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McDaniel College Graduate Students Assist Elementary-schoolers with Reading in Summer Clinic
One hot afternoon in July, a group of students were still working away studiously in the classrooms of Robert Moton Elementary School. Though they were young — second to fourth grade — they were plugging away at writing their memoirs.

Hanna Pickard, an Expert in Moral Psychology, Joins Johns Hopkins as a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Hanna Pickard remembers participating in lively dinner-table discussions as a kid. She'd listen closely as her parents, both law professors, debated abstract ideas of equality and justice as well as current issues like the finer points of nuclear disarmament, the ethics of trade embargoes with South Africa, and the viability of civil disobedience as a legitimate form of protest.

At the Lux Art Institute, Carolyn Case, MICA Alumna & Faculty Member, Seeing What Sticks
When artist Carolyn Case starts a painting, she’s never sure how it will end up.

Seven Finalist Named for $50K George Washington Prize (Washington College)
Seven books published in 2018 by historians have been named finalists for the 2019 George Washington Prize.

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Van Hollen Presidents' Award 2019

Senator Chris Van Hollen was awarded the 2019 MICUA Presidents' Award on February 5, 2019 by senior leaders of Maryland’s independent colleges and universities for his unparalleled leadership and remarkable public service in support of higher education.

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