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Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Hospital earn Best Hospitals rankings from 'U.S. News'
Temple University Health System’s Fox Chase Cancer Center has been ranked 19th nationally for cancer care in the 2014-2015 Best Hospitals rankings by "U.S.News & World Report," which also recognized Temple University Hospital among the best in the Philadelphia region and a high performer in six specialties.
July 17, 2014
Temple awarded grant to research and develop new ways to increase access, student success
Temple University is one of only seven universities nationwide selected to participate in an innovative, one-year project that seeks to transform the way higher education is delivered.
July 10, 2014
Center for Sustainable Communities to help green Philly neighborhoods
Temple University Ambler students will soon be equipped to help Philadelphia neighborhoods become more sustainable, thanks to a $25,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation.
July 10, 2014
NBC’s Brian Williams to receive 2014 Lew Klein award
"NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams will receive the 2014 Lew Klein Excellence in the Media Award from Temple University’s School of Media and Communication this fall.
Temple University Amateur Radio celebrates 60 years
Temple University's Amateur Radio Club operates as station K3TU. Located on the Engineering Building’s seventh floor, K3TU features primary and secondary high-frequency stations, as well as a VHF/UHF satellite station.
Highlights from recent stories about Temple in the media
Temple faculty and staff earning national media attention in June included Temple Law's Peter Spiro, who had opinion pieces published on the same day in the 'New York Times' and Al Jazeera America; and the scholars behind Temple Contemporary's 'Funeral For a Home" project, who were featured on NPR's 'All Things Considered.'
Temple partnership to offer community job training
Temple University and the Laborers’ District Council Education and Training/Apprenticeship Fund recently announced plans to redevelop the former William Penn High School property, adjacent to the university’s Main Campus in North Philadelphia.
Temple summit addresses prescription drug abuse on college campuses
The nation’s and state’s top drug-policy officials joined a variety of higher-education administrators, law-enforcement personnel, academics, students and industry representatives at a prescription drug abuse conference June 11 at Temple University. The summit encouraged resource sharing, prevention tactics and ideas for addressing the issue of non-medical use of prescription drugs on college campuses.
Lewis Katz, CST ’63: In the business of making memories
Four days after Temple Trustee Lewis Katz, CST ’63, and six others were killed in a plane crash, the university community pulled together for a memorial service June 4 with the stature, passion and vibrancy befitting a man who has given so much.
Read a transcript of Temple Trustee Lewis Katz’s Commencement speech
Read the complete transcript of Trustee Lewis Katz's Commencement speech at Temple University's 2014 Commencement ceremony.
A celebration of Lewis Katz
Watch this tribute to the life of Temple alumnus, trustee and friend Lewis Katz.
Parking and Lewis Katz memorial service information for Wednesday, June 4
A memorial service for Temple Trustee Lewis Katz is scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday, June 4, at 11 a.m. in the Temple Performing Arts Center. A large crowd is expected to be in attendance. Employees are encouraged to watch the service online at temple.edu, where it will be streamed live.
How to watch the memorial service for Temple Trustee Lewis Katz, CST ’63
For those unable to attend, a live stream of the service will be available on a number of websites.