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Rasheedah Phillips standing in front of Community Futures Lab poster.
Preserving the past, imagining the future
Using Afrofuturism as a theme, Rasheedah Phillips, CLA ’05, LAW ’08, is spearheading an ethnographic research project exploring the oral histories of North Philadelphia neighborhoods and encouraging people to imagine the future through her Community Futures Lab.
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Temple news
Two volunteers shoveling dirt into buckets.
 
Planting the seed to serve
the world
Temple’s Global Days of Service are April 24-30. Here, Temple shines a spotlight on community partner Urban Creators, an urban farm near Main Campus that hosts volunteers year-round.
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Jesse DiLaura standing on campus.
 
Fox alumnus wants to
‘Repair U’
Your phone, that is. Meet Jesse DiLaura, a 2016 graduate of Fox’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute who has a big vision to bring an affordable phone repair truck to campus.
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Campus announcement
University funding hearing tomorrow
The capital building in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
 
President Richard M. Englert will testify before the Pennsylvania Senate Appropriations Committee in support of the university’s funding at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1. The hearing will air on PCN and a livestream will be available.
 
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Featured event
Discover Entrepreneurship
Graphic with text that reads “Be Your Own Boss Bowl.”
Work hard. Climb the ladder. Be the boss. That’s one way to do it. Or you can register for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Institute’s Be Your Own Boss Bowl to get your idea off the ground and, you know, be your own boss. Register by March 6.
 
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Events
Happening today
12 p.m. | Howard Gittis Student Center
Blackstone LaunchPad: Financial Modeling 101
12:30 p.m. | Ritter Hall and Annex
Found Magazine Featuring Davy and Peter Rothbart
3 p.m. | Howard Gittis Student Center
Lecture: Patrick T. Harker, President and CEO of Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank
On the horizon
March 1
Protecting Your Personal Privacy in a Digital World
March 1
The Shadow of Empty Shelves: World Literature and the National Socialist Pact with Books
March 1
Workshop: Pitch Decks
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