News Archive - November 2011

McDaniel’s holiday choir concert, “The Long Road,” featuring works that involve journeys, followed by the college’s 55th annual tree lighting, will begin at 7 p.m. Dec. 4 in Baker Memorial Chapel. The concert and tree lighting are… Full Story


With obesity reaching epidemic proportions in the United States, it might come as a surprise that the No. 1 health risk worldwide is hunger. According to the United Nations, 925 million people do not have enough to eat, and more people die… Full Story


The 100 or so guests at Taste of Asia I Dessert sampled green-tea cream pie and egg tarts, crafted origami and good-luck bracelets – and enjoyed songs and traditional fashions from seven Asian nations. Full Story


The autumn issue of The Hill is stuffed with stories to inspire, engage and entertain you this holiday season. Revel in PGA President Allen Wronowski's account of a golfer's dream job. Root for freshman Ashanti Edwards, who overcame… Full Story


Paige Messersmith, a junior on the McDaniel field hockey team, was named to the All-Centennial Conference first team and the 2011 Lonstretch/NFHCA Division III All-South region second team.The midfielder from Phoenix, Md., started all 18… Full Story


- Thanksgiving Recess Nov. 23 – 27.- Student Solo Recital 7 p.m. Nov. 28 in Baker Memorial Chapel. Full Story


To all those who will rise before dawn on Thanksgiving morn to begin preparations for the annual family feast, know that McDaniel students are still most thankful for your roast turkey, gravy, candied sweet potatoes and the obligatory… Full Story


Looking for the perfect holiday gift? Give a book, says Jane Sharpe, McDaniel Associate Librarian Emerita, during her much anticipated annual Books Sandwiched In presentation of suggested books for holiday gift giving. Full Story


A national study released Nov. 16, finds that graduates of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, including McDaniel, feel better prepared when it comes to getting their first job out of college, gaining admission to graduate school, or… Full Story


Honors alumni and current students gathered in Klitzberg Pavilion Nov. 12 to celebrate the Honors Program’s 25th anniversary. Before joining other tailgaters for the match with Johns Hopkins, they swapped updates on happenings, degrees and… Full Story


Taking full advantage of the international popular romance conference on campus Nov. 10-11, professors invited the presenters – scholars and best-selling authors – to class to lead a workshop in romance writing and to talk about becoming… Full Story


Hayoung Kim is in Bejing studying contemporary issues in China this year, but keeps in frequent touch with mentor Christianna Nichols Leahy via e-mail – student and professor already have plans to collaborate next year on a paper about the… Full Story


This year’s Taste of Asia sponsored by the Asian Community Coalition will come in two parts – a dessert and fashion show at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 17 and a dinner, music and dance in the spring. Full Story


When McDaniel Writing Center tutors teamed up to help 11 middle-school students from the Boys and Girls Club of Westminster (BGCW) polish their writing, both tutors and students learned important lessons. Full Story


Long-time mathematics education advocate, McDaniel professor Francis “Skip” Fennell teamed up with two colleagues to author a new book, "What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning Mathematics."Designed to help principals… Full Story


Students in the First Year Seminar, “Alexander on the Road,” are learning one great tradition of a liberal arts education: Don’t ever trust just one source.After all, the famous Alexander the Great was known for having a heavy hand in… Full Story


When her beloved spouse, John Palmer, died a day after his 96th birthday in December of 2007, Kathryn “Kay” Mehl Miller ’56 thought her life might be over too.The then 73-year-old proved herself wrong. After a month in deep depression,… Full Story


Joe Camlin of Westminster, Md., and Mike O'Boyle of North Reading, Mass., took home individual titles winning at heavyweight and 125, respectively, and three more finished in the top three in their weight classes Nov. 5 at the Messiah… Full Story


- More Than Comics 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in McDaniel Lounge: political cartoonist Kevin Kallaugher (KAL).- Popular Romance in the New Millennium: An International Conference for scholars, instructors and authors, Nov. 10-11, advance… Full Story


Internationally renowned editorial cartoonist for The Economist Kevin Kallaugher will visit campus and speak at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8 in McDaniel Lounge in conjunction with “Kings of the Pages: Comic Strips & Culture 1895 – 1950.” Full Story


Nearly 600 students and visitors toured the Green Terror Haunted House over Halloween weekend – many screaming in fear but all bringing a donation that resulted in nearly 400 pounds of food and $200 for Carroll County Food Sunday.The… Full Story