From Nov. 11-18, Villanova University and hundreds of communities around the country will celebrate Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, a national observance which originated at Villanova in 1975 under the guidance of the late Father Ray Jackson, OSA. A number of Villanova faculty members from across the University continue to shine a light on issues of homelessness—researching how homelessness affects different populations, including students, families and those previously incarcerated. read more
Villanova University’s annual Mendel Medal Lecture, featuring Olufunmilayo Falusi Olopade, MD, FACP, OON, an internationally renowned oncologist, will be held at 2:30 p.m., Friday, November 17 in the Villanova Room at the University’s Connelly Center. Dr. Olopade, the recipient of the University’s 2017 Mendel Medal, will deliver a lecture titled, “Genomic Landscape of Breast Cancer in Diverse Populations.” read more
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