Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics

Explore. Experiment. Apply. Practice. The Fisher College of Science and Mathematics offers excellent undergraduate and graduate programs combining the latest theory with real-world experience.

About Our People

By the Numbers

13

Number of majors offered

160+

Undergraduates receiving annual awards and scholarships

1,200

Undergraduates participating in research experiences annually

News & Events

Physics Department Receives a $1,000,000 Grant For Scholarships

The Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences has received $1 million from by retired physics professor and former department chair Eddie Loh, Ph.D. — the largest planned faculty gift in the university’s history — to fund scholarships for Towson University physics students.   Dr. Loh said, “Most students who come to TU have to work hard to afford it.  I’ve seen some students who had to drop out because of finances.  I thought, ‘I am going to help them.’”  Read more »

Fisher College Professor Receives Grant for Research in Urban Stream Geology

Dr. Joel Moore, associate professor of geology, has received a grant totaling more than $400,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to participate in a nationwide study of the Earth's critical zone, connected to a $4.75 million multi-institutional research project that is among the first to study the critical zone in urban settings.  This grant will allow Dr. Moore to hire two graduate assistants and one undergraduate student per year of work.  Read more »

Department of Physics Highlights Importance of Inclusion and Equity

The Department of Physics, Astronomy & Geosciences in the Fisher College of Science & Mathematics at Towson University was recently accepted into the American Physical Society’s Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Alliance (APS-IDEA).  Membership in the alliance signifies that the TU physics department has demonstrated a commitment to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion and has outlined a plan to meet those goals.    Read more »

Contact Information

Jess & Mildred Fisher College of Science & Mathematics

Location
Smith Hall, Room 312
Towson University
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252
Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.