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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Wicomico County Mar. 5

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for   Wicomico County and the Lower Shore of Maryland, in effect from late 6 a.m.-midnight Thursday, March 5. A mix of sleet and snow is possible, followed by snow late Thursday morning through early evening. A snow and sleet accumulation of 3-5 inches is possible, along with trace amounts of ice.

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SU Arts Minute - March 2-8

This week's highlights include talks by businesswoman and philanthropist Mitzi Perdue, photojournalist Amy Kaslow and author Barbara Lockhart; several film screenings; music from SU and community musicians; and an open house to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts.

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President's Distinguished Community Leadership Award Nominations Open

Know a person or organization that is making a difference in the community? Salisbury University wants to hear about them! SU’s Town-Gown Council is accepting nominations for  its 2015 President’s Distinguished Community Leadership Awards. Awards are presented in two categories: organization and individual. Winners will be recognized during SU’s Spring Commencement.

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Day, Beauchamp Continue SU Environmental Studies Colloquium Series Mar. 4

Salisbury University’s Environmental Studies Colloquium Series with the presentation “What's Happening in Your City and County?” with Salisbury City Council President Jake Day and for mer Wicomico County public Works Director Lee Beauchamp. Their talk is 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Henson Science Hall Room 243.

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SU TRiO Students Travel to Cuba

Eight students enrolled in Salisbury University’s TRiO ACHIEVE Student Support Services program recently spent a week in Havana, Cuba. “Many had never traveled outside the United States before and had little exposure to other cultures,” said Vivian Shannon-Ramsey, SU’s TRiO coordinator.

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Lockhart Continues Writers on the Shore Series Wednesday, March 4

Author Barbara Lockhart continues Salisbury University’s Writers on the Shore series 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in the Montgomery Room of the Commons. Lockhart has earned individual artist awards in fiction from the Maryland State Arts Council for  excerpts from her novels Requiem for  a Summer Cottage and Elizabeth’s Field, as well as for  her short stories.

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Singers' Showcase Spotlights SU Music Students Mar. 4

Past winners and competitors from the Maryland auditions of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) join other SU voice students during a Singers’ Showcase on Wednesday, March 4.

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Registration Open for 16th Eastern Shore Senior Games at SU

Registration is open for  the 16th annual Eastern Shore Senior Games at Salisbury University. The games are Friday-Saturday, May 1-2, at Maggs Physical Activities Center and athletic fields, and other locations throughout the community. Events are open to men and women ages 50 and older.

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Photojournalist Kaslow Speaks at SU Mar. 4

For more than three decades, Amy Kaslow’s photographs have conveyed the stories and portraits of lives disrupted by conflict and war. The renowned photojournalist is the next speaker in the “One Person Can Make a Difference” lecture series, hosted by Salisbury University’s Bosserman Center for  Conflict Resolution. Her presentation is 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in the Nanticoke Room of the Guerrieri University Center. She discusses “Victims, Perpetrators, Eyewitnesses and Survivors: Life After War.”

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Green Fund Submissions Accepted Through Mar. 15

Have an idea for  a “green” project at SU? The University has “green” to invest! Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit their ideas for  projects to help make the campus more sustainable for a chance to receive a grant from the SU Green Fund.

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SU Faculty Art Exhibition to Run Through Saturday, April 4

Members of Salisbury University’s Art Department showcase their works during the department’s annual faculty art exhibition through Saturday, April 4, in the University Gallery of Fulton Hall. A panel discussion with faculty members is 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5. A reception is 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 6, in conjunction SU’s Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts 25th anniversary celebration.

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'Rosie the Riveter' Film, Discussion Mar. 4

Rosie the RiveterSalisbury University’s 2015 Women’s History Month celebration continues with a screening of the film The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 4, in Fulton Hall Room 111. Filmmaker Connie Field directed the 1980 documentary after learning about a reunion in California celebrating the women who went to work in factories and other for merly male-dominated workplaces during World War II. They were represented by “Rosie the Riveter,” a symbol used on thousands of posters and billboards throughout the United States, calling on women to “do the job he left behind.”

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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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SU Student Art Center Hosts 'Idiosyncrasies' Exhibit Through March 27

Salisbury University art majors Claire Dupree and Julianne Durkin, both pursuing a B.F.A. with a concentration in painting, display their works during the exhibit “Idiosyncrasies” through Friday, March 27, at SU’s Student Art Center, 303 College Avenue.

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SU Hosts Multicultural Leadership Summit March 7

Salisbury University’s Multicultural Student Services Office hosts its annual Multicultural Leadership Summit for  students 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 7, in the Guerrieri University Center and Commons. This year’s theme is “A World of Opportunities: Leadership, Exploration and Development.” Dr. Monica Moody Moore, founder of High Aspirations, an educational and management consulting services, and assistant dean of Johns Hopkins University’s Carey Business School, keynotes the event at 9 a.m.

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