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Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life Hosts Family-Friendly Halloween Party on Campus

Emily Cox Co News Editor October 29, 2019

Nothing seems to scare the University’s administration more than Greek Life. The combination of fraternity brothers and sorority sisters usually spooks the school, but luckily this Halloween season,...

University to build new law, nursing facilities

Megan Angelo November 10, 2005

The University has announced plans to construct a new school of Law and a new College of Nursing. Although several offsite options were initially considered, both buildings will be on campus.The new law...

Special committee narrows the search

Megan Angelo November 3, 2005

The special committee appointed to name a successor to the University president, Father Edmund J. Dobbin, O.S.A., interviewed the candidates for their recommendation on Tuesday and Wednesday.Herb Aspbury,...

Renowned Irish author to fill Hein-bold Chair

Megan Angelo October 21, 2005

Sebastian Barry, famed Irish author and finalist for this year's Man Booker Prize for fiction, will teach two University classes this spring as the Heimbold Professor of Irish Studies.Barry's novel "A...

Club reveals financial world

Megan Angelo September 22, 2005

Following the completion of the Applied Finance Lab and the initiation of the Student-Managed Fund, a group of students will re-introduce the Villanova Equity Society. The group will hold its first meeting...

Univ. opens arms to Katrina victims

Megan Angelo September 8, 2005

Twenty-seven students displaced from their New Orleans colleges by Hurricane Katrina enrolled at the University on Tuesday. Of the new students, who were admitted to the University on "special visitor"...

Fr. Dobbin to step down as president

Megan Angelo September 1, 2005

University president Rev. Edmund J. Dobbin, O.S.A., announced his intention to step down following the 2005-2006 academic year on June 27, 2005.Dobbin has served as president since 1988."I think this is...

Campus mourns student death

Megan Angelo September 1, 2005

Jill Laura Creedon, a nursing student at the University, died on July 12 of metastatic hemangioendothelioma. She was 25.Creedon, who graduated from Virginia Tech and worked in insurance before enrolling...

Students granted prestigious awards

Megan Angelo April 14, 2005

Those honored include: Dan DiCenso '05, winner of one of 38 Gates Cambridge scholarships awarded nationally; Diane Coffey '06, winner of one of 75 Harry S. Truman scholarships awarded nationally; Morgan...

Can YOU win a prestigious scholarship?

Megan Angelo March 31, 2005

For junior Diane Coffey, the waiting finally ended during an Internet session paid for by a friend, in a web café full of tourists and Tibetan monks, in the city the Dalai Lama calls home."There was...

The truths and myths of ‘PoweR Girls’

Megan Angelo March 17, 2005

The morning after the big party looks the same at the office of Lizzie Grubman Public Relations as it does at any campus apartment - minus the hangovers. The four listless girls on the leather couch are...

Student educates others about AIDS

Megan Angelo February 16, 2005

Like many sixth graders are inclined to do, Martin Ganda of Zimbabwe and his American pen pal, Caitlin Stoicsticz, ended their letters to each other with "BF4E" - best friends forever. But Martin never...

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