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University Policies Have A New Home

The Office of the General Counsel has created a brand new policy Webpage that will replace the old database. To Access the new webpage: please click https://www.towson.edu/about/administration/policies/index.html  This new Policy Repository will include the following: A “one-stop shop” approach that will include related links, forms and additional policies per it’s respective policy. Inclusion of USM Policies. […]

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Latest Virtual Workspace Improvements

Virtual Workspace (http://vw.towson.edu.) is a convenient and secure way to work on or off campus from nearly any device using only a browser. The Office of Technology Services (OTS) continues to enhance this service by adding features to help faculty, staff and students access applications and data while working remotely or from on-campus. What’s New During past few months, […]

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Join OAI for a Universal Design for Learning Coffee House!

Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a method of curriculum development aimed at reducing barriers that may exist for students in their learning. UDL – outlined by the Center for Applied and Special Technologies – is designed around specific neural networks which inform three general principles for designing flexible curricula that include multiple means of […]

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Join us for a film and discussion on the concept of giving

On October 26th join the Office of Development along with the Office of Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility at 6pm in the Union room 306  as we engage in a Campus Conversation about the concepts of giving and what it means to philanthropic. Attendees will gain perspective on the many different ways it means to be philanthropic; whether […]

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Department of Biological Sciences Seminar Speaker – Gloria Hoffman

Date: Tuesday, October 24th Time: 3:30pm Location: Smith Hall, 359 Title: The Neurobiology of Sleep Problems:  Can’t Sleep? Can’t think? … Let’s EAT!  

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January Conference Innovation Lab Call for Technology Tools and Resources

The theme for the January Conference, scheduled for January 10, 2018, is Constructive Classroom Conversations: Addressing Difficult Dialogues. In our ever-changing world, currently influenced by an emotionally charged political climate, our faculty are increasingly faced with challenging conversations related to course content as well as recent news events.   The January Conference Committee would like to […]

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Are You A Nursing Student? The Career Center is Bringing Employers to You!

Don’t miss your opportunity to meet with employers interested in recruiting TU Nursing students for RN positions! The Nursing Department and Career Center will be hosting a RN Recruitment Event for student nurses who will be obtaining their RN certification on Monday, November 6 from 3:30 – 5 p.m. in the Loch Raven Room of […]

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Circus of Fear

Come face your fears!  Clowns and other scary things await you!  Plus enjoy some cotton candy, popcorn, funnel cakes, hot dogs, and root beer.  Wear a costume, get a picture in the photo booth, sing some karaoke, play a game, win some prizes, get a balloon animal or get your fortune read.  Fun awaits you!  […]

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Faculty Focus: What does study abroad mean to you?

The Study Abroad Office is pleased to present the first short video in our Faculty Focus series. This series is focused on raising awareness across campus about the benefits of study abroad. It’s only two minutes long so we hope you’ll find the time to watch. Are you interested in teaching abroad? For more information […]

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Movie Screening

Please join the Office of Sustainability in LA 4110 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday, October 26 as Towson University participates in a national screening of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, former Vice President Al Gore’s follow-up to his groundbreaking documentary, An Inconvenient Truth. We will begin the event with a 30 […]

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Join us for the Power Plant lunchtime tour today!

Ever wonder how energy is distributed across campus? Or what is inside the building with the smoke stacks behind Newell? Come explore the university’s Power Plant with us!  Join us on today, from noon to 12:30 p.m. and 12:30 to 1 p.m. The Power Plant is located between Cook Library and Linthicum Hall. The tour […]

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External (outdoor) voice emergency system test today

The Office of Public Safety will conduct a test of the university’s external (outdoor) voice emergency system at 1 p.m. today. The test should last no more than a few minutes. It will consist of multiple alert tones as well as messages that indicate this is only a test and the test is complete. Members of […]

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Did You Attend Lida Lee Tall? Join Us for the 2nd Annual Lida Lee Tall Reunion on Nov. 5th!

Lida Lee Tall School Reunion Date: Sunday, November 5, 2017 Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm Location: Cook Library Room 507 (The Towson Room) The Special Collections & Archives Department of Albert S. Cook Library at Towson University is hosting a reunion for the students and faculty who were a part of the Lida Lee Tall school. […]

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Purple Hibiscus Book Discussion

Wednesday, October 25, 2017 12:00 PM-1:00 PM Cook Library, Room 507 Please join us as Dr. Donn Worgs, Director, African and African American Studies and Professor of Political Science at Towson University, co-facilitates a discussion of Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Adichie’s work was selected as this year’s One Maryland, One Book. Light refreshments will […]

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NY Times Lunch and Learn: Understanding the Racial Wealth Divide: Baltimore and beyond feat Dr. Lawrence Brown with Dedrick Asante-Muhammad

On November 13th join the Center for Student Diversity and the Office of Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility at 2pm in the Loch Raven room as we engage in a campus conversation about the intersection of race and wealth in Baltimore City and beyond.  Attendees will gain perspective on how people of color are progressing […]

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Parking & Transportation Notice – Homecoming Football Game

Parking & Transportation Services would like to notify the campus community about the following changes to Game Day parking for the Homecoming football game against The University of Delaware on October 28, 2017: Stadium lots will close the evening before the game and re-open on game day at noon. Game day parking permits are required […]

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Dissertation Defense Announcement for Carrie McFadden

The Department of Educational Technology and Literacy invites the university community to a dissertation defense for Carrie McFadden on 11/6/17 at 10:00 am in Hawkins Hall room 110. Thesis title: Motivational readiness to change exercise behaviors: The relationship between exercise, wearable exercise tracking technology, FIT values and BMI scores Thesis committee: Dr. Qing Li (Chair), […]

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Google Maps Coming to Towson’s Campus

This November, Google will be ‘mapping’ Towson University’s campus. You’ll see their team walking around through campus to highlight the beauty of Towson University; capturing our landscapes, building architecture and ‘feel’ of Towson University. Currently, users can access the “street view” around public roads around Towson’s Campus; this new project will allow users to ‘walk’ […]

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Zumba Fright Night

Join Campus Rec’s monster mash dance party on October 31 from 7-8 p.m. in the Burdick Mezzanine. It’ll be a thriller with information on how exercise keeps your bones strong and healthy. Treat bags will be given to the first 36 participants. Wear a costume to be entered into a door prize drawing!

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Fall Into Fitness at the TU Wellness Center: Sign Up Now – Classes are Filling Fast!

Register Now for Your Favorite Group Exercise Classes Starting October 30! Whether you are a beginner or at an advanced level, we have a class for you.  Our instructors provide a motivating environment with the attention of small group personal training.  Check out the class schedule for early morning, lunch time and after work classes.  […]

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Power Plant lunchtime tour!

Ever wonder how energy is distributed across campus? Or what is inside the building with the smoke stacks behind Newell? Come explore the university’s Power Plant with us!  Join us on October 24 from noon to 12:30 p.m. and 12:30 to 1 p.m. The Power Plant is located between Cook Library and Linthicum Hall. The […]

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