News Archive - February 2009

“Good teaching does not happen in a vacuum…it is predicated on a caring community of fellow seekers.” So begins a newly published book on teaching by Ira G. Zepp, professor emeritus of Religious Studies and three-time winner of the… Full Story


Nicolas Proctor, a History professor at Simpson College in Iowa, will present the McDaniel College Honors lecture, “Obscene, Unwanted, and Provocative: My Education in the Liberal Arts,” at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26 on campus in McDaniel… Full Story


The latest McDaniel College Theatre production, “Amadeus,” drives home a simple, but elusive, message: Covet not thy neighbor – but if you do, be careful what you ask for.“Amadeus,” which is open to the public, will be performed at… Full Story


As the energetic 6-month-old Liam scampered about Room 109 in Academic Hall and the more reserved Kristina, also 6 months old, lingered among the toys scattered about the floor, the students in Professor Stephanie Madsen’s Child and… Full Story


Seniors April Curley and Jennifer Beckwith have been best friends since sixth grade in Columbia, Md. They are co-captains of McDaniel’s cheerleading squad. They volunteer at the Westminster Boys and Girls Club. They accepted an invitation… Full Story


When it comes to revealing personal details about their relationships on MySpace, a popular social networking Web site, men are far less likely than women to mention a significant other and women are more apt to reference love.These were… Full Story


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Nicolas W. Proctor, a historian at Simpson College in Iowa, presents the Honors Lecture, “Obscene, Unwanted, and Provocative: My Education in the Liberal Arts,” at… Full Story


In men’s basketballGettysburg won a 53-48 victory over McDaniel Feb. 21 in Centennial Conference (CC) men’s basketball action. The Bullets (16-8, 11-7 CC), by virtue of Muhlenberg’s 97-90 overtime loss at Ursinus, earn the third seed… Full Story


Former CIA analyst Melvin A. Goodman will discuss U.S. foreign policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan during a Great Decisions lecture at noon March 2 in McDaniel Lounge at McDaniel College.The lecture is one of an eight-week continuing… Full Story


The McDaniel College Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa presents “Fugues for Multi-Species Living,” a lecture by Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar Anna Tsing, at 8 p.m. March 5 on campus in McDaniel Lounge.The lecture is free and open to the… Full Story


Both men’s and women’s basketball teams face off at Gettysburg on Sat., Feb. 21 in final regular-season games. Green Terror men play at 2 p.m.; women at 4 p.m.Green Terror men (18-6, 13-4 CC) scored a 66-54 win over Johns Hopkins in… Full Story


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- The Department of Foreign Languages presents Psyche Williams-Forson for a lecture, “There’s No Place Like Home: Gender and Food in the (Post) Colonial Context,” in… Full Story


With funding from a $300,000 Teagle Foundation grant, McDaniel and four other liberal arts colleges will form a consortium to explore diversity issues and develop programs that enrich multicultural perspectives on campuses across the… Full Story


Nearly two decades ago, Business Professor Susan Milstein had the idea to enlist her students to provide free tax-preparation assistance as a learning experience and to extend the college’s reach into the community.Since then, McDaniel’s… Full Story


McDaniel College’s newly established graduate program and national clearinghouse for elementary mathematics specialists and teacher leaders project (EMS&TL) will receive over $338,680 in funding from the Cisco Learning Institute (CLI) to… Full Story


Inspired by November’s historic election and last month’s subsequent inauguration of the nation’s first black president, local elementary, middle and high school students who competed this month in McDaniel’s Dr. Martin Luther King… Full Story


Jes Osrow returned from a semester in Ecuador to find big changes on McDaniel’s campus. First, the junior from Keene, N.H., moved gleefully into the newly renovated Garden Apartments, “the Gardens” as students have dubbed them. Full Story


Women’s basketball supports breast cancer awarenessUpon the encouragement of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA), the McDaniel women’s basketball coaching staff will take part in the organization’s Pink Zone campaign… Full Story


They lurked about the Whitby Abbey, they spied the hometown of Vlad the Impaler and they followed the paths of countless narrow, winding cobblestone streets in their quest to retrace the steps of Dracula as depicted in Bram Stoker’s… Full Story


A portrait of McDaniel’s seventh president, Robert Hunter Chambers, was unveiled at a ceremony held Feb. 7 in Hoover Library.Chambers served as president from 1984 to 2000 during which time enrollment grew from just over 1,000… Full Story