News Archive - April 2012

More than 25 honors for academic achievement and leadership were awarded to juniors, sophomores and first-year students during the 2 p.m. April 29 Spring Awards ceremony in Baker Memorial Chapel. Students were also named to three… Full Story


“Layered Illusions,” the first of two senior capstone exhibitions by graduating Art students, opens April 17 through April 27 in Rice Gallery. The opening reception is 7-9 p.m. April 17. Full Story


Carroll L. Yingling, financial advisor and College alumnus has been named to the McDaniel College Board of Trustees at its annual meeting held on the Westminster campus April 13.Since graduating from the College in 1968, Westminster… Full Story


World of Warcraft master systems designer Greg Street, class of 1991, talks about how his liberal arts education at McDaniel helped him become a video game designer at 7 p.m. April 30 during SmartTALK with president Roger Casey in Decker… Full Story


In two weeks, captain Greg Bowman and the rest of the men’s golf team will defend their conference championship title. With graduation around the corner for the senior Business Administration major, Bowman contemplates his future after… Full Story


McDaniel College Theatre Arts students perform in the whimsical romantic comedy “Almost, Maine” directed by Ray Ficca, artistic director of Totem Pole Playhouse, Fayettville, Pa., at 7:30 p.m. April 18-21 in WMC Alumni Hall.Tickets are… Full Story


Six students from professor Mona Becker’s Environmental Problem Solving class are taking service-learning to a new level by transforming a community eyesore into the bio-diverse wetland it was meant to be.So far, most of the work in… Full Story


The annual Scholarship Luncheon held April 15 on campus drew over 220 guests to celebrate the special connection between scholarship winners and the generous donors who fund the College’s 325 endowed and annual scholarships, which… Full Story


- Senior Capstone Exhibition One: “Layered Illiusions” April 17-27 in the Rice Gallery in Peterson Hall. The artists’ reception will be held 7-9 pm. April 17. Gallery hours: 410-857-2595.- On Stage: “Almost Maine” 7:30 p.m. April… Full Story


A portrait of McDaniel’s eighth president, Joan Develin Coley, was unveiled at the annual trustee-faculty dinner held April 13 in Decker Forum.Joining the faculty in 1973 as Director of the Graduate Reading Program, Coley went on to serve… Full Story


From lobster larvae to invasive weeds, from stem cells to gene expression, the Biology capstone projects on exhibit April 16-20 in Eaton Hall represent senior Biology majors’ diverse research interests.Meredith Meyers of Manchester, Md.,… Full Story


Senior JS Duke of Fort Washington, Pa., led the Green Terror (7-6, 3-3 CC) with a goal and three assists in Centennial Conference (CC) men's lacrosse action April 14 when McDaniel scored the final five goals of the game to defeat Ursinus… Full Story


'Planet Carroll: Our Environmental Future?' celebrates Earth Day with a week of events beginning April 16 that partner McDaniel College and Carroll Community College with local environmental groups to raise awareness about growth and… Full Story


Education professor Francis “Skip” Fennell who developed the first graduate program for elementary mathematics teachers in Maryland will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics at its… Full Story


Claudia Emerson, a Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former poet laureate of Virginia, will give the annual Bothe Poetry Reading at 7:30 p.m. April 11 in McDaniel Lounge. The event is free and open to the public.Claudia Emerson received the… Full Story


McDaniel professor Julia Jasken and Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity were honored March 31 by the Maryland-D.C. Campus Compact with two statewide awards for service learning and civic engagement. Full Story


- “New Orleans” Civil War Exhibit April 2-June 29, Hoover Library main floor.- Diversity week, April 2-7 Full Story


Freshman Caroline Brehm of Hanover, Pa. threw her first collegiate no-hitter on Saturday – on Sunday, she twirled her first seven-inning no-no, keying a McDaniel doubleheader sweep of Haverford in Centennial Conference (CC) softball… Full Story


Physics, Art and Philosophy – and every other major at McDaniel – share a few course listings, among them the junior writing experience. But the similarities among these courses begin and end with the writing-in-the-discipline (WID)… Full Story


McDaniel College hosts a “Conversation with Washington Insiders” at 2:30 p.m. April 15, featuring a discussion with Washington, D.C., journalists and husband and wife, Al Hunt of Bloomberg News and Judy Woodruff of “PBS NewsHour.”Dr.… Full Story


Senior Chelsea Watkins hopes to turn her passion for sustainability, animals and the environment into a career. But first she will seize a once-in-a- lifetime opportunity to coach lacrosse in England.“It will be the coolest learning… Full Story


Richard Brett is a man of many talents in the cinema industry – directing, editing, producing, and even operating the camera. Recently he won a trio of awards for doing what he loves best: Writing.Brett, Associate Professor of… Full Story


The annual Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Exhibition at McDaniel College highlights the best artwork by students. The exhibition runs April 3-13 in Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. An opening reception is 7-9 p.m. April 3.All students in… Full Story


About 100 McDaniel College student volunteers teamed up with 66 K-12 students for the 23rd annual Tournament of Champions Mar 29.The event is designed for K-12 students with orthopedic, visual and behavioral needs who participate in regular… Full Story