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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.
Villanova University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) has received a three-year, $3.9 million grant from the John Templeton Foundation to explore how the theology of human nature engages scientific approaches to humanity. The largest grant ever received by CLAS, it will fund a new research initiative directed by Jesse Couenhoven, PhD, a professor of Moral Theology in Villanova’s Department of Humanities and Department of Theology, and the project’s principal investigator.
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.
All courses will be taught online for the summer semester. Please continue to visit our coronavirus website for updates regarding Villanova operations impacted by the coronavirus. Click the more button below to visit the site.
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