diversity

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 LGBTQ+ scholarship
Type: News Story
Innovative programming and accomplishments by a Temple student catch the attention of an influential LGBTQ+ organization.
July 23, 2021
Image of a staff member at Temple University.
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
Michelle Wu wearing a white shirt and smiling outside of a building.
Justice Through Art gives students a creative outlet
Type: News Story
Justice Through Art, a social justice-themed competition, provided a platform for students’ self-expression.
June 22, 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
A Temple spring campaign ad on a Philadelphia street.
Brand campaigns celebrate Temple’s alumni and faculty
Type: News Story
Two campaigns launched in the spring pay tribute to the university’s innovative, resilient community.
June 22, 2021
an illustrated copy of the Emancipation Proclamation
Understanding Juneteenth with the Blockson Collection
Type: News Story
Explore Juneteenth through artifacts found at the Blockson Collection.
June 16, 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 14th Annual Neighborhood Job Fair provides hope for job seekers
Type: News Story
Learn what employers and resources will be accessible to the community at this event.
June 10, 2021
Mat Tomezsko holding the collage example piece for Revolutionary Philadelphia.
Temple takes on U.N. art challenge, forges path toward equality
Type: News Story
Temple-sponsored art competition showcases commitment to the U.N.’s principles of reducing inequalities.
June 7, 2021
 The façade of Temple University Hospital.
Temple Hospital named most racially inclusive hospital in PA, one of the most racially inclusive in the U.S.
Type: News Story
A nonpartisan healthcare think tank reviewed hospitals nationwide to determine how successful they are at serving people of color living in their communities.
June 4, 2021
Meet Anyae Scott, one of Temple’s first Cecil B. Moore Scholars
Type: News Story
Get the story behind one of the first students to earn a full-tuition scholarship to Temple as a Cecil B. Moore Scholar.
June 4, 2021
Tiffenia Archie smiling in the Student Center
Ensuring everyone has an opportunity to dance
Type: News Story
Temple’s Tiffenia Archie discusses why inclusion is a priority on campus.
May 26, 2021
Cecil B. Moore and his wife and daughters.
Perseverance and grit: the life and legacy of Cecil B. Moore
Type: News Story
A leading figure in the civil rights movement in Philadelphia, Moore is the namesake of the university’s Cecil B. Moore Scholars Program.
April 28, 2021
Temple student Jasmine Dantzler
Owl Ambassador helps and inspires others
Type: News Story
Student Jasmine Dantzler has positioned herself as a role model for prospective Temple students.
April 22, 2021
Image of Paige Hill outside of College of Liberal Arts at Temple
Two BIPOC Owls accepted to Ivy League schools
Type: News Story
Distinguished students blaze the trail to prestigious PhD programs.
April 14, 2021
Temple women's fencing head coach Nikki Franke
A balanced life: Nikki Franke, 'fencing legend'
Type: News Story
Nearly half a century after becoming the first Black woman to coach an NCAA fencing team, Temple’s Nikki Franke is still fueled by the joy of mentorship.
March 26, 2021
Image of Annie Jacobs’ TUid as a first-year student, 1941–1942
Temple alumna Capricia Washington shares a photo of her Great Aunt Annie’s Temple ID card from 1941
Type: News Story
Here’s the story behind a Temple ID card from 1941.
March 23, 2021
Two profiled silhouettes of two staff members talking with each other.
New professional development program builds better leaders
Type: News Story
Temple’s new Inclusive Supervision program for managers and supervisors was created to support the university’s antiracism initiative.
March 18, 2021
The Temple flag files on Main Campus.
For North Philadelphia students, the Cecil B. Moore Scholars Program bridges the gap between high school and college
Type: News Story
The program provides tutoring, mentors and scholarships to help ease the transition from high school to college.
March 9, 2021
Temple’s ILC 2021 offered students strategies for being heard beyond a hashtag
Type: News Story
Inclusive Leadership Conference explores definitions of advocacy and allyship.
February 12, 2021
Valerie Harrison and Kathryn Peach D'Angelo
Exploring the best way to bring up Black children in white families and communities
Type: News Story
Valerie Harrison, the president’s senior advisor for equity, diversity and inclusion, and Kathryn Peach D’Angelo, assistant vice president for administration and planning, discuss “Do Right By Me,” their new book about raising Black children in white spaces.
February 3, 2021

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