McDaniel alumnus elected to Congress

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Frank M. Kratovil Jr.,’90, now Congressman Kratovil of Stevensville, Md., won a seat to represent Maryland’s 1st District in one of the nation’s most competitive House races.This Maryland district stretches from the lower Eastern Shore… Full Story


Trustee Melhorn honored with Proxmire award

James. I. Melhorn, McDaniel Board Chair Emeritus and President and CEO of EMA, a faith-based family of retirement communities and resources headquartered in Sykesville, Md., was one of three awardees honored Nov. 12 at the 6th Annual William… Full Story


Hill Happenings

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- “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs,” 7:30 p.m.Dec. 18-20 and 1:30 p.m.Dec. 20 at 1:30 p.m. in WMC Alumni Hall. Tickets are $10 for adults and$8 for seniors and students.- Former CIA analyst Melvin A. Goodman will discuss “The Failure… Full Story


Save room for The Hill magazine

The autumn issue of The Hill serves up several features you won’t want to miss. Read the story of Christina Marlow ’09, who has learned a lot since the man who murdered her grandmother was put on death row — including that she wants… Full Story


A book list for holiday giving

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Take the guesswork out of holiday shopping and give the gift that Garrison Keillor says “you can open again and again.” McDaniel College Associate Librarian Jane Sharpe offers a list of books that will bring joy this season to everyone… Full Story


Center for Study of Aging offers two new programs

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The Center for the Study of Aging at McDaniel College is offering two non-academic programs in Gerontology that are geared toward people working at assisted living facilities, nursing homes, government agencies serving older adults, and… Full Story


Finding common ground

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On a recent evening, the students in Professor Vera Jakoby’s first-year seminar, “Close Encounters: Merging Worlds,” dabbled in arts and crafts with a group of migrant farm workers in Hanover – and learned that they had more to share… Full Story


Future teachers explore the world

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As she journeyed along the east coast of Australia last summer, Kara Miller '09 hand-fed exotic birds, snorkeled in Cairns, and tromped around Rockhampton on a nighttime search for crocodiles, whose eyes would spark a bright red under the… Full Story


Sports Wrap

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In men’s basketball:Sophomore Kevin Henry (Potomac, Md./Bullis School) exploded for a career-high 29 points, matching his 2007-08 season-high total of 17 at halftime, to lead McDaniel to a 100-55 victory Nov. 21 over Penn State York in… Full Story


25 McDaniel student-athletes earn Centennial academic honors

Twenty-five McDaniel College student-athletes were among 300 student-athletes from 11 colleges named to the 2008 Centennial Conference (CC) Fall Academic Honor Roll.To be nominated for the honor roll, a student-athlete must be a starter or… Full Story


Resnick lecturer advocates CIA reform

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Former CIA analyst Melvin A. Goodman will discuss “The Failure of Intelligence in a World at Risk,” during the annual Resnick Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in McDaniel Lounge at McDaniel College.The lecture is free and open to the public.… Full Story


Reiff named Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies at McDaniel

Dr. Henry B. Reiff, who has served as Acting Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies since July 1, 2008, has been appointed Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies, effective December 1.Henry joined the faculty in 1989 and holds the rank… Full Story