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Definition of Owltopia, a community that possesses highly desirable qualities that allow our globally minded Temple Owls to thrive. Temple's mascot, the owl, represents wisdom, knowledge, resourcefulness and courage.

Interim Vice Provost for the Global Engagement Office
Emilia Zankina

Assistant Vice President for International Programs & Admissions
Erika Clemons

Assistant Vice President for International Services & Cultural Activities
Martyn J. Miller, PhD

Lisa Z. Meritz

Suzanne Willever, PhD

Editing Team
Ashley E. Phifer
Ivy Hoa Nguyen

Website Designer
Stephen G. Hesson

Jadyn Amelia Howard
Renata Buscher Kaminski, KLN ’22
Janice Duenas-McKnight
Suzanne Willever, PhD

Elliza O’Grady, KLN ’23

William Ferreira De Oliveira Junior, UFJF ’23

Past Contributors

Rachel V. Jenkins

Owltopia Logo Illustrator
Victoria E. Iannarelli, KLN ’21

Hillel Hoffmann
Rachel V. Jenkins
Evan Bossio

Achi Peralta Espinal, TYL ’22
Harry Cen, TYL ’21
Lisa Huang, TYL ’21
Victoria E. Iannarelli, KLN ’21
Taylor Zhu, TYL ’21

Video Editor
Dan Hyon, TFM ’20

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