Campus News

Temple’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute receives $1 million gift
Temple's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), which offers education programs for adult learners aged 50 and older, received a $1 million gift from the Bernard Osher Foundation.
December 19, 2014
‘Today’ show co-host Tamron Hall tells SMC graduates to seek the truth
During Temple's winter graduation ceremony, Temple alumna and 'Today' show co-host Tamron Hall spoke to graduates in the School of Media and Communication about their responsibility to search for the unbiased truth
December 19, 2014
President Theobald discusses Temple Option on Bloomberg TV
In an interview for Bloomberg TV, Temple University President Neil D. Theobald discussed the Temple Option, a new admissions alternative that considers factors other than students' standardized test scores.
December 18, 2014
Temple explores innovative ways to help students succeed
Temple University was one of only seven universities nationwide to receive a prestigious Transformational Planning Grant, a one-year, funded project designed to make a quality higher education more accessible.
New dates set for start of spring semester and Commencement
With the new academic calendar in place, Temple's spring semester and main Commencement date will arrive earlier this school year than they have in the past.
New library will redefine Temple campus and academic experiences
With Visualize Temple—Temple University’s comprehensive campus plan—drawing closer to completion, anticipation is building for the plan’s centerpiece: a new, state-of-the-art library.
Sen. Bob Casey visits campus to promote ABLE Act
Sen. Bob Casey spoke on the recent passage of the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act, and what it means for parents of children with special needs, at an event hosted by Temple's Institute on Disabilities.
At White House summit, President Theobald commits to expand college access and promote completion
Temple President Neil D. Theobald unveiled Temple's new commitments to help more students prepare for and graduate from college at the second White House College Opportunity Day of Action.
Stress-fighting events help students recharge for finals
To help students manage the stress of finals week, the Main Campus Program Board, Temple Libraries, the Independence Blue Cross Recreation Center, and several schools and colleges are holding events that encourage students to take a break, refuel and recharge.
Theobald and Kaiser voted Most Admired CEOs in the Philadelphia region
Temple University President Neil D. Theobald and Temple University Health System President and CEO and School of Medicine Dean Larry Kaiser were among those voted the region's Most Admired CEOs by the readers of the 'Philadelphia Business Journal.'
Highlights from recent stories about Temple in the media
This week's roundup of Temple media appearances includes a 'Chronicle of Higher Education' story describing Temple's Fly in 4 program and quoting President Theobald, as well as high-profile stories on NPR and in 'The New York Times.'
New café, bookstore and lobby among upgrades at Temple University Center City
A renovation project at Temple University's Center City campus—featuring a new ground-level bookstore and public café—will be completed in early 2015.
Highlights from recent appearances of Temple in the media
This week's roundup includes a 'Philadelphia Inquirer' story about Temple Theater students giving local high school students a voice (the second Temple-themed front-page story in the 'Inquirer' in 18 days) as well as faculty media hits in 'The New York Times' and 'The Washington Post' and on NBC News and Fox News.