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Dec 09, 2016, 08:37 ET New Orthopedic Device Technology Moves From Lab Toward Operating Room With Help From Philadelphia-Based Start-Up OrthoMend Research, Inc.

A platform of orthopedic device technologies developed by researchers from Temple University are moving one step closer to becoming viable options...


Jul 29, 2014, 17:31 ET 'Temple Option' will open more doors to a university education

In a bold move underscoring Temple University's commitment to access and diversity, President Neil D. Theobald today announced the "Temple Option,"...


Oct 18, 2013, 14:26 ET President Theobald Outlines Vision For Temple University At Inaugural

Temple's 10th president, Neil D. Theobald, laid out his vision to make the university more affordable, more entrepreneurial and more engaged with...


Sep 10, 2008, 01:00 ET PA's Smoking Ban Should Filter Into Homes and Cars Too, According to Temple University Expert

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On September 11, the Pennsylvania smoking ban will filter into public places. "Now it is...


Nov 01, 2007, 01:00 ET Temple to Start New Dual-Degree Program with Taiwanese Universities

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In a Nov. 1 ceremony in Taipei, capital of Taiwan (Republic of China), Temple University President Ann...


Dec 14, 2005, 00:00 ET What the Public Needs to Hear During a Disaster

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Katrina revealed the impact of poor communications on the public during a disaster: chaos, distress and...


Oct 18, 2005, 01:00 ET 2nd Annual Temple University Regional Report Shows Gap Between Students' SAT Scores and Rating of Suburban Schools

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Are suburban Philadelphians satisfied with mediocre public school performance? Recent data on regional...


Jun 07, 2005, 01:00 ET Temple University Names Keith Morrison Dean Of Its Tyler School Of Art

PHILADELPHIA, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Distinguished artist and art educator Keith Morrison was today named dean of the prestigious Tyler School of...


Apr 07, 2005, 01:00 ET Temple University Researchers Find That Pennsylvanians are Confident Yet Unprepared for Emergencies and Terrorist Attacks

PHILADELPHIA, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Pennsylvanians feel confident that they are ready for emergencies of all kinds, including natural disasters...


Jan 20, 2005, 00:00 ET Temple to Continue Football at Division I-A Level

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Temple University announced today that it will continue to play Division I-A football and will actively...


Jul 19, 2004, 01:00 ET Philadelphia and Its Suburbs Share Much in Common, Finds Temple University Regional Report

PHILADELPHIA, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether the issue is racial diversity, taxes, threats to the environment or family involvement in the...


Jul 06, 2004, 01:00 ET Temple University Announces 6% Tuition Increase for Full-Time Undergraduates in 2004-05

PHILADELPHIA, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Temple University has announced a 6 percent increase in full-time undergraduate tuition for the 2004-05...


Feb 17, 2004, 00:00 ET Senior Adviser to Gov. Rendell Joins Temple as Assistant Dean in College of Liberal Arts

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Temple University President David Adamany announced today (Feb. 17, 2004) that Joseph P. McLaughlin, Jr....


Feb 09, 2004, 00:00 ET Progress and Plans at Temple's Medical School Lead to Lifting of Probationary Accreditation Status

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing Temple University's improvements in classrooms and study areas, and enhancements in student...


Aug 27, 2003, 01:00 ET Temple University Welcomes 3,700 New Freshmen -- The Biggest and Brightest Class in the University's History

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- With a 3.7 GPA and a score of 1390 on his SATs, Carmine Gatto of Carbondale, Pa., had his choice of...


Aug 26, 2003, 01:00 ET Cosby 101: Temple's Newest Owls Get Advice From Alum/Trustee Bill Cosby at University's New Student Convocation

PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- He's traditionally on hand at the University's Commencement, dispensing his inimitable brand of advice...


Sep 03, 2002, 01:00 ET Temple University Names John M. Daly, M.D., F.A.C.S. As Dean of the School of Medicine

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- John M. Daly, M.D., F.A.C.S. will become the new Dean of Temple University's School of Medicine, Temple...


Mar 21, 2002, 00:00 ET Temple University Names Jack Lengyel as Interim Athletic Director

PHILADELPHIA, March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Temple University President David Adamany today announced the appointment of Jack Lengyel as the...