COVID-19

 Andrea Vassar wearing glasses and standing in front of a sign that is blurred.
Accessibility before and after the pandemic
Type: News Story
Temple’s director of Disability Resources and Services talks about how returning to campus may impact students with disabilities.
July 28, 2021
Image of a student at work in Charles Library.
‘Pandemic brain’ is making it harder for us to focus
Type: News Story
The pandemic has altered the way our brains function, making it harder for us to concentrate.
July 20, 2021
Temple flag flying in Center City.
Temple takes on the global health crisis
Type: News Story
The Temple community rose to confront the challenge of a worldwide pandemic.
June 25, 2021
Temple dentistry student Natasha Rockwell and her parents.
Dental student shares heartfelt white coat ceremony with her parents
Type: News Story
Natasha Rockwell was presented with her white coat by her parents, who both have ties to Temple’s dentistry program.
June 23, 2021
Temple alumna Nicole Jordan
In a class of her own
Type: News Story
Alumna Nicole Jordan is the Philadelphia Orchestra’s first Black female member.
June 22, 2021
Temple alumna Adjoa B. Asamoah
Championing racial equity at Temple and beyond
Type: News Story
The national advisor for Black engagement for the Biden-Harris campaign, Adjoa B. Asamoah is also the social impact strategist for the CROWN Act.
June 11, 2021
The Bell Tower with budding pink flowers in the foreground.
Essential employees enable Temple to fulfill its mission
Type: News Story
Meet the Temple heroes who maintained campus operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 11, 2021
Hall sitting on a railing, kicking out her legs and grinning.
One student empowers others after her disrupted study abroad experience
Type: News Story
Jennifer Hall instills a passion for studying abroad in other students of color.
May 5, 2021
Jennifer Sierra standing under a Temple flag.
Commencement speaker says build a team to face life’s curveballs
Type: News Story
2021’s Commencement speech focuses on the power of teamwork, despite the pandemic’s limitations
May 5, 2021
Students and faculty working together to film a theater performance in front of a green screen.
Transport yourself to the Forest of Arden with TFMA’s unprecedented project
Type: News Story
The School of Theater, Film and Media Art will stream their vibrant rendition of "As You Like It" on May 10.
May 4, 2021
The alumni owl on Main Campus.
How one Owl went from mentee to employee
Type: News Story
The Political Science Department is working to connect students and alumni with career support amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 4, 2021
Temple University faculty try out a new projection mapping system.
A new way to design plays
Type: News Story
With help from a new projection mapping system, Temple actors and crews can better visualize their sets.
April 28, 2021
The Philadelphia skyline
Owls join forces to tell the story of Philly’s famed Elfreth’s Alley
Type: News Story
A Temple Made podcast spotlights the lesser told stories of the city’s history.
April 26, 2021
Temple University professor Nguyễn Thị Điểu in Vietnam.
Attacks on the Asian American community are tied to a history of racism and prejudice
Type: News Story
Nguyễn Thị Điểu, an associate professor of history, explains how anti-Asian violence is rooted in a history of prejudice.
April 13, 2021
Moraine Kisenda and Isha Dev with COVID vaccine syringes.
Two students, one historic moment
Type: News Story
Two At Your Service interns got Instagram attention at Temple University Hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic.
April 13, 2021
students walk along Liacouras Walk
Temple has disbursed more than $14 million in COVID-19 relief assistance
Type: News Story
More than 16,000 Temple students received the awards, which are part of the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act.
April 7, 2021
A technician holding a tray of COVID-19 testing sample vials.
‘A continuous effort’: How Temple’s COVID-19 testing program was built
Type: News Story
To keep the Temple community safe, the university opened a testing lab and sites and developed its own kits and testing protocol.
March 24, 2021
Judith A. Levine, professor at Temple University and the director of the Public Policy Lab.
Why are women still earning less than men?
Type: News Story
Judith A. Levine, associate professor sociology, explains why women are disproportionately affected by poverty.
March 17, 2021
Tokyo, Japan
Temple study abroad programs in Italy, Japan: open and thriving
Type: News Story
COVID concerns have not stopped Temple students from international study.
March 17, 2021
Temple student Daniel Costello
College of Public Health student discovers opportunity amidst the pandemic
Type: News Story
Temple student Daniel Costello is finding new and unique ways to explore public health during the coronavirus pandemic.
March 4, 2021
The Italian flag flying in Rome.
'Sustainable Environments' course offers a sustainable solution for virtual experiential learning
Type: News Story
A new course held online from Rome offers a groundbreaking approach to remote learning, at the same time as it seeks solutions for the broader world.
March 1, 2021
Temple School of Pharmacy students being trained to give vaccines.
The COVID-19 vaccines: explained
Type: News Story
Faculty experts identify the top 7 things you need to know about the COVID-19 vaccines.
February 9, 2021
El Viaje host David Ortiz at the WRTI studio.
David Ortiz keeps the Latin jazz flowing on WRTI
Type: News Story
The “El Viaje” host talks about Latin jazz and Latino culture in Philadelphia.
February 2, 2021
Image of Takeout containers of Syrian delicacies were distributed to guests of a virtual dinner.
Virtual dinner highlights the harsh realities of forced migration
Type: News Story
Temple professor organizes a virtual dinner to expand students’ understanding of global development in the face of forced migration.
January 18, 2021
Time is money: How three CIS students streamlined an unruly database for a local nonprofit
Type: News Story
Students in a CIS senior capstone class helped improve efficiency at North Philadelphia nonprofit Esperanza.
January 8, 2021

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