July 14, 2005

Online auction supports TUHS
   Through August 1, autographed sports memorabilia from the Flyers, Eagles, 76ers and Temple University is up for bid at www.genehartgolf.com. [more]

IGreentree Version 8 Training for Managers and Employees
   Informational sessions introduce the new features and functions of the IGreentree Web-based software. [more]

Temple announces 6 percent tuition increase for 2005-06 [more]

Living Hearts

Donald Parks, assistant dean for minority affairs at the School of Medicine (second from right), joined former Philadelphia Eagles Harold Carmichael (left) and Ron Jaworski (second from left) at the kick-off of a two-day Living Heart Foundation event at the Liacouras Center June 23.  

The event, sponsored by Pfizer Inc. and the School of Medicine, featured prominent African-American religious leaders and former NFL players, who were screened for heart disease.

All were encouraged to help educate members of the African-American community, which is disproportionately prone to risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Archie Roberts (right), a thoracic surgeon and former NFL player, founded the program.

- Dave Kropp


Steinberg to Congress: Why we should pass the Federal Youth Coordination Act

   Distinguished University Professor of Psychology Laurence Steinberg on July 12 urged Congressional leaders to pass legislation that would lead to better coordination of federal services for young people and teens. [more]

Carbon nanotubes discovery could help in the development of sensors against chemical threats [more]


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