Day after day, haunting images of abject human misery pour out from Aleppo, Mosul, Baghdad and numerous other Middle Eastern towns and cities—each more heartrending than the last. Sectarian violence threatens the very existence of religious minorities, especially those steeped in Christian heritage and tradition. On Dec. 5-6 Villanova University will convene a conference attended by international scholars, government officials, and non-governmental organizations to raise awareness and seek solutions that will protect and preserve the human and civil rights of religious minorities in this fragile region. read more
Villanova University was recently named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its continued efforts in community engagement and service. The award, given by the Corporation for National & Community Service, honored Villanova in the category of General Community Service for 2015. It is the highest commendation a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteerism, service-learning and civic engagement. read more
Villanova's Augustinian Catholic intellectual tradition is the cornerstone of an academic community where students learn to think critically, act compassionately, and succeed while serving others.