Student Success

Students working with a prosthetic hand in a classroom.
Engineering seniors design innovations to improve life
From a lighter prosthetic hand to solar energy-generating sidewalks, the latest senior design projects in the College of Engineering seek to make life easier.
January 18, 2017
Books on a bookshelf in Samuel Paley Library.
Alumnus’ history of racism wins National Book Award
Ibram X. Kendi, CLA ’07, ’10, credits Temple as the place where he honed the “cultural critique” that helped him write the book.
January 16, 2017
Johnny Young standing in front of a stained glass window.
Traveler's assurance
Alumnus Johnny Young was a storied diplomat before heading up the world’s largest nongovernmental provider of services for asylees and refugees.
January 13, 2017
 Temple graduate Jamira Burley standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
Owls earn spots on ‘Forbes’ magazine's ‘30 Under 30’ list
This year’s “30 Under 30” list by Forbes magazine honored three Temple alumni as leaders in their fields.
Philadelphia City Hall.
Temple alumni land on ‘Who’s Next in Politics’ list
Five Temple alumni made 'Billy Penn’s' list of up-and-coming young political influencers.
A man and woman standing in front of a painting.
Behind the scenes of ‘Create TU’
Meet the student stars of Temple’s newest video.
Temple University graduate Yasmine Mustafa standing outside on campus.
Alumna joins global influencers on BBC’s ‘100 Women 2016’ list
The BBC selected Temple graduate Yasmine Mustafa as one of its “100 Women 2016” for making a difference around the world.
student Alison Boettlin holding up a holiday card with candy canes on it.
Student pays it forward with holiday cards for homeless
Temple Senior Alison Boettlin is giving back this holiday season by collecting cards for people who are homeless.
two students examining a document in Temple’s Cardiovascular Research Center.
Doctoral students land prestigious fellowships
Five doctoral students in Temple’s medical school received grants from the National Institutes of Health and the American Heart Association.
medical student Michael Rockman standing in a lab.
Med student shares lessons from the other side of the stretcher
A Temple University doctor-in-training who suffered serious injuries in a car crash wrote about what he learned as a patient.
Three members of the Ewell family standing together and smiling.
Owl in the family
The number of legacy students at Temple University has more than doubled in the past decade.
A student taking video of himself at a basketball game.
Life at Temple, through one Owl’s eyes
A Temple film major uses his passion to capture the excitement of his college experience.
Student Ashley Rodriguez smiling as she meets Tina Fey and others.
First Fey Scholarship recipient leaves mark on campus
Temple senior Ashley Rodriguez, the first recipient of the Fey Memorial Scholarship, is a leader among veterans on campus.