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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.
September 3, 2014
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.
September 3, 2014
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.
September 1, 2014
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.
Temple’s top news stories of summer 2014
In case you missed them, here are Temple's top news stories from summer 2014.
Temple Fest incident Q&A
The following Q&A details Temple University’s actions in response to the Aug. 20 incident at Temple Fest in which one student struck another during a verbal conflict. This also describes processes moving forward.
President Theobald briefs students on Temple Fest incident, changes for the year
Temple President Neil D. Theobald kicked off the academic year by meeting with students and responding to questions on a variety of issues, including a recent incident at Temple Fest. For more information, read Temple Fest incident Q&A.
Bill Cosby honored for his writing skills
Temple alumnus and trustee William H. Cosby Jr. was honored last week by the Writers Guild of America, West, for a skill he honed at Temple: his writing.
Temple signs with domestic licensing and branding partner LRG
A new, exclusive agreement Temple has signed with Licensing Resource Group will help increase the reach and impact of the Owls' brand.
Temple’s Class of 2018 breaks records for quality, quantity
Nearly 4,500 freshmen begin classes today. Temple’s Class of 2018 is projected to be the university’s largest and one of its most academically accomplished cohorts.
Highlights from recent stories about Temple in the media
August's big national stories emerged from Temple's School of Medicine. Leading the way: an HIV research breakthrough from a team led by Kamel Khalili, Gil Yosipovitch discussing the science of itch on NPR's "Fresh Air" and infectious disease specialist Eileen Farnon joining NBC's "Today Show" to talk about Ebola.
Welcome, Class of 2018!
Members of the Temple community officially welcomed students from the class of 2018 to the university at the annual Convocation ceremony, held Friday, August 22, in the Liacouras Center.
President appoints new senior advisor for community relations and development
President Neil D. Theobald has appointed Joyce Wilkerson as his senior advisor for community relations and development.