NEWS AND EVENTS

Virtual Information Sessions

Our Assistant Director will give a brief presentation focusing on the admissions process and graduate student life at Villanova before opening the discussion board for your questions. All attendees will receive an application fee waiver code for Graduate Arts & Sciences on-campus graduate programs (HRD online and MPA online programs are excluded).

Space is limited for these events, so register now and we'll send you a web link to participate and reminder messages. All times Eastern Time.

Event                                  Date          Time Registration Link
   
General Info Session (All Programs)         Jan. 19, 2022         6 p.m. ET   Register Now!      

Ask Me Anything (AMA) Series

An Ask Me Anything (AMA) session is your chance to hear directly from Villanova graduate students. Each AMA will have a virtual Q&A via Zoom with current students around topics such as graduate student life at Villanova, housing options, funding opportunities and more! All attendees will receive an application fee waiver code for Graduate Arts & Sciences graduate programs (HRD online and MPA online programs are excluded). Staff will be on hand to facilitate discussion.

Event                                  Date          Time Registration Link
   
AMA - Funding Opportunities          Jan. 25, 2022         12 p.m. ET    Event is full.    

Program-Specific Virtual Information Sessions

Join us for an upcoming virtual infomation session dedicated to one of our graduate academic programs. Space is limited for these events, so register now and we'll send you a web link to participate and reminder messages. All times Eastern Time.

Event                                  Date          Time Registration Link
   
MA in Education         Feb. 2, 2022         7 p.m. ET Register Now!      
Human Resource Development (HRD)         Feb. 7, 2022            12 p.m. ET     Register Now!      
Human Resource Development (HRD)         Feb. 7, 2022         8 p.m. ET
Register Now!      
Master of Public Adminstration (MPA)         Feb. 9, 2022         12 p.m. ET   Register Now!      

Campus Tour for Graduate Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Office of Graduate Studies offers personal tours of the beautiful Villanova campus. Please select a time and register for your tour.
 

Graduate Fairs and Campus Visits 

Graduate Studies goes on the road and online to attend Graduate School Fairs hosted by other universities and organizations. If you are currently an undergraduate student at one of the schools or an employee at an organization we visit, please stop by our table at the event to pick up brochures and get some general questions answered!
     

RECENT NEWS

  • Theology PhD Student Earns Prominent Resident Fellowship to Further Research

    January 24, 2022 - Villanova University Theology doctoral candidate the Rev. Andre L. Price, MDiv, will be spending the Fall 2022 semester at the Collegeville Institute in Collegeville, Minnesota, as a Bishop Thomas Hoyt Fellow. The fellowship will provide Price, who also serves as senior pastor at Mount Olivet Tabernacle Baptist Church in Philadelphia, an opportunity to work on his dissertation, titled “God of our Weary Years,” and engage with other theological scholars from diverse backgrounds in research, community and prayer.

  • Leaning into the Villanova Community: Graduate English Alum and Michigan PhD Student Shares Advice for the Graduate Student Journey

    January 24, 2022 - Olivia Stowell ’21 MA, a graduate of the Villanova University master’s program in English, recently completed her first semester as a doctoral candidate in Communication and Media at the University of Michigan. A researcher of race and ethnicity, especially within food and cooking television, Stowell published her first academic article “There’s Certainly a Lot of History Here, But We’re Here to Roast Oysters: Afterlives of Trans-Atlantic Exchange in Top Chef: Charleston” in the journal Television and New Media in January 2022. Presently, she’s co-editing a collection of essays on dark academia for Post45 Contemporaries to be published in February.

  • Supporting Graduate Student Mental Health and Wellness

    December 21, 2021 - Under the leadership of Emory Woodard, PhD, Dean of Graduate Studies in Villanova University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), the College has made progress in recognizing and addressing issues around graduate student mental health and wellness, topics that have become more prominent in higher education across the country in recent years.

  • Graduate Research Symposium Highlights Exceptional Student Work

    The Third Annual Graduate Research Symposium was held on Friday, November 12, 2021, in the Connelly Center. Each spring, graduate students in CLAS apply for competitive Summer Research Fellowships to support their research. We are proud to present the exceptional research conducted by this select group of students.

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