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We are family
Parent and Family Weekend is Oct. 28–30. We’ve got you covered for showing visitors an authentic Temple—and Philadelphia—experience.
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The view of the Philadelphia skyline from Temple’s campus.
Owls among the Power 76
Temple has a strong presence on the Philadelphia Business Journal’s "Power 76" list of the most influential people in Greater Philadelphia—seven Owls made the cut.
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Promising new lupus drug
Temple University Hospital is investigating whether a new drug for lupus is more effective than medications currently in use.
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Dancers in drag dancing on stage.
You better work
Last Monday, Temple hosted its fifth annual drag show at Temple Performing Arts Center as part of National Coming Out Week.
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Featured event
Philadelphia 76ers at Temple
Inside the Liacouras Center during a Temple basketball game.
The team will be hosting an open practice at the Liacouras Center on Oct. 19 at 6:30 p.m. The Sixers Dancers, Phlight Squad and Franklin will be making an appearance. The event is free, but please register here.
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Happening today
2 p.m. | Gladfelter Hall, Welgley Room 914
Race in the American Society Lecture by Professor Ibram Kendi, CLA '07,'10
5 p.m. | Ritter Hall and Annex
Eat Your Way To Class: Edible Landscaping’s Solution to your Snack Attack
6 p.m. | Tyler School of Art
Temple Contemporary: Julia Bryant Wilson
On the horizon
Oct. 18
Temple Contemporary Expert Roundtable: Cassandra Bailey
Oct. 18
Teaching Theater: Assessing Creative Projects Across Curriculum
Oct. 18
Men’s Soccer vs. Delaware
Oct. 18
Mill Creek Farm Visit
Oct. 19
17th Annual League for Entrepreneurial Women’s Conference
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