Rendering of the Charles Library
In recognition of $10M gift, Temple’s new library to be named for Steve Charles
Type: News Story
Charles Library, to open next year, will carry the name of the trustee and philanthropist.
March 13, 2018
Chris O'Connell sitting with a fellow journalist
Journalism alum embeds in Minneapolis for career ‘highlight’—an Eagles Super Bowl
Type: News Story
O’Connell will cover the Super Bowl fan experience in Minneapolis.
January 30, 2018
Larry Magid speaking at a podium
Electric Factory founder Larry Magid pledges multiple student scholarships
Type: News Story
Renowned concert promoter and Broadway producer Larry Magid and his wife, Mickey, are establishing or supporting multiple scholarships at Temple University.
January 24, 2018
Temple’s Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry
From humble roots, Kornberg alumnus gives back
Type: News Story
Robert Bagramian, a 1960 graduate, will bequeath $700,000 to support future dentistry students.
January 23, 2018
Marcus Allen, CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region, talking to an employee
Leading the charge for change
Type: News Story
Temple alumnus Marcus Allen, CLA ’01, works to help youth prevail over poverty through mentorship and educational support.
November 8, 2017
The Bell Tower at Temple University
Temple sets annual fundraising record, exceeding $90 million for the first time
Type: News Story
Temple University has set a new fundraising record, exceeding $90 million for the first time and surpassing the previous high by more than $6 million.
September 5, 2017
Jim Cawley addressing a group at Temple
Jim Cawley to lead Temple’s fundraising and alumni operations
Type: News Story
Cawley, CLA ’91, LAW, ’94, most recently served as president and CEO of United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey.
August 14, 2017
Chera Kowalski, a Temple graduate, inside McPherson Square Library.
Alumna leads charge to prevent overdose deaths at library
Type: News Story
Chera Kowalski, CLA ’07, a librarian at McPherson Square Library, is making headlines for helping fight the heroin epidemic.
July 3, 2017
A man in a brown suit sitting in a recording studio.
Man of letters
Type: News Story
Solomon Jones, KLN ’97, has used the power of words to cement his status as a leading voice in the Philadelphia region.
June 27, 2017
Philadelphia City Hall
Several alumni appointed to Millennial Advisory Committee
Type: News Story
Five Owls will work together to spur positive change in Philadelphia and to advocate to make the city more Millennial friendly.
May 30, 2017
Musu Davis holding and eyeing the cherry graduation gown
Decades apart, two Owls share aspirations—and a gown
Type: News Story
The regalia worn by alumna Kathleen Kies more at Commencement more than 40 years ago will be worn by another Owl Thursday.
May 10, 2017
Young alumnus Brendan Lowry
Making friends and influencing others
Type: News Story
Here, Temple shines a spotlight on Brendan Lowry, KLN ’11.
April 20, 2017
Larry Miller shaking hands with Temple's Jeffery Montague
Fox alumnus now heading Nike’s Jordan Brand returns to campus
Type: News Story
The STHM Executive in Residence speaker series highlights top-level executives in sport, recreation, tourism and hospitality management.
April 7, 2017
Robert Berry at the front of a classroom talking.
Temple alumnus, now with Homeland Security, discusses Syrian refugee crisis
Type: News Story
College of Liberal Arts alumnus Robert Berry said the crisis in Syria presents unique challenges because of scale.
March 7, 2017
Two students talking to each other as they walk north on 12th Street on campus.
Cross-cultural connections
Type: News Story
Meet two international students who had the chance to reconnect with the alumna who hosted them for their first Thanksgiving dinner last year.
February 28, 2017
Rasheedah Phillips standing in front of a wall with a calendar and posters.
Making space for the future
Type: News Story
Using Afrofuturism as the theme, Rasheedah Phillips, CLA ’05, LAW ’08, challenges perceptions of blackness in the past, present and future.
February 27, 2017
Two volunteers shoveling dirt into buckets.
Harvesting change during Global Days of Service—and yearlong
Type: News Story
Volunteering during Global Days of Service is becoming more popular every year. Here, Temple shines a spotlight on community partner Urban Creators.
February 23, 2017
Jesse DiLaura standing on campus.
Fox graduate wants to ‘Repair U’
Type: News Story
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
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
Type: News Story
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts honored Shpat Deda’s Home, which explores the refugee experience.
February 17, 2017
Zosia Mamet and Evan Jonigkeit sitting on stage talking to an audience of students.
TV, film stars share advice on success in showbiz
Type: News Story
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.
February 13, 2017
Four people’s legs as they jog on a street.
Owls land on 'Billy Penn' ‘Who’s Next Health and Fitness’ list
Type: News Story
Three Temple alumni working to make Philadelphia a healthier, happier city garnered recognition for their innovation and dedication.
February 7, 2017
Pepe Sanchez waving as he walks across a gym.
Hoops Hall of Famer gives back to Temple
Type: News Story
Juan “Pepe” Sanchez, who came from Argentina to play basketball at Temple, said his experience inspired him to help support international students.
January 25, 2017
Books on a bookshelf in Samuel Paley Library.
Alumnus’ history of racism wins National Book Award
Type: News Story
Ibram X. Kendi, CLA ’07, ’10, credits Temple as the place where he honed the “cultural critique” that helped him write the book.
January 16, 2017
Johnny Young standing in front of a stained glass window.
Traveler's assurance
Type: News Story
Alumnus Johnny Young was a storied diplomat before heading up the world’s largest nongovernmental provider of services for asylees and refugees.
January 13, 2017
 Temple graduate Jamira Burley standing in front of the Lincoln Memorial.
Owls earn spots on ‘Forbes’ magazine's ‘30 Under 30’ list
Type: News Story
This year’s “30 Under 30” list by Forbes magazine honored three Temple alumni as leaders in their fields.
January 10, 2017