News Archive - March 2009

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- McDaniel College Honors Art Exhibition, “We Put the Art in Smart: The Pretentious Show,” from March 24-April 3 in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall.… Full Story


BaseballCatholic scored an 8-4 victory over McDaniel March 10 in non-conference baseball action.Men’s golfKJ Mazurek (Rumson, N.J./Rumson-Fair Haven) carded a 75 March 17 to finish tied for second overall and lead McDaniel to a… Full Story


Greg Alles, professor of Philosophy and Religious Studies, gave a paper on “Joachim Wach’s Unfinished Program” to the Arts of Interpretation Group, affiliated with the American Academy of Religion, in November in Chicago. Last fall, he… Full Story


The McDaniel College Department of Art and Art History presents the Honors Art Exhibition, “We Put the Art in Smart: The Pretentious Show,” from March 24-April 3 in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall.The exhibit is free… Full Story


The spring issue of The Hill is hot off the presses with stories about determination, persistence and triumph in the face of adversity. Find out what Roger Young ’72 is doing to reverse the rising trend of premature births. Learn which… Full Story


About 150 Carroll County students and their teachers and chaperones recently visited campus to indulge in French culture, games and food as part of McDaniel’s French Day experience.Martine Motard-Noar, professor of French in the Department… Full Story


By traditional mid-term exam standards, Art Professor Linda Van Hart’s assignment to her students in her “Mixed Media Collage: Visual Poetry” course might have seemed curious:“Why write when the objective is to compose recycled wood… Full Story


Seniors Kevin Bowman and Teresa Tilyou had an opportunity last summer to work with Chemistry Professor Peter Craig conducting research that may lead to treatments for certain poisons in people and the planet.Under Craig’s watchful eye,… Full Story


Melissa Rauschenberg ’10 was initially nervous about working with homeless people at the county cold-weather shelter. She had heard so many stereotypes about the homeless – they’re dirty, drug-addicted, mentally impaired – and she… Full Story


It wasn’t too long ago that saying goodbye to a friend studying abroad was an emotional and tearful conversation. Now, the parting words often exchanged are, “See you tomorrow.”The newest technologies enable students to keep virtually… Full Story


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Through March 13: Charlie Risselada: Poured Paintings in the Esther Prangley Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. For gallery hours, call 410-857-2595. Full Story


In baseball:Troy Tipton (Hanover, Pa./South Western) went 3-for-4 with a walk and hit by pitch, adding two RBIs, a double and a triple to lead McDaniel to a doubleheader sweep of Scranton March 8 in season-opening baseball action for both… Full Story


Ever since they were freshmen, Kim Staub and Steve Wilson have considered October through February the best time of the year. The past five months mark the seniors final collegiate basketball season, but the fond memories of their time on… Full Story


Award-winning author and professor Barbara Hurd presents “What We Talk About When We Talk about Nature," insights and readings from her work, during McDaniel’s 2009 Bothe Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 26 on campus in McDaniel Lounge.Author… Full Story


Since leaving The Hill less than a year ago, alumnus Peter Kendall ’08 has been busy.The stage actor has hopped from one project to another – from the Washington, D.C.-based Studio Theatre productions of “The History Boys” and… Full Story


Nearly two dozen McDaniel College students answered the call for “fun, serious, wacky or conventional art” with submissions made entirely of recyclable materials for the school’s first Recycleable Art Contest. The contest was held to… Full Story


In their quest to take a deeper look at the influential role of advocates in the legislative process, a group of McDaniel College students recently ventured to Annapolis to participate in the statewide 13th Annual Social Work Students’… Full Story


When a television movie producer stops by to spend time with your class and then offers to meet at the dining hall to talk more, Theatre Arts major Chris Molloy ‘10 figures it’s best to clear your schedule.“I have no grand vision that… Full Story


Rob Holthause, a senior Environmental Policy and Science major, is unabashedly certain that his research into geothermal heating and cooling could help radically reduce the college’s carbon dioxide emissions and potentially save the campus… Full Story