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September 14, 2017

Students Receive Finalist Placement in Arch Out Loud Competition

Author: mary stiger

Ashely McCabe and Joseph Matthews recently participated in the Arch Out Loud Competition.  The theme of the competition was Human Trafficking: Tenancingo Square Mediascape.  The goal of the open ideas competiton was to "reimagine the town square of Tenancingo, Mexico in response to the prevalent issues of sex trafficking existing in the area."  Ashley and Joseph's proposal "Bright Future" includes a landscape-like interactive structure that creates a welcoming enviornment in the square while also educating users about the human trafficking epidemic in the region. Read More

September 8, 2017

Inquirer features I-95 Corridor PennDot Project including Tyler Professor Sasha Eisenman

Author: Kari Scott

Tyler Associate Professor of Horticulture Sasha Eisenman, PhD recently participated in a novel project between PennDot, Villanova University and Temple University to use gardens to mitigate rainwater runoff from Highway 95 as it runs through Philadelphia. The project uses plants identified by Dr. Eisenman to allow rainwater to soak into the ground instead of running into an overtaxed water treatment system in Philadelphia. Philadelphia's daily Inquirer wrote a feature about the project, which you can read here. Read More

September 8, 2017

Maryam Hallaj Recieves Honorable Mention in IES Student Competition

Author: mary stiger

Congratulations to Maryam Hallaj, who recieved an Honorable Mention in the 2017 Illuminating Engineer's Society (IES) of Philadelphia student competition!  The competition, called "Designing with Light," tasked students with designing a tabletop luminare to be used as a centerpiece at the annual IES Awards in Philadelphia.  Maryam attended the Philament Awards, where the local Illuminating Engineering Society recognized examples of professional architectural lighting design work alongside student work that was carried out through the Design With Light Competition.   Congratulations Maryam!     Read More

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

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