College of Liberal Arts

Marcus Bingenheimer gifting a stupa
Temple professor stores religious text in DNA in interdisciplinary approach
Type: News Story
Thanks to Temple’s Presidential Humanities and Arts grant, a religion professor conducted multidisciplinary research on an ancient Buddhist text.
January 10, 2023
A graphic image of a gun with headliens about gun violence surrounding it.
Understanding American Gun Violence Part 1: The evolution of America’s relationship with firearms
Type: News Story
Experts on gun violence from Temple University share context about America’s gun violence crisis and propose solutions to make the country a safer place.
December 7, 2022
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Understanding American Gun Violence Part 2: How to solve the American gun epidemic
Type: News Story
Experts studying gun violence at Temple University explain how to eradicate the gun violence epidemic.
December 7, 2022
Richard Englert at a podium speaking during a Temple Press event.
New Temple Press book celebrates Philadelphia’s Italian legacy
Type: News Story
The Italian Legacy in Philadelphia: History, Culture, People and Ideas profiles the Italian legacy of Philadelphia and southeastern Pennsylvania.
November 30, 2022
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What is a food truck? A Temple public history research project is finding out
Type: News Story
A Temple University graduate history class is studying food trucks for a digital walking tour project.
November 21, 2022
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Gobblenomics with Temple Professor Michael Bognanno
Type: News Story
Economics Professor Michael Bognanno discusses why despite unprecedented inflation, turkey remains a bargain for this Thanksgiving.
November 11, 2022
Carmen Maria Machado sitting next to Liz Moore
Temple hosts event with award-winning Philadelphia-based author Carmen Maria Machado
Type: News Story
Best-selling and award-winning author Carmen Maria Machado visited Temple for a Q&A during Hispanic Heritage Month.
October 19, 2022
Image of Courtney Kater in a sweater.
Temple student lands prestigious internship at Lambda Legal
Type: News Story
Courtney Kater, a gender, sexuality and women’s studies major, is interning at national nonprofit Lambda Legal.
October 13, 2022
Bryant Simon pictured.
Stalled progress: The history of the bathroom is a lesson in inequality
Type: News Story
Bryant Simon to publish book that looks at the history of the public restroom
September 21, 2022
Graphic art for Hispanic Heritage Month
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage this month with a series of events
Type: News Story
In-person events in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month are being offered by Temple’s campus partners.
September 12, 2022
 Image of Carissa Harris standing in a floral-printed outfit.
‘The Lord of the Rings’ and ‘Game of Thrones’ bring us back to medieval times. But how accurate are they?
Type: News Story
Associate Professor of English Carissa Harris discusses why audiences enjoy medieval-like series such as The Lord of the Rings and Game of Thrones.
September 8, 2022
 Image of Jennifer Pollitt in a blue shirt.
Let’s talk about sex: Temple launches first-of-its-kind undergraduate sexuality education class
Type: News Story
A sexuality education course for undergraduate students is now available at Temple, a first for Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies programs.
August 18, 2022
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Temple alumna joins the most diverse Rome Prize cohort yet
Type: News Story
Alumna Monica Rhodes is among the most diverse group of Rome Prize winners in the American Academy in Rome’s history.
July 21, 2022
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The Temple alumnus bringing history to life at the Museum of the American Revolution
Type: News Story
Temple alumnus Michael Idriss serves as the African American Interpretive Fellow at Philadelphia’s Museum of the American Revolution.
July 5, 2022
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Temple experts remain committed to anti-racism work ahead of Juneteenth 2022
Type: News Story
Temple faculty members Timothy Welbeck and Gregory Urwin discuss the impact that recent events have had on the topic of race in their fields.
June 15, 2022
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New General Education course to focus on AAPI identity and experiences
Type: News Story
A new General Education course starting in spring 2023 in the College of Liberal Arts will concentrate on AAPI studies.
May 24, 2022
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Temple thought leaders lend their voices to national conversation surrounding Roe v. Wade
Type: News Story
Temple faculty completed nearly 20 media interviews this week discussing the ramifications of overturning Roe v. Wade
May 4, 2022
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First Rome Entry Year Program students to graduate from Temple
Type: News Story
Commencement 2022 includes the first Rome Entry Year Program students graduating from Temple.
May 3, 2022
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Temple Made for … McKinsey
Type: News Story
Alvira Bonsu, Class of 2022, will work at McKinsey & Company to help make a positive social impact.
April 20, 2022
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Meet 5 Temple professors who teach and research gender, sexuality and women’s studies
Type: News Story
Here are five professors at Temple who teach courses and conduct research on gender, sexuality and women’s studies.
April 20, 2022
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Thriving alumni businesses succeeded after finding support at Temple
Type: News Story
Two successful alumni discuss the ways Temple supported their ventures.
March 25, 2022
How would a paid maternity leave policy benefit families?
Type: News Story
A paid family leave policy would benefit not just birthing mothers and their children, but fathers and adoptive parents.
March 22, 2022
Graphic illustrates how gun violence increased in Philadelphia during the pandemic.
Connecting the dots between gun violence and drug markets
Type: News Story
A new study offers insights into what drives gun violence around Philadelphia.
February 25, 2022
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The recently launched Sonkin-Weisman Scholars Program is a top College of Liberal Arts recruitment tool
Type: News Story
The four-year scholarship offers a suite of funded experiential learning experiences.
February 9, 2022
CLA alumnus and activist named a 2022 Marshall Scholar
Type: News Story
Osimiri Sprowal is one of only 41 students chosen for the scholarship this year.
January 28, 2022

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