June 2, 2005

   Temple joins Mid-American Conference for Football (MAC)
   Temple University President David Adamany today announced that the University has accepted an invitation for its football program to compete in the Mid-American Conference. [more]

   Volleyball takes on
13 Chinese teams

Beginning May 24, the Temple University volleyball team embarked on a 14-day tour of China, where it takes on 13 different Chinese teams in the cities of Shanghai, Nanjing and ZheJiang.The tour begins and ends in Shanghai, the home of current Temple assistant coach Bai Qing Liu.  The 2004 squad finished the season with an 11-3 record in the Atlantic 10. [more]

Temple center receives NSF grant to develop
interactive high school biology curriculum

      Building on the popularity of the “CSI” television programs, the Interactive Virtual Intelligent System for Scientific Inquiry in a Biology Learning Environment (INVISSIBLE) will involve students by having them investigate a murder crime scene, the Thomas Jefferson-Sally Hemings genealogy debate, and the origin theory of Homo sapiens.

      “We want students to learn that there are different ways of applying a scientific method,” said Brian P. Butz, director of ISAC and principal investigator on the NSF grant. [more]

Pa. State Board of Pharmacy
holds meeting at Temple
Photo by Kelly & Massa
Pharmacy students Victor Egbulefu (left) and Stacy Matthews exchange ideas with Basil Merenda, Pennsylvania Commissioner of the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs, at the Pennsylvania State Board of Pharmacy meeting hosted by Temple University School of Pharmacy.   Held in late April, this was the first time the meeting was held outside of Harrisburg, Pa., or at a pharmacy school. The meeting was an opportunity for faculty, students and alumni to network with the professionals who regulate the practice of pharmacy in Pennsylvania.
- Tyana McAllister



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