Towson University’s art department opened its gallery doors July 9 to present “Mission Universe: A Curanaut’s Journey,” as part of the Artscape Gallery Network Exhibition, which partners with and draws attention to local galleries through Baltimore’s annual arts festival, Artscape.
Art and Design Department Director at TU and gallery curator Erin Leham said that the general theme of this year’s Artscape festivities is “space.”
The exhibition at TU features the work of 19 local artists who employed a variety of media, including film, algorithm-based visual works, photography, painting, printmaking and metalwork. Continue reading →
While Baltimore County announced that it would start outfitting officers with body-worn cameras starting early July, officials from Towson University Police have said that cameras aren’t really a necessity on campus.
“We are very fortunate that we don’t have high instances of reports of officers misconduct,” Chief of Police Bernie Gerst said. “We don’t have a community demanding that we have cameras. It wasn’t a thing that we felt the need to rush in to.”
Hey everyone! My name is Wayne Nichols and I will be the Vice President for the following school year. I was also the treasurer this past year and am excited to continue on the board. A big initiative that I want to work on is making URG a household name, or for us, a residence hall name. Not as many people know about URG than they do about SGA. I want them to know all the great things that URG from the events that we or the Building Councils put on, the resolutions that we advocate for. We are able to make great change in the residence halls and I want everyone to know what URG can do.
The teams behind Sureshunt and Communication APPtitude were announced as the winners of the sixth annual Towson University Incubator Business Plan Competition, in the student and professional categories respectively, May 4.
“I think this is a terrific program,” TU President Kim Schatzel said. “All of the teams were great, they add to the economic growth.”
The Muslim Student Association encouraged combating Islamophobia on Wednesday, May 6, in the Chesapeake ballrooms. Guest speaker Ayman Nassar, founder and chair of the Islamic Leadership Institute of America, said that the word “Islamophobia” was first used in the 20th century, but that its themes date back farther.