The term “crowdsourcing” has been flitting around the Internet in recent years to describe how users can come together to help solve a problem. It has evolved into sites like Kickstarter – and “crowdfunding” — where people go to raise money for a project from the masses. And now, biochemists are looking outside their labs to the Internet for help in their research. Science is now being crowdsourced.
George Cummings, TUTV programming and production manager and media studies and production adjunct faculty member, is the architect behind the new television production workshop “Temple Sports.” Thus far, students in the class covered six volleyball games and air a weekly sports talk show, during which student interview a coach and two athletes. They’ll be back at it again next semester.
You’ve seen the stunning images of the Philadelphia skyline that have been shared, retweeted, liked and have otherwise run rampant on Temple University social media. These shots of looming rainstorms and sunsets that paint the sky with pinks, reds and purples all came from the 22nd floor Morgan Hall room of School of Media and Communication students Megan and Maureen Healy.
- SMC Aspiring Scholar: Elly Perlowitz
- SMC Aspiring Scholar: Maggie Wurst
- SMC Aspiring Scholar: Melanie Collado
- SMC Aspiring Scholar: Daniel Slivjak
- SMC Aspiring Scholar: Lauren Brown