For Horticulture major Ibrahim Al-Nasser, a member of the Class of 2020, discovering horticulture was a return to a true passion. "It is riveting to be outside, to have your hands in the dirt, your feet in the mud — I lost touch with nature growing up. When I came to Pennsylvania, I strove to get outside and see more natural places, go to more parks, get more involved with tree and see them as living beings; I wanted to care for them," he said.
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Paige Levan’s life is currently all about striking a balance. Working toward her Psychology degree at Temple Ambler while also working full-time makes it a requirement.
Susan Sacks has spent most of her adult life as part of the Temple University Ambler community. After being an essential part of Temple Ambler’s recent history, it is only natural that Sacks will be a key part of guiding the campus toward its future as Temple Ambler’s new Manager of Research and Grants.
Like many college students, Lindsay Washington’s journey didn’t start with the goal of getting her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Temple. She didn’t have to look far for inspiration.
It is important to come together as a campus community with empathy, with a shared commitment to learn, grow, and be part of the change. Temple Ambler has taken up that challenge to both stand up to racial oppression and look inward to identify the ways in which our own practices do not support racial equity.
Nicole Westrick was recently honored with the Alexander Charters Emerging Professional Continuing Educator Award at the University Professional and Continuing Education Association’s (UPCEA) Mid-Atlantic Region Conference.
Elizabeth Krohn was never meant for an indoor profession. The Class of 2020 graduate, who is completing her Master of Landscape Architecture degree, was meant to for the outdoors, positively impacting environments and uplifting underserved communities.
Landscape Architecture senior Abigail Long isn’t someone who's not willing to get her hands dirty. She’s not one to just wait around for something to come to her either. Rather than diving right in, Long said she took a few classes before joining the Landscape Architecture program, offered at Temple by the Tyler School of Art and Architecture.
Eleven remarkably talented students in the Landscape Painting class of Kati Gegenheimer, Adjunct Faculty in Painting and Associate Director of Academic Enrichment Programs at the Tyler School of Art, visited Temple University Ambler three times during the fall semester. Their goal, according to Gegenheimer, was to paint a specific location on campus as summer gave way to fall and fall gave way to winter.
The Audubon Society has made recommendations and provides guidelines for what you can do to your windows to help prevent bird collisions. You can place curtains or blinds in the windows and close them whenever possible, fasten screens to the outside of the window, affix decals to the outside of windows (no, not a hawk or owl silhouette, those will not work), or install a specific bird-strike window treatment.