News Archive 03/26/13

Hill Happenings 3-26-13 to 4-17-13

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


Sports Wrap 3-26-13

Freshman Brad Brooks
Freshman Brad Brooks of Newark, Del., finished fourth in the 1650 freestyle March 23, the final day of the 2013 NCAA Division III men's swimming championship at Conroe ISD Natatorium. Full Story


McDaniel hosts sixth annual French Day

Manchester Valley High School sophomore Steven Priester and Foreign Languages lecturer Cathy Bodin cut a king cake during the Mardi Gras portion of French Day.
More than 200 students from every public high school in Carroll County along with their teachers and chaperones descended on McDaniel’s campus March 14 to celebrate French language and culture as part of the college’s sixth annual French… Full Story


Time Magazine editors and presidential historians to discuss book April 18

Time magazine editors and presidential historians Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy.
Time magazine editors and presidential historians Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy will discuss their book, “The Presidents Club: Inside the World’s Most Exclusive Fraternity,” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 18, in McDaniel College’s Decker… Full Story


SmartTALK features MSNBC news anchor Thomas Roberts ’94

From his vantage point inside legendary 30 Rockefeller Center, MSNBC news anchor Thomas Roberts ’94 relishes the opportunity to explore society’s most pressing social justice issues during his live, hour-long program weekdays at 11 a.m. Full Story


Bothe Poetry Reading brings Lia Purpura to campus

Baltimore poet, essayist and translator Lia Purpura.
Baltimore poet, essayist and translator Lia Purpura will give the annual Bothe Poetry Reading at 7:30 p.m. April 2 in McDaniel Lounge. Full Story


Prominent math education expert to present lecture

Honors Program Lecture, *The Development of Numerical Understanding* by Carnegie Mellon U. professor Robert Siegler
Robert Siegler, Teresa Heinz professor of cognitive psychology at Carnegie Mellon University, will speak at McDaniel College’s annual Honors Program lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 28 in McDaniel Lounge. Full Story


Honors Art students exhibit work

Kira Young works on a piece of art in the studio.
Six senior Art students are the featured artists in McDaniel’s student honors exhibition, “smARTies,” opening March 26 in Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. The exhibition runs through April 5, with an opening reception 7-9 p.m. March 26. Some… Full Story


Alumna earns award for starting German program in Dorchester County schools

Less than a decade after her graduation from McDaniel, Jennifer Kraeer ’05 was honored with the German Embassy Teacher of Excellence Award for single-handedly initiating, developing and implementing a German language program for Dorchester… Full Story


Senior Hayoung Kim named Newman Civic Fellow

Hayoung Kim
Hayoung Kim, a senior from Rockville, Md., has been named a 2013 Newman Civic Fellow, one of 181 student leaders nationwide who demonstrates an investment in finding solutions for challenges facing communities. She was nominated for the… Full Story


Alumna named to ‘10 to watch’ list

Jessica Watson.
Baltimore Sun Media Group’s “b” has named Jessica Watson ’05 one of 10 Baltimoreans under 30 to watch, but with the designer’s travel schedule that won’t be easy. Full Story


Neuroscience major competes on U.S. team in world mounted games

Laura Barbour sits on a horse.
Senior Laura Barbour’s plate is full – she’s finishing her capstone in anti-epileptic drugs, wrapping up coursework in her self-designed Neuroscience major and thinking about entrance exams and applications for medical school. Still, she… Full Story