The newest issue of Outlook featues highlights of the Science Education and Research Center now rising on Main Campus; the critical role advisors play in helping students reach their goals; the college's impressive metrics and milestones 2007-2012; and one of CST's longest funded-research lists ever.
You can also read a special message from Dean Michael Klein and a first-person account of conferencing with dozens of Nobel Laureates; learn about new faculty members and student achievements; and scan news and notes from every CST department.
The spring 2012 issue of Touchpoint covers the soon-to-break-ground Science Education and Research Center, this year's student URP Symposium winners, the emerging model system green anole lizard and web-based lizardbase project and "chemistry on a plate," a profile of alumnus Jim Guare, who after a successufl career at Merck is now taking on a new career. Also: a message from Dean Dai, the list of Distinguished Faculty and Student Award winners, a TUteach update and photos from winter graduation.
This issue of Outlook, CST's annual alumni magazine, features stories on the Computer & Information Sciences Department; tech commercialization and multidisciplinary research throughout the college; new faculty; class notes and an Honor Roll of Donors. You can also read a special message from Dean Hai-Lung Dai; meet alumni Marcda Hilaire, Joseph Allegra and Mirza Ahmed and learn more about our award-winning students and professors.
The latest issue of Touchpoint features information on the new Science Education and Research Building; CST's innovative Undergraduate Research Program; and how insertional mutagenesis is helping scientists understand the cardiovascular system.
Meet one of TUteach's first graduates and master teacher Marlene Hilkowitz and learn how you can support TUteach's $1 million challenge in the latest edition of the TUteach Bulletin.
The Fall 2009 issue of Research Abstract, CST's biannual research newsletter, is now available in pdf form online. The issue features explorations of the subatomic physics research being performed by Professor Zein-Eddine Meziani, the surface and environmental chemistry research of Professor Dan Strongin, and research into new methods for machine learning being done by Assistant Professor of Computer and Information Sciences Yuhong Guo.
The first issue of the TUteach Bulletin, a biannual newsletter with profiles and information on the TUteach program, is now available online. The first issue features a profile of TUteach student Julio Viera, a Q&A with mentor teacher Chris Williams, and a message from the program's co-Directors.
The fall 2009 issue of Outlook, the College of Science and Technology's annual magazine, now available online, features stories on Chemistry's Frank Davis, the recent history of the Math Department, and an update with Dean Dai on the College's recent progress.
The 2009 Chemistry of Wine tasting with Greg Moore of Moore Brothers Wine Company was again a popular and enjoyable event! More than 50 alumni, friends, faculty and staff learned about the chemistry of wine and wine making from Department of Chemistry Chair Rob Levis before tasting 5 handcrafted wines from Moore Brothers. Moore led the tasting of a Champagne Réserve Bérèche Père et Fils NV, a 2008 Touraine Sauvignon Le Pétiot Domaine Ricard, a 2007 Steeger St. Jost Riesling Spätlese trocken Weingut Ratzenberger, a 2005 Bergerac Les Coteaux de Bernasse Château Haut Bernasse, and a 2007 Dolcetto di Dogliani Maioli Anna Maria Abbona. Photos of the event are available in the College's online photo gallery.
The spring 2009 issue of Research Abstract, the College's research newsletter, contains an exploration of Biology professor Mark Feitelson's research, a look at the work of some of math's geometers, and a story on the research of Zoran Obradovic, director of CST's Center for Information Science and Technology. Download
The spring 2009 issue of Touchpoint, the College's supplement to Outlook magazine, contains a TUteach update, alumni profiles, scholarship recipient snapshots and a photographic recap of the College's 10th Anniversary Celebration. Download
The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Awards Dinner and Alumni Reception was held on April 16, 2009. Over 20 alumni enjoyed reconnecting with our current Computer and Information Sciences faculty and ACM students during the alumni reception and awards dinner. Attendees were welcomed by CIS chair Justin Shi and CIS faculty Frank Friedman before honoring the achievements of the ACM students. In addition to the 40 graduate and undergraduate CIS students, over 40 alumni and faculty were also in attendance. Click here for a full list of alumni and faculty. It was great to have our alumni on campus to celebrate with our students and reconnect with Temple. Click here to view pictures from the event.
The 2009 Spring Bulletins from the Departments of Chemistry, Computer and Information Sciences and Earth and Environmental Science feature news and updates on the Departments, upcoming events and exciting alumni news. Click on the links below to read the 2009 Spring Bulletins.
CST alumni, faculty and friends enjoyed two Temple men's basketball victories from the John Chaney suite recently: the team bested Fordham on February 18 and St. Joe's March 5. Senior Dionte Christmas led the Owls with 23 points in the victory over Big 5 rival St. Joe's, helping to clinch a first-round bye in the Atlantic 10 Tournament. Mathematics major Sergio Olmos scored 14 points and had 6 rebounds.
Fans were treated to cheesesteaks, cold drinks and a bird's-eye view of the games from the John Chaney Suite. Click on the following links for photos of the fun:
Sarah Hetznecker, BA '83, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, was inducted into the Temple University League for Entrepreneurial Women's Hall of Fame on October 28, 2008. Hetznecker is Director of Project Development for the United States branch of Conergy, one of the world's largest solar energy companies.
Hetznecker a and her husband Gary Sheehan, a fellow EES alumnus, founded the environmental consulting firm Mesa Environmental Sciences, Inc. in the 1990s. The firm's success with solar installations eventually led to its purchase by Conergy.
Hetznecker had previously been recognized as one of Pennsylvania's Best 50 Women in Business by the Commonwealth's Secretary of Community and Economic Development in 2005 and is a founding Board Member of the Society of Women Environmental Professionals of Greater Philadelphia.
The classes of 1950 – 59 reunion for science majors was held November 23 and 24 in conjunction with College of Science and Technology’s 10th Anniversary Celebration. The reunion began Sunday at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts with a private luncheon followed by a tour and the 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert Honoring Distinguished Faculty and Students featuring the Ambler Symphony Orchestra and guest conductor Dean Hai-Lung Dai.
On Monday reunion attendees were welcomed back to campus for a private lunch and tour showcasing the enormous strides Temple and the College have made over that past few years. CST's Vice Dean George Palladino and Assistant Dean Brooke Walker joined the former Temple graduates who spent the weekend reconnecting with old classmates and reminiscing about their time at Temple. Click here to view pictures from the reunion.
The Reunion Buzz Book with pictures, a summary of the reunion, and classes of 1950 – 59 directory will be sent out to all science graduates from the Classes of 1950 - 59 in the next few weeks. Should you have any questions, please contact Erika Clemons at 215-204-8281 or email@example.com.
The College of Science and Technology is proud to celebrate our 10th anniversary. CST was established as an independent college in 1998 so that Temple could provide a better focus for the development of research and education in science. Indeed, in 10 short years CST has shown tremendous growth and is now an institution of 3,600 students and 200 faculty with the mission of participating in scientific discovery and technology innovation as well as preparing students for our country’s future in science and technology.
The 10th Anniversary Celebration, November 17 – 23, will recognize the achievements, progress, and development of the College.YOU ARE INVITED to distinguished lectures and events from each of the six departments culminating in a 10th Anniversary Celebration Concert Honoring Distinguished Faculty and Students, November 23rd at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
We hope you will be able to join us at one of the many exciting events we have planned. For more information or to register for 10th anniversary events, visit www.temple.edu/cst/10.
The premiere issue of CST's Research Abstract, a twice-yearly publication focusing on research at the College, includes pieces on chemistry chair Robert Levis's work in strong field chemistry, a novel device from the physics department that increases fuel economy, and new results in cancer research at the Sbarro Institue. Download
The Fall 2008 issue of Outlook features stories on the College's exciting new TUteach program, vital Earth and Environmental Science work on understanding groundwater, and four CIS undergraduate's research into the methods behind online dating. Download
On August 18, 2008 the College of Science and Technology's Department of Chemistry held an Alumni and Friends Reception at the National American Chemical Society conference in the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The conference, which takes place twice a year, attracts an estimated 11,000 chemists, chemical engineers, academics and graduates to
present new research, hear the latest information in their areas of professional interest, and network with colleagues. This year, the Department of Chemistry presented nearly twice the amount of material they have in previous years, indicating the expansion and progress of the research program at Temple. Included among the presentations was new tenured faculty member Bradford Wayland, who has years of experience researching metallo-radical and organo-metal substrate reactions and living radical polymerization.
The reception featured remarks by Dean Hai-Lung Dai and Department Chair Robert Levis, who addressed the group and raffled off Temple prizes for attendees. Click here to view the Event Photos.
Reminisce with old friends, make new memories at the Classes of 1950 - 1959 Reunion. Click here for a Schedule of Events. For more information or to register, please contact Erika Clemons, 215-204-8281 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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On October 4 and 5, the College of Science and Technology held a reunion for the classes of 1945—1949, with some graduates returning to Temple’s campus for the first time in decades. Event Photos
Outlook, the College’s magazine for alumni and friends, debuted in July 2007 with an issue about new leadership at the College and University. The most recent issue, released November 2007, focuses on the importance of faculty and mentors. Future editions will be published each fall, with the next to be released in October 2008. Download
Der-Min Fan arrived at Temple with a graduate scholarship, a few suitcases and little else. A native of Taiwan, she had never visited the United States and knew almost nothing about life in America. Full Story
Paul G. Curcillo, II, M.D., CST '84, is the new president of the College's Alumni Association. If you would like to get involved, please e-mail email@example.com
Outlook, the College’s magazine for alumni and friends, debuted in July 2007 with an issue about new leadership at the College and University. The next issue, to be released in November 2007, will focus on the importance of faculty and mentors. Future editions will be published in the fall and spring of each year. Download
Schedule of Events
For more information or to register, please contact:
Erika Clemons, Assistant Director of Development, 215-204-8281