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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The College of Liberal Arts’ Student Ambassador Program, in conjunction with the college’s Enrollment office, recently held a book drive for North Philadelphia kids at Tree House Books. Thanks to the generosity of students and their friends and family, the drive far surpassed its donation goal.

Anthropology, Philosophy, Political Science

Photo of guest lecturer Jennifer Lawless presenting to audience

The Political Science Department’s 2019 Featherman Lecture welcomed. Jennifer Lawless to campus to speak with students about women running for political office. The former congressional candidate and University of Virginia professor explained that more women don’t run because of a perception gap.

Political Science

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Find your polling place, see what’s on your ballot and learn why America votes on a Tuesday in November and why your vote is so important.

History

Each summer, the College of Liberal Arts’ Intellectual Heritage program takes its core text seminar abroad, giving dozens of students a mind and horizon-opening learning experience that lasts with them long after the monthlong trip ends. 

Intellectual Heritage

illustration of astral spirit floating out of a woman's body

Tonight, Oct. 30, at 6 p.m. in Weiss Hall Basement Room 035, Psychology Assistant Professor of Instruction David Waxler will hold his seventh annual Halloween talk. Join him for “Brain-Dead: The Neuroscience of Near-Death Experiences.”

Neuroscience, Psychology

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