Philadelphia

Morgan Hall and the Philadelphia skyline at sunset.
Temple faculty on how to spend 36 hours in Philadelphia
Type: News Story
Two professors from the School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management give their insider tips for the ultimate short visit.
July 20, 2016
Philadelphia’s skyline from Temple’s Main Campus.
Philadelphia named Best Place to Visit in the U.S.
Type: News Story
The city’s historic roots and gritty flavor land it at the top of Lonely Planet’s list.
February 17, 2016
Philadelphia’s City Hall building
Owls appointed to mayor-elect's transition team
Type: News Story
Temple alumni and employees will work to ensure the city is engaged in commerce and economic development, public safety and other areas of civic engagement.
November 30, 2015
12 Philly attractions to visit this spring
Type: News Story
It's spring—time to get outdoors and explore the city. Check out this list of affordable Philadelphia destinations.
April 3, 2015
Temple hosts city’s inaugural Roadmap for Growth forum
Type: News Story
Leaders from the business, political and education worlds gathered at Temple University for the first major event in the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce's Roadmap for Growth campaign.
December 2, 2014
Temple Made: Tarasai A. Karega
Type: News Story
She's heard it since she was 9 years old: African-Americans don't play hockey, people tell her—and girls don't play either. But Tarasai Karega, the latest subject in our student profile series, has always defied stereotypes. Now this master's candidate in sport business has come to Philadelphia to be a role model to a new generation of urban youth.
November 27, 2013
Joe Frazier's Gym gets historic status
Type: In the Media
May 1, 2013
Documentary screening at Temple to save Frazier’s gym
Type: In the Media
October 16, 2012
Temple Architecture team fights to save Joe Frazier's Gym
Type: News Story
A team of students in Tyler School of Art adjunct faculty member Dennis Playdon's "Introduction to Architectural Preservation" class has been fighting to save a little-known building on North Broad Street that was boxing legend Joe Frazier's gym.
July 11, 2012
Philadelphia learns how to ThinkBike from the Dutch
Type: News Story
Regional transportation planners joined Temple students and staff at the ThinkBike Workshop in Temple's new Architecture Building to hear from Dutch cycling experts about how to improve the bike infrastructure in North Philadelphia and Center City.
June 20, 2012
Philadelphia names Sonia Sanchez first poet laureate
Type: News Story
Temple Professor Emeritus Sonia Sanchez, one of the most influential voices of the Black Arts Movement, was recently named poet laureate for the City of Philadelphia.
January 23, 2012
Students consider Eastern State Penitentiary’s haunted attraction
Type: News Story
Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary is one of 10 historic sites that students in Assistant Professor of History Seth Bruggeman's "Museums and American Culture" class visit to learn different approaches for telling stories about the past and engaging with the public.
October 31, 2011
Germantown’s treasures
Type: News Story
It's a problem that has dogged Philadelphia's Germantown section for decades: traveling by in their cars, precious few tourists take time to stop and admire the 18th-century mansions and historic landmarks that dot this mixed urban landscape.
October 27, 2009