Zoom interview with Owls For Justice members
Student-athletes join together to fight for social justice reform
Type: News Story
A group of student-athletes has formed a new student organization to promote equality and justice on campus.
July 14, 2020
The alphabet of social justice
Type: News Story
The students created a social justice poster for each letter of the alphabet.
April 5, 2017
Temple Law School Dean JoAnn Epps with City Hall in the background.
Law School Dean JoAnne Epps shares vision for diversity, inclusion
Type: News Story
Her acceptance speech touched on the need for improved education and establishing a better understanding of each other.
February 22, 2016
Students and faculty host events focused on diversity
Type: News Story
On Tuesday, Oct. 28, students, faculty and administrators came together for two diversity-centered events organized to ensure that inclusivity remains a topic of conversation on campus.
October 31, 2014
National Coming Out Week: Morgen's story
Type: News Story
In recognition of Temple's sixth annual National Coming Out Week celebration, meet Morgen Snowadzky, recipient of Temple's MarcDavid LGBTQ Scholarship Award.
October 14, 2014
Freeman Foundation East Asia internship program helps students soar in Japan
Type: News Story
Approximately 60 students study at Temple University Japan each semester. The Freeman Foundation scholarship awards study abroad students up to $3,000 each to encourage students from the U.S. to intern in East Asia.
September 17, 2014
Temple University creates new resource in support of diversity
Type: News Story
Temple University continues to support its mission to maintain a campus climate that celebrates and welcomes diversity with the rollout of a new website.
September 9, 2014
Temple Made Veterans Day special: Silas Adams
Type: News Story
The number of veterans at Temple has exploded in recent years. In honor of Military Appreciation Month, the Temple Made student profile series introduces you to Temple Veterans Association (TVA) President Silas Adams, an active duty Marine for eight years with two tours in both Iraq and Afghanistan. It's not easy reintegrating into a college setting after serving overseas.
November 8, 2013
Faculty Focus: Terell Stafford
Type: News Story
In the latest installment of the faculty profile series, Terell Stafford, director of jazz studies and chair of instrumental studies in the Boyer College of Music and Dance, discusses his love of playing the trumpet and the joy he finds in bringing his students along in the jazz tradition.
February 13, 2013
Program aims to create opportunity for underrepresented postgraduates
Type: News Story
Graduates of the Future Faculty Fellowship program gathered recently to celebrate the anniversary of the program, which assists minority and underrepresented students in making the transition to graduate and postgraduate studies by offering financial support and access to a supportive network of colleagues and peers.
September 20, 2012
Task force launches online clearinghouse of gender and sexuality resources
Type: News Story
Temple's Gender and Sexuality Task Force has created a new online clearinghouse of LGBTQ support resources and information. The website, called "Diversity and Inclusion: Community Perspective," is the first action inspired by the results of the task force's recent survey of Temple's gender and sexuality climate.
September 12, 2012
Results of university-wide gender and sexuality survey posted
Type: News Story
Temple's Gender and Sexuality Climate Task Force — a group of administrators, faculty members and students convened by President Hart to study perceptions of Temple as a welcoming, safe and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and queer (LGBTQ) members of the Temple community — has released the results of a sweeping survey of Temple's gender and sexuality clim
May 2, 2012
YouTube sensations headline celebration of Asian-American culture
Type: News Story
Singers, dancers and step-team performers captivated the audience at Spotlight 2.0, a celebration of Asian-American culture held at the Temple Performing Arts Center. For the event, students shared the stage with YouTube sensations Clara C, a singer/songwriter from California, and D-Pryde, a rapper/singer from Toronto, Canada.
March 30, 2012
Diverse magazine ranks Temple in top 10 for African-American graduates
Type: News Story
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education has ranked Temple among the top 10 institutions in the nation to grant degrees to African-American students. The annual ranking is based on data complied by the U.S. Department of Education drawn from student graduation rates for the 2008-09 school year.
November 17, 2011
Revealing diversity forum addresses looming racial shift
Type: News Story
A handful of colored plastic can be a revealing representation of how much — or how little — diversity we have allowed in our lives. That’s what students participating in the first Academic Center on Research in Diversity (ACCORD) undergraduate symposium discovered as they collected colorful beads representing people of varying ethnicity within their social circle.
November 9, 2009