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.

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Undergrad students can now study public policy at the College of Liberal Arts! It only takes six courses (18 credits) to complete a minor in Public Policy, and you’ll learn how governments, citizens and experts work to overcome society’s biggest challenges.

Political Science, Public Policy

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Today is Giving Tuesday! Every year, the first Tuesday after Thanksgiving is dedicated to people giving back to the organizations, causes and communities they care most about. This year, some of our alumni are sharing their reasons for remembering the College of Liberal Arts on Giving Tuesday.

Just because students are staying home and staying safe doesn’t mean they can’t stay active in the job market. A pair of Political Science majors share their stories about gaining valuable work experience through remote internships.

Political Science

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Contrary to a commonly held belief as old as time, English Majors do have career prospects outside of academia.


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The College of Liberal Arts is proud to announce the creation of the Elmer S. and Anna Lois Miller Undergraduate Field Research Award. Gifted by the late Dr. Miller’s wife and daughters, this award will empower Anthropology students to pursue their intellectual curiosity, just as Dr. Miller spent his life doing.