Take a trip down memory lane with our photo gallery highlighting the most brag-worthy accomplishments and moments from the year.
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Here’s to 2016
What a groundbreaking year at Temple—we reached new heights with research, won a shiny new championship trophy to show off and literally broke ground on several campus construction projects. The list goes on, but we’ve done you one better than just a list. Take a photo journey through Temple’s top achievements and moments of 2016.

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A clarinet, trumpet and violin.
The healing power of music
Temple’s music therapy program is leading the charge in educating and training music therapists to provide treatment for people battling cancer. A new study by a Temple faculty member shows the benefits of such therapy.
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Melding layers of expertise
Joyce Wilkerson, Temple’s senior advisor for community relations and development, dedicates her life to public service. In her new role as chair of Philadelphia’s School Reform Commission, she will work to improve educational opportunities for children in the city’s public-school system.
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Spreading cheer and hope, one card at a time
Alison Boettlin holding a holiday card next to a table covered with holiday cards and decorations.
The holidays can spark a spirit of giving, and one Temple student is paying it forward by creating a holiday card drive for people experiencing homelessness.
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Campus announcements
Steve Charles elected to Board of Trustees
Steve Charles smiling.
The philanthropic leader is a 1980 alumnus of the School of Media and Communication.
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Senior vice provost to return to faculty
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Peter Jones, who has served as senior vice provost for undergraduate studies for the past 13 years, has decided to return to the faculty, effective June 2017.
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Women’s Basketball vs. DePaul
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Temple Music Prep: Community Music Scholars Program Winter Concert
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Men’s Basketball vs. NJIT
Dec. 27
Military Bowl: Football vs. Wake Forest
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