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9:10 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Proposal to Build Medical School on Eastern Shore


Peninsula Regional Medical Center has joined Salisbury University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore to bring a medical school to the Delmarva peninsula.


PRMC CEO and President Dr. Peggy Naleppa said that there was a shortage of physicians on the Shore.


WBOC reports that the plan would allow patients to get healthcare from physicians trained here rather than going to Baltimore.


Salisbury University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach called the partnership a good fit.     

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8:29 am
Tue November 27, 2012

SU Students See Opportunity in Estonia

In the fall of next year Salisbury University students studying computer science, mathematics or information systems could be going to Estonia to finish their bachelor’s degree and complete a master’s degree.


Karen Olmstead, dean of SU School of Science and Technology told the Salisbury Daily Times that Baltic nation is known as an international leader in cyber security and was hit with a large cyber attack five years ago.


The school hopes to send four to eight students under the program each year.

News
10:30 am
Tue November 20, 2012

Future of Salisbury University Funding for Delmarva Public Radio

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Dr. Diane Allen, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs, says she has not heard President Janet Dudley Eshbach say she is terminating funding for Delmarva Public Radio.


Dr. Allen says that the Salisbury University Foundation is weighing options for the stations and no decision has been made.


But in a statement released by the media relations department she added that the station cannot expect the University to “indefinitely provide an unlimited subsidy.”

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10:04 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Future of Delmarva Public Radio Signal in Doubt

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The Salisbury Daily Times reports this morning that the future of one Delmarva Public Radio’s signals -- WSDL -- is in doubt.


Jason Curtin, interim executive director of the Salisbury University Foundation, told the paper that there was the possibility of major changes at the NPR News/ Talk signal.


He noted that there are a number of news/talk formats on Delmarva.


Meanwhile he said that the classical music station WSCL is not a format provided by anyone else in area.

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News
9:09 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Bateman Street Groundbreaking Ceremony Today

It is finally going to come to pass.

At 11 am this morning the City of Salisbury will hold the groundbreaking ceremony for a change on Bateman Street.

Last week the City Council unanimously approved plans to make Bateman Street one-way for westbound traffic between South Division and Wayne streets.

Mayor Jim Ireton praised the work and generosity of Salisbury University as well as the Salisbury Public Works Department.

Salisbury University contributed $180-thousand to the $280-thousand cost of the initiative in partnership with the City of Salisbury. 

News
1:00 pm
Mon July 16, 2012

Salisbury Mayor proclaims July "Delmarva Public Radio month"

Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton presents the city proclamation to DPR's Don Rush
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Salisbury Mayor James Ireton has issued a city proclamation declaring July “Delmarva Public Radio Month” in honor of the 25th anniversary of its founding in 1987.

The Mayor praised Delmarva Public Radio with its 40,000 listeners for bringing many local citizens, community leaders, politicians and other dignitaries to the airwaves to explore the issues that concern all Delmarvans.

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News
8:32 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Fireworks Return to Salisbury for July 4th

There will be fireworks in Salisbury on the 4th of July.
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The permits are in place.

The parking has been arranged.

And police as well as Public Works personnel are ready as the city of Salisbury gears up for the Red, White and Boom fireworks display set for July 4th.

Mike Dunn, former City Council President and the current interim manager at Delmarva Public Radio, led the effort to organize the event.

He noted this would be the first time since 2006 that the town has had a fireworks display.

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3:17 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Female Track And Field Athlete Glides And Spins Her Way To National Recognition

Tavik on the field
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Delmarva Public Radio's Student Correspondent Chris Grindley interviews Chelsea Tavik, a member of the Salisbury University Women's Track and Field Team and a student athlete with a long list of accomplishments:

 

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News
12:38 pm
Mon April 30, 2012

Salisbury Mayor and Salisbury University President Attempt To End Semester On A Positive Note

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Discussions about the April 21 incident that occurred in Salisbury's Cedar Crossing neighborhood, now dubbed the "War on the Shore party," have died down, but conversations between Salisbury Mayor Jim Ireton and Salisbury University President Janet Dudley-Eshbach, are just getting started.

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News
9:59 am
Wed March 28, 2012

Newt Gingrich Makes Stop in Salisbury

 

     Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich made his pitch to Salisbury University College Republicans yesterday during a campaign tour of Maryland and Delaware which hold their primaries in April.

     The former House Speaker found a receptive audience, even as he began to lay off campaign staff.  

     Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush prepared this report.

News
10:06 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Gingrich Makes Campaign Stops on Delmarva

 

      

  

     Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is scheduled to speak at Salisbury University this afternoon from 3-4 at Holloway Hall.

    The former House Speaker ‘s speech is sponsored by the Salisbury University College Republicans and is limited to the campus community with attendees required to have a school ID.

    This morning Gingrich was scheduled to stop off at the Maryland State House in Annapolis with a walk down mainstreet.

   There are 37 delegates at stake in next week’s primary.

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