Villanova’s ES2 Research Center is currently exploring the balance of economics, location, and environmental burden on data centers to develop strategies for minimizing the carbon usage effectiveness (CUE). The end goal is a set of recommendations that would provide economic and environmental benefits for the industry, potentially reducing the carbon footprint of data centers nationally by a significant margin.
Adele Lindenmeyr, PhD, Dean, Villanova University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, will be a panelist at the 50th annual Association for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies Convention, an international forum that attracts scholars from around the world. read more
Two Villanova University astrophysicists are part of an international team of researchers that has discovered a candidate super-Earth planet orbiting the second nearest star system to the Earth. Announcement of the new find was made Nov. 15 in the academic journal Nature. read more
In a new book, Reconstructing the National Bank Controversy (University of Chicago Press, 2018), Villanova University Political Science assistant professor Eric Lomazoff, PhD presents a more robust and nuanced account of the controversy that can help explain the roots of modern American monetary politics. read more
Villanova University will celebrate Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week (HHAW) from Sunday, November 11 through Saturday, November 17. HHAW originated at Villanova University in 1975 under the guidance of the late Father Ray Jackson, OSA, an Augustinian priest whose legacy also includes co-founding the University’s Center for Peace and Justice Education. read more
Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced the results of the Fulbright U.S. Student Program for grants taking place in 2018-2019, with 30 current Villanova University students and alumni recognized by the program and 15 receiving Fulbright U.S. Student Grants. A sixteenth Villanovan, Matthew Zarenkiewicz (‘17 CLAS), has now been named the recipient of the prestigious grant. This year marks the largest single-year number of Fulbright awards in the University’s history. read more
The Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) has recognized Villanova University with a Grand Award in the Society's 2018 Green Star Awards competition. The award was given to Villanova in the Urban University Grounds category for exceptional grounds maintenance. read more
In a Biology laboratory in Mendel Science Center, tanks of iridescent zebrafish line the walls. They are not only beautiful to look at, but also model organisms for studies of vertebrate development and gene function. Villanova students working with Angela DiBenedetto, PhD, associate professor, Biology, are using them to examine specific genetic factors that can add to the risk of developing diseases like cancer. read more