Student Success

Jesse DiLaura standing on campus.
Fox graduate wants to ‘Repair U’
Your phone, that is. Inspired by Temple’s food truck culture, Jesse DiLaura wants to bring an affordable phone repair cart to campus.
February 24, 2017
The food wall on Temple’s campus and a graphic that reads “food truck battle”.
Student vlog: food truck vs. food truck
Watch Temple’s student vlogger as he and his roommate try out a couple of campus’ food trucks on the quest to find the best lunch options.
February 20, 2017
four men and a woman holding British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards.
Fox graduate’s short film on refugees wins award in Britain
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts honored Shpat Deda’s Home, which explores the refugee experience.
February 17, 2017
Titus Knox outside of Morgan Hall.
A mission of inclusion
Meet one of the students who advocated to make gender-inclusive housing an option at Temple.
Zosia Mamet and Evan Jonigkeit sitting on stage talking to an audience of students.
TV, film stars share advice on success in showbiz
Zosia Mamet of HBO’s ‘Girls’ and Evan Jonigkeit, SMC ’05, of ‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’ took the stage at Tomlinson Theater for a talk with students.
Four people’s legs as they jog on a street.
Owls land on 'Billy Penn' ‘Who’s Next Health and Fitness’ list
Three Temple alumni working to make Philadelphia a healthier, happier city garnered recognition for their innovation and dedication.
Two students pushing the race car through the engineering building.
Temple Formula Racing heads to the 2017 Philadelphia Auto Show
Engineering students work together to transport their race car from the College of Engineering building to a truck bound for the 2017 Philadelphia Auto Show.
Students working with a prosthetic hand in a classroom.
Engineering seniors design innovations to improve life
From a lighter prosthetic hand to solar energy-generating sidewalks, the latest senior design projects in the College of Engineering seek to make life easier.
Books on a bookshelf in Samuel Paley Library.
Alumnus’ history of racism wins National Book Award
Ibram X. Kendi, CLA ’07, ’10, credits Temple as the place where he honed the “cultural critique” that helped him write the book.
Johnny Young standing in front of a stained glass window.
Traveler's assurance
Alumnus Johnny Young was a storied diplomat before heading up the world’s largest nongovernmental provider of services for asylees and refugees.
 Temple graduate Jamira Burley standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
Owls earn spots on ‘Forbes’ magazine's ‘30 Under 30’ list
This year’s “30 Under 30” list by Forbes magazine honored three Temple alumni as leaders in their fields.
Philadelphia City Hall.
Temple alumni land on ‘Who’s Next in Politics’ list
Five Temple alumni made 'Billy Penn’s' list of up-and-coming young political influencers.
A man and woman standing in front of a painting.
Behind the scenes of ‘Create TU’
Meet the student stars of Temple’s newest video.