News Archive 09/28/10

McDaniel launches Cinema major

With an eye on training students to become “media literate cinematic storytellers,” McDaniel College this semester is launching the Cinema major as part of the newly named Department of Communication and Cinema.Cinema majors – who… Full Story


Learning opportunities with Zimbabwe’s Africa University

McDaniel College has extended its global reach to build a relationship with Zimbabwe’s Africa University that begins with an educational service project during January Term 2011.In early September, Dr. Fanuel Tagwira, vice chancellor of… Full Story


Tagged McDaniel Pride

Starting Oct. 15, alumni, parents and friends of McDaniel College will be able to purchase a Maryland license plate bearing the school’s logo and hit the road to build awareness and show support.“It’s an easy, cost-effective way to… Full Story


Homecoming 2010

Homecoming 2010 on Nov. 6 features the now famous noon parade of floats moving along Main Street before Green Terror football takes on Gettysburg College at 1 p.m. with the pre-game coin toss by Alumna of the Year Sally Keck Gold… Full Story


McDaniel hosts families, Founders and friends

The College community gathered on the Hill this weekend to cheer on the Green Terror at Friday night’s pep rally, to share vicariously in alumna Wendy Ruderman’s Pulitzer-winning investigation, to tailgate around the Bair Stadium bowl… Full Story


Stanfield captains McDaniel alumni outreach team


National awards fund student-faculty research in computer science

Lizzy McCaslin and Becky Putnam recently landed national computer science awards to support their faculty-student research project in information flow in networks and to travel to conferences. The collaboration required by the Computing… Full Story


China? Zimbabwe? Budapest? Study abroad choices abound

With January Term registration underway, McDaniel students are finding themselves facing the enviable decisions of whether to go to China or Turkey, Budapest or Zimbabwe, Morocco or Cozumel – and they’re looking to friends who’ve been… Full Story


Night of Nets raises funds for malaria prevention

Thursday night on campus was breezy, mild and bug-free – an advantage that was not lost on the 150 students participating in Night of Nets, an outdoor event to raise awareness and funds for the prevention of malaria.“It’s absolutely… Full Story


First Year Seminar helps students sift out the nonsense

Whose word would you take about the effectiveness of a weight-loss program? The doctor’s, the athlete’s or the pastor’s?A group of freshmen in a First Year Seminar called “Identifying and Avoiding B.S.” are learning to think more… Full Story



Green Terror women golfers combined Sept. 26 to fire a 335 and the team title at the Dickinson Fall Invitational, and Zach Martin, a sophomore on the McDaniel football team, was named the Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Week.In… Full Story


Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Immemorial Spaces, Paintings and Drawings by Chloe Watson ’07, is on display Sept. 28 – Oct. 22 on campus in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. An… Full Story


Externships provide inside view of career and internship options

Nearly a dozen Economics and Business Administration students discovered a few careers they hadn’t thought of during an extern day at Baltimore-based Legg Mason.“I was surprised by the diversity of jobs that you don’t think about with… Full Story


McDaniel master’s alumna named Maryland’s top teacher

Michelle M. Shearer, a chemistry teacher at Urbana High School in Frederick County who earned her master’s degree in Deaf Education at McDaniel, has been named the 2010-2011 Maryland Teacher of the Year.Shearer also holds a bachelor’s… Full Story