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A young girl giving a young boy a flower at a Black Lives Matter protest.
Next stop: Rwanda
The journalism class Philadelphia Neighborhoods brought Maggie Andresen to Temple. Her passion for storytelling and international issues will take her to Rwanda after graduation. Watch the video to learn about the powerful reporting she has done locally and abroad as a Temple student.
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Commencement 2017
We’re in the homestretch, folks. Commencement is just a week away—mark your calendar for May 11, 9:30 a.m. at the Liacouras Center. Check out some seniors’ next stops after Temple, and remember that without faculty and staff like you, they wouldn’t shine as brightly when they toss those caps in the air.
Chey Jones holding a sign that says “Stanford University.”
Next stop: Stanford University
Chemistry student Chey Jones, who once met with a Nobel Prize winner, will continue pursuing his passion at Stanford.
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Eli LaBan holding up a sign that says 'Fellowship in Nicaragua.'
Next stop: Fellowship in Nicaragua
Eli LaBan found his passion when he came to Temple. Now, the Emmy-winning videographer is headed to Nicaragua to finish his project to preserve endangered languages there.
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Highest education
Meet the Temple alumni who have each earned five degrees from the university, the most of 317,000 alumni worldwide.
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Christopher Persaud standing in front of flowering trees smiling with his arms crossed.
Lavender Graduation ceremony honors LGBTQIA Owls
Christopher Persaud found that he could make his four years at Temple into anything that he wanted—like exploring his interests in gender and sexuality in an academic arena.
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Visualize Temple
Extreme makeover: Bell Tower edition
A rendering of the Bell Tower with the landscaped circle around the base.
In honor of Trustee H. F. “Gerry” Lenfest, a newly landscaped circle will be created and installed at the base of the Bell Tower by fall 2017.
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Community engagement
We couldn’t have done it without you
Volunteers working together to package food.
Through generous donations and volunteer work, Global Days of Service and Temple Toast were cheers-worthy events. Find out how much money was raised and learn more about some of the projects the Temple community supported.
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Happening today
12:30 p.m | Ambler Campus
Therapy Dogs International Stress Relief Day
3:30 p.m. | Gladfelter Hall
Lecture: Stalin’s Terror and Kennan’s Struggle for Reason
4 p.m. | Villanova
Big East Semifinal: Women’s Lacrosse vs. Florida
7:30 p.m. | Temple Performing Arts Center
Temple University Owlchestra
On the horizon
May 5
Endings Dance Showcase
May 8
Big Data Roundtable Discussion
May 10
Community Sing with Alice Parker
May 10
The Unveiling of Charles L. Blockson’s Portraits
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