News Archive - March 2015

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Foreign Languages professor Martine Motard-Noar, speaking in French with English subtitles, talks about McDaniel’s recent French Day, when Carroll County high school students from Westminster and Winters Mill high schools were on campus to… Full Story

 

Dr. Randy Morrison (left) and Dr. Pamela Regis
Two of McDaniel’s faculty experts were recently quoted in the news on widely diverse topics — Biology professor Randall Morrison commented in The Scientist on color change in chameleons and English professor Pamela Regis discussed scholarly… Full Story

 

Jamie Weisser, Caroline Brehm
The Green Terror scored Centennial Conference Players of the Week honors March 23–29 for softball and men’s and women’s lacrosse. Full Story

 

In Plain Sight
A calendar listing of McDaniel concerts, theatre productions, art exhibitions, lectures and more. Full Story

 

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Garret Schey (left) and Professor Rick Smith
Not many undergraduates have the opportunity to conduct basic research that is directly applicable to a real-life situation, yet that’s exactly the potential impact of senior Garrett Schey’s e-cigarette studies. Full Story

 

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Students in Hill 203 shifted seamlessly between debating which superhero would win in a fight to analyzing the schools of philosophy and psychology embodied by their favorite characters from “The Watchmen.” Full Story

 

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“Absolutely Almost,” by adjunct lecturer Lisa Graff, belies its title. Full Story

 

New cohort of Global Fellows commits to global education
Nineteen first-year students joined the third class of Global Fellows on March 24, bringing the total number of participants to 58. Meant to enrich academic study in any discipline, membership in the Global Fellows Program formally… Full Story

 

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Zach Brown '14 at EPCOT
For Zachery Brown, dreams really do come true at Walt Disney World. The 2014 grad shares the magic of Disney with thousands of guests a day as Innoventions Presenter at EPCOT. Full Story

 

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In a recent “Music, Mind and Brain” lab, Laine Nightingale is wired to the Galvanic Skin Response Amplifier (GSR) as violent images from the dystopian classic, “A Clockwork Orange,” flash on a screen not three feet from her face. The… Full Story

 

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Four student-athletes have been named to the Green and Gold Honor Roll and 125 student-athletes earn Dean’s List honors. Full Story

 

Pianist Ivo Kaltchev performs 7:30 p.m. March 27
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story

 

Students (left to right) Brandon Creyer '17, Rollin Mills '15, Maggie Heller '16 and Brent Linaweaver '16 battle it out in the final round of the tournament for Mountain Dew, Doritos, and bragging rights.
The competitors take their places and prepare for the tournament as a crowd gathers around to watch. No, this isn’t a sporting event; this is Mario Kart. Full Story

 

Sophomore Elena (Alyona) Skovorodnikova stands on the Gellért Hill on the Buda of Budapest during her semester studying abroad at McDaniel Europe.
Three Global Fellows are studying abroad this semester thanks to the Kahlert Foundation. Full Story

 

Katarina Winhauer (left) and Ali Duhan meet to collaborate on the paper they recently presented at a Religious Studies conference.
Two students represented McDaniel March 6 at the Mid-Atlantic Region conference of the American Academy of Religion in Columbia, Md. Full Story

 

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Alumni, students, professors and staff sent in more than 800 hearts proclaiming the many reasons they love McDaniel during the month-long I Love the Hill campaign. Find out the campaign total gifts with the Mystery Couple's match in the… Full Story

 

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Nine senior Honors Art students exhibit a variety of work in “Honorable Discharge” opening March 24 in Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. The exhibition runs through April 4, with an opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. March 26 and gallery talk at 6… Full Story

 

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Sheldon Danziger, one of the leading poverty scholars in the United States, to speak at McDaniel College’s annual Ridington Lecture at 7:30pm on March 26, 2015.
Sheldon Danziger, one of the leading poverty scholars in the United States, speaks at McDaniel College’s annual Ridington Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 26 in Decker Center Forum. The lecture is free and open to the public. Full Story

 

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Masha Paul ’14 (third from left) celebrates with other pages in front of 30 Rockefeller Center, the home of NBC Studios in New York City.
The pinnacle of Masha Paul’s year in the NBC Page Program, where no day is like the next, was working audience coordination for the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special. Full Story

 

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Campus windows were plastered with more than 800 “I Love the Hill” hearts in February, proving that the love for Green and Gold runs strong.
Campus windows were plastered with more than 800 “I Love the Hill” hearts in February, proving that the love for Green and Gold runs strong. Full Story

 

Jeremy Goldman, president of the Maryland School Counselor Association with Lisa Spera, the 2015 Maryland School Counselor of the Year at the elementary level.
Lisa Spera, a 2008 graduate of McDaniel’s master’s program in Counseling, was hired immediately after earning her degree to help open the brand-new Ebb Valley Elementary School in Manchester. Her success in supporting students’ social and… Full Story

 

McDaniel chemistry major Laura Maurer and chemistry professor Peter Craig.
Laura Maurer has been named an SCI Scholar by the Society of Chemical Industry (SCI). The junior Chemistry major from Lancaster, Pa., will have the opportunity to sample a career in the chemical industry through a 10-week paid internship at… Full Story

 

Musician Tim Jenkins
“Local Goes Global,” highlights Carroll County musicians, many of whom are McDaniel College faculty members, performing a selection of jazz, blues and Tango in a concert fundraiser for IMA World Health. The benefit concert is 7–9 p.m. with a… Full Story

 

NAGC awards ceremony of (l to r) U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski with co-winners of the National Association for Gifted Children’s President’s Award Nancy Grasmick, retired Maryland Superintendent of Schools, and Jeanne Paynter, lecturer in McDaniel’s
The National Association for Gifted Children recently recognized Jeanne Paynter’s passion, advocacy and innovation in the field of gifted education with its distinguished President’s Award. Full Story

 

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Sit back and enjoy the new McDaniel YouTube video featuring the recently completed renovations to Theatre Arts department studios, labs and theatre in WMC Alumni Hall. Subscribe to McDaniel’s YouTube channel to stay in touch with all that’s… Full Story

 

Carol Frost.
Carol Frost, a recipient of two fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts and winner of four Pushcart Prizes, will give the annual Bothe Poetry Reading at 7:30 p.m. March 10 in McDaniel Lounge. This event is free and open to the public. Full Story

 

Cover art from a book by Karen Abbott.
Karen Abbott, author of “Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War,” will give a book talk at 7:30 p.m. March 6 in McDaniel Lounge. This event will include an interview with Abbott, conducted by McDaniel History… Full Story

 

American Prize by Tim Doud
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story

 

The women’s basketball team will travel this weekend to Salisbury, Md., with an at large bid into the NCAA Division III women’s basketball field.
The women’s basketball team will travel this weekend to Salisbury, Md., with an at large bid into the NCAA Division III women’s basketball field. Full Story