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Green Tip

Unplugging your devices, lowering your heat, and smartly disposing of waste are a few ways to leave for break on sustainable note!



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

Curriculum & Scholarship

Name Sustainability Interests School & Department
Oleksandr Diloyan Oleksandr Diloyan
  •  Senior project advisor -  “Energy Accumulation by Utilizing Car’s Kinetic Energy” and  “Enhanced Storm water Drainage System Using Rain Water Harvesting"


Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Jeffrey Doshna
  • Community economic development
  • Community development finance
  • Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative
Community and Regional Planning,
Environmental Design, School of
Alice Drueding Alice Drueding
  • Sustainability and curriculum infusion
  • Migratory bird collisions
  • Energy conservation
Graphic & Interactive Design,
Art, Tyler School of
Charles Dyke Charles Dyke
  • Philosophy of Biology


Liberal Arts, College of
Sasha Eisenman Sasha Eisenman
  • Botony and horticulture
  • Saving endangered plant species
Landscape Architecture and Horticulture,
Environmental Design, School of
Frank Farley Frank Farley
  • Public understanding of science and education


Psychological Studies in Education,
Education, College of
Jeffrey Featherstone Jeffrey Featherstone
  •  Water resources management and dispute resolution


Community and Regional Planning,
Environmental Design, School of
Barbara Ferman Barbara Ferman
  • Sustainable Communities Initiative
  • Urban politics
Political Science,
Liberal Arts, College of
Amy Freestone Amy Freestone
  • Her research bridges classic community ecology with macroecology 
  • Impact of species interactions on community assembly and eosystem function, particularly resistance to invasion by non-native species and these processes' structure patterns of species diversity in space and time. 
Science and Technology, College of
Melissa Gilbert
  • Urgan geography
  • Feminist critical race studies
  • Social action 
Geography & Urban Studies,
Liberal Arts, College of


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