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Faculty Affairs Newsletter

Volume 1 • Issue 3 • Jan. 2017

Fulbright Workshop

Fulbright Program Officer Visits Temple

A program officer from the Fulbright Scholar Program visited Temple this past December to speak with 40 faculty members regarding opportunities for Fulbright research/teaching grants. Past Temple Fulbright recipients also attended, sharing insight about their experiences and the application process. The workshop was co-hosted by Fellowship Advising (senior vice provost for undergraduate studies), the vice provost for faculty affairs, and the Faculty Senate International Programs Committee. Contact Barbara Gorka for a list of past Temple Fulbright Scholars.

Faculty Spotlight

Photography By: Joseph V. Labolito

Supporting autism in the workplace

Professor Thomas Edwards thinks that there is a connection between the high unemployment rate of individuals on the autism spectrum and how they are managed in their workplace. Edwards, associate professor of instruction in the College of Engineering, is taking the issue of high unemployment among people on the autism spectrum into his classroom.

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Did You Know?

The Fox School of Business and Management offers an MS degree in Innovation Management & Entrepreneurship that teaches next-generation strategy and leadership as well as creative problem solving, and other principles that are critical to the rapidly evolving university setting. A number of Temple faculty and staff have enrolled in this and other certificate programs offered by Fox over the past few years.

For more information contact Robert C. McNamee, managing director, Innovation & Entrepreneurship Institute (IEI) and assistant professor of instruction in the Department of Strategic Management or visit Fox's website.

Update: Temple-TAUP Contract Negotiations

Temple administrators and representatives from TAUP continue to meet to discuss the accretion of much of Temple's part-time faculty into TAUP.

View updates on their progress »

Faculty Dance Concert

Upcoming Events

The Esther Boyer College of Music and Dance will hold a Faculty Dance Concert, featuring works by current dance faculty, on February 3 and 4 at 7:30 in the Conwell Dance Theater.

Visit calendar for details »

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