Staff & Faculty

A woman with a guitar in a hospital room
The healing power of music
Music therapy has been shown to have a beneficial effect on anxiety, fatigue and pain in people with cancer.
December 13, 2016
A tree with yellow leaves and the Bell Tower in the background.
Wilkerson talks School Reform Commission appointment
As chair of the Philadelphia School Reform Commission, Joyce Wilkerson will help improve educational outcomes for local students.
December 12, 2016
 Lori Pompa talking to two men.
Inside-Out founder earns lifetime achievement award
Lori Pompa, founder of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, won a Lifetime Achievement Award for Teaching from the American Society of Criminology.
December 7, 2016
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Owls mentor, lead during Philadelphia Startup Weekend
Philadelphia’s recent Startup Weekend included several Temple Owls, who joined the event as coaches, mentors, judges and entrepreneurs.
Roger Ideishi smiling and sitting in a chair.
Inclusive arts, inclusive communities
Roger Ideishi of Temple’s College of Public Health is helping arts organizations rethink inclusion. Some of his recent work occurred in Flint, Michigan.
Thomas Edwards standing in front of a chalkboard with his arms crossed.
Supporting autism in the workplace
Engineering professor explores with his students how to best manage individuals on the autism spectrum in the workplace.
Bill Marimow and JoAnne Epps standing together and smiling.
Epps joins first 'Philadelphia Inquirer' Business Hall of Fame class
Temple Provost and Executive Vice President JoAnne A. Epps is among local leaders honored with the first 'Philadelphia Inquirer' Industry Icon Awards.
Hands playing a piano.
The keystrokes of life
Sara Davis Buechner, pianist and associate professor at Boyer, is an individual of many lives—her newest being a Temple Owl.
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Faculty honored for outstanding service contributions
Faculty across the university received honors at the annual Outstanding Faculty Service Awards brunch held by the Faculty Senate and Provost’s Office.
6ABC anchor Jim Gardner moderating a U.S. Senate debate on Temple’s campus.
Owls and the election: How Temple took part in campaign 2016
No one knows yet how the 2016 election will end. But for now, here’s a look back at the role students and faculty played this year.
David Boardman standing next to a SEPTA subway train.
Join the 21st century, Philly journalists
School of Media and Communication dean said in an op-ed for ‘The Philadelphia Inquirer’ that journalists shouldn’t host off the record conversations at local press clubs.
A group of students cheering at a Temple athletic event.
Mingle it out
As part of National Coming Out Week, Temple hosted an out networking event for faculty, staff and students in the LGBTQIA community.
Kevin Williams with Morgan Hall in the background.
National Coming Out Week: Kevin's story
Kevin Williams, director of residential life, says coming out is a continuous journey.