Honors Bulletin

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STIPEND STUDENTS! Tomorrow is a big day. It's the Merit Scholar Stipend Fair, which means we've got Study Abroad + Internships + Research Opportunities abounding for you to learn more about. This is one of the best places to get started on figuring out how you'll use your stipend. So fix up, look sharp, and see what the fair has to offer for you!

11:30am - 2:30pm
Student Center Room 200 A, B, C
RSVP through the Owl Network

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  • Merit Scholar Fair (Yes, it's that important that we mention it twice)
  • Professional Development & Employment Opportunities
  • Scholarships & Awards
  • Events & Other Opportunities

Professional Development & Employment Opportunities

Need a job on campus? This office needs someone NOW.

The Office of the Institutional Review Board is looking for a student worker, junior year and below to start work ASAP. Prefer someone who can work afternoons (1pm or 2pm to 5pm, M-F or Tues, Wed, Thurs), working with the IRB Coordinators and covering the front desk (answering the phone) when the receptionist leaves at 4pm.

Send your resume and availability directly to Marilyn Lewis (lewism@temple.edu). Use the subject line: IRB campus job and let her know you heard about it from Honors. Do indicate on your resume that you are in Honors (assuming you are--).

Smart People Should Build Things. Here's your chance.

Why not work with Venture for America?

Venture for America is a two-year fellowship program for enterprising recent college grads to launch their careers as entrepreneurs. After five weeks of training, VFA Fellows spend two years as full-time, salaried employees at startups in emerging U.S. cities, getting hands-on experience and learning how to build businesses. More than just a job, VFA provides the additional mentorship, network, and resources Fellows need to become entrepreneurs and make an impact in their communities. One out of four VFA alumni even go on to start companies of their own!

​The LAST CHANCE to join the Class of 2016 is approaching! Final deadline to apply: Monday, February 1st at 11:59pmEST

Visit ventureforamerica.org​ or learn more below:



Still have questions? Contact VFA at apply@ventureforamerica.org.​

Scholarships & Awards

Diamond Awards are an Honors student's best friend- WIN ONE!

Juniors/Seniors: win a Diamond Award, the most prestigious student affairs award honoring students who have excelled academically and extra-curricularly at Temple U. You can nominate yourself or a friend who deserves to win. Winning is a big deal and a huge compliment...it also is fabulous recommendation letter fodder. Nominate a friend who might be too modest to nominate him/herself. Copy + Paste this link to get started:
https://apps.temple.edu/DiamondAward/nominate.aspx

Events & Other Opps

Sex and Sexting Lecture in the 1800s with David Mislin

Today 3:30 - 5:00 PM
Howard Gittis Student Center Room 200A

Register here for tickets!

In every generation, parents panic about rampant, out-of-control teenage sexual experimentation. And they convince themselves that their children are far more promiscuous than previous generations. But long before cell phones and sexting spurred modern anxieties, there were letters, and their contents suggest that adolescents’ behavior has been remarkably consistent. In this talk, David Mislin revisits the mid-nineteenth century — a time we imagine to be the height of moral behavior — and explores how technology has changed, but attitudes and behavior have not.

HootaThon WANTs YOU!

HootaThon is a 12 hour dance marathon that raises money to support the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. HootaThon is currently accepting applications for committee members! There are a range of committees that require a range of different talents - find which one seems like the fit for you. You can find descriptions of the different committees and the application here. Don't forget applications close end of day January 22nd! FTK!

Do you sing in the shower? Join OwlCappella!

Do you sing in the shower? Do you listen to pop music? Do you like singing pop music in the shower? If so, you should audition for Temple's first co-ed a cappella group, OwlCappella!


Not only is OwlCappella a collective of fellow pop/shower singers, it is also a great group of people that love to sing in regular, public environments, LASER tagging, eating food together, and just plain hang out (like normal people). Besides being a little funky, OwlCappella has recorded three EPs (available on Itunes, Spotify and Loudr) and is planning to tour the Southern US in May 2016! Think that OwlCappella might be the thing for you?

Good news! We're holding auditions on Tuesday, January 19th and Wednesday, January 20th at 5PM in Presser Hall (connected to Tyler School of Art). Please prepare a 30-second solo that shows off your voice (no classical or musical theater selections please)!


For more information about this owlsome group of people, check out our website: www.owlcappella.com

Or, check out the group's Facebook page: www.facebook.com/owlcappella

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