Turning at-home hobbies into booming business success
If COVID-19 has taught us anything, it is that sometimes the smallest joys create the greatest impact. One silver lining of spending extra time at home was the ability to discover new passions or hobbies, some resulting in individuals founding their own businesses. There has been an upward trend in new businesses starting early in […]
MBA student Daniel Holmes and CSPD Senior Director Janis Moore Campbell share the unexpected upsides of earning a graduate degree during a pandemic Temple’s motto, “Perseverance Conquers,” may have never been more appropriate than this last year. Two members of the Fox community explain how students are exemplifying what it means to be Temple Made […]
From TP to PPE
In this Fox Focus article, MBA alumnus Chrissy Shertz discusses how she worked to extend her companies products to support customers during COVID-19.
Oh! The places you’ll go
How a Fox MBA took four Comcast employees on different journeys. In his famous “Acres of Diamonds” speech, Temple University Founder Russell H. Conwell said greatness can be found in our own backyard if we take the time to look and work for it. Fox alumnae Alexis Carroll, Kristi DeSimone, Karen McClendon and Kelly Walsh […]
Immersed in Thailand in the time of COVID-19
Right now, planning an international trip feels like a thing of the past—or of the distant future. Traveling to faraway places is not part of our lives during the COVID-19 pandemic. But back in January 2020, a cohort of undergraduate students at the Fox School traveled to Bangkok, Thailand, for an up-close look at its […]
What happens when the world turns upside down?
We spoke with members of the Fox Community to hear about their remote experiences, challenges they faced and the lessons learned that they will carry into the future.
“The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The next best time is today.” This ancient Chinese proverb applies to ideas as well as habits. A seed planted today can spark change; a seed planted decades ago can disrupt an entire industry. Faculty experts from the Fox School demonstrate the impact that […]
‘Reversing climate change is about changing societal behaviors’ says Fox School researcher
Monica Wadhwa discusses how the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and COVID-19 serve as reminders of how our decision making directly impacts climate change PHILADELPHIA, April 22, 2020 — This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, and if there is a silver lining with COVID-19, it might be with regard to its environmental […]
Bridging our ‘not-so-great’ divide
“We have the Internet of Everything but not the inclusion of everyone,” says Ajaypal Singh Banga, CEO of MasterCard. Members of the Temple University community echo that sentiment, and many shape their careers on working to change it. We spoke with students and alumni who are working to create a more inclusive, accessible society through […]
From businessman to business teacher
Howard Brown is a changemaker. After graduating from the Fox School, Brown, BBA ’05, enjoyed several years at Goldman Sachs and then TD Bank. He lived in a Manhattan highrise; he held season tickets to the Eagles and the Yankees. Today, he heads an investment company focusing on social infrastructure and economic development. Those are […]