News Archive 12/06/11

Ravens training camp to stay in Owings Mills

The Baltimore Ravens notified McDaniel today of their decision to hold their summer training camp at their facilty in Owings Mills.We've had a wonderful association with the Ravens at McDaniel, and appreciate their commitment to the college… Full Story


Computer Science student’s research efforts garner national honor

Growing up in the Silicon Valley, Brittany Nicholls has always been around computers, but it is her computing research that recently earned the junior an honorable mention in the Computing Research Association’s national awards. Full Story


College launches season with choir concert and tree lighting

With a flick of a switch, McDaniel’s holiday tree burst into light after the Dec. 4 choir concert to officially launch the holiday season on the Hill.Jim Lightner, professor of Mathematics Emeritus and college trustee, presented the… Full Story


Hill Happenings

- Identity Theft Speaker 7 p.m. in McDaniel Lounge, expert speakers from LifeLock. Sponsored by Department of Campus Safety.- Jazz Night 8 p.m. Dec. 8 in Decker Center Forum, directed by Bo Eckard. Full Story


Sports Wrap

Steph Perez of Harrisburg, Pa., 14th point of the game capped a furious 9-1 rally, propelling McDaniel to a 77-76 Centennial Conference (CC) women's basketball victory over Swarthmore on Tuesday.Stephanie Fish of Brick, N.J. led the Green… Full Story


Students focus attention on often overlooked issue of diversity

McDaniel commemorated World AIDS Day Dec. 1 by displaying a block of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and formation of a red ribbon of luminaries.“During ‘New Faces of America,’ the diversity presentation that was a part of first-year student… Full Story


Holiday pantomime promises raucous family entertainment

McDaniel College Theatre again brings to the stage this holiday season an original winter pantomime, “Cinderella,” at 7 p.m. Dec. 16-17 and 2 p.m. Dec. 17-18 in WMC Alumni Hall.Adapted and directed by McDaniel professor Ira Domser,… Full Story


Projects put capstones on undergraduate studies

Seniors pulled from hobbies, interests and career goals to create topics for their capstone presentations and papers, the culminating project of their undergraduate curriculum.English major Priyanka Sengupta of Ellicott City, Md., whose… Full Story


Communication majors ‘culture jam’ for service-learning project

The 22 Communication students in professor Deborah Vance’s “Critical Theory and Popular Culture” course went into the Westminster community to teach culture jamming, a practice of talking back to the media.The service-learning project… Full Story


McDaniel meets challenge grant to institute France-Merrick Scholars Program

McDaniel College has met a half-million dollar France-Merrick Foundation challenge grant to fund scholarships for financially deserving students from Baltimore City.The France-Merrick Foundation awarded the college a $500,000 challenge grant… Full Story


Celebrating first year of partnership with many more to come

Members of the Boys and Girls Club of Westminster (BGCW) celebrated the first anniversary of the club’s partnership with McDaniel by enjoying food, song and even a visit from Santa during a party Dec. 9 on the Hill.Each BGCW member… Full Story


Student’s medical internships focus on career abroad

Although Devon Fogarty still hasn’t worked out all of the details, medical internships the past two summers in Moldova and Kenya have helped her set her sights on a career in medicine somewhere outside of the U.S.The senior Biology major… Full Story


The Hill magazine grabs the gold for second consecutive year

The Hill magazine was awarded a gold medal for staff writing by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the District II 2012 Accolades program. Full Story


Medieval literature speaks to 21st-century students

Even the best of English majors – let alone Bio, Theatre and Spanish majors – don’t exactly look forward to medieval literature. But that’s about to change if the dozen freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors just finishing… Full Story