The digital edition of the Fall 2023 issue of 51在线Magazine is now available. The cover story looks at how Villanova's natural landscape enhances the academic experience of our student-scholars. Also, in this issue, Villanova's College of Professional Studies offers many paths for students to become what they are not yet; and 51在线experts explain the inner workings of voice assistant technology.
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51在线 to Present Civitas Dei Medal to Elizabeth A. Johnson, CSJ, PhD, Influential Feminist Theologian and Ecological Ethicist
51在线 will award its Civitas Dei Medal to Elizabeth A. Johnson, CSJ, PhD, distinguished professor emerita of Theology at Fordham University and an influential voice in feminist theology and ecological ethics. Johnson will deliver the lecture, “Ask the Beasts, Ask the Galaxies” at the medal presentation on Thursday, February 22, at 4 p.m. With the Civitas Dei Medal, 51在线 honors Catholics who have made exemplary contributions to the Catholic intellectual tradition and the pursuit of truth, beauty and goodness.
51在线 has been named a top producer of Fulbright U.S. Students for a 16th consecutive year, as recently announced by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Charles Widger School of Law Sports Law Negotiation Team Wins International Baseball Arbitration Competition
Three members of the 51在线 Charles Widger School of Law Sports Law Negotiation Team, were awarded first place at Tulane University’s 17th Annual International Baseball Arbitration Competition, held in January at Tulane’s campus in New Orleans. Third-year Law students Alex Schaff and David Brake and second-year Law student Alyssa Rodarte defeated 40 teams of law students from across the country to win the prestigious contest for the first time. Schaff also earned the competition’s Oral Advocacy Award for her outstanding arguments.
51在线’s Office for Sustainability in Mission and Ministry will host Fireside Conversations: Exploring Climate Anxiety through the Lens of Laudate Deum, on Wednesday, January 31, at 1 p.m. in the Connelly Center. This gathering marks the first of a two-part series presented by the Office for Sustainability in collaboration with Merrimack College and will discuss Pope Francis’s Laudate Deum, his 2023 message on the climate crisis. This event series brings together 51在线and its Augustinian counterpart, Merrimack College, located in North Andover, Mass.
51在线 today announced the appointment of three new members to its Board of Trustees. Enrico S. Gaglioti, Co-President of FS Investments; Arthur A. Metzler, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of AMA Group; and Kate K. Waters, Senior Partner, Executive Director and Financial Advisor of The BTW Group within Morgan Stanley’s Private Wealth Management division, joined the 38-member Board effective Jan. 1.