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“Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery”

In an effort to reconnect families, a team led by Villanova professor Judith Giesberg, PhD has developed an online database created from Civil War-Era newspaper ads

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Gianna Perez '19

Passion for Psychology Leads Gianna Perez ’19 to Princeton Neuroscience Internship

Gianna Perez '19 was intent on finding a university that offered both the program she wanted and the opportunity to get involved in significant research from the get-go. Villanova’s Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience major, its teacher-scholar model and the Presidential Scholarship she received made the University her top choice. More

Fares Sukkar ’18

Gilman Scholar Fares Sukkar ’18 CLAS Connects Education with Overseas Experience

Geneva, Switzerland is a hub for diplomacy and international affairs—making it an ideal location for Fares Sukkar ’18 CLAS to hear first-hand accounts and gain access to primary resources related to the Palestine-Israel conflict. More

Abbey Smith

Gilman Scholar Abbey Smith ’18 Broadens Global Perspective in Peru

From designing her own research project to independently conducting interviews and sourcing information, Abbey Smith ’18 CLAS finished her spring 2017 semester with impressive credentials. More


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Villanova Computer Science Students and Faculty Mentor Philadelphia Seventh and Eighth Graders

Every spring a group of Villanova University Computer Science students and faculty climb into a Villanova University van loaded with refurbished laptop computers. The group’s destination is the Julia de Burgos Elementary School in North Philadelphia. More

Giannina Guzman

Giannina Guzman ’19 Combines Passions for Astronomy, Communication

Giannina Guzman ’19 CLAS knows the expansive educational opportunities there are in the astronomy lab. She’s spent hours digitizing archival data from the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics—data that could contribute to NASA’s Kepler and K2 collections of stars known as eclipsing binaries. More

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