Career countdown

If she has her way, Career Center Director Carol Vellucci won't be seeing students only during their final weeks atTU--she'll see them within weeks of their arrival ... [more]

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Eyes on the prize

Senior business students try to wow banker Ed Hale, win job

The Associate may be a TU-based adaptation of NBC's wildly popularThe Apprentice, but there are some differences. For starters, Ed Hale is considerably nicer than Donald Trump. [more]


So they said....

"One must work and dare if one really wants to live."

Vincent van Gogh, 1853-1890

A fine pair
TU to stage two one-act comedic operas
What? Gustav Holst's The Wandering Scholar and Gian Carlo Menotti's

The Old Maid and the Thief, both presented fully staged with orchestra

Who? TU's Music for the Stage and the TU Symphony Orchestra

When? February 24 at 7:30 p.m.; February 25 and February 26 at

8 p.m.; and February 27 at 3 p.m.

Where? Stephens Hall Theatre

Tickets are $14 general; $12 seniors, faculty and staff; $8 students with ID cards; and $5 children under 12. For more information, call x42787.

Recent Media Highlights

Diaries of Chiang Kai-shek to go on display at Stanford

San Francisco Chronicle (, February 17

Vanessa Hua spoke to Steven Phillips, Department of History, about the diaries of Chiang and his son, Chiang Ching-kuo, which will reside at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University for the next 50 years. Stevens said Chiang Kai-shek was a private person who most likely knew his diaries would become public someday. "[Chiang] had a lot of defects," he said, "but on keeping himself covered and thinking long-term, he was a master."

Health scholarship offered

Towson Times, February 9

Loni Ingraham's story focused on a new $4,000 health professions scholarship offered by the Greater Baltimore Medical Center, St. Joseph Medical Center, Sheppard Pratt Health System and TU for local high school graduates. Rudolph DiCocco, chairman of the Loch Raven High School guidance department, told Ingraham, "We do have kids who are going into the health field and looking at Towson University as a school. This is something we can use."

Trailer maker to close plant in Hancock

The Sun, February 3

Writer Meredith Cohn consulted John Hopkins, RESI, in connection with a February 2 closing announcment from Fleetwood Travel Trailers Enterprises Inc. in Washington County, Md.

Hopkins told her the factory closing would be significant, but said he expects the jobs to be replaced. He noted that as the county becomes a bedroom community for the Washington area, its economy is also expanding and providing its own job growth.


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