No more paper
eRA@TU streamlines the research process.

Celebrating tenure
Forty faculty members recognized at reception in Mitten Hall.

‘Bad Is Good’
Author claims TV, video games might improve you.

November 3, 2005
Vol. 36, No. 11

TU takes steps in search for new football coach [more]

Nominations sought for alumni awards [more]

Employee Self-Service System Data Review [more]

Program breaking down prison walls

Lori Pompa’s Inside-Out program allows incarcerated students and Temple students to learn alongside each other.

    Lori Pompa easily finds the words to explain what students in Temple’s Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program gain by attending class inside prison, alongside prisoners, for an entire semester.
    “Once you have found human beings where you were told there were only monsters, you can never be the same again,” said Pompa, founder of Inside-Out, which brings “outside” Temple students together with imprisoned “inside” students in a criminal justice course.
    “There is really very little distinction between us. The outside students see that immediately. We sit in a circle the entire semester. The two groups become one immediately. It is amazing.” [more]

Photo by Robert Eskind, Philadelphia Prison System
Temple’s Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program brings “outside” Temple students together with imprisoned “inside” students in a criminal justice course. Using the Temple program as a model, up to 20 Inside-Out classes will be launched in the spring at universities nationwide.


Radiation therapy puts TUH on cutting edge
    Two stories below ground in Temple University Hospital’s new Ambulatory Care Center rests several dozen tons of heavy machinery with the sole purpose of speeding up tiny subatomic particles. The machines hum to life using the energy emanating from a single, round ball of rare metal. It’s called stereotactic radiosurgery, or radiation therapy. [more]

Around Temple
    A rising star ... Lt. gov. speaks with pharmacy students ... Film Friday: ‘Kiss Me Deadly’ ... ‘Playboy of the West Indies’ [more]


Former prisoner got new start from Inside-Out [more]
Engineering’s career services gets double boost [more]
Repetitive motion could lead to ‘sick worker’ syndrome [more]
Stop, look and listen at concert of electroacoustic works [more]

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In The News

Awards & Achievements
Research Notes


This Week in Temple History
Nov. 4, 1982

   The Temple Times announced the inauguration of Peter J. Liacouras as the University’s seventh president. After 18 years at the helm of Temple University, he retired from the post in 2000. In recognition of his dedication and service to Temple, Liacouras Walk and the Liacouras Center (formerly Park Mall and the Apollo of Temple, respectively) were named in his honor.