TU Innovates Newsletter

A Focus On the Regional Economic Studies Institute

With over 25 years of experience providing economic and policy analysis services to clients across the region, the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) is the trusted expert on Maryland's economy. Each month the RESI team publishes the latest data and analysis of Maryland's unemployment numbers in Eye on the Economy. The embedded Mid-Atlantic Regional Employment Workbook allows readers to interact with data and compare sectors and surrounding states. MORE

Upcoming Events

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Maryland Workforce Outlook Forum

May 16, Program 1:30–4:30 p.m., Reception 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Why do diversity and inclusion matter to Maryland's workforce? Leaders from across sectors will share their innovative solutions to pressing issues. MORE

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Tariffs, Equality, and Economics

May 15, 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
RESI and REMI team up for a luncheon that tackles "Racial Disparities in Baltimore City's Workforce and Implications for Future Growth" and "Tariffs and the Economy." MORE

What's Driving Our Economy?

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Economics and the Transgender Community

April 4, 2018, 7:30–10:00 a.m.
Setting aside discrimination, the transgender community fares worse than their non-transgender peers when it comes to economics. MORE

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A Look at the Gender Pay Gap

May 1, 2018, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Although 50% of American households have a bread-winning female, the gender pay gap still exists, especially for women of color. MORE

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Build Your HR Career at Towson University

May 29, 30 and June 5, 6 | 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Are you looking to build a career in HR? TU's Center for Professional Studies is offering a four-day Professional in Human Resources Certification Course that will prepare you to take the aPHR® or PHR® certification exam. Course includes a 15% discount on the exam. MORE

Engaging Our Communities

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Potential of Partnerships on Display

The BTU Partnerships Showcase highlights the real, positive impacts TU is having in our communities and lets attendees think about new possibilities. MORE

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Celebrating University-Community Partnerships

Over 100 community partners celebrated the inaugural BTU Partnership Awards on April 16, when three (COPY MISSING). MORE


Cultural Immersions for Baltimore City Public Schools

The Cultural Listening Party focused on broadening the narrative of blackness for students by asking them to examine their own stories. MORE

Upcoming Entrepreneurship Events

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Entrepreneurship @ TU Demo Day

May 1, 2018, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
What does TU's entrepreneurship pipeline look like? Join student companies, faculty entrepreneurs, TU Incubator members, and alumni to learn how to tap into TU. MORE

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Founder Stories: Chip Paucek

May 23, 2018, 12:00–1:30 p.m.
Join TU Incubator at 2U headquarters in Lanham, MD to learn how Chip Paucek, co-founder and CEO of 2U, got to where he is today and how he did it.MORE

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Explore Membership at Osher

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Towson University provides adults, 50+, with continued learning and social and cultural enrichment opportunities. Beyond academic programs, which are taught by current TU faculty as well as local experts, members can take advantage of volunteer opportunities and group activities. MORE

Division of Innovation and Applied Research
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With a focus on fulfilling Towson University's identity and mission as a workforce and economic development driver, the Division of Innovation & Applied at Towson University works to improve the quality of life and the economic vitality of Maryland and its citizens.