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Moeness Amin, PhD, Director of the Center for Advanced Communications in the 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. He has partnered with RTM Vital Signs, LLC to develop a full monitoring system that consists of an integrated sensor and smartphone application.
Faculty spent the last several months hard at work, collaborating with partners across campus, to design and adapt courses to engage students in a fall semester that includes in-person, hybrid, and various online course formats. While the events of this past spring necessitated a quick shift to online delivery, all academic courses for this semester were thoughtfully developed with a specific modality in mind.
Environmental Sciences major Hannah Darensbourg ’22 CLAS wasn’t about to let COVID-19 stand in the way of her summer research. And the work she’s managed to accomplish in challenging circumstances may shed new light on climate change, global warming and issues of equity.
The digital edition of the Spring 2020 Villanova Magazine is now available. The cover story highlights the innovative nursing leaders and programs in Villanova's M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing who make an impact at all levels of health care.
Villanova University President, the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, today announced the appointment of Teresa Nance, PhD, as Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Father Donohue also announced the establishment of a new University task force, Aequitas: The Presidential Task Force on Race, led by Dr. Nance. The Aequitas Task Force is charged with assessing the racial climate on campus, identifying areas for improvement, and creating a plan for developing the cultural competence for all students, staff and faculty.
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.