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By J. Wynn Rousuck | June 27, 1996
The first theatrical production of Towson State University's 15th annual Maryland Arts Festival opens tomorrow. "It's Only a Play" is, appropriately enough, a play set at the opening night party for a new play. This 1985 comedy by one of the country's hottest playwrights, Terrence McNally, winner of the 1995 and 1996 Tony Awards, stars Bob Riggs as the playwright, John Ford the director and Maravene Loeschke as the producer.Here's the rest of the festival schedule: Sculpture and Painting -- by Xiaojia Peng and Xiaoqing Chi, June 28-July 27; Collages and Assemblages by Jim Flood, June 28-July 27; "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," July 5-27; Headways II: fourth annual alumni/faculty dance concert, July 12-13; Opera on Film, lectures and screenings: "Carmen" (June 30)
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February 25, 2009
On February 23, 2009, L. EDWARD GOEDEKE; beloved husband of Lois A. (nee Anderson) Goedeke; devoted father of Dori Goedeke, Nancy Arble and husband Michael, Scott Goedeke, Michael Goedeke and wife Bridget; loving grandfather of Sarah, David, Christopher, Dan, Becky, Matthew, and Kathryn; brother of William Goedeke, Doris Scardina, Mary Machovec, and half brother William Goedeke. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral from the E.F. Lassahn Funeral Home, P.A. (Kingsville), 11750 Belair Road, on Thursday at 10 A.M. Visiting Tuesday, 7 to 9 P.M. and Wednesday, 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 P.M. Interment Druid Ridge Cemetery.
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By Frank D. Roylance and Frank D. Roylance,SUN STAFF | October 31, 1996
A physics professor has pushed Towson State University's liberal arts campus into the tiny world of nano-technology by building two powerful microscopes and opening them for research by off-campus scientists and manufacturers.The school's new nano-technology facility consists of a scanning tunneling microscope, an atomic force microscope and their builder -- Dr. David Schaefer, 32, who brought his expertise in the field to TSU a year ago.Both microscopes are capable of producing images of structures and surfaces on scales measured in nanometers.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,sun reporter | March 10, 2007
Richard Kirstel, an art photographer and teacher who later portrayed characters from Baltimore's history, died Wednesday of a heart attack at his home in Granada, Spain. The former Charles Village resident was 71. Mr. Kirstel was the subject of a celebrated 1970 local censorship case when the president of what was then Towson State University ordered his pictures to be removed from a campus exhibition because of sexual content. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he joined the Navy and became a ship's photographer during the Korean War. Later settling in Chicago, he did work for Playboy magazine and made portraits.
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By Beth Reinhard and Beth Reinhard,SPECIAL TO THE SUN | November 20, 1996
Swirling with colorful costumes, maps and flags, the Catonsville Elementary School gymnasium was transformed into a mini-United Nations yesterday to expose students to different cultures.Fifty-five early education majors and teachers from Towson State University organized the event, which introduced the elementary school's 600 students to games, foods, music, art and literature from seven countries and Hawaii.Wearing bright pink "passports" around their necks marked with self-portraits and signatures, the students visited booths representing Kenya, Israel, Mexico, Hawaii, Scotland, Greece, China and Egypt, receiving stamps on their passports at each stop.
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By Jacques Kelly and Jacques Kelly,sun reporter | March 10, 2007
Richard Kirstel, an art photographer and teacher who later portrayed characters from Baltimore's history, died Wednesday of a heart attack at his home in Granada, Spain. The former Charles Village resident was 71. Mr. Kirstel was the subject of a celebrated 1970 local censorship case when the president of what was then Towson State University ordered his pictures to be removed from a campus exhibition because of sexual content. Born in the Bronx, N.Y., he joined the Navy and became a ship's photographer during the Korean War. Later settling in Chicago, he did work for Playboy magazine and made portraits.
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August 30, 1992
Mary E. StongPrincipalElmer Wolfe and Uniontown elementary schoolsAge; residence: 44; UniontownSalary: $64,174Education: Bachelor of science degree, Towson State University, master of education, Towson State University, 1976; doctor of education, University of Maryland, 1991Previous work experience: Principal at Uniontown Elementary; teacher at Manchester, Elmer Wolfe and Uniontown elementaries
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By John Dorsey | October 12, 1995
Is it violence or graceful movement? Is it landscape or swirling fabric? Is it something solid or something liquid that we see in the color woodcuts of Phillia Yi? Those are some of the contrasts and contradictions suggested by the works of this artist, whose images also reflect the experience of a Korean woman living in America. They are on view through Oct. 20 at Towson State University.At the Asian Arts Gallery in the Fine Arts building at Towson State University. Hours are 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 2 to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays.
NEWS
September 6, 1996
Due to incomplete information provided by Towson State University, an article in Tuesday's editions incorrectly listed the number of international students at the school. Including its undergraduate and graduate divisions and English Language Center, the university has 419 international students this semester, compared with 298 in fall 1993.The Sun regrets the errors.Pub Date: 9/06/96
SPORTS
November 19, 1993
Tickets for the Calvert Hall-Loyola Thanksgiving Day football game scheduled for 10 a.m. next Thursday at Towson State University can be purchased at the two schools. Call Calvert Hallat (410) 825-4266 or Loyola at (410) 823-0601.
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By GLENN MCNATT | October 27, 2005
The lowdown -- Contemporary Asian artists are producing some of the most exciting and provocative works of our era. Searching for a Path, the inaugural exhibition at the new Asian Arts Gallery at Towson State University, presents seven contemporary artists working in media ranging from sculpture, drawing and mixed-media to glass and installation. Also, check out The Faculty Show of works by instructors from Towson's art department in the new Center for the Arts Gallery in the same building.
NEWS
January 3, 2005
The Rev. Karen Lynn Badolato, who ran a pregnancy crisis center and a Christian school in Towson for many years, died of cancer Saturday at her home in Salem, Mass. She was 49. Born in Baltimore, Karen Sewell grew up in Towson. She graduated from Towson High School and took business classes at Towson State University before marrying the Rev. Louis Badolato Jr. in 1976. She worked as director of the Hiding Place, a center for pregnant women in crisis, and later became administrator of Rock Church Academy in Towson.
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December 5, 2004
On November 30, 2004 MARIE M. LARSEN (nee Neunsinger) (born March 24, 1908), age 96, passed peacefully. She was a most dedicated artist, mentor, teacher, and friend. Marie was preceded in death by her husband Bror O. Larsen, was the mother to Erik O. Larsen, Mark O. Larsen and Jonathan F. Larsen, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a graduate of Maryland Institute of Art and Columbia University. Marie taught art at Towson State University, public schools, and senior centers. She is remembered by each and every one of her students, friends and family.
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October 31, 2004
On October 27, 2004, JOHN B. NEWMAN, age 83, Professor Emeritus of Physics at Towson State University; formerly of Baltimore, MD. Beloved husband of the late Jeanne Sumner Newman; loving father of Katharine (Mohsen) Zohir, Pixie Newman (Lee Brown) and Jon (Cyndi) Newman; proud grandfather of Michael, Brian, Mark, Tobias, Jesse, Margaux, and Mohamed Services to be held in Baltimore, MD and Lake Forest, IL. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Friends Committee on National Legislation www.fcnl.
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October 22, 2004
On October 18, 2004, PEGGY RUTH BRADY, at Riverview Care Center, after an extended struggle with Huntington's Disease. Peggy was the daughter of the late Edward and Ruth Arnold, sister of Carolyn Block and Susan Church, Aunt of seven nephews. She graduated from Western High School in 1949, and Towson State University in 1991. She was a member of the Brotherhood of Railway Clerks (and its successors) for more then 37 years. Interment at Lakeview Memorial Park was private. If friends desire to honor her memory contributions to the Huntington's Disease Society of America are suggested.
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January 30, 2004
On January 27, 2004; DR. ROBERT O. REYNARD, SR., beloved husband of Joan A. Reynard; step-father of Darlene, Jacqueline, John, Jr., and Mark; father of Cynthia, Sandra and Robert, Jr. Also, survived by 10 step-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren; brother of Donald, Gloria, and Patricia. Dr. Reynard taught for 34 years at the Catonsville Community College and 20 years at Towson State University. Relatives and friends may call at the family owned Ambrose Funeral Home, 1328 Sulphur Spring Road, Arbutus on Friday from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 PM and Saturday 3 to 5:30 PM, where a Funeral Service will follow at 5:30 PM.
NEWS
October 6, 1995
Due to incorrect information supplied to The Sun, a concert at Towson State University to be given by violinist Zoltan Szabo and pianist Reynaldo Reyes was incorrectly listed in yesterday's Live section. The concert will be held Saturday at 8:15 p.m. at the university's Fine Arts Concert Hall.* The Sun regrets the error.
BUSINESS
June 2, 1994
TSU accounting program accreditedTowson State University's accounting program has received full accreditation by the American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business.The accounting program is part of the university's School of Business and Economics. It is the first university in the state to receive the accreditation for accounting.
NEWS
August 22, 2003
Barbara Therese Conroy, a former airline stewardess and kindergarten teacher, died of cancer Aug. 15 at Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care. She was 75. Born and raised Barbara Therese Morrison in Chicago, she went to work as a stewardess for Pan American World Airways and American Airlines in the early 1950s. After her 1954 marriage to Jack Conroy, she moved to Towson. Her husband, a manufacturers' representative in the electronics industry, died in 1992. Mrs. Conroy attended Towson State University in the 1980s and earned a bachelor's degree in psychology.
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