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Teatime Game Time

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Teatime Game Time
Thursday, May 17th
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Cook Library Lobby

 

 

 

Take a break from finals to play a board game hosted by the staff of the Albert S. Cook Library!

 

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May 10, 2018 at 1:44 pm Leave a comment

Craft and Relax

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Craft and Relax
Wednesday, May 16th & Thursday May 17th
12:00pm – 3:00pm
Cook Library Lobby

 

 

 

Need a brain break from finals? Cook Library has you covered! Drop by our craft station in the lobby to craft a DIY stress ball or reusable heat pack (supplies will be provided).

May 10, 2018 at 12:14 pm Leave a comment

Free Comic Book Day!

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Free Comic Book Day
Saturday, May 5th
12:00pm – 8:00pm
Cook Library Lobby

 

Stop by Cook Library to celebrate Free Comic Book Day! Free Comic Book Day is a day when participating locations give away selected comics for free to anyone who attends. Comics provided by Amazing Spiral Comics.

 

 

May 2, 2018 at 10:54 am Leave a comment

Book Discussion: The Handmaid’s Tale

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Book Discussion: The Handmaid’s Tale
Wednesday, April 25th
12:00pm-1:00pm
Cook Library, CK507

 

 

Dr. Jameta N. Barlow, Assistant Professor for Towson University’s Department of Women and Gender Studies, will provide background on Margaret Atwood’s classic dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale. Atwood’s work explores themes of power, sexuality, misogyny, individualism, and feminism, and has inspired stage adaptations and a hit TV show. Discussion will follow.

Light refreshments will be served.

April 19, 2018 at 10:42 am Leave a comment

TUIG Presents: Discussion of Warren Buffett’s Letters to Shareholders

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Money Talks: Building and Maintaining a Good Credit History for your Future
Wednesday, April 25th
11:00am-12:00pm
Cook Library Room #526

In this program, we will discuss the basics of what credit means, how to obtain credit and how to maintain a positive credit history.  We will talk about strategies to improve your credit score and financial well-being without having to go into debt.  Presented by Cindy Jones (First Financial of Maryland Federal Credit Union). Sponsored by First Financial of Maryland Federal Credit Union, Towson University College of Business & Economics and Towson University Libraries.

This program is offered as part of Money Smart Week ®, an annual personal finance event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. National partners are the American Library Association, the Financial Planning Association, the Certified Financial Board of Standards, Inc., the US Department of Agriculture, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Money Smart Week is a registered service mark of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

TUIG Presents: Discussion of Warren Buffett’s Letters to Shareholders
Thursday, April 26th
5:00pm-6:00pm
T. Rowe Price Finance Lab, Stephens Hall Room #112

Join the Towson University Investment Group as they analyze and discuss legendary investor Warren Buffet’s 1999, 2012, and 2017 letters to shareholders [visit: http://tinyurl.com/WBLetters18]. Sponsored by the Towson University Investment Group, College of Business & Economics, and Towson University Libraries.

This program are offered as part of Money Smart Week ®, an annual personal finance event sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. National partners are the American Library Association, the Financial Planning Association, the Certified Financial Board of Standards, Inc., the US Department of Agriculture, and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Money Smart Week is a registered service mark of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

April 19, 2018 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

Home Sweet Home

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Home Sweet Home
Wednesday, April 18th
12:00pm – 2:00pm
Cook Library 3rd Floor Lobby

 

 

Join the Albert S. Cook Library and Office of Sustainability as we celebrate Earth Day through education on pollution, global warming, and appreciating Earth’s natural resources.

 

April 17, 2018 at 9:34 am Leave a comment

Research for Social Change Symposium

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Research for Social Change Symposium
Friday, April 20th
2:00pm-5:00pm
College of Liberal Arts, RM 4110

 

 

This student-led symposium—held in the College of Liberal Arts, room 4110—will highlight original research by current Towson University undergraduate and graduate students. Research for Social Change welcomes submissions from all majors and areas of study. The aim is to provide a platform for students to share their work, network, and dialogue with the Towson University community and beyond.

Submissions should be thematically related to activism, resistance, and social change, and may discuss social issues and discipline-specific approaches to enacting change. Guidelines are available here.

April 13, 2018 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

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