Temple continues to rise in national rankings as campus comes to life for a new academic year.
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Freshman Emma Dowker posing in front of the Pittsburgh skyline
From Pittsburgh to Philly, a Temple story begins
The first time Emma Dowker visited campus, she knew it would be her home one day—and last week, that day arrived. Meet the Pittsburgh native who has officially started her freshman year and the next chapter of her life.
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Temple shines in Princeton Review, MONEY rankings
More than 2,000 undergraduates have spoken, and thanks in part to their survey feedback, Temple again earned a spot on The Princeton Review’s list of the nation’s best universities. Temple also jumped dramatically in MONEY’s Best Colleges for Your Money ranking, which considers quality, affordability and outcomes.
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Introducing the Class of 2021
Last week, Temple welcomed its freshman class, made up of more than 5,000 students who represent 42 states and 47 countries. Meet the class.
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Kathleen Grady spray-paints a house number onto a recycling bin
Recycling bin giveaway supports sustainability
A recycling bin giveaway during Temple’s annual Welcome Wagon events is giving old bins new life at students’ off-campus residences—and helping keep the community litter-free.
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In the media
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An aerial view of Philadelphia
When the NFL Draft came to town in April, the three-day event generated an economic impact of $94.9 million for Philadelphia, according to a study conducted by Temple’s Sport Industry Research Center. The report, led by School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management Associate Dean Jeremy Jordan, made headlines in the Philadelphia Business Journal and The Philadelphia Inquirer, among other outlets.
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Campus announcement
STAR Complex named for Aramark
The facade of Temple’s Aramark STAR Complex.
Temple’s new Student Training and Recreation (STAR) Complex, which opened this week at 15th Street and Montgomery Avenue, has been named for dining-services partner Aramark. Learn more about the Aramark STAR Complex.
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Happening today
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Farmers Market
6 p.m. | Temple Sports Complex
Women’s Soccer vs. Rider
On the horizon
Sept. 3
Men’s Soccer vs. Rider
Sept. 6
Ambler Campus: Faculty and Staff Welcome Reception
Sept. 6
Diamond Screen Film Series: Faculty Double Feature
Sept. 11
Public Safety Station Grand Opening
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