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Princeton Review and Kiplinger's Name SU a 'Best Value' College Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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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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Bratislava Boys Choir Performs at SU Tuesday, September 16

SALISBURY, MD---Eastern European musical traditions come to Salisbury University this fall, as the Bratislava Boys Choir performs 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 16, in Holloway Hall Auditorium.  Representing the capital city of the Slovak Republic, the 35-member choir is part of a private music school. Its repertoire is comprised of a wide selection of sacred and profane works, including Gregorian chants, Renaissance music, concert masses, folk song arrangements and works by contemporary composers.

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USM Foundation Seeks Art Contest Entrants

USM FoundationIn the words of Nelson Mandela, “Vision without action is just a dream, action without vision just passes the time, and vision with action can change the world.” Thanks to the vision and action of its leadership, past and present, the University System of Maryland (USM) Foundation marks its 35th year in 2014. Students, faculty and staff at all USM institutions, including SU, are invited to help celebrate by entering the foundation’s third annual art contest with a work based on their interpretation of Mandela’s quote.

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Creative Writing Festival Inaugurates SU Writers-on-the-Shore Series Wednesday, September 17

Susan McCartyJohn NievesJohn WenkeSalisbury University inaugurates its fall Writers-on-the-Shore program with a Creative Writing Festival 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 17, in the Worcester Room of the Commons. This SU faculty reading includes fiction by Dr. Susan McCarty, poetry by Dr. John Nieves and creative non-fiction by Dr. John Wenke. The event also features student writing, and the SU literary magazine, Scarab, will be distributed.

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'Daily Record' Names ESRGC Among State's Innovators of the Year

The Eastern Shore Regional GIS Cooperative at Salisbury University and its director, Dr. Michael Scott, have been named among the state’s Innovators of the Year for 2014. Bestowed by the Maryland Daily Record, the honor recognizes those whose work “heralds new frontiers for how we live, work, play and give back” and those who have “created new products, services or programs that have improved their fields.”

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Pitch Across Maryland Bus Returns to Salisbury Monday, September 15

Pitch Across Maryland BusThe Pitch Across Maryland Tour’s “Pitch Bus” returns to Salisbury from noon-2 p.m. Monday, September 15, at the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce Business Center, 144 E. Main St. SU’s Business, Economic and Community Outreach Network (BEACON), the Franklin P. Perdue School of Business and the Small Business and Technology Development Center at SU co-sponsor its third appearance in the area, along with the Salisbury Area Chamber, Salisbury-Wicomico Economic Development, Maryland Capital Enterprises (MCE), Wicomico County, the Wicomico Public Library and the City of Salisbury.

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Jousting Returns to SU Saturday, September 13

SALISBURY, MD---Huzzah! Enjoy a Renaissance joust by Blue Run Jousting and celebrate the spectacle of a medieval tournament 2 and 4 p.m. Saturday, September 13, on Salisbury University’s Holloway Hall Lawn.  Lords and ladies compete in a variety of equestrian games, displaying skills with swords, spears, maces and lances, culminating with a head-to-head competitive joust in full armor.

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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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SU Art Galleries Presents 'Work. Respect. Dignity.'

Immigration is a hot topic in the media on a near-daily basis … but the stories of immigrants themselves seldom receive as much attention.  Pictures help share some of these tales during the Salisbury University Art Galleries exhibit “Work. Respect. Dignity. Shared Images and Stories of Maryland’s Eastern Shore Immigrants: An Exhibition of Photographs by Earl Dotter and the Migrant Clinicians Network.”

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SU Alumna Interns with National Farm Medicine Center

SALISBURY, MD---Recent Salisbury University alumna Ivanna Pereyra of Silver Spring, MD, spent her summer on the farm.  She didn’t raise corn or soybeans or livestock, however. Instead, she raised awareness. After earning her B.A. in sociology last May, Pereyra flew to Wisconsin to begin a three-month internship with the National Farm Medicine Center (NFMC) through the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC).

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SU Environmental Studies Department Earns NOAA Grant

Bees, birds and bats flying through Wicomico County may soon have more options for  shelter thanks to a $2,050 grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s E-Lit program to Salisbury University’s Environmental Studies Department. 

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Anderson's 'Sins of Seven Tables' Earns Four Stars at Festival Fringe

Salisbury University’s student and alumni actors “absolutely know their stuff.” That’s the analysis of Fringe Review, which gave a four-star rating to the New Salisbury Players in the premiere of Tom Anderson’s Sins of Seven Tables at last month’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland.

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Fulton Faculty Colloquia Series Continues This Fall

Faculty in Salisbury University’s Charles R. and Martha N. Fulton School of Liberal Arts share their research and expertise during this academic year’s Fulton Faculty Colloquia series. Presentations are 3:30 p.m. select Tuesdays from September-April in Teacher Education and Technology Center Room 152.

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'Attack of the Killer Stripey Tubes' Workshop Friday, September 19

Beware the killer stripey tubes! Salisbury University Art Galleries hosts interdisciplinary artist Claire Elizabeth Barratt and audiovisual artist David Linton on Friday, September 19, at 234 W. Main St. (formerly Parker Place). Barratt offers a Motion Sculpture workshop from 1-4 p.m. The workshop culminates with the motion sculpture movement installation “Attack of the Killer Stripey Tubes” from 5:30-8 p.m. on the downtown plaza as part of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District’s monthly 3rd Friday celebration.

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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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