because the world
won’t change itself

World-class academics and experiences putting students on a direct path to their future.

Opportunities to Explore What Drives You and Experiences to Help You Succeed

Four percent of universities are classified as R1 institutions, and Temple University is one of them. We are Philadelphia’s only public university, and we are a global center of academic excellence. We believe in the power of an accessible education that sparks positive change. Through hands-on learning experiences and mentorships with world-class faculty, our diverse, vibrant student body become leaders who challenge the status quo and play a major role in changing the world for the better. 

Spotlight on our Faculty and Students

Our faculty and students are tackling real-world challenges and inspiring transformative action. Learn about some of the remarkable accomplishments and contributions of our diverse Temple community.

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Kelly Holst, DEN ’18, EDU ’23

Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry

Holst is the first Temple professor to be awarded the Enid A. Neidle Scholar-in-residence Program from the American Dental Education Association. Her research will examine why women are underrepresented as deans of U.S. dental schools in an effort to change outcomes for women in dentistry.

Read Kelly’s Story
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Cristian Narino Garcia, STH ’22

Facilities Operations Coord., Philadelphia Eagles

Before landing his role with the Philadelphia Eagles, Cristian Narino Garcia served several years of active duty with the U.S. Air Force and the Air National Guard. Now, he’s the Eagles’ nominee for the NFL Salute to Service Award, which honors the efforts of veterans and active-duty service members in the NFL community.

Read Cristian’s full story.

Temple’s Impact

Our network of over 360,000 alumni helps define what it means to be an Owl. Meet some members of the Temple community who are leading thoughtful and deliberate change, here and across the globe.