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Research with Your Professor

Regardless of your major, you’ll have an opportunity to participate in hands-on, relevant research projects with one of your professors. McDaniel students are often listed as co-authors on published journal articles and travel to national and international conferences to help present their work. 

Special Opportunities

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Expand Your Viewpoint

McDaniel is a great place for ambitious, adventurous students who want to see the world and be better prepared to live in a global society. You’ll find lots of opportunities to maximize your four years here.


Study Abroad for a full semester at our own McDaniel Europe campus in Budapest, Hungary or a host of other destinations.


Collaborate with your professor on a research project and gain more valuable work experience at an internship or externship.


Explore a topic outside your comfort zone in an intensive three-week Jan Term course on campus or overseas.


Stretch yourself and apply to the Honors Program to tap into Honors housing, unique research opportunities and innovative seminars.


The Center for Experience & Opportunity connects students with experiences and opportunities designed to enhance classroom learning, support career exploration and aspirations, and develop ties to local and global communities.


Global Initiatives is here to help you develop a deep and broad understanding of our complex, increasingly connected world — and to help you find your place in it.

Thanksgiving Recess begins
November 25, 2014, 10:00 pm
McDaniel Free Press Weekly Meeting
November 26, 2014, 8:30 pm
Thanksgiving - College Closed
November 27, 2014, 12:00 am
Spring graduate registration begins
December 1, 2014, 12:00 am
Classes resume
December 1, 2014, 8:00 am
Jazz Night at Decker College Center
December 4, 2014, 8:00 pm
Undergraduate classes end
December 5, 2014, 12:00 am
College Band Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 5, 2014, 7:00 pm
Reading Days
December 6, 2014, 12:00 am
Carroll County Studio Tour at Art Studio
December 6, 2014, 10:00 am
Gospel Choir Concert at WMC Alumni Hall
December 7, 2014, 3:00 pm
Undergraduate examinations begin
December 8, 2014, 12:00 am
Late Night Breakfast at Englar Dining Hall
December 8, 2014, 9:00 pm
Undergraduate semester ends
December 12, 2014, 12:00 am
Graduate semester ends
December 13, 2014, 12:00 am