The official newsletter of Temple University's College of Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts Alum Named
Poet Laureate of Philadelphia

Yolanda Wisher, who received her MA in creative writing from Temple in 2000, was named to the post by Mayor Jim Kenney. Read more >

Want to Work for a Political Campaign? Take David Nickerson’s Advice

Dr. Nickerson served as director of experiments for President Obama’s 2012 reelection bid. Now he’s at Temple teaching students how concise communication is key to any winning strategy. Read more >

Temple Grad Takes History on the Road

The Philadelphia Public History Truck, a creation of Erin Bernard (MA '15), was selected as the 2016 Outstanding Public History Project by the National Council on Public History. Read more >

Q&A with Sociologist Tom Waidzunas

We caught up with the assistant professor of sociology about his work examining the climate for LGBTQ persons in STEM fields. Read more >

Upcoming Events

Disaster, Decline and Fall - Or Not? A Late Antique Earthquake and its Cultural Reverberations

March 8 | 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Then Comes Marriage: A Conversation with Robert Kaplan

March 9 | 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.


Spring 2016 Poets & Writers Series: Susan Howe

March 10 | 8:00 p.m.

Media Mentions

Black Panther film shows message, causes are timeless

Philadelphia Tribune
February 20

Whose Budget Impasse is Worse, Illinois or Pennsylvania?

WBEZ 91.5
February 11


In Iowa, Voting Science at Work

The New York Times
February 4

Social Buzz

@tuliberalarts#Liberalartseducation  has a brand new bag.  #templemade #templetough

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