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Money Matters: Advice on Funding Your College Education. New from the Thriving Tiger

There is no getting around the fact that college is a significant investment of money made by families and students.  A vital part of being successful in college is knowing how to navigate the financial aspect – how to get money for college, how to reduce your costs for college, and how to get most “bang for […]

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FREE Nutrition Counseling

Do you have questions about how to eat healthy on campus, managing your weight or becoming vegetarian? Get your nutrition questions answered by the campus dietitian. Consultations are free for students! Email Kerry Ballek MS RD LDN CDE kballek@towson.edu for more information or to make an appointment.

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Towson U has a Meditation Room

Wanting to work on stress management? Interested in Meditation? The campus now has a Meditation Room that students can book for free Individual Meditation or Group Meditation Sessions. The Meditation Room has materials to help your Meditation Practice including Meditation CD’s, yoga mats, and access to a computer so that students may use online Meditation […]

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David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships

Thinking about studying abroad and wondering about funding opportunities? Read on to learn more about the Boren Scholarships and Fellowships, now open for application. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships The applications for the 2015-2016 David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships are now available at www.borenawards.org. Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for U.S. undergraduate and graduate […]

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Innovation in Teaching Awards: Applications Due Monday!

    Submit an Application Innovation in Teaching Awards Due Monday, October 20, 2014   One Faculty Member will be Honored from Each College The  OAI Innovation in Teaching Awards honor faculty who have implemented innovative teaching approaches shown to increase student learning and success.These Awards will be made to one representative from each college […]

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Dr. Matthew Hemm, Fisher Endowed Chair presentation: “Integrating Discovery and Education: Undergrad Students Identifying & Characterizing New Small Proteins”

The Jess and Mildred Fisher of College and Science & Mathematics announces a lecture by Fisher Endowed Chair and Assistant Professor of Biology, Dr. Matthew Hemm. The talk, entitled “Integrating Discovery and Education:  Undergraduate Students Identifying and Characterizing New Small Proteins” will be held Friday, October 24th in Smith Hall, Room 356. Refreshments served at […]

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Attend three Career Month events and win a FREE portfolio!

If you attend at least three events during Career Month, you will receive a FREE professional business portfolio! The Career Center has two great events lined up for you this week: OCTOBER 21 FALL CAREER & INTERNSHIP FAIR Noon – 3:00 p.m. West Village Commons Ballrooms OCTOBER 24 SENIOR AND GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE 8:45 a.m. […]

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I’m a Survivor: Support Group for Survivors of Sexual and Relationship Violence

This FREE group will allow survivors to connect with one another to heal and promote post-traumatic growth. Through the support of trained therapists and fellow survivors, the group will address: Coping skills Posttraumatic stress Self-empowerment Reducing self-blame Call or email Dr. Maria Wydra at the Counseling Center for information about joining: 410-704-2512; mwydra@towson.edu

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How to Save a Life

Since 1989, 100 percent of TU workplace deaths have been from sudden cardiac arrest. But you have the power to save a life—with no training necessary! AEDs (Automatic External Defibrillators) assist in resuscitating heart attack and cardiac arrest victims, and they are located in every academic and administrative building on campus.  As shown in this short video, AEDs […]

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Homecoming Football Game November 1: Parking & Transportation Information

Parking & Transportation would like to provide the campus community with the following information for the Homecoming Football game against Elon on November 1. Parking The majority of the parking areas surrounding Johnny Unitas Stadium are reserved for individuals with a pre-issued game day parking permit.  There will be limited general parking available in the […]

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Peer Educator Applications Open!!!!

Do you have the desire to get involved and make a difference? Consider becoming a Peer Educator! Peer Educators receive training to teach others about issues related to a variety of topics. The Counseling Center is looking for motivated and energetic students to join one of our four peer education groups: Wellness, Sexual Assault, Body […]

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Book Talk by TU Alumna, Heather Rounds

Date:  October 23, 5:30pm Place:  College of Liberal Arts, Room 2310 The Departments of English and History and the Interdisciplinary Studies program in the College of Liberal Arts invite you to hear TU alumna, Heather Rounds, discuss her first novel, There (2013),  written during her time in Iraqi Kurdistan where she worked as a journalist for a […]

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Career Center Presentation

The Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences invites all to attend the Career Center Presentation by Lorie Logan Bennett, Director, TU Career Center. Friday, October 31, 2014, 10am – 11am in Smith Hall, Room 420 Topics: An overview of Career Center Services, Resumes, Social Networking for professional purposes, and Career options for Physics Majors   […]

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eBill/Payment, DOC and Parking Transportation Online Systems Unavailable

Due to system upgrades, Towson Online Services (PeopleSoft ) will be unavailable 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24 through 8 a.m. Monday, Oct. 27. The Bursar’s eBill and Payment system will be unavailable noon Oct. 24 through noon Oct. 27. During this time it will not be possible to view billing statements, make payments online or […]

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No matter how you measure it, it’s fun and educational!

Join us on Thursday, October 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Burdick Hall to play Bocce Ball!  In celebration of October’s Disability Awareness Month, we are playing this adapted sport as our final event for the month.  Certificates of attendance will be provided.  

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Universal Design for Learning Sharing Event

Universal Design for Learning Sharing Event   Want to learn the basics of Universal Design for Learning (UDL) and talk with Towson faculty who are applying it to their teaching in multiple disciplines? Join us for lunch and interactive roundtable discussions with faculty participating in the TU UDL Professional Development Network    http://www.towson.edu/provost/provost/oai/professionalDevelopment/udl_learningcommunity.asp  Friday, October 24, […]

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Faculty Kudos

Steven Phillips (History) published “Why Taiwan? ROC Leaders Explain Taiwan’s Strategic Value.” In American’s Strategic Pivot to Asia and Cross-Strait Relations: Economic and Security Dynamics, edited by Peter Chow, 159-177. New York: Palgrave-MacMillan, 2014. Dorothy “Dee Dee” Race (Office of Institutional Research) earned a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Database Management Systems from Towson University. The certificate […]

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Weekly Meal Deals

View the weekly meal deals using the link below. http://www.dineoncampus.com/towson/show.cfm?cmd=mealDeals

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Winter Commencement Volunteers Needed

The university is seeking staff volunteers for the 2014 Winter Commencement Ceremonies: Thursday, December 18, 2014 10 a.m.  Fisher College of Science and Mathematics & College of Liberal Arts 3 p.m. College of Education & College of Fine Arts and Communication Friday, December 19, 2014 10 a.m. College of Health Professions & College of Business […]

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Extended deadlines for select Minimester 2015 study abroad programs!

The following Minimester 2015 faculty-led study abroad programs will remain open for application through Thursday, October 30, 2014: Guatemala/SPAN – Spanish Language and Indigenous Cultures in Antigua United Kingdom/CRMJ – Crime and Punishment Cross-Nationally, UK Puerto Rico & DR/KNES – Sugarball 2015: Sport in the Global Marketplace, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic Take advantage of these extended deadlines and […]

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