A Producing & Directing course with Assistant Professor Kristine Trever Weatherston spurred Michael C. Busza—who double-majored in English and communications—to create, write and direct Temple’s first full-length web sitcom, "one of the guys."
April 17, 2014
For her senior research project in sociology, Brittany Redfern drew on her personal experience as a single mother to shed light on the poorly understood causes for socioeconomic and racial disparities in breast-feeding rates among women in the U.S.
April 15, 2014
Seth Bruggeman, director of Temple’s Center for Public History, is collaborating with the Print Center—an art gallery and education center in Rittenhouse Square—to offer an internship and a full-time job to Mary O’Neill, a graduate student of public history.
April 15, 2014
Temple’s commitment to controlling student debt and increasing financial literacy extends far beyond Main Campus. Thanks to Zahra M. Safa—a student of accounting in the Fox School of Business—lessons in financial literacy have extended to Central America.
Since its inception, the PECO Scholars Program has provided $100,000 to 49 Temple students. This year, it has enabled Jaslyn Johnson, a junior in the College of Science and Technology, to complete her degree after a family tragedy threatened to put her college career on hold.
For the past year and a half, Temple graduate student Stephen P. Peterson, CST ’11, has been examining the presence of lead and other potentially harmful heavy metals in the soil of Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park.
In December, Eric Woolley received word that he was a recipient of the Isadore P. Forman, DPM, Scholarship, established by Lawrence Levine, POD ’71, in the name of his mentor. The award is earmarked for third-year, nontraditional students of podiatric medicine.
In May 2011, Joyce Rasing (Class of 2015) was awarded the SIG (Straw into Gold) Scholarship, endowed by Ronnyjane Goldsmith, CLA ’68, ’70, ’82. That award has provided Rasing with the means to fulfill a passion for helping others that extends far beyond studying political science.
Temple medical students enrich the science experience of seventh- and eighth-graders at nearby Mary McLeod Bethune School in North Philadelphia. Since February 2013, approximately 12 Temple students have been visiting Bethune twice weekly, teaching science lessons to two different classes.
An SMC symposium brought together academics and researchers to discuss the impact digital-media producers have on society and the best ways for students to enter the field.
On March 21, 173 Temple University medical students celebrated Match Day—the day when all fourth-year medical students in the U.S. simultaneously open sealed envelopes and find out what hospitals they “matched” with for their residencies.
Senior journalism student Ali Watkins has broken a major, national news story she believes exposes an example of federal government officials operating under a veil of secrecy. The story details an apparent feud between the CIA and the Senate Intelligence Committee over a congressional report on the CIA’s “secret detention and interrogation program.”
To meet the Philadelphia region's growing demand for biotechnology professionals, the College of Science and Technology at Temple launched a two-year master of science/professional science master’s degree program.