College of Liberal Arts

Competitive approach to learning goes beyond fun and games
Type: News Story
Gamification — using gaming elements, mechanics and frameworks in non-game contexts — is thriving at Temple, with efforts underway at the university, college and departmental level. Management Information Systems and Intellectual Heritage faculty who use the approach to promote engagement and learning in their courses have seen positive results.
March 11, 2013
Senior horticulture major finds beauty in the macabre
Type: News Story
In the eight years that he has been showing his plants at the Philadelphia Flower Show, Temple Ambler Horticulture student Brandon Huber has garnered more than 250 ribbons. His extensive and diverse collection of exotic plants includes a hanging begonia, a climbing onion, a variegated ivy and a “corpse plant," which gives of a stench of rotting meat when in full bloom.
March 10, 2013
Temple professor adds Twitter to reading list
Type: In the Media
March 5, 2013
Gov. Tom Corbett gets a big boost from a Democratic donor
Type: In the Media
February 25, 2013
The qualities the next pope will need
Type: In the Media
February 25, 2013
Temple professor to his students in class: Please tweet
Type: In the Media
February 26, 2013
Praise the effort, not the child, Temple psychologist says
Type: In the Media
February 17, 2013
Obama's early education proposal
Type: In the Media
February 20, 2013
Renowned poet, author Ishmael Reed to read from his works
Type: News Story
In honor of the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation and the 50th anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s March on Washington, Temple's English Department is hosting a reading by poet, essayist, playwright and novelist Ishmael Reed.
February 21, 2013
At Temple, Twitter’s different role in the classroom
Type: In the Media
February 20, 2013
In some classes, smartphones are viewed as aid, not barrier, to learning
Type: News Story
Professors teaching Temple's "Mosaic" Intellectual Heritage courses are testing a variety of ways to increase student inclusion and participation, including one in which students are encouraged to use their smartphones to tweet during and after classroom discussions.
February 20, 2013
Temple historian on the history of dating
Type: In the Media
February 8, 2013
Study examines deterrent effect of urban greening on crime
Type: News Story
A study led by Temple undergraduate student Mary Wolfe and Department of Geography and Urban Studies Associate Professor Jeremy Mennis found that well-maintained vegetation lowered the rates of certain types of crime in urban neighborhoods.
April 4, 2014
Exhibit of Indian miniature paintings represents 12 years of collaboration
Type: News Story
A 12-year collaboration between Associate Professor of Anthropology Jhala Jayasinhji, Temple anthropology students and private artists has grown into a full-fledged Indian study abroad experience and led to a new type of contemporary painting that marries digital techniques with traditional Indian styles.
February 6, 2013
Are Facebook profiles like highlight reels?
Type: In the Media
February 1, 2013
Bones of Richard III found
Type: In the Media
February 5, 2013
Scholars highlight work of anti-lynching activist
Type: In the Media
February 4, 2013
Nation Marks 150th Anniversary Of 13th Amendment
Type: In the Media
January 31, 2013

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