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A significant birthday
TU helps nonprofits make
volunteers of aging boomers.
2006 Class of Fellows
Newcombe elected
to American Academy.
May 25, 2006
Vol. 36, No. 32


Holiday Schedule for Fiscal Year 2006-07

Planning and analysis functions reassigned
Temple President David Adamany announced two changes to administrative offices that support the University's strategic planning and decision-making.

First Welcome Week
Temple University is pleased to announce its first-ever Universitywide effort to welcome new students. Welcome Week will be held at the beginning of the 2006 fall semester: Thursday, Aug. 24 to Friday, Sept. 1.

Temple names baseball field after ex-coach Skip Wilson
Wilson, 76, is the winningest coach in Temple history, regardless of sport, and captured his 1,000th win on March 14, 2004, when the Owls defeated Manhattan, 10-9.

Commencement 2006


   Some 7,296 students — the biggest and most academically talented graduating class in recent history — were eligible to march down the aisle and receive their degrees at Temple’s 119th Commencement ceremony last Thursday.

   President David Adamany presided at the exercises — his final Commencement as president before his June 30 retirement.

   Provost Ira Schwartz delivered the “Salute to the Graduates,” highlighting the achievements of outstanding
members of the graduating class.

   View more photos of Commencement 2006


Photo by Ryan S. Brandenberg/University Photography

Temple honors top academic advisors
with new awards

   On May 2, the University held its first Advisor Appreciation Day and Awards Ceremony to recognize dedication and professionalism among the University’s academic advising staff. [more]

Globetrotting Italian professor Vitiello to retire after 33 years
   However, his life won’t change dramatically when heleaves behind his Anderson Hall office. Vitiello will continue doing what he enjoys most: writing, traveling and teaching. [more]

Around Temple
   CHP opens nursing training lab ... Dentistry students’ first rite of passage ... ROTC battalion presents awards ... To your health! ... Gala features talented youth ... The ‘fore’-front of technology [more]

Students get real-world practice in new simulation center [more]
Promising cell protein may play
role in infection and dry eye [more]
Photojournalism student featured
in National Geographic magazine [more]
EPA presents Duckrey with grant
for asthma awareness programs [more]

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