News Archive 11/26/13

Alumna gives new meaning to global citizenship

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Two words have carried Autumn Hilsinger ’07, M.S. ’09, to 18 countries on six continents in the past eight years: Global Citizen. Full Story


First-year students compare films about college to their own experiences

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College is no “Animal House,” and as students in the “College Life in Cinema” first-year seminar are realizing, movies do not always get everything right. Full Story


‘Freakonomics’ first-year seminar ignites critical thinking skills

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Nicole Hill and Da’juan Price expected college to be different from high school, but nothing prepared them for professor Kevin McIntyre’s first-year seminar, “Freakonomics.” Full Story


Political Science students earn honors at mock international policymaking competitions

The award-winning McDaniel delegation to the regional Model Arab League includes, l-r, Claire Lawson ’16, Political Science professor Anouar Boukhars, Keegan Farley ’16, Bilal Ali ’16, John Collins ’16, Cody Knipfer ’15, Cole Harris ’16, David
Political Science and International Studies students were recognized as they apply what they learned in the classroom to real-life scenarios as members of the Model Arab League and Model European Union (EU) teams. Full Story


Hill Happenings 11-26-13 to 12-17-13

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


Sports Wrap 11-26-13

Emma Wingerd
McDaniel forced 27 Franklin & Marshall turnovers Nov. 20 to help key a 54-44 victory in the Centennial Conference (CC) women's basketball opener for both teams. Emma Wingerd, a junior from Pittsburgh, Pa., led the Green Terror (3-0, 1-0… Full Story


The Hill magazine: Inside the CIA

Cover of the Hill, Autumn 2013.
Read about Niki Grandrimo's rise in the CIA as she works to protect the homeland from terrorist attacks. Learn sports agent Jim Naughton's strategy for scoring lucrative contracts while playing by the rules. Full Story


Students perform in annual musical performances

Jazz Night
December is jam-packed with musical performances featuring McDaniel College students. For more information about the performances, which are free and open to the public, call 410-857-2599. Full Story


Librarian proposes holiday gift ideas during Books Sandwiched In

Jane Sharpe.
For the 22nd consecutive year, Books Sandwiched In offered a comprehensive guide to holiday giving, literary style. Full Story


Two new trustees join McDaniel Board

Joyce Payne Yette, left, and Julie A. Lucas.
Joyce Payne Yette and Julie A. Lucas will join the Board of Trustees at its next full meeting in February 2014. Full Story


New programming offers students late night fun mixed with alcohol education

Students sing karaoke during the Party in the Pub on Oct. 17 as part of the Late Nights program that offers social alternatives to drinking.
Late Nights at McDaniel, a new series that aims to provide social, fun alternatives to drinking, has reached over 1,000 students in its first semester. Full Story