College of Liberal Arts

Lauren Ross leaning against a building
Global studies alum becomes Temple’s first Payne Fellow
Type: News Story
Lauren Ross, CLA '23, is Temple’s first Payne fellow. This program will prepare her for a career in foreign service.
May 6, 2024
Image of Sera Park holding a sign reading #TempleMade for art conservation.
Tyler senior is ready for a career in art conservation
Type: News Story
After graduation, Temple senior Sera Park will head off to an art conservation internship at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
April 24, 2024
Temple Made for leadership
Type: News Story
Former Student Government President Gianni Quattrocchi learned political trailblazing while studying and interning at Temple.
April 23, 2024
Temple professors who designed the curricula include Alexandra (Alix) Davatzes, Amelia Duffy-Tumasz, Rob Jennings, and Hamil Pearsall.
Temple University launches two innovative sustainability programs to help students tackle pressing global issues
Type: News Story
Faculty in the Colleges of Liberal Arts and Science and Technology will prepare students for impactful careers in sustainability.
April 18, 2024
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Student activist Ray Epstein receives prestigious 2024 Truman Scholarship
Type: News Story
Student activist Ray Epstein receives prestigious 2024 Truman Scholarship.
April 12, 2024
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Introducing Temple’s ‘Sesame Street’ scholar
Type: News Story
A Temple PhD student has spent the last several years studying Sesame Street.
April 10, 2024
The stage from a previous WrestleMania event.
As WrestleMania comes to Philly, how does the economy stand to benefit?
Type: News Story
Temple faculty member discusses the economic impact of WrestleMania.
April 3, 2024
Johanna Jarcho at the Temple University Brain Research and Imaging Center
Swipe left or right: New study examines social anxiety in adolescents
Type: News Story
Johanna Jarcho and her team have been awarded over $3.7 million from the National Institute of Mental Health to study social anxiety in adolescents.
February 28, 2024
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At an R1 institution, Temple undergrads lead innovative research
Type: News Story
Temple students are working with top-quality faculty members and gaining valuable research experience as undergraduates.
February 21, 2024
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What makes the Super Bowl so super?
Type: News Story
Temple faculty members Jennifer Freeman and Bryant Simon discuss why the Super Bowl continues to be so super year after year.
February 6, 2024
Dustin Kidd pictured.
Looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Temple professor cautions against using LinkedIn
Type: News Story
Temple professor Dustin Kidd discusses how LinkedIn has emerged as a popular dating app.
January 29, 2024
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Temple stars shine bright at film and television awards
Type: News Story
Alumni claimed Emmy Award, Golden Globe and Oscar nominations in another successful award season.
January 24, 2024
Image of a child playing with robot toys.
Not child’s play: Potential risks of smart toys explained
Type: News Story
Two Temple professors warn of the potential hidden dangers that come with smart toys.
November 30, 2023
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Why you won't want to miss Philly's historic November election
Type: News Story
In November's election, voters won't merely fulfill their civic duty; they'll shape Philadelphia's future.
November 1, 2023
Lila Corwin Berman and Rabbi Jill Maderer inside Rodeph Shalom.
Temple partners with neighboring synagogue for citywide dialogue series
Type: News Story
Broad Perspectives sheds light on issues affecting the Jewish community.
October 18, 2023
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What you need to know before watching ‘The Marvels’
Type: News Story
The newest MCU film, out in theaters on Nov. 10, is poised to break barriers and promote diversity in Hollywood.
September 14, 2023
Image of Beury Beach in the Fall.
These 11 Temple University violence reduction programs are enhancing safety in Philadelphia
Type: News Story
Temple has focused on studying violence and developing programs that are making Philadelphia a safer place.
September 14, 2023
Banned books lined up vertically
Temple researchers examine patterns of inequality in banned books
Type: News Story
A study of banned books at Temple explores questions of representation.
September 7, 2023
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Barbie’s world: Why the story and marketing of ‘Barbie’ matters
Type: News Story
Temple faculty experts analyze Barbie’s cultural significance.
July 19, 2023
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Who was Oppenheimer? What to know about Christopher Nolan’s new film
Type: News Story
Temple professors Alan McPherson and Bernd Surrow discuss the mysterious subject of Christopher Nolan’s newest film, "Oppenheimer."
July 14, 2023
Grandparents, parents and their young children stand around the kitchen smiling and embracing.
Acclaimed Temple psychologist’s new book explores parenting adult children
Type: News Story
World-renowned Temple University psychology expert released a new book about managing relationships with adult children in their 20s and 30s.
July 13, 2023
Philadelphia landmarks in rainbow colors
What to read and watch to celebrate LGBTQIA+ culture and communities
Type: News Story
Check out these works celebrating LGBTQIA+ culture and communities recommended by Professor Brad Windhauser.
June 21, 2023
Kathy Hirsh-Pasek interacting with two young students
Temple’s Kathy Hirsh-Pasek awarded nearly $20 million from the LEGO Foundation
Type: News Story
The grant will support the study of active playful learning in grades K-4.
June 2, 2023
Andrew Ankamah holding a sign that says ending gun violence.
Temple Made for serving his community: Temple senior is on a mission to end gun violence
Type: News Story
Temple senior Andrew Ankamah uses his passion for activism to help reduce gun violence in communities.
May 25, 2023
Julia Mayro holding a sign that says a Fulbright scholar in Spain
From studying abroad to Fulbright scholar: Temple student lands a teaching role in Spain
Type: News Story
Temple senior Julia Mayro heads to Spain to teach English to elementary and high school students. 
May 18, 2023