Temple’s serial inventors are hooked on creating and innovating new devices and technologies.
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Serial inventors
At Temple, as at the country's top five research universities, about 10 percent of faculty inventors account for 50 percent of the patents. Meet the Owls who are hooked on creating and constantly driven to innovate.
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Sustainable scholarship
A scholarship endowed by Fox School of Business graduate Harith Wickrema funds sustainable tourism internships for School of Sport, Tourism and Hospitality Management students in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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Autism at work
Thomas Edwards, associate professor in the College of Engineering, isn’t OK with the high unemployment rate of individuals on the autism spectrum. He’s taking the issue into his classroom by exploring with his students how to best manage neurodiversity in the workplace to ensure success.
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Lessons from the other side of the stretcher
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First-year medical student Michael Rockman writes in The Philadelphia Inquirer about how becoming a patient after a serious car accident left an indelible mark on his life and his education.
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Fight, fight, fight!
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The Owls will face the Navy Midshipmen for the American Athletic Conference Championship game at noon on Saturday at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Maryland. Can’t make it? The game will be broadcast nationally on ABC. Want some company? There’s a watch party at Masters Bar & Restaurant.
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Happening today
11:15 a.m. | Mitten Hall, Diamond Club Lobby
Book Signing with Ray Didinger
7:30 p.m. | Temple Performing Arts Center
Owlchestra: Temple University’s Community String Orchestra
On the horizon
Dec. 2
Generations in the Workplace
Dec. 2
City in a Park: A History of Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park System Book Signing
Dec. 3
Men’s Basketball vs. University of Pennsylvania
Dec. 5
How I Won the “Be Your Own Boss Bowl”
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