As an American studying abroad at Temple Rome in fall 2017, Ewan Johnson did not expect to be mistaken for a refugee, but while interning at the Joel Nafuma Refugee Center it happened more than once...
News and Announcements
This issue features record study abroad numbers, a new campus for TUJ, the impact of teaching abroad, student storytellers around the world, international student internships and entrepreneurs, Temple sponsors the 76ers in China, and more.
Whether in classrooms abroad or at home, international education is as much about ourselves as about others. Education Abroad’s AVP also teaches political science, and is currently engaging students on Britain’s exit from the European Union. The course draws important parallels between Brexit and trends in the US and elsewhere. Below is an excerpt from the full CLA story.
By: Nick Santangelo
Next fall, Temple Japan will move to a new campus that will significantly shape the future of the school and its student experience.
After 36 years in Tokyo and more than two decades in its current location, Temple University Japan Campus (TUJ) will move next fall into a brand new six-story building on the campus of Showa Women’s University (SWU).
In December, the Temple community joined TUJ Dean Bruce Stronach and Margery Sly, director of the Special Collections Research Center at Paley Library, to mark the dedication of the Temple University Japan Campus historical archive at Paley. Former TUJ Dean Rich Joslyn compiled the archive, which gathers materials from Temple’s 37-year history in Tokyo and celebrates the history of TUJ—the only Japanese branch campus of an American university. Provost JoAnn Epps and members of the TUJ family spoke about the significant milestones and future of TUJ.
Temple Rome recently sat down with Barbara Caen, the new associate director and director of the Internship and Community Engagement program. Originally from Antwerp, Belgium, Barbara received her BA and MA in art history from the Catholic University of Leuven and held a one-year Erasmus fellowship at the University Paris IV-Sorbonne. Barbara received her PhD in art history from the University of Zürich in 2012 and held a doctoral fellowship at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and two post-doctoral fellowships: one at the Frick Art Reference Library and one at the Academia Belgica in Rome.
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For the 2016-2017 academic year, Temple was named a top-producer for overall number, first-generation students, minority students, and number of destinations. Education Abroad is proud to support and mentor students through this process. If you are interested in applying for the Gilman, visit our Gilman Scholarship page for details about eligibility and how to apply.
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