College of Liberal Arts

A screenshot of issue 4 of REFINE magazine.
Inside REFINE, a magazine written for and by Temple women
Type: News Story
The magazine won best student magazine at the Society of Professional Journalists’ student awards.
September 2, 2020
A portrait of Molefi Kete Asante
Racial injustice has been fuelled by centuries of prejudiced hierarchies
Type: News Story
Molefi Kete Asante, chair of Africology and African American Studies, looks at the historical context of the George Floyd protests.
July 23, 2020
Tara Tripp
National protests emphasize need for criminal justice reform
Type: News Story
Temple professor talks about the need for criminal justice reform in the U.S., highlighting the value of well-funded reentry programs.
July 23, 2020
children playing with blocks
How parents can fight the ‘COVID slump’
Type: News Story
Temple professor redefines the “summer slump” for a school year struck by COVID-19.
July 2, 2020
A Temple student plays esports.
Sheltering in place boosts popularity of simulation games
Type: News Story
Games like "Animal Crossing" give players a respite from life under lockdown.
June 9, 2020
Sleep in the age of COVID-19
Type: News Story
A Temple sleep expert discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic might trigger vivid dreams and irregular sleep schedules.
May 14, 2020
American flag against Philadelphia skyline
COVID-19-related study led by Temple researcher earns nod from NIH
Type: News Story
The international survey-based research delves deeper into taste- and smell-related symptoms.
May 1, 2020
A student reading outside Temple's Charles Library
What to read for Women’s History Month
Type: News Story
English and writing professor Amy L. Friedman shares her recommended reading list for Women’s History Month.
March 23, 2020
Temple University professor Timothy Welbeck in conversation with Wyclef Jean
What to read, watch and see for Black History Month
Type: News Story
Africology and African American Studies lecturer Timothy Welbeck shares his recommended reading and viewing list.
January 29, 2020
Liz Moore with ABC's Amy Robach
Professor’s novel garners national media acclaim
Type: News Story
Liz Moore’s ‘Long Bright River’ has hit the New York Times bestsellers list and been highlighted on Good Morning America.
January 23, 2020
Joyce K. Salzberg
$1M gift from alumna will name center in College of Liberal Arts
Type: News Story
The Joyce K. Salzberg Center for Professional Development will support liberal arts’ students in their future careers.
November 20, 2019
rendering of CLA construction project
CLA construction project closes part of Polett Walk through 2020
Type: News Story
The yearlong project will reinvent Anderson and Gladfelter halls and close Polett between 11th and 12th streets to foot traffic during construction.
August 13, 2019
2019 graduate Ashton Dunkley
From the track to a doctoral program, Temple senior is running her own race
Type: News Story
After graduation, Ashton Dunkley will research Native American history through the University of Minnesota’s doctoral program in American studies.
May 6, 2019
Annette Cruz and Thatyana Morales
Mom, daughter face cancer, conquer degrees together
Type: News Story
Metastatic breast cancer was no match for 2019 graduate Annette Cruz’s determination—she’ll earn a degree alongside her daughter this month.
May 3, 2019
Megan Maxwell on campus
Megan Maxwell, a graduating senior, becomes Temple’s first Carnegie Endowment junior fellow
Type: News Story
A Temple University student is one of 12 to 14 graduating seniors nationally to earn a prestigious Gaither Junior Fellowship at the Carnegie Endowment.
March 18, 2019
researchers Marisol Tellez Merchán and Richard Heimberg
Temple attains $2.59 million grant to combat dental anxiety
Type: News Story
A collaboration between Temple University's dentistry and psychology researchers is showing promising results in the battle against dental anxiety.
October 1, 2018
Lisa Grunberger standing on stage
English professor prepares play for Fringe Festival
Type: News Story
Associate Professor Lisa Grunberger’s play brings levity to the serious subject of infertility.
September 3, 2018
If you’ve visited City Hall, or just passed by it in the last couple weeks, maybe you noticed a colorful neighbor to our nation’s flag—the rainbow flag.   It’s been a symbol of pride and unity for the LGBTQIA+ community since 1978 (it’s a little different in Philadelphia as of last year—more on that later) and the flag is raised at City Hall every June to celebrate Pride Month.   Temple Now talked with Associate Professor of English and Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Studies Brad Windhauser to dig d
The idea of Pride is thought to have started in Philadelphia, says professor
Type: News Story
Associate Professor Brad Windhauser discusses Philadelphia’s LGBTQIA+ history in celebration of Pride Month.
June 26, 2018
the Temple University Brain Research and Imaging Center’s 3-Tesla Siemens MAGNETOM Prisma MRI scanner
Cutting-edge neuroscience and imaging facility opens at Temple
Type: News Story
The new Temple University Brain Research and Imaging Center offers a centralized location, state-of-the-art equipment and a comprehensive research team.
May 4, 2018
Stained glass on Temple's campus
Temple professors win coveted Guggenheim Fellowships
Type: News Story
Two Temple professors, Jeremy Schipper and Mark Franko, recently won Guggenheim Fellowships to pursue academic research.
April 24, 2018
Chera Kowalski, a Temple graduate, inside McPherson Square Library.
Alumna leads charge to prevent overdose deaths at library
Type: News Story
Chera Kowalski, CLA ’07, a librarian at McPherson Square Library, is making headlines for helping fight the heroin epidemic.
July 3, 2017
Labor economist Douglas Webber
Research shows economic value of a college degree
Type: News Story
Meet Temple labor economist Douglas Webber, whose pioneering recent research sheds light on the economic value of a college degree.
June 9, 2017
‘Soar Time’: Behind the scenes
Type: News Story
Find out more about how Assistant Professor Aaron Smith’s graduation hip-hop video came to life.
May 4, 2017
Nahla Ward standing and smiling on Temple's campus
For this Temple senior, the next step is a leap
Type: News Story
Ward has an impressive resume that has given her confidence to pursue work in entertainment.
May 3, 2017
A cap bejeweled with a Temple “T.”
Highest education
Type: News Story
Four Temple alumni have each earned five degrees from the university, the most of 317,000 alumni worldwide.
May 4, 2017

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