News Archive - September 2012

Senior Hayoung Kim and her new friends from all over the world held hands at the Preparing Global Leaders Institute (PGLI) this summer in Macedonia and promised a future of peace. Full Story


The question professors Melanie Nilsson and Mona Becker are asking after exploring service-learning opportunities at the Lakota Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota this summer is how best, amid such great need, can McDaniel students… Full Story


Encouraged when their recording won the state’s top grant for world music, 3 Trees with McDaniel adjunct lecturer Jon Seligman decided to record a CD based on the same traditional Turkish musical themes and North and West African… Full Story


McDaniel College presents the hit musical “Hairspray” performed by McDaniel Theatre Arts students. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-6 on campus in WMC Alumni Hall. Full Story


With the presidential election fast approaching, McDaniel College presents “Dialogue on Presidential Election” at 7 p.m. Oct. 2 on campus in McDaniel Lounge and opens Rice Gallery for extended hours until 8 p.m. for the exhibition… Full Story


  Jan Woolley, a senior from Ephrata, Pa., has been named the women's soccer Centennial Conference (CC) Defensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 10-16. Woolley led the Green Terror (4-2, 1-2 CC) to its first 4-0 start since… Full Story


Michael Kimmel - Second Annual Zepp Lecturer - McDaniel College
Read on for a look at events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


McDaniel College first year students ring in their time on the Hill. With President Roger Casey.
McDaniel College continues to be recognized as a top liberal arts college and is ranked among the first tier of national liberal arts colleges in the U.S. News Best Colleges 2013 rankings released September 12. Full Story


McDaniel’s wine chemistry student researchers and mentor Steve Robertson check the grapes at alumna and trustee Carolyn and Bob Scott’s Bellendene Vineyards near Westminster, Md.
As McDaniel’s wine chemistry group grows in student researchers and variety of topics, their mentor sees his plan for the group to be a resource to Maryland’s winery community coming to fruition. In fact, a recent grant from the Maryland… Full Story


McDaniel College Green Terror ROTC cadet Katharine Armstrong with students during summer training.
Green Terror ROTC cadets Katharine Armstrong, Jasmine McCormick and James Young didn’t join the Army to see the world, but it sure is turning out that way. Their summer training and cultural experiences in Senegal, Tunisia and Korea… Full Story


Sushi! Peaches! Romaine! Milkshakes?! Most of the 100 or so students who flooded Green&Go when the doors opened at noon Sept. 7 spoke in one word sentences. But still they made their excitement clear – both the convenience store and its… Full Story


McDaniel College Alumna Felicia Donelson grad from Howard law School accepted into Next Generation leaders Program of the American Constitution Society
Felicia Donelson’s dream job is to be mayor of D.C., and the recent Howard law school grad is already taking steps to see her dream become a reality. Full Story


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Three fall events at McDaniel will explore the political arena as the nation prepares for the upcoming presidential election. An art exhibit examines presidential archetypes in film while a book talk and dialogue with professors and… Full Story


McDaniel College Jan Term class in Italy.
Each year, January Term at McDaniel offers the opportunity for an intensive three weeks of study, where students can explore something new, take on an internship or study abroad. Full Story


Michael Kimmel - Second Annual Zepp Lecturer - McDaniel College
Renowned sociologist Michael Kimmel speaks about his latest book, “Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men,” for the second annual Ira G. Zepp, Jr., Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26 in Decker Center Forum. Full Story


McDaniel College sophomore soccer player Shane McCracken named Centennial Conference player of the week.
Sophomore soccer players Shane McCracken of Marriottsville, Md., and Meghan Sturgill of Westminster, Md., have been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Men’s Co-Offensive and Women’s Offensive Player of the Week respectively for the week… Full Story


Picture of a family enjoying food and fun during McDaniel College's Family Weekend.
Art, music, film, politics and a weekend for families headline September events at McDaniel. Full Story


McDaniel College alumnus Dave Long '06 helps develop oven housing for Mars Curiosity sample analysis
Dave Long’s cheers were mixed with pride as the 2006 grad watched Curiosity land on Mars. On board the rover, as part of its sampling and analysis equipment, are the oven housings developed by Long’s team at Technology Assessment &… Full Story