Graduate enrollment, 1998-2004
flocking to master's, certificate, doctoral programs
It should come as no surprise
that graduate enrollment is up nearly 42 percent since 1998, given
the increasing demand for post-baccalaureate education and TU's
attentiveness to student and workforce needs.[more...]
So they said...
"One day Alice came
to a fork in the road and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree. Which road
do I take? she asked. Where do you want to go? was his response.
I don't know, Alice answered. Then, said the cat, it doesn't matter."
Lewis Carroll, 1832-1898
to explore ways to attract, retain 'creative class'
TU's Multicultural Institute's 11th annual conference: The
Arts as (Multi)Cultural Ambassador: Empowering the Creative Community
March 9, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Rebecca Hoffberger (pictured), founder and director
of the American Visionary Arts Museum in Baltimore, will deliver
the keynote address.
is free; R.S.V.P. to Evangeline Wheeler, x43209.
Pikesville Library awarded grant
to support Jewish literature program
The Sun ,
Staff writer Andrew G. Sherwood spoke to
Yvonne Lev, Albert S. Cook Library, who wrote an American Library
Association to support readings and discussions of Jewish literature
and applied for it in partnership with the Pikesville Library. The
$1,500 grant stipulates that the public library programs must be
led by local scholars, so Lev asked Evelyn Avery, director of TU's
Jewish Studies Program, to participate. The program gets under way
State's Foreign-Born Population
Continues to Climb, Analysts Say
Network , February 28
Capital News Service writer I- Wei J. Chang
consulted John Hopkins, RESI, about how local governments are being
forced to respond to an influx of immigrants. Hopkins said immigrants
are not just using social services without benefiting the state's
economy. He pointed out that they take low-wage jobs that native-born
workers do not want, thereby keeping costs low for customers and
helping employers retain a cutting edge.
Escaping, returning home
(Ind.) Tribune , February 27
Correspondent Jack Walton
spoke to TU MFA candidate Michelle Milne about her Mennonite upbringing
in nearby Goshen, Ind., and her largely autobiographical work, Looking
for Lulu , which opens March 3 at Baltimore Theatre Project.
Her play, says Milne, "is a search for belonging, a search
for home. There's a lot of humor in it. By the end, [Lulu] has an
idea of where she belongs, what it means to escape, and what it
means to be home."