Temple in the News

Temple’s new president Neil Theobald, recently hosted a barbecue for students. Among his top priorities are new plans for the  physical campus. “We’re really trying to visualize, not just building by...
April 30, 2013
Terell Stafford has created the Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia. In addition to embodying the city’s vital jazz legacy, the Jazz Orchestra will “provide an essential educational component as part of...
April 30, 2013
“Helicopter parents,” who are obsessed with their children’s sports teams winning are now joining the coaching staffs for those teams, becoming “helicopter coaches.” Says Lois Butcher-Poffley, a...
April 29, 2013
Three years ago Kensington football coach Ellwood Erb had a vision: to have Friday Night Lights under the El stop at Front and Berks streets. Today, Temple journalism students Max Pulcini and Matt...
April 29, 2013
Neighborhood Foods, a West Philadelphia-based urban-farming business, won the grand prize at Temple University’s Be Your Own Boss Bowl last week. The company, which was founded by Dylan Baird, a...
April 29, 2013
Temple University honored companies for their eco-friendly practices at the 2nd annual Green Initiatives Awards. Tourism and hospitality management students researched, evaluated and nominated the...
April 29, 2013
Recent scientific research sheds light on why women and men “fake it.” According to a research study conducted in 2010 by Temple doctoral student Erin Cooper, 60 percent of women had faked an orgasm...
April 28, 2013
Amy Goldberg, Temple Hospital’s chief of trauma and surgical critical care, stood in the emergency room and held up a blunt-looking metal tool so the 8th grade boys could see it. “We take an...
April 27, 2013
It was 50’s night at Temple University and that could only mean an “American Bandstand” flashback. The “Free Food and Fun Friday” event featured the 1950’s theme at the Student Center and offered...
April 27, 2013
Urgent-care centers are not new to the Philadelphia region, but there has been a burst of activity since last fall. In Southeastern Pennsylvania, Temple has recently opened two urgent-care centers,...
April 27, 2013

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