diversity

Image of Cory Matthews wearing a white Nike shirt and red and gray Nike sneakers.
Sneaker-cleaning entrepreneur raises the bar for students at Fox
Type: News Story
Cecil B. Moore Scholar Cory Matthews plans to get his master’s in business by the age of 22.
January 17, 2022
Image of Camille Bell in an outdoor space, looking into camera
Temple alumna receives accolades for inclusive lipstick line
Type: News Story
Pound Cake, a cosmetics company founded by Temple alumna Camille Bell, offers a line of lipstick made for diverse lip tones.
January 17, 2022
Two Black women read a page from a document together.
Four books to read for MLK Day
Type: News Story
Professor of Journalism Linn Washington shares a recommended reading list for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
January 13, 2022
Image of a Black woman wearing a cherry and white MLK Day shirt.
Celebrating the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with events on MLK Day
Type: News Story
How to get involved with MLK Day events at Temple and in Philadelphia.
January 11, 2022
Temple University professor Ifetayo Flannery
Meet Temple’s new associate professors in the Department of Africology and African American Studies
Type: News Story
Ifetayo Flannery, Kimani Nehusi, Reynaldo Anderson and Nah Dove bring their expertise to the Department of Africology and African American Studies.
December 14, 2021
Temple University alumnus and MacArthur 'genius grant' winner Ibram X. Kendi.
MacArthur ‘genius grant’ winner Ibram X. Kendi shares how his time at Temple helped shape him
Type: News Story
A conversation with the bestselling author of "How to Be an Antiracist."
December 14, 2021
Temple alumnus Mat Tomezsko at work on the "Revolutionary Philadelphia" mural.
A new mural gives high school students the opportunity to show what fighting inequality means to them
Type: News Story
Reducing inequality through art
November 12, 2021
Image of Temple President Jason Wingard speaking in the Lewis Katz School of Medicine auditorium.
Temple works to increase the number of Black men in medicine
Type: News Story
Black male doctors come together to address the over 40-year decline of Black men in the medical field.
November 10, 2021
Juliet Curci wearing a navy blue blouse and smiling
Helping first-generation college students succeed
Type: News Story
Assistant Dean Juliet Curci on ways we can support our first-gen students
November 3, 2021
Image of Rosa Parks-Green outside Temple’s Sullivan Hall on Main Campus.
A new DEI group helps facilitate collaborative representation across Temple University
Type: News Story
The DEI Collaborative strives to strengthen diversity, equity and inclusion on campus.
October 15, 2021
Image of Leora Eisenstadt
Dedicated to diversity in the workplace
Type: News Story
Led by Leora Eisenstadt, the Center of Ethics, Diversity and Workplace Culture educates future business leaders about inclusivity in the workplace.
October 14, 2021
Temple students at move in at the beginning of the 2021 fall semester.
Temple’s Class of 2025 is its most diverse in 25 years
Type: News Story
Nearly 45% of Temple’s Class of 2025 are students of color.
October 7, 2021
Timothy Welbeck, head of Temple University's Center for Anti-racism Research.
Unravelling systemic oppression through scholarship, advocacy and education
Type: News Story
Timothy Welbeck’s vision for The Center for Anti-racism Research
October 5, 2021
Brice Izyah smiling, wearing a red hat and standing under a Temple flag.
Former “Survivor” contestant changes lives on and off-screen
Type: News Story
Reality show contestant turned podcast host has changed reality TV, while impacting lives as a social worker.
August 26, 2021
Image of Temple alumna Chelsey Lowe
Temple alumna Chelsey Lowe influences Black lives in Philadelphia and beyond
Type: News Story
CLA alumna Chelsey Lowe uses her skills and expertise to create change in Black communities and businesses.
August 26, 2021
Temple university professor Charles A. Price
Untangling the controversy around critical race theory
Type: News Story
Charles A. Price, an associate professor at the College of Education and Human Development, explains the history of and debates surrounding critical race theory.
August 5, 2021
Students and alumni carrying a rainbow Pride flag and a Temple Flag.
Temple celebrates LGBTQ+ Pride in NYC
Type: News Story
Temple’s Pride class offers a history lesson and a unique internship opportunity with NYC’s annual Pride event.
August 4, 2021
Heath Fogg Davis standing by a staircase with a red background.
How the gender identity revolution impacts society
Type: News Story
With the growing changes to how we identify ourselves, Heath Fogg Davis explains the ways pronouns and names influence our lives.
August 4, 2021
 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
Temple University professor Jenny Kowalski
Designing an experimental pathway to accessibility
Type: News Story
Tyler’s Jenny Kowalski recently received a grant to continue her work bringing accessible design to the screen.
July 23, 2021
Andreas Copes in front of a blue background, wearing a Planned Parenthood shirt.
Student earns prestigious LGBTQIA+ scholarship
Type: News Story
Innovative programming and accomplishments by a Temple student catch the attention of an influential LGBTQ+ organization.
July 23, 2021
A group of Temple staff members standing in front of a black tiled wall.
A new affinity group at Temple strengthens the Asian and Pacific Islander community
Type: News Story
The group aims to bolster the Asian American and Pacific Islander community at Temple.
July 6, 2021
Jennifer Pollitt standing in front of a concrete building, wearing a white t-shirt.
Why aromantic and asexual people belong in LGBTQIA+ community
Type: News Story
Professor of gender, sex and sexuality discusses the positive impact aromantics and asexuals make on the LGBTQIA+ community.
July 6, 2021
 A Black woman in white tutu practicing ballet at a barre in a dance studio.
Exposing more African Americans to ballet
Type: News Story
Through her ballet company, Chanel Holland, BYR ’12, changed the perception of what it means to be a ballet dancer.
June 29, 2021
Hoa Vo standing in front of a building, wearing a bow tie.
International students find community at Temple
Type: News Story
International students from China and Vietnam explain the experience of living in the U.S. during the pandemic and unrest.
June 28, 2021

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