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News Archive 05/06/14

Grad student works to transform Deaf education in India

Graduate student Arathy Manoharan spent her winter break setting up a fun cultural exchange between Deaf children at Bajaj Institute of Learning in India (pictured) and Kendall Demonstration Elementary school in Washington, D.C.
Five years ago, Arathy Manoharan knew nothing about Deaf culture. Now, after an international journey of self-discovery, she is determined to share lessons she’s learned on the Hill with Deaf educators in her home country. Full Story


McDaniel to celebrate 144th Commencement

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McDaniel College will hold its 144th Commencement at 2 p.m. May 24 on campus in Gill Center with more than 600 bachelor’s and master’s degrees to be awarded. Admission to the ceremony is by ticket only. Full Story


Students say ‘Thanks!’

Campus Safety director Mike Webster and officer Misty Brown enjoy donuts and thank you cards delivered to them by Nicole Hill (right) and Leigh Brownell during McDaniel Staff Appreciation Week, April 21-25.
A weeklong thank-you filled with cards, banner and treats for McDaniel staff was conceived by first-year student Nicole Hill after she noticed the trash she spotted outside Whiteford Hall on her way to 6 a.m. soccer practice had magically… Full Story


Spring awards recognize student accomplishments

Phi Beta Kappa (from left) Cody Knipfer, Kaitlyn Stepler, Natalie Stefanelli, Erin Giles, Eric Bowman
More than 25 honors for academic achievement and leadership were awarded to juniors, sophomores and first-year students during the April 27 Spring Awards ceremony held in Englar Dining Hall. Students were also named to two prestigious… Full Story


STEM educator receives trustees’ highest alumni honor

Sharon Wensel Bowers
The McDaniel College Board of Trustees presented its prestigious Trustee Alumni Award to award-winning science educator Sharon Wensel Bowers on April 25 at the annual trustee-faculty dinner. Full Story


Professors trade places in McDaniel-Brussels exchange program

Martine Motard-Noar and Isabelle Ost
Martine Motard-Noar and Isabelle Ost followed the trans-Atlantic path of more than 30 students to be the first faculty participants in McDaniel’s Brussels Exchange Program with Université Saint-Louis. Full Story


Hill Happenings 5-6-14 to 5-27-14

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


Sports Wrap 5-6-14

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McDaniel will host two first-round 2014 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South Region championship tournament games, softball and women’s lacrosse, on May 7.  Full Story


Alumni Association grants honorary status to triumvirate of faculty and staff

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Three members of the college community, Dr. Charles Neal, professor of Political Science and International Studies; Dr. Ethan Seidel, vice president of Administration and Finance; and Joyce Muller, associate vice president for Communications… Full Story


Faculty accomplishments and accolades

Faculty in regalia.
McDaniel’s distinguished faculty have presented and published their work nationally and internationally. Full Story


Reunion Weekend finds 50th classmates Forever Young

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Over one-third of alumni from the Class of 1964 rallied on the Hill during a glorious first weekend in May where classmate Barry Lazarus traveled from Colorado with wife Fran and shared their story as contestants on the reality TV show, “The… Full Story


VideoPalooza and Battle of the Speeches

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McDaniel Cinema seniors present their capstone video projects at VideoPalooza. This annual showcase of student-produced digital features has been extended to two-nights May 7 and 8 with films beginning at 7 p.m. in Decker Auditorium, Lewis… Full Story


The Postmodern Generation

Melissa Williams (left) and Josh Peeling (center) work on their final projects during “The Postmodernism Generation,” a sophomore interdisciplinary studies course.
Modern times are in the past, and postmodern is the new contemporary. Sound complicated? That’s the idea. Full Story


Notes from the UK: History professor’s podcast on memory

Paul Miller
When Paul Miller returns to the Hill this fall, the History professor will share, with colleagues and students alike, new ways of presenting scholarly work and new ideas on historical memory. Full Story


First-year student wins prestigious summer internship in NYC

Luis Miramontes
Although he’s just finishing his first year at McDaniel, Luis Miramontes has already landed a highly selective summer internship in leadership and building community from Columbia University. He’ll spend the summer in New York City – a… Full Story


Community leaders

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A host of McDaniel College students were recognized May 7 at the 4th annual Community Engagement Showcase and Lunch organized by the college’s  Center for Experience and Opportunity. Full Story