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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
Monte Hull Monte Hull
  •  Environmental ethics


Liberal Arts, College of
Pauline Hurley-Kurtz Pauline Hurley-Kurtz
  •  Native species
  • Storm water management through plantings
  • Sustainable site design
  • Community planning in rural and urban contexts
Landscape Architecture and Horticulture,
Environmental Design, School of
Parsaoran Hutapea Parsaoran Hutapea
  •  PEM fuel cells


Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
James Hutchin James Hutchin
  •  Global climate change and the insurance industry


Strategic Management,
Business & Management, Fox School of
Andrew Isenberg Andrew Isenberg
  • American environmentalism


Liberal Arts, College of
Monika Jelic
  •  Local and global perspectives of population health
  • Health disparities in populations
  • Pediatric obesity within communities


Health Professions and Social Work, College of
David Kargbo David Kargbo

Advanced nanotechnology tools to evaluate environmental and human health impact, including:

  • soil screening for protection of human health and the environment;
  • environmental implications of hydraulic fracturing for extraction of natural gas;
  • biodiesel production from wastewater sludges;
  • predicting and reducing the impact of acid generation from mining operation; and,  
  • sustainable use waste ash to clean up contaminated environments.
Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Mohammad Kiani Mohammad Kiani
  • Sustainable urban environment
  • Nanotechnology
Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Michael Klein Michael Klein
  • Interaction of water with natural and synthetic systems
Science and Technology, College of
Michael Kuetemeyer Michael Kuetemeyer
  •  Exploration of earth science through video and digital media


Film & Media Arts,
Theater, Film and Media Arts, Division of


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