Research Centers and Institutes

The Center for Global Leadership

The Center for Global Leadership (CGL) was created to advance ethical and responsible global leadership for the betterment of business and society. Housed in the Villanova School of Business, the CGL is dedicated to promoting cross-cultural awareness, ethical international business relationships, and responsible global leadership. Website.

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The Center for Innovation, Creativity & Entrepreneurship (ICE)

The ICE Center is an innovative driver of scholastic, educational, and professional development opportunities in the related areas of creativity, innovation, and entrepreneurship within the Villanova community. The ICE Center has a multi-disciplinary , cross-college focus that seeks to advance the University's strategy by fostering cross-college learning and embedding entrepreneurial thinking more deeply in the Villanova culture. Website.

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The Center for Peace and Justice

The Center for Peace and Justice, an academic unit of the College of Arts and Sciences and a division of the Office for Mission and Ministry, is an interdisciplinary academic program, informed by the Catholic social tradition, that focuses on issues of social justice and peace. Their course offerings focus on the components of a moral and just society, alternative models or socially responsible resolution of injustice and conflict, and opportunities to learn the necessary skills for peacemaking. Website.

The Center for Peace and Justice

The Center for Peace and Justice, an academic unit of the College of Arts and Sciences and a division of the Office for Mission and Ministry, is an interdisciplinary academic program, informed by the Catholic social tradition, that focuses on issues of social justice and peace. Their course offerings focus on the components of a moral and just society, alternative models or socially responsible resolution of injustice and conflict, and opportunities to learn the necessary skills for peacemaking. Website.

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The Villanova Center for the Advancement of Sustainability in Engineering (VCASE)

VCASE was launched in Fall 2009 as a new center for research within Villanova University’s College of Engineering. It’s mission is to protect and restore our environment through research on the integration of sustainability principles in engineering practice. VCASE has five main focus areas: alternative and renewable energy, biomass resources and conversion technologies, environmental engineering, sustainable infrastructure and materials, and the Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership. Website.

VUSustainability

Villanova University, as a community of learned and learning scholars, respecting the sacredness of all creation, accepts its responsibility to the integrity of Earth and its biodiversity, to the heritage of future generations, and to the security of nations. By utilizing the Augustinian values of Unitas, Veritas, and Caritas, meaning love thy neighbor, promote community unity, and live life in moderation through our curriculum, work environment, and operations, Villanova’s approach to sustainability exemplifies an emphasis on social justice and community service.

For questions regarding campus sustainability email Liesel Schwarz