News Archive - March 2010

Nathan Hultman, assistant professor at the University of Maryland and associate director of the Joint Global Change Research Institute, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, will give the annual Honors Program lecture “Cross-examining… Full Story

 

Robin Armstrong, associate professor of Music, has won a highly prestigious and coveted Teaching Development grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities.Armstrong, who will work on her project during Spring and Summer 2011, said she… Full Story

 

As a dual major in Economics and Accounting, Aaron Slaughter ’10 was quite curious about the inner workings of a large financial firm that is situated just minutes from McDaniel’s Westminster campus.“You read about it and take all… Full Story

 

Work began March 23 to install field lighting in Bair Stadium as one of the features outlined in planned improvements to the College’s largest outdoor athletic arena.The project calls for sports lighting fixtures that provide three levels… Full Story

 

by Katherine Restrepo ’12Gibbs Preston has a clear memory of being introduced to the fundamentals of the game of lacrosse by his father, Bruce, when he was 6 years old. In the back yard of their Baltimore home, father and son each held a… Full Story

 

McDaniel College’s Department of Theatre Arts presents “Vanities,” an astute, thought-provoking, laugh-out-loud tale of an innocent America coming of age, 7:30 p.m. April 14-17 in WMC Alumni Hall.The play is open to the public. Tickets… Full Story

 

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Irish folk artist Christopher James and the Broesler School of Irish Dancers will perform 4:30-6 p.m. March 31 in McDaniel Lounge. Full Story

 

By Danielle Lombardi ’09One person’s trash may be another person’s treasure — and it just may be somebody else’s high couture. Or so it seemed on March 25 at the “Reduce, Reuse, Re-fashion” show, where the Art Club and the… Full Story

 

President Joan Develin Coley was honored March 19 as one of central Maryland’s Hometown Heroes. These annual awards recognize those who have displayed extraordinary acts of bravery, courage, kindness and community service. Coley received… Full Story

 

Spring fever has definitely hit The Hill and there’s lots of passion in the upcoming issue. We explore why academics are swooning over romance fiction, thanks in large part to serious scholarship by our own English Professor Pam Regis. We… Full Story

 

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Spring Break March 13-21. Classes resume Monday, March 22. Full Story

 

Michelle Meredith Shearer M.S. ’96 knows that chemistry is everywhere, and believes that chemistry is for everybody. It is a philosophy that not only empowers her teaching – whether at the Maryland School for the Deaf or Urbana High… Full Story

 

McDaniel College presents “Prijedor: Lives from the Bosnian Genocide” March 22-April 2 in Decker College Center.The exhibit is free and open to the public. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m. March 23 in Decker College Center. Full Story

 

Poet, essayist and lyricist Mary Jo Salter will present readings from her work during the 24th annual B. Christopher Bothe Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 25 in McDaniel Lounge.Salter is a true "woman of letters," according to Kathy Mangan,… Full Story

 

McDaniel Honors Art students will present "That's What She Said," a mixed-media exhibition March 23-April 2 on campus in the Esther Rice Gallery of Peterson Hall. Artists will be available 7-9 p.m. March 23 to discuss their work, which… Full Story

 

Fluent in Spanish and certified as an emergency medical technician, Caitlin Rivet ’10 recently spent several weeks in rural regions around Nicaragua translating for doctors and patients, monitoring patients’ vital signs and educating… Full Story

 

McDaniel College senior Eric Lemmon has earned the 2010 John and Edythe Portz Award for Outstanding Maryland Honors Student at a Four-Year College.The Maryland Collegiate Honors Council gives the Portz Award annually to acknowledge the… Full Story

 

McDaniel College senior Eric Lemmon has earned the 2010 John and Edythe Portz Award for Outstanding Maryland Honors Student at a Four-Year College.The Maryland Collegiate Honors Council gives the Portz Award annually to acknowledge the… Full Story

 

McDaniel travels to Newport News, Va., for the 2010 NCAA Division III women's basketball first and second rounds, beginning on March 5, after Green Terror seniors Sally Grace, Ashley Lyles and Ali Moreland led the team to a 72-56 victory… Full Story

 

 

 

All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Free tax assistance for low- to moderate-income taxpayers through April 3. The program, called the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), is designed to help… Full Story

 

McDaniel College’s Department of Theatre Arts presents “Blood Wedding,” an intensely passionate play based on true events, at 7:30 p.m. March 3-6 in WMC Alumni Hall.The play is open to the public. Tickets are $7 for adults; $5 for… Full Story

 

For History major Chris Bolesta ’11, spending two weeks on a Jan Term study tour traveling across central Europe was a dream come true.“This has been a dream of mine for more than 10 years,” Bolesta says of the days he spent traversing… Full Story

 

By Katherine Restrepo ’12Brock Glotfelty has proven to the Centennial Conference who’s boss. Not only was he named Wrestler of the Year, but he has earned the heavyweight champion title for the second straight season. Glotfelty, a… Full Story

 

McDaniel’s Asian Community Coalition treated more than 175 students, professors and friends to a glimpse of Korea through song, sights, dialect, fine craft and delectable cuisine. Guests were immersed in the culture of the northeast Asian… Full Story

 

McDaniel College has launched the Teagle Diversity Scholars Program, a student-faculty research initiative aimed at enhancing diversity initiatives inside and outside the classroom.As part of a five-college collaborative that includes… Full Story