Sustainability News

Students design tiny house for Temple garden

At the Office of Sustainability’s Student Design Charrette, students from various disciplines competed to design a tiny house for Temple Community Garden.

Date of Publication: 
02/26/2015
Author: 
Brandon Lausch

Student-run café serves affordable local food

A completely student-run, cooperative café—the only one of its kind in the region on a university campus—Rad Dish Cooperative Café offers local, organic, budget-friendly food.

Date of Publication: 
02/18/2015
Author: 
Siobhan Redding

Community nonprofits connect with academics for research

At Community-Driven Research Day, held this year at Temple on Jan. 29, representatives from community-based organizations met with researchers from local universities to discuss opportunities for collaboration.

Date of Publication: 
02/18/2015
Author: 
Elisa Ludwig

A democratic coffee bar

Fledgling worker co-op cafe W/N W/N calls itself the first eatery of its kind in Philadelphia.

Date of Publication: 
02/17/2015
Author: 
Eamon Dreisbach

Students Help Put Down Roots

Temple Community Gardens and Temple’s Office of Sustainability teamed up to help redefine the term “Living Learning Community" with a tiny house design competition.

Date of Publication: 
02/12/2015
Author: 
Phil Alain Dupont and Sofia Rose Pignitor

Office of Sustainability Design Charrette (Temple Update)

Temple University's Office of Sustainability organized a Design Charrette in accordance with Temple Community Gardens for the purpose of getting students involved with helping other students & community members.

Date of Publication: 
02/11/2015
Author: 
Phil Dupont

Phila. will launch bike-sharing system in spring

With 600 stocky, blue-and-white bicycles, designed to be easy to use and hard to steal, Philadelphia will launch an ambitious bike-sharing system in spring in at least 60 locations, from Temple University to the Navy Yard and from the Delaware River to University City

Date of Publication: 
02/11/2015
Author: 
Paul Nussbaum

Students think tiny for design competition

In the Student Design Charrette held in Architecture Room 104, both undergraduate and graduate students had eight hours to compete to design a sustainable tiny house that will be built at the Temple Community Garden on Diamond and Carlisle.

Date of Publication: 
02/02/2015
Author: 
Michaela Winberg

Alumna finds new craft

Temple graduate Avi Loren Fox has created a sustainable line of hooded scarves made entirely in the United States.

Date of Publication: 
01/27/2015
Author: 
Alexa Bricker

Faculty Focus: Marine biologist Erik Cordes

In this newest installment of the faculty profile series, Associate Professor of Biology Erik Cordes discusses being a marine biologist, his work in the Gulf of Mexico and research opportunities for students.

Date of Publication: 
01/23/2015
Author: 
Preston Moretz

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