News Archive - July 2009

(Read the full story on the Athletics website)The Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) announced its 2008-09 Academic Top 25 Team Honor Roll recently, and McDaniel was among the honorees. Full Story


There’s nothing quite like fall on the Hill. The red, amber and golden hues of autumn replace green – except of course for the green in Green Terror. It’s a time to get back to academics for sure, but it’s also a great time to… Full Story


Students learn much from savvy Political Science Professor Herb Smith – most importantly, how to form their own opinions. A new part-time assignment for Smith lures him outside the classroom to weigh in on the politics of Maryland’s… Full Story


July is the month for yellow fever, that is, for cycling fans whose eyes focus on the 23-day Tour de France, the world’s most prestigious annual bicycle race and the cyclist in the winning yellow jersey.On July 17, a different peloton… Full Story


Common Ground on the Hill celebrated its 15th year in residence at McDaniel College with near record attendance – 500 folks – during its annual Traditions Weeks workshops and concerts this summer. Participants from Carroll County and far… Full Story


As McDaniel College prepares for its 142nd academic year, three professors noted by students for quality teaching and advising have been promoted to the rank of full professor in their respective disciplines, and seven faculty members have… Full Story


The way 10-year-old Anna Lignelli sees it, not bringing in the mail can cause serious complications.If you don’t bring in the mail, you won’t know what’s happening in the world. You won’t know which bills to pay. And, to get the… Full Story


Squinting his eyes in the darkened laboratory, Wesley Weicht leaned into the microscope and adjusted the focus as he searched for distinctive features among several hair samples tied to a group of suspects. One, he knew, would match a… Full Story


For some, the summer is a time to kick back and relax. But the Biology, Chemistry and Physics departments at McDaniel College are buzzing with research activity.Alongside Professor Bill Pagonis, six Physics majors are investigating the… Full Story