News Archive - September 2011

Hoover Library at McDaniel College bookmarks 20 years with “Looking at our Past, Planning for our Future,” a program featuring keynote speaker Carla Hayden, CEO of Enoch Pratt Free Library, at 4:30-5:30 p.m. Oct. 13 on the second floor of… Full Story

 

When Clara Burgess ’13 was a senior at Westtown School on the outskirts of Philadelphia, she went on a 3-week internship to Ghana. But it wasn’t enough. Full Story

 

Tod Lippy, editor of Esopus magazine and president of the Esopus Foundation Ltd., will give an illustrated talk, “More Than Words,” at 7 p.m. Oct. 12 in Hill Hall, room 108. The event is free and open to the public. Full Story

 

- SmartTALK 11 a.m. Oct. 1 in Decker Center Forum: With 2011 National Teacher of the Year Michelle Meredith Shearer and President Roger Casey.- Inferences and: Paintings by Michael Weiss Sept. 27 – Oct. 14 in Rice Gallery. Opening… Full Story

 

Senior Lindsay Riordon of Monkton, Md., extended her team lead in goals to 11 with her fourth multiple-goal game of the season, scoring two of the first three goals for the Green Terror (6-1, 2-1 CC) in an 8-0 victory Sept. 24 over Bryn Mawr… Full Story

 

Poet, memoirist and essayist Jim Minick will give a reading of his poetry at 5 p.m. Oct. 4 in the Richwine Room of Hoover Library. The event is free and open to the public.Minick returns to campus after some 20 years and award-winning… Full Story

 

McDaniel’s Theatre Arts students perform “The Good Soul of Szechuan,” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 5-8 in WMC Alumni Hall.Directed by Theatre Arts professor Elizabeth van den Berg, and starring senior Yichong (Angel) Li of Nanjing, China, as Shen… Full Story

 

Richard “Dick” Morgan ’69, whose service to his alma mater spans more than three decades, will be the honorary football team captain on Oct. 29 and honored at this year’s Homecoming as Alumnus of the Year.Just about every… Full Story

 

Political Science professor and prominent political analyst Herb Smith is only half joking when he says his new book on Maryland government makes a perfect holiday gift.In “Maryland Politics and Government: Democratic Dominance,” Smith… Full Story

 

In their First Year Seminars, members of McDaniel’s class of 2015 are exploring topics that range from reality TV to killer plants, journalism to nanotechnology – and some have brand new iPads on loan for their investigation of digital… Full Story

 

 

More than 200 librarians and book group members gathered at McDaniel on Sept. 19 to hear award-winning author Laura Lippman; Nancy Pearl, librarian and author of the Book Lust series, and Nora Rawlinson, creator of EarlyWord.com at an event… Full Story

 

When Jan Term registration opens Sept. 26, McDaniel students will find a diverse selection of opportunities to explore uncommon topics through 16 study tours in the U.S. and abroad as well as lectures and fitness classes on campus.After a… Full Story

 

Summer, lobsters and Cape Cod sound like criteria for a perfect holiday. But vacation was the last thing on the minds of Assistant Professor of Biology Molly Jacobs and her student collaborator Meredith Meyers ’12 during their eight weeks… Full Story

 

Poet, playwright and performer Quique Aviles will present his one-man show, “Los Treinta,” a research, oral history and performance project, at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 in McDaniel Lounge. The presentation, sponsored by McDaniel’s Office of… Full Story

 

SmartTALK with the nation’s top teacher, a recital and dedication of newly renovated 50-year-old organ and Family Weekend top the list of activities on the hill Oct. 1-2. Full Story

 

Incoming students and upperclassmen alike participated in the college’s first Welcome Week, attending such activities as a part-time job fair, involvement fair, and a picnic lunch for the Class of 2012.Sponsored by the Office of Student… Full Story

 

Sophomore Joe Rollins matched a 41-year-old program record with 311 rushing yards to lead McDaniel to a 35-14 win over Moravian in the Centennial Conference (CC) football opener for both teams Sept. 10, while cross country and field hockey… Full Story

 

As they moved into their dorm rooms, Class of 2015 women discovered a newly renovated Whiteford Hall.During this summer’s second phase renovations, all of the built-in furniture was removed, and the dorm rooms were painted and carpeted.… Full Story

 

McDaniel College was once again ranked in the first tier of national liberal arts colleges as released today, Tuesday, September 13, by U.S. News & World Report in the 2012 annual college rankings. McDaniel stands among the nation’s… Full Story

 

- Foreign Film, “The Illusionist” 4:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in Decker Auditorium in Lewis Hall of Science.- Holloway Lecture 7:30 p.m. Sept 13 in McDaniel Lounge. “We Dreamed a Dream: Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack… Full Story

 

Author, scholar and professor Eric Sundquist will present the annual Holloway Lecture, "We Dreamed A Dream: Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack Obama," at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in McDaniel Lounge. The lecture is free and open… Full Story

 

McDaniel College will hold two events in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of September 11.The panel discussion, “Looking, Moving Forward – The 10th Anniversary of September 11,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 8 in McDaniel Lounge will be… Full Story

 

Author, scholar and professor Eric Sundquist will present the annual Holloway Lecture, "We Dreamed A Dream: Ralph Ellison, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack Obama," at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in McDaniel Lounge. The lecture is free and open to… Full Story

 

McDaniel’s year-old online graduate certificate program designed to help aspiring authors join the ranks of J.K. Rowling and Dr. Seuss just won Maryland Higher Education Commission endorsement. The completely online “Writing for Children… Full Story

 

McDaniel’s year-old online graduate certificate program designed to help aspiring authors join the ranks of J.K. Rowling and Dr. Seuss just won Maryland Higher Education Commission endorsement. The completely online “Writing for Children… Full Story