Engineering, in partnership with the Temple University Ambler Aquaponics Lab, the school district’s Career Technical Education (CTE) program, and six area schools, is sponsoring 30 students from W.B. Saul, Abraham Lincoln and George Washington Carver high schools, in an 18-month project to build and place aquaponics systems in the heart of North Philadelphia.
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In the 16 years since its inception, the Center for Sustainable Communities at Temple University Ambler has become a leader in researching and planning how to make communities safer, greener and healthier, partnering with state, federal and local organizations to implement plans to leave the region a better place than the Center found it.
A collaboration between the Temple University Department of Landscape Architecture and Horticulture, the volunteer Park(ing) Day team, residents and civic organizations transformed the corner of Hamilton and West State streets in Doylestown Borough) into a greener, people-friendly pocket park in heart of town.
For Temple University and everyone who knew Dr. Jeffrey Featherstone, Saturday, May 7, was a day of unexpected and tragic loss. Featherstone, 68, passed away after a sudden and severe illness. While family, friends, colleagues and students mourn his profound loss, they are also remembering and celebrating a legacy built tirelessly over decades locally, nationally and internationally; in the classroom and out.