Min-Seok Pang pictured.
New research outlines how airlines covertly lobby Congress
Type: News Story
New Temple research outlines how airlines work to lobby Congress.
April 2, 2024
Temple students wearing red and white shirts took a group photo on the steps of the Capitol’s main rotunda.
Students make the case for Temple’s funding during Owls on the Hill Day
Type: News Story
Students walked the steps of the Capitol to lobby for Temple’s funding in late April.
May 24, 2023
Officials from the Pennsylvania Department of Education visit campus
Pennsylvania education officials visit Main Campus
Type: News Story
The group joined Temple leaders to discuss critical issues facing students
June 7, 2022
Image of Temple student shaking hands with a PA state legislator.
At Owls on the Hill, students make the case for Temple’s funding
Type: News Story
Temple students advocated in Harrisburg for the commonwealth’s continued funding of Temple.
November 3, 2021
Temple alumna Adjoa B. Asamoah
Championing racial equity at Temple and beyond
Type: News Story
The national advisor for Black engagement for the Biden-Harris campaign, Adjoa B. Asamoah is also the social impact strategist for the CROWN Act.
June 11, 2021
Temple University graduate Amanda Morrison received a Blackstone Launchpad & Techstars Fellowship.
Two Temple Owls receive $5K fellowships for their startups
Type: News Story
Two students, whose respective businesses are focused on creating positive change in the world, receive Blackstone LaunchPad & Techstars Fellowship.
February 10, 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
Georgia Hight-Schickel
College of Public Health student volunteers as first-time poll worker
Type: News Story
When the coronavirus pandemic created extra demand, Georgia Hight-Schickel stepped up to help.
January 4, 2021
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
Tyler student Katie Fish designed the "I Voted" sticker for Philadelphia.
Tyler student designs city’s new ‘I Voted’ sticker
Type: News Story
Katie Fish beat out more than 150 submissions in a citywide competition to replace Philadelphia’s previous Election Day sticker.
September 28, 2020
Pennsylvania state Representative Malcolm Kenyatta
Owls at the DNC, RNC
Type: News Story
Get to know the Temple alumni, students and faculty involved with the recent Democratic and Republican National Conventions.
September 9, 2020
Philadelphia City Hall.
Temple alumni land on ‘Who’s Next in Politics’ list
Type: News Story
Five Temple alumni made 'Billy Penn’s' list of up-and-coming young political influencers.
January 3, 2017
A student standing in front of the C-SPAN Bus along 13th Street.
C-SPAN Bus swings by Temple on battleground states tour
Type: News Story
The network offered Temple students a look inside its tour bus just before Election Day as it stopped by campus on a battleground states tour.
November 3, 2016
A pile of red, white and blue buttons.
Temple experts can discuss 2016 elections, candidates and issues
Type: News Story
Many Temple University faculty are experts on issues related to the 2016 presidential candidates and election.
June 29, 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
Attendees waving American flags in the crowd of the Democratic National Convention.
DNC internship program coming to Temple
Type: News Story
Temple is partnering with The Washington Center to administer academic seminars at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
November 19, 2015
New center aims to help region's leaders address challenging public policy issues
Type: News Story
Last week, more than 100 invited governmental, business, labor and non-profit leaders came together at the Penn's Landing Hyatt for a day of information and discussion sessions on the theme "Building a Stronger Regional Economy: How Public Pension Funding Challenges and Energy Development Opportunities Will Affect Our Future." The symposium was hosted by Temple's new Center on
January 23, 2013
Political science professors are front and center for election season
Type: News Story
During this fast-paced presidential election season, Temple political scientists have been front and center analyzing and interpreting campaign events for the local and national media. They see it as an extension of their role as educators.
October 24, 2012
Campus forum explores the continuing influence of race in the presidential race
Type: News Story
Last week, Temple's Academic Center on Research and Diversity (ACCORD) hosted Race in the Race, a town hall forum exploring how candidates and the media have addressed race and diversity during the 2012 presidential election cycle. A panel of 10 student leaders discussed the issues and took questions from audience members. The event will be shown on TUTV later this month.
October 15, 2012
Student political groups provide hope for bipartisanship
Type: News Story
At a time when elected government officials from the major political parties are seemingly at each other's proverbial throats and many feel the country has never been so polarized, Temple’s Democratic and Republican student organizations might be a model for bipartisan cooperation.
September 25, 2012
Presidential campaigns matter less than we think, says Temple political scientist
Type: News Story
In his forthcoming book, The Timeline of Presidential Elections: How Campaigns do (and do not) matter (2012), Temple political scientist Christopher Wlezien argues that specific events in a campaign matter much less than it would appear relative to the attention they receive.
September 17, 2012
Political conventions a teaching moment for six Temple interns
Type: News Story
Six Temple students are attending the 2012 presidential nominating conventions as part of a highly-regarded internship and seminar program. Three are taking part in Republican Convention activities this week in Tampa, Fla., and three others are headed to Charlotte, N.C., for the upcoming Democratic Convention.
August 24, 2012
Political experts say conventions are key in race for the White House
Type: News Story
With the 2012 presidential election just months away, the nation's attention has turned to the Democratic and Republican presidential nominating conventions. Temple University political experts Christopher Wlezien, Kevin Arceneaux and Robin Kolodny offer their insights on the campaigns and what to expect from the conventions this year.
August 15, 2012
Political scientist recognized for prescient political theory
Type: News Story
Temple political scientist Joseph M. Schwartz has been presented with the American Political Science Association's David Easton Book Award for his 2009 work, The Future of Democratic Equality: Reconstructing Social Solidarity in a Fragmented America, in which he accurately predicted the emergence of inequality as a major political issue.
November 8, 2011
Has American politics turned into "playing dirty"?
Type: In the Media
September 14, 2011