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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
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

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