Campus News

School of Medicine's Dermatology Department awarded $1 million
Two former Temple University School of Medicine faculty members and pioneers in the field of research dermatology have made a combined gift of $1 million to the School of Medicine's Department of Dermatology.
June 18, 2015
Temple continues to rise in U.S. News rankings
Temple University’s undergraduate and graduate programs have seen a recent surge in U.S. News’ rankings for both 2015 and 2016, the highest ever.
June 15, 2015
National charter school announces partnership with Temple
Temple has formed a partnership with the national public school coalition Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP) in an effort to increase college completion rates for graduates.
June 11, 2015
Campus Safety K9 receives ballistic vest
Thanks to the nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. and a $950 donation from Philadelphia-based Labs with a Heart, Baron, a 3-year-old Belgian malinois who joined Temple’s Department of Campus Safety Services in 2013, has received a ballistic vest.
Fox's Online MBA ranked best nationally for veterans
U.S. News & World Report has named Fox's Online MBA program No. 1 nationally for military veterans.
School of Dentistry to open Henry Schein Center
The Kornberg School of Dentistry will open the Henry Schein Digital Center of Excellence, a state-of-the-art facility for students, faculty and alumni to learn how digital technology enhances dental education, patient care and health outcomes.
Golden Owls donate $4 million to Temple
Alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago, collectively known as the Golden Owls, presented a check for more than $4 million to President Neil D. Theobald during Alumni Weekend 2015.
Philadelphia’s first Confucius Institute launched at Temple
Temple is collaborating with China’s Zhejiang Normal University to launch the Confucius Institute at Temple University. This center for the teaching of Chinese language and culture is the first of its kind in greater Philadelphia.
Fox Online MBA ranked top-5 globally by the Princeton Review
The Online MBA program at Temple University’s Fox School of Business has been recognized by the Princeton Review as one of the best in the world.
Temple celebrates its 128th Commencement
Amid tears and cheers, traditional pomp and circumstance, and more than a little Philly-style energy, Temple celebrated the achievements of its Class of 2015 during the 128th Commencement ceremony on May 8.
Fun facts about Temple's Class of 2015
Among those receiving their degrees at today's 128th Commencement ceremonies, 176 are named Michael, while 87 are Jessicas. Those are just some of the fun facts compiled about this year's graduating Owls, as featured on
Temple powers the Broad Street Run
On Sunday, May 3, 40,000 runners participated in the 36th annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run. More than 600 Temple alumni and many more students and staff members took part as runners, while over 200 alumni, family, friends and community members supported participants.
Cap and gown 101: Wearing your academic regalia
Owls are gearing up for Temple’s 128th Commencement ceremony, to be held Friday, May 8. In this video, Chief Marshal for Academic Ceremonies Jack Klotz, SMC ’89, explains the history and tradition of academic regalia, and the placement of graduation tassels.