Former attorney general and Towson’s first distinguished scholar Joe Curran introduced his son-in-law Gov. Martin O’Malley, who spoke at Towson University about the future of the state Wednesday night. “I tell you this with full disclosure,” O’Malley said. “I don’t have a crystal ball either, and there is no crystal ball in the white oak desk at the governor’s office. This is my best take that’s based on what I see.” O’Malley continued with what [...]
A recent study named Towson as one of 11 universities nationwide with little to no disproportion between its graduation rates for black and Hispanic students and its white graduates. Although other colleges in the region, including University of Maryland, Baltimore County, are as likely to graduate their minority students, Towson is part of a different group, with no ‘gap’ for either blacks or Hispanics. “The complete elimination of our minority achievement gap upholds the promise [...]
‘ ‘ WASHINGTON ‘- President Barack Obama’s search to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice David Souter should extend beyond the current roster of federal judges, senators from both political parties said Sunday.
‘ ‘ NAIROBI, Kenya ‘- A French naval vessel intercepted 11 suspected pirates traveling off the Somali coast on Sunday in two assault vessels and a so-called ‘mothership’ loaded with Kalashnikovs and rocket launchers, the French Defense Ministry said.
‘ ‘ WASHINGTON (AP) — A 23-month-old Texas toddler became the first confirmed swine flu death outside of Mexico as authorities around the world struggled to contain a growing global health menace that has also swept Germany onto the roster of afflicted nations.
WASHINGTON (AP) ‘- His first 100 days behind him, President Barack Obama expressed confidence about the next hundred and accelerated his drive toward contentious goals – sweeping health care overhaul, new rules to curb global warming and financial sector reform – even while working to end a recession and two wars.