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

Edwin Black | Posted 08.25.2014 | 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 08.14.2014 | 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 08.01.2014 | 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 07.29.2014 | 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.

I Got a Great Degree I Can't Afford

Steve Rhode | Posted 08.15.2013 | Business
Steve Rhode

Huffington Post Reader Question Dear Steve, Went to Temple University and got a BS in Exercise Physiology. I owe Sallie Mae over $165,000 in loans,...

I Dream For A Living

Peak Johnson | Posted 06.12.2013 | College
Peak Johnson

"Doing Alright" is a film about self-acceptance, Michele Hannon says. "We want to really promote the message of learning to love yourself," Hannon said.

Why I Am Grateful I Was Jilted

Carole Mallory | Posted 04.10.2013 | Books
Carole Mallory

Today I have published my third memoir. It is called Picasso's Ghost because that is what I felt like during this struggle to gain self worth -- a ghost. No, it wasn't Pablo Picasso who jilted me. It was his son, Claude.

MESA Girls Take Action in the Mobile App White House Challenge

Zuliesuivie Ball | Posted 03.20.2013 | Teen
Zuliesuivie Ball

Whether it be in the engineering and science field or not, I encourage all young ladies to explore different opportunities and professions.

Temple Basketball Does It Again: Upset in Orange City

Tyler R. Tynes | Posted 02.21.2013 | Sports
Tyler R. Tynes

Fifth time must be the charm. Temple University defeated No. 3 Syracuse University, 83-79, at the prestigious Madison Square Garden during the Gotham...

Male Student Writes About Women's Periods, Enrages Everyone

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 12.04.2012 | College

Temple University student John Corrigan decided it would be a great idea to write a column for the student newspaper about menstruation. In "Time o...

'Adding Insult to Injury:' After Son's Apparent Suicide, Mother Charged $14,000 in Taxes for Parent Plus Loans

C. Cryn Johannsen | Posted 11.13.2012 | College
C. Cryn Johannsen

Roswell Friend, 22, went for his last run on August 18, 2011. Images of him running were captured by security cameras at Temple University -- where he had been a student.

Watch Your Step: There Might Be a Needle on the Sidewalk

Erin N. Marcus, M.D. | Posted 09.26.2012 | Miami
Erin N. Marcus, M.D.

Given the state's current political climate, it's unlikely Florida will change its drug paraphernalia laws any time soon, which means the residents of inner city Miami will need to continue to watch their step.

Which Schools Are Freezing Tuition This Year?

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.09.2012 | College

Temple University announced on Thursday they will not increase tuition on undergraduate students next year. "Rising student debt is one of the majo...

Temple Basketball Star Arrested In Prostitution Bust

AP | Posted 06.12.2012 | Sports

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- A Temple University basketball player is apologizing to his family and team following his arrest on prostitution and resisting ...