diversity

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Learning from Walmart’s Juneteenth marketing mistake
Type: News Story
Timothy Welbeck discusses the importance of companies observing Juneteenth in a meaningful way.
June 15, 2022
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Temple experts remain committed to anti-racism work ahead of Juneteenth 2022
Type: News Story
Temple faculty members Timothy Welbeck and Gregory Urwin discuss the impact that recent events have had on the topic of race in their fields.
June 15, 2022
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What to read, listen to and watch to learn more about AAPI communities
Type: News Story
Associate Professor of Political Science Sean Yom recommends AAPI-themed media that sheds light on the AAPI experience.
May 24, 2022
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New General Education course to focus on AAPI identity and experiences
Type: News Story
A new General Education course starting in spring 2023 in the College of Liberal Arts will concentrate on AAPI studies.
May 24, 2022
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Temple’s LGBTQIA+ seniors celebrated at Lavender Graduation
Type: News Story
Lavender Graduation celebrated LGBTQIA+ students in Temple’s Class of 2022.
May 10, 2022
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Meet 5 Temple professors who teach and research gender, sexuality and women’s studies
Type: News Story
Here are five professors at Temple who teach courses and conduct research on gender, sexuality and women’s studies.
April 20, 2022
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Temple faculty weigh in on Ketanji Brown Jackson’s Supreme Court confirmation
Type: News Story
Ketanji Brown Jackson is the first Black woman to be nominated and confirmed to the Supreme Court. Temple faculty provide context.
April 8, 2022
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Temple-headquartered STARS Computing Corps receives a $3 million National Science Foundation grant
Type: News Story
STARS Computing Corps, headquartered at Temple, will use this new grant to expand its mission and initiatives
April 5, 2022
How would a paid maternity leave policy benefit families?
Type: News Story
A paid family leave policy would benefit not just birthing mothers and their children, but fathers and adoptive parents.
March 22, 2022
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Karyn Olivier reveals Black history through her art
Type: News Story
The Temple University professor reflects on a career of examining and celebrating Black history through her work.
March 17, 2022
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Temple sees record application numbers for upcoming fall semester
Type: News Story
A record number of prospective students have applied to be part of Temple this fall.
March 15, 2022
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Library exhibit highlights staff picks from various collections
Type: News Story
Charles Library’s Special Collections Research Center staff selected material for the What’s Great, New, Next? exhibit.
March 14, 2022
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Diversifying the libraries’ archives to document the underrepresented
Type: News Story
Margery Sly, director of special collections, ensures Temple’s libraries continue to build inclusive archives.
March 3, 2022
Arthur Johnson pictured with President Wingard, holding Johnson's replica Temple jersey.
Want Black coaches? Get more Black managers
Type: News Story
President Wingard discusses how diverse representation in coaching requires diverse representation in leadership.
February 15, 2022
Temple University professor Linda Earle
Striving for diversity, equity and inclusion in the arts
Type: News Story
Linda Earle, professor of practice in fine arts management, explains how institutions and artists are pushing for cultural equity.
February 14, 2022
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Boyer graduate receives a prestigious award for research on New Orleans and Philadelphia jazz
Type: News Story
Fareed Simpson-Hankins returns to his roots in the Community Music Scholars Program and shares his success.
February 10, 2022
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International students share how they ring in Lunar New Year
Type: News Story
Students from China, Indonesia and South Korea talk about their Lunar New Year celebrations.
January 31, 2022
CLA alumnus and activist named a 2022 Marshall Scholar
Type: News Story
Osimiri Sprowal is one of only 41 students chosen for the scholarship this year.
January 28, 2022
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Things to do for Black History Month
Type: News Story
How to celebrate the contributions of Black Americans to society at Temple, in person and virtually.
January 27, 2022
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$1.3 million grant awarded for construction of Center for Anti-racism Research
Type: News Story
State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, KLN ’12, awards $1.3 million grant for the construction of the university’s new Center for Anti-racism Research.
January 26, 2022
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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
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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
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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
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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

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