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News Archive 11/12/13

Taste of Latin America Dinner highlights culture of indigenous empires

More than 150 members of the McDaniel College community attended the 7th annual Taste of Latin America Dinner on Oct. 29, hosted by the Hispano-Latino Alliance (HLA). With “Indigenous Empires” as the theme, the event highlighted the food,… Full Story

 

Medieval scholar to discuss ‘Green Man’ during Holloway lecture

Carolyn Dinshaw
New York University professor Carolyn Dinshaw presents the Holloway lecture, "It's Not Easy Being Green: Medieval Foliate Heads and Queer Worldmaking," at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 in McDaniel Lounge. Full Story

 

Students bring English tutoring program to more Spanish-speaking residents

Alexander Villegas works on his English pronunciation with McDaniel senior Ben Shoudy, a Spanish and Communication major from Durham, Conn.
It’s a typical Wednesday evening at the Boys and Girls Club of Westminster. Six pairs of McDaniel student-tutors and their Spanish-speaking students practice English while a band of toddlers and their McDaniel caretakers read books,… Full Story

 

Exhibition of professor’s digital collage and photography opens Nov. 19

Ranunculus Collage by Sue Bloom
“Artifacts: Photography by Susan Ruddick Bloom,” opening Nov. 19 in McDaniel’s Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall, highlights digital collage and painting photographs by McDaniel Art and Art History professor Susan Ruddick Bloom. The exhibition… Full Story

 

Hill Happenings 11-12-13 to 12-3-13

McDaniel students performing an African dance.
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story

 

Sports Wrap 11-12-13

Volleyball coach Jessica Cortese is named Centennial Conference Coach of the Year as Green Terror women’s soccer and volleyball teams prepare to compete in 2013 Eastern  College Athletic Conference (ECAC) tournaments this week.  The… Full Story

 

Tree lighting and choir concert reflects joys of gathering for feast

The McDaniel Holiday tree at night.
McDaniel College presents the annual holiday College Choir Concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 24 in Baker Memorial Chapel with McDaniel’s 57th annual tree-lighting ceremony following the concert. Full Story

 

Playback Theatre returns to McDaniel stage

McDaniel Playback
Improvisational theatre comes to McDaniel College with Playback, an interactive performance in which audience members share personal stories that are then acted out by the performers. Full Story

 

International health leader to speak at Global Fellows Colloquium

Anbrasi Edward
Anbrasi Edward, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Health professor, will speak at the Global Fellows Colloquium at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19 in McDaniel Lounge.  Full Story

 

McDaniel student and alumnus are finalists in Carroll Biz Challenge

The IndiTHAT team of (l. to r.) Lance Garber, Jason Harder ’12, McDaniel junior Luke Fisher and Duane Martin will compete Nov. 22 for the grand prize in the Carroll Biz Challenge.
Four friends – two of them from McDaniel – put their heads together on a business idea and landed among the five finalists in the Carroll Biz Challenge. Full Story

 

Biochemistry majors present their research at symposium

Biochemistry students Laura Carvalho, Joel Kleinberg and Mary Yates study various aspects of protein deposits associated with Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes.
Five McDaniel students recently presented their faculty-student collaborative research at the Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, and two students received awards for their poster presentations. Full Story

 

Honors course prompts students to explore perspectives on leadership

Important truths have emerged from the new Honors class “Leading Change.” Rajah Saparapa of Lomé, Togo, realized she has a voice and can use it even now before she earns her degree. Classmate Rachel Guthall of Sparks-Glencoe, Md., found… Full Story

 

Students fly to Morocco for conference on the Muslim world

Alan Lyons and Keegan Farley had never been abroad before traveling to Morocco for an international conference on the Muslim world, but that had no bearing on their confidence or level of knowledge about the region. Full Story

 

 
AAUP Meeting at Hill Hall
September 18, 2014, 11:30 am
2014 Grandparents Conference
September 20, 2014, 8:30 am
January Term undergraduate registration
September 22, 2014, 12:00 am
Author Talk: Lisa Van Allen at Hoover Library
September 22, 2014, 7:00 pm
Families Weekend
September 26, 2014, 12:00 am
"Buried Child" at WMC Alumni Hall
October 1, 2014, 7:30 pm