News Archive - September 2015

Nicole Hill, a junior at McDaniel College, has been awarded an Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar Award by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education magazine. The student-athlete from Bowie, Md., was selected to the 2015 women’s team for her… Full Story

 

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Kirsten Gibson , a freshman on the McDaniel women's soccer team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Co-Offensive Player of the Week
Kirsten Gibson of Lancaster, Pa., a freshman on the McDaniel women's soccer team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Co-Offensive Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 14-20. Full Story

 

McDaniel College has been named the #10 Best College Tailgate by The Daily Meal. McDaniel is the only non-Division I school to make the list. Of course, this comes as no surprise to anyone who’s ever tailgated on the Hill. Don't miss your… Full Story

 

Each autumn, when Environmental Studies professor Jason Scullion returns to campus, he leaves a little bit of his heart in the Peruvian Amazon. His passion to protect these old-growth rain forests and their rich biodiversity will pull him… Full Story

 

Stephanie Maring, second grade teacher at Parr’s Ridge, enjoying her job and her McDaniel mug.
Faculty in the Education department at McDaniel College have visited with recent graduates of the undergraduate elementary education, secondary education, PreK-12 physical education and BEST initial teacher certification programs bringing… Full Story

 

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McDaniel College offers student-athletes an outstanding experience — athletically, academically and personally. Being an athlete at McDaniel is an opportunity to excel in a competitive environment while attaining a nationally recognized,… Full Story

 

Molecular Biology and Biochemistry major Yann Wendeu-Foyet was intently focused on his Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) internship, researching carbon nanotubes at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.
For most of his summer vacation, Yann Wendeu-Foyet was intently focused on his Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) internship. But make no mistake, the junior Molecular Biology and Biochemistry major was far from sea, sun and… Full Story

 

Margret “Meena” Debnam has two works in the exhibition to compare a herbivore (rabbit, shown here) and a carnivore (raccoon). The homologous features (shared traits due to common ancestry) are color-coordinated.
McDaniel College hosts an exhibition that is the culmination of a collaboration between Baltimore artist Breon Gilleran and McDaniel students in Biology professor Katie Staab’s comparative anatomy class. “Skepsis” runs Oct. 1–30 in… Full Story

 

Carol Armacost Carter will be honored at Homecoming as Alumna of the Year.
Alumni and friends of McDaniel College will gather on the Hill Oct. 16-17 to celebrate Homecoming when the Green Terror football team takes on Franklin and Marshall. Reunions are planned for the classes of 1970, 1975, 1985, 1990, 2005 and… Full Story

 

McDaniel College Theatre Arts students will perform in Moisés Kaufman’s explosive drama “The Laramie Project,” originally developed with members of Tectonic Theatre Project after the 1998 murder of Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyo.… Full Story

 

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Christina Gooding of Milton, Del., a freshman on the McDaniel field hockey team, is named the Centennial Conference (CC) Defensive Player of the Week, and junior Jim Heilman of Lutherville, Md., wins the 5,000-meter race Sept. 5 at the Green… Full Story

 

Peer Mentors help students make the transition to the first year of college.
Waiting on campus for every new McDaniel student is a peer mentor — aka guide, coach, cheerleader, BFF, confidante, adviser, counselor and more. Their singular focus is helping first-year and transfer students navigate and connect during… Full Story

 

McDaniel College remains among the top liberal arts colleges in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report "Best Colleges 2016" rankings released September 9. Full Story

 

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McDaniel’s new McTeer-Zepp Plaza, which will be dedicated during the college’s Homecoming at 10 a.m. Oct. 17, was showcased recently in the Carroll County Times. The landscaped plaza on campus in front of Baker Memorial Chapel features a… Full Story

 

Three alumni have recently been acknowledged for their accomplishments before turning 40. Steven Sharkey ’02 is a Baltimore Business Journal “40 under 40” honoree, and Jaime Walker Luse ’99 and Guy Sheetz ’02 were named to The Daily Record’s… Full Story

 

President Roger Casey will lead a conversation with Mark Stuart M.S.’94, president of the Foundation of San Diego Zoo Global, at 11 a.m. Oct. 3, when the McDaniel College SmartTALK series returns to Decker Center Forum. The event is free and… Full Story

 

Juniors Maddie Jackstadt and Aaron Lutz at Quilotoa, Ecuador's western most volcano.
When juniors Maddie Jackstadt and Aaron Lutz boarded the plane for the first leg of their 2,800-mile journey to Riobamba, Ecuador, neither of the Biochemistry majors knew exactly what their internships would involve. Full Story

 

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Shannon Travis brings the shoes and toys her unit collected to children at a local orphanage in Afghanistan in 2014.
Shannon Travis did things a little differently than most college seniors. The Political Science and International Studies major experienced U.S. foreign policy firsthand in Iraq and Afghanistan before she stepped into the classroom to learn… Full Story

 

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John Rauchut, Exercise Science and Physical Education major, New Jersey lifeguard and life-saving hero
It was the most unusual and deserving excuse that Psychology professor Stephanie Madsen had ever received: senior John Rauchut would not be in Development Psychology class because the Wildwood lifeguard was being honored for helping to… Full Story

 

Professor of Art History Larry Silver
Visiting scholar Larry A. Silver, an art history professor at the University of Pennsylvania, presents “Marked and Modern: 20th-Century Jewish Artists” on Monday, September 14, 7:30 p.m., in McDaniel Lounge at McDaniel College, 2 College… Full Story

 

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