Towson University

TU’s new president outlines goals for campus

December 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Dante U. Barboy Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer The newly appointed president of Towson University, Kim Schatzel, said last week that she plans to extend the school’s impact on the region by making connections, developing partnerships and taking the institution to the next level. “I’m [...]

Towson swim team stays afloat after diving coach’s arrest

December 10, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Sam Shelton Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Maureen Mead The Towson University swimming and diving team has managed to stay afloat despite an incident earlier this semester involving a smartphone allegedly found recording the women’s locker room. Acting Head Swim Coach Jake Shrum, who was [...]

Towson students ‘Get to Zero’ at World AIDS Day event

December 2, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Melissa Brown Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson University held an educational program on HIV and AIDS Tuesday as part of the school’s effort to educate students about the dangers of these sexually transmitted diseases. The program, which was called World AIDS Day: Getting to Zero, [...]

New book urges people to live within nature’s limits

November 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Sydney Engelhardt Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Towson University Professor Brian Fath. Photo by Sydney Engelhardt. People must learn how to live within the limits of nature because human population growth and the increase use of natural resources cannot be sustained at current levels, a [...]

Towson SGA proposes fee increase for full-time students

November 20, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Sam Shelton Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Full-time students at Towson University would pay an additional $6 in student fees in 2017 under a plan adopted by the school’s Student Government Association Tuesday. If approved by the university’s President’s Council and the University System [...]

Become an altruist at a young age, philosopher says

November 17, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Tim Barbalace Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Philosopher Peter Singer talks about ethics during a Nov. 11 speech at Towson University. Photo by Tim Barbalace. Peter Singer, regarded by many as one of the most influential philosophers of our time, came to Towson University last week to speak [...]

Community discusses how to make Towson a better place

November 6, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Melissa Brown Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer What do sustainability, a suicide prevention task force, and a Whole Foods have in common? They’re all ideas proposed by students and community members at Project Towson last Thursday. Project Towson, which was sponsored by Towson University’s [...]

Towson students get pep talk from Ravens kicker

November 3, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Kristen Maloney Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Justin Tucker, kicker for the Baltimore Ravens, along with several business professionals, visited Towson University Monday night to urge students to be persistent if they want to be successful. “I knew I was meant to play for the NFL, but I also [...]

Playwright examines sexual assault in ‘Vajungle’

October 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Stacey Coles Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Mani Yangilmau had a surprising revelation one evening when she sat on her couch talking to a male friend about sexual assault. He was a victim. Throughout his teenage years, Yangilmau discovered, her friend had been repeatedly sexually assaulted by a [...]

Chandler calls for new academic buildings at TU

October 8, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Sam Shelton Baltimore Watchdog Staff Writer Tim Chandler Towson University Interim President Timothy Chandler advocated for the construction of new science and health professions buildings, along with other projects, at a town hall-style meeting Wednesday afternoon. He said the two new buildings [...]
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