Anthropology News

From the Middle-East to the Indian Subcontinent to the Delaware Valley, anthropology presents students with an opportunity to uncover exciting findings around the world. The Earth is a diverse place, and Temple University Anthropology students learn to connect with its various peoples, linguistics and geographies to better understand this world. And if you want to understand what it’s like being a Temple Anthropology student, you’ve come to the right place. Whether you’re hoping to learn more about our faculty’s fieldwork, our students’ globetrotting or our alumni’s post-graduation success, you’ll find it all right here. Read their stories below and please contact us if you have an American Studies story of your own you think we should tell.

image of three CLA ambassadors

The College of Liberal Arts’ Student Ambassador Program, in conjunction with the college’s Enrollment office, recently held a book drive for North Philadelphia kids at Tree House Books. Thanks to the generosity of students and their friends and family, the drive far surpassed its donation goal.

photo of Autumn Lukomnski-La Police

Former anthropology major Autumn Lukomnski-La Police, CLA ’19, came to Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts as a transfer student and studied abroad while here. Now she’s back on campus every week as part of her job with The Food Trust.

photo of Lauren Ruhnke in India

Lauren Ruhnke, CLA ’17, is currently on her second but certainly not her last trip to India. She studied abroad there as an undergrad, has returned as a grad student on a scholarship and will visit several more times to work on her dissertation.

photo of two students with faculty member holding their awards

The College of Liberal Arts was proud to present undergraduate student and faculty member duos with the 2019 awards, which pay students to gain research experience, a skill that’s crucial to their career development.

photo of professor Nasser Al-Jahwari presenting at CHAT

Sultan Qaboos University Associate Professor Nasser Al-Jahwari’s presentation at CLA’s Center for the Humanities at Temple showed students his team’s incredible finds from the Oman Peninsula during the Bronze Age.

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