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Engineering-Led National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Supports University-Wide High-Performance Computing

Engineering-Led National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant Supports University-Wide High-Performance Computing

A Villanova University research team has been awarded a two-year National Science Foundation Campus Cyberinfrastructure (CC*) grant. Titled “CC* Compute: High-Performance Computing (HPC) Backbone for Accelerating Campus-Wide and Regional Research,” the award will fund a university-wide HPC cluster that will help advance Villanova’s computational research.

 

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Villanova University Names Teresa Nance, PhD, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Villanova University Names Teresa Nance, PhD, Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Villanova University President, the Rev. Peter M. Donohue, OSA, PhD, today announced the appointment of Teresa Nance, PhD, as Vice President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Father Donohue also announced the establishment of a new University task force, Aequitas: The Presidential Task Force on Race, led by Dr. Nance. The Aequitas Task Force is charged with assessing the racial climate on campus, identifying areas for improvement, and creating a plan for developing the cultural competence for all students, staff and faculty.

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Read the Spring 2020 Edition of Villanova Magazine Online

Read the Spring 2020 Edition of Villanova Magazine Online

The digital edition of the Spring 2020 Villanova Magazine is now available. The cover story highlights the innovative nursing leaders and programs in Villanova's M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing who make an impact at all levels of health care.

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Two Villanova University Professors Receive CAREER Grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Two Villanova University Professors Receive CAREER Grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF)

Two faculty members from Villanova University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences have been named recipients of the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The awards will allow Scott Dietrich, PhD, assistant professor of Physics, and Joseph Toscano, PhD, assistant professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences, to advance research in the areas of quantum electronics and language processing, respectively.

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Villanova’s Fitzpatrick College of Nursing Launches National COVID-19 Study of Health Care, First Responder and Service Workers

Villanova’s Fitzpatrick College of Nursing Launches National COVID-19 Study of Health Care, First Responder and Service Workers

The M. Louise Fitzpatrick College of Nursing at Villanova University has launched the national COVID-19 Caring About Health for All Study (CHAMPS) of health care, first responder and service workers for the health care system during the COVID-19 pandemic. The objective of the study is to assess the short and long-term physical, social and behavioral health of all who were involved in supporting or delivering care for COVID-19 patients.

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Villanova Media Expert Center

Villanova Faculty Share Their Expertise on the Coronavirus Pandemic

During this unprecedented time with the public looking for the latest accurate and timely information on coronavirus (COVID-19), Villanova faculty have been active in sharing their expertise on various aspects of the pandemic, including health, psychology, history and economic. Click more to view these faculty and their expert analysis in the media.

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Villanova student-athletes are powerfully connected to a tradition of excellence—both academic and athletic. They strive and triumph as much in the classroom as they do in competition.

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VILLANOVA'S CAMPUS

Villanova University is located on a 260-acre campus, 12 miles/19 kilometers west of Philadelphia. Three campus rail stops provide quick access to Philadelphia. Villanova also is conveniently close to New York and Washington, D.C.

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