Reimagining an Equitable Baltimore

Reimagining an Equitable Baltimore
Wednesday, April 29th
Virtual Event







Panelists and Baltimore organizers Eddie Conway, Adrianna Foster, Marvin Hayes, Eric Jackson, and Jamal Jones, will discuss organizing in a city where racial inequity, police violence, and hyper-segregation are prominent, how organizing in Baltimore has changed since the uprisings of 2015, how COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting those who are already the most marginalized and disenfranchised, and what organizing looks like in the face of this global pandemic. John Duda of Red Emma’s Bookstore and Coffeehouse will moderate the panel, which was organized by Nicole Fabricant and Sam Collins of Towson University.

For more information and to RSVP visit or–divided-by-design-reimagining-an-equitable-baltimore

April 27, 2020 at 11:41 am Leave a comment

Getting to Know (and Use) OER

Getting to Know (and Use) OER

Getting to Know (and Use) OER
Thursday, March 5th
Cook Library, Room 526


As part of Cook Library’s observance of Open Education Week, join librarian Rick Davis for an introductory session on open educational resources (OER). Rick will provide a working definition of OER, distinguishing them from other free (but not open) educational resources and from reduced-cost options like the University Store’s Direct Access and Affordable Course Materials Initiative. He will also discuss the basics of open licenses so that you can be sure your use of OER complies with their terms of use. Finally, he’ll demonstrate how faculty can find relevant OER on some of the best-known and widely used OER repositories and referatories.

February 28, 2020 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Poster Contest in Cook Library – Quiet Down!

Poster Contest in Cook Library – Quiet Down!

We’re asking for poster designs to update our “Quiet Study” signage.  All media are welcome. Graphic design, illustration, infographics, photography, etc. – if it can be printed on 20” x 24” phototek paper, we want to see it!

The submission deadline is March 15th and all majors are welcome! 10 finalists will be selected for the TU community to vote on. Five winners will win a $25 Ustore gift card and will see their posters hung throughout quiet zones in the library.

Visit for more information or email with any questions.

February 19, 2020 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Voices of Baltimore: Film Screening and Panel


Voices of Baltimore: Film Screening and Panel
Thursday, March 5th
West Village Commons, Ballroom A


Towson Education Professors Dr. Gary Homana and Dr. Morna McDermott McNulty present their 2017 film, Voices of Baltimore: Life Under Segregation. The film is an oral history centering the voices of African Americans subjected to segregation in the Jim Crow South and moved from all-black to previously white-only schools after Brown v. Board of Education. Following the screening, there will be a panel discussion with four of the film’s interviewees.

The event will be held in West Village Commons Ballrooms A&B

February 18, 2020 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
Wednesday, March 4th
Cook Library, Room 208



Join us for a do-it-yourself and do-it-with-others campaign that teaches people of all gender identities and expressions to edit Wikipedia to increase representation of cis and trans women, non-binary people, people of color, and Indigenous people and their artistic work on Wikipedia. Wikipedia’s gender trouble is well documented. In a 2011 survey, the Wikimedia Foundation found that less than 10% of its contributors identify as female; more recent research puts that number at 16% globally and 23% in the United States.

Trainings will begin at 12:30pm, 2pm, and 3:30 PM in Cook Library Room 208

February 17, 2020 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Tigers’ Humanitarian Map-a-thon

Tigers' Humanitarian Map-a-thon

Tigers’ Humanitarian Map-a-thon
Tuesday, March 3rd
Cook Library, Room 526




Map-a-thon participants will receive a menu of mapping projects requested by the American Red Cross to contribute to on Carl Olson, Librarian for Geography & Environmental Planning, and Clare Kuntz Balcer, Librarian for Outreach & Marketing, will assist participants in creating contributor accounts and adding map data to OpenStreetMap.

February 14, 2020 at 11:34 am Leave a comment

Noontime Jazz

Noontime Jazz

Noontime Jazz
Tuesday, February 18th
Cook Library, 3rd Floor Lobby




Bring your lunch and listen to Towson student musicians play wonderful jazz music.

February 13, 2020 at 8:17 am Leave a comment

Welcome Back Snack Break

Welcome Back Snack Break

Welcome Back Snack Break
Tuesday, February 11th, 11am-1pm, Cook Library, 3rd Floor Lobby
and February 12th, 1pm-3pm Cook Library, 3rd Floor Lobby




Head to the Cook Library Lobby for a free snack and information about our resources and services!

February 4, 2020 at 12:02 pm Leave a comment

Therapy Dogs


Therapy Dogs
Thursday, December 12th
Cook Library, RM507




Take a break from the stress of finals with therapy dogs from Pets on Wheels! This event will take place in Cook Library, room 507.

December 9, 2019 at 1:06 pm Leave a comment

Free Flu Shots!


Flu Shot Clinic
Wednesday, December 11th
Cook Library, Lobby




As we wrap up the last few days of class & finals begin, be sure to cross off everything on your to do list- including getting a flu shot! Your last chance to get a FREE flu shot is December 11th from 11AM- 2PM in Cook Library! Stop by while you’re taking a study break! Don’t forget to bring your TU ID and Insurance Card to avoid a $25 charge to your Bursar’s Account.

December 9, 2019 at 11:16 am Leave a comment

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