diversity

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
a student moves into a residence hall on Temple's campus.
Temple University’s diverse Class of 2024
Type: News Story
The incoming class includes record numbers of Black and Latinx students and international students from six continents.
August 19, 2020
A portrait of Molefi Kete Asante
Racial injustice has been fuelled by centuries of prejudiced hierarchies
Type: News Story
Molefi Kete Asante, chair of Africology and African American Studies, looks at the historical context of the George Floyd protests.
July 23, 2020
Tara Tripp
National protests emphasize need for criminal justice reform
Type: News Story
Temple professor talks about the need for criminal justice reform in the U.S., highlighting the value of well-funded reentry programs.
July 23, 2020
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
A portrait of David Brown
The national conversation on race is an opportunity to push for greater inclusion
Type: News Story
Klein College’s first diversity advisor to the office of the dean discusses diversity, equity and inclusion.
July 2, 2020
Gregory Anderson
Systemic racism has led to education disparities
Type: News Story
Dean Gregory Anderson outlines how race and socioeconomic status impacts access to educational opportunities in the U.S.
June 25, 2020
An illustrated copy of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Exploring the history of Juneteenth, a day of celebration and reflection
Type: News Story
The holiday’s legacy stretches back 155 years.
June 17, 2020
An illustration of landmarks in Philadelphia and on Temple's campus with rainbow colors.
Proud moments in our LGBTQIA+ history
Type: News Story
Learn more about historical events that happened in Philadelphia and key contributions from the Temple community to celebrate Pride month.
May 29, 2020
Eric Battle at the "Black Lives Always Mattered!" exhibition.
A new graphic novel brings African American history in Philadelphia to life
Type: News Story
"Black Lives Always Mattered!" highlights influential figures from the city’s past.
March 26, 2020
The entrance to the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection
Black History Month: Five must-see exhibits at the Blockson Collection
Type: News Story
The Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection is the perfect place to visit for Black History Month.
February 7, 2020
Temple University professor Timothy Welbeck in conversation with Wyclef Jean
What to read, watch and see for Black History Month
Type: News Story
Africology and African American Studies lecturer Timothy Welbeck shares his recommended reading and viewing list.
January 29, 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

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