Temple and other institutions are working to improve college outcomes for foster care youth.
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Briana Drummer standing on campus
Easing the transition from foster care to college
Meet Temple student Briana Drummer, who grew up in foster care and is using her experience to support other former foster care youth. A new collaborative among Temple, Cabrini, Community College of Philadelphia, Penn and West Chester is also aimed at better supporting young adults who come from foster care to college.
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President Richard Englert onstage delivering the State of the University address
Temple’s age of discovery
President Richard M. Englert delivered the annual State of the University address last week, highlighting landmark achievements in community engagement, enrollment, fundraising, rankings and research.
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The drumline in Temple’s Diamond Marching Band
Help break world records at Homecoming
To kick off Homecoming, Main Campus Program Board is looking to break two Guinness World Records on Monday: the most socks donated in eight hours and the largest gathering of mismatched socks. Donated socks will go to Philadelphia’s homeless community. Get involved.
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Cyber Security Awareness Month kicks off
Students working at computers
Links in email, social media posts and online ads are often how cybercriminals try to steal your information. Don’t fall for the bait! Lean more and participate in contests and events throughout October for National Cyber Security Awareness Month.
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A professor and students in a lab
School of Podiatric Medicine opens new lab, simulation center
The School of Podiatric Medicine will cut the ribbon next week on its new anatomy lab and state-of-the-art simulation center. Both will enhance podiatric education at Temple.
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Join the BioBlitz at Ambler
A trail at Ambler Arboretum
Visit the Ambler Arboretum anytime during a 24-hour period from tomorrow through Saturday to help with a BioBlitz aimed at finding and identifying as many species as possible.
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Dante, Buffy and You
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Rite of Swing Jazz Cafe
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Alex Truesdell and the Adaptive Design Association
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Oct. 6
Dissent in America Teach-in Series
Oct. 6–14
Temple Theaters: I Used to Write on Walls
Oct. 10
Temple Libraries: Blacks in Blue
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