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.

The Center for the Humanities at Temple University (CHAT) is hosting a Climate Speaker Series this semester.


photo of Nisha Parekh at National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Nisha Parekh, CLA ’06, is the Campus Recruitment Team Lead for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. On February 5, she’ll be back on campus for some recruiting events, and she hopes to see liberal arts students show up with open minds and plenty of questions.

Criminal Justice, Psychology

photo of Jasmine Lamb with Governor Wolf

Second-year master of public policy student Jasmine Lamb offers some quick advice for students hoping to land a competitive internship like the one Lamb worked at in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives during summer 2019.

Public Policy

photo of Jillian Eller posing by scenic landscape

Jillian Eller, CLA ’18, will be visiting campus January 30 as part of the National Service Meet and Greet event to discuss the benefits of students enrolling in a year of service following graduation. Here’s why Eller is enjoying her year of service and recommends it to other students.

Environmental Studies, Geographic Information Systems, Geography and Urban Studies

photo of author Liz Moore and Good Morning America's Amy Robach

English and Creative Writing Associate Professor Liz Moore’s Long Bright River is a thrilling novel that explores a sibling relationship set against the Philadelphia opioid crisis, and critics have taken notice, hailing it as one of the most-anticipated novels of 2020.

Creative Writing, English, First Year Writing Program