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August 24, 2017

Jane DeRose Evans named Chair of Art History

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

I am pleased to announce that Professor Jane Evans will serve as the next Chair of the Art History Department beginning this semester and continuing for a three-year term. Jane is an internationally respected archeologist and scholar who brings a wealth of administrative experience to this role, having served as president of Temple’s Faculty Senate and on many university-wide committees. Susan E. Cahan Dean, Tyler School of Art Read More

June 12, 2017

Diana A. Iturralde works as intern at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Summer 2017

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Diana, who just got back from a very productive month in Ecuador, visiting national art reserves and archives. She was able to start archival research for her thesis.  And now she begins a summer internship at the PMA, working with curator Erica Battle in the Contemporary Art department, to help her with various short and long-term projects.  Read More

May 12, 2017

Congratulations to newest Phi Beta Kappa inductees

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

On May 10, Fiona Fackler and Natalie Gearin were inducted into the Phi Kappa Beta honor society, Temple Rho Chapter. Natalie is a double major in Art History and Global Studies; Fiona is an Art History major with minors in French and Italian. Both are graduating in 2018. Read More

May 2, 2017

Brian Seymour awarded CHAT Graduate Associate Fellowship

Author: Jane DeRose Evans

Brian Seymour (PhD Candidate, Art History) has been awarded a CHAT Graduate Associate Fellowship for the 2017-18 academic year, to run concurrently with this Dissertation Completion Grant. He will be sharing his research on art collecting and publics in Philadelphia around the turn of the 20th century. Read More

April 26, 2017

Water Resources Association Tribute to Jeff Featherstone

Author: Lynn Mandarano

Lynn Mandarano, Associate Professor and Chair of the Planning and Community Development department, was invited to deliver a tribute to Dr. Jeffrey Featherstone at the Water Resources Association of the Delaware River Basin 35th Annual Recognition Awards Dinner.  The WRA selected Jeff to receive the Samuel S. Baxter Memorial award. The Baxter award is given to the nominated "candidate who best exemplifies the purposes of the WRA as evidenced by the contribution to sound water management that was the keystone of Philadelphia's former Water Commissioner. in recognition of his accomplishments in protecting water resources."  The award was presented to Nancy Featherstone at the Downtown Club in Philadelphia on April 19, 2017. Read More

April 24, 2017

Past Program: Spring 2017 Beyond the Page public programming features Seeing Stories: Visualizing Sustainable Citizenship.

Author: Gracie A. Laychock

Andropogon on Sustainable Activism: The Role of Landscape Architects CLICK HERE to watch past program!   Kate Kennen on Phytoremediation: Pollution Purging Plants! CLICK HERE to watch past program!   These programs were part of our Seeing Stories: Visualizing Sustainable Citizenship series, co-curated by Temple Contemporary, Temple University’s Office of Sustainability, and Temple University Libraries, along with faculty and graduate students from the Tyler School of Art, the College of Liberal Arts, and the Center for the Cinematic and Performing Arts. Read More

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