News Archive - January 2014

Students learned about romantic love as seen by psychologists, sociologists, writers, and artists such as Jean-Honoré Fragonard through his 1767 work,
What do young adults need to know about romantic love? Exploring this guiding question, Honors students gained marketable skills and an interdisciplinary perspective while creating a website. Full Story

 

They’ve popped bubble wrap, mindfully savored a tangerine and chocolate, tested acupuncture, immersed in yoga, colored with crayons and more. In fact, the students in Paul Mazeroff’s Jan Term class, “Coping with Stress,” have been introduced… Full Story

 

Calvin Benevento and Erin Giles at the Louvre Museum in Paris
Fourteen students recorded countless memories from the 13 days spent abroad as part of “Travel Writing Across Europe,” one of more than a dozen off-campus Jan Term opportunities. Full Story

 

McDaniel mathematics students Jeff Norton, Brian Theis (partially hidden), Adriana Mendoza, Olivia Brundage, Zach Littrell, Lindsay Heckle, senior Mathematics lecturer Michelle Gribben, Zach Heckle and Tyler Hoffman attend the Joint Mathematics Meetings J
Anyone who relishes mathematics found their way to Baltimore Jan. 15-18 for the Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM) – including a contingent of McDaniel students and their professors. Full Story

 

January finds McDaniel students exploring a diverse variety of interests both on campus and around the globe. It’s a pursuit that led junior Chemistry major Eric Bowman and three classmates to third-floor labs in Eaton Hall. Full Story

 

Spring semester began Jan. 27 with the opening of “Beyond Words: The Artistry of Illustrated Children’s Books” and an event-packed calendar of international films, concerts, theatre performances, global dinners, student art exhibitions, four… Full Story

 

Photo by Ken Koons/Carroll County Times
More than 40 children celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. Day Jan. 20 by participating in the fifth annual day of service and learning, “A Day On Not A Day Off,” a collaboration of McDaniel College, Carroll County Public Schools, The Carroll… Full Story

 

Film Lovers in Carroll County (FLICC) presents its annual Foreign Film Festival, hosted by The Carroll County Arts Council and sponsored by McDaniel College, at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Fridays in February at the Carroll Arts Center (CAC), 91… Full Story

 

Global Initiatives presents “5 Broken Cameras” at 6 p.m. Feb. 6.
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story

 

The Green Terror women’s swim team scores its first win Jan. 24 over Franklin & Marshall since 1997, handing the Diplomats their first conference loss of the season in the process, while men’s and women’s basketball tally victories over… Full Story

 

McDaniel’s three-week Jan Term 2014 features a selection of uncommon courses on campus and study tours to stops around the globe including England, Italy, France, Belize, China, Bermuda, Wales and more. Full Story

 

Jed Barnes ’11 speaking to class.
The Center for Experience and Opportunity’s (CEO) director Julia Jasken knows that there’s nothing accidental about winning a Rhodes, Fulbright or other prestigious scholarship. Full Story

 

Richard Nixon
Watergate, Iran-Contra and the Clinton-Lewinsky affair are but a few of the incidents students will explore in Bryn Upton’s class, “Presidential Scandals.” Full Story

 

Jim Lightner
Where on campus is the portrait of Blanche Ward, wife of third president Albert Norman Ward? Who founded the college – and why was it named Western Maryland? Where is the Elderdice Theatre, and for whom is it named? Full Story

 

Not content pulling weeds, sophomore Katarina Winhauer successfully applied for a grant while volunteering with Human Services Program’s community garden in nearby Dutterer Park.
During the fall semester, students in the Religious Studies course, “Martin and Malcolm,” used service learning to appreciate leaders of the past by making an impact in the present. Full Story

 

Erich Spioch.
First featured over the holidays, here are the Communications and Marketing staff’s top story picks for 2013 – when McDaniel College marked another extraordinary year. Full Story

 

Gregory L. Dumont will join McDaniel College as its new Chief Information Officer (CIO) effective Jan. 27. Since 2007, Dumont has served as associate director of Information Technology at Central Michigan University, where he worked closely… Full Story

 

Men’s basketball and men’s and women’s swimming begin 2014 with wins over Haverford and Salisbury. Full Story

 

Image by Neil Thompson.
This month, McDaniel students are taking opportunities to experience world history and culture up close while on exciting Jan Term trips led by McDaniel’s very own doctors — Ph.D.s who serve as expert faculty guides on learning adventures.… Full Story

 

Eight authors in four states and on three continents from the inaugural class of McDaniel’s Romance Writing Program have launched a blog about what it takes to make a great story. Full Story

 

The Hill magazine was recognized with a silver medal for staff writing by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the District II 2014 Accolades program. This is the sixth consecutive year the magazine has been… Full Story

 

“Beyond Words: The Artistry of Illustrated Children’s Books,” a major exhibition highlighting illustrations from children’s picture books, premieres at McDaniel College Jan. 27 through March 6 in the Rice Gallery in Peterson… Full Story