Yesterday, Public Safety sent an email to all Villanova students, faculty and staff to inform them that federal authorities have notified colleges and universities in our region that threats of violence have been made against "an unspecified university near Philadelphia," of which there are 110. The information includes a date of Monday, October 5, 2015. We have been assured by the FBI that they have no knowledge of a specific threat. read more
The recipient of Villanova University’s 2015 Mendel Medal, Nobel Prize-winning Biochemist Brian Kobilka, MD – holder of the Helene Irwin Fagan Chair in Cardiology at Stanford University – will deliver the annual Mendel Medal Lecture on Oct. 2 at 2 p.m., in the Villanova Room of the Connelly Center. Dr. Kobilka was selected in recognition of his groundbreaking work on G-protein-coupled receptors in the human body, the structures through which cells sense and respond to chemical signals in the human body. read more
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