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News Archive 03/25/14

Middle East messenger

Cody Knipfer, wearing the traditional ghutra an iqal on his head, immerses in the culture of Saudi Arabia during the 10-day study visit part of his exchange fellowship.
Cody Knipfer was taken by surprise during his Saudi Arabia Exchange Fellowship study visit when he discovered the monarchy’s capital city of Riyadh was a lot like, well, Baltimore. Full Story


Back to Nature

Andy Wheatcraft.
A childhood dream just came true for Andrew Wheatcraft ’80. As a new critical lands director for The Nature Conservancy in New York, he protects and manages more than 100,000 acres – 156 square miles – of forests and other lands. Full Story


Illustrating understanding

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Competition was heated among the finalists for best illustration of a principle of Biology. Side by side on a table were dioramas depicting a cricket-frog-snake-falcon food chain by Peter Wenger of Fallston, Md., and the meticulously… Full Story


Electric Road Trip

Cinema Professor Jon Slade with his wife, Novia Campbell, and their electric car.
Is it possible to drive all the way across the state of Maryland using nothing but electrons? That’s what McDaniel College Cinema professor Jonathan Slade, an electric car owner, did for “Electric Road Trip,” an hour-long documentary he made… Full Story


McDaniel’s cryptography expert on data breaches and information security

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What’s the deal with all these data breaches lately? We asked Computer Science professor Sara Miner More to decode the recent phenomenon involving big box stores, mobile applications, and even institutions of higher education. Full Story


Hill Happenings 3-25-14 to 4-15-14

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


Sports Wrap 3-25-14

Ryan O'Boyle
Wrestler Ryan O'Boyle of North Reading, Mass., and swimmer Brad Brooks of Newark, Del., finish in the top 10 at NCAA Div. III championships. Full Story


Faculty promotions announced

Faculty in regalia.
Five distinguished faculty noted for excellence in teaching and advising are promoted to full professor effective Aug. 1, 2014. Full Story


On Einstein, politics and relativity

Einstein shaking hands.
MIT professor David Kaiser explores ways Einstein’s theory of relativity is embedded in the political history of the 20th century during the annual Honors Program Lecture at 7:30 p.m. April 1 on campus in McDaniel Lounge. Full Story


Gaming comes full circle

The irreverent party game Cards Against Humanity brings students together for low-tech fun.
The latest entertainment craze on campus does not involve a screen or the Internet or any electronics at all. Students are gathering in the residence halls, the Rec Lounge — even a newly formed social club — to play board games and other… Full Story