COVID-19

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
Georgia Hight-Schickel
College of Public Health student volunteers as first-time poll worker
Type: News Story
When the coronavirus pandemic created extra demand, Georgia Hight-Schickel stepped up to help.
January 4, 2021
Temple University’s School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Life in the NBA, NHL bubbles
Type: News Story
Two Owls made the most of the opportunity of a lifetime: working inside the COVID-19 isolation zones for the NBA and NHL, respectively.
January 4, 2021
A Temple community member wearing a Temple-branded mask.
Temple “T” face masks for sale
Type: News Story
Purchases will directly support Temple students experiencing unusual or unforeseen circumstances.
December 16, 2020
front-line worker receiving a vaccine injection
Spirits high at Temple Health as front-line workers receive COVID-19 vaccine
Type: News Story
Front-line workers at Temple Health are getting Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccinations.
December 16, 2020
Maura Sammon, emergency medicine specialist at Temple Health
For this emergency medicine specialist, life is all about multitasking
Type: News Story
Maura Sammon is treating COVID-19 patients locally and running an emergency medical clinic remotely.
December 15, 2020
Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon
Challenging systemic racism through theater
Type: News Story
Kimmika Williams-Witherspoon, an associate professor of theater studies and playwriting, explains how art can help audiences confront issues of race and racism.
December 3, 2020
Temple University and Drexel University students show off their art work.
Art as resilience in a time of isolation
Type: News Story
Students use Zoom therapeutic art workshops to connect and learn during the pandemic.
December 3, 2020
Niccolas Uff, media studies and production junior at Klein College.
Remote internships bring Klein student closer to his dream
Type: News Story
Klein College junior Niccolas Uff gets hands-on experience in television news production while working remotely as an intern for "CBS This Morning."
December 3, 2020
The cast of the Temple University Opera Theater production of "The Turn of the Screw"
Temple University Opera Theater’s 'The Turn of the Screw' in pictures
Type: News Story
See a gallery of photos from the production, which was adapted to meet the safety restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic.
December 2, 2020
cat sleeping on a laptop
Five hacks for fighting Zoom fatigue
Type: News Story
Check out these tips for combating Zoom fatigue from Professor of Psychology Jason Chein.
November 20, 2020
Campus Safety Service officers at Norris Homes
COVID-19 can’t stop Temple Police holiday events for neighborhood kids
Type: News Story
Campus Safety Services officers carry on a tradition of celebrating the holidays with neighborhood families.
November 18, 2020
The Temple University Jazz Band in rehearsal.
All together now: The making of Temple University Jazz Band's 'Covid Sessions'
Type: News Story
Produced during the pandemic and assembled from individual recordings students made separately, the album is one of the first of its kind.
November 16, 2020
students at a food truck
Fall 2020 in pictures
Type: News Story
Here’s a look at what’s been happening on campus this semester.
November 11, 2020

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