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Adopting from an animal shelter/rescue allows you to rehome rescue animals and not support abusive practices. Avoid breeders and puppy mills!



Green Campus Tour

Guided maps of sustainability initiatives at Temple University

Climate Action Plan

Temple became a signatory of the Presidents Climate Commitment in 2008 and again in 2016.

Annual Report

Find out about Temple’s progress toward a more sustainable future by reviewing our Annual Report

Faculty Funded Research

As a member of the American College & University Presidents Climate Commitment (ACUPCC), Temple University developed a Climate Action Plan in 2010 with one of its goals to expand sustainability research. Temple faculty from many disciplines engage in research in a wide range of sustainability topics.

Click to view recent funded research:

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FY 2013

Project School and Department Lead Investigator(s) Funding Source Start Datesort ascending
Using Data from Climate Science to Teach Introductory Statistics Statistics,
Business & Management, Fox School of
Dr. Gary Witt Temple University 09/2013
Water and Environmental Technology Center (WET) Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Rominder Suri NSF 08/2011
Sustainable Communities Initiative Political Science,
Liberal Arts, College of
Barbara Ferman Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine 04/2011
CAREER: II-VI Semiconductor Vapor Phase Epitaxy guided by Kinetically Active Surface Agents Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Svetlana Neretina National Science Foundation (NSF) 02/2011
Porous Plastic-Based Cementitious Materials for Pervious Pavements Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Naji Khoury National Science Foundation (NSF) 01/2011
T-VSSI Breaking Down Barriers Phase IV Community and Regional Planning,
Environmental Design, School of
Jeffrey Featherstone William Penn Foundation 01/2011
Large-Scale Fabrication of Printable Hybrid Solar Cells Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Svetlana Neretina Drexel University 01/2011
Biodegradation of Buried Oil: Evaluation, Prediction, and Enhancement: A decision support study The Unified Incident Command of the DWH Spill Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Michel Boufadel, Benoit Van Aken U.S. Coast Guard 12/2010
Carbon Sequestration through Restoration in Philadelphia Fairmount Park Landscape Architecture and Horticulture,
Environmental Design, School of
Mary Myers National Fish and Wildlife Foundation 12/2010
Digging Deeper Architecture,
Art, Tyler School of
Sally Harrison Village of Arts & Humanities 11/2010


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