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How These Students Called Out Their School's Racism And Caught Harvard's Attention

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 03.28.2017 | Black Voices

As high school seniors, Meggie Noel and Kylie Webster-Cazeau launched a campaign last January that placed the racism faced by black students at Boston...

Advice For A Happy, Healthy Life From A Man Dedicated To Those Pursuits

Nancy Brown | Posted 11.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Nancy Brown

Why do you what you do? Can you trace the source of your professional motivation to a single event or person? As CEO of the American Heart Associati...

Can Trump Create Millions of Jobs? Don't Bet On It

The Conversation US | Posted 10.01.2016 | Business
The Conversation US

By Jonathan Lipson, Temple University Donald Trump claims he should be president in part because he has succeeded at creating jobs and businesses. ...

How Philadelphia Doctors Are Teaching People To Save Gunshot Victims' Lives

The Huffington Post | Liz Martinez | Posted 07.28.2016 | HuffPost Live 321


Coming Of Age: Online Accelerated Learning Is Here To Stay

Marjorie Hope Rothstein | Posted 06.13.2016 | Fifty
Marjorie Hope Rothstein

Growing up as a mod girl in the sixties, with flower power, peace, love and understanding as the motto in elementary school while the rebellion and up...

Temple Should Be At The Top of The List for Big 12 Expansion

Larry Atkins | Posted 05.11.2016 | Sports
Larry Atkins

Will the Big 12 conference expand from 10 to 12 teams? There will be a meeting on this issue in a few weeks, with a possible decision later this summe...

The Movement to Transform Data Into Action in US Cities

Michele Jolin | Posted 04.20.2017 | Impact
Michele Jolin

From crime reduction to eliminating blighted properties, cities across the country are using data to improve services, meaningfully engage residents, and make better decisions.

What Should Teachers Know?

Karin Chenoweth | Posted 10.26.2016 | 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 Football Earns Respect and Should be in the Conversation for Conference Expansion

Larry Atkins | Posted 09.09.2016 | 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.

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 intent...

Cheryl Williams, The Mentor Who Goes Above And Beyond

Anna Snapp | Posted 05.08.2016 | 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.

David Lohr

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 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 ...