diversity

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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
El Viaje host David Ortiz at the WRTI studio.
David Ortiz keeps the Latin jazz flowing on WRTI
Type: News Story
The “El Viaje” host talks about Latin jazz and Latino culture in Philadelphia.
February 2, 2021
The US flag flying against the Philadelphia skyline.
Members of Temple’s community celebrate Kamala Harris’ historic win
Type: News Story
Temple students, faculty and staff share their thoughts on Kamala Harris’ election victory.
January 19, 2021
Monument of Martin Luther King Jr.
Giving back on MLK Day, different but still impactful this year
Type: News Story
Learn what Temple has planned for the 2021 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.
January 13, 2021
Marc Coleman, founder, president and CEO of The Tactile Group
Marc Coleman is not your typical CEO
Type: News Story
Coleman’s company values different voices, flexibility and kindness.
November 18, 2020
Nasir Pittman at dance practice for the Diamond Gems
A different kind of diamond
Type: News Story
Nasir Pittman has big plans for his time at Temple University and beyond.
November 18, 2020
Nelson Henry Jr. holding his honorable discharge certificate.
A WWII veteran’s fight to receive an honorable discharge
Type: News Story
Nelson Henry Jr. was given a discriminatory “blue discharge” because he was African American.
November 9, 2020
A student sitting in the grass on Main Campus near the Perseverance Conquers mural.
New Cecil B. Moore Scholars Program to cultivate leaders from North Philadelphia, provide support and scholarships
Type: News Story
The program is a pillar of Temple's commitment to increase the number of North Philadelphians enrolled at the university.
October 23, 2020
Tarahgee Morris and Jamal Parker
One of a kind Owls hand picked by ONE School
Type: News Story
With only 15 spots open, two Owls were admitted to the ONE School program, selective portfolio program founded by Spotify's creative director.
October 21, 2020
An Owl statue spreads its wings on Temple's Main Campus.
Attorney Ben Crump joined TV host LaToya Stroman for in-depth conversation on racial injustice
Type: News Story
Civil rights attorney Ben Crump and TV host LaToya Stroman discussed racial injustice and the importance of voting.
October 21, 2020
Agnes Berry Montier
Temple's first Black female MD graduated in 1912
Type: News Story
Temple University graduated its first Black woman doctor at a time when Black people were excluded from institutions of higher learning.
October 14, 2020
An Owl sculpture on Main Campus.
Temple invests more than $1 million in anti-racism education and programming
Type: News Story
The university will expand the Department of Africology and African American Studies and create a Center for Anti-Racism Research.
October 14, 2020
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Sances
Issues of racial injustice have helped shape the 2020 presidential election
Type: News Story
Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael Sances discusses how issues of racial injustice have influenced the campaigns.
October 14, 2020
protesters marching in Tokyo
Two TUJ students are taking the lead in raising awareness about racism in Japan
Type: News Story
TUJ students led 3,500 protesters in a march through Tokyo in support of racial equality.
October 14, 2020
Kendall Stephens wearing a sweatshirt and matching face mask that says "QUEEN" with a rainbow megaphone.
Prominent trans advocate brings talents to Temple
Type: News Story
A new student in the School of Social Work wants to work to unite Temple’s LGBTQIA+ community and continue to advocate for trans individuals.
September 30, 2020
A Temple student holding up a rainbow colored pin that says "born this way."
National Coming Out Week goes virtual with this message: Love
Type: News Story
Learn how to participate in the week’s virtual events centered around the LGBTQIA+ campus community.
September 30, 2020
David Love
Uprise Online: Professor discusses social movements in the digital age
Type: News Story
Klein Professor David Love shares his expertise around racial injustice and how it plays out on social media today.
September 16, 2020
a professor in a yellow shirt standing before a window.
Reimagining the role of police in society through research
Type: News Story
Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice Ajima Olaghere discusses her scholarship on policing and communities.
September 2, 2020
Linn Washington
‘We’ve been here before’: Journalism professor discusses covering racism, protests and police brutality
Type: News Story
Linn Washington Jr., a professor of journalism, has been covering systemic racism since the 1970s.
August 25, 2020

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