College News

This is our life’s work—and we’re working to share our life’s next chapter with you. Temple College of Liberal Arts students, alumni and faculty are forging new paths every day in dozens of exciting disciplines, and we want you to know about them! Read about their discoveries, accomplishments and events here and please contact us if you have a story you think we should tell. From Africology to Criminal Justice, from Psychology to Spanish, the College teaches its students how to see the world from new perspectives and make a meaningful impact in their chosen field. Follow their adventures here and see where their journeys lead them next.

photo of don wargo and Anand Giridharadas on stage talking to audience

Political Analyst and author Anand Giridharadas recently visited the College of Liberal Arts as a guest of the Economics and Global Studies departments. In front of a packed auditorium, he argued for students to push for systemic changes rather than relying on the wealthy and corporations to fix the world for them.

Economics, Global Studies

photo of pamela jackson pointing out to the scenic badlands

A geography and urban studies major and Africology and African-American studies minor, Jackson came to CLA as a transfer student. She’s made the most of her time here, connecting the lessons from her major and minor and interning in a field research role for the National Science Foundation.

Africology and African American Studies, Geography and Urban Studies

photo of ice caps melting

The Department of Geography and Urban Studies recently held a panel to discuss the implications of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s October report, which is an update to 2016’s Paris Climate Agreement.

Environmental Studies, Geography and Urban Studies

photo of Eli Valley presenting to audience

Comic artist and writer Eli Valley was a recent guest of CLA’s Feinstein Center for American Jewish History. While on campus, he shared his Diaspora Boy comics with students and discussed his criticism of Zionist views of diaspora Jews.

History, Jewish Studies

photo of Steven Romalewski presenting to audience at GIS day

Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts celebrated GIS Day 2018 with a host of talks and a workshop. At the center of the forum, was a keynote talk about how GIS technology is helping the U.S. Census Bureau ensure an accurate count in 2020.

Environmental Studies, Geographic Information Systems, Geography and Urban Studies

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