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What Does Home Taste Like?

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What Does Home Taste Like?
Thursday, November 16th
12:30p-2:30pm
Cook Library, RM507

 

 

Celebrate International Education Week and Purple Hibiscus, the 2017 One Maryland, One Book, by enjoying cuisine that represents home to cultural student organizations.

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November 13, 2017 at 10:24 am Leave a comment

A TU Celebration of GIS Day!

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Mapping the Way for Activism:
A TU Celebration of GIS Day
Wednesday, November 15th
10:00am – 4:00pm
Cook Library, RM507

 

 

 

Celebrate GIS Day with Cook Library! GIS Day occurs internationally to provide information on the uses of geographic information systems (GIS) technology. Play GIS themed games for prizes and hear information on the uses of GIS from Towson University students and faculty.

November 9, 2017 at 3:14 pm Leave a comment

Noontime Jazz Latin Ensemble!

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Noontime Jazz
Tuesday, November 14th
12:00pm-1:00pm
Cook Library, 3rd Floor Lobby

Please join us at Cook Library for wonderful jazz music played by Towson’s Latin Ensemble.

 

November 7, 2017 at 10:08 am Leave a comment

Mapathon!!

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Tuesday, November 9th
10:00pm-2:00pm
Cook Library, RM526

 

 

 

Get hands-on experience working with OpenStreetMap, under the aegis of the Missing Maps organization, helping to map vulnerable areas of the world to reduce the effects of disasters. Drop-in as your schedule allows, learn about mapping software and practical uses of GIS, and contribute to a good cause. Pizza, snacks, and beverages will be provided.

November 3, 2017 at 10:21 am Leave a comment

Why Urban Policing Cannot be Reformed: A Talk with Author Stephen Janis

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Why Urban Policing Cannot be Reformed: A Talk with Author Stephen Janis
Tuesday, November 7th
12:30pm-1:30pm
Cook Library, RM507

 

 

Investigative journalist Stephen Janis will be joined by his reporting partner Taya Graham from The Real News Network to discuss the problematic history of policing in Baltimore as the city struggles with another record year of violence.

Janis has written extensively about unsolved murders, violent crime, and the intricacies of policing with several retired homicide detectives. He is the author of Why Do We Kill: The Pathology of Murder in Baltimore, You Can’t Stop Murder: Truths About Policing in Baltimore and Beyond, and, most recently, The Book of Cop: A Testament to Policing That Works. Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, November 7, 2017Time:12:30pm – 1:30pmLocation:The Towson RoomCampus:Towson University

November 2, 2017 at 12:00 am Leave a comment

International Games Week at TUNE!

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International Games Week at TUNE
Thursday, November 2nd
10:00am-4:00pm
Towson University in Northeastern Maryland, Learning Commons

Join us for a day of games at TU in Northeastern Maryland! Enjoy a selection of puzzles, board games, video games, and card games.

 

Albert S. Cook Library at Towson University, the Learning Commons at TU in Northeastern Maryland, and hundreds of libraries across the country will join the American Library Association (ALA) and its international partners in celebrating the popularity and educational, recreational, and social value of video and board games for International Games Week @ your library between October 29 and November 4, 2017. For more information on International Games Week, visit the site for the Games and Gaming Round Table of ALA.

October 27, 2017 at 10:59 am Leave a comment

International Games Week at Cook!

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Join us as we celebrate International Games Week! Enjoy a selection of tabletop games in the lobby and a Rubik’s Cube speed challenge at the Research Help Desk. The winner of the Rubik’s challenge will be announced at the Game Week Celebration on Friday, November 3rd.

Monday, October 30th

  • Lobby Games will be available 10:00am and 4:00pm, 3rd Floor
  • Rubik’s Challenge will be available between 8:00am and 10:00pm, 3rd Floor

Tuesday, October 31st

  • Lobby Games will be available 10:00am and 4:00pm, 3rd Floor
  • Rubik’s Challenge will be available between 8:00am and 10:00pm, 3rd Floor

Wednesday, November 1st

  • Lobby Games will be available 10:00am and 4:00pm, 3rd Floor
  • Rubik’s Challenge will be available between 8:00am and 10:00pm, 3rd Floor

Thursday, November 2nd

  • Lobby Games will be available 10:00am and 4:00pm, 3rd Floor
  • Rubik’s Challenge will be available between 8:00am and 10:00pm, 3rd Floor

Friday November 3rd

  • Rubik’s Challenge Winner Announced, RM512
  • Game Week Celebration 2:00pm-7:30pm

Albert S. Cook Library at Towson University, the Learning Commons at TU in Northeastern Maryland, and hundreds of libraries across the country will join the American Library Association (ALA) and its international partners in celebrating the popularity and educational, recreational, and social value of video and board games for International Games Week @ your library between October 29 and November 4, 2017. For more information on International Games Week, visit the site for the Games and Gaming Round Table of ALA.

October 25, 2017 at 11:48 am Leave a comment

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