Five questions for ... Nadia Nasr
New university archivist to create online access to rare holdings
In a paneled room on the fifth floor of TU’s Albert S. Cook Library, the librarian in charge of TU’s past is looking to the future. [more]
So they said...
"In the end, we will conserve only what we love.
We love only what we understand.
We will understand only what we are taught."
Baba Dioum, Senegalese environmentalist, 1937-
University Store = bargains galore
Shop now for special gifts at extra-special discounts
What? University Store's annual holiday sale
When? Sale continues through Tuesday, December 21
Where? University Store, University Union's first floor
Why? Get 20 percent off all regularly priced apparel and an assortment of selected gifts, plus up to 50 percent off seasonal and holiday items.
How? For more information go to University Store or call x4BOOK (42665).
TU in the news
From the beast's belly
The Sun, December 2
Michael Hill spoke to Martha Kumar, Department of Political Science, about her new book,
Managing the President's Message: The White House Communications Operation, published by Johns Hopkins University Press. The book deals with the way in which the modern White House seeks to manage the messages that they want to send to their various constituencies.
Existing home sales hit record low
The Baltimore Examiner, November 29
Reporter Aaron Cahill consulted Matt Chambers, Department of Economics, about October data released by the National Association of Realtors that showed a sharp decline nationally in existing home sales. Chambers said he doesn't see a complete market crash in the making, but added, "I don't really see anything that's going to cause this to turn around real quick."
Cause for optimism in Cherry Hill
The Sun, November 23
Reporter Sumathi Reddy wrote that Baltimore Police Commissioner Frederick Bealefeld attributed Cherry Hill's 50 pecent drop in homicides and 75 percent drop in nonfatal shootings since last year to smart policing, more evictions by the city's Housing Authority, greater community engagement and the presence of Towson University in both the schools and community.