TU Innovates Newsletter

Connecting campus & communities

On July 1, 2018, TU's Division of Innovation and Applied Research was officially renamed the Division of Strategic Partnerships & Applied Research, which better represents our work—connecting our campus to our communities. MORE

• Watch a video introduction from our Vice President Daraius Irani, PhD.

• Bookmark our new homepage, which more clearly represents our unique solutions.

• Read our blog at EngageTU.com, which includes viewpoints from across campus.

• Connect with us on social media to learn more about partnerships across the region. Twitter | Facebook | LinkedIn

What's Driving Our Economy?

Jaroslav Candler

Measuring Human Development Disparities in Baltimore City

In a new report, the Regional Economic Studies Institute discusses in detail issues of health, education, and standards of living in Baltimore City, and identifies three strategies for working towards inclusive human development growth, including expanding access to a healthy lifestyle, matching school resources to specific student needs, and reducing inequalities in economic opportunity. MORE

TU Students at Commencement

An Interactive Look at Maryland’s Jobs Report

Last month, Maryland employment dropped by approximately 5,500 Total Nonfarm jobs, however the unemployment rate remained at 4.3%. MORE

Keep Your Edge

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Certified Medical Coding

Starts August 18
Prepare for a rewarding medical career as a nationally certified medical coder. MORE

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Network Security

Starts August 27
Earn two key certifications and build your IT career in a fastest growing occupation. MORE

Mark Your Calendars

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Women's Leadership Preview

September 11, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
South Campus Pavilion

Going into its fifth year, the TU Professional Leadership Program for Women invites women and their employers to network, meet past participants, and learn about joining the growing program. MORE

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EdTech Innovation Showcase

October 4, 5:30–8:00 p.m.
West Village Commons

Celebrate all things edtech with TU Incubator. Network with member companies and partner organizations and learn how they are improving education and increasing student engagement through technology. MORE

TU Students at Commencement

A Lifelong Learning Community

With a team of three staff members, Osher relies on dozens of volunteers to help accommodate almost 800 students and participants of the program. MORE

Engaging Our Communities


Impact of Transportation on Partnerships

With new transportation funding models in place, partnership engagement has increased and positively impacted projects and programs throughout Greater Baltimore. MORE


Getting Career Ready

The Division of Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research provides mentorship to TU students while they work alongside the division’s skilled professionals. Meet six TU students who worked with us this year. MORE

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Osher Institute Provides Lifelong Learning Opps

TU's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute is one of 121 institutes across the U.S. that provides learning opportunities to adults 50 and over. MORE

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