Global Studies News

We are all global citizens, with economics, society, language, media and more being shared and shifted the world over. Here you can learn more about the lives of the students, faculty and alumni who’ve dedicated their time at Temple University to the pursuit of exploring those connections through our Global Studies program. And if you have an idea for a story of your own you think we should tell, let us know! Global Studies students are challenged by the faculty to think about big-picture international issues, to experience new cultures and to learn new languages. The academic research and study produced brings new ideas that are applicable outside the classroom to make advancements on the world stage.

Image of Professor Ralph Young giving his Teach In lecture

President Trump has governed in ways that seem unlike any of his predecessors. A College of Liberal Arts panel explored how this affecting the U.S.’s relationships with other nations.

Dr. Montrul and Dr. Potowski giving their speeches at the Language, Linguistics and Life Conference

Speakers at the Graduate Students of Language at Temple’s Language, Linguistics and Life Conference argue why schools should do more to support heritage languages.

Muslim woman speaking to the crowd of people

What does Islam have to do with rapping? The Religion Department shows how the connection is stronger than you might think.

Dylan Arturo

Like many incoming freshmen, Dylan was unsure where he wanted life to take him. Temple gave him the opportunity to figure it out.

study abroad students

Each semester, Temple University’s Education Abroad office selects student bloggers to write about their experiences during their time traveling the world. This semester, five College of Liberal Arts students were chosen to document their lives across seas.