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Photo Friday: Vicki Huber, NCAA Champion, Olympian

Photo Friday: Vicki Huber, NCAA Champion, Olympian

As the track-and-field events at the 2020 Summer Olympics get underway, we celebrate 8-time NCAA Champion and two-time Olympian Vicki Huber. She competed in the 3,000 and 1,500 meters events at the 1988 Seoul Olympics and 1996 Atlanta Olympics, ...
Post-Quarantine Cooking with Kallie

Post-Quarantine Cooking with Kallie

Thank you for joining me for the next installment of Post-Quarantine Cooking with Kallie. In case you missed my previous four-part video series, I selected recipes from the Villanova University Digital Library and provided viewers cooking ...
Content Roundup – Last Week – July 2021

Content Roundup – Last Week – July 2021

Recently digitized and available for use this week are a number of items from the Museum of Nursing History’s Jessie Margaret Ada Mutch Collection, more Dime Novels and Story Paper issues, and a typescript letter from the James Wheeler ...
Welcome to Falvey: Danielle Adamowitz Joins Resource Management and Description

Welcome to Falvey: Danielle Adamowitz Joins Resource Management and Description

Danielle Adamowitz recently joined Resource Management and Description as Resource Management and Description Coordinator. Helping to build and cultivate Falvey Library’s collection, Adamowitz manages acquisitions, licensing, description, ...
The Origins of the Olympic Games

The Origins of the Olympic Games

With the arrival of one of the most anticipated events of the summer, the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, people from all over the world are anxiously watching the competitions unfold. A wide variety of sports are being played, from well-known ones like ...
Green Voices of the Past: The Friends of Irish Freedom and World War I

Green Voices of the Past: The Friends of Irish Freedom and World War I

Posted for: Emily Poteat. World War I erupted into an international conflict on July 28, 1914, and the conflict held a multitude of implications for people around the world. A lesser amplified voice in historical studies on the conflict, is that of ...
Dig Deeper: Get to Know Haiti

Dig Deeper: Get to Know Haiti

  In the past several weeks, Haiti has become a frequent news topic, the world following the twists of political intrigue and fallout sparked by the assassination of Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse in the early morning on July 7. The plot ...
Cat in the Stax: Classics To Read for Christmas in July

Cat in the Stax: Classics To Read for Christmas in July

By Jenna Newman We’re celebrating Christmas in July, so the feeling of cheer never needs to disappear. Light a candle, snuggle up with one of these books, which are great all year round!  A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens This novel is ...
Photo Friday: Ron Delany Wins Olympic Gold in 1956

Photo Friday: Ron Delany Wins Olympic Gold in 1956

Ron Delany, part of Villanova’s famed Irish Pipeline, sprints to gold in the 1500 meters event at the 1956 Summer Olympics setting a new Olympic record. He went on to compete in the 1960 Olympics, finishing sixth.   ...

 


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