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Princeton Review and Kiplinger's Name SU a 'Best Value' College Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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Sea Gull Century Participant Rides in Father's Memory

Terry AllenTerry Allen was a two-time veteran of Salisbury University’s Sea Gull Century, having fully completed the 100-mile Assateague route in 2011 and the 100-kilometer Princess Anne ride in 2012. He was lifting weights to build his upper body strength for  his third appearance in 2013 when a persistent summer back injury led to a cancer diagnosis.

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The Allegheny Trio Performs at SU on Wednesday, September 24

The Allegheny Trio performs a concert of chamber music masterworks 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 24, in the Great Hall of Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall. The program includes Schubert’s Piano Trio in B flat major, Ravel’s Sonata for Violin and Cello, Kodaly’s Sonata for Cello and Piano, op. 4 and the virtuosic showpiece Passacaglia, composed by Johann Halvorsen based on a theme by Handel. Kara Dahl Russell, WSCL 89.5 FM music director, introduces the pieces.

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SU's Taylor Earns $50K USM Elkins Professorship for 2014

Dr. Ryan TaylorA Salisbury University professor has won one of the University System of Maryland’s most distinguished awards, which includes a $50,000 prize. Dr. Ryan Taylor of SU’s Biological Sciences Department has received the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship. The honor will help him continue his field research on túngara frogs at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute in Panama.

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Artist Cheryl Nemazie Speaks About Her Career Thursday, September 25, at SU

Artist Cheryl Nemazie has worked with businesses and non-governmental organizations worldwide.  On Thursday, September 25, Nemazie speaks about her career as a visiting artist at Salisbury University. Her presentation is 5 p.m. in Fulton Hall Room 111.

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'Montreal Review' Publishes Essays by SU Professors

Dr. John Wenke, professor of English at Salisbury University, was happy that his satiric essay, “Public Figures,” was published by The Montreal Review, an online magazine examining books, art and culture.  When he checked its website, however, he was even more pleased to see the names of two friends, Drs. Francis Kane and Jerome Miller, professors emeriti in SU’s Philosophy Department, with his.

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Caroline County Artist Wins Sea Gull Century Art Contest

A painting by Caroline County artist Lisa Martin has been selected as the winner of Salisbury University’s 2014 Sea Gull Century Art Contest. It is showcased on T-shirts and promotional materials for  this year’s bike ride across the Lower Eastern Shore on Saturday, September 27.

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SU Music Students Visit Princeton

Five Salisbury University music students recently traveled to New Jersey for  a performance by the internationally renowned group So Percussion, the Edward T. Cone Performers in Residence at Princeton University. Eric Shuster and Dr. Jerry Tabor of the SU Music Department accompanied the students. Shuster, who worked with So Percussion during the ensemble’s 2012 summer institute, organized the trip and introduced the students to the artists following the concert.

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Ballroom Dance Classes Held at SU This Fall

With origins in 19th-century England, ballroom dancing has maintained its popularity over centuries. As part of its fall “Europe: Old and New” cultural events series, Salisbury University offers a series of ballroom dance classes taught by instructor Marly Lynk 5 p.m. select Mondays in the Great Hall of Holloway Hall.

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Mettler Speaks on 'Inequality and Higher Eduacation' at SU Thursday, September 25

According to author and educator Suzanne Mettler, the United States is having the wrong conversation about higher education. In her new book Degrees of Inequity: How the Politics of Higher Education Sabotaged the American Dream, she argues that college systems work well for  those born into well-off families … but few others. The question everyone should be asking, she says, is “Why?”

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SU a USM Leader in Food Waste Recycling

Salisbury University is a leader in food waste recycling among University System of Maryland campuses, according to the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE).  In a recent article, the MDE noted that in 2013, SU recycled some 53.2 pounds of food waste per student — more than the University of Maryland College Park, Frostburg State University, Towson University, the University of Maryland Baltimore County or the Universities at Shady Grove.

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Galician Bagpipe Musician Cristina Pato Performs at SU Friday, September 26

Galician bagpipe master and classical pianist Cristina Pato has performed with Yo-Yo Ma and played some of the world’s most prestigious venues, including Carnegie Hall.  On Friday, September 26, she brings her Migrations Band to Salisbury University. Their performance is 7 p.m. in Holloway Hall Auditorium.

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Blackwell Library Commemorates Banned Books Week September 22-26

President Janet Dudley-EshbachWhat do Harry Potter, Huckleberry Finn and Winnie the Pooh have in common? They all have been banned from school and public libraries in the United States. Salisbury University’s Blackwell Library pays tribute to these classic characters and their literary brethren during Banned Books Week. From September 22-26, visitors to the library will see “wanted” posters featuring SU community members, including President Janet Dudley-Eshbach and Dr. Bea Hardy, dean of libraries and instructional resources, posing with their favorite banned books. They also may choose their own banned books, from a selection provided by the library, to pose with for  their own mug shots.

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Environmental Colloquium Series Continues This Fall at SU

Salisbury University’s fall Environmental Studies Colloquium Series continues with “Celebrating Nature: A Conversation Between a Naturalist and a Poet” on September 24. All presentations in the series are 7 p.m. Wednesdays in Henson Science Hall Room 243.

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SU's Chester Hall Earns LEED Certification

Salisbury University’s list of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)-approved buildings continues to grow with the recent Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification of Chester Residence Hall. Following extensive renovations, the building was certified Silver, one of the three highest levels available. The USGBC is the nation’s leading organization supporting environmentally responsible building.

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Art League of Ocean City Presents Jinchul Kim Solo Exhibit Through Sunday, September 28

The Art League of Ocean City presents “Unspoken Story,” a solo exhibition by Jinchul Kim of Salisbury University’s Art Department, through Sunday, September 28, at the Ocean City Center for  the Arts, 502 94th Street. An opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Friday, September 5, as part of the league’s monthly “First Friday” celebration. Complimentary refreshments will be served.

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