Three Villanova University students have been named as 2018 Goldwater Scholars by the Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program. Kali Carrasco, Claire Teahan and Alexander Vetter, were selected as Goldwater Scholars from a group of nearly 1,300 faculty-nominated students nationwide. The three Goldwater Scholars in 2018 set a new one-year mark for the University. Andrew Lee was also recognized by the Goldwater Program receiving Honorable Mention.
A Villanova University professor whose work with NASA’s Kepler mission has provided revolutionary new data on binary stars has been awarded a two-year, $449,000 grant from NASA to support his research. read more
Villanova University’s Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship (ICE) Institute has announced the winners of its seventh annual Pitch Day competition held April 19. Pitch Day gives students from across the University’s schools and colleges the opportunity to showcase their creativity and entrepreneurial spirit, while gaining real-world experience in building an idea from the ground up. read more
Mary Duffin Naylor ’71 BSN, PhD, RN, FAAN is the inaugural recipient of the M. Louise Fitzpatrick Award for Transformative Leadership, so recognized by the Villanova University M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing during an extraordinary year for the College, recently named for its late dean. She received the award on April 7 during the College’s 29th Annual Mass in the St. Thomas of Villanova Church on the University campus. Dr. Naylor, a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, is the Marian S. Ware Professor in Gerontology, Director of the NewCourtland Center for Transitions and Health at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, as well as a trustee of Villanova University. read more
Amy Fleischer, PhD, professor and chair of Mechanical Engineering and director of Villanova University’s Center for Energy-Smart Electronic Systems (ES2), will be appointed dean of Cal Poly’s College of Engineering. Beginning her term July 16, 2018, Dr. Fleischer will provide the college’s overall academic, administrative and financial leadership. read more
Want to relive Villanova's 2018 National Championship run? Click on the "read more" link below to check out some of the University's top media coverage from its title journey. read more
Villanova University, through the Villanova Urban Stormwater Partnership, is leading a major project to protect clean water in the suburban Philadelphia region as a member of the Delaware River Watershed Initiative (DRWI). read more
IES Abroad, a leading not-for-profit organization providing access to 140 study abroad and internship programs in 34 cities around the world, has recognized six U.S. college students as part of its annual IES Abroad Global Citizen of the Year Awards. Kathleen Blehl, a senior Marketing major in the Villanova School of Business (VSB), was among the students honored by IES Abroad. From Oradell, N.J., Blehl studied in Milan during the 2016-17 academic year and during her time there become a passionate advocate for sustainable fashion and living. read more