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Ecuador Awards $83K Fellowship to SU Professor

Hamilton (left) overlooking Chone estuaryDr. Stuart Hamilton of Salisbury University’s Geography and Geosciences Department has earned a prestigious $83,000 Prometheus Fellowship from the Ecuadorian government to explore the causes of sedimentation in that country’s Chone Estuary. The highly competitive award is considered the premier science fellowship within Ecuador, Hamilton said, and is given to less than 10 percent of those who apply.

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SU's Perdue School of Business to Launch Online M.B.A.

Salisbury University’s Franklin P. Perdue School of Business is launching an online version of its Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program in fall 2015. “We wanted to offer a more flexible and convenient version of our highly-competitive M.B.A. for  working professionals and others,” said Dr. Christy Weer, Perdue School interim dean. “Courses will be led by the same excellent faculty who teach on campus.”

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SU Percussion and World Drum Ensembles Perform Thursday, November 20

From the walking dead to body beats, Salisbury University’s Percussion and World Drum ensembles perform 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 20, in Holloway Hall Auditorium.

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SU Hosts Third Native American Heritage Month Celebration

Salisbury University hosts its third annual Native American Heritage Month celebration October 30-November 21. Events begin with an interactive live art demonstration by Nike designer Bunky Echo-Hawk 6 p.m. Thursday, October 30, in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center. Echo-Hawk discusses the state of Indian Country today and produces a painting inspired by conversations and input from the audience. The finished work will be displayed on loan at SU.

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SU Faculty Earn $260K NSF Grant for Math Education Research

Over the summer, eight area college students hosted weekly learning sessions to help fourth, fifth and sixth graders better understand mathematics skills from fractions and multiplication to decimals and statistics. The three-year project is funded by a $260,606 National Science Foundation grant earned by Drs. Randall Groth of the Education Specialties Department and Jennifer Bergner of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department.

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SU Nursing Earns $299K to Expand 'Standardized Patient' Training Statewide

When Salisbury University nursing students enter the psychiatric/mental health lab inside the campus’ Richard A. Henson Medical Simulation Center, they are greeted by a “patient” who may be depressed, schizophrenic, manic or even suicidal. Their interactions are recorded and discussed later with faculty and peers. The SU Nursing Department has received $299,983 from the Maryland Higher Education Commission to expand this “Standardized Patient Experience” training across the state.

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SU Art Galleries Hosts Annual Holiday Art Exhibition and Sale

Holiday SaleSalisbury University Art Galleries holds its annual Chrismahanukwanzakah Holiday Art Exhibition and Sale November 21-December 13 at its Downtown Campus, 118-120 N. Division St. Participants provide their own artworks in a variety of media, including ornaments, ceramic vessels, prints and other handmade items. Each piece is unique.

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SU Art Galleries Seeks Exhibition Proposals

Salisbury University Art Galleries invites proposals for  solo, group and curated exhibitions. The opportunity is open to all media, including but not limited to ceramics, glass, sculpture, painting, drawing, printmaking, new media, video, performance, sound and installation. The deadline is Friday, December 5.

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SU Art Galleries Presents 'Nocturne' by Kathleen Scott

Artist Kathleen Scott explores the intrinsic connection between memory and mortality in the exhibit “Nocturne” November 21-January 10 at the Salisbury University Art Galleries – Downtown Campus. She presents an artist talk 5:30 p.m. Thursday, November 20, in Fulton Hall Room 111. A workshop is 10 a.m. Friday, November 21, in Fulton Hall Room 225 A reception is 5-8 p.m. November 21 during the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly 3rd Friday celebration.


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SU Theatre Presents 'Five Women Wearing the Same Dress' Nov. 20-23

Weddings aren’t always the joyous occasions they appear to be from the outside — but they still can be highly entertaining. Salisbury University’s Bobbi Biron Theatre Department takes a humorous look at what happens behind the scenes after the nuptials in its production of Academy Award winner Alan Ball’s Five Women Wearing the Same Dress Thursday-Sunday, November 13-16 and 20-23 in the Black Box Theatre of Fulton Hall.

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SU Men's Rugby Hosts National Playoffs Nov. 22-23

The Salisbury University men’s rugby team goes to the National Sweet 16 and Elite 8 Saturday-Sunday, November 22-23, at the Crown Sports Center in Fruitland. Crown is one of four locations nationwide hosting the USA Rugby National Championship playoffs that weekend, according to Coach Bill Creese.

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SU Partners with MCCR to Offer Safe Spaces Training

Salisbury University’s Safe Spaces Workshop is now being offered statewide through a partnership with the Maryland Commission on Civil Rights. The program has been offered, in various formats, to faculty, staff and students at SU since the late 1990s.

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SU Hosts Global Student Experience Day Friday, November 21

Salisbury University celebrates International Education Week (November 17-21) for the first time with an inaugural Global Student Experience Day on Friday, November 21. The Center for  International Education (CIE) highlights the nations where students have come from and have gone to study from noon-2 p.m. in the Link of Nations between the Commons and the Guerrieri University Center.

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Maryland Charity Campaign Underway at SU

Maryland Charity CampaignAs the holiday season approaches, Salisbury University’s faculty and staff are asked to help the less for tunate by contributing to the Maryland Charity Campaign. This year, SU is teaming with the University’s United Way chapter, Maryland’s first student chapter. The United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore, Inc. (No. 4883 in the Maryland Charity Campaign’s Giving Guide) serves 54 programs in Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset and Dorchester counties, directly impacting many neighbors and friends of the University community.

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Nabb Center Presents 'Mapping Delmarva's Past' Exhibit August 25-December 12

Virginia MapBefore GPS, before MapQuest, there were actual maps. Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for  Delmarva History and Culture explores the area through the eyes of some of the earliest cartographers in “Mapping Delmarva’s Past.” The exhibit is on display in the center’s gallery, 190 Wayne Street, from August 25-December 12.

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