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  • Honors Prof. Ralph Young Hits the Airwaves

    Check our Honors Professor Ralph Young on Newsworks tonight discussing his latest book about the art of protest posters.

  • Honors Professors Honored With Awards

    Several Honors professors were honored with end of the year awards. We hope to see more of them in the future!

    Temple Great Teacher Award:
    Rebecca Alpert, College of Liberal Arts

    Lindback Award Winners:
    Jeffrey R. Boles, Fox School of Business
    Steve Fleming, College of Science & Technology

    Bryant Simon, College of Liberal Arts

  • Honors Students Tutor Philadelphia Children

    Temple News profiled 3 Honors students Jose Francisco Calva Moreno, Daniel Gritsyuk, and Timur Rusanov for their work tutoring local students. Moreno and Gritsyuk created TU STUDY in order to offer academic assistance and mentoring to under-represented minority students whose first language is not English. Rusanov has joined the organization since its creation.

  • Next Stop for Brandon Johnson: Major League Soccer

    Honorable Brandon Johnson will be taking his 4 years of sport management training both in the classroom and out of it to MLS franchise Philadelphia Union's USL affiliate Bethlehem Steel as their operations coordinator. Brandon worked with the Union as an intern and managed to turn that experience into full-time employment. Read more at Temple Now.

  • Honors Alum & Staff Go International

    Tyler Horst '15 was featured in the most recent issue of International Insights publication in recognition of his Emmy win for his documentary about South African hip hop.

    And Honors advisor, Zach Martin was published for his experience visiting Temple Tokyo.

  • Honors Student Opening Art Show in Rome

    This Saturday, April 2nd, Honors student Daniel Clark is opening a show with another student in Rome, Italy. Daniel has been studying at Temple Rome and was approached to have a show in a gallery in the city. If you're in Rome, you should definintely check it out!

  • Honors Professor Bryant Simon Rolls the Dice on NPR's Fresh Air

    "Atlantic City [was] Disneyland before there [was] Disneyland Honors History Professor, Dr. Bryant Simon said on NPR's Fresh Air speaking about the history of Atlantic City. Check out the full story here.

  • Honors Prof on Women's Place in Bengali Film

    Honors Professor, Dr. Srimati Mukherjee has recently had a book published examining the work of three directors from West Bengal, this book addresses the juxtaposition of tradition and culture regarding women in Bengali cinema. It argues the antithesis of women’s roles, particularly in terms of ideas of resistance, revolution, change, and autonomy, by suggesting they convey resistance to hegemonic structures, encouraging a re-envisioning of women’s positions within the familial-social matrix. This book will be a useful contribution for students and scholars of South Asian Culture, Film Studies and Gender Studies.

  • Honors Students Team With CLA & Spanish to Make a Difference

    From the Spanish Department: 

    Spanish major Natasha Tax is making waves in communities across the world. This past summer she traveled to San Rafael Mendoza, Argentina to serve with the Servants of the Lord in homes for children without parents as well as disabled elderly men and women. During the fall, she participated in the College of Liberal Arts Washington Semester and interned at Family Research Council. She will be spending spring break in Mexico City serving with the Missionaries of Charity in homes for disabled, ill, and abandoned women. Her next stops place her in the Dominican Republic as a site coordinator/translator for several groups of American missionaries and Ohio as an intern at the Republican National Convention.

    Spanish major and Diamond Research Scholar Taylor Kaminsky is currently interning at the College of Public Health where she administers Health Literacy screenings to the Hispanic community in North Philadelphia and coordinates a research project entitled "Student Outcomes Related to Exposure to Community-Based Research". In this role, Taylor  tracks student participation in service learning, administers pre/post-test surveys, attends community/class events, and helps faculty with class research projects. She will additionally be working with Associate Professor of Instruction in Spanish Patricia Moore-Martinez and the LASS students on their community service involvement.

  • Honors Alum Sees Power in People

    Technical.ly founder Chris Wink is an Honors alum who has taken his interest in the communities people create to the information age. He started Technically Philly and since then his blog has expanded to Baltimore, Brooklyn, and beyond.  You can read more about him and his mission here.

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