Temple University Ambler Campus

Center City park rededication honors late Temple professor John F. Collins
Type: News Story
Philadelphia's Center City District recently rededicated Chestnut Park as John F. Collins Park in honor of the internationally recognized landscape architect and founding chairman of Temple’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture. Collins, who died in August, spent decades designing and significantly adding to Philadelphia’s greenways.
January 19, 2012
Ambler marks 100 years with new book and artifacts
Type: News Story
Temple Ambler will host a book signing and launch party for the book, "A Century of Cultivation 1911 to 2011: 100 Years from the Pennsylvania School of Horticulture for Women to Temple University Ambler," which offers an in-dept look at the history of the college.
December 7, 2011
Interactive play develops kids' spatial skills
Type: News Story
In a recent study published in Mind, Brain and Education, researchers at Temple's Infant Lab found there are benefits to playing with that old toy classic — blocks. The researchers found that when playing with blocks under interactive conditions, children hear the kind of language that helps them think about space, such as "over," "around" and "through."
November 1, 2011
Young Harry Potter fans flock to Temple Ambler for Quidditch and other camp fun
Type: News Story
Held July 5 through 8 at the Ambler Campus, the camp hosted a full slate of young wizards and witches ready to put on the sorting hat and join House Gryffindor, Ravenclaw, Hufflepuff or Slytherin.
July 13, 2011
Hard work pays giant dividends for horticulture student
Type: News Story
Temple University Ambler horticulture student Brandon Huber poses with the two 600-plus pound pumpkins he raised from seed. The gourds are a star attraction at the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's Meadowbrook Farms in Abington Township.
October 7, 2010