News Archive 04/08/14

Alumna, upperclassmen elected to Phi Beta Kappa

McDaniel President Roger Casey and Phi Beta Kappa alumna inductee Judith Harkins ’72.
Alumna Judith Ellen Harkins '72 was inducted with 23 seniors and five juniors into the McDaniel College chapter of Phi Beta Kappa at a March 30 ceremony held on campus.  Full Story


Alumna named director of state Higher Education Commission

McDaniel alumna Catherine McCullough Shultz '71 has been appointed acting secretary of the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC), Maryland's higher education coordinating board responsible for establishing statewide policies for… Full Story


American poet and visual artist delivers poetry reading

Eric Pankey
American poet and visual artist Eric Pankey participates in the annual Bothe Poetry Reading at McDaniel College on Tuesday, April 8, at 7:30 p.m. in McDaniel Lounge. Full Story


Probing particle physics

Physics majors Huy Phan and Gina Mayonado
Physics majors Huy Phan and Gina Mayonado just landed prestigious summer research internships at the world’s largest and second largest particle accelerators in Switzerland and Illinois. Full Story


McDaniel selects W. Thomas Phizacklea as new Chief Financial Officer

W. Thomas Phizacklea
W. Thomas Phizacklea has been selected as McDaniel’s new vice president for administration and finance effective June 23. He succeeds Dr. Ethan Seidel who has held this position since 1993 and is returning to teach and serve as chair of the Full Story


Hill Happenings 4-8-14 to 4-22-14

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


Sports Wrap 4-8-14

Emily Sneeringer
Emily Sneeringer of Hanover, Pa., a senior on the McDaniel softball team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Co-Player of the Week for the week of Mar. 31-Apr. 6. Full Story


Wentz exhibition showcases best student art

Chloe Watson and Bobby Coleman
The annual Kathryn E. Wentz Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, highlighting the best artwork by McDaniel students, runs April 8-18 with an opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 10 in Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. Full Story


McDaniel Theatre students bring ‘Evil Dead’ to life

Evil Dead poster
The curtain opens on the McDaniel Theatre Arts students’ performance of “Evil Dead: The Musical” at 7:30 p.m. April 16-19 in WMC Alumni Hall. (Note:  the show contains explicit language, substantial graphic horror violence and… Full Story


Finding Jung in Wagner’s ‘Ring’

Spending an afternoon of play-acting the characters in the opera they analyzed are Katya Spitznagel and her horse Maggie with Emily Beeson and mentor Paul Mazeroff.
Emily Beeson and Katya Spitznagel donned their Viking headdresses when they took the podium recently to present their Jungian analysis of Richard Wagner’s epic opera “Der Ring des Nibelungen” to Baltimore’s Jungian Working… Full Story


Senior cadet honored with Legion of Valor award

Jasmine McCormick
McDaniel senior Jasmine McCormick is one of only seven cadets nationwide to earn the prestigious Legion of Valor Bronze Cross for Achievement, presented at the April 8 President’s Review. Full Story