At the Health Sciences Center, Temple’s new Medical Education and Research Building—the university’s largest-ever capital project—includes the Simmy and Harry Ginsburg Health Sciences Library. Named through a $2.5 million commitment from Howard Ginsburg, MED ’71, the Ginsburg Library provides shared
resources for students from Temple’s schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, the Kornberg School of Dentistry and the College of Health Professions and Social Work.
In 2009, the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Center gave to Temple the Philadelphia Jewish Archives Collection, valued at $7.2 million. The outstanding collection is housed within the Urban Archives at Temple University Libraries and documents the history of the Jewish population in the Philadelphia region. Temple professors and
students now have greater access to one of the most extensive and varied documentations of a Jewish community in the country, which will lead to new understanding about historical immigration trends, religious expression and daily life.
To honor the memory of her father, Maurice Kornberg, DEN ’21, Madlyn Abramson and her husband, Leonard, made the largest gift in the history of the Dental School, which is renowned for the clinical skills of its students and the strength of its community care efforts. Their $10 million contribution supports full-tuition
scholarships at the Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry for outstanding students who lack the financial resources to attend.
The new Public Health Law Research program in the Beasley School of Law explores legal and regulatory solutions to pressing healthcare challenges such as infectious and chronic diseases, and health emergencies such as epidemics. Supported by a $5 million commitment from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the program will fund interdisciplinary research both at Temple and
at other leading academic institutions.
Delivered in two unmarked envelopes to Temple via standard U.S. Postal Service mail, an anonymous donor sent $4 million designated for scholarships for female
and minority students, and a separate gift of $1 million that will support student
programming at the Baptist Temple.
The Kal and Lucille Rudman Media Production Center, established with a
$1.2 million pledge from Kal Rudman, EDU ’57, and his wife, Lucille, will be at the
heart of TUTV, a digital cable television channel. TUTV will deliver content to the
university community and the Philadelphia region. Once operational, the station will be an invaluable training ground for students interested in media production, public relations, news, sales and marketing, business operations and engineering.
Joy Valderrama Abbott, EDU ’52, established the George and Joy Abbott Center
for Musical Theater, for students who wish to pursue musical theater in the Boyer College of Music and Dance. The center will host an innovative new bachelor of fine arts program and will offer an interdisciplinary approach to studying the craft, where professional playwrights, actors, technicians, designers and directors share their experiences with Temple students.
Leon O. Moulder Jr., PHR ’80, and Sharon Moulder, PHR ’80, funded the School of
Pharmacy’s Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research, where scientists are
bridging the gap between preclinical and clinical research that could streamline the process for discovering new medicines and bringing them to market.
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