BSU Finance Professor Dr. Granville Sawyer to discuss economy on Radio One/WOL 1450 AM - March 20

March 19, 2009

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Friday, March 20, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. EST 
Dr. Granville Sawyer, professor of Finance and Economics at Bowie State University, will discuss the latest developments regarding the small business community and ways the government could help them stay above water on Friday, March 20 at 1-:30 a.m. 
Recently, President Barack Obama emphasized what has already been done through the Recovery Act: raising the guarantees on SBA loans to 90 percent, eliminating costly fees for borrowers and lenders, and a series of tax cuts for small businesses and tax incentives to encourage investments in small businesses. 
Biz Talk With Josh focuses on the issues, developments and concerns which impact entrepreneurs, small businesses, minority and women owned business and the markets where they operate and grow.  The show broadcasts live on Radio One/WOL 1450 AM in the Washington, DC area and is always available following the live broadcast at
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Bowie State University Celebrates Women’s History Month with Tea Time and book chat - March 30

March 18, 2009

Bowie State University’s First Lady,  LaVera L. Burnim, and the university community will celebrate Women’s History Month with a special Tea Time and book discussion featuring esteemed author Rosa Johnson Butler on March 30 at 3 p.m.
The author will read from a book she coauthored entitled Maya Angelou:  A Glorious Celebration and engage the university community and guests in a discussion about the subject of the book and the authors’ approach to writing it. 
The book is the latest biography on Maya Angelou, chock-full of photographs, snippets of Angelou’s own writings, and it traces her life at home, work and in the public.
The event costs $12 and a paperless ticket can be purchased online at Brown Paper Tickets, or call 301-860-4300.  The wearing of hats and gloves are optional.

Bowie State University’s newspaper students to launch Spectrum Online - a new web-based newspaper

November 24, 2008

onlinepaper.jpg(Bowie, Maryland) - Bowie State University’s newspaper students will launch Spectrum Online, their web-based newspaper next week, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2 p.m. at the Thurgood Marshall Library (Special Collections Room, 2nd floor).
Students will demonstrate interactive features on the site and announce media organizations they have partnered with to increase the newspaper’s outreach to the community.

Guest journalists will discuss the benefits of online newspapers.

5th Annual Scientific Forum features research results on tobacco-related diseases, cancer

February 27, 2008

5th Annual Scientific Forum features research results on tobacco-related diseases, cancer
by Ellen Andrews
Baltimore Times
Originally posted 11/30/2007

Cancer and tobacco-related diseases were the topic of the University of Maryland Statewide Health Network’s (UMSHN) 5th annual Scientific Forum on November 19 at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor hotel.

Cancer and tobacco-related diseases kill more than 400,000 people annually according to the National Institutes of Health. Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine are working to reduce this statistic. The one-day event featured the results of research projects of University of Maryland, Baltimore faculty. These research projects were supported in full or in part by Maryland’s Cigarette Restitution Fund Program (MCRFP) and focused on studies and field outreach work related to prevention, detection and treatment of cancer and other tobacco-related diseases.
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