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  • Daniel Adum, a senior at McLean High School in Potomac, Md., is involved in athletics, performing arts and student leadership. A state record holder in wrestling, he participates with his school’s government association and also dresses up as the McLean Mustang mascot

    Newest Dorsey Scholars named at McDaniel

    McDaniel College’s Admissions Office surprised five incoming Class of 2024 students by announcing them as the College’s newest Dorsey Scholars. The Dorsey Scholars Program is the highest academic honor at McDaniel and includes full tuition, room and board for all four years.
  • 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.
  • McDaniel College Gilman scholarship recipients (l-r) Faith Young, Emem Akpan and Priscilla Owusu will study abroad during the spring semester and over the summer of 2020

    Three McDaniel juniors land prestigious Gilman scholarships to study abroad

    Supported by U.S. Department of State Gilman scholarships, Emem Akpan and Faith Young are studying abroad at McDaniel Europe, the college’s branch campus in Budapest, during spring semester and Priscilla Owusu heads to Dijon, France, in the summer to learn more about French culture and become more fluent in the language.
  • Jade Enright, Molecular Biology major at McDaniel College, conducted research at Yale.

    Molecular Biology major conducts summer research at Yale as Amgen scholar

    Jade Enright, a senior Molecular Biology major with a strong Chemistry minor, conducted research at Yale University after being named an Amgen Scholar. Enright worked in a graduate molecular biology lab overseen by a Yale professor and staffed with four post-doctoral fellows, four Ph.D. students and a lab manager.
  • Meghan Carlton Phillips portrait.

    Alumna wins National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing Fellowship

    Meghan Carlton Phillips, ’08 has been awarded $25,000 for her flash fiction creative writing, as a recipient of a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Creative Writing Fellowship in prose.
  • Marya Kuratova, an English major at McDaniel College, is the national winner of the "Dear Abby" scholarship contest.

    Free Press editor wins ‘Dear Abby’ national scholarship award for columns

    Marya Kuratova, a senior English major with minors in Journalism and Writing, is the national
  • 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 Computer Science student Shelton Wilson

    Computer Science student among winners in national cybersecurity competition

    Shelton Wilson's strong sense of logic and puzzle solving skills paid off when the senior Computer Science major was one of only 100 finalists among 13,000 contenders to solve nearly 300 cybersecurity challenges and win a $22,000 Cyber FastTrack scholarship.
  • 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.
  • Atticus Rice '19  majored in Political Science and Communication

    Class of 2019: Atticus Rice

    Atticus Rice crossed the country from Portland, Oregon, to major in Communication and Political Science with a specialization in American Politics and Law. As co-editor-in-chief of the McDaniel Free Press, he worked with a team to increase the number of print issues and overhaul organizational policies and structure to help achieve the goal of delivering the news the McDaniel community deserves to know.