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Forbes
Three mind-blowing things the comet lander will investigate regarding life in the universe
Ed Guinan, PhD (Astrophysics and Planetary Science)

The Washington Post
When whites are guilty of colorism
Robert DeFina, PhD (Sociology and Criminology) and Lance Hannon, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Philly.com
Villanova professor to speak about stereotypes
Kelly Welch, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Associated Press
Every city with hipsters wants to be a Brooklyn
Alexander Varias, PhD (History)

Philadelphia Inquirer
Cuffing Season, for serious coupling
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

Tech Page One
Data monitors help endangered species
Robert Curry, PhD (Biology)

Public Radio Exchange
Fogs of War: The Many Lives of Chemical Weapons
Jeffrey Johnson, PhD (History)

Al Jazeera America
Tuesday's election wave buoys, scuttles presidential dreams
Matthew Kerbel, PhD (Political Science)

Christian Science Monitor
Berkeley passes first-in-the-nation soda tax. Will other cities follow?
Brett Wilmot, PhD (Ethics)

WPVI-TV
Villanova University's new multimedia complex

Big Think
Is fear motivating our love of "practical" college majors?
Mark Shiffman, PhD (Classical Studies)

Christian Science Monitor
Uber protests take new twist: Its own drivers are mad now
Peter Zaleski, PhD (Economics)

FiveThirtyEight
So what if these aren't the two best teams in baseball?
Jesse Frey, PhD (Mathematics and Statistics)

Christian Science Monitor
First HBO, then CBS offer streaming. Is this the end of the cable bundle?
Leonard Shyles, PhD (Communication)

Time
The ethics of wearing an Ebola costume for Halloween
Kathryn Soltis, PhD (Ethics)

Christian Science Monitor
Mark Zuckerberg, wife donate $25 million to fight Ebola: How much can it help?
Robert Leggiadro, MD (Biology)

Campus Technology
15 Colleges revamping Computer Science programs to appeal to women and minorities
Lillian Cassel, PhD (Computer Sciences)

NewsWorks (WHYY Radio)
Fear and anxiety spreading more quickly than Ebola virus
Derek Arnold, MA (Communication)

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Darker-skinned African-American students suspended more frequently
Robert DeFina, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Main Line Media News
Study by Villanova, Rutgers professors shows video games may actually reduce violence
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

KYW-TV
Step inside virtual worlds at Villanova University's CAVE facility
Frank Klassner, PhD (Computer Science)

The Huffington Post
Suicide, unemployment increasingly linked, paper suggests
Robert DeFina, PhD (Sociology and Criminology) and Lance Hannon, PhD (Sociology and Criminology)

Financial Times
Vatican to re-examine views on family as Pope presses reform
Gerald Beyer, PhD (Theology and Religious Studies)

WPVI-TV
Joseph Clancy's local ties 
David Barrett, PhD (Political Science)

The Washington Post
Why do negative political fundraising appeals actually work?
Gordon Coonfield, PhD (Communication)

KHTS-AM
COC, Villanova Officials Reform Statistics Education for TANGO
Michael Posner, PhD (Mathematics and Statistics)

The Christian Science Monitor
Bill Simmons suspended: brazen, profanity-laced rant forced ESPN's hand
Derek Arnold, MA (Communication)

The Washington Post
Ukraine and ISIS are not justifications of a 'clash of civilizations'
Mark Lawrence Schrad, PhD (Political Science)

The New York Times
On the Cusp of Climate Change
Robert Curry, PhD (Biology)

Gamestop
Violent Video Games Don't Lead to Increases in Violent Crimes, Study Finds
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

Main Line News and Media
PHOTOS: 17th Century Villanova University artwork undergoes X-ray examination
Anthony Lagalante, PhD (Chemistry)

IT World
Look who's innovating: Japan continues to blaze trails but with a lower profile 
A. Maria Toyoda, PhD (Political Science)

Wisconsin Public Radio 
Two-Takes on Paul Ryan's Anti-Poverty Plan 
Catherine Wilson, PhD (Public Administration)

6abc Action News
Malaysian Airlines Disaster
Mark Lawrence Schrad, PhD (Political Science)

CBS Philly 
Villanova University Project Turns Google Glass Into 'Backup Brain' 
Thomas Way, PhD (Computing Sciences)

Variety
Madison Avenue Tries Longer Ads To Thwart Shorter Attention Spans
Thomas Ksiazek, PhD (Communication) 

Moscow Times
Russia's Propaganda War Will Backfire 
Mark Lawrence Schrad, PhD (Political Science) 

US News & World Report
A Guide to Tipping Apps
Thomas Way, PhD (Computing Sciences)

The Washington Post
Does high school stress have to be a bad thing?
Jerusha Conner, PhD (Education and Counseling)

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Villanova U. Professor's Research Into Familiar Songbirds Yields Surprising Results
Robert Curry, PhD (Biology)

CNN Money
Pope Francis challenges the free market
Gerald Beyer, PhD (Theology and Religious Studies)

McClatchy Washington Bureau
Russia is only a regional power? Don't bet on it, some say
Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD (History)

The New York Times
A chickadee mating zone moves north
Robert Curry, PhD (Biology)

The Pulse (WHYY-FM)
Villanova scientists predict oil sands' impact on peat, climate change
Kelman Wieder, PhD (Biology) and Melanie Vile, PhD (Biology)

The Tampa Tribune
Sports venue costs can scalp taxpayers
Rick Eckstein, PhD (Sociology)

The New Yorker
In Sochi, the Mark of a Russian Vodka Oligarch
Mark Lawrence Schrad, PhD (Political Science)

The Christian Science Monitor
Jimmy Fallon takes over 'Tonight Show': Will viewers show patience?
Leonard Shyles, PhD (Communication)

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Philly a hotbed for academic study of sports
Rick Eckstein, PhD (Sociology)

The Christian Science Monitor
Gender pay gap: GM defends compensation package for CEO Mary Barra
Katina Sawyer, PhD (Psychology)

America Magazine
Room at the Table: Hearing all sides on the future of Catholic education
Rodger Van Allen, PhD (Theology and Religious Studies)

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Promise Zone designation brings hope in West Phila.
Craig Wheeland, PhD (Political Science)

The Philadelphia Inquirer
Villanova adding robotic camera to its virtual reality technology
Frank Klassner, PhD (Computing Sciences)

US News & World Report
Kids Who See Movie Violence Also See Smoking, Drinking, Sex: Study
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

The Christian Science Monitor
Culture wars: Holiday struggle over public spaces very much alive
Brett Wilmot, PhD (Ethics)

CNN
The C.S Lewis you never knew
Michael Tomko, PhD (Humanities)

US News & World Report
Gun Violence in PG-13 Movies Tripled Since 1985, Study Finds
Patrick Markey, PhD (Psychology)

CBS Philadelphia
Artists And Scientists Help To Restore a 17th Century Italian Painting


 

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