News Archive - February 2016

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Mona Kerby knows children’s books. The McDaniel professor helped select the 2016 list of outstanding international books for young people and is the acclaimed author of the award-winning “Owney, the Mail Pouch Pooch” and 10 other titles for… Full Story

 

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

 

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McDaniel College recently welcomed Sandra Clark as registrar in the Academic Affairs division of the college. Clark brings 14 years of experience as registrar at Montgomery College and Harford Community College plus experience at Towson… Full Story

 

Jeremy Goldman, past president of the Maryland School Counselor Association, presents McDaniel graduate student Jake Winemiller with a certificate in honor of being named Graduate Student of the Year
The recognition continues for school counselors with ties to McDaniel College.  Full Story

 

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Craig Franson presents the McDaniel College Honors Lecture, “Joss Whedon: American Frankenstein” at 7 p.m. March 8 in 108 Hill Hall. Franson, associate professor of English at La Salle University, will examine several of screenwriter,… Full Story

 

Edit Frenyo
Edit Frenyó, who witnessed Europe’s migrant crisis firsthand as refugees arrived in her native Hungary to seek asylum, speaks about the challenges and opportunities in the age of global mobility at McDaniel College’s annual Global Issues… Full Story

 

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Julia “Cheeny” Celebrado-Royer, a 2014 alumna of McDaniel College, has been selected as a semifinalist for the 11th annual Janet & Walter Sondheim Artscape Prize produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts. Full Story

 

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When Environmental Studies major Ben Munyan graduated from McDaniel in May of 2013, he knew he would be on a plane to Nicaragua within three months to serve as a Peace Corps volunteer for the next two years. However, he had no idea how much… Full Story

 

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McDaniel College has appointed Julia Jasken as new provost and dean of the faculty. Full Story

 

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Deep in the Peruvian rain forest over Jan Term, 12 McDaniel students made the discovery of a lifetime. Disconnected from their cell phones and internet, not a mirror in sight, they found themselves. It’s as simple and complex as that. Full Story

 

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Ryan O'Boyle of North Reading, Mass., became McDaniel's fifth three-time Centennial Conference (CC) wrestling champion, recording a trio of pins Feb. 13 en route to the title at 133. Full Story

 

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McDaniel students, Political Science professor Herb Smith and president Roger Casey celebrated Maryland Independent Higher Education Day Feb. 11 with visits to Maryland legislators in Annapolis to thank them for their support of funding the… Full Story

 

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McDaniel College Theatre presents Steve Martin’s comedy “Picasso at the Lapin Agile,” at 7:30 p.m. March 2-5 in WMC Alumni Hall. The show is directed by visiting Theatre Arts professor Gené Fouché.  Full Story

 

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Environmental economist Yoram Bauman speaks on “Comedy, Economics and Climate Change” at McDaniel’s annual Ridington Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 1 in Decker Center Forum. The lecture is free and open to the public.  Full Story

 

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President Roger N. Casey will lead a conversation with Kevin Culley ’99, Under Armour’s senior director of business development and innovation at 7 p.m. Feb. 24 when the McDaniel College SmartTALK series returns to Decker Center Forum. The… Full Story

 

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The greening of McDaniel
At McDaniel College, we believe in the responsible use and protection of our earth through conservation and sustainable practices. Here's a look back at 2015 and our commitment to a green campus. Full Story

 

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For the second time this season, Lindsey Nichols of Wilmington, Del., a senior on the McDaniel women's basketball team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Co-Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 25-31. Full Story

 

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Nearly one-third of McDaniel students participated in Jan Term’s three-week mini-mester which ended on Jan. 22, just before winter storm Jonas roared across campus. Full Story

 

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I Love the Hill month kicked off Feb. 2 with more than 500 students, faculty and staff sharing the countless and varied reasons they love McDaniel. Only four days into February, more than 50 alumni and parents had already mailed their love… Full Story

 

Coloring books for adults:  Latest fad.  Meditation tool.  Stress reliever?
Three trend-savvy students in senior Psychology lecturer Paul Mazeroff’s “Coping with Stress” Jan Term class were curious about the popularity of adult coloring books and their apparent use as a stress-management technique. Full Story

 

Manuel Miranda receives Reiki treatments from Erik Meyer (left) and Destany Boykin.
Most of the students — including a few Green Terror wrestlers and swimmers — in Sociology professor Deb Lemke’s “Good Vibrations: Reiki and Reflexology” course admit to being skeptical at first. But they also walked in with open minds, for… Full Story

 

Photo of Old Main bell on McDaniel College campus during blizzard January 2016
Winter storm Jonas roared onto campus Friday, Jan. 22, and within 24 hours dumped more than two feet of snow on the Hill. Jan Term had ended that day. Spring semester move in was scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 24. But Jonas had other plans. Full Story

 

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The Winter/Spring 2016 edition of McLive is out — and available online here. Hill Happenings offers a digest of events coming up in the next three weeks. Full Story

 

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McDaniel College presents “Robert Schumann: Genius and Madness” at 7 p.m. Feb. 10 in McDaniel Lounge. The performance, which is free and open to the public, explores famed composer Robert Schumann.   Schumann is regarded as one of the… Full Story

 

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Students at Carroll Community College and McDaniel College are working together to prepare income tax returns for eligible members of the community through the IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Returns are prepared free of… Full Story

 

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