Research

Preparing your Federal Grant Proposal: A Workshop for faculty and postdoctoral fellows in the physical and natural sciences

Monday, May 19, 2004  :  8:00-2:00  :  Falvey Library Second Floor

The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences at Villanova University is sponsoring a workshop designed to assist researchers in finding Federal funding opportunities in the physical and natural sciences, to give insight into the preparation of competitive proposals, and to help researchers understand the proposal review and funding award process. The workshop will use the preparation of National Science Foundation proposals as a model, but the same principles can be applied to the preparation of other Federal grant proposals, including proposals to the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, or the National Institutes of Health

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Creativity - Ingenuity - Productivity

 

Research and artistic creativity abound in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. In our science laboratories, faculty and students work together to hypothesize, synthesize, measure, and analyze. Many of these researchers travel the world to gather samples, measure environmental conditions, or look for new species. In the social sciences, Villanova researchers carefully sift through survey and archival data to uncover explanations for human behavior. Faculty in the humanities critically analyze texts and translations to explore the relevance and meaning of thought and life. The creative disciplines promote the human condition through visual, auditory, and tactile media. Work produced by Villanova scholars is significant, respected, and current.

Arts

arts

 

 

Villanova University Announces Historic Exchange Program With the Abbey Theatre, Ireland's National Theater

Villanova University has accepted a prestigious invitation from the Abbey Theatre, Ireland’s National Theatre, to form an historic intellectual/artistic partnership. The University’s exchange program with the Abbey Theatre will create a bridge between the renowned Irish institution and Villanova’s Theatre and Irish Studies programs. read more...

 

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Social and Behavioral Sciences

social science

Dr. Jill McCorkel Publishes New Book on the Effect of Tougher Drug Policies on Incarcerated Women

Since the 1980s, when the War on Drugs kicked into high gear and prison populations soared, the increase in women’s rate of incarceration has steadily outpaced that of men. In Breaking Women, Jill A. McCorkel draws upon four years of on-the-ground research in a major US women’s prison to uncover why tougher drug policies have so greatly affected those incarcerated there, and how the very nature of punishment in women’s detention centers has been deeply altered as a result. read more...

 

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Humanities

humanities

Philosophy's Dr. Sally J. Scholz Named Editor of Hypatia

Dr. Sally J. Scholz, Professor of Philosophy, has been named editor of  Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy. Since the 1980s, Hypatia hsa been the leading venue for the publication of diverse perspectives in feminist philosophy. read more...

 

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Physical, Biological, and Computing Science, Mathematics

physical science

National Science Foundation Awards $1.67 Million Grant For Development of Virtual Reality Facility

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $1.67 million grant to Dr. Frank Klassner of the Computing Science Department at Villanova University to develop a virtual reality CAVE facility. The facility uses immersive video for telepresence applications as well as computer-generated graphics for 3D visualization. read more...