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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Sociology Professor and Founding Director of the Hope Center Sara Goldrick-Rab recently worked with the Well-Being Trust, at the behest of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation, to establish a COVID-19 recovery blueprint for higher-education. Here, she shares what students can do to help make the plan possible.


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Navigating graduate school can seem like a challenge. To make it easier for incoming Master of Public Policy students, four current students in the program are offering up some quick tips for getting acclimated and making the most of the program.

Public Policy

In 2020, College of Liberal Arts students nearly doubled our previous record for Fulbright U.S. Student Program winners, with 15 of our students becoming Fulbrighters. We couldn’t be prouder of our winners, who showcase the incredible diversity and global citizenship of the CLA community.

Anthropology, Global Studies, History, Political Science, Sociology, Spanish

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Political Science Associate Professor Roselyn Hsueh will conduct field research for a forthcoming book in India, Russia and Mexico over two years thanks to her winning the most competitive award bestowed by Fulbright.

Political Science

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Casey Genett, CLA ’20, didn’t want to compromise with her internship. She wanted to work for a nonprofit, do something with children and gain media experience. But could she really do all three at once? You bet she could.