News Archive - October 2009

McDaniel students John Modica ’10 and Micah Brown ’12 were named grant and scholarship awardees thanks to gifts generated by alumni who volunteered in service projects as undergraduates. More than 100 alumni who participated in the… Full Story


More than 200 guests rallied in Gill Gymnasium Oct. 23 for the annual Green Terror Sports Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony. This year eight alumni-athletes were honored and presented etched-crystal awards by the SHF chair and… Full Story


Rain-soaked alumni gathered for Homecoming on Oct. 24 as fans, families and frats alike hunkered down and found shelter in tents circling Bair Stadium and the Green Terror struggled on the field. Both teams exited the bowl at the beginning… Full Story


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Body Language by Rowena Smith opens Oct. 20 in Esther Prangley Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. Opening reception: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 20. Full Story


The 2009-2010 season of Chamber Music on the Hill, in residence at McDaniel College, recently got underway with performances by pianist David Kreider and violinist Nicholas Currie in “September Sonata.” Three performances remain,… Full Story


Leroy Lad Panek, professor of English at McDaniel College and noted scholar on detective fiction, will be the keynote speaker at McDaniel College’s Holloway Lecture, “McDaniel and his Hellish Crew: Life Before Detectives,” at 7:30 p.m.… Full Story


If you have ever wondered what it’s like to be drunk – but not actually have to be intoxicated to find out – strap on a pair of beer goggles and try to aim for a basketball hoop.Beer Goggle Basketball is one of the many activities… Full Story


Margaret C. Trader, chairwoman of McDaniel College’s Education Department, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Joseph R. Bailer Award. Trader joins 27 previous award recipients who have been recognized for significant… Full Story


In the month of October when German-Americans commemorate their ancestry, Israeli-born Mohamed Esa, German scholar and professor of Foreign Languages, was named the 2009 Outstanding German Educator by the American Association of Teachers of… Full Story


If it were possible to reliably date materials as old as 1 million years, scientists could learn that much more about how the environment has changed over time – and that’s just one of the benefits that Physics professor Bill Pagonis… Full Story


Jes Osrow ’10 has been waiting since last spring for this evening’s debut of Body Language, a collection of Rowena Smith’s paintings and collages, in Rice Gallery. After all, it isn’t every day that a college student wanders through… Full Story


All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- stage: New Work by Rick Delaney, through  Oct. 16, Esther Prangley Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. Opening reception: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 22. Full Story


First-year students had the opportunity to question the man behind their summer reading selection when Malcolm Gladwell, author of “Outliers: The Story of Success,” visited campus Oct. 6 to deliver a lecture and engage in a discussion of… Full Story


Alumni who volunteered in the College’s Student Opportunities Service and Operation Hinge programs will reunite on Oct. 24 at a special dinner and evening program featuring Walt Michael ’68.A writer and musician, Michael will present… Full Story


The more Lindsay Waqar and Ashlie Killian learn about Alzheimer’s Disease, the more determined they are to raise awareness and do whatever they can to help those whose lives have been forever changed by the disabling condition. At the top… Full Story


Alumnus Davíd Carrasco, professor of the Study of Latin America at Harvard University with a Joint Appointment in the Harvard Divinity School and the Department of Anthropology, will return to campus to give a lecture, “Borderlands and… Full Story


Gill Center quaked on Saturday night, Sept. 26, when more than 20 students wearing green and gold t-shirts emblazoned with the words, “Living, Learning, Teaching,” rocked into the tented arena to celebratory drumming and joined Campaign… Full Story