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Studio launches, targets urban blight

An interdisciplinary “apps and maps” studio plans to help the local economy. This month, Temple announced the launch of its Urban Apps and Maps Studio. Funded by federal grants totaling $700,000, the studio allows civic-minded students to develop software aimed at addressing urban issues.…

Dorm date nights require roommate cooperation

More than 2,200 undergraduate students live in a Temple residence hall in rooms with dimensions that typically measure 11 feet 10 inches by 12 feet 6 inches. Because that room is normally shared between two students – or four students in a suite that is double the size – finding time to be alone can be difficult, and finding time to be alone with a significant other can be even trickier.…

Temple Tours offer campus-wide insights

Tours at Temple provide opportunities for Owl ambassadors. Seeing students wearing cherry windbreakers while walking backward through Temple, followed by a group of weary-eyed high school students and parents is a familiar scene on Main Campus.…

Simplifying inter-college travel

Without access to a car, commuting to visit friends at other colleges can be costly if students get stuck with pricey bus fares. But Pennsylvania has several forms of public transportation that can make the inter-college commute possible, for less.…