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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.
September 11, 2014
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.
August 18, 2014
Lindback winner Denise Salerno looks for “light-bulb” moment
This Faculty Focus features Denise Salerno, professor of clinical pediatrics in the School of Medicine.
August 4, 2014
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.
Great Teacher Jennifer Ibrahim honored to be in the classroom
Jennifer K. Ibrahim, associate professor of public health in the College of Health Professions and Social Work, is the recipient of Temple’s Great Teacher Award for the 2013–2014 academic year. As director of graduate studies in the Department of Public Health, she demonstrates how to balance good teaching with research and service to the university and community.
President Theobald teaches—and learns from—Temple’s students
The 22 students in President Neil D. Theobald’s yearlong freshman seminar, “Organizational Change at Temple University,” are divided into groups that are each developing a plan to address an issue on campus, such as student health, dining services and resources for commuter students.
Ten faculty members honored at Faculty Awards Luncheon
Today, 10 exemplary faculty members will be celebrated for their achievements in teaching, research and creativity at Temple University’s Faculty Awards Luncheon on Main Campus.