Musical tribute
Boyer concert honors long time percussion instructor

In the limelight
Temple Opera Theater wins 2nd national award
Atlantic 10 champs
Women’s basketball ends season at No. 15 in nation
March 17, 2005
Vol. 35, No. 22

    jobs@temple and iHiring Manager scheduled maintenance
The jobs@temple and iHiring Manager sites will be down for approximately 24 hours beginning Wednesday, March 23. This is due to a system upgrade to iGreentree, the software system used to integrate hiring, employment requisitions and applicants. The new version will include several enhancements.

    Parking Privilege Cards (Guest Parking Passes)
The Temple University Health System has changed the design, color and numbering sequence of "Parking Privilege" Cards that they will now be using.  [more]   

Temple Faculty Ratifies Four-Year Contract Agreement
Temple University announced on March 3, 2005 that the Temple Association of University Professionals (TAUP) has ratified, by a vote of 430 to 8, a four-year contract after eight months of bargaining.  [more]

New look paves way to Web redesign

Capitalizing on Temple’s new logo system and graphic identity standards, a revamped University home page debuted during spring break.
   The interim redesign, which encompasses 30 additional high-level navigation pages, is meant to bridge the gap between the previous Temple Web site and a total redesign that will be rolled out later this spring.
The interim design launched last week and the eventual total redesign are being carried out by University Communications in close collaboration with Computer Services. [more]

In addition to visual enhancements, the interim redesign and future modifications will bring a consistent collection of links to each Temple Web page, a global navigation system that will make Temple’s site easier to traverse.

Provost urges state to boost funding
   In testimony before the State House Appropriations Committee on March 2, Provost Ira M. Schwartz urged legislators to increase state funding for Temple by $10.2 million, or 6 percent, for next year, which would restore Temple’s state funding to the same level as fiscal 2002. [more]

Schoolchildren spell out why they love Philly in new TU Press book
   Students throughout Philadelphia are reading more and learning about their city, thanks to a Temple University Press project that let them help illustrate a children’s book. Recently published by Temple University Press, P Is for Philadelphia is an alphabetic tour of the City of Brotherly Love written by children’s author Susan Korman... [more]

Spotlight | Trustee James F. Cawley
    When James Cawley came to Temple, he was interested in journalism and golf. Along the way, the Bishop Egan High School graduate lost his taste for journalism, but gained an appreciation for government service, starting with Temple’s student government. [more]

Around Temple
    Honors students recognized ... Women’s basketball captures A-10 ... Ambler scores a perfect 100 ... Honored by the Harlem Globetrotters [more]


Temple Symphony and Choirs concert to feature tribute [more]

Pennsylvania pharmacists could soon be ‘calling the shots’ [more]

Prize-winning play ‘Jitney’ rides into Temple [more]
Carver Fair encourages young scientists [more]
Temple’s Fox School and faculty take active role in Philadelphia-area business innovation [more]
Influential tech writer Mossberg to speak [more]

Temple Opera Theater wins national
competition for second straight year

In Memoriam
In The News

Awards & Achievements
Research Notes


This Week in Temple History
March 19, 1987

   The newly created landscape architecture and horticulture department won its first Best of Show award at the Philadelphia Flower Show. This was a prelude to nine subsequent wins in 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1997, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005.
   In 2004, the landscape architecture and horticulture department’s exhibit also won prestigious honors from the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania. This year, the department’s exhibit “Progressive Women in Horticulture: A Driving Force in Philadelphia — 1904 to 1924” garnered an additional Special Achievement Award in Horticulture from the Garden Club.