We know the world wont change itself.

Our students and alumni thrive here so they are prepared to succeed and driven to work for the greater good. Our faculty and staff are thought leaders and game changers in their fields. Temple empowers everyone in our community to keep learning and keep going so they contribute to a bigger, bolder future for all.

We believe that learning is a lifelong process, perseverance leads to innovation and passion propels us to do meaningful things. Hard work isn’t just for personal gain, but with the goal of providing valuable insight that has a positive impact and improves lives.

Bold Actions, Big Futures

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 below to see more of what we can do and why we do it.

  • Advancing Breast Cancer Research: A bioengineering professor is pioneering research for better breast cancer diagnostic tools, supported by a National Cancer Institute award and American Cancer Society grant.
  • Career in Charitable Change: Only seven years after earning a bachelor’s degree, one graduate is in charge of managing $5 million in assets and distributing life-changing grants. 
  • Fueled by Temple Experiences: After sports media internships with national teams in Philadelphia, this Temple grad now manages the fast-paced social media strategy for the NBA.
  • 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.