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Researchers test balance reactions

Temple researchers in the physical therapy department have created a virtual environment to study how an individual is able to keep their balance when placed in a busy setting. Participants in the experiment were strapped to a moving platform, where they were asked to put on a set of 3-D glasses, all while focusing on the internal signals their joints were giving them.…

Research shows Internet tools increase physician disease reporting

Temple researchers released the results of a study on the use of Internet tools to increase disease reporting by physicians. Dr. Lawrence Ward, an assistant professor of medicine at Temple and author of the study, said the use of Internet tools is a more convenient way for physicians to report diseases.…

Knoll awaits sentencing in DUI case

Temple student Dreamah Knoll, 23, was convicted this past December of driving under the influence during the February 2006 crash that killed Ciara Deprill. Knoll was exonerated from the original charges of homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter, and homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence.…

Educator nominated to join SRC

Dr. Heidi Ramirez, Temple’s director of the Urban Education Collaborative, was nominated by Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell as the first Latina member on the board of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission on Nov.…

AIDS Walk Draws Region-Wide Support

The annual Philadelphia AIDS Walk gained support from over 21 organizations from Temple University. The event took place in front of the steps of Philadelphia’s Art Museum, where people of all ages gathered to participate in the walk.…

Hart visits TSG

Temple University President Ann Weaver Hart spent the duration of yesterday’s Temple Student Government meeting addressing some burning issues. “The greatest strength [of Temple] is its students and faculty and staff.…

Disabilty Services provides scholarships to students in need

Since 1976, Disability Services and Resources has reached out to hundreds of Temple University students. DSR has strived to inform students that there is hope for each and every one of them, even when the student may feel they don’t fit the requirements to receive educational funding.…