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Cellist Jeffrey Solow helps students find their own voices
Jeffrey Solow, a cellist and professor of instrumental studies at Temple, brings an abundance of experience in performing, recording, writing and publishing to his role as teacher and mentor.
September 24, 2014
New faculty hires accelerate Temple’s momentum
Temple University’s rise as one of the nation’s premier urban public research universities has taken another leap forward with the arrival of 57 outstanding new tenured and tenure-track faculty members for the 2014-2015 academic year.
September 23, 2014
Temple psychologist redefines adolescence as an 'Age of Opportunity'
In his new book, 'Age of Opportunity,' Psychology Professor Laurence Steinberg challenges the stereotypes regarding adolescence. Drawing on the latest scientific findings on brain development, Steinberg calls adolescence an opportunity to help young people be happier, healthier and more successful.
September 18, 2014
Faculty Focus: Geologist Laura Toran
In this Faculty Focus segment, groundwater geologist Laura Toran uses Temple's new Science Education and Research Center as a living laboratory for both research and teaching.
Long-time Temple employee Grace Keitt retires
Housekeeping Supervisor Grace Keitt is retiring after 47 years at Temple. Watch as she reflects on her time at the university.
Lindback winner Denise Salerno looks for “light-bulb” moment
This Faculty Focus features Denise Salerno, professor of clinical pediatrics in the School of Medicine.
Naveen makes sure her students get a return on their investment
This faculty focus features Lalitha Naveen, associate professor of finance in Temple's Fox School of Business.
Faculty Focus: Laurence Steinberg
In this Faculty Focus segment, psychologist Laurence Steinberg explains the science behind risk taking and decision making during adolescence.
Temple writers alter Philadelphia’s poetry landscape
Temple’s thriving poetry scene spans more than 20 years, and its backbone is the MFA Creative Writing Program.
New genomic institute introduced at research symposium
More than 100 Temple researchers, graduate students and other scientists gathered recently for the Genomics at Temple symposium, an event designed to enhance collaboration among scholars both from the data-generating and computational sides of genome research from across the university.
Leone appointed executive director of Campus Safety Services
Charles J. Leone, a Philadelphia native and two-time Temple alumnus who has served the university in public safety roles since 1985, has been appointed executive director of Campus Safety Services.
Sociology Professor Dustin Kidd pens field guide to popular culture
In his new book, "Pop Culture Freaks: Identity, Mass Media, and Society," Associate Professor of Sociology Dustin Kidd puts his knowledge of popular culture in the spotlight and examines how mass media influences identity.
Faculty Focus: Barbara Wasik
In this Faculty Focus video, Barbara Wasik, professor and PNC Chair of Early Childhood Education, explains how her work with teachers helps children learn words.