Study Suggests Minority Kids May Be Missed in Autism Diagnoses

Autism picture

Researchers including Dr. Matt Tincani, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis in the College of Education at Temple University analyzed autism identification rates at schools across the United States between 2000 and 2007. These rates reflect how many students have been identified by schools -- not necessarily a doctor -- as having autism.

President Theobald discusses Temple Option on Bloomberg TV

President Neil D. Theobald

Temple University President Neil D. Theobald visited Bloomberg’s offices in New York City to meet with higher-education reporter Janet Lorin, one of the leading voices in the national media covering student debt, admissions and financial aid. President Theobald has been a voice for alternative admissions, understanding that standardized test scores may not reflect a student's full potential.

Dr. Steven Gross Named 2014 UCEA Master Professor

Dr. Steve Gross and Dr. Joan Shapiro, UCEA Master Professors

Dr. Steven J. Gross, Professor of Educational Leadership in the College of Education at Temple University was named the 2014 University Council for Educational Administration Master Professor.

The UCEA Master Professor award is given to an individual faculty member whose distinguished record includes the following characteristics:

Dr. Frank Farley and alumna Tamron Hall talk fear on NBC Today

Dr. Frank Farley

When Tamron Hall, Temple alumna and co-host of NBC’s Today, visited a haunted house in New Jersey, she screamed so much that she hurt herself—a deep muscle tear. Letting out a yelp is part of the normal response to fear, said educational psychologist Frank Farley of Temple’s College of Education. “Screams have multiple features. They can be a signal for help; they can be an expression of emotion,” he said. “Screaming is one form of expressing fear. … [It’s] what we do in social situations that have scary qualities.” So why do people seek out haunted houses and horror movies? “It is scary, but it’s a safe thrill,” Farley said.

Dr. Steven Gross Receives CSLEE Willower Award

Dr. Gross was selected as the recipient of the CSLEE Willower Award for Excellence in recognition of his work in Turbulence Theory and for co-editing The Handbook for Ethical Educational Leadership.The Willower Award for Excellence is the highest CSLEE honor awarded in recognition of exemplary scholarship in the field of Ethical Leadership.


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