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May 23, 2024

Two Tyler Programs Receive STEM Designation

Author: Jordan Cameron

Two programs at the Tyler School of Art and Architecture have recently received STEM recognition from the Department of Education and the Department of Homeland Security, a classification that benefits students while studying at Tyler and when they are ready to enter the workforce. Read More

May 22, 2024

Tyler GAID Alum Selected for Chronicle Books Design Fellowship

Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

Nghi To, a 2024 graduate of Tyler’s MFA program in Graphic & Interactive Design (GAID), has been selected for a prestigious Chronicle Books Design Fellowship, awarded by the independent book publisher to talented, emerging designers.   Chronicle Books is a San Francisco-based publisher and distributor of illustrated books, gifts, toys, and games for children and adults. To is one of three early-career designers chosen among a high volume of applicants for this year’s cohort of the publisher’s competitive design fellowship program. The fellowship runs from July 9, 2024, through June 27, 2025.  Read More

April 10, 2024

Tyler Faculty Take a Lead in Climate Action

Author: Wanda Motley Odom

For the last two years, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture Rob Kuper has been diligently working with fellow faculty members to organize around the topic of climate change, particularly how institutions such as Temple University can reduce their use of fossil fuels.On April 18, Kuper will combine his efforts with other proponents of decarbonization at Temple for a community conversation, “Your Role in Decarbonizing Temple,” about innovative solutions to promote the use of renewable energy and make the university’s energy infrastructure less reliant upon fossil fuels. Read More

March 26, 2024

Temple Rome Expands Rich History with Campus Move

Author: Wanda Motley Odom

Temple's Rome Campus is relocating to Piazza di Spagna, a historic area in the Eternal City that offers students a more immersive cultural experience surrounded by landmarks, museums, cafés and shops. For almost 30 years, thousands of Tyler and Temple students have enjoyed the temporary homeliness and comfort of the campus, located in a 15th-century palazzo, the Villa Caproni, situated in the historic heart of the city near the Piazza del Popolo. The location, across the Tiber River from Rome’s Prati neighborhood, has provided students with a beautiful and culturally immersive setting for their studies. Read more Read More

March 19, 2024

Tyler GAID Professor Honored Among Women Leading the 175th Initiative

Author: Jordan Cameron

Every year for Women’s History Month, Pennsylvania State Rep. Mary Isaacson, in coordination with community leaders and advocates, honors exceptional women living or working in her legislative  district who have led efforts to improve the daily lives of Pennsylvanians. The 2024 cohort includes Abby Guido, Associate Professor of Graphic and Interactive Design. Isaacson, who represents Philadelphia’s 175th State Legislative District, selected Guido for the recognition, “due to the actions [she has] taken in shaping the everyday lives of Pennsylvanians, future of our neighborhoods and our great City” through her community-focused volunteer work. The district includes Fishtown, Northern Liberties, part of Center City, Society Hill and Queen Village. Read More

February 28, 2024

Tyler GAID Students Win Big at Flux Awards

Author: Jordan Cameron

The Tyler School of Art and Architecture’s Graphic and Interactive Design program was widely represented at the 2023 Flux Student Design Competition, with a total of 24 selected projects—more than any other program represented in the competition."It's gratifying to see Tyler represented so well in the competition," said Abby Guido, Associate Professor of Graphic and Interactive Design. "It shows that our focus on creativity, technical skills, and critical thinking is practical. This is a great moment for all of us to appreciate." Read More

November 14, 2023

Recent Faculty Achievements Roundup

Author: Alina Ladyzhensky

This fall and summer have been an exciting and prolific time for Tyler’s faculty members. Across every discipline and program, our accomplished faculty have been curating and participating in exhibitions around the world, writing and editing books and other publications, receiving recognition for their work through grants and awards, and more. Below is a roundup of their recent achievements and activities.  Read More

February 27, 2023

Dionn Reneé (BFA '04) Wins Design Contest with Sony's "Woman King" Film

Author: Emily Herbein

After entering a design contest hosted by Sony Pictures and Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Dionn Reneé (BFA ‘04) was named one of 10 “Selected Creators” worldwide whose work was used to promote the 2022 film Woman King starring Academy-Award winner Viola Davis. “I thought that my chances of winning weren’t high, but when I saw what the movie was about — empowering women, fighting for freedom — I wanted to submit no matter what,” Reneé says. “Everywhere the film went, the artwork was used for the official marketing campaign.”  Read More

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