NEWS AND EVENTS

Virtual Information Sessions

Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about the admissions process and graduate student life at Villanova. We save plenty of time for Q & A. All attendees will receive an application fee waiver code for Graduate Arts & Sciences graduate 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. If you are an International Student, we strongly encourage you to attend an International Session, as they are designed to address your specific admissions process.

Event                                  Date          Time Registration Link
   
General Session         Dec. 7, 2022         12 p.m. ET   Register now!      
General Session         Dec. 14, 2022         3 p.m. ET Register now!      
General Session         Jan. 4, 2023         12 p.m. ET Register now!      
General Session         Jan. 4, 2023         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. Staff will be on hand to facilitate discussion.

Event                                  Date          Time Registration Link
   
AMA - Funding Graduate Education         November 30, 2022         12 p.m. ET   Register now!      

Program-Specific Virtual Information Sessions

Join us for an upcoming virtual information 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
   
Human Resource Development (HRD)         December 7, 2022         12 p.m. ET    Register now!      
Human Resource Development (HRD)         December 7, 2022         6 p.m. ET Register now!      

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

  • Software Engineering Student's Thesis Project Featured in Radio World Cover Story

    December 2, 2022 - Graduate Software Engineering student Nick Langan '20 CPS is featured in the November issue of Radio World Magazine for his new free mobile app, RadioLand, which allows users to find "listenable" FM radio stations based on their location in North America. The avid radio enthusiast created the app for his master's thesis.

  • An Inclusive, Collaborative Graduate Community

    November 15, 2022 - In this video, watch Emory H. Woodard IV, PhD, Dean of Graduate Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Teresa A. Nance, PhD, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, talk about how graduate students are an area of focus in the Villanova strategic plan and how the University is committed to comprehensive DEI initiatives.

  • CLAS Graduate Studies Announces Promotions, New Hires as Office Evolves and Expands

    November 9, 2022 - The Office of Graduate Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce a number of promotions and staff updates, as the office has expanded to take on new responsibilities and offer additional services. Learn more about the office and meet the team!

  • Political Science Grad to Spend Fulbright Year in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

    October 5, 2022 - Runa Annasdotter Neely ’21 MA, a recent Villanova Political Science graduate, earned a Fulbright U.S. Student Program Award for 2022-23. Neely will spend her Fulbright year in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, working on a research project exploring women’s political representation.

  • New CLAS Endowed Dean Position Reflects Research of Graduate History Students

    September 7, 2022 - This August, Villanova University President the Rev. Peter Donohue, OSA, PhD, announced a $7.5 million gift from an anonymous donor to establish the William and Julia Moulden Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS). The gift honors the late William and Julia Moulden, a Black, Catholic couple who provided crucial support to the Villanova Augustinians in the 19th century. Much of what we know about the Mouldens is the result of the research of History master's student Angelina Lincoln ’18 CLAS, ’20 MA, whose work has evolved into the ongoing Rooted Project, which explores the relationship of Villanova to minority communities in the Main Line and the Philadelphia region.

  • Villanova Public Administration: New MPA Director, New Major, New Modality Options

    September 6, 2022 - Over the past several months, the Villanova University Department of Public Administration worked to lay the groundwork for several initiatives and changes that launched this fall, including the hiring of a new director of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program, the beginning of a new undergraduate major in Public Service and Administration (PSA), and the reorganization of its graduate course offerings to allow for greater flexibility and convenience for its students.

  • Theology Professors Win 2022 Catholic Media Association Book Awards

    July 27, 2022 - Villanova Theology Professors Jonathan Yates, PhD, Gerald Beyer, PhD, and Ilia Delio, OSF, PhD, earned 2022 Catholic Media Association (CMA) Book Awards, which were presented at the CMA annual conference.

  • Villanova Philosophy PhD Program Alumni News, Job Placements, Dissertation Defenses

    July 26, 2022 - The Villanova University Department of Philosophy in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is proud to announce a number of job placements and dissertation defenses for recent graduates of the doctoral program.

  • Improving the World - Graduate Programs Bridge Gap to Careers and Higher-Level Education

    July 25, 2022 - The graduate programs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are featured in the Summer 2022 issue of Diversity in Action magazine. Read the article featuring interviews with Graduate Studies Dean Emory Woodard, PhD, and Biology student Damir Creecy.

  • Villanova Interdisciplinary Journal CONCEPT Showcases Graduate Student Scholarship

    June 6, 2022 - CONCEPT, the scholarly journal of graduate students in the Villanova University College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, launched its 2022 edition at a virtual event earlier this spring. The CONCEPT Graduate Research Prize was awarded to Sarah Stryker, a master's student in Theatre, for her paper, "All the Wonders: Phenomenology and Making Julius Caesar Affective Again."

Office of Graduate Studies
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Villanova University
Vasey Hall - Suite 202

Campus Map and Directions

Meet Our Staff

        

Grad CLAS newsletter

GRAD CLAS NOTES

The newsletter of The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Graduate Studies

    

SCHEDULE YOUR CAMPUS TOUR

Graduate students walking on campus

The Office of Graduate Studies offers personal tours of the beautiful Villanova campus. All tours begin in the Graduate Studies Office, located in Vasey Hall, Suite 202. Please sign up here to select the time of your tour.