Our students and faculty are finding meaningful success through purposeful work and research, while cultivating high value skills, knowledge and understanding. Here are some of their stories.
Emily Duffner ’17 CLAS, Cancer Researcher and Cheerleader
Emily Duffner ’17 CLAS, a senior Biology major with Biochemistry and Spanish minors, has been involved in cancer research since her sophomore year at Villanova, working with Janice Knepper, PhD, on breast cancer research.
Imagine the opportunity to get a sneak peek of a major Hollywood movie and an inside look at what ends up on the cutting-room floor—that’s exactly what Vince Thomas ’17 CLAS got to do last summer.
English and Humanities major Katie Stepanek ’17 CLAS, this juxtaposes her theory against well-known philosopher Charles Taylor’s A Secular Age—using Katniss Everdeen, Harry Potter and Jesus Christ to prove her point.
Mary Kathleen Smith '19 is pursuing a double major in Arab and Islamic Studies and Political Science, and this summer she had the unparalleled opportunity to gain hands-on, real-world learning on the international stage.