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So they said...
"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire." William Butler Yeats, 1865-1939
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Recent Media Highlights
Creating a stronger work force means changing the way universities teach
Baltimore Business Journal , Nov. 11
In a "Guest Notebook" op-ed, President Robert L. Caret wrote that local universities are helping students meet emerging workplace demands by fortifying general education requirements and highlighting the benefits of a liberal education. He encouraged the business community to support efforts to "open the doors to a full-spectrum educational experience" by promoting professional development among their employees.
Torn apart by war: Four brave sons, four grieving mothers
The Sun, Nov. 16
Tracy Miller, TU academic adviser and American studies teacher, is one of the four mothers of four young Maryland soldiers killed in separate attacks in Iraq around Veteran's Day 2004 who spoke with reporter Greg Barrett about her loss. Miller helped establish a scholarship at Towson in honor of her son, Nicholas Ziolkowski, and is running for the Maryland House of Delegates. "I'm trying to make a difference in his honor," she said.
Towson-University of Baltimore to offer joint MBA program
Nov. 9 and 10
TU and UB made news when the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) voted overwhelmingly on Nov. 9 to let them jointly offer a new MBA program. Baltimore Biusiness Journal staff writer Alan Zibel and WJLA-TV (Washington, D.C.) published stories online that evening announcing MHEC's 10-to-1 vote. Speaking with Sun reporter JoAnna Daemmrich for her Nov. 10 story, "Towson, UB are cleared for joint MBA program," President Robert L. Caret said that the MBA offering was "necessary for [TU's] future." The Chronicle of Higher Education and WBAL-TV also published stories about MHEC's decision.