Did you know?

  • 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

Jeremy Menninger '14
Jeremy Menninger '14

Throughout his time at CLAS, Jeremy Menninger (Environmental Science and Geography) took full advantage of networking opportunities with alumni. Through them he landed internships with Turner Broadcasting and with a Philadelphia-area media agency, which led to his current position with Turner. "My liberal arts background lends itself to versatility in the workplace," he says. "Transitioning between the different facets of my job is seamless."

Faculty Focus

A. Maria Toyoda, PhD
A. Maria Toyoda, PhD

A. Maria Toyoda, PhD, associate dean for Interdisciplinary and Global Initiatives and associate professor of Political Science, is a 2014-2015 recipient of the Social Science Research Council's Abe Fellowship. The funding allowed Dr. Toyoda to spend the Fall 2014 semester in Japan investigating the instruments, objective, and political institutions of Japan's financial diplomacy.