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    A look back at Jan Term 2023

    Jan Term is a three-week session that allows students and faculty to explore new areas and expand their intellectual horizons.
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    McDaniel College Board of Trustees endorses new strategic plan

    McDaniel College’s Board of Trustees voted unanimously to endorse the college’s next five-year strategic plan, “Reaching New Heights: McDaniel College Strategic Plan 2022-2027," which further positions McDaniel as an innovative liberal arts college focused on student achievement and professional success.
  • McDaniel Environmental Center

    McDaniel College introduces new environmental center

    McDaniel College hosted the official unveiling of the McDaniel Environmental Center, an outdoor learning lab developed by students to engage in hands-on educational opportunities in agriculture, conservation, and environmental sciences, as well as community building. Additionally, McDaniel has received $2.3 million from the State of Maryland to fund educational environmental spaces and the college has introduced a new bachelor's degree in Food Studies this fall.
  • McDaniel College campus in Fall with Keep the World Moving banner

    McDaniel selects students as Global Fellows

    McDaniel College selects 16 students into the college's Global Fellows program. The Global Fellows program is a three-year program that is designed to enhance students’ understanding of global issues, develop heightened intercultural competency and cultivate the skills and attitudes important to leading successful lives in a global context. Students earn a Global Fellow designation on their transcript upon completion of the program.
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    Immersive summer experiences are taking McDaniel students to new heights

    From Wall Street to a wildlife refuge, McDaniel College students are climbing to new heights through immersive summer experiences. Students are applying what they are learning in the classroom with real-world summer internships and job experiences.
  • Student Faculty Research

    Students make a difference through McDaniel’s Student-Faculty Collaborative Summer Research Program

    McDaniel College students strive to make a difference in the world through the Student-Faculty Collaborative Summer Research Program. Students are learning how to solve real-world problems, whether it’s restoring local wetlands that are under threat worldwide or joining in research efforts to discover drugs to treat COVID-19 following the global pandemic. The Student-Faculty Collaborative Summer Research experience is an eight-week program for undergraduate students at McDaniel to pursue research, which is supported by donors.
  • Julia Jasken Video

    McDaniel College welcomes 10th President, Dr. Julia Jasken

    Dr. Julia Jasken becomes McDaniel College’s 10th president on June 1, 2021. She has dedicated nearly her entire professional life to higher education and most notably to McDaniel, beginning in the classroom in 2003 as an English professor. Dr. Jasken has served in various administrative roles at the college, most recently as executive vice president and provost, overseeing academic and student life.
  • Khadijatou Diop

    McDaniel junior awarded Gilman Scholarship to study abroad through virtual French immersion program

    McDaniel College junior Khadijatou Diop hopes to become a more versatile French teacher after earning a $5,000 Gilman Scholarship to study abroad through the virtual French immersion program at Université Laval in Canada. Diop, a French major with a minor in Secondary Education from Columbia, Md., was one of 2,386 undergraduate students from across the nation selected to participate in the prestigious United States Department of State’s Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship Program.
  • Heidi Reigel graduated from the college in 1997.

    Heidi Snyder Reigel ’97 named associate vice president for alumni and admissions

    McDaniel College announces Heidi Snyder Reigel ’97 as the associate vice president for alumni and admissions. In her new role, Reigel oversees the college’s alumni engagement efforts in addition to continuing to provide oversight to admissions.
  • Chloe Irla, assistant professor of Art & Art History, with McDaniel student Liz Mince in their “A Baltimore/Carroll ABC Book."

    McDaniel College’s Student-Faculty Collaborative Summer Research Program leads to impactful virtual experiences

    More than 40 students participated in McDaniel College’s Student-Faculty Collaborative Summer Research Program. The Student-Faculty Collaborative Research experience is a 10-week program for undergraduate students at McDaniel to pursue research, which is supported by donors. Thirteen faculty members have been leading projects virtually, while two Chemistry professors received special permission to perform COVID-19 research in labs on campus.