News Archive 03/11/14

McDaniel Senior Named MD Top Honors Student

McDaniel senior Alan Lyons.
For the third time since 2010, a McDaniel senior has won the Maryland Collegiate Honors Council's prestigious John and Edythe Portz Award for outstanding honors student at a four-year college in Maryland. Full Story


Niche Living

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For Kat Dales and Philip Wright, the Nippon Ai affinity house has become a second family as they’ve spent the year planning a Japanese anime convention, doing homework together and caring for a tank of fish named after Japanese cultural… Full Story


Master’s alumna receives Bailer Award

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Divonna M. Stebick, who earned her master’s degree in Reading from McDaniel in 2000, is the recipient of the Joseph R. Bailer Award from McDaniel College. Full Story


Food Fight

McDaniel’s head chef Jamie Nutter prepared fried cheese ravioli with bruschetta topping, Caesar salad in a parmesan basket and raspberry cannoli during the Chef’s Fare competition March 5.
Hungry students were recently met with the sizzling of grilled cheese and the aroma of freshly baked pizza – caprese sweet Italian sausage pizza and roasted strawberry, brie and chocolate grilled cheese, to be exact – when they arrived at… Full Story


Student Honors Art Exhibition showcases multiple media

Pamilya Diptych by Julia Celebrado-Royer
McDaniel student honors art exhibition, “On the Wall, On the Floor, and On the Mind,” opens March 13 with a reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. and gallery talk at 6 p.m. in Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. Full Story


Sports Wrap 3-11-14

Jessica Cortese Wolverton
McDaniel volleyball coach Jessica Cortese Wolverton earned the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Thirty Under 30 Award and men’s and women’s basketball teams finish winning seasons in ECAC play.  Full Story


Hill Happenings 3-11-14 to 3-31-14

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Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Professor talks Bitcoin with Voice of America

Kevin McIntyre
Economics professor Kevin McIntyre talks with Voice of America about the future of the Bitcoin and the collapse of Mt. Gox, once one of the digital currency’s biggest exchange sites. Full Story


Book talk with ‘Life After Life’ author Jill McCorkle

Author Jill McCorkle.
McDaniel College and Carroll County Public Library host an evening with Jill McCorkle whose newest work of fiction, “Life After Life,” was named a #1 pick by independent booksellers. The event is 7 p.m. March 20 on campus in Decker… Full Story


Our Pulitzer Prize-winner’s new book

Book cover for Busted.
“Busted: A Tale of Corruption and Betrayal in the City of Brotherly Love,” by Pulitzer Prize-winners Wendy Ruderman ’91 and her reporting partner Barbara Laker, hits bookstores today. Full Story


And all that Jazz

Robin Armstrong (left, standing with trash can lid), and Jon Seligman (right).
Desks, whiteboard, even the grand piano fade into the background as Billie Holiday’s voice literally envelops room 101 of Levine Hall. One by one students slip silently into their chairs to the irresistible slides in “Do You Know What it… Full Story


‘The Indiana Jones of Wildlife Conservation’ to speak at McDaniel Commencement

Alan Rabinowitz, class of 1974.
Wildlife conservation crusader and the CEO of Panthera, Dr. Alan Rabinowitz, class of 1974, will speak at McDaniel’s Commencement ceremony at 2 p.m.  May 24 in Gill Center. Full Story