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12 hrs ago | The Towerlight

University accepts Better Building Challenge, $1.7 million

Towson University announced that it would accept the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Building Challenge and received $1.7 million in incentives from Baltimore Gas and Electric on April 17 on the lawn in West Village.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy

19 hrs ago | CBS Local

Towson University Goes Green

TOWSON, Md. - Towson University's colors are black and gold, but this weekend, the campus is being recognized for its green.

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Related Topix: Towson, MD, Department of Energy

Fri Apr 18, 2014

ABC2 Maryland

Towson University goes green with BGE grant

Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:13PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, Baltimore City Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 2:13PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in effect for: Baltimore, Carroll, Frederick, Harford Frost Advisory issued April 17 at 1:09PM EDT expiring April 18 at 8:00AM EDT in ... (more)

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Related Topix: Towson, MD

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Brown, Gansler, Mizeur Clash On Economic Policy

All three Democratic candidates in the governor's race agree Maryland's economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.

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Related Topix: Maryland Government, Maryland, Baltimore, MD, US Governors, Martin O'Malley, Montgomery County, MD

The Baltimore Sun

BGE rewards Towson U. for energy efficiencies

Baltimore Gas & Electric CEO Calvin Butler Jr. and U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency Kathleen Hogan joined Towson University officials Thursday afternoon to mark the school's participation in the Department of Energy's Better Building Challenge and present the school a $1.7 million rebate check from BGE for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Maryland, Education

Wed Apr 16, 2014

WBAL-AM Baltimore

Brown, Gansler, Mizeur To Take Questions Tonight

Lt.Governor Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler and Montgomery County Delegate Heather Mizeur will answer questions tonight from education and business leaders at a forum in Towson.

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The Baltimore Sun

Gender-neutral housing is gaining at Maryland schools

Nita Strickland and Sidney Garland, best friends since the sixth grade, have shared a lot - their hopes and daily frustrations, an interest in some of the same music and TV shows.

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Related Topix: Johns Hopkins University, Saint Mary's College of Maryland, Washington County, MD, Oxon-Hill, MD

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Towerlight

Operation STAT explores worst-case scenario for Towson nursing students

Dozens of students from Towson University and surrounding areas participating in Operation STAT were faced with a deadly fictitious scenario on Friday: Thousands of people are injured after a plane crashed into a fully packed Johnny Unitas Stadium.

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Related Topix: Air Accidents

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Cecil Times

Cecil County Sheriff Election: 'Team' Focus in GOP...

In the 2014 elections for Cecil County Sheriff-always one of the most hotly contested races in local politics-there is a new watchword among the leading candidates in the June Republican primary: "team."

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Related Topix: Cecil County, MD, Prison, Charlestown, MD

Evening Sun

More parents are taking their children out of standardized tests

As PSSA testing goes into its final turn, preparing for future assessments is just beginning, especially for parents who are deciding to practice their legal rights.

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Related Topix: Standardized Testing, Education, Pennsylvania

Fri Apr 11, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Operation Stat helps prepare TU for crisis

TODAY AT TOWSON'S UNIVERSITY ANNUAL DISASTER DRILL, THE CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT OF THE BOSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT WAS ON CAMPUS.

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The Baltimore Sun

Towson University president diagnosed with cancer, expects full recovery

Towson University President Maravene Loeschke told faculty and staff Friday that she was recently diagnosed with cancer but expects to make a full recovery.

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The Baltimore Sun

Advice for students and families on staying safe in college

Always traveling in groups on a college campus was among the suggestions for prospective college students and their families at an April 10 seminar as part of National Victims' Rights Week.

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Related Topix: Arbutus, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Stevenson, MD, Education

Patch.com

The Universities at Shady Grove Honors 25 Seniors at 10th Annual...

The Universities at Shady Grove today recognized 25 of its top graduating senior students, who have demonstrated leadership, service and dedication to USG and their community.

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Related Topix: Rockville, MD, Maryland, Family, Adolescents and Pre-Teens, Silver Spring, MD, Salisbury University

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

County announces streetscape improvements around Towson developments

Baltimore County is improving its sidewalks and streetscapes in downtown Towson to match the glistening new movie theater and restaurants that will open this year at Towson Square , the county announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Towson, MD, Baltimore County, MD, Theater, Arts

The Towerlight

PopSyd: Music fit for a king

Spring has finally decided to rear its sunshine-y head and bring gorgeous weather to the kingdom that is Towson University.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Towerlight

Lessons about the real world

Chanel Sanchez is a Cuban Towson University alum who fought her way into the work force as a fourth grade teacher in Ellicott City.

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Related Topix: Towson, MD, Baltimore County, MD

ABC2 Maryland

Teacher unions still powerful in Maryland

The president of the Frederick County Teachers Association has had his hands full talking to state lawmakers about the Common Core State Standards, the controversial education reform that's frustrated parents, teachers and students.

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Related Topix: Maryland, Standardized Testing, Education, US Governors, Martin O'Malley

Tue Apr 08, 2014

City Paper

Baltimore City Power Rankings

State legislators had a tough act to follow this session, after last year eliminating the death penalty, legalizing gay marriage, and passing the DREAM Act.

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Related Topix: Sparrows-Point, MD, Beer

The Miami Herald

Project aims to plot 'cradles' of sports standouts

With the long-standing notion of Western Pennsylvania as a "cradle" for football quarterbacks, a local professor wants to know if there's a similar geographic incubator for baseball pitchers or outfielders.

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Related Topix: University of Pennsylvania

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