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.

Each semester, the College of Liberal Arts sends students to Washington D.C. where they work in full-time, credited internships in the world of politics or public policy while earning full-time credits as students. Find out what some of their experiences were like in spring 2019.

Criminal Justice, Political Science

photo of alumni Robert Berry presenting to audience

Robert Berry, CLA ’08, was recently awarded the 2019 Temple University Distinguished Alumni Award. In a speech on campus last week, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Federal Officer pleaded with students to do whatever they could to support humanitarian aid for refugees.

Asian Studies, Religion

This week, the College of Liberal Arts honored its 2019 Teaching Awards winners while wishing a fond farewell to this year’s retiring faculty members.

Criminal Justice, English, First Year Writing Program, Religion, Spanish

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.