News Archive - April 2015

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 28. 2015 Full Story

 

Green Terror Baseball
McDaniel will travel to Baltimore, Md., in search of its first Centennial Conference (CC) baseball championship this weekend. Full Story

 

Trumpeters (Leigh Brownell is studying abroad in Nepal.)
Clarissa Balint, Roger Isom, Jr., Mariah Ligas, Shannon McClellan and Kamiko O’Rullian
More than 25 honors for academic achievement and leadership were awarded to juniors, sophomores and first-year students during the April 26 Spring Awards ceremony held in Decker Center Forum. Students were also named to two prestigious… Full Story

 

McDaniel College will hold its 145th Commencement at 2 p.m. May 23 in Gill Center with more than 600 bachelor’s and master’s degrees to be awarded. Admission to the ceremony is by ticket only. Full Story

 

Alexa Schreier '15, Sarah Hull '15
Shakespeare once said, “If music be the food of love, play on.” For students and faculty at McDaniel on April 23, that music was “Happy Birthday.” Full Story

 

Deb Lanius Cameron, Martin K. P. Hill, Roger N. Casey
McDaniel College Board Chair Martin K.P. Hill has been named an honorary alumnus of the college. He has served on the Board of Trustees since 1993 and as chairman since 2007. Full Story

 

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Prepare to fall in love with the College all over again when you receive the spring issue  of the magazine. Read about how a newlywed was empowered by her liberal arts education to turn her name-change hassle into a booming online business.… Full Story

 

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

 

Michille Caples in library
Transport a Greek tragedy into present-day Maryland and structure it like a contemporary romance novel. What do you get? “Antigone Rising,” the budding manuscript and thesis project of graduate student Michille Caples. Full Story

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2015 Full Story

 

Two students jump on top of bubble wrap in Kriel Lounge
Loud popping noises met laughter as students burst the bubble wrap coating the floor of Kriel Lounge. This was the symbolic sound of homophobia being stomped out. Full Story

 

David Drobis, retired public relations executive, is the recipient of the Trustee Alumni Award, the highest alumni honor given at McDaniel in recognition of alumni career and service achievement. A 1963 alumnus, he earned a bachelor’s degree… Full Story

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 24, 2015 Full Story

 

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McDaniel Honors Program students — from all four class years — presented papers at regional and state honors council events in April, and freshman Stefan Specian of Windham, N.H., was elected a student representative to the Maryland… Full Story

 

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Students at McDaniel College participate in a variety of spring musical performances at the college, which are free and open to the public. For more information, call 410-857-2599. Full Story

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 20, 2015 Full Story

 

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It's time for high school seniors to decide where they will be going to college this fall. Why should admitted applicants choose McDaniel? Hear it directly from our students. Full Story

 

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News. Photos. College leadership. Experts. Calendars. Social media feeds. Now it’s all in a one-stop shop — introducing the college’s new online Media Center. Full Story

 

Caroline Brehm
For the third straight week — and fourth time this season — Caroline Brehm of Hanover, Pa., a senior on the McDaniel softball team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Pitcher of the Week. Full Story

 

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

 

“Madonna and Christ Child with Two Saints,” Late 13th century
Art History professor Gretchen McKay may focus her scholarship on thousand-year-old Byzantine art, but when it comes to her teaching techniques, she’s always looking to the future for new, better ways to engage her students. Full Story

 

Thomas McGee from Taneytown Elementary School runs under a rainbow-colored parachute held and ruffled by his partner McDaniel sophomore Ben Kohn of Finksburg, Md.
McDaniel College made news regionally for two community service events. Full Story

 

Lori Frome with her son Max.
Lori Frome knew exactly what her capstone research topic for her master’s degree would be after seeing remarkable changes in a child with severe Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) when all screen time — TV, tablet, computer — was eliminated.… Full Story

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2015 Full Story

 

Ryan Lutes
There are two ways of looking at Ryan Lutes’ bustling business — on the front end he dismantles and recycles old trash containers, and on the back end he supplies the material to produce dashboards for luxury cars. Full Story

 

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Oddly enough, Brandan Lurz’s research to isolate and identify the chemical compounds in medicinal plants used by the ancient Native Americans was inspired by the book, “Wicked Plants: The Weed that Killed Lincoln’s Mother and other Botanical… Full Story

 

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Adrian Plaisance ’17 has been named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow, one of 201 student leaders nationwide recognized by Campus Compact. He has also won a $10,000 Cargill grant to travel to three countries next fall. Full Story

 

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The annual “Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Exhibition,” highlighting the best artwork by students at McDaniel College, runs April 7–18, in Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. Full Story

 

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