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By: Gabriella Raful April is Invasive Plant Pest and Disease Awareness Month, and the U-S-D-A is warning Pennsylvanians that it’s the best time of year to spot damaging, invasive species. Invasive pests cost the U-S about 40-billion dollars a year in damages to trees, plants and crops. Kathryn Bronsky works on plant protection issues for […]

By: Gabriella Raful The Course and Teacher Survets (CATS) will be closing soon! The survey results help faculty enhance their teaching skills and inform administrative decisions on their promotion, salary, and reappointment. Faculty will not receive their survey results until after final grades have been submitted. In addition, results provided to faculty will not include any identifying […]

By: Gabriella Raful Villanova University announced Tuesday the university received a $1.25 million gift from Brian F. Prince to endow the director of the Office of Veterans and Military Service members. In support of its dedication to veterans, Villanova’s Office of Veteran and Military Service Members received nearly $8 million from donors since its establishment […]

By: Gabriella Raful A colorful orange and black insect commonly seen flying through gardens in the Keystone State is now closer to extinction. In recognition of Earth Day, experts are calling attention to the dramatic decline of the migratory monarch butterfly population. Chris Kubiak with the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania says depending on the […]

By: Gabriella Raful  Pennsylvania dairy processors and farmers can apply for grants to assist them with upgrading their facilities. It’s part of a larger effort to keep local foods in local communities. Nationally, Pennsylvania is ranked 7th among states in total milk production. And there’s always room for improvement, from the farm through the supply […]

By: Gabriella Raful Join LEVEL and The Office of Disability Services for their most exciting fundraising event of the year! Casino Night will be held on Monday, April 24th at 7PM in the Villanova Room. Play casino games, arcade games, bingo, and more for the chance to win raffle tickets. Participants can then use these […]

By: Gabriella Raful Rising juniors and seniors are encouraged to apply for one of two Undergraduate Ethics Fellowships. Receive a $3,000 stipend, and a $500 budget for next academic year. Work with a Faculty Member to conduct research in a topic of your choice, and develop innovative ways to share the results with your peers. […]

By: Gabriella Raful  The Keystone State’s largest coal-burning power plant is set to begin decommissioning on July 1st. The Homer City Generating Station is about 50 miles east of Pittsburgh. Sierra Club Pennsylvania Chapter Director Thomas Schuster says the plant has experienced some financial issues, and hasn’t operated above 50-percent of its capacity since 2015. […]

By: Gabriella Raful April is Earth Month, a time to raise environmental awareness worldwide. In Pennsylvania, a nonpartisan group called Science Moms wants families to know about new rebates and tax credits through landmark federal clean-energy laws. University of Arizona professor Joellen Russell co-founded Science Moms and says making the switch to clean energy is […]

By: Gabriella Raful Apply to be a Peace and Justice Ambassador! Ambassadors promote the Center for Peace and Justice Education. They connect with the wider community, aiming to increase student awareness of and engagement in Peace and Justice classes, activities and events. The program is open to rising sophomores, juniors and seniors (preferably Peace and […]