Exhibit features art by student’s grandmother, a nationally recognized artist

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Jes Osrow ’10 has been waiting since last spring for this evening’s debut of Body Language, a collection of Rowena Smith’s paintings and collages, in Rice Gallery. After all, it isn’t every day that a college student wanders through… Full Story


Research could help archaeologists, geologists go back 1 million years

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If it were possible to reliably date materials as old as 1 million years, scientists could learn that much more about how the environment has changed over time – and that’s just one of the benefits that Physics professor Bill Pagonis… Full Story


Professor’s teaching and advancement of German language honored

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In the month of October when German-Americans commemorate their ancestry, Israeli-born Mohamed Esa, German scholar and professor of Foreign Languages, was named the 2009 Outstanding German Educator by the American Association of Teachers of… Full Story


Longtime educator earns prestigious Bailer Award

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Margaret C. Trader, chairwoman of McDaniel College’s Education Department, is this year’s recipient of the prestigious Joseph R. Bailer Award. Trader joins 27 previous award recipients who have been recognized for significant… Full Story


October is Alcohol Awareness Month on the Hill

If you have ever wondered what it’s like to be drunk – but not actually have to be intoxicated to find out – strap on a pair of beer goggles and try to aim for a basketball hoop.Beer Goggle Basketball is one of the many activities… Full Story


Lecture explores invention of detective story and creation of official detectives

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Leroy Lad Panek, professor of English at McDaniel College and noted scholar on detective fiction, will be the keynote speaker at McDaniel College’s Holloway Lecture, “McDaniel and his Hellish Crew: Life Before Detectives,” at 7:30 p.m.… Full Story


Chamber Music on the Hill season celebrates 20th anniversary

The 2009-2010 season of Chamber Music on the Hill, in residence at McDaniel College, recently got underway with performances by pianist David Kreider and violinist Nicholas Currie in “September Sonata.” Three performances remain,… Full Story


Hill Happenings

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All events are free and open to the public unless otherwise indicated.- Body Language by Rowena Smith opens Oct. 20 in Esther Prangley Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. Opening reception: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 20. Full Story