TU to award record-setting 10 doctorates at Jan. 8 exercises
TU's alumni roster will grow by 1,965, iincluding nine Au.D.s and TU's first Ed.D., following 141st Commencement Exercises at the Towson Center. [more]
So they said...
"History is a vast early warning system."
Norman Cousins, U.S. writer and editor, 1915-1990
TU filmmaker to screen his student-narrated documentary
What? The third annual William Horne Memorial Lecture, Voices from the New American Schoolhouse, is a feature-length documentary film about life and learning at the Fairhaven School in Upper Marlboro, Md.
When? Mon., Dec. 12, 7:30 p.m.
Where? Van Bokkelen Auditorium (Rm. 204)
Why? Enjoy EMF Professor Danny Mydlack's look at an outside-the-box approach to education while honoring the memory of Professor Horne,
a much-loved member of TU's EMF faculty who died in September 2002.
How? Admission is free. For more information, call Peter Lev, x43189.
Job growth predicted for several industries key to Maryland economy
The Daily Record, Dec. 7
Business writer Kara Kridler reported that a new Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc. report indicated U.S. job growth will accelerate next year, driven by industries that are among Maryland's strongest. John Hopkins. RESI, said the state is expected to continue to outperform the national job-growth rate, "led primarily by federal spending and the presence of professional and business services that rely on federal spending."
BET Sports, airing Dec. 9 and 10
Senior Lawrence Hamm (men's basketball) will be featured on this 1/2 hour Black Entertainment Television program, which reaches more than 75 million U.S. and Caribbean households. Hamm, a 6-foot-6 forward from Harrisburg, Pa., has been the Tigers' most consistent player over the past three years, scoring in all but two games during his career. He entered the season with 882 points and should become the 24th member of TU's 1,000-point club.
Transforming America: U.S. History since 1877
beginning Jan. 24, 2006
Omar Hamid Ali, Department of History, will appear in one of the 26 interactive telecourses comprising this nationally televised series, each of which is designed to "carry us into the human stories of choice and consequence that bring history to life." Ali, whose area of expertise is African American history, will discuss Black Populism, an independent political movement formed by African American farmers, sharecroppers and agrarian laborers in the late 19th century.