News Archive - February 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2015 Full Story

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 26, 2015 Full Story

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 19, 2015 Full Story

 

Front row L-R: Sophomore Prodige Kikwata of Montgomery Village, Md., senior Erin Giles of Lavale, Md., sophomore Jessica Beall of Westminster, Md., junior Cecelia Cellini of Westminster, Md., Political Science professor Herb Smith, junior John Wontrop of
Eight students from McDaniel College convened in Annapolis, Md., to put a face to the Sellinger Program that provides financial aid to the state’s independent colleges on Feb. 18. Full Story

 

A group of McDaniel College students attend Model UN conference in Boston.
A group of Political Science and International Studies students from McDaniel along with associate professor Debora Johnson-Ross have made the most of their trip to Boston for the Harvard National Model United Nations simulation. McDaniel's… Full Story

 

McDaniel alum Adela Kuci '12 with students.
The faces of children as young as 2 or 3 begging in the streets of her native Tirana, Albania, haunted Adela Kuci throughout her McDaniel education and ultimately moved the 2012 grad to start an organization to help them.   Full Story

 

(l. to r.) Carly Weetman, Greg Laslo, Aaron Sampson, professors Qin Fang and Kevin McIntyre, Zoie McNeill and Kent Hu.
It’s the epitome of the liberal arts in action. Six students and two professors with widely diverse scholarship and interests won a prestigious ASIANetwork grant to research ownership and entrepreneurship in the tiehua industry in Wuhu, China. Full Story

 

Cinema professors Jonathan Slade and Richard Brett give their take on the 2015 Academy Award nominees. Don’t miss a single McDaniel video. Subscribe to McDaniel College on YouTube. Full Story

 

Students in Mohamed Esa’s sophomore interdisciplinary studies course raise their hands in the District 11 sign of solidarity. In “The Hunger Games,” that would have amounted to a small act of rebellion against the Capitol.
The odds are in 20 students’ favor to make connections between the liberal arts and Suzanne Collins’ dystopian trilogy in the sophomore interdisciplinary studies (SIS) course, “The World of the Hunger Games.” Full Story

 

McDaniel English professor Pam Regis.
In a world where happy endings are required, Romance Fiction authors, readers and scholars — English professor Pam Regis among them — have reached a new milestone. Full Story

 

McDaniel alum and Maryland Superintendent of the Year Stephen Guthrie.
Maryland Superintendent of the Year Stephen Guthrie credits his McDaniel graduate school experience — both as a student and as an educator — for much of his career success. Full Story

 

McDaniel College Theatre Arts students in character from the performance of 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'
McDaniel College Theatre Arts students perform in the H-I-L-A-R-I-O-U-S musical comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m. March 4-7 in WMC Alumni Hall. (Note: the show contains some adult content and is suitable for… Full Story

 

McDaniel College wrestler Ryan O'Boyle, the 2015 Centennial Conference wrestling champion.
Ryan O'Boyle of North Reading, Mass., won the 133-pound weight class to successfully defend his title Feb. 14 and lead McDaniel to a fourth-place showing at the 2015 Centennial Conference (CC) wrestling championship hosted by McDaniel. Full Story

 

Sun Loather by Brian Cirmo, art exhibition opening Feb. 26
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story

 

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Senior Meghan Sturgill checks the floating arenas she and junior Josh Viar designed to study the ecological role of dragonfly larvae in ponds for their student-faculty research project.
Braving heat, mud and bugs that bite, Meghan Sturgill and Josh Viar researched the ecological role of dragonfly larvae in ponds using the floating arenas and field-worthy research methods they designed in Biology professor Molly Jacobs’ lab. Full Story

 

Senior Garrett Schey (left), and adjunct professor Steve Robertson (right) are in the instrumental lab with sophomore Brandon Creyer, holding the crock they used to show University of California Berkeley archeology students via Skype how to analyze wine r
McDaniel wine chemistry students ventured into the future using Skype to help University of California Berkeley archeology students understand the past through analysis of wine residues in ancient artifacts. Full Story

 

McDaniel Mathematics professor Ben Steinhurst with students.
The intersection of hyperbolic geometry and crochet provided that incredible “aha” moment for every one of Mathematics professor Ben Steinhurst’s 10 students. Full Story

 

Christopher Scotton, a 1983 alumnus of McDaniel, author of The Secret Wisdom of the Earth.
Not many first time authors have their work reviewed by the New York Times or are interviewed on National Public Radio. But Christopher Scotton, a 1983 alumnus of McDaniel, achieved both with his debut novel, “The Secret Wisdom of the… Full Story

 

McDaniel College Communication professor Robert Trader.
With the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) expected to make a decision about net neutrality by the end of February, Communication professor Robert Trader explains what the buzz is about. Full Story

 

Music professor Glenn Caldwell
Professor of Music Glenn Caldwell spent the fall semester on sabbatical practicing the talents that make him so effective in Levine Hall classrooms – composing, arranging and conducting. The time off from teaching responsibilities also gave… Full Story

 

Film Lovers in Carroll County (FLICC) presents the 12th annual Foreign Film Festival, sponsored by McDaniel College, at the Carroll County Arts Center (CCAC) on Fridays in February. Full Story

 

Filmmaker Byron Hurt
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story

 

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McDaniel women’s basketball (19-1, 12-1 CC) became the first team to clinch a berth in the conference tournament Jan. 31 with three full weeks to play in the regular season after a 63-52 Centennial Conference (CC) victory over Muhlenberg. Full Story