News Archive 11/08/11

McDaniel College is named a ‘best value’ private college by Kiplinger’s personal finance

McDaniel College is among the top liberal arts colleges named a “Best Value” by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, and the only Maryland liberal arts college to make the list. The rankings are available online, and will be published in the… Full Story


Hill Happenings

- More Than Comics 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in McDaniel Lounge: political cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher (KAL).- Popular Romance in the New Millennium: An International Conference for scholars, instructors and authors, Nov. 10-11, advance… Full Story


Sports Wrap

Joe Camlin of Westminster, Md., and Mike O'Boyle of North Reading, Mass., took home individual titles winning at heavyweight and 125, respectively, and three more finished in the top three in their weight classes Nov. 5 at the Messiah… Full Story


Alumna finds writing book about aging to be therapeutic

When her beloved spouse, John Palmer, died a day after his 96th birthday in December of 2007, Kathryn “Kay” Mehl Miller ’56 thought her life might be over too.The then 73-year-old proved herself wrong. After a month in deep depression,… Full Story


First-year seminar teaches staple of liberal arts education

Students in the First Year Seminar, “Alexander on the Road,” are learning one great tradition of a liberal arts education: Don’t ever trust just one source.After all, the famous Alexander the Great was known for having a heavy hand in… Full Story


Professor co-authors book for principals about importance of mathematics

Long-time mathematics education advocate, McDaniel professor Francis “Skip” Fennell teamed up with two colleagues to author a new book, "What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning Mathematics."Designed to help principals… Full Story


McDaniel’s Asian coalition sponsors sweet and fashionable taste of Asia

This year’s Taste of Asia sponsored by the Asian Community Coalition will come in two parts – a dessert and fashion show at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17 and a dinner, music and dance in the spring. Full Story


Study abroad student and McDaniel mentor keep in touch via e-mail

Hayoung Kim is in Bejing studying contemporary issues in China this year, but keeps in frequent touch with mentor Christianna Nichols Leahy via e-mail – student and professor already have plans to collaborate next year on a paper about the… Full Story