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2010-10-01 14:36:00

New Institute explores ethical dimensions of communication and its role in creating social change A $3-million gift from Lawrence Waterhouse Jr., '59 A&S, founder of Waterhouse Investor Services, Inc., led to the creation of the Waterhouse Family Institute VILLANOVA, Pa., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a $3-million gift from Lawrence Waterhouse Jr., '59 A&S, founder of Waterhouse Investor Services, Inc., the precursor to TD Waterhouse Investor Services and later TD...

2008-12-04 21:41:58

Scottie Reynolds scored 23 points Thursday and No. 16 Villanova hit 56 percent of its field goal attempts to crush Houston Baptist 93-57. The Wildcats ran their record to 8-0 and Houston Baptist remained winless in seven outings. Corey Stokes added 22 for Villanova, while Dante Cunningham had 13 and Corey Fisher 12. The Huskies were led by 22 from Baron Sauls. Villanova scored the first eight points of the game and produced a 15-0 run later in the first half. The Wildcats owned a 26-point...

2008-08-04 03:00:26

By Sally A. Downey, The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 4--William D. Valente, 83, formerly of Bryn Mawr, a professor at Villanova Law School for almost 30 years and an advocate for Catholic schools, died of complications from cancer Wednesday at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. Mr. Valente was the youngest of 12 children born to immigrant Italian parents. He graduated from Southeast Catholic High School, now St. John Neumann, and was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of the University of...

2008-04-14 18:00:35

Villanova University announced that its Board of Trustees has elected Herbert F. Aspbury as chairman. Aspbury succeeds John G. Drosdick, chairman, chief executive officer and president of Sunoco Inc., who served as chairman of Villanova's Board of Trustees since 2001. Aspbury (Villanova '67) is a resident of New Canaan, Conn., and spent his career in banking. In addition to leading the North American Division at Manufacturers Hanover, he was also the London-based head of Europe for...

2006-03-24 22:47:03

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top-seeded Villanova squeezed past Boston College 60-59 on a goaltending call in the closing seconds of overtime in an NCAA Tournament round of 16 thriller at Minneapolis on Friday. Will Sheridan clinched the win for the Wildcats when Boston College's Sean Williams was called for goaltending for swatting away Sheridan's shot with three seconds remaining. Villanova (28-4) roared back from a 16-point first-half deficit to claim the physical contest and advance to...

2006-03-19 22:22:17

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Defending champion North Carolina suffered a shock 65-60 loss to George Mason and saw their dreams of another title end in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. Second-seeded Ohio State were also eliminated, but top seeds Connecticut, Memphis and Villanova advanced as did underdog Bradley. North Carolina, a surprise contender this season after losing their top seven scorers from last year's title team, ran out of steam in the second half against...

2006-03-17 19:43:04

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jermaine Wallace's desperation three-pointer gave underdog Northwestern State of Louisiana a shock 64-63 victory over third-seeded Iowa on Friday in the biggest upset of the NCAA Tournament's opening round. Wallace's clutch shot from the corner came with less than a second remaining and rallied the 14th-seeded Demons from a 17-point second-half deficit. The Southland Conference champions (26-7) gained a chance to tie or win the game when Iowa senior Greg Brunner...


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snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.