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Community and Regional Planning master's program alumnus Mari Radford
As a Mitigation Planning Specialist for the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s floodplain management and insurance branch, Radford, a 2009 graduate of Temple’s Community and Regional Planning master’s program, knows all too well the devastation and loss caused by flooding in the United States.
Working in the Ambler Campus Greenhouse to prepare plants for the 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show

Temple's 2016 Flower Show exhibit includes more than 1,500 plants from 100 species representing a rich tapestry of old growth and remnant forests, a green roof bursting with vegetables and herbs and even the fiery furnace itself.

A view of Fairmount Park

While Temple University’s Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture explores the Hopewell Furnace National Historical Site at the Philadelphia Flower Show, Temple University Press, Temple University Libraries and Temple University Ambler invite visitors to travel through the 200-year history of the Fairmount Park system with the authors of City in a Park.

Temple’s first Women’s Empowerment Workshop will be held at Temple University Center City on Thursday, January 28.
Temple’s first Women’s Empowerment Workshop will be held at Temple University Center City on Thursday, January 28. The event, sponsored by the Temple University Office of Non-Credit and Continuing Education, the Office of Off-Campus Programs and Training and Temple Center City, will run from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and feature six speakers.
Students in the Department of Landscape Architecture work with faculty during a design studio

The Temple University Board of Trustees approved the transition of the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture and the Department of Community and Regional Planning to the Tyler School of the Art where they join with the Department of Architecture and the Center for Sustainable Communities in forming the Division of Architecture and Environmental Design

Lu Ann Cahn, Director of Career Services for Temple University’s School of Media and Communication

Lu Ann Cahn, a cancer survivor and author of the book I Dare Me based on that year-long odyssey, departed a 40-year career in broadcast news in December 2014 to become the Director of Career Services for Temple University’s School of Media and Communication.

Michael LoFurno, adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture

On Friday, January 29, from 12 to 1:30 p.m. and Sunday, January 31, from 1 to 3 p.m., Michael LoFurno will explore the 100-year history of the National Park Service. The lectures, which are free and open to the public, will be held in the Learning Center Auditorium. CEU credits for Landscape Architectures are available — 1.8 CUEs for $18.

Students work on construction Temple's 2016 Philadelphia Flower Show exhibit

“After the Blast: Recollecting Roots and Resources at Hopewell Furnace,” presented by the Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, distills the preserved industrial landscape into a 33-foot by 23-foot exhibit that will take visitors on a journey through this once thriving, nearly self-sustainable 19th century rural “iron plantation.”

Dr. Heather Goldsworthy has been appointed director of Temple's NEST program
Dr. Heather Goldsworthy has been appointed the new director of Temple's NEST (Nonprofit Evaluation Services and Training) program, coordinated by Temple University Harrisburg.
Kate Axelson Benisek in the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University
Since 2014, Kate Axelson Benisek has brought her passion for “landscape storytelling” to her students at Temple University.

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