on the prize
business students try to wow banker Ed Hale, win job
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]
"One must work and
dare if one really wants to live."
Vincent van Gogh,
TU to stage two one-act comedic operas
What? Gustav Holst's
The Wandering Scholar and Gian Carlo Menotti's
Maid and the Thief, both presented fully staged with orchestra
TU's Music for the Stage and the TU Symphony Orchestra
February 24 at 7:30 p.m.; February 25 and February 26 at
and February 27 at 3 p.m.
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
Chronicle (SFGate.com), 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."
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."
to close plant in Hancock
Writer Meredith Cohn consulted
John Hopkins, RESI, in connection with a February 2 closing announcment
from Fleetwood Travel Trailers Enterprises Inc. in Washington County,
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.