Temple mathematician Chelsea Walton’s work landed her a prestigious 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship.
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Chelsea Walton standing in front of a blackboard full of math equations.
Mathematician Chelsea Walton named a 2017 Sloan Research Fellow
One of only three women honored in the mathematics category, Walton joins colleagues from Stanford, Princeton and MIT in receiving the highly competitive and prestigious honor. The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation identifies rising scientists who’ve made significant marks on their field and represent the next generation of leaders.
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Robert Berry at the front of a classroom talking.
Alumnus talks refugee crisis
Last week, Robert Berry, CLA ’08, of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, discussed the challenges of the Syrian refugee crisis during the College of Liberal Arts’ Dissent in America Teach-In event.
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The Chronicle <3 Temple
Three recent stories in The Chronicle of Higher Education, the nation’s leading publication covering colleges and universities, quoted administrators and showcased innovative Temple initiatives to connect with prospective students and young alumni.
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And the award goes to...mom!
Benj Pasek with his mother, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, at the Academy Awards ceremony.
Psychology Professor Kathy Hirsh-Pasek’s expert parenting strategies were affirmed when her son, Benj Pasek, won an Academy Award for best original song, La La Land’s “City of Stars.” She talks with the Philadelphia Inquirer about how her son’s win was also her win.
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Numbers one through six on the track surface at Temple Sport Complex.
For the first time, the women’s track and field and cross country teams can jump, sprint and throw on Temple soil. Cheer on the Owls during the Philadelphia College Classic on March 18 at the Temple Sports Complex.
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Temple student rowers carrier their boat from the East Park Canoe House.
Row home
Today, the city is hosting a dedication ceremony for the renovated East Park Canoe House—the new home base for Temple crew and rowing. Get to know what life on the water is really like for these Owls later this month in the next issue of Temple magazine.
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