Trustees approved pre-construction planning for a community-focused educational center on campus.
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SOCKtober Fest breaks Guinness World Record for sock donation
Owls showed up big for this week’s Guinness World Record event: With 2,798 pairs of socks donated, we broke the record for the largest sock donation in eight hours. The socks will go to local people in need.
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Plans advance for on-campus early childhood center
The Board of Trustees this week approved pre-construction planning for the Alpha Center, an educational hub envisioned by the College of Education that would be built on campus and serve families from surrounding neighborhoods.
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Keep the public in Philadelphia’s public university
President Richard M. Englert penned an op-ed in The Philadelphia Inquirer this week urging the state legislature to continue to fund Temple and other state-related schools. Read Englert’s plea for Philadelphia’s public university to remain public.
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Historic gift to accelerate pancreatic cancer research
The entrance to Fox Chase Cancer Center
The largest single gift in Fox Chase Cancer Center’s history will establish The Marvin and Concetta Greenberg Pancreatic Cancer Institute, paving the way for enhanced research.
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School of Podiatric Medicine opens new center
A physician watching two students work with a patient in a clinic room
The new simulation center at the School of Podiatric Medicine boasts 12 clinic rooms with audio and video recording capabilities to allow for enhanced training in patient interactions.
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Featured event
Explore important questions through comics
Next week, the College of Liberal Arts is hosting Graphic Thinking, a daylong conference featuring panel discussions and historical exhibits exploring issues through the lens of comics and graphic illustration.
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6 p.m. | Temple Contemporary
Poets & Writers Series: Amaranth Borsuk
6:30 p.m. | Bright Hall (Ambler Campus)
Kicking Stigma: Mental Health Symposium
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Oct. 13
Roundtable About Research on Street-based Sex Work
Oct. 13
Cherry On Pep Rally: Homecoming
Oct. 14
Homecoming 2017: Football vs. UConn
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