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Read the digital edition of the Spring 2022 issue of Villanova Magazine online. The cover story, “The Force of Nature,” features Alyssa Stark, PhD, Department of Biology, who is steering fascinating research on adhesion in geckos, ants and sea urchins. Also, in this issue, an insider’s tour of The Commons and a look at Villanova University’s vast and impressive art collection.
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Villanova University professors of Electrical and Computer Engineering, James Peyton Jones, PhD and Pritpal Singh, PhD, have been selected to receive U.S. Fulbright Scholar grants by the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. The two professors have dedicated their careers to humanitarian engineering and will expand their efforts during the 2022-2023 academic year as Fulbright Scholars.
Villanova University Biology Professor Receives Grant from National Science Foundation for African Lizard Research
Villanova University's Aaron Bauer, PhD, professor of Biology and Gerald M. Lemole, MD, Endowed Chair in Integrative Biology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, is the principal investigator on a $388,229 grant from the National Science Foundation to support his project, “Collaborative Research: Assessing the Systematics and Diversity of Haemosporida in African lizards.”
Fitzpatrick College of Nursing Again Designated as National League for Nursing Center of Excellence in Nursing Education
The Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing (FCN) has, for the sixth consecutive time, earned the honor of Center of Excellence (COE) in Nursing Education, a designation from the National League for Nursing (NLN) that it has held continuously since being one of three inaugural NLN COE schools in 2004.
President of the United States Joseph R. Biden, Jr., announced his intent to appoint 21 new members to the Commission on Presidential Scholars, among those Neil J. Horgan, Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer at Villanova University. The announcement was made by The White House in a press release, Friday, July 15.
Villanova Hosts 14 Philadelphia-Area High School Students for Three-Week “Civitas Through Caritas” Program
After a two-year deferred start date due to COVID-19, the first cohort of 14 rising high school seniors is spending three weeks on Villanova University’s campus this July to start preparing for the college experience through the “Civitas through Caritas: Cultivating Love, Cultivating Citizens” program.
Historic flooding in Montana and Wyoming caused significant damage around Yellowstone National Park in June, as rushing waters took down bridges, unearthed pipes, and ripped homes off their foundations. In the aftermath of the destruction, Jonathan Hubler, PhD, an assistant professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was on the ground in Montana surveying the damage to the park and its surrounding communities.