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Georgia Papaefthymiou, PhD, professor of Physics at Villanova University, has been awarded a 2019-2020 Fulbright Scholar grant by the Council for International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) to teach and conduct research in Greece. She will be at the National Center for Scientific Research (NCSR-Demokritos) in Aghia Paraskevi, Greece from September 2019 to January 2020.
Villanova has announced a partnership with The Posse Foundation, one of the most prestigious and comprehensive college access, success and youth leadership development programs in the United States. Through the Posse program, Villanova will expand its recruitment efforts in New Orleans, supporting 10 high-achieving area students per year with full-tuition scholarships.
Computing Sciences professor Edward Kim, PhD, will study the development of a radically new AI framework that should mimic and model human intelligence and behavior. Biology professor Troy Shirangi, PhD, will study the role genes play in creating and producing instinctive behaviors.
Faculty experts from across the University analyze and comment on some of the day’s biggest news stories, from the upcoming tax deadline to the 2020 Presidential Election.