Shark attack
Prof developing repellent to slow down Jaws.


Art of good counsel
Tyler students’ art show opens in Sullivan Hall.

Tamim Ansary visit 9/8
‘West of Kabul, East of New York’ author spends a day at Temple.
September 8, 2005
Vol. 36, No. 3

Temple reaches out to victims of Katrina [more]

Women’s rock enters the academy
Lisa Rhodes gave up rock pedestal for ivory tower

   In Electric Ladyland: Women and Rock Culture, Temple professor Lisa Rhodes goes beyond dishing interesting music industry tidbits about Janis Joplin, Joan Baez, Grace Slick, Joni Mitchell and others.

   The book also examines how female rockers were portrayed by popular music journals Rolling Stone and the Village Voice, as well as by a number of mainstream publications, from 1965 to 1975.

   “Like the journalists, female musicians — and even the more self-possessed groupies — were attempting to expand the social possibilities for all women in the face of hostility and indifference,” writes Rhodes, an assistant professor of American studies. [more]

Rocker-turned-professor Lisa Rhodes examines how women in ’60s rock culture were portrayed in her new book, Electric Ladyland: Women and Rock Culture. In researching it, Rhodes discovered that very little was written in magazines about women musicians and their work, and less was written in academia: “Big parts of the story haven’t been told.”


Bioanalysis center supports drug research at Temple
    Pharmacokineticist James Gallo directs the bioanalytical and pharmacokinetic center, which enables researchers to conduct analyses on how the body absorbs, distributes, metabolizes and eliminates various drugs.  [more]

Spotlight | Trustee Milton L. Rock
    The arc of Milton L. Rock’s life reads like the epic version of the archetypal Temple story: Local boy goes to Temple. Boy works hard. Boy succeeds and leaves his mark on the world. Boy then gives back to his school and his city, enriching them for all of us. [more]

Around Temple
    ROTC commissioning ... Tamim Ansary visits on Sept. 8 ... Tyler art exhibit opening in Sullivan [more]


Fox at top of ‘U.S. News’ [more]
Nursing professors empower Vietnam students [more]
Temple Theaters announces schedule for 2005–06 season [more]
Doug Wager named Temple Theaters’ artistic director [more]
Junior faculty investigators receive award from medicine dept. [more]
Basketball announces non-conference schedules [more]

In Memoriam
In The News

Awards & Achievements
Research Notes


This Week in Temple History
Sept. 11, 1980

   The Temple Times announced that the Temple University Music Festival, after 13 seasons as a nightly summer event at Ambler Campus, was discontinued. The Board of Trustees voted in May 1980 to focus the Ambler site on academics.
   Between 1968 and 1980, the festival attracted more than 1.3 million attendees and performers such as opera star Beverly Sills, composer Aaron Copland and jazz greats Benny Goodman and Dave Brubeck.