Shifting Sands, Changing Tides:
The Story of Assateague Village, VA
The exhibit highlights the story of Assateague Village, VA, a small fishing community on the southern tip of Assateague Island.
The village bloomed in the late nineteenth century and was inhabited until the late 1920's. The display highlights how technology
in conjunction with natural resources both gave birth to and destroyed a small community on the Eastern Shore. The exhibit was
designed by Matthew Heim, a Salisbury University graduate student currently researching the history of Assateague Village for his
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Washburn Distinguished Lecture
On April 15, 2008, the Nabb Research Center will welcome Dr. Richard J. Blackett to deliver this year's Washburn Distinguished
Lecture in American History. The lecture, "Taking Leave: Fugitive Slaves and the Politics of Slavery, 1850-1860" will be held
in the Wicomico Room of the Guerrieri University Center at 7 PM and is open and free to the public.
Salisbury University welcomes students from more than 300 colleges and universities for the
annual National Conference on Undergraduate Research. April 10-12, 2008. More information.
Phi Alpha Theta Initiation
Phi Alpha Theta is the international honor society in history. Initiation is held in the spring.
Click here or call the History Department at 410-543-6245 for more information.
Maryland State Archives Internships
The Maryland State Archives is offering three internship opportunities (in Archival Management, Conservation, and Computer Science)
for summer 2008. Visit their site for more information.
"A Juicy Morsel"
Research Idea: Locate and analyze the depiction of Chesapeake-area foods in art.