Alumni

Christina Castro-Tauser at one of the destinations on the "Connecting the Distance" dance tour.
A new dance show reimagines performances for the pandemic era
Type: News Story
Christina Castro-Tauser’s show "Connecting the Distance" is part walking tour, part virtual dance showcase.
September 21, 2020
Mya Sims interned at NASA this summer.
An Owl soars with the Eagles and NASA
Type: News Story
Mya Sims joined the Philadelphia Eagles Cheer team while interning at NASA.
September 16, 2020
Pennsylvania state Representative Malcolm Kenyatta
Owls at the DNC, RNC
Type: News Story
Get to know the Temple alumni, students and faculty involved with the recent Democratic and Republican National Conventions.
September 9, 2020
A screenshot of issue 4 of REFINE magazine.
Inside REFINE, a magazine written for and by Temple women
Type: News Story
The magazine won best student magazine at the Society of Professional Journalists’ student awards.
September 2, 2020
Temple film students at work on set.
The TFMA Summer Blockbuster Series is a movie club with a twist
Type: News Story
The School of Theater, Film and Media Arts is hosting live conversations about movies with the Owls who worked on them.
July 10, 2020
Actor Jesse Williams on campus in 2019.
10 movies and TV shows made by Owls you can watch right now
Type: News Story
A Temple-themed streaming guide.
July 7, 2020
Temple alumnae Edith Windsor at the Temple Performing Arts Center in 2014.
LGBTQIA+ alumni, faculty and staff activists, scholars
Type: News Story
Learn about alumni, faculty and staff who play an active role in empowering the Philadelphia LGBTQIA+ community and beyond.
June 25, 2020
Temple alumnus Benjamin Norris is co-starring in the Netflix series "Never Have I Ever."
An Owl spreads his wings on Netflix
Type: News Story
Alumnus Benjamin Norris is co-starring in the new series "Never Have I Ever."
June 16, 2020
Medical students in the Schneck Gross Anatomy Lab
A million-dollar gift shines a spotlight on the Schneck Anatomy Lab
Type: News Story
A look inside the lab, which gives medical students hands-on experience in anatomy.
March 10, 2020
Klein College of Media and Communication/Annenberg Hall
For Super Bowl ad creator, persistence and patience have paid off
Type: News Story
Ryan Scott, KLN ’00, helps run the team at Innocean in L.A. that created the smash hit “Smaht Pahk” car commercial.
February 21, 2020
Kamali Thompson
Temple fencing alumna trains for Olympics and a career in medicine
Type: News Story
Kamali Thompson graduated from the College of Science and Technology in 2012 and has since moved on to pursue a career in the medical field—while training to make the 2020 Olympics at the same time.
September 23, 2019
Janine Burkhardt
She brings dental care to all
Type: News Story
Alumna Janine Musheno Burkhardt dedicates her career to providing dental care for people who are homeless and low-income.
December 20, 2019
Larry Stone in his dental office
Alumnus funds ethics education for dental students
Type: News Story
Larry Stone says his gift was inspired in part by his deep roots at Temple.
December 19, 2019
30 Under 30 honorees take a bathroom selfie Met Gala-style
30 Under 30 honorees return to campus to celebrate
Type: News Story
Several of the alumni honored as Temple’s 30 Under 30 made a visit to campus last week to accept their awards.
October 11, 2019
Indego bike share on 13th Street and Montgomery Avenue
Temple and others make strides to promote bicycle safety
Type: News Story
A Temple University alumna’s bike accident on campus inspired her brother to launch a startup and prompted more discussions of bike safety on campus.
April 5, 2019
Alison Lorraine reporting at the Independence Bowl
For alumna in Shreveport, reporting on the Owls was a hoot
Type: News Story
Alison Lorraine made a newsreel as a Temple undergraduate. These days, she delivers the news as an anchor in Shreveport, Louisiana.
January 29, 2019
Hazim Hardeman standing in front of a mural near Main Campus.
From Broad to Oxford: Temple’s first Rhodes Scholar reflects on his story, prepares to leave to study in England
Type: News Story
Temple’s first Rhodes Scholar writes essay to reflect on his experience as he gets ready to leave Philadelphia to attend Oxford.
September 19, 2018
Damon Erik Williams acting in a Temple production
Alumnus attributes acting career to School of Theater, Film and Media Arts
Type: News Story
Actor Damon Erik Williams discusses Temple, the entertainment industry and his latest guest-starring role on TNT’s "Animal Kingdom."
September 18, 2018
Kunal Nayyar with manager Jason Kim and agent Jonathan Howard
“Big Bang Theory” star’s gift funds scholarships, support for students
Type: News Story
Kunal Nayyar, TFM '06, and Neha Kapur recently made one of the largest gifts in the Department of Theater’s history.
April 25, 2018
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

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