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Read the Fall 2023 Edition of Villanova Magazine Online

Fall 2023 Villanova Magazine

The digital edition of the Fall 2023 issue of Villanova Magazine is now available. The cover story looks at how Villanova's natural landscape enhances the academic experience of our student-scholars. Also, in this issue, Villanova's College of Professional Studies offers many paths for students to become what they are not yet; and Villanova experts explain the inner workings of voice assistant technology.

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  • Villanova University to Present Civitas Dei Medal to Elizabeth A. Johnson, CSJ, PhD, Influential Feminist Theologian and Ecological Ethicist

    Villanova University will award its Civitas Dei Medal to Elizabeth A. Johnson, CSJ, PhD, distinguished professor emerita of Theology at Fordham University and an influential voice in feminist theology and ecological ethics. Johnson will deliver the lecture, “Ask the Beasts, Ask the Galaxies” at the medal presentation on Thursday, February 22, at 4 p.m. With the Civitas Dei Medal, Villanova University honors Catholics who have made exemplary contributions to the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, beauty and goodness.

  • Villanova University Named Top Producer of Fulbright U.S. Students for 16th Consecutive Year

    Villanova University has been named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students for a 16th consecutive year, as recently announced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

  • Charles Widger School of Law Sports Law Negotiation Team Wins International Baseball Arbitration Competition

    Three members of the Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law Sports Law Negotiation Team, were awarded first place at Tulane University’s 17th Annual International Baseball Arbitration Competition, held in January at Tulane’s campus in New Orleans. Third-year Law students Alex Schaff and David Brake and second-year Law student Alyssa Rodarte defeated 40 teams of law students from across the country to win the prestigious contest for the first time. Schaff also earned the competition’s Oral Advocacy Award for her outstanding arguments.

  • Villanova University’s Office for Sustainability to Host Fireside Conversations on Climate Crisis

    Villanova University’s Office for Sustainability in Mission and Ministry will host Fireside Conversations: Exploring Climate Anxiety through the Lens of Laudate Deum, on Wednesday, January 31, at 1 p.m. in the Connelly Center. This gathering marks the first of a two-part series presented by the Office for Sustainability in collaboration with Merrimack College and will discuss Pope Francis’s Laudate Deum, his 2023 message on the climate crisis. This event series brings together Villanova and its Augustinian counterpart, Merrimack College, located in North Andover, Mass.

  • Villanova University Announces the Election of Three New Members to its Board of Trustees

    Villanova University today announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees. Enrico S. Gaglioti, Co-President of FS Investments; Arthur A. Metzler, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AMA Group; and Kate K. Waters, Senior Partner, Executive Director and Financial Advisor of The BTW Group within Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Management division, joined the 38-member Board effective Jan. 1.