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Michael Latini playing with a furry red puppet.
From Temple to Rockefeller Plaza
Meet Michael Latini, TYL ’01, who helped build the rolling podium Melissa McCarthy has been using as White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Saturday Night Live.
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Temple news
A rendering of the renovated food court.
Food court facelift
Get ready for some new options in your lunch spot rotation—eight new brands are expected to open after the Student Center’s Valaida S. Walker Dining Court undergoes a renovation this summer.
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City Hall tower from an office window.
A victory for families
Law students’ investigation of Philadelphia’s policy of billing parents for the cost of incarcerating their children prompted the city to put an immediate end to the practice.
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A view overlooking Rome, Italy.
A guide to 48 hours in Rome
A Temple University Rome alumna serves as your personal guide to celebrate the campus’ 50th anniversary in May. Here’s the best way to spend a couple days—or more—in the Eternal City.
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Campus news
Walk to kick off Sexual Assault Awareness Month
Students holding signs during a walk to raise awareness around sexual assault.
Temple’s inaugural WalkTU event will bring members of the university community together to raise awareness around sexual violence. WalkTU replaces the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event.
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Hero’s hero
Laura Reddick standing next to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Philadelphia.
There’s no shortage of incredible women making an impact at Temple, like Laura Reddick, whose dedication made Temple one of the most military-friendly universities in the country, especially for women. Learn more about her work and the upcoming Women Veterans Forum on April 21 at the Howard Gittis Student Center.
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Campus announcement
Hai-Lung Dai appointed vice president for international affairs
Several flags from various countries hanging from a ceiling.
Together with the deans and officers of the university, Dai will drive the growth and evolution of Temple’s global endeavors. This new leadership position is the latest in a series of significant roles for Dai since he joined Temple in 2007.
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