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Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Poetry Reading - Andre Codrescu
8 p.m. – 9p.m.
The Great Hall, Holloway Hall

Poet, social critic, Katrina survivor, National Public Radio commentator, and humorist, Andre Codrescu is the author of NEW ORLEANS, MON AMOUR: Twenty Years of Writings from the City, and more than 25 other books of essays, memoirs, poetry, and other observations.  Reception will follow in the Social Room, Holloway Hall.

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Open House - Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative

10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

At the Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative (ESRGC), undergraduate students are an integral part of this bustling University outreach center.  The ESRGC, located in the Allenwood Shopping Center next to the Department of Psychology (AW800), provides access to geographic information system technology, data, technical support, and training to the local governments ofMaryland's Eastern Shore.  The ESRGC provides a living laboratory where undergraduates can hone their professional GIS skills before beginning their careers.  The ESRGC, which has employed up to 20 undergraduates in a single year, helps to better prepare students for their transition to the working world, while providing much-needed, high-quality, technical GIS services to municipalities, counties, and non-profit organizations.

Come by and have the ESRGC give you a quick tour of our state-of-the-art facilities.

Graduate School in Psychology: Getting In and Getting Out 
Holly Straub, Lauren Fowler, and Mark Harvey
12 Noon to 1 p.m. 
Henson School 101

Admission to doctoral programs in psychology is highly competitive. The application process can be overwhelming. Graduate school, too, can be overwhelming. This is an opportunity for student attendees at NCUR to attend a lunch-time discussion with three NCUR governors who are psychology faculty. Using a panel discussion format, these faculty members will share their views on numerous frequently asked questions regarding the application process and graduate school in general. Session attendees will be highly encouraged to ask questions of the panelists. Attendees should pick up their lunch, and bring it to the session. 

Open House - Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture
12:00 Noon to 3:00 p.m.
Power Professional Building 

The center is a wonderful research resource providing access to records and artifacts that exemplify the historical and cultural heritage of Delmarva.  Students will gain knowledge of historical, archeological, and cultural heritage of Delmarva and learn about specialized studies in history, folklore, and related fields.  Take a tour during this open house and experience colonial times or the 19th century or Chesapeake Bay history or investigate Native American or African American heritage in this unique facility!

Graduate School Fair
1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Maggs Gymnasium

Career Services at Salisbury University is proud to announce over 50 graduate schools will be available to you.  Browse and pick up brochures and talk to the representatives from schools throughout the US.  Expand and explore your education opportunities by stopping by the fair.  
http://salisbury.erecruiting.com/stu/cf_details?fhnd=2874

Environmental Issues Reception
5:45 p.m.
Philosophy House, Camden Avenue

Please join the Salisbury University Environmental Issues Program in a reception with light refreshments to honor and meet Tyrone Hayes and Tom Horton at the Philosophy House. 

Friday, April 11, 2008

Undergraduate Research Summit
7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Montgomery Room, Commons Building
Continental Breakfast will be served

For the past eight years at each NCUR, a session has been set aside during which faculty and staff NCUR attendees, who represent more than a dozen professional organizations interested in undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activities, can meet to discuss ways of advancing undergraduate research.  This year’s meeting will focus on ongoing talks between NCUR and the Council for Undergraduate Research.  Breakfast will be served to summit participants.  Open to all interested faculty, staff, and other conference participants.     

Open House - Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative
10:00 a.m. to 12 Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

At the Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative (ESRGC), undergraduate students are an integral part of this bustling University outreach center.  The ESRGC, located in the Allenwood Shopping Center next to the Department of Psychology (AW800), provides access to geographic information system technology, data, technical support, and training to the local governments ofMaryland's Eastern Shore.  The ESRGC provides a living laboratory where undergraduates can hone their professional GIS skills before beginning their careers.  The ESRGC, which has employed up to 20 undergraduates in a single year, helps to better prepare students for their transition to the working world, while providing much-needed, high-quality, technical GIS services to municipalities, counties, and non-profit organizations.

Come by and have the ESRGC give you a quick tour of our state-of-the-art facilities.

TETC – Teacher Education and Technology Center Tour - cancelled
4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. 
TETC Building 

Salisbury University is very excited about their newest building for teacher education and technology.  The building has been lauded as a showcase building for education in the mid-Atlantic region.  250,000 pounds of recycled material, equivalent to over 7.5 million soda cans, is being used to construct the building.  TETC will be used for classes next semester in fall 2008.  Come check out this environmental friendly technology building that Salisbury University is so proud of!
http://www.salisbury.edu/tetc/

Reception – Center for International Education
4-6 p.m. 
Salisbury University’s Center for International Education, Camden Avenue

A celebration of student scholars and their faculty mentors who have engaged in international research and education, cross-cultural studies, and the interpretation of global texts. 

Co-sponsored by Center for International Education, Department of Modern Languages & Intercultural Studies, School for International Training (SIT), and Centres for Interamerican Studies (CEDEI).

Reception - Meet the NCUR Board of Governors
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Holloway Hall Social Room

You are invited to meet the National Conference on Undergraduate Board of Governors.  Hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.

Open House and Reception - Thomas E. Bellavance Honors Program
4:30 p.m. -6:00 p.m.
The Honors House, Camden Avenue 

Bellavance Honors Program here at Salisbury University will be hosting an Open House for NCUR participants.  Come and meet Honors students and faculty of the Eastern Shore.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Saturday, April 12, 2008

Opera Open Rehearsal - PURCELL’S DIDO AND AENEAS
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
The Great Hall, Holloway Hall

Henry Purcell’s, DIDO AND AENEAS, the first English opera, is based on Virgil’s story of the exiled Trojan and founder of Rome, Aeneas, and his tragic lover Dido, the tragic queen.  Performed by a student ensemble and orchestra, this performance is an open late-stage rehearsal. 

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