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Friday, May 11, 2018

Summer is here Nova Nation!

Summer is finally here! Congrats on the completion of your finals and another academic year! Be proud of all of your accomplishments and enjoy this well earned summer break! See you again in the Fall! To our graduates, we'll see you at graduation! Congratulations!


"Italian Futurism and the Design of the Modern Object" Podcast and YouTube Video!

Did you miss the last lecture of the Italy and the Design of Modern Beauty series? No worries! The 4th and final lecture of the series titled "Italian Futurism and the Design of the Modern Object" by Ara Merjian (New York University) is now on YouTube! See the video to the right!

In addition to the full lecture on YouTube, check out our podcast for a pre-lecture interview with Ara Merjian!

"Italian Futurism and the Design of the Modern Object" was presented by Ara Merjian on Thursday, April 26, 2018 in Falvey Library's Idea Accelerator from 4:30pm-5:30pm. Dr. Ara Merjian discussed the relationship between the Italian avant-garde of Futurism and the development of industrial design.


Stay tuned for more information about our next Italian lecture series coming this Fall!

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Good Luck on Finals!

Hope final exams are going well this week, Nova Nation! 

Summer is near...


Thursday, April 26, 2018

"Futurism and the Design of the Modern Object" TODAY (4/26)!


The final event of the Italy and the Design of Modern Beauty 2017-2018 Lecture Series is finally here! Don't forget about today's lecture in Falvey Library's Idea Accelerator at 4:30pm ET! Dr. Ara Merjian (NYU) will talk about "Futurism and the Design of the Modern Object". Can't make it in person? You can watch the live stream here: 


We hope you will join us as we close out this wonderful lecture series!

Congratulations Dr. Luca Cottini!


Congratulations are in order for Dr. Luca Cottini on the publication of his book 
THE ART OF OBJECTS: 
THE BIRTH OF ITALIAN INDUSTRIAL
CULTURE, 1878-1928! 
The Art of Objects will be available June 2018! See below for more information!



Congratulations 2018 Italian Honor Society Inductees!

What a night at the Italian Honors Society's induction ceremony! Thanks to Drs. Bruce Pollack-Johnson, Robert Jantzen, and Robert Giuliano for your wonderful presentations on Italy and the sciences, and congrats to the new members of the Villanova chapter of Gamma Kappa Alpha Olivia, Alana, Andrea, Julia, Maya, and Elizabeth!




Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Congratulations to our new Spanish Honor Society Inductees!


On Monday, April 23rd fifteen of our students were inducted into the Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish) Honor Society: 
Deborah Alvarenga, Isabella Carrano, Ellen Cayer, Sarah Davis, Cassandra Dimitry, Jenna Gavenman, Giselle Gómez, Elizabeth Grudi, Erin Kunkler, Mylie Mulholland, Rebecca Napoli, Michael Perra,Haley Randall, Sean Rodgers, Sabrina Verleysen, and Marissa Villano. 

As part of the ceremony, Dr. Jorge Téllez (UPenn) 
delivered a talk entitled: "Picaresca en México". 

Congratulations to our new inductees!