We are united in our commitment to the greater good.

Temple University rises to all challenges to adapt, grow and transform the lives of our students, our community and the world around us. We believe that learning is a lifelong process, perseverance leads to discovery and passion leads us to do great things. We initiate thoughtful, deliberate change to champion the needs of everyone.

Our students are prepared to succeed and are driven to shift entire communities forward. Our faculty are thought leaders and game changers who are experts in their fields. At Temple, ideas turn into life-changing impact. Hard work isn’t for just personal gain, but with the goal of providing valuable insight that can improve lives. We seek to empower others by empowering ourselves to keep going and create a bigger, bolder future for all.

See more of what we do and why we do it.

These are just a few of the stories about how hard work and determination drive all that we do at Temple—on campus, in Philadelphia and around the world. Read more stories below and learn about our impact.

  • Leaders in HIV Research: With their most recent breakthrough, Temple researchers are closer than ever to finding a cure for the disease that impacts tens of millions worldwide.
  • 21st-century Learning: When the pandemic hit, this professor was determined to give her students the hands-on education they need, with the help of a telepresence robot.
  • Temple Firsts Paving the Way: Goldwater and Knight-Hennessy scholarships are two of the most prestigious academic recognitions in the U.S., and this recent grad landed both.

And, our students are surrounded every day by people who work for a more inclusive world. They propose solutions for racial disparities, break down barriers to opportunity, champion equal rights and challenge discriminatory practices. Explore these stories.