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News Archive 10/15/13

McDaniel professor is consultant for new PBS KIDS math series

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When PBS KIDS new children’s math series PEG + CAT premiered the morning of Oct. 7, McDaniel professor and mathematics education expert Francis “Skip” Fennell was among its viewers – with a grandchild or two by his side. Full Story


National Institute of Aerospace educator to speak at SmartTALK

Sharon Wensel Bowers
Sharon Wensel Bowers, a distinguished Educator-in-Residence working for the National Institute of Aerospace and Virginia Beach City Public Schools, will join President Roger Casey in conversation for SmartTALK at 7 p.m. Oct. 22 in McDaniel… Full Story


Harvard professor to give Phi Beta Kappa lecture on Shakespeare and humanities

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Marjorie Garber, a literary scholar and cultural critic, will deliver the Phi Beta Kappa lecture at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24 in Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science. The lecture is free and open to the public. Full Story


Homecoming, then and now

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Much about Homecoming on the Hill remains the same as it was in 1963 when Lois Chilcoat Meszaros was crowned Homecoming queen. This year’s Oct. 19 gathering will no doubt spark many a memory as she watches McDaniel take on the F&M… Full Story


Hill Happenings 10-15-13 to 11-5-13

The Honorable Gregg Bernstein, Baltimore City State’s Attorney
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks. Full Story


Sports Wrap 10-15-13

Nicole Hill of Bowie, MD.
Two-time reigning Centennial Conference Player of the Week freshman Nicole Hill of Bowie, Md., scored the tie-breaking goal in the 98th minute for the Green Terror (10-2, 4-1 CC) to defeat Swarthmore 2-1 Oct. 12 in Centennial Conference… Full Story


McDaniel hosts best-selling author Wally Lamb to discuss his most recent novel

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McDaniel College in partnership with Carroll County Public Library hosts a talk by best-selling author Wally Lamb about his most recent novel, "We Are Water," at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Carroll Arts Center, 91 West Main Street, Westminster, Md. Full Story


‘Queen of Beadwork’ guest lecturer specializes in provocative sculptural forms

Joyce Scott
Joyce J. Scott, an internationally renowned artist, will present “The Shape I’m In” at 7 p.m. Oct. 30 on campus in McDaniel Lounge. This visiting artist lecture is free and open to the public. Full Story


Master’s alumna to exhibit new work in solo exhibition

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Baltimore artist Cara Ober exhibits new work in a solo exhibition, “Translation: New Works by Cara Ober,” running Oct. 22-Nov. 15, with an opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. and artist talk at 6 p.m. Oct. 24, in McDaniel’s Rice Gallery,… Full Story


Meet the coordinators of McDaniel’s graduate programs

On Nov. 4, a graduate school fair featuring recruiters from 21 institutions – including McDaniel – will be hosted in Decker Center Forum from 5-7 p.m.  Full Story


First-year students connect current events to ‘the greatest novel ever written’

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“Breaking Bad,” Norman Rockwell and “Pygmalion” might not seem relevant to a work of 17th-century Spanish literature, but students in professor Thomas Deveny’s First-Year Seminar (FYS) class are having no trouble linking “Don Quixote” to… Full Story


Junior Political Science major’s career explorations not limited to Earth

McDaniel junior and NASA intern Cody Knipfer (left) with astronaut Tom Marshburn and intern Andrew Simpson at NASA headquarters.
Cody Knipfer’s resume is already quite impressive: one of 10 students in the U.S. selected for the Saudi Arabia Exchange Fellowship, an internship at NASA, Baltimore Collegetown Leadershape participant, co-president of Astronomy Club,… Full Story