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Grace Manning: Doing the Work

High on the wall of the Landscape Architecture Junior Design Studio, two sentences have been immortalized. “The work is hard. Do the work.” It’s a call to action that has certainly resonated with Landscape Architecture graduate Grace Manning, 23, of Hatboro, PA.

Vivien Wise: Exploring Relationships and Trees Through Art

Vivien Wise’s latest art project — The Tree Connection — is bringing her to Temple University Ambler for a decidedly visual, and arboreal, aspect to an installation exploring how people are social, how they are romantic, and how that might relate to trees.

Ambler Campus Gets Ready For EarthFest 2019

Temple University Ambler EarthFest 2018 will be held on Friday, April 26, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine!

Botanical Drawing with Wet Media

Coming this spring, adult artists of every experience level — including no experience whatsoever — are invited to take inspiration from the 187-acre Ambler Campus as Tyler offers a new, six-class non-credit workshop that takes full advantage of everything the Ambler Arboretum has to offer. Botanical Drawing with Wet Media will be offered on Saturdays, from March 2 through April 13 (no class on March 9) from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Tess DeVos: Resolving Problems Before They Start

Temple University Psychology graduate Tess DeVos has been a problem solver her whole life. With a stellar 3.95 GPA, DeVos said she initially planned to become a school psychologist when she graduated from Temple. Her sights, however, are now set on social work within secondary education.

Elizabeth Shepard-Rabadam: A 360-degree View of Higher Education

The Ambler Campus Office of the Executive Director is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Shepard-Rabadam to the position of Associate Director for Temple University Ambler.

Michelle Armour: Discovering the Art of Landscape Architecture

Michelle Armour knows and little something about creating art. She also knows about healing and restoration. For the Tyler School of Art and Architecture and Temple Ambler graduate, Landscape Architecture was the perfect marriage of both, richly combined with science, sustainable and environmental action and working directly with communities to initiate change.

Mariana Bonfim: Research and Teaching as Connecting Bridges Between People and Nature

Mariana Bonfim, a PhD candidate in Biology at Temple University and Research Assistant with the recently established Temple Ambler Field Station, has been thinking a lot lately about relationships. But not in the way you might think. “Nature has a lot of different patterns, but why is an organism exactly the way it is? Why do sea anemones, for example, attach to hermit crabs? What is that relationship bringing to each of them?” asked Bonfim, 29, who arrived at Temple and Field Station Director Dr. Amy Freenstone’s Freestone Lab in 2015 having already amassed years of diverse research and teaching experience in Brazil.

Students and faculty from Temple's Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture spent months preparing for the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show.

During the Philadelphia Flower Show, Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture students and faculty invite visitors to “get hip to living more responsibly.” Temple’s exhibit, Hip Haven: Hangin’ Loose at a Home Refuge, recognizes the stark contrast between the forces in the 1960s that were, and continue, to shape the nation. The exhibit has been recognized with a treasure trove of awards at the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show!

Temple Ambler To Host Great American Campout

On July 13 and 14, the Arboretum and EarthFest will partner to host the Great American Campout on campus, an evening of camping, tours, stargazing and more.

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