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Come join the Honors College

The Towson University Honors College invites current TU freshmen and sophomores to apply to the program through December 1st. Honors students participate in challenging interdisciplinary courses, pursue advanced research and inquiry, and join a supportive community. Apply to the Honors College at https://www.towson.edu/honors/admission/apply.html.

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Don’t get scammed this holiday: keep these tips to stay safe online

Scams don’t wait for the holidays, but scammers do take advantage of the increased shopping and distraction when things get busy to take your money and personal information. The Office of Technology Services (OTS) has already experienced an increase in frequency and complexity of scams targeting TU. Starting next week, the number of phishing attacks is expected to […]

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Trench Ball Tournament Registration

Ever heard of Trench Ball? Join us for a tournament on December 2. Registration opens on November 20 and closes on November 27. For more information, please visit: recreation.towson.edu

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TODAY – Sabbatical Talk by Dr. Charles Schmitz, Department of Geography and Environmental Planning

Dr. Charles Schmitz, Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Planning in the College of Liberal Arts, will present his sabbatical talk entitled “Salafis in Yemen” TODAY at 3:00pm in the College of Liberal Arts building, room 2310. Since the war in Yemen began in early 2015, Salafis led the popular militias that defended Aden and took leading positions in the Saudi-backed government […]

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Indie Lens Series: I Am Not Your Negro

On Friday November 17th in the University Union from 5:30-7:30pm, the CSD will be hosting a screening and discussion for the film ‘I Am Not Your Negro’ as part of the Indie Lens Pop Up Series.  See it at TU before it airs on PBS! “One of the most acclaimed films of the year and […]

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Thesis Defense Announcement for Tyler Biles – Postponed

The Biological Science’s department thesis defense for Tyler Biles has been postponed. Thesis title: The Diet and Gut Microbiome of Coyotes and Red Foxes from Two National Parks Committee chair: Dr. Brian Masters, 410-704-2035, bmasters@towson.edu

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Thesis Defense Announcement – Benjamin Atha III

Investigating the resistance to Pseudomonas exotoxin A in diphthamide-deficient mutants of HEK293 cells Advisor: Dr. John Weldon Date: Monday, November 20th Time: 10:00 am Location: Smith Hall 359    

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BAIC 43rd Annual Pow-Wow

In collaboration with the Baltimore American Indian Center, the Center for Student Diversity is hosting a Pow-Wow to celebrate Native American culture and heritage.  This is a sacred event for Native Americans and a time to renew old and build new friendships. This event will include dancers from various tribes, northern and southern drums, flute […]

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Thesis Defense Announcement – Tyler Biles

The Diet and Gut Microbiome of Coyotes and Red Foxes from Two National Parks Advisor: Dr. Brian Masters Date: Monday, November 20, 2017 Time: 3:00 PM Location: Smith Hall 306

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Last Day of International Education Week

Check out these wonderful events on the last day of #iew2017 !

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Building a Community of Scientists in the Next Generation Science Classroom

Representatives from the Offices of Elementary and Secondary Science in the Howard County Public School System will provide an overview of the impacts of Next Generation Science Standards in PreK-12 classrooms. The Next Generation Science classroom provides an opportunity for student sense making and problem solving. Participants will explore implications on students beyond high school […]

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This week’s Computer Therapy: Personalizing your WebEx Personal Meeting Room

In this week’s Computer Therapy episode, we’re going to show you some fun and creative ways to personalize your Personal Meeting Room in WebEx. Watch the video to learn about customizing how participants see your room when they join your meeting. Do you have an idea for a future episode of Computer Therapy? Send your […]

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Department of Kinesiology Sabbatical Talk: Speaker – Dr. Keunsu Han

Dr. Keunsu Han will present “Sports and Soft Power” based on his visiting scholar sabbatical research in Interdisciplinary Area Studies at Oxford University, in the United Kingdom. Date:  Tuesday, November 28, 2017 Time:  2:00 p.m. Location:  Burdick, Room 113 Title:  Sport Mega-Events as Nations’ Soft Power Strategies Contact: Keunsu Han, Ph.D., khan@towson.edu  410-704-4594    

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Turkey Bowl

Parking & Transportation Services would like to notify the campus community about parking for the Loyola High School/Calvert Hall College High School “Turkey Bowl” that will take place in Johnny Unitas Stadium at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 23, 2017. Please note that: Lots will open to fans at 7:30 a.m. Game day parking permits […]

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IRB Changes Coming Soon!

IRB changes will be effective January 19, 2018! Changes to look forward to include: A new monthly deadline system to help expedite the review process Brand new applications for “accelerated” or “standard” review A Principal Investigator (PI) manual A completely re-designed website This information will be shared with colleges over the coming weeks and in […]

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Thesis Defense Announcement – Benjamin Atha III

Investigating the resistance to Pseudomonas exotoxin A in diphthamide-deficient mutants of HEK293 cells Advisor: Dr. John Weldon Date: Monday, November 20th Time: 10:00 am Location: Smith Hall 359    

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Thesis Defense Announcement for Jason Martin

The Department of Biological Sciences invites the university community to a thesis defense for Jason Martin on December 7, 2017 at 11:00 am in Smith Hall, room 340. Thesis title: A lab-based study of temperate forest termite impacts on plant and wood-rot fungal growth Committee chair: Dr. Mark Bulmer, 410-704-4065, mbulmer@towson.edu  

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Building a Community of Scientists in the Next Generation Science Classroom

Representatives from the Offices of Elementary and Secondary Science in the Howard County Public School System will provide an overview of the impacts of Next Generation Science Standards in PreK-12 classrooms. The Next Generation Science classroom provides an opportunity for student sense making and problem solving. Participants will explore implications on students beyond high school […]

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Thesis Defense Announcement – Tyler Biles

The Diet and Gut Microbiome of Coyotes and Red Foxes from Two National Parks Advisor: Dr. Brian Masters Date: Monday, November 20, 2017 Time: 3:00 PM Location: Smith Hall 306

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Campus Recreation Closures

All Campus Recreation facilities will be closing at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21 and will be CLOSED for the university break from Wednesday, November 22 – Saturday, November 25. Campus Recreation facilities will reopen on Sunday, November 26 at 12 p.m.

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