess ’13 was a senior at Westtown School on the outskirts of Philadelphia, she went on a 3-week internship to Ghana. But it wasn’t enough. Full Story


CEO of Pratt Library to speak at Hoover Library’s 20th anniversary

Hoover Library at McDaniel College bookmarks 20 years with “Looking at our Past, Planning for our Future,” a program featuring keynote speaker Carla Hayden, CEO of Enoch Pratt Free Library, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 on the second floor of… Full Story