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Villanova University announced that its Board of Trustees has elected Justin G. Gmelich, Partner and Head of Global Markets at King Street Capital Management, as its chairperson. The University also announced the election of Beth Mazzeo as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees, the Reverend Francis J. Doyle, OSA, as Secretary of the Board, as well as five new trustees.
Mechanical Engineering Assistant Professor Dr. Chengyu Li's research on “Odor-Guided Flapping Flight: Novel Fluid Dynamic Mechanisms of Insect Navigation” has been awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER grant for $500,000. Since 2017, eight Villanova faculty members have now received NSF CAREER Awards.
Professor Helene Moriarty, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Diane and Robert Moritz Jr. Endowed Chair in Nursing Research in the M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing (FCN), and Laraine Winter, PhD, FCN senior research associate, are principal investigators on an R01 funded by the National Institute for Nursing Research at the National Institutes of Health. The five-year, $3.3 million grant funds has the potential to transform traumatic brain injury care for more than 5 million veterans and civilian families.
Faculty have spent months working and collaborating with partners across campus to design and adapt courses to engage students through a variety of course delivery methods, including in-person, hybrid, and various online formats. While the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in spring 2020 necessitated a quick shift to online delivery, all academic courses for this academic year have been thoughtfully developed with a specific modality in mind.
The digital edition of the 2019-2020 President’s Report is now available. This year’s report highlights how the University came together during the pandemic and lived our Augustinian values, while continuing to move forward in our academic pursuits.
Villanova University faculty are regularly cited as experts in the national media on topics ranging from politics to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click more to view these faculty and their expert analysis in the media.