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Student film project nominated for Geek Award
A comedy web series developed by a group of undergraduate Temple University filmmakers has been nominated for a 2014 Philly Geek Award.
August 14, 2014
Health Information Professions program offers training in emerging medical fields
On July 10, 115 students graduated from Temple’s Health Information Professions program prepared to launch careers in the healthcare industry.
July 16, 2014
Library Prize influences winners’ futures
For 10 years, Temple University Libraries has been celebrating the use of library resources for exceptional undergraduate research projects with the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research.
June 26, 2014
Temple graduate reports from Syrian war zone
Jad Sleiman graduated May 15 with a journalism degree from Temple’s School of Media and Communication. The following week, he was in the heart of the Syrian war zone for three days, producing a video about Harakat Hazm, a new conglomerate of two dozen rebel groups.
Alumni mentors point the way for students
The College of Science and Technology's Owl to Owl Mentor Program pairs CST students with CST graduates for networking and career guidance.
Double major pens 'code poetry' on gender issues
English, information science and technology major Sandra Trinh addresses gender issues in the fields of STEM and humanities through 'code poetry.'
Fox alumnus hits a grand slam with Indian baseball competition
Ash Vasudevan, FOX ’96, co-founded a nationwide talent search in India to find the next big-league-caliber baseball pitcher in a country where cricket dominates sports. Disney’s “Million Dollar Arm”—which premieres nationally May 16—is based on the first season of his reality TV competition.
Andrew P. Allen: Job offer in hand
Information science and technology major Andrew P. Allen has a job waiting for him at Protiviti, a global business-consulting and internal-audit firm, after he earns his degree in May. And like many Computer and Information Science students, he had the offer in hand even before began his senior year.
Temple Made: MaryKate Higgins
Early childhood education major MaryKate Higgins came to Temple from a small town in Pennsylvania, hungry for new experiences and a chance to make a difference. She got that and more from Temple's College of Education. Tag along as she teaches kindergarten at nearby Duckrey Elementary.
Amy Bendekovits: Real-world ready
After holding a range of internships in places as high profile as the White House and Madison Square Garden, Amy Bendekovits is ready to take on the Big Apple with a full-time management position at Aramark that starts in June.
Students, new graduates tap into networks for internships and jobs
Today’s Owls not only start learning about networking from the day they set foot on campus, but also gain instant membership in a powerful network of more than 292,000 Temple alumni.
Meet the 2014 graduates: Katerina Johantgen
In 2010, Katerina Johantgen enrolled at Temple as a theater major and quickly stood out to faculty members as a dynamic performer. Now, the Department of Theater’s shining star will take the main stage for her final leading role at the university: student speaker for Temple’s 127th Commencement.
Meet the 2014 graduates
In the weeks leading up to Temple’s 127th annual Commencement excercises, Temple Today has profiled select degree candidates from across the university. Some of these 2014 graduates also will be featured in a special Commencement edition of ‘Temple Times,’ which will be distributed Thursday at the main ceremony in the Liacouras Center, and at school and college ceremonies. View a complete list of the 2014 Commencement profiles.