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Polkinghorn Named U.S. Fulbright Alumni Ambassador

One of Salisbury University’s past Fulbright Scholars has been appointed as a distinguished Fulbright Alumni Ambassador for  the United States. Dr. Brian Polkinghorn, faculty in SU’s Conflict Analysis and Dispute Resolution Department and executive director of SU’s Bosserman Center for  Conflict Resolution, was chosen this year as one of only 24 ambassadors by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and its Council for  International Exchange of Scholars (CIES). 

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SU Students Raise over $10,000 for Local Causes

Students in Paula Morris’ advertising and promotions classes at Salisbury University raised more than $10,000 for  local causes last fall. Each semester, Morris tasks students in the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business with developing and promoting fundraisers for  local charities to give them real-world experience.

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SU Art Galleries Presents 'Office Aesthetics' January 16-February 14

Salisbury University Art Galleries presents the exhibit “Office Aesthetics” by Travis Childers January 16-February 14 at its Downtown Campus, 118 N. Division St. A reception is 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday, February 5.

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Yarmo Presents New Findings on Depiction of 15th-Century Jewish Dress Codes, Colors

Salisbury University Costume Designer Leslie Yarmo is raising questions about 15th-century European Jewish dress codes and how certain colors may have been misinterpreted in famous artworks for  years. She has shared her findings at conferences in Italy, and others are taking notice.

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Nabb Research Center Presents "Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War"

Abraham Lincoln is widely acknowledged as one of America’s greatest presidents, but his historical reputation is contested. Was he a calculating politician willing to accommodate slavery or a principled leader justly celebrated as the “great emancipator”? The traveling exhibition “Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War” does not offer easy answers to these questions, but encourages visitors to for m a nuanced view of the 16th president by engaging them with Lincoln’s struggle to reconcile his policy preferences with basic American ideals of liberty and equity.

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Guerrieri Art Space Showcases Works by Sarah Wilhelm January 12-February 27

The Guerrieri University Center Art Space hosts the exhibit “Sanctuary” by Salisbury University alumna Sarah Wilhelm from January 12-February 27. Earning her B.F.A. from SU last spring, Wilhelm grew up in Hebron, MD. She said the beauty of the Eastern Shore inspired her photography.

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Nabb Research Center Accepts Early 1900s Oyster Chart Donation

SALISBURY, MD---Many on the Eastern Shore have heard about the fabled Oyster Wars of the Chesapeake Bay, but increasingly few have actually seen a representation of the “battlefields.” Thanks to Worcester County businessman Reese Cropper III, members of the public will have a chance to see those battle lines more clearly drawn at Salisbury University’s Edward H. Nabb Research Center for  Delmarva History and Culture.

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SU Art Galleries Presents 'Language of Regional Spirit' January 16-February 14

Salisbury University Art Galleries presents the exhibit “Language of Regional Spirit” by Nelson Smith January 16-February 14 at its Downtown Campus, 118 N. Division St. An artist lecture is 5:30 p.m. Thursday, February 5. A reception follows from 6:30-8 p.m.

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Children's Author Christopher Cheng Speaks at SU January 27

Australian children’s author Christopher Cheng discusses his books and career 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, January 27, in Room 226 of Salisbury University’s Teacher Education and Technology Center. Cheng has been a literacy ambassador for  the Australian government’s Literacy and Numeracy Week initiative, as well as an ambassador for  its National Year of Reading in 2012.

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SU's Stock Researches Kierkegaard in Copenhagen

Søren Kierkegaard is widely regarded as the first existentialist philosopher … but how influential was the theatre on the delivery of his philosophy? Very, according to Dr. Timothy Stock of Salisbury University’s Philosophy Department. He recently spent a month researching the philospher at the Søren Kierkegaard Research Center at the University of Copenhagen.

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'Changing Climate, Changing World' Lecture Series Scheduled January 26-May 11

Faculty from multiple disciplines present their unique takes on the implications of climate change during the semester-long lecture series “Changing Climate, Changing World.” Lectures are 7 p.m. Mondays, January 26-May 11 (excluding March 16), in Henson Science Hall Room 243. Each talk will stand on its own, with no previous attendance required.

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Weer Named New Perdue School Dean

Christy WeerIn 1996, Christy Harris Weer earned her M.B.A. from the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business. This spring she will be back on the commencement stage, congratulating the Class of 2015 as the school’s new dean. Weer, who became associate dean of the school in 2011, has served as interim dean since last June. She began her new position in January.

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SU Presents 'Doubt' January 29-February 1

DoubtSalisbury University’s Alpha Psi Omega national theatre honor society chapter presents John Patrick Shanley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Doubt: A Parable Thursday-Sunday, January 29-February 1, in the Black Box Theatre of Fulton Hall. Directed by John Posner, curtain is 8 p.m., 2 p.m. Sunday.

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SU Art Galleries Presents 'Alternative Topographies' February 2-March 20

Kristen AnchorSalisbury University Art Galleries presents the exhibit “Alternative Topographies: An Exploration of Place(s) Real, Imagined, Representational and Abstract” February 2-March 20 at the Electronic Gallery, Teacher Education and Technology Center (TETC) Room 128. In connection with the exhibit, artist Kristen Anchor presents a hand-painted 16-millimeter film performance and talk 5 p.m. Wednesday, February 25. Artist Chris H. Lynn presents a super 8 film screening and talk 5:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12. Both presentations are in TETC Room 317. Receptions follow in the Electronic Gallery.

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SU Offers Piano Class for Adult Beginners February 4-March 11

Ever wanted to learn piano, but thought you were too old?  Well, you’re not! A new group piano class designed for adult beginners will be held Wednesdays, February 4-March 11, at Salisbury University. An open house for interested adults is 1-1:50 p.m. Wednesday, January 28, in Fulton Hall Room 234. 

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