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Spring 2023 Villanova Magazine

Spring 2023 Villanova Magazine

The digital edition of the Spring 2023 issue of Villanova Magazine is now available. The cover story details how Villanova University, as a global leader in the field, prepares the next generation of church stewards and scholars to be leaders in church management. Also, in this issue, learn how Villanova Engineers lead the field of sustainable stormwater management and how Villanova Radio (WXVU) expands its reach to attract new audiences and accolades.

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  • Villanova University Again Ranked Among the Nation’s Best Colleges by U.S. News & World Report

    Villanova University has again been included among the top National Universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 “Best Colleges” rankings.

  • Villanova University Celebrates Hispanic and Latine Heritage Month

    Villanova University will celebrate Hispanic/Latine Heritage Month with a collection of educational events and community-based social activities. From September 15 to October 15, campus-wide initiatives will celebrate the vast contributions of the Hispanic/Latine community through a wide range of programming, which includes lectures, panel discussions, screenings, dance workshops, social and religious gatherings and more.

  • National Science Foundation Awards CAREER Grant to Villanova Engineering Professor

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) has named Mojtaba Vaezi, PhD, associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering from Villanova University’s College of Engineering, as a recipient of the Early Career Development (CAREER) Award. His project, “Harnessing Interference with Deep Learning: Algorithms and Large-Scale Experiments,” has received a five-year, $600,000 grant, which will allow Dr. Vaezi to advance research in managing interference in cellular networks.

  • Villanova Engineers Awarded Patent for Low-Cost NovaVent Mechanical Ventilator

    Villanova University professors of Mechanical Engineering C. Nataraj, PhD, Alfonso Ortega, PhD and Garrett Clayton, PhD, along with Chris Townend, facilities manager for the College of Engineering, have been awarded a patent for the development of a novel type of mechanical ventilator. Initially manufactured as an emergency alternative during the COVID-19 pandemic, these this machine, called NovaVent, will now serve as high-efficiency, low-cost devices suitable for mitigating the global need for medical equipment.

  • Villanova University Announces 2023 Opus Prize Finalists

    Villanova University and the Opus Prize Foundation are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2023 Opus Prize, an annual faith-based humanitarian award that recognizes social entrepreneurship. Members of the Villanova community led the process to identify the recipient pool for this year’s prize, which will award $1 million for first place and $100,000 to two runners-up.