Signature programs

For business leaders, policymakers and elected officials on societal issues through the lens of historical scholarship.

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Giving graduate and undergraduate history students the chance to develop skills to communicate history in today’s complex media environment.

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For teachers, students, historians and journalists.

Weekly discussions on how history is utilized by political and societal leaders, reported in the news media, and responded to by historians.

Preparing historians to contribute to society in numerous fields.

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Funded projects


An ongoing project digitizes ads from former slaves. The Lepage Center proudly funded a portion of the research.

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A new blog from The Washington Post that explores parallels between today’s political climate and history. The Lepage Center is a founding sponsor.

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A joint venture of the National History Center of the American Historical Association and the History and Public Policy Program of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The Lepage Center is a proud sponsor.

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Supported projects


The Lepage Center was proud to lend equipment and financial support to a new podcast collaboration between the Woodlands Cemetery and Villanova University.

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General info:

Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Villanova, PA 19085
Tel: (610) 519-4660

Twitter: @LepageCtr

In person:

The Lepage Center is located on the campus of Villanova University, inside the St. Augustine Center, Room 410.

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Media inquiries:

Please contact the Villanova University media relations department.