ceremonies to mark TU's Commencement Exercises
TU's alumni rosterwill
grow by 1,957 following TU's 140th Commencement Exercises on Sunday,
January 9, at the Towson Center.[more...]
So they said...
"The supreme end
of education is expert discernment in all things -- the power to
tell the good from the
bad, the genuine from the counterfeit, and to prefer the good
and the genuine to the
bad and the counterfeit."
Samuel Johnson, 1709-1784
now for January Conference
January Conference: Scholarship and the Metropolitan University
Wednesday, January 12, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
University Union's Chesapeake Rooms (continental breakfast and luncheon
will be served)
Examine workload and faculty performance evaluation
issues within the strategic vision of Towson 2010: Mapping the
R.S.V.P. to Donna
Guillott by Monday, January 10
Recent Media Highlights
WBAL Radio, January
Richard Vatz, Department
of Mass Communication and Communication Studies, discussed rhetoric
and "recovered memories," the self-esteem movement, and
state politics on the weekly call-in program.
elevate post-holiday stress
Sun writer Amy
Tucker consulted Jonathan Lazar, Department of Computer and Information
Sciences, about "techno-rage, a form of anger that is particularly
prevalent this week in the wake of one of the most high-tech Christmases
ever." Lazar observed that techno toys can actually reduce
the quality of life. "A lot of digital cameras, hand-held devices,
are designed to make you mad," he said. "These things
can actually raise your blood pressure."
Towson U. woos
city schools' graduates
The Sun ,
Jason Song spoke to Louise
Shulack, director of admissions, and Lonnie McNew, associate vice
president for enrollment services, about the university's offer
of automatic admission and at least a $4,000 scholarship to all
Baltimore public school students to graduate in the top 10 percent
of their class. "We're trying to be good neighbors, and we
hope that [the program] will
improve our diversity
on campus," said Shulack.