Staff & Faculty

Raise Your Hand: Questions for a Temple professor
Physics Professor Marjatta Lyyra loves to explore. From riding bikes as a kid in Finland to sailing with her family to her work in her lab at Temple, she is always up for a challenge.
October 22, 2014
Boyer professor showcases dance technique before international audience
Temple University Professor Kun-Yang showcased his dance technique in front of an international audience at a contemporary dance festival in Germany.
October 22, 2014
SERC professor works to preserve Haitian biodiversity
In a cryobank located at Temple’s new Science Education and Research Center, Temple biologist S. Blair Hedges works to preserve Haiti’s biodiversity.
October 20, 2014
Ellen Weber joins Fox as head of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute
Ellen Weber has joined Temple University’s Fox School of Business as executive director of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute and assistant professor in the Strategic Management Department.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.