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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.

2008-12-04 21:41:58

Scottie Reynolds scored 23 points Thursday and No.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]