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.

image of GUS alumni sustainability panel

A panel of four CLA graduates from the last five years gathered with current students last week to answer questions about how to navigate the job hunt after college, how to prepare for their future careers and how to ensure those careers have an impact on sustainability.

Environmental Studies, Geographic Information Systems, Geography and Urban Studies

photo reproduction of painting by Tanner (1899)

Religion Associate Professor Nyasha Junior and Professor Mark Leuchter recently contributed to the creation of Jesus: His Life, a History Channel miniseries reflecting on how Jesus was viewed by those who knew him best.


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.

Anthropology, Criminal Justice, Economics, English, Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies, Geography and Urban Studies, German, History, Neuroscience, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

photo of award winner Nora Newcombe

In recognition of her research accomplishments in the field of experimental psychology, Nora Newcombe has been awarded the 2019 Howard Crosby Warren Medal!


The College of Liberal Arts’ Spring 2019 Leonard and Helena Mazur Alumni Networking Event brought together current students with CLA alumni to teach them how they can leverage their liberal arts educations to succeed in the business world.

Political Science, Spanish