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Temple University offers free volunteer income tax assistance to low-to-moderate income families

The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program is offered from now through April 11, 2020.

Combating Stress with Nature at Temple Ambler

The benefits from getting outside and engaging in outdoor activities for the mind, body and spirit are well-documented and help to create a lasting connection to nature that help promote happiness and good health. The Ambler Arboretum and the Ambler Campus are an excellent resource to reconnect with the world around you and reap the healing benefits of reacquainting yourself with the natural world.

Hundreds of walkers take part in the March of Dimes March for Babies at Temple University Ambler each year.

One of the largest charitable endeavors held on campus is the March of Dimes March for Babies. For 21 consecutive years, Temple University Ambler has served as the Eastern Montgomery County March of Dimes March for Babies host.

Darryl Sanford: The Value of the Journey to a Horticulture Degree

Darryl Sanford has been part of the Temple University community for most of his adult life, initially as a student in 1983. He completed his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and shortly after graduation took a “temporary” job with Temple’s Library system. Fast-forward to 2020 and that temporary position has been a full-fledged career dedicated to supporting Temple students, faculty and staff that has spanned more than 30 years.

Curiouser and Curiouser - Osage Orange

Monkey Brains in the Arboretum! Not really, but kind of. “Monkey Brains” is one of the common names for the lumpy, bumpy lime green fruit of the Osage Orange tree.

Small Business Development Center coming to Temple Ambler

In March, Temple University is giving entrepreneurs — military veterans in particular — a new place and an essential partner to help their business concepts become reality. On March 20 at 3 p.m., Temple’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) will cut the ribbon on a new office located in the Ambler Campus Library Building.

Autumn Ayers: Setting the Record Straight About Plants

Temple University Horticulture major Autumn Ayers’ approach to plants might be a little different from many horticulturists. Rather than propagation or cultivation, Ayers is more interested in identification and sussing out the story the plants have to tell about where they are growing, when and how they were planted and how the gardens in which they thrive came into being. 

Angela Davis appointed Assistant Dean of Development for University College

Angela Davis has been appointed Assistant Dean of Development for University College, which includes the Temple University Ambler, Harrisburg and Center City campuses, Summer and Special Programs, Digital Education, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), the Real Estate Institute and ProRanger Philadelphia.

Megan Harris: A Force for Social Justice

Temple University Psychology major Megan Harris thinks nothing of placing the needs of others before her own. She is basing her future career on the goal of helping individuals out of some of the darkest moments of their lives.

On Friday, October 4, Temple University Ambler EarthFest and the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University will present a Green Careers Fair from 12 to 2 p.m. in the Ambler Campus Learning Center Room 202 and 203.

On Friday, October 4, Temple University Ambler EarthFest and the Ambler Arboretum of Temple University will present a Green Careers Fair from 12 to 2 p.m. in the Ambler Campus Learning Center Room 202 and 203. Students interested in attending the Career Fair are asked to register for the event online. The campus will additionally host a Fall Arboretum BioBlitz from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Register for the event online

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