News Archive - September 2017

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Photo of McDaniel College's float featuring the Arch in Westminster's FallFest Parade
As part of the 150th anniversary celebration, the McDaniel community participated in Westminster’s FallFest Parade by marching with a float featuring a replica of the Arch. Built by McDaniel friends and family, the float took 2nd place. Full Story

 

10-month-old Ethan (left) shows a toy to 9-month-old Evelyn.
As if on cue, 10-month-old Ethan barreled across the classroom after his mom, McDaniel volleyball coach Jess Wolverton, as fast as his hands and knees would take him — unaware that he had just vividly demonstrated Attachment Theory to  a… Full Story

 

George Dyson, Phi Beta Kappa visiting lecturer
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks.  Full Story

 

Photo of professor Paul Zajac and students Jacie Wood, Kat Pensabene and Dominic Giuliani
Any illusions that the HBO series based on George Martin’s “A Song of Fire and Ice” series is breaking new ground in entertainment were pretty much shattered by the second meeting of professor Paul Zajac’s First Year Seminar, “Shakespeare’s… Full Story

 

Bryan Bowen, senior from North Beach, Md., as Stanley Kowalski; Ben Michaels, junior from Lakeville, Minn., as Harold
McDaniel College Theatre Arts students perform in “A Streetcar Named Desire,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama by Tennessee Williams, Oct. 4–7 at 7:30 p.m. on stage in WMC Alumni Hall. Full Story

 

Close up image of partial McDaniel College's new Green Terror mascot
Our beloved Green Terror has long topped “weirdest school mascot” lists and is most definitely a one of a kind. Over nearly a century, it has been brought to life through a variety of homemade costumes resembling a leopard, a dog and a… Full Story

 

Photo of McDaniel cross country runner Gavin Gibson
Gavin Gibson is named Centennial Conference Runner of the Week, and football, women’s soccer and volleyball continue winning seasons. Full Story

 

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Photo of McDaniel College student Perry Stefanelli on the football field
McDaniel football wins two in a row, including a 35-14 victory over Moravian on the Greyhounds' home turf for the first time in nearly 40 years. Full Story

 

Excerpt from McDaniel College's first president James T. Ward's diary from opening day in 1867
The first academic year of Western Maryland College began on Sept. 4, 1867, as described by its first president James T. Ward in his diary: Full Story

 

Photo of McDaniel College research team, left to right, senior Phuc Truong, senior Jake Holechek, Chemistry professor Dana Ferraris, senior Bobby Lease
Chemistry majors Jake Holechek, Robert Lease and Phuc Truong began their senior year this fall with confidence in their research skills and a passion for experimental chemistry — both gained in Chemistry professor Dana Ferraris’ lab while… Full Story

 

 R. Edward Grumbine, Grand Canyon Trust Land Program director and Global Colloquium speaker
Read on for a list of events on the Hill in the coming weeks.  Full Story

 

 Susan Parrish in lab main
McDaniel College remains among the top liberal arts colleges in the nation in the U.S. News & World Report “2018 Best Colleges” rankings released Sept. 12. Full Story

 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 12, 2017 Full Story

 

Jared Reck, author of the young adult novel,
First-time author Jared Reck, who was a student in McDaniel’s Writing for Children and Young Adults graduate certificate program, will give a talk and sign copies of his new book, “A Short History of the Girl Next Door,” on Sept. 27 at 7… Full Story

 

Josh Ambrose, newly appointed executive director of McDaniel College Center for Experience and Opportunity
Josh Ambrose has been named the new executive director of McDaniel College’s Center for Experience and Opportunity (CEO). Full Story

 

McDaniel senior Allison Parker tests the water during her internship at the National Aquarium in Baltimore
While gathering real-world experiences and exploring careers at the famed National Aquarium, senior Allison Parker also made a lot of friends — aquarists, herpetologists, conservationists and an eight-legged creature named Tallulah. Full Story

 

Perdue Farms CEO and McDaniel College trustee Randy Day
McDaniel College has named Randy Day to the College’s Board of Trustees. Full Story

 

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