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What Should Teachers Know?

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 10.26.2015 | Education
Karin Chenoweth

Reasonable people agree that teachers should know the content of the subject matter they teach -- history, math, literature -- whatever it is. But should they have a good understanding of how children learn?

Temple Looks To NBC's Tamron Hall To Replace Bill Cosby On Board

AP | Lilly Workneh | Posted 10.12.2015 | Black Voices

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Temple University trustees are expected to vote next week on naming NBC correspondent Tamron Hall to fill a seat on the board va...

Temple Football Earns Respect and Should be in the Conversation for Conference Expansion

Larry Atkins | Posted 09.09.2015 | Sports
Larry Atkins

Temple football and its long suffering fans deserve this one shining moment. This game wasn't a fluke. It wasn't about how bad Penn State was. It was about how good Temple is starting to become.

Cosby's Lawyer Faces Call To Step Down As Chair Of Temple Trustees

AP | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.23.2015 | College

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Bill Cosby, once the very public pride of Temple University, parted ways with the school last year amid allegations that he had ...

Jill Scott Pulls Bill Cosby Support After Deposition Release

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.07.2015 | Entertainment

Jill Scott has renounced her support for Bill Cosby following the release of a 2005 deposition in which he admitted to obtaining drugs with the inten...

Cheryl Williams, The Mentor Who Goes Above And Beyond

Anna Snapp | Posted 05.08.2015 | Education
Anna Snapp

She teaches her students to listen closely to the rhythm of Shakespeare's words and find meaning in them. She teaches her students to not just find meaning in these ancient texts, but also to find meaning in every day human relationships.

HIV-Related Breakthroughs, Habits and Statistics Point to Need for Preventive Medicine Education

Ashley Wren Collins | Posted 04.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Wren Collins

The solution to combatting the ignorance and rising numbers of HIV infected individuals will always come down first and foremost to the practice of preventive medicine, which begins with education.

Reflections of a Temple Grad

Peak Johnson | Posted 03.25.2015 | College
Peak Johnson

So many thoughts started to form in my mind as my row started to join the long line of graduates. It amazed me at the time, and it still does on occasion, that a kid from North Philadelphia who originally had no plans on attending an institution of higher learning was now graduating from college again.

Bill Cosby Resigns From Temple University Board Of Trustees

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 01.31.2015 | College

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby stepped down as a trustee of his beloved Temple University following renewed accusations that he had drugged and sexu...

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Distraught Father Asks For Help Finding Missing Son | David Lohr | Posted 10.01.2014 | Crime

A New York family is desperate for help after the disappearance of 21-year-old Miles Applebaum this week. "Our horrible fear is that we'll never fi...

Temple University -- Latest Anti-semitic Hotspot Protested Amid Record Donation Drive

Edwin Black | Posted 10.25.2014 | Education
Edwin Black

Temple University has become the latest focal point for groups concerned about the spreading wave of campus antisemitism and academic-based Holocaust minimizing.

Networking: The Good, the Bad and the Extremely Awkward

Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors | Posted 10.14.2014 | Business
Intern Queen Campus Ambassadors

Although networking events will never be like a comfortable night out with friends, they are still extremely important in this social workforce we are going into. You never know what the connections you make at these events can take you!

Using A Gates Grant to Sidestep Standardized Testing in University Admissions?

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 10.01.2014 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

No seasoned teacher needs to be told that some students just don't test well. But Bill Gates is certainly no seasoned teacher. He is just a man with lots of money who gets to purchase his viewpoint. He believes that standardized tests should be "part" of "measuring" teacher effectiveness.

First Public University Scraps SAT Requirement For New Students

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2014 | College

July 29 (Reuters) - Philadelphia's Temple University said on Tuesday it will no longer require prospective students to submit a standardized test sc...

For-Profit Prison Corporations Are at It Again

Byron E. Price | Posted 09.01.2014 | Black Voices
Byron E. Price

The latest effort by for-profit prison corporations to laud their superiority over publicly-run prisons is supported by two Temple University professo...

Why George Will Is So Wrong About Sexual Assault on Campus

Sofie Karasek | Posted 08.31.2014 | College
Sofie Karasek

Recently, journalists from across the country have rushed to defend campus rapists and allowed men's rights activists to successfully infiltrate op-ed columns. For those of us who are survivors of sexual assault, we haven't been nearly as lucky.

Questions Arise Over Professors' Connections To Private Prisons

Philadelphia Inquierer | Posted 06.11.2014 | College

Temple University is investigating an ethics complaint that two of its professors did not properly disclose funding from the private prison industry f...

Dr. Vincent Harding’s Call to Make America America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

We are citizens of a country that does not yet exist, but it is up to us to finally create and make it a just and hopeful land for all.

The Transformation of AJ Young

Peak Johnson | Posted 05.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Peak Johnson

There was never a particular moment when AJ Young felt that he was supposed to be a guy, but it was more of a continual questioning why it was he felt uncomfortable around friends and family.

Study Reveals Scary Side Effect Of Sleep Deprivation On Brain

Posted 03.19.2014 | Fifty

Forget the myth that you need less sleep as you get older. In fact, sleep may be even more important later in life than previously believed, according...

Top Ph.D. Programs Eye Genius Black Boy

Christopher Norris | Posted 04.27.2014 | Black Voices
Christopher Norris

Considered a free agent in the world of academia, award-winning McNair Scholar Juwan Z. Bennett prepares for the signing of a lifetime. "How does it ...

Scientific Spill Studies, Funded by BP, Start to Yield Results

Susan Buchanan | Posted 04.10.2014 | Green
Susan Buchanan

Scientists gathered in Alabama last month said their current research on impacts of the 2010 BP spill will help authorities deal with future disasters.

Jazz Orchestra of Philadelphia's All-Star debut

Lew Whittington | Posted 03.05.2014 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Jazz trumpeter Terell Stafford photo: Jimmy Ryan Kicking off the new year with a jazz bang, the multi-generational Philly veterans and vanguards ...

12 Must-have Gifts for Students Studying Abroad

Stacie Nevadomski Berdan | Posted 02.11.2014 | College
Stacie Nevadomski Berdan

With nearly 300,000 students studying abroad in 2012-2013, a new wave of students will depart on a much-anticipated adventure abroad right after the holidays. Consider giving that special student in your life a present they will find invaluable during their time abroad.

Building Communities of Opportunity

Jonathan F.P. Rose | Posted 01.27.2014 | Impact
Jonathan F.P. Rose

In the next 40 years, the population in the United States is projected to grow by more than 90 million people, with the majority of the expansion occurring in our nation's cities.