News Archive - July 2013

George McGurl
Two graduates of McDaniel’s Curriculum & Instruction master’s degree program have been recognized as top teachers in Maryland. Full Story

 

Natalie Stefanelli with English professor Mary Bendel-Simso.
Natalie Stefanelli has spent the summer reading and proofing 150-year-old detective fiction before it is posted online in the Westminster Detective Library, established by two McDaniel professors. Full Story

 

Alyona Skovorodnikova from Krasnoyarsk, Siberia.
Alyona Skovorodnikova says the city of Westminster is “very different” from her hometown of Krasnoyarsk in the middle of Siberia, from its milder climate to its small-town charm to its easy proximity to the cultural centers of Baltimore… Full Story

 

Parents of the class of 2017 check in for Parent Preview.
Spending the night in a dorm may not be every parent’s idea of a weekend getaway, but for the 225 parents who attended McDaniel College’s Parent Preview, it was the perfect chance to experience the life their children will begin in a few… Full Story

 

Economics Professor Kevin McIntyre with senior Kristine Harjes.
From day one, Kristine Harjes has been fascinated with Bitcoin – the digital currency that is the topic of her cutting-edge research with Economics professor Kevin McIntyre. Full Story

 

For the sixth time since the late 1980s, coach Becky Martin’s women’s basketball team has immersed in French culture and scenery – and played the sport they love internationally. Full Story

 

Erin Giles
Academic excellence and community service earned Communication major Erin Giles one of only 35 national Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarships from the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) National Honor Society for First Year Students. Full Story

 

A team from the Summer Science Academy fit their sumo-bot with a javelin.
Although the $40,000 scholarships are an incentive, the reason 85 high school science students are attending McDaniel’s Summer Science Academy is simple – they love science, especially the rockets, robotics, forensics and real-world… Full Story

 

Children in the reading clinic work with teacher in the classroom.
It’s not a typical classroom experience. Log cabin decorations deck the entrances to classrooms, called “cabins,” complete with tents, campfires and plush wildlife. Within these cabins, graduate students in McDaniel’s Reading Specialist:… Full Story

 

Eight McDaniel faculty received 11 development grants to conduct research, present papers and study over the summer months. Full Story

 

Cover of the Hill Summer 2013 edition.
Check out the inspirational story of Myanmar's transition from military rule to democracy as chronicled in photos and commentary by Lin Sun Oo '10. Learn how Keith Swain '90, president of the world's largest work-glove brand, has gained… Full Story