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 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

The Political Science department recently welcomed Philadelphia District District Attorney Larry Krasner, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Prison Society Claire Shubik-Richards and criminal justice reform advocate Tyrone Werts to engage College of Liberal Arts students on the criminal justice system.

Political Science

The College of Liberal Arts’ Criminal Justice program welcomed Georgetown University law professor Paul Butler on campus to discuss mass incarceration as the annual John S. Goldkamp featured speaker.

Criminal Justice