Temple Today Newsletter
Thursday, July 16, 2009
* Temple students take state budget concerns to Harrisburg: Temple Student Government (TSG) leaders delivered approximately 3,000 letters expressing "extreme concern" about Gov. Rendell's budget proposal, which would cut $31.5 million in state funding to the university.
* Another season of madness: Historian says popular Mad Men series realistically depicts power constructs of the 60s.
* Summer Blog Upddate: The Pink Dandelions Project:Tyler School of Art student Nicole Wilson chronicles her research work in attempting to create a new, pink breed of dandelion. Her online journal, which also includes recipes for candied dandelions and dandelion cookies, is one of three new student blogs added this week.
* Hope floats: Local middle school students participate in Raft Rally as part of CST's 14-day ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp.
* Just for fun: New NIH grant funds research on how free-time activities can help recovery from mental illness.
* College of Engineering expands into Middle East: New 2+2 agreement will bring students from United Arab Emirates to Temple.
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Below are highlights of Temple-sponsored events. For complete listings, visit the http://calendar.temple.edu, where you can sign up for event notices, create RSS feeds and filter to see specific categories.
* Sunday Evening Summer Concert Series: SUNDAY, June 12. 6:30 p.m., Ambler Campus Learning Center, front lawn. Catch the second concert in the summer series as Steve & Steve take the stage. Bring a lawn chair or blanket and enjoy a musical summer atmosphere. For details, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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