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Did you know?

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  • the Class of 2013 has 99% employment and graduate school placement for both Liberal Arts and Sciences 

  • CLAS has 14 Fulbright Scholarship winners for 2014-2015 

  • Each of Villanova's three Rhodes Scholars, including Jessica Wamala '13, have been from CLAS


Student Spotlight

Sarah Gilbert
Sarah Gilbert

This summer, Sarah Gilbert '16 CLAS (Psychology and French and Francophone Studies) studied abroad in Lille, France. In addition to taking French language and film classes, Sarah had the unique opportunity to intern with the French company, Microcultures, thanks to her Villanova professor. The company is similar to Kickstarter and Sarah's work can be seen on the Microcultures website, where she provided French to English translations.

Faculty Focus

Lisa Sewell, PhD
Lisa Sewell, PhD

Lisa Sewell, PhD, associate professor of English and co-director of the Gender and Women’s Studies Program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, won the first annual Tenth Gate prize for her poetry manuscript, Impossible Object.   The work, which is her fourth poetry collection, was selected from over 101 other manuscripts.  Dr. Sewell will receive a cash prize and book publication in the spring of 2015.