Graduate Studies News
PhD student Katherine Kurtz took second place at the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools 3MT Research Presentation Competition for her work, Deviant Bodies: Toward an Aesthetics of Feminine Monstrosity.
Terence Yee, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Education and Counseling, has been named the 2020 North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) New Professional of the Year.
Lauren Dugan '15 CLAS, '19 MA talks about the new media environment and how coming back to Villanova for her master's degree helped prepare her to thrive in an era when facts are disputed and every issue is politicized.
Michael A. Posner, PhD, associate professor of Mathematics and Statistics and director of Villanova's Center for Statistics Education, is co-principal investigator and director for research on a $600,000, three-year National Science Foundation grant.
PhD student Katherine Kurtz will represent Villanova at the Northeastern Association of Graduate Schools 3MT Research Presentation Competition on December 9, 2020.
How does getting out and helping the community work when we have to maintain a physical distance to be safe? Daniel Kelchner '20 MPA, shares his insights and experience.
After Villanova’s campus closed in March, Grad CLAS students dispersed across the country and globe. From reconnecting with family to learning new hobbies to adapting to new ways of learning and working, they showed a resiliency, creativity and optimism that not only helped them persist through today’s challenging times but also prepared them for the challenges of the future.
Jameel Rush, vice president of diversity and inclusion at Aramark and adjunct professor of Human Resource Development at Villanova, believes companies can do more with their efforts to include and support employees from diverse backgrounds.
Assistant Professor Alexander Diaz-Lopez, PhD, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, and Assistant Teaching Professor Stephanie A. Katz Linkmeyer, PhD, Department of Chemistry, were two of five Villanova faculty members to win Open Education Resource (OER) grants through Villanova's Affordable Materials Project (AMP).
Mervin Woodlin Jr. won the 2020 Ellis R. Ott Scholarship Award, which recognizes both academic excellence and leadership in applied statistics projects, and is given to only one PhD student and one master's student in the country each year by the American Society for Quality.
Marc Gallicchio, PhD, and Whitney Martinko, PhD, publish new scholarship on the end of WWII in the Pacific and early efforts to preserve historic spaces in the US.
Dr. Alyssa Stark's $480,927 NSF grant will support her research on how environmental factors affect the performance, behavior and morphology of biological organisms.
Judith Giesberg, PhD, a professor of History at Villanova University, has received a grant of $100,000 from the National Archives and Records Administration’s Historical Publications and Records Commission to support her project "Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery," which recovers the stories of families separated in the US domestic slave trade.
Dr. Joseph Toscano's five-year, $605,000 NSF grant will help fund his research of how people understand spoken language in different contexts by studying brain responses to speech and developing computer models that recognize spoken words.
Since our world changed with the COVID-19 pandemic, graduate students in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have had to adapt to a new way of learning and living. Graduate Assistant Riley Gerenda '20 MA reached out to a few Grad CLAS students to see how they are dealing with these unprecedented times.