diversity

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For third-straight year, Temple enrolls record number of students of color
Type: News Story
More than half of Temple’s Class of 2026 are students of color.
November 16, 2022
Jon Broder, Jason Wingard, Rabbi Daniel Levitt and Mitch Morgan
Temple Hillel unveils legacy plan in honor of professor
Type: News Story
Temple’s Hillel honors a professor who dedicated his career to championing disability rights and celebrates paying off the mortgage on its campus building.
November 7, 2022
Image of Kendell Monk, Kristen Gallo and Provost Gregory Mandel.
Temple partners with Business Executive Exchange Program to promote diverse emerging leadership
Type: News Story
Temple University was the recipient of a $10,000 award for its involvement in the Business Executive Exchange Program.
October 27, 2022
Timothy Welbeck pictured.
Marvel’s ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ promises to be more powerful than its predecessor. Here’s why.
Type: News Story
Temple professor discusses the cultural impact of the upcoming Marvel film, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
October 27, 2022
Carmen Maria Machado sitting next to Liz Moore
Temple hosts event with award-winning Philadelphia-based author Carmen Maria Machado
Type: News Story
Best-selling and award-winning author Carmen Maria Machado visited Temple for a Q&A during Hispanic Heritage Month.
October 19, 2022
Image of Courtney Kater in a sweater.
Temple student lands prestigious internship at Lambda Legal
Type: News Story
Courtney Kater, a gender, sexuality and women’s studies major, is interning at national nonprofit Lambda Legal.
October 13, 2022
Image of Baker Purdon conducting a choir.
Boyer PhD student and Presser Award recipient releases album honoring Black choral music
Type: News Story
Walking Through the Valley, the debut album by Boyer PhD student Baker Purdon, contains work that has never before been recorded by Black composers throughout the 20th century.
October 12, 2022
Girls’ High alumnae that now work for Temple interact with students from their alma mater.
High school students view historical documentaries at Temple’s Center for Anti-Racism
Type: News Story
Local high school students view documentaries about Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman.
October 5, 2022
Senator Cory Booker and Temple President Jason Wingard
Jason Wingard inaugurated as Temple’s 12th president
Type: News Story
Sen. Booker (D-NJ) and Emmy-winning broadcaster Tamron Hall welcome Jason Wingard as the first Black president of Temple University.
September 26, 2022
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Show your pride during National Coming Out Week
Type: News Story
Check out the events Temple’s Office of Institutional Diversity, Equity, Advocacy and Leadership (IDEAL) is hosting for National Coming Out Week.
September 26, 2022
M. Night Shyamalan and President Wingard pictured.
First edition of Talks@Temple brings bold, provocative discourse
Type: News Story
First Talks@Temple features M. Night Shyamalan and Fortune 100 chief diversity officers as guests
September 21, 2022
Temple University was the only school in Philadelphia to be recognized with the HEED Award.
HEED Award celebrates Temple University’s commitment to diversity and inclusion
Type: News Story
Temple University earns the prestigious HEED award, which recognizes its commitment to diversity and inclusion
September 12, 2022
Jim Rooney and Jeremi Duru pictured.
What is the legacy of the Rooney Rule?
Type: News Story
Jim Rooney and Jeremi Duru to discuss the Rooney Rule during a visit to Temple University.
September 7, 2022
Image of Serena Williams playing tennis.
Tennis superstar Serena Williams calls it a career. Why does this feel different from other athletes retiring?
Type: News Story
Assistant Professor Elizabeth Taylor weighs in on Serena Williams’ decision to move on from tennis.
August 31, 2022
Image of Adrienne Shaw in a black shirt.
Why are shows with queer female characters being canceled? A Temple professor explains
Type: News Story
Klein Associate Professor Adrienne Shaw discusses LGBTQIA+ representation in the media amid recent cancellations.
August 23, 2022
 Image of Jennifer Pollitt in a blue shirt.
Let’s talk about sex: Temple launches first-of-its-kind undergraduate sexuality education class
Type: News Story
A sexuality education course for undergraduate students is now available at Temple, a first for Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies programs.
August 18, 2022
Bold Conversations: A presidential visit to the Middle East
Type: News Story
A delegation from Temple University traveled to the Middle East to explore strengthening academic partnerships and exchange opportunities.
August 5, 2022
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Temple alumna joins the most diverse Rome Prize cohort yet
Type: News Story
Alumna Monica Rhodes is among the most diverse group of Rome Prize winners in the American Academy in Rome’s history.
July 21, 2022
Image of Black soldiers.
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
Image of the Chinatown gate.
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
Image of a student in a crown getting rainbow cords.
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
Image of Joyce Joyce on a red couch with a multicolored background.
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
A gavel rests in a patch of sunlight.
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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