Research Facilities

The scholarship of discovery encompasses a broad spectrum at Towson.

Faculty, staff and students are engaged in research funded by federal and state agencies, private foundations, corporations, and the community.

Projects range from bioterrorism research in the Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics to teacher professional development in the College of Education to marketing research in the College of Business and Economics.

Research facilities include the following:

Students

Towson University Center for STEM Excellence

The Center for STEM Excellence is located in the Columbus Center at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor on Pier VI. The Center is the home of the Bioscience Education and Outreach Program and other efforts.

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Towson University Biodiversity Center (TUBC)

The Towson University Biodiversity Center (TUBC) is a National Science Foundation (NSF) funded project aimed at preservation and consolidation of the existing natural history collections at Towson University. This center is organized around its two largest, most extensive and oldest collections -- the botanical and entomological collections.

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TU Field Station

Towson University Field Station

The Towson University Field Station is a place for faculty and students to investigate and research the natural world. Located on 223 wooded acres in northern Baltimore County, the TU Field Station is adjacent to the Gun Powder Falls State Park and is protected from development by a conservation easement. This makes the area one of the largest natural preserves in central Maryland.

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Urban environmental biogeochemistry lab

Urban Environmental Biogeochemistry Laboratory

The Urban Environmental Biogeochemistry Laboratory is a collaborative effort between several departments that is dedicated to studying environmental issues associated with urbanization.

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T. Rowe Price Finance Lab

T. Rowe Price Finance Lab

The T. Rowe Price Finance Lab, located on campus in Stephens Hall, replicates the functionality of Wall Street’s top trading firms to provide an advanced teaching and research environment.

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Behavioral lab

Behavioral Lab

The Behavioral Lab, also located in Stephens Hall, allows students, faculty and business partners to conduct cutting-edge, applied marketing research.

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Human skull and bones

TU Human Remains Identification Laboratory

The TU Human Remains Identification Laboratory (THRIL) supports student learning and enables high quality student and faculty research and community collaboration. 

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