College of Liberal Arts

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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
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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
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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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$1.3 million grant awarded for construction of Center for Anti-racism Research
Type: News Story
State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, KLN ’12, awards $1.3 million grant for the construction of the university’s new Center for Anti-racism Research.
January 26, 2022
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Temple PhD students receive prestigious F31 research grants
Type: News Story
Doctoral students begin their Ruth L. Kirschstein National Institutes of Health research fellowships.
January 10, 2022
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Honors Program appoints new leadership positions
Type: News Story
Amanda Neuber will become the new director of the Honors Program.
January 6, 2022
Gregory Urwin is shown taking part in the annual battlefield staff ride for Temples' Army ROTC program.
The battle of Yorktown: Historic victory or tragic memory?
Type: News Story
College Liberal Arts faculty member Gregory Urwin uncovers the true history behind the Battle of Yorktown.
January 3, 2022
The moon shining above the Bell Tower on Main Campus.
An in-depth look at the race to space
Type: News Story
Temple experts dive into the ramifications of the billionaire race to space.
December 16, 2021
Temple University professor Ifetayo Flannery
Meet Temple’s new associate professors in the Department of Africology and African American Studies
Type: News Story
Ifetayo Flannery, Kimani Nehusi, Reynaldo Anderson and Nah Dove bring their expertise to the Department of Africology and African American Studies.
December 14, 2021
Temple University alumnus and MacArthur 'genius grant' winner Ibram X. Kendi.
MacArthur ‘genius grant’ winner Ibram X. Kendi shares how his time at Temple helped shape him
Type: News Story
A conversation with the bestselling author of "How to Be an Antiracist."
December 14, 2021
Students participate in a candlelight vigil on Main Campus.
Temple remembers the lives of five Owls with a candlelight vigil
Type: News Story
Students Samuel Collington, Katherine Keleman, Matthew Melendez, James Peterman and April Rochester passed away during the semester.
December 8, 2021

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