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With 25+ years of experience providing a vast array of economic and policy analysis services, TU's Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) is the trusted expert on Maryland's economy. RESI's solutions empower public, private, and nonprofit organizational decision-making throughout Maryland and across the region. Beyond publishing hundreds of reports for clients, RESI economists and researchers perform independent research, including a comprehensive study of human development disparities in Baltimore City and in every county in the state.

Maryland Workforce Outlook Forum, Addressing Human Disparities Across Our State

Wednesday, May 15, TU West Village Commons

Program 2:00 p.m.–4:00 p.m.
Reception 4:00 p.m.–6:00 p.m.

From urban Baltimore to suburban Prince George’s County to the rural Eastern Shore, many neighborhoods and communities are falling behind in health, education, and standard of living. Although the causes are different, the outcomes appear very similar. Join RESI and local leaders for a discussion on these disparities and solutions for working towards more equitable communities.

Panelists announced

Moderator: Dr. Daraius Irani, vice president, Strategic Partnerships & Applied Research

Elyshia Aseltine, associate professor, Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

Lynne Kahn, founder, Baltimore Hunger Project

Martin Schwartz, president, Vehicles for Change

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Eye on the Economy

Each month RESI economists provide commentary and analysis of the latest unemployment numbers. With an interactive workbook, explore how Maryland compares to our neighboring states. MORE

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Avoiding survey design pitfalls

Creating a survey may sound simple. However, there are some common questionnaire design characteristics that will help you avoid common survey pitfalls. MORE

Engaging Our Communities

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Celebrating community partners

Three partnerships receive the BTU Partnership Award for the positive impacts they are having on TU and the communities we serve. MORE

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Increasing voter engagement

Through a partnership with Black Girls Vote, TU's Office of Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility developed a truly unique set of programs to empower students. MORE

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Celebrating a diverse neighborhood

The Asia North partnership illustrates Greater Baltimore's expansive and shifting Korean community and TU’s 54-year history of engaging with the community. MORE

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Serving Goodnow Community Center

Through a partnership with the Goodnow Community Center, TU graduate nursing students provide sustainable health promotion services to under-served populations. MORE

Lifelong Learning at TU

Osher Classroom

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is celebrating 20 years as a lifelong learning program at TU. Over the course of the next few months, we'll highlight the history and impact of this program on Greater Baltimore.

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Osher: The early years

The Auburn Society (now Osher at TU) held its first semester of classes in March 1999 with classes meeting in the historic Auburn House. MORE

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Addressing careers in aging

Osher's membership coordinator recently participated in the TU Careers in Aging Panel. Here are her takeaways on the future of careers in aging. MORE

Increase Your Potential

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Whether you chose an in-class or online option, TU Continuing & Professional Studies offers top certifications that can prepare you for a wide range of career possibilities. MORE

Summer classes begin soon

PHR dual certification course, June 29

Accounting & Bookkeeping Specialist Program, July 17

Cyber Security Specialist, July 30

Certified Medical Coding: Physician’s Practice, August 3

Network Security, August 29

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