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Wachman Hall renovation to modernize classrooms, increase accessibility
Temple University’s Wachman Hall will soon be renovated. Construction on the $11.5 million project is set to start within four to six weeks and finish in time for the 2015–2016 academic year.
September 16, 2014
SERC, faster Wi-Fi in residence halls, TECH Center upgrades headline summer projects
Over the summer, Temple Facilities Management pursued 70 construction, renovation and upgrade projects totaling $186 million across the university.
September 16, 2014
Highlights from recent stories about Temple in the media
It was a busy week for Temple scholars in the national news media, with faculty sharing their expertise about graphic design education in 'U.S.News & World Report,' the Japanese job market in 'USA Today,' adolescent psychology in the 'The Atlanta Journal-Constitution' and journalism trends in 'The Washington Times.'
Up and coming: Temple’s 'U.S. News' rankings highlight recent growth trend
The release of the latest 'U.S. News' 'Best Colleges' rankings contained plenty of good news for Temple, which earned recognition for its graduation rates, academic reputation, undergraduate business programs and veterans programs. Temple's overall rank has jumped 11 places in only four years, making it one of America's 20 fastest-rising public national universities.
Temple Dining Services introduces healthier, more economical changes
The start of the fall semester brings campuswide changes to Temple Dining Services that offer a healthier, more economical approach to on-campus eating.
Temple University creates new resource in support of diversity
Temple University continues to support its mission to maintain a campus climate that celebrates and welcomes diversity with the rollout of a new website.
Temple University’s Disability Resources and Services now offers convenient web tool
Disability Resources and Services recently introduced MyDRS, a web tool that allows students and instructors the flexibility to register for services from their own computers and according to their own schedules.
Highlights from recent stories about Temple in the media
Recent media appearances by Temple faculty and students included a major 'Washington Post' feature story highlighting psychologist Laurence Steinberg's research on the teen brain and a 'New York Times' story featuring a job search by a well-prepared senior at Temple University, Japan.
More than 83 percent of freshmen sign up for Fly in 4
With more than 83 percent of freshmen participating, the large sign-up for Fly in 4 has far surpassed President Neil D. Theobald’s goal of 75 percent of the incoming class.
Temple University announces extension of police patrol borders
Temple University is extending and squaring off its patrol borders for policing to further improve responsiveness to Temple’s off-campus residential student population and community members who live near Main Campus.
Class of 2018 kicks off college careers by taking #selfies
Students in the Class of 2018 have officially started their college careers, but first they took a #selfie.
Temple Football honors Lewis Katz at season opening win
The Owls opened the 2014 football season, taking on Vanderbilt University. In a touching tribute to Temple alumnus and Trustee Lewis Katz, CST '63, the Owls wore commemorative patches on their helmets. Also debuting during the nationally televised game was the university's new public service announcement.