Uplifting for success: Temple First’s resources for first-generation students
As a first-generation college student, I am deeply aware of the hidden challenges that emerge throughout the higher education experience. Without family to call and ask about their experiences with school, the importance of developing a network of peers and advisors is critical to closing the financial knowledge and resource gap that troubles so many […]
The right to rent: reforming the retail sector, one brick at a time
“This is one of those articles that came about as I was walking around South Street,” says William Bunting, assistant professor of legal studies at the Fox School. While walking down South Street recently, Bunting encountered a number of empty storefronts. Always the researcher, he wondered why retail vacancies were on the rise—especially in increasingly […]
What is Big Brother watching?
Earlier this year, in the immediate wake of the storming of the United States Capitol, only a handful of arrests were made. Yet, in the weeks that followed, there were more than 400 additional people charged, and hundreds more are still under investigation. According to Samuel Hodge Jr., we can thank facial recognition software for […]
#MeToo Bots in the workplace
The #MeToo movement shined a light on sexual harassment in the workplace, resulting in powerful individuals throughout every industry being exposed and convicted publicly. But the movement has not necessarily helped people understand that two behaviors—being aggressive and physical assault—are not the only unlawful actions when it comes to mistreatment in the workplace. Across the […]
Advancing DEI in the field of law
“When people say, ‘Let’s move the needle of DEI,’ my question is, ‘Which dial are we looking at?’” That’s how Angela Winfield, the newly appointed chief diversity officer for the Law School Admission Council, views the work of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). In September, the Fox School’s Department of Legal Studies hosted Winfield and […]
The Fox School launches a Center for Ethics, Diversity and Workplace Culture
The Center for Ethics, Diversity and Workplace Culture (CEDWC) is the brainchild of Leora Eisenstadt, associate professor in the Department of Legal Studies at the Fox School of Business at Temple University. The center, which soft-launched in Spring 2020, will be a hub for research, dialogue and innovation. To get a sense of the past, […]
Remembering the legacy of Professor Kevin Fandl
Kevin Fandl’s passion for his research and students was palpable. He dedicated himself to serving students, advancing legal and international business scholarship, and sharing his talents for the betterment of others, both near and far. And he did so while wearing many hats: as associate professor of legal studies and strategic global management, Irwin Gross […]
On the ‘business of Pride’
Corporate sponsorship of Pride Month, often seen in the form of rainbow logos or Pride-themed merchandise, is an aspect of the monthly celebration that has caught the attention of many in recent years—for better or worse.
To discuss the benefits, opportunities and challenges of corporate-sponsored Pride, we spoke to Jeffrey Boles, associate professor and chair of the Legal Studies Department at the Fox School of Business.
Fox Professor Leora Eisdenstadt wins Lindback Award for Distinguished Teaching
Earlier this month, Leora Eisenstadt of the Department of Legal Studies was awarded Temple University’s c, which recognizes and honors faculty members who epitomize the highest levels of sustained teaching excellence in a classroom, laboratory or clinical setting. In addition to being an associate professor at the Fox School of Business, Eisenstadt is the founding […]
Why Law needed to meet business during the pandemic
“We are a society that has been structured from top to bottom by race. You don’t get beyond that by deciding not to talk about it anymore. It will always come back; it will always reassert itself over and over again.” Kimberle Williams Crenshaw, UCLA Law Professor In February, the Department of Legal Studies at […]
ERA to USA: Protecting a Fragile Future
“The people have a right to clean air, pure water, and to the preservation of the national, scenic, historic and aesthetic values of the environment. Pennsylvania’s public natural resources are the common property of all of the people, including generations yet to come. As trustee of these resources, the Commonwealth shall conserve and maintain them […]
What is Big Brother watching? New article analyzes forensics
New legal review papers from Fox School of Business Professor Samuel Hodge, Jr., details the many ethical and legal implications of forensics in the 21st century PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 3, 2021 — Last month, in the immediate wake of the storming of the United States Capitol, only a handful of arrests were made. Yet, in the […]
Students learn from prolific employment law attorneys about COVID-19 issues
With the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking havoc on global societies, employers have had to ask numerous legal questions regarding employees, contracts and financial interruptions. Francine Griessing, founder of Griesing Law, and Michael Torchia, managing member at Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia, know this as well as anyone. The two spoke to Fox School of Business students, […]
High time for legalization?
In 1973, Oregon became the first state in the U.S. to decriminalize the use of marijuana. Nearly fifty years later, eleven other states—including Colorado, Alaska, California, Nevada, Massachusetts and Vermont—have all fully legalized recreational marijuana. So, what is holding back the rest of the country from joining in the green rush? Kevin Fandl, associate professor […]
‘My disability is not a curse… It is a gift’
Fox School of Business legal studies major and North Philadelphia native Shawn Aleong leads charge in advocating for persons with disabilities PHILADELPHIA—Shawn Aleong smiles as he walks through Temple University’s Alter Hall. He stops and says hello to faculty members. He greets friends as they pass by. For Aleong, this is home. It’s the environment […]