UMES Office of Public Relations

UMES 30 debuted on Dec. 2, 2018. Over the past 8 months, show host Dr. Joshua K. Wright has interviewed a number of guests covering a wide variety of topics ranging from sports and athletics to self care and the environment.

This week's show will take a look back at some of the more memorable conversations Dr. Wright has had with his guests, including UMES President Dr. Heidi Anderson, UMES alumni/students/educators, author/historian Dr. Peter Levy, TIME Magazine senior sports writer Sean Gregory, 2-time Superbowl champion Dexter Manley, and others. 

Peace In the Park Canceled due to forecasted weather

Sep 11, 2018

“PEACE IN THE PARK” has been cancelled for 2018 due to weather forecasts for heavy rain, winds, and flooding. The local gathering had been scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 15, in Salisbury City Park.  

SALISBURY, Md. — Together with support from the Restaurant Association of Maryland, the Maryland Food Bank will launch Dine Out 2 Help Out, a statewide effort to raise awareness and help end hunger in Maryland, from March 19 to March 22, 2018. During this four-day campaign, restaurants across the state will Dine Out 2 Help Out by donating 5 percent of gross sales to the Maryland Food Bank.

“High Tide in Dorchester”: Special community film preview and Q&A

Feb 16, 2018
University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

CAMBRIDGE, Md. “If the consequences of global warming and rising sea levels and the worsening erosion and the high tides they bring seem a little hazy to you, come take a tour of Dorchester County, where the future is now,” says Tom Horton at the beginning of the new documentary film “High Tide in Dorchester.” The film creates a powerful, intimate story that looks at the worsening global threat of sea level rise through the lens of Chesapeake Bay’s most vulnerable county.

AA History Month special events at Delaware museums

Jan 29, 2018
Delaware Historical & Cultural Affairs

DOVER, Del.——During the month of February 2018, the Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs will be offering 18 special events at the museums of the State of Delaware. Thirteen of these events will be presented in commemoration of African American History Month, an annual observance celebrating the invaluable contributions that the black community has made to the culture and history of the United States. All programs listed are free and open to the public.

Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018