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A Focus On Economic & Policy Analysis

With 30 years of experience, the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) at Towson University is the trusted expert on Maryland's economy. RESI's team empowers organizational decision-making across the region with data-driven solutions.

Dr. Daraius Irani

RESI highlights ‘stranger things’ and economic growth at annual forum

RESI's Economic Outlook Forum highlights economic trends on the local, state and national level—and how TU is making an impact. MORE

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Policy briefs highlight solutions to regional disparities

Based on the results of independent research and a series of round table discussions, RESI developed four policy briefs that present potential policy solutions to help address regional disparities. MORE

Upcoming Webinars

High school grads

Economic impact of increasing Maryland’s high school graduation rates

Wednesday, December 4, 2–3 p.m.
A goal of the Kirwan Commission is to make Maryland public schools "world class." Join our free webinar to understand the economic impact of an increase of high school graduation rates.

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Improving access to jobs in Baltimore by increasing bike commuting

Wednesday, December 11, 2–3 p.m.
In some Baltimore neighborhoods, 80% of households lack access to a car, making other forms of transportation essential. Join us for a free webinar on how we can improve job accessibility by improving bicycle commuting.

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Certification prep courses are a great way to advance your career. TU Continuing & Professional Studies offers online courses that let you learn on your schedule, whether it's at your local coffee shop or your kitchen table. You won't have to fight traffic, leave work early, or miss important family time.

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Engaging Our Communities

President Kim Schatzel, Ph.D.

President announces new academic investments, armory name

President Schatzel's fall address unveils undergraduate research and competitive scholarship offices, plus innovative StarTUp project. MORE

UMB President Jay A. Perman, M.D.

University System of Maryland names new chancellor

UMB President Jay A. Perman, M.D., will become the fifth chancellor of the USM when he succeeds Robert L. Caret in 2020. MORE

Sweaty Eyeballs animators

Cutting edge animation highlighted at inaugural festival

Hundreds of students and animation lovers attended the inaugural Sweaty Eyeballs Animation Festival for animation screenings, workshops, and events. MORE

TU student teaching about the supply chain

Exploring supply chain career opportunities

Through a partnership with Baltimore Port Alliance, high school students join TU CBE undergrad and grad students for a day of learning about supply chain education and career options. MORE

Osher Green team members

Talkin' trash

Members of Osher at TU recently toured the Baltimore County Materials Recovery Facility. Here are a recycling tips they learned. MORE

Children from the YAAAS program

Investing in partnerships

Faculty, staff, and students have access to funding resources to align, scale, sustain, and institutionalize community engagement partnerships and efforts. Here’s an update on some of those investments. MORE

Aaron Velky, Ortus Academy founder

Five questions with Aaron Velky, Ortus Academy founder

The TU Incubator team recently caught up with founder Aaron Velky to learn more about his financial literacy program for young adults. MORE

Save the date: Osher at TU preview of classes

January 16, 2020, 12:15 p.m., Central Presbyterian Church, Towson
Join the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute team and instructors to learn about the spring semester's slate of courses. Check-in and coffee begins at 12:15 p.m. Instructors will give presentations beginning at 1:00 p.m. LEARN MORE (PDF)

Osher students at the 2019 fall preview

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