Student Success

Match Day at Temple’s School of Medicine
Over 200 Temple medical students took part in this year’s Match Day, when all fourth-year medical students in the U.S. simultaneously open a sealed envelope and learn which hospital they “matched” with for their residencies.
March 24, 2015
From tragedy to triumph
Jamira Burley, FOX '12, grew up surrounded by drugs and violence, but she made a decision to travel a different path. Read her inspiring story, as featured in 'Forbes.'
March 23, 2015
Fox alumnus’ website takes guesswork out of renting
While at Temple, Ofo Ezeugwu, FOX ’13, developed the idea for Whose Your Landlord, an online platform that allows users to rate property owners and college residence halls. The site currently has more than 44,000 users.
March 22, 2015
Temple students "making it" in New York City
This semester, three seniors in the School of Media and Communication travel several days a week together to New York City for internships with prestigious media outlets. Watch as they share their experiences.
Temple Rome expands internship opportunities
Along with longstanding business internships, Temple Rome now offers arts internships. Whether at business or cultural institutions, these experiences immerse students more deeply in Italian culture.
Temple Trustee: “The sky is not the limit”
Temple Trustee Phillip Richards, FOX ’62, presented at the first installment of the Distinguished Alumni Lecture Series, launched this year to feature exemplary role models whose paths began with a Temple degree.
Art student wins business school competition
Tyler student Cassandra Reffner, Class of 2016, won the grand prize at the second annual Temple Analytics Challenge, a data-visualization competition organized by the Fox School of Business.
Students dig into the Bronze Age
A group of Temple undergraduates traveled to northern Oman to analyze the area’s shifting Bronze Age mortuary traditions.
From dream to distribution
Students in the Department of Film and Media Arts’ ‘Senior Projects’ class must write a script and a director’s statement on the importance of making their project—just to get in to the class.
Temple alumni create Fly in 4 scholarship
Alan M., CLA ’72, and Deborah Miffoluf Cohen, FOX ’72, have created a scholarship for students enrolled in Fly in 4, Temple's innovative plan to fast-track students' futures and limit their debt.
DreamIt Ventures accelerating alumni-led businesses
The business endeavors of three Temple University alumni are included in DreamIt Ventures’ recent round of accelerator programs.
Engineering student awarded SMART Scholarship
Electrical and computer engineering graduate student Brian Thibodeau, ENG ’14, has been awarded a two-year Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship by the National Defense Education Program.
Science museum becomes Temple classroom
Last semester, students enrolled in Ken Finkel's ‘Museum Studies’ class met weekly among the mounted skeletons and preserved animals at the Wagner Free Institute of Science, located just a few blocks from Temple's Main Campus.