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  • student Elva Joya in front of hospital in Spain

    Fellowship in Spain reinforces sophomore’s dream of serving others through medicine

    Sophomore Elva Joya seizes every opportunity to explore a future in medicine from her double major in Biomedical Sciences and Psychology to her internship in Spain shadowing surgeons and learning about the country’s free public healthcare system.
  • Molecular Biology major Cooper Hostetler

    Biology major’s passion for plants feeds his research to improve soybeans

    Like many science majors, Cooper Hostetler wants to make the world a better place through technology. But the McDaniel senior Molecular Biology major’s focus isn’t medicine or engineering or even video game design. Instead he imagines fields of green — literally —  producing super food for animals and people.
  • McDaniel College History major Sera McClintock during her historical society internship

    Coaxing stories from everyday antiques is History major’s dream internship

    At first glance, Sera McClintock saw nothing out of the ordinary about the antique child’s desk she had gently pulled from storage at the Chester County (Pa.) Historical Society. And then, the McDaniel junior opened the desk drawer — and discovered treasures more valuable than gold.
  • Caitlin McCadden in Lab.

    Curiosity sparks Chem student’s research from cancer drugs to medical cannabis

    Organic chemistry changed Caitlin McCadden's career direction from orthodontics to medicinal chemistry research.
  • Dakota standing in WBAL-TV station

    Durant selected for an internship at WBAL TV station

    For Dakota Durant ’18, the latter part of senior year has been full of exciting news. The communication & cinema major was selected for an internship at the WBAL-TV station.
  • Chemistry major Maddie Jackstadt research a natural product from the rain forest

    Chemistry seniors explore natural products for capstone research

    Chemistry major Madelyn Jackstadt’s capstone research into the anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties of the stinging nettle plant began deep in the Amazon rain forest when a friend was stung by the plant Jackstadt has come to see as “ironic.”
  • McDaniel students Michael Scott, left, and senior Jared Payne, both lacrosse players, cheer on Tournament of Champions athlete Jason Rivas, a seventh-grader at Montgomery Village Middle School.

    McDaniel in the News: A Tournament of Champions for sure

    Nearly 200 McDaniel student volunteers teamed up with about 180 budding athletes from 20 schools
  • Jasmin Chavez '19

    Class of 2019: Jasmin Chavez

    Jasmin Chavez '19 brought a League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) chapter to McDaniel and says it has been one of the most transformative experiences of her life. Having the opportunity to empower council members so that they can serve as advocates in their respective communities has transformed the way she views leadership.
  • Brandon Rozanski '19 majored in Biology

    Class of 2019: Brandon Rozanski

    Biology major Brandon Rozanski was named the #6 ROTC cadet in the nation during his senior year and his academic excellence earned him a spot in medical school at the Uniformed Service University of Health Sciences.
  • Class of 2019: Morgan Collinson

    Morgan Collinson completed two internships and studied abroad at McDaniel's branch campus in Budapest. The Accounting Economics and Business Administration major earned her first internship during Interviewing Day, a Business Administration department program that brings about 25 companies to campus to do quick 20-minute interviews with multiple students in a three-hour period.