Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics

Explore. Experiment. Apply. Practice. The Fisher College of Science and Mathematics offers excellent undergraduate and post-baccalaureate graduate programs combining the latest theory with real-world experience.

About Our People

By the Numbers

11

Number of Majors Offered

160+

Number of Undergraduates Receiving Awards and Scholarships Annually

1,200

Number of Undergraduates that Participate in Research Experiences Annually

News & Events

Fisher CollegePhysics Majors are Breaking the Mold

If you Google “famous physicists,” 50 images pop up at the top of the browser window. Two are women.  But Towson University’s Rachael Huxford ’18 and Hamna Ali ’18 are poised to make an impact in the field. “They are truly curious about nature and its secrets.  Such a simple thing, yet so few students have it,” said James Overduin, a TU physics professor who has co-supervised both women in research projects with colleague Thomas Krause.  “I don't mean fleeting excitement about the latest news, but a deep and searching determination to understand.  We're lucky to have them.”  Read more »

Bees are Ignored, Underappreciated and Feared by People, But They Make the World Run

During a recent interview, Fisher College associate professor of biological sciences John S. LaPolla, explained to Catherine Hawley of WMAR-TV, the scientific value of the TU insect collections in understanding the common bumble bee decline in our region.  “Bees are really important for how the environment is functioning,” said LaPolla. “We have these biological collections, and they are important resources on understanding how they’re doing out there as in terms of how humans have changed the environment.  Read more »

 

Contact Information

Office

Location
Smith Hall, Room 312
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.