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Happy 100th birthday to Towson’s campus

One hundred years ago, the groundbreaking for the campus of Towson University took place on what was then mainly farmland, according to the TU Special Collections and Archives blog.

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The Sun previews TU’s 2013 men’s lacrosse team

The Towson University men’s lacrosse team has several reasons for optimism leading into its 2013 season, according to an annual preview by the Baltimore Sun.

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Towson and UMD researchers create world’s first multiverse

Vera Smolyaninov, a Towson physics professor, and researchers at the University of Maryland, College Park, have created the world’s first multiverse of universes in a lab, according to a story by ExtremeTech.

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ESPN to feature inspiring TU student in Super Bowl pregame show

When Towson University student Matthew Jeffers wrote a letter to the Baltimore Ravens last month, he had little idea of the ripple effect it would have.

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Ravens’ Super Bowl berth benefits more than just fans

Daraius Irani, executive director of the Regional Economic Studies Institute, analyzes the economic implications of the Baltimore Ravens’ playoff victories and Super Bowl berth.

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Towson team swims for Special Olympics Maryland

A team of 10 members of the Towson University community will dive into the icy waters of the Chesapeake Bay to raise money for Special Olympics athletes, according to a story by WBAL-TV.

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Alumna a candidate for National Teacher of the Year

Rhonda Holmes-Blankenship, a Towson University graduate and now high school English teacher, has been named one of just four candidates for National Teacher of the Year.

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Online MBA program ranked among best in nation

The University of Baltimore/Towson University online MBA program is ranked among the nation’s best, according to the U.S. News & World Report annual list of Best Online MBA Programs.

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TU hosts neuroscience experts in education forum

How does the brain learn? This question was at the center of the first of TU’s six-part forum series, “Preparing for the Public Education of the 21st Century,” hosted by Nancy Grasmick and held Thursday night in the West Village Commons.

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Professor teaches 3D printing to area high schoolers

Jan Baum, a professor in the Department of Art + Design, has partnered with local nonprofit leaders to launch the Digital Harbor Tech Center in south Baltimore, according to a story in the Baltimore Sun.

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