College of Liberal Arts

Jennifer Pollitt standing in front of a concrete building, wearing a white t-shirt.
Why aromantic and asexual people belong in LGBTQIA+ community
Type: News Story
Professor of gender, sex and sexuality discusses the positive impact aromantics and asexuals make on the LGBTQIA+ community.
July 6, 2021
Michelle Wu wearing a white shirt and smiling outside of a building.
Justice Through Art gives students a creative outlet
Type: News Story
Justice Through Art, a social justice-themed competition, provided a platform for students’ self-expression.
June 22, 2021
Temple alumna Adjoa B. Asamoah
Championing racial equity at Temple and beyond
Type: News Story
The national advisor for Black engagement for the Biden-Harris campaign, Adjoa B. Asamoah is also the social impact strategist for the CROWN Act.
June 11, 2021
Hall sitting on a railing, kicking out her legs and grinning.
One student empowers others after her disrupted study abroad experience
Type: News Story
Jennifer Hall instills a passion for studying abroad in other students of color.
May 5, 2021
The alumni owl on Main Campus.
How one Owl went from mentee to employee
Type: News Story
The Political Science Department is working to connect students and alumni with career support amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 4, 2021
The Philadelphia skyline
Owls join forces to tell the story of Philly’s famed Elfreth’s Alley
Type: News Story
A Temple Made podcast spotlights the lesser told stories of the city’s history.
April 26, 2021
Temple University professor Jamie Fader
How being labeled as a superpredator has impacted a generation of Black and Hispanic men
Type: News Story
Temple Criminal Justice Professor Jamie Fader examined the fallout from the superpredator label.
April 20, 2021
Image of Paige Hill outside of College of Liberal Arts at Temple
Two BIPOC Owls accepted to Ivy League schools
Type: News Story
Distinguished students blaze the trail to prestigious PhD programs.
April 14, 2021
Temple University professor Nguyễn Thị Điểu in Vietnam.
Attacks on the Asian American community are tied to a history of racism and prejudice
Type: News Story
Nguyễn Thị Điểu, an associate professor of history, explains how anti-Asian violence is rooted in a history of prejudice.
April 13, 2021
Judith A. Levine, professor at Temple University and the director of the Public Policy Lab.
Why are women still earning less than men?
Type: News Story
Judith A. Levine, associate professor sociology, explains why women are disproportionately affected by poverty.
March 17, 2021
Alex Voisine standing in front of a cityscape.
Introducing Temple’s first Gates Cambridge Scholarship winner
Type: News Story
A recent College of Liberal Arts graduate makes university history with this selective award.
February 17, 2021
Temple University graduate Amanda Morrison received a Blackstone Launchpad & Techstars Fellowship.
Two Temple Owls receive $5K fellowships for their startups
Type: News Story
Two students, whose respective businesses are focused on creating positive change in the world, receive Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars Fellowship.
February 10, 2021
The US flag flying against the Philadelphia skyline.
Members of Temple’s community celebrate Kamala Harris’ historic win
Type: News Story
Temple students, faculty and staff share their thoughts on Kamala Harris’ election victory.
January 19, 2021
Nyron Crawford, professor of political science at Temple University.
The impact of Black athlete activism
Type: News Story
A Temple professor expands our understanding of the impact of Black athlete activism on Black public opinion and political action.
December 16, 2020
Author and Temple Professor Laura Levitt stands on the front porch of her home.
CLA professor’s new book, ‘The Objects That Remain,’ explores life after loss
Type: News Story
Temple’s Laura Levitt examines how the objects associated with violent crimes can inform our understanding of trauma.
December 9, 2020
cat sleeping on a laptop
Five hacks for fighting Zoom fatigue
Type: News Story
Check out these tips for combating Zoom fatigue from Professor of Psychology Jason Chein.
November 20, 2020
Delila Matara
MCCC’s youngest 2020 graduate comes to Temple
Type: News Story
At 18 years old, Temple’s Delila Matara already has an associate’s degree—and now she’s eyeing a bachelor’s.
November 18, 2020
Michael Usino and Kate Christensen
Hoot cute: A couple’s love is Temple Made
Type: News Story
After meeting as co-workers, two Owls plan a lifetime together.
November 16, 2020
Nelson Henry Jr. holding his honorable discharge certificate.
A WWII veteran’s fight to receive an honorable discharge
Type: News Story
Nelson Henry Jr. was given a discriminatory “blue discharge” because he was African American.
November 9, 2020
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Sances
Issues of racial injustice have helped shape the 2020 presidential election
Type: News Story
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Sances discusses how issues of racial injustice have influenced the campaigns.
October 14, 2020
Scott Blender on campus
First-year student co-founds COVID-19 data visualization company
Type: News Story
COVID-19 is not slowing down Temple’s startup scene.
October 7, 2020
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

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