Making Connections
Program helps pharmacy students understand, be understood.
Latino Heritage Month
Annual celebration begins with music, food, art.
Center stage
Tom Price, Julia Ritter to present Alumni Dance Concert.
October 7, 2004
Vol. 35, No. 7
   2005 Great Teacher Award nominations sought

Temple President David Adamany has announced the 16th year of formal recognition by the University of great teachers. [more]

   Construction update: Notice to the Temple community
   With the second phase of the Student Center renovation under way, 13th Street between Cecil B. Moore and Montgomery avenues is closed to automobile traffic weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. through the duration of the construction project.

   Psychiatry department opens office in Center City [more]    
   Participants needed for telemedicine study [more]
   Ex-Wolverine named assistant women’s basketball coach [more]


New Law School chair named for renowned litigator

    Harold E. Kohn was a Temple trustee and a pioneer in class actions

    The James E. Beasley School of Law has received the endowment of the Harold E. Kohn Chair in Law, in memory of one of the country’s renowned antitrust attorneys and architect of the modern-day class action.

Professorship in entrepreneurial finance new at Fox
    The Ronald Perelman chair is one of few such positions in the nation

    The Fox School of Business and Management on Monday announced the creation of the Ronald O. Perelman Professorship in Entrepreneurial Finance.
    The professorship is named in honor of the creative leadership of entrepreneur Ronald O. Perelman, chairman and chief executive officer of MacAndrews & Forbes Holdings Inc. [

Dual degree helps Medical School graduates take on business world
   On Tuesday, Sept. 21, representatives from more than 40 institutions, including higher education institutions, energy-related companies and financial institutions, will gather at Temple University Ambler to seek new opportunities for — and overcome the barriers to — an important move toward sustainable energy at the Higher Education Energy and Operations Forum. [more]

Spotlight | Trustee Dan Polett    
   The Long before basketball coaches John Chaney and Dawn Staley took up residence in the Liacouras Center, Dan Polett used to walk the floor there. He, too, worried about performance in the paint and problems with the back door, occasionally pleading with his troops to just “drive!” economics.

Around Temple
Honors students recognized ... Colloquium examines politics, geography and conflict ... Latino Heritage Month


Ex-basketball coach now recruits stars for Dental School [more]

New curriculum advances clinical training for podiatric students [more]

Bilingual pharmacy students work to understand and be understood [more]

Simulator training boosts skills, confidence for surgical residents [more]
Evidence builds for potential new cancer drug target [more]
Temple’s presence strong at conference on neurovirology [more]

In The News
In Memorium

Awards & Achievements
Research Notes

This Week in Temple History
October 9, 1980

   The Office of Student Activities announced the remodeling of the Student Center’s entire first floor. The decision was made after the cafeterias in the Student Center and Mitten Hall shut down, leaving the center with 11,000 square feet of dead space in the middle of its main floor. The Campus Improvement Program funded the project at almost $900,000. The new Student Center would feature a 150-seat movie theater, a game room and an intimate cabaret room for live music. Also included would be a TV room with a 6-foot screen and a gallery that could double as a lounge area. The Student Assistance Center and the information desk were maintained.
   In 1999–2000, during further renovations at the Student Center, the game room moved to the first floor of the Bell Building on 12th Street and movies on the Main Campus are now being shown at the Tuttleman Learning Center, room 101.
   This year, Phase 2 renovations are under way to improve the center’s student activities functions, adding a game room and cinema back to the Student Center, as well as lounges, meeting rooms and offices.