COVID-19

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
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
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
The Fox School of Business
Fox mindfulness sessions help staff and students manage stress
Type: News Story
The Fox School of Business’ Maureen Cannon is leading sessions to help support her community’s mental health.
October 28, 2020
A Temple student attending a Zoom coffeehouse.
Virtual coffeehouses create community for online learners
Type: News Story
Klein's Betsy Tutelman hosts events where her students can get to know each other in a relaxed environment.
October 28, 2020
Scott Blender on campus
First-year student co-founds COVID-19 data visualization company
Type: News Story
COVID-19 is not slowing down Temple’s startup scene.
October 7, 2020
Prevention Point
How can we best communicate public health concerns to vulnerable populations
Type: News Story
A College of Public Health study is exploring COVID-19’s impact on individuals with substance use disorder.
September 30, 2020
Nicholas Palomba, a student community health ambassador on Temple's Main Campus.
Student community health ambassadors look out for their fellow Owls
Type: News Story
The ambassadors encourage the Temple community to follow safety guidelines adopted in response to COVID-19.
September 25, 2020
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
A Temple flag flies on Ambler Campus.
Highlights from recent media stories featuring Temple
Type: News Story
Faculty experts examine the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on jobs and the way we see each other.
September 16, 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
Two Temple students wearing masks study outside on Main Campus.
The coronavirus pandemic has made communication more important than ever
Type: News Story
Klein Professor Tricia Jones explains how COVID-19 has changed the way we communicate.
September 16, 2020
Students walk along Cecil B. Moore Avenue
COVID-19 testing and exposure, top questions answered
Type: News Story
Get step-by-step instructions for what to do around various testing and exposure scenarios.
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
Students walk towards the Bell Tower on Main Campus.
Campus population reduced for fall semester
Type: News Story
Due to COVID-19 safety measures, there are fewer students on campus than usual.
August 28, 2020
A person in silhouette walking through Morgan Hall.
How contact tracing works at Temple
Type: News Story
Temple’s Contact Tracing Unit will track and inform members of the university community who may have come into contact with COVID-19.
August 27, 2020

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