Student Life

November 14, 2017

Temple Analytics Challenge Winners from Tyler

Author: Kelly Holohan

Graphic and Interactive Design (GAID) seniors, Luke Harding and Charles Attisano, were awarded the first place prize ($2500 award) in the graphics category for this year's 5th Annual Temple University QVC Analytics Challenge, presented by the Institute for Business and Information Technology at Fox School of Business. This year's challenge offered students three data sets from the following companies: QVC, Pfizer and Comcast. The winning entry utilized movie sales data provided by Comcast that included information on movie budget and box office profit. The winning entry, titled Directing Success, analyzed this data and created an animated infographic that can be used to predict box office success. Read More

June 28, 2017

Studying Architecture Abroad at Temple Japan

Author: Emily Furlong

Written by Giang Phung, BSArch’18 Four months! I have been in Japan for that long and yet, it seems like yesterday when I first landed at Narita. Japan has been reviving my excitement with its vibrancy, so constantly that I lose track of time for there is always something new to take in, always something captivating that awakes all my senses. I have felt this way before, when I first arrived in the U.S. just two years ago, because then it hit me, I was on the other side of the globe! Being placed in an entirely different environment, I could see what I see in a tremendously mindful way as I burst out of my own little bubble, my comfort zone where I used to take things for granted. Here and now in Tokyo, again, I feel so much alive! I have been trying to do something new every day and the past four months was full of experiences I have never had anywhere else. Read More

May 2, 2017

Art of Student Teaching Spring 2017 Show is a Success

Author: issarevell

On April 23, 2017, Tyler welcomed the families of K-12 students to a celebratory reception for Spring 2017 Art of Student Teaching Show. Organized and curated by Tyler's pre-service art teachers at the end of every semester, this semester's show featured student artwork from six Philadelphia-area K-12 schools. Over 200 people attended the reception - a wonderful turnout for an excellent exhibition! Read More

April 27, 2017

The Tyler Carnival is Back!

Author: Kylie Doyle

Free food. Inflatable rides. Temporary tattoos. Cotton Candy Stand. Did I mention free food? If any of those seem appealing to you, you should make your way to Tyler on May 2nd, 2017 between 1 and 4pm! The Tyler Carnival is back once again for another day of free food, fun, and de-stressing during study days for the hardworking students at Temple. Read More

April 17, 2017

Xianlong Zheng (BS Arch'17) Attends NESEA BuildingEnergy Boston 2017

Author: Andrea Smith

Written by Xianlong Zheng, BS Architecture'17 Founded in 1974, the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) is today the region’s leading membership organization promoting sustainable energy practices in the built environment. The BuildingEnergy Boston Conference + Trade show is the region's leading event for professionals and practitioners working to build a more sustainable world. It brings over 2,500 industry leaders and emerging professionals together for three days to learn from and share ideas with each other. As one of the 2017 BE the Future Scholarship Recipients sponsored by NESEA and many other green design companies around the region, as well as with the support from the architecture department in transportation, I was able to attend the sustainability conference in Boston.   Read More

March 20, 2017

Temple Alum Prepares to Speak at This Year's Midwest University Conference

Author: Andrea Smith

CAD Technology Center’s conference, Midwest University, is being held in Prior Lake, Minnesota this March. During the conference, there are over 90 sessions and demonstrations introducing new technologies, new Autodesk features, and techniques that will benefit building and infrastructure firms. This year’s conference focuses on where the industry is heading, with an emphasis on architecture, engineering, and civil infrastructure. Alec Higinbotham, M. Arch ’12, is one of the participating speakers at this year’s Midwest University Conference, discussing his experience with developing firm-wide Revit content, resources, documentation, and training materials with Array Architects. Read More

December 12, 2016

Randall Rook (City Planning MS) Awarded Fellowship

Author: Tracy Purdy

Randall Rook (MSCRP '16) recently was awarded a Wagner Free Institute of Science Humanities & Arts Research Fellowship. The Wagner Free Institute of Science at 17th and Montgomery Avenue is a Victorian-era National Historic Landmark museum and educational institution, with free public education courses on science, now in their 160th year. The Temple University - Wagner Free Institute of Science Humanities & Arts Research Alliance is intended to stimulate opportunities for faculty and graduate students in the humanities and the arts at Temple to work with the institute. This will  establish a research alliance between the University and the intitute and the hope is that these fellowships expand into continuing research and an ongoing research alliance. Read More

November 9, 2016

Society of American Registered Architects PA chapter (SARA PA) 2016 Student Award Recipients

Author: Andrea Smith

Tyler Architecture Department students swept the Society of American Registered Architects PA chapter (SARA PA) student award for 2016. Three seniors received awards: Andrew Mascieri received a $2000 scholarship, Erin Abraham received a $1000 scholarship, and Sierra Summers received an honorable mention in the awards ceremony held on October 26. All three students received membership to the SARA as part of their awards.  In addition, alumnus-owned firm, Period Architects (Joe Mackin, Tyler Architecture 2002, President and co-founder) received Professional Special Recognition Award for their work in a category entitled “Traditional Architecture – Modern Constraints”.   Read More

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