Current Events

Substance Abuse in the 21st Century: Showcasing Temple University Research


Temple University Substance Abuse Research Consortium (SARC) and the Office of the Senior Vice Provost for Research
sponsored the "Substance Abuse in the 21st Century: Showcasing Temple University Research" Symposium on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 10:30 AM to 4:00 PM. We had excellent CJ representation: our undergrads Slater and Koehnlein, grad students Donohue, Link, and Hamilton, and faculty - Dr. Hiller - all presented posters. Please click here for more pictures.



Annual John S. Goldkamp Lecture Series: Daniel S. Nagin


The Criminal Justice Graduate Student Association hosted Daniel S Nagin, who was this year's lecturer for the Annual John S Goldkamp Lecture Series. His lecture focused on what to do when (inevitably) crime rates begin to increase. The lecture was on Monday April 21st at 2pm in 821 Anderson Hall.



Criminal Justice Career Fair


A Criminal Justice Career Fair was held at Temple's Ambler Campus on Monday, April 21, 2014 from 11.30am-4pm. It was a great success!


Moving Beyond the Wall: A Symposium on  Mass Incarceration


The Mural Arts Program hosted Moving Beyond the Wall: A Symposium on  Mass Incarceration on April 15, 2014. Prof. Nicole Martarano Van Cleve was a speaker in the Statistical, Research and Evaluation workshop. Prof. Sharon Ostrow recruited Temple CJ and Tyler students to work as volunteers at the symposium. Pictured are: Abbie Henson and Ida Goldkorn, CJ graduate students; Kathryn Yody, Charlie Ries, Anna Harland, Julia Houp, Ciera Ellison, Melissa Goppert and Sharon Ostrow.



Criminal Justice Undergraduates Shine at TURF-CreWs


The Temple Undergraduate Research Forum - Creative Works Symposium (TURF-CreWS), held on April 10, 2014, provides ambitious, intellectually motivated undergraduate students the opportunity to present and defend their original research or creative work among colleagues, faculty, family, and friends. Five Criminal Justice students participated: Felicia Henry, Emily Davis, Wilfred Beaye, Kelly Slater, and Britnee Smith. All presentations were very well received. Congratulations on an outstanding job!



Criminal Justice Undergraduate Society Bake Sale


The CJ Undergraduate Society had its Saint Patrick's Day Bake Sale Monday, March 17 from 11 to 3pm in Anderson Lobby. Good eats and treats were enjoyed by many!



Undergraduate Meet and Greet Event


On Setember 25, 2013, many of our undegraduates came out to the Meet-and-greet event. The students had a chance to connect with faculty and learn about what was new and exciting that was taking place in Temple University’s Criminal Justice Department.



Dr. Lauren Krivo lectured on Patterns of Local Segregation



Dr. Lauren Krivo's lecture titled "Patterns of Local Segregation: Do They Matter for Neighborhood Crime?" took place on October 29, 2013.


Professor Krivo is Professor of Sociology in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University and a faculty affiliate of the Criminal Justice Program.