News Archive - February 2012

There wasn’t a still foot in 101 Levine Hall as the students in Music professor Robin Armstrong’s “Rap and Society” Sophomore Interdisciplinary Studies class listened to the richly layered sounds of Afrika Bambaataa’s “Looking… Full Story


Twelve McDaniel students had a front row seat at “North Africa and the Sahel: Implications of the Arab Awakening,” a major conference on the Arab Spring organized by the college’s Political Science and International Studies department… Full Story


Senior Rachel Walega of Ambler, Pa., brought home her third career gold medal in the 100 breaststroke to lead McDaniel to a sixth-place finish at the 2012 Centennial Conference (CC) women's swimming championship Feb. 17-19 hosted by Gettysburg. Full Story


More than two decades ago, English professor Pam Regis handed then McDaniel M.L.A. candidate Sally Sawyer the compilation of her work in memoir writing class and said, “Here’s your novel. Go write it.” Full Story


A Literally Literary Masquerade hosted by the McDaniel Honors Program filled McDaniel Lounge Feb. 10 with such famous and infamous characters as Tweedledee and Tweedledum, Norman Mailer, the Mad Hatter and even a Yellow Brick Road – all… Full Story


Jeffrey Quilter, deputy director of Harvard’s Peabody Museum, shares his archaeological findings from the Magdalena de Cao Viejo project site in Peru during McDaniel’s annual Ridington Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 1 in Decker Center… Full Story


- Art on View: Paintings by Katherine Mann Feb. 21 in Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. Opening reception 7-9 p.m. Feb. 21, through March 16. Gallery hours: 410-857-2595.- Foreign Film “Seraphine” 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24 at Carroll Arts Center:… Full Story


Students, faculty, staff and local community guests gathered Feb. 20 in Decker Forum for the second annual Celebrating Africa event. Kwei Maduot-Parek ’12 of Sudan, and president of the Sophisticated Ladies student club, coordinated the… Full Story


McDaniel College sponsors an illustrated lecture, “A View from Russia, by Rail,” by award-winning journalist David Greene and photojournalist David Gilkey about their 16-day trip across Russia on the trans-Siberian railroad at 7 p.m.… Full Story


McDaniel College presents “The Rivals,” performed by McDaniel Theatre Arts students and directed by Gené Fouché, adjunct lecturer in Theatre Arts, at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 29-March 3 on campus in WMC Alumni Hall.Tickets are $7 for adults and… Full Story


Exercise Science and Chemistry student Kaitlin Mahoney has many reasons for her fascination with nutrition and the medical field, but one hits closer to home than the rest. She has hypoglycemia, a condition resulting from low blood sugar… Full Story


Seven students from McDaniel College gathered in Annapolis, Md., on Feb. 9 for Maryland Independent Higher Education Day.McDaniel president Roger Casey and Herb Smith, director of government relations and political science professor,… Full Story


- VITA tax assistance for low-to-moderate income taxpayers, 7-9 p.m. Tues. and Thurs., Feb. 7-April 3; noon-3 p.m. Sat., Feb. 11-March 31; closed March 10, 13, 15, and 17; by appointment only: 410-871-3344. Full Story


McDaniel College named 101 Green Terror student-athletes, including 30 first-semester students, to the fall 2011 Dean’s List and five student athletes to the Green and Gold Honor Roll.Among the athletes named to the Green and Gold Honor… Full Story


Whether it’s a lesson plan or team project, a class chocolate-chip-cookie baking or the aroma of freshly brewed coffee  – if it works in professor Mohamed Esa’s classroom, he shares it with other teachers.In fact, his two most recent… Full Story


In the past year, in her Alliance France office in D.C., Mary Beth Bounds made an exciting discovery – she no longer switched back and forth between thinking in English and French. She was thinking in both languages at the same time.“It… Full Story


Behind every great fictional character, set-design or prop, there is a pile of dramaturgical research that helped shape and mold its nuances.The Writing-in-Discipline (WID) courses of the Theatre Department illustrate the need for this… Full Story


It wasn’t until Cinema professor Jonathan Slade hit Maryland’s back roads to film his historic barns documentary, premiering at 8 p.m. Feb. 29 on Maryland Public Television, that he realized just how passionately people feel about these… Full Story


When Green Terror linebacker Diego Weiner is at home in Miami, he spends as much time as he can in court. The junior Political Science major wants to be a criminal defense attorney and can’t get enough of watching his father in… Full Story


McDaniel College has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the Nora Roberts Foundation to help advance research and study of romance literature.This is the second consecutive year that the college has received funding from Nora Roberts, a… Full Story


McDaniel College broke ground Feb. 3 on an $8-million stadium project to be named for trustee and alumnus Kenneth R. Gill ’61 and designed by architect Marshall Craft Associates of Baltimore.Construction is set to begin in February 2012… Full Story