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Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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SU Arts Minute - April 20-26

A plethora of events at SU this week includes an Earth Day celebration, author lectures, music and dance performances, documentary premiere, student research conference, guitar festival and Relay For Life.

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The Nature Generation Honors SU as a 'Sustainable Partner'

Parks, Newton, Allen

The Nature Generation, an environmental nonprofit, recently honored Salisbury University with a Sustainable Partner Award for  “dedication and support in inspiring youth to care for  the planet.” Based in Arlington, VA, the Nature Generation empowers youth to make a difference, reaching them via environmental stewardship initiatives in literature, science and the arts.

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SU, UMES Health Students Engage in Interprofessional Clinical Simulation

Nearly 100 students studying health professions at Salisbury University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES) recently participated in an Interprofessional Clinical Simulation. “Interprofessional education enables students from multiple health fields to learn about, from and with each other,” said Dr. Katherine Hinderer of SU’s Nursing Department.

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SU Again Named Among Nation's 'Greenest' Colleges

For the sixth consecutive year, The Princeton Review, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), has named Salisbury University one of the nation’s most environmentally responsible colleges. The University is featured in the Guide to 353 Green Colleges, which highlights impressive environmental and sustainability programs at campuses throughout the United States and select institutions in Canada.

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Spring Wellness Fair at SU Monday, April 20

Wellness @ SU and the Student Wellness Program present a Spring Wellness Fair from noon-4 p.m. Monday, April 20, on Perdue Hall Lawn. A Move to Improve 5K, hosted by Exercise is Medicine and the Student Wellness Program, is Tuesday, April 21.

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SU Community Members Chat With Governor Hogan at 3rd Friday

Governor Hogan with SU Community MembersSalisbury University students, faculty, and staff were among recent 3rd Friday participants who had the opportunity to chat with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan during the downtown festival. Pictured are: Dr. Sarah Surak, faculty in the Political Science and Environmental Studies departments; Alexander Pope, faculty in the Teacher Education Department; Karina Norwood, a student majoring in conflict analysis and dispute resolution; Governor Hogan; Katie Potvin, a student majoring in ESOL (English for  speakers of other languages); and  Robby Sheehan, SU director of government and community relations.

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Environmental Studies Series Culminates With 'Songs of the Chesapeake' Performance April 22

For 30 years prior to his death in 2010, Teresa Whitaker and Frank Schwartz collaborated with folk singer and storyteller Tom Wisner, hailed by The Washington Post as the “Bard of the Chesapeake.” Today, striving to keep those musical traditions alive, the duo performs “Songs of the Chesapeake” 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, on Salisbury University’s Sea Gull Square Lawn (rain location: Henson Science Hall Room 243).

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SU Holocaust Days of Remembrance Series Continues Through Apr. 24

Salisbury University commemorates Yom Hashoa, the National Days of Remembrance, with a series of Holocaust memorial events on and off campus in April. Activities are sponsored by the Samuel W. and Marilyn C. Seidel School of Education and Professional Studies, and Maryland Holocaust Educators Network. Admission is free and the public is invited.

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SU Celebrates Earth Week April 20-24

Salisbury University commemorates Earth Week, April 21-24, with a series of special events including a recycling competition and festive celebration.

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SU Earns Green PLANT Award

Salisbury University again has received the highest sustainability award given by the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Forest Service and Forestry Council: The Green PLANT Award. The honor re-certifies SU as a “People Loving And Nurturing Trees” (PLANT) Community. Awards are given at four levels: green, gold, silver and bronze.

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