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How a Philly man is fighting the city’s gun violence epidemic — one drum line at a time

BY: - April 29, 2022

The Beloved Care Project, which recently marched around Philly's university campus, aims to address the root causes of gun violence.

Milton Pollard (L) and Sandra White talk to Temple University President Jason Wingard during his bicycle ride through North Philadelphia

Temple U. prez Wingard bikes thru North Philly to talk safety, cooperation with local residents

BY: - April 7, 2022

Temple officials set off on mountain bikes to engage with their neighbors about collaboration and partnership.

Pa. state-related university leaders make a case for increased funds ahead of 2022-23 budget

BY: - March 3, 2022

Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat who leaves office this year, has proposed a 5 percent increase in funds for state-related universities.

Temple Univ. initiative aims to keep more Black Philly youth in college

BY: - November 1, 2021

Daniel Liberis, a West Oak Lane resident, is one of thousands of African-American students in Philadelphia who have dropped out of college due to economic hardships.

‘We are Philadelphia’s university’: As he takes the helm Temple’s new prez talks future plans

BY: - October 4, 2021

'Just like with the academic curriculum, we need to make sure that we are keeping current with the changing landscape of athletics,' Temple President Jason Wingard said.

Jason Wingard named first African-American president of Temple University

BY: - June 9, 2021

By Ayana Jones PHILADELPHIA — Jason Wingard has been named the first African American president in Temple University’s 137-year history. Wingard, who holds a doctorate in education leadership, previously served as dean emeritus and professor of Human Capital Management at the Columbia University School of Professional Studies. “I certainly recognize the significance of this moment […]

States poised to allow college athletes to profit off their name, image, and likeness

BY: - June 7, 2021

Statutes in five states, including Georgia and Florida, will go into effect July 1.

At Temple Univ., students prep for a return to in-person classes this fall

BY: - March 24, 2021

During the fall 2020 semester, Temple held all of its classes online. While the majority of spring the semester classes remain online, the university has expanded the number of courses with an in-person component.

Community activists and elected officials demand diversity on Temple’s presidential search committee

BY: - September 22, 2020

Community activists, elected officials and union leaders are calling on Temple University’s board of trustees to form a more inclusive search committee for its new president

Temple University announces anti-racism initiative

BY: - September 18, 2020

It calls for reinvesting in Temple’s Department of Africology and African American Studies, prioritizing recruitment and retention of faculty and employees of color, investing in campus-wide anti-racism training and launching a bridge program for North Philadelphia youth.

No match for COVID-19, Temple Univ. students get ready for life online

BY: - September 9, 2020

As of Sept. 8, Temple had 283 active cases among students and employees, according to the student newspaper, The Temple News. 

‘We have to change our plans almost every day,’ Temple international students struggle with new visa rules

BY: - July 10, 2020

Like college students across the country, Nienke Oerlemans, had been hoping to rejoin her classmates at Temple University when classes resumed this fall.