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Villanova University has announced a $5 million gift from the Lorenzini Family Foundation to support the creation of a new Intergroup Dialogue Center, dedicated to building communication and understanding to bridge difference and preparing students to thrive in a diverse world. Housed within Villanova’s Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI), and based upon the University’s successful Intergroup Relations (IGR) program, the Center will focus on curricular transformation and faculty training.
Villanova Engineering Professor Partners with RTM Vital Signs, LLC, to Develop a Wearable COVID-19 Monitoring System for Patients
A professor at Villanova University’s College of Engineering is developing an accurate, easy-to-use technology to monitor at-risk individuals, including seniors, for early signs of COVID-19—before the infection progresses to a dangerous and potentially irreversible degree. Moeness Amin, PhD, Director of the Center for Advanced Communications, has partnered with Philadelphia-based firm RTM Vital Signs, LLC to develop a full monitoring system that consists of an integrated sensor and smartphone application.
The first of its kind in a College of Nursing, the PEHSU will collaborate with federal and regional organizations to educate health professionals on environmental health impacts on children and childbearing women
Irish Triad: Villanova’s Center for Irish Studies Partners with Monaco’s Princess Grace Irish Library and Philadelphia’s Kelly House
VILLANOVA, PA – The late Princess Grace of Monaco took great pride in her Irish heritage and in her hometown of Philadelphia. She was an avid collector of Irish literature—including rare volumes of James Joyce, Samuel Becket, Flannery O’Brien, John M. Synge and George Bernard Shaw.
Engineering-Led Villanova Research Team Continues Important Work on Low-Cost Ventilator Initiative to Address Global Need
The current COVID-19 pandemic has brought into focus the global need for widely available and affordable medical technologies for emergency and non-emergency usage – including ventilators, which are essential in keeping severely ill coronavirus patients alive. While all nations have experienced sporadic shortages leading to arguably avoidable deaths during the COVID-19 pandemic, low-income countries have suffered disproportionately because the cost of advanced life-saving medical technologies remains out of reach.
In a new book, Unconditional: The Japanese Surrender in World War II (Oxford University Press, 2020), Marc Gallicchio, PhD, chair and professor of History in Villanova University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, reveals how the policy of unconditional surrender has shaped our memory and our understanding of World War II.
Center for Humanitarian Engineering and International Development to Deliver Innovative Learning Experiences with a Global Perspective
The College of Engineering has announced the launch of a Center for Humanitarian Engineering and International Development at Villanova University. Building on the decade-long success of the Villanova Engineering Service Learning (VESL) program, the new Center will engage students in unique learning opportunities that reinforce engineering fundamentals, a commitment to life-long learning and service to society.
Coffee and True Crime: Murderino Course Connects America’s obsession with Murder and Justice with Gender and Performance
During the COVID-19-induced quarantine, many have found themselves glued to their phones and televisions, absorbing as much “true crime” news and programming as possible. Bess Rowen, PhD, a faculty member in both Theatre and Gender and Women’s Studies, is not immune to the craze.