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 →
Four members of the Towson University swimming and diving team competed in U.S. Olympic Trials earlier this month in hopes of qualifying for this year’s Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Recent graduates Hannah Snyder and Jenna Van Camp, along with senior Nick Breschi and sophomore Jack Saunders, represented Towson in competition at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska, June 26-July 3. The event was the only selection meet for the U.S. Olympic Swim Team competing at the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games.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.”