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Geography Awareness Week

Sunday, November 15, marks the beginning of Geography Awareness Week, a week dedicated to promoting the importance of geography in the United States. The event was begun in 1987 by presidential proclamation and is held annually during the third week of November. The National Geographic

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Towson University, The Crossroads School, and GIS Day

Last Thursday, the first hour of WYPR’s Midday with Dan Rodricks program explored the question–How Do Innovations in Technology Affect Education?.  If you listened to the program, you heard Dr. Todd Kenreich, Associate Professor and Graduate Director in the Department of Secondary Education at Towson

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Three Scary Words

Halloween, the season for scaring is upon us.  So if you really want to frighten those co-workers, don’t send a freaky e-mail with some screaming face jumping out, just mention “Standard Operating Procedures” better known as “SOPs”.     SOPs are merely a documented account of a

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What is an Entrepreneur?

The term entrepreneur comes from the French word, entrependre, which means “to undertake,” and this is precisely the basic principle of entrepreneurship.  An entrepreneur is one who has a vision of an opportunity and takes the initiative to capitalize on it.  In simple terms, he

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Working to Improve the Commuter Experience

On a good traffic day it takes me only about 40 minutes each way to commute from home to office. On a bad day, well, lets just say I’m happy to have my MP3 player plugged into my car’s stereo system. Responding to increasing concern