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Sabbatical Presentation: Don Kopka, Department of Management

Don Kopka, Ph.D., Department of Management, will deliver his sabbatical presentation on April 30, from 8 to 9 a.m.in Stephens Hall, room 216. Abstract:  Fulbright Scholar-Teacher Experience in Burma/Myanmar, Spring 2014  The Fulbright program has recently followed U.S. diplomatic policy to begin placing Scholars in Burma/Myanmar.  These placements come as the country opens to outside […]

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TODAY – Celebrate Arbor Day by Planting a Tree in the Glen

Interested in earning your service hours by making a lasting mark on Towson’s campus? Then join us for a tree planting event in celebration of Arbor Day in the Glen TODAY Friday, April 24th from 12-5 pm! We have dozens of trees and shrubs that need your help to find their new homes in the […]

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TAP Annapolis Session Wrap-Up: How Did TU Fare?

TAP is your source for what matters to TU in Annapolis. Our final TAP of the 2015 Legislative Session features: A final wrap-up message from Interim President Chandler. Find it here : http://www.towson.edu/alumninews/tap2015/issue13/index.html . The Towson Advocacy Program (TAP) is a grass-roots effort to gain support for major initiatives facing Maryland higher education, and specifically Towson University. Find […]

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Downtime Information for OTS’ Sunday Maintenance Window

The Office of Technology Services (OTS) has scheduled extended system maintenance for Sunday, April 26 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.  The following services will be offline at some point during the maintenance window: PeopleSoft Financial Services When the maintenance is complete, a post will be made to the OTS alerts website, http://alerts.towson.edu. As a […]

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Tomorrow: Tiger Softball Stadium Grand Opening Celebration

Please join Interim President Timothy J. L. Chandler and Athletics Director Tim Leonard for a grand opening celebration to commemorate the completion of the Tiger Softball Stadium. There will be refreshments, giveaways and family-friendly fun! Saturday, April 25 10:45–11:15 a.m. Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Noon Softball Doubleheader vs. Drexel Dragons RSVP The Tiger Softball Stadium will feature […]

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Earn $15: Towson Students are Invited to Participate in Research on Teamwork and Decision-making

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice in the College of Liberal Arts invites students to take part in research investigating group dynamics and team decision-making!  The research is being conducted in conjunction with researchers at the University of Iowa and provides research participants with monetary compensation ($15 for an hour of their time).  […]

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Thesis Defense Announcement for Jessica Zelt

The Department of Environmental Science invites the university community to a thesis defense for Jessica Zelt on 4/27/15 at 10:00 am in the Biology conference room, Smith 340 Thesis Title: “Understanding Data Bias and North American Bird Phenology Through the Use of a Legacy Citizen Science Project” Thesis Chair: Dr. Joel Snodgrass, 540-331-2215, joels@vt.edu

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What Are Your Top 5 Strengths? Find Out With A StrengthsQuest Workshop

Towson University has collaborated with Gallup to provide individuals in the TU community with an opportunity to learn about their strengths and how they can enhance their personal and academic aspirations.   The Office of Civic Engagement & Leadership is offering a free StrengthsQuest workshop on Wednesday May 6th at 11:30AM in UU306.   Participants MUST take the StrengthsQuest assessment prior to attending the workshop.   Students will […]

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Half Price Sale!

Friday April 24, 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM Main Floor of Cook Library Today is the final day of the Cook Library Book Sale. All items will be half price. There is still a very good selection of books, music and DVD’s. From 2:00-4:00 you can FILL A BAG FOR $1! Proceeds go to support […]

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Meet the Second Candidate for Dean of the College of Education

The second of four Open Forums for the position of dean of the College of Education is scheduled for Monday, April 27 in the Potomac Lounge, University Union, from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.   Candidate Donald Easton-Brooks, Ph.D., currently serves as the dean of the Colleges of Business and Education at Eastern Oregon University in […]

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Get Yourself Tested Today

1 in 2 Sexually active young people will contract an STD before the age of 25.  Most will not know. Be in the Know– Free STD urine tests in rooms 314-315 of the University Union today.

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Thesis Defense Announcement for Nicole Tarter

The Clinical Psychology program invites the university community to a thesis defense for Nicole Tarter on April 27, 2015 at 10:00 am in LA1106. Thesis Title: “Emotional Contrast Avoidance versus Emotional Avoidance in Mediating Worry and the Perceived Threat of Emotion on PTSD Symptom Severity” Committee Chair: Dr. Sandra Llera, sllera@towson.edu

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TODAY: Free Refreshments at The Career Center’s Pepsi on the Beach

Hope you’re ready to battle the heat wave today! The Career Center can help with that! We will be giving out free Pepsi and water to passing students. We can also answer any questions about what we do and any upcoming events we have! Come to the Beach, located near Cook Library between 11:30 a.m. […]

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Sabbatical Presentation: Doug Sanford, Department of Management

Doug Sanford, Ph.D., Department of Management, will give a sabbatical presentation at 10 a.m. on Friday, May 8 in Stephens Hall, room 111 as part of the College of Business and Economics’ annual Development and Research Conference. Abstract: “Can executive function explain student learning in online versus face-to-face courses? An exploratory study” Not all students […]

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TU Host Family Opportunity

Towson University will welcome students from a German partner institution this July and we need your help.  The students will participate in a short-term English language program including a brief homestay experience. We seek families to host German students from Friday, July 17th through Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 (5-night/4-day experience). On July 20th and 21st,  students […]

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Sabbatical Presentation: Seth Gitter, Department of Economics

Seth Gitter, Ph.D., Department of Economics, will give a sabbatical presentation at 12 p.m. on Friday, May 8 in Stephens Hall, room 106 as part of the College of Business and Economics’ annual Development and Research Conference. Abstract: “The Welfare Impacts of Rising Quinoa Prices: Evidence from Peru” presented by Seth Gitter Riding on a […]

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Workplace Wellness Employer Panel

You are invited to attend a discussion of Workplace Wellness Programs that will feature distinguished panel of guests responsible for beginning or maintaining a wellness program at their organization. Anne Arundel Health System – Abigail Nelson Bon Secours Health System – John Bowe LifeBridge Health – Debra Johnson Anne Arundel County Public Schools – Susan […]

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Cook Library Room 527 is Now a Dedicated Lactation Room

With the renovations to the back of the second floor last year, Cook Library lost our dedicated space for new mothers to pump breast milk and nurse their children. Library staff are committed to providing this space and after some construction, the new lactation room, complete with a rocking chair and outlet, is located in […]

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Sabbatical Presentation: Finn Christensen, Department of Economics

Finn Christensen, Ph.D., Department of Economics, will give a sabbatical presentation at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 8 in Stephens Hall, room 106 as part of the College of Business and Economics’ annual Development and Research Conference. Abstract: “Reproductive Control and Marriage Distributions” Greater reproductive control may have competing effects on whether a woman marries […]

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Thesis Defense Announcement for Lauren M. Fong

The Department of Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology & Deaf Studies invites the university community to a thesis defense for Lauren M. Fong on April 27, 2015 at 5:00 pm in Van Bokkelen Hall, Room 107. Title of Thesis: Testing for Auditory Processing Disorder in Children Using New Normative Values Thesis Committee: Dr. Jennifer L. Smart, Ph. […]

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