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Upon reflection and conversations with others, I have come to realize that we can and must do better as an institution to support our Black students, faculty, staff and alumni. There is much work to do, and difficult and uncomfortable conversations need to be had, but I firmly believe that Villanova can be an example of the change we want to see not only in our community, but also in communities around our country.
The Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, President of Villanova University, has been elected Chair of the BIG EAST Conference Board of Directors, effective July 1, 2020. The Board of Directors is comprised of the Presidents of the BIG EAST's member institutions. Fr. Donohue has served as BIG EAST Vice-Chair for the past two years and has been an Executive Committee member since 2016.
Two faculty members from Villanova University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have been named recipients of the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The awards will allow Scott Dietrich, PhD, assistant professor of Physics, and Joseph Toscano, PhD, assistant professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, to advance research in the areas of quantum electronics and language processing, respectively.
The U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board has announced the Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for 2020-21, with 17 Villanova University students and alumni winning the prestigious awards. In addition to the 17 award recipients, 8 other Villanovans were selected as alternates and 21 earned recognition as semi-finalists.
During this unprecedented time with the public looking for the latest accurate and timely information on coronavirus (COVID-19), Villanova faculty have been active in sharing their expertise on various aspects of the pandemic, including health, psychology, history and economic. Click more to view these faculty and their expert analysis in the media.
The M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing at Villanova University has launched the national COVID-19 Caring About Health for All Study (CHAMPS) of health care, first responder and service workers for the health care system during the COVID-19 pandemic. The objective of the study is to assess the short and long-term physical, social and behavioral health of all who were involved in supporting or delivering care for COVID-19 patients.
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FULBRIGHT SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS IN 2019-2020
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SERVICE & SOCIAL JUSTICE