Campus News

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.
May 28, 2015
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.
May 28, 2015
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.
May 21, 2015
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.
2015 TUAA Impact Awards honor alumni contributions
Alumni Weekend 2015 closed with the annual Alumni Association Impact Awards celebration on Sunday, April 26. Honorees were recognized for their outstanding volunteer and philanthropic efforts in support of the university.
Owls welcomed home for Alumni Weekend
More than 14,000 participants took part in Alumni Weekend 2015—nearly 1,000 more attendees than last year.
Campus Safety Services’ theft-reduction program targets unattended property
Student-workers routinely survey campus buildings for personal items left behind, as part of Campus Safety Services' theft-reduction program. As a result, on-campus thefts have declined over the past four years.