Villanova University

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Mark Abrams
May 20, 2020 - 4:10 pm
A Villanova University engineering and computer science professor believes a specialized, secure database technology can play a critical role in stopping the spread of COVID-19. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
May 14, 2020 - 11:53 am
The coronavirus pandemic wiped out most, if not all, of everyone’s spring seasons. In March, the NCAA granted an extra year of eligibility for spring athletes, but whether returning seniors scholarships is up to their respective universities and colleges. Some Division I schools in the Philly...
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Kim Glovas
May 12, 2020 - 4:15 am
Villanova University’s College of Nursing kicks off a national study Tuesday to track the effects of stress on front-line workers for the next 20 years. Read more here.
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Dave Uram
May 04, 2020 - 1:06 pm
It’s a debate that’s been going on among players of Villanova’s 2016 and 2018 men's basketball squads: which was the better National Championship team? Members of both came up with one intriguing way to get an answer — and do some good in the fight against COVID-19. Read more here.
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Ed Benkin
April 08, 2020 - 4:50 pm
This is the time of year when some college basketball players determine if they are ready for the NBA, but the sports shutdown is leaving them in limbo. However, Villanova’s head coach says there are more important things to worry about. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
April 07, 2020 - 3:06 pm
Villanova University is teaming up with Children’s Hospital and Geisinger Medical Center to create design plans for low-cost ventilators. Testing and validation could be done by the end of this week. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
April 02, 2020 - 6:55 pm
Unemployment has skyrocketed in Pennsylvania, with nearly 800,000 people filing claims since mid-March. But the state’s unemployment system seems to be seizing up from the record number of people attempting to file claims. Read more here.
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Feb 1, 2020; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA; Villanova Wildcats head coach Jay Wright reacts during the first half against the Creighton Bluejays at Wells Fargo Center.
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Ed Benkin
March 25, 2020 - 8:45 pm
March was supposed to be the month for Villanova University to play in the NCAA Tournament. But with the coronavirus pandemic canceling March Madness, Wildcats coach Jay Wright has been looking for his own version of a new normal this month. Read more here.
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Kim Glovas
March 13, 2020 - 1:31 pm
Because of the risk to older Americans and those with pre-existing medical conditions, many nursing homes and retirement communities are ramping up efforts to keep those communities safe from the coronavirus. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
February 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Villanova University students who are currently studying abroad in Italy will be brought home amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the university announced. Read more here.
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