Student Success

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.
December 5, 2016
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.
November 28, 2016
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.
November 18, 2016
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.
Students in a TV studio preparing to shoot a news segment.
Students cover election live on the frontlines
Students in the School of Media and Communication are using their skills to report on the outcomes of the 2016 presidential election.
Yasmine Mustafa standing outside smiling.
Owls score Geek Awards
Temple Made community leaders and entrepreneurs were recognized for their contributions to Philadelphia’s geek scene.
Sharon Pinkenson smiling as she sits on a stage.
Starring Philadelphia
That moment of pride upon seeing Philadelphia on the big screen? Thank Sharon Pinkenson, EDU ’71, for that.
Melissa Krug standing with ancient artifacts in the background.
A labor of love, from Temple to Peru
Melissa Krug, a doctoral student in the College of Liberal Arts, earned a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship to conduct research on artisans in South America.
Five dancers performing on stage.
Fifth annual drag show: you better work
The show is part of the National Coming Out Week celebration at Temple.
A prototype being created in a lab.
Engineering takes brain hackathon prize
A team of graduate students won the top prize with a muscle-controlled car.
Nadia Vanessa Toro sitting with Paley Library in the background.
National Coming Out Week: Nadia’s story
Coming out to yourself can be one of the most important steps in the coming out process, says Nadia Vanessa Toro.
Three young men sitting and talking together.
Triple major
Dylan, Jared and Jonathan McFerran are the only triplets in Temple’s Class of 2020.