But that’s because Temple keeps breaking records.
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Students walking across Broad Street on campus.
For fourth year in a row, Temple breaks record for applications
As of the March 1 application deadline, Temple received 36,840 applications, beating last year’s record of 34,504. The university’s academic reputation, campus improvements and heightened exposure from athletics drove interest from Owls in waiting.
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Community engagement
Joseph D’Orazio holding naloxone in a trauma bay at Temple Hospital.
Faculty join city task force to address opioid crisis
Four experts from disciplines across the university are among more than three dozen Temple-connected people recruited to serve on the Mayor’s Task Force to Combat the Opioid Epidemic.
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Temple students at computers helping residents file their taxes.
Making tax season less taxing
Temple’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program marks 10 years of accounting students helping local residents file their taxes for free. Students will offer their expertise every Saturday through April 8.
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Campus news
President Englert testifies for Temple at state budget hearing
President Englert testifying in Harrisburg.
Englert advocated for continued funding for the university from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. State funding allows the university to keep tuition as low as possible and to deliver excellent teaching, research and healthcare.
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