Moeness Amin, PhD, Director of Villanova University’s Center for Advanced Communications (CAC) and a professor in the University’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been awarded the 2017 Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Advanced (Defense) Science and Technology. Fulbright Distinguished Chair Awards are among the most prestigious appointments in the Fulbright Scholar Program. Candidates are eminent scholars with significant publication and teaching records.
Villanova University Provost Patrick G. Maggitti, PhD, today announced the appointment of Teresa (Terri) M. Boyer, EdD, ’95 CLAS as the founding director of the Anne Welsh McNulty Institute for Women’s Leadership and an associate professor of Education and Counseling, effective July 31. read more
Villanova University celebrates Earth Day all week with a series of events from Tuesday, April 18 through Sunday, April 23. read more
Recent years have seen an evolution in the way mental health care is approached and discussed. There has been a public push for more open dialogue surrounding mental health, as well as for increased affordability and accessibility to mental health treatment. Villanova College of Nursing students had the opportunity this spring semester to delve deeper in to this issue with the seminar, “Crucial Conversations: Mental Health from a Women’s Perspective,” taught by Nursing’s Amy McKeever and Sue Ellen Alderman. read more
Villanova University has selected Paul L. Danove, PhD, professor of Theology and Religious Studies in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), as the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Faculty Research Award for his research and rhetorical analysis of biblical, especially Gospel, texts, as well as his research on the semantics of the Greek of the Septuagint (Greek translation of the Hebrew Bible) and the New Testament. read more
Villanova University will host a lecture by accomplished documentary photographer, sailor and Arctic explorer David Thoreson, Senior Advisor for Geospatial Exploration at the Geoversiv Foundation, on Tuesday, April 25. The talk, titled “Over the Horizon: The New Era of Climate Exploration,” will begin at 2:30 p.m., in the PWC Auditorium in Bartley Hall (Room 1011). The event, which is free and open to the public, is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Villanova Center for the Advancement of Sustainability in Engineering, Office of Sustainability, and Department of Chemistry. read more
James Ijames, assistant professor of Theatre in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, has received the 2017 Whiting Award, a national award given annually to ten emerging writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and drama. read more
Villanova University College of Nursing and University of the Sciences (USciences) announce an affiliation agreement, effective immediately, through which qualified USciences students and graduates will be offered enrollment in the Accelerated BSN Program for College Graduates (BSNEXpress). read more
As we celebrate Earth Day on Saturday, April 22, Villanova experts can discuss a variety of topics related to sustainability, climate change and protecting our environment for future generations.