On October 28, a team of Community and Regional Planning students, led by Assistant Professor Jeff Doshna, will receive the 2015 Student Scholarship Award for a Group Paper from the American Planning Association’s Pennsylvania Chapter-Southeast Section.
News and Announcements
On Wednesday, November 11, veteran and active duty military members of the Temple community will share their stories as the University honors its veterans during Veterans Day ceremonies beginning at 11 a.m.
“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.”
The John Paul Endicott Memorial Committee and the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University will host the 2015 Garlic in the Garden Festival in the Ambler Campus Food Crops Garden.
Dr. Jeffrey Featherstone, Director of the Center for Sustainable Communities at Temple University, led an international team of city planners to explore and recommend revitalization efforts in the West Bank of the Jordan River. He also provided technical assistance to a second team heading to the Gaza Strip.
Recent Community and Regional Planning master’s program graduate Jason Hachadorian is heading to Washington. He recently began the next chapter in his career as a research assistant with the Brookings Institution.
This year, Dr. Nicholas Klein is bringing his passion for transportation planning to Temple University as a visiting assistant professor of Community and Regional Planning.
Dr. Heather Goldsworthy has been appointed the new director of Temple's NEST (Nonprofit Evaluation Services and Training) program, coordinated by Temple University Harrisburg.
Since 2014, Kate Axelson Benisek has brought her passion for “landscape storytelling” to her students at Temple University.
Temple University Ambler Horticulture senior Russell Galanti was presented the Fred Winter Memorial Award for Excellence in Horticulture for 2015 by the Philadelphia Society for Promoting Agriculture.