Hill Happenings 10-10-17 to 10-31-17

Photo of McDaniel College student Jasmin Chavez celebrating the Taste of Latin America dinner
October 09, 2017

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

Art Exhibition, “Visions of the Circus,” Last chance, closing Oct. 12, Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall. Info: 410-857-2595.

Focus on Aging, Matters of the Brain, Nicole Absar, medical director of Senator William and Ellen Proxmire Memory Clinic, Oct. 10, 4:30–7:30 p.m., Decker Center Forum. Info: aging@mcdaniel.edu or 410-857-2500.

Holloway Lecture, “Frederick Douglass in Fiction: From Harriet Beecher Stowe to John Updike and James McBride,” Robert S. Levine, Distinguished University Professor at U. of Maryland, Oct. 11, 7:30 p.m., McDaniel Lounge.

Guest Lecture, “Ponds, Paddies, and Frontier Defense: Yellow River in China (960-1127)” with Boston College prof. Ling Zhang, Oct. 12, 7-9:30 p.m., Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science. Info: Prof. Qin Fang, qfang@mcdaniel.edu.

Alzheimer’s Walk, 10th Annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Oct. 14, 8-11 a.m., McDaniel College, Gill Stadium. Info: aging@mcdaniel.edu or 410-857-2500.

Art on View, “150 Years on the Hill,” McDaniel College 150-year anniversary exhibition highlighting each decade of the College’s history, Oct. 19–Nov. 10, Opening Reception Oct. 21, 10 a.m., remarks by prof. emeritus, trustee and College historian James Lightner, Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall Gallery, Info: 410-857-2595.

Admissions, Discover McDaniel Day, for prospective undergraduates, Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m., Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science, RSVP: visits@mcdaniel.edu or 800-638-5005.

Family Weekend, Oct. 20–22, on campus. Info: www.mcdaniel.edu/familyweekend2017.

Alumni Awards Banquet*, awards banquet honoring alumni personifying the College’s tradition of excellence, Oct. 20, 6 p.m., Gill Center. Info: https://ilovethehill.mcdaniel.edu/homecoming.

Homecoming & 150th Birthday Party, entertainment, children’s activities, historic art exhibition reception and campus tours, cake-cutting ceremony at halftime, Oct. 21, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Memorial Plaza, on campus with cake cutting at the stadium. Info: https://150.mcdaniel.edu/events .

Historical Walking Tour, in celebration of McDaniel College’s 150th Anniversary, McDaniel College archivist Andrea Briggs, historic walking tour of campus, Oct. 21, 9 a.m., WMC Alumni Hall.

Fearless and Bold: LIVE, Screening of “Fearless and Bold: LIVE,” 90-minute multimedia presentation on the College’s history adapted from James Lightner's book, “Fearless and Bold," Oct. 21, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Decker Auditorium, Lewis Hall of Science.

Monday Night Music, “Trio Giocoso” with Nicholas Currie, violin; Adam Gonzalez, cello, and Diana Greene, piano, Oct. 23, 7 p.m., McDaniel Lounge, Info: 410-857-2599.

Global Dinner*, “Taste of Latin America: Quinceañera” dinner and cultural celebration, sponsored by Hispano-Latinx Alliance, Oct. 25, 6 p.m., Decker Center Forum. Tickets and info: cwronski@mcdaniel.edu.

All events are free and open to the public unless marked by an asterisk (*)

Requests for interpreters are welcome and can be made up to one week prior to the event by contacting interpretingservices@mcdaniel.edu. Other accommodation requests can be directed to Conference Services at 410-857-2212.

“Taste of Latin America: Quinceañera” dinner and cultural celebration, sponsored by Hispano-Latinx Alliance, is Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. in Decker Center Forum. See below for ticket information.)