News Archive 04/22/14

Three seniors recognized for history research at regional conference

Andrea Briggs
Of the seven history students who presented research at the Phi Alpha Theta Mid-Atlantic Regional History Honors Conference, three returned to the Hill with top awards. Full Story


‘United’ highlights campus harmony through diversity

Sharina Taveras Lopez
More than 300 students cheered and applauded as dozens of their peers took center stage – dancing, singing, reciting spoken word and strutting their fashion sense to showcase campus diversity and unity in McDaniel’s first cultural show,… Full Story


Ridington lecturer examines creation of tribal histories by American Indians

Dr. Harvey Markowitz
American Indian scholar Harvey Markowitz will explore “Lakota Sioux Winter Counts: Visual Art, Performance, and History,” during the Annual William and Edith Ridington Lecture at 7:30 p.m. April 22 in McDaniel Lounge. Full Story


Community Cleanup

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More than 100 McDaniel College students volunteered during the fifth annual Westminster Clean Up on April 5. Full Story


Music is in the air

College Choir
Students at McDaniel College participate in a variety of spring musical performances at the college. For more information about these performances, which are free and open to the public, call 410-857-2599. Full Story


Hill Happenings 4-22-14 to 5-13-14

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


Sports Wrap 4-22-14

Senior Joe Fiore
Joe Fiore of Point Pleasant, N.J., a senior on the McDaniel baseball team, is named the Centennial Conference (CC) Player of the Week for the week of Apr. 14-20. Full Story


College thespians play back audience stories as theatre

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McDaniel College Theatre presents McDaniel Playback at 7 p.m. May 5 in WMC Alumni Hall. The performance is free and open to the public. Full Story


New class of Global Fellows commits to global education

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Twenty-seven students joined the second class of Global Fellows on April 10. Meant to enrich academic study in any discipline, membership in the Global Fellows Program formally acknowledges a student’s commitment to global learning and… Full Story


McDaniel in the News: Tournament of Champions celebrates 25 years

Photo by Dylan Slagle, Carroll County Times
The Tournament of Champions event celebrated its 25th anniversary in the Gill Center at McDaniel, with more than 80 children with varying disabilities from local schools matched up with McDaniel students while they participated in adapted… Full Story


Flipping the classroom

What do you call a class in which students watch videotaped lectures for homework and use class time for workshops, discussion and hands-on activities? It’s one of the latest trends in higher education – the flipped classroom. Full Story


In search of common ground

Claire Turpel in a rowboat
There’s absolutely no doubt about how Claire Turpel ’10 feels about her job in public policy consensus building. Even in a cross-country phone conversation from Seattle, excitement and commitment resonate in the French and Political Science… Full Story


Capstone offers passport to career and grad school

Sara Caporaletti, Josh Fletcher, Zach Littrell
Meet eight seniors, via video, who talk about their senior capstone projects – the crowning feature of McDaniel’s curriculum, an in-depth investigation of a topic in the student’s major.  Full Story