News Archive 11/17/09

McDaniel global partnership offers students from India teacher preparation

Graduate and Professional Studies of McDaniel College and Mar Athanasios College For Advanced Studies (MACFAST) in Kerala, India, have undertaken a collaborative educational effort that will offer students from MACFAST and other fully… Full Story


Exhibit explores artist’s natural world, spiritual life

McDaniel College Department of Art and Art History presents an exhibit, ENTER: The Work of Linda Bills, Nov. 17-Dec. 11, in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. An opening reception and artist's talk will be held 7-9 p.m. Nov.… Full Story


Alumna honored by professional association

Linda Kephart, who earned both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees at McDaniel College, was recently honored with the prestigious William Burdick Award by the Maryland Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance… Full Story


Choir concert and tree lighting to launch holiday season

The holiday season officially begins on the Hill with the annual Choir Concert at 7 p.m. Nov. 22 in Baker Memorial Chapel followed by the lighting of the 50-year-old spruce in front of the chapel at 8 p.m. In true McDaniel College tradition,… Full Story


And justice for all

More than a dozen college clubs joined minds, hearts and actions to spark awareness and promote fairness and open-mindedness during a week-long celebration of justice.The brain child of senior Claire Turpel, Justice Week 2009 featured… Full Story


‘Once Upon a Time’ course explores cultural influence of fairy tales

As the Native American tale “The End of the World” goes, there’s an old lady who has lived in a cave for hundreds of years with a dog. She’s weaving a buffalo robe out of porcupine quills. When she is finished, it is said, humanity… Full Story


Professor’s poem featured online and in print

Professor Kathy Mangan’s poem, “The Whistle,” is appearing online and in newspapers around the country after being selected by former U.S. Poet Laureate Ted Kooser as the poem of the week on the American Life in Poetry Web site ( Full Story


Lecture to examine creative self-transformation

Michael Krausz Milton, the C. Nahm Professor of Philosophy at Bryn Mawr College and an artist, will give a lecture, “Creativity and Self-Transformation,” 5:15 p.m. Nov. 30 in McDaniel Lounge.The lecture is free and open to the public. Full Story


Faculty awards and accolades

Greg Alles (Philosophy and Religious Studies) published two essays: “Religious Economies and Rational Choice:  On Rodney Stark and Roger Finke (2000), Acts of Faith,” in “Contemporary Theories of Religion: A Critical Companion” and… Full Story


The Hill magazine goes for the gusto

In the autumn issue of The Hill, we explore the real stories behind extraordinary success. Read how former Green Terror football coach Jim Hindman transformed a losing team and then recruited dozens of his gridiron champions into successful… Full Story


Re-enacting the fall of the Berlin Wall

The German Club and the Department of Foreign Languages recently marked the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall by tearing down three replicas of the Berlin Wall on Memorial Square.The celebration on Nov. 9 included German food,… Full Story


Hill Happenings

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Harvard professor Maria Tatar gives talk, “The Mysteries of Beauty and Horror in Fairy Tales,” 7 p.m. Nov. 17 in McDaniel Lounge. Full Story