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Valparaiso University Ranked Among Best in the Nation

Valparaiso University continues its amazing, three-decades long legacy of being recognized as one of the best choices in higher education by U.S. News & World Report. In the 2022-2023 Best Colleges rankings, Valpo has been named number 176 out of 440 of the most elite public and private institutions in the nation.

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Nicole Moy

Beacons in Your Backyard — Nicole Moy ’22

A Valpo education goes far beyond our campus borders, and Valpo students are always eager to showcase what that means. Our “Beacons in your Backyard” series is meant to shine a light on the great things that our Beacons are accomplishing in and around Valpo.

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Julie Peller

A Big Grant to Tackle a Microscopic Problem

Microplastics — tiny fragments of plastic materials that have shattered into microscopic size pieces over time — have been making headlines in recent years for the sheer amount of it being found in all parts of the world. A brief glance at the headlines shows growing concerns about the concentration of this pervasive form of pollution in our oceans, our crops, and even our bodies.

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Valpo’s Beacon Blog

Valpo’s recently launched Beacon Blog is a place where students, faculty, and anyone who wants to learn more about our life here at Valpo can come and explore. Our student writers offer a view of the University from their day-to-day experiences, and our faculty and staff shine a light on what really goes into making the revered “Valpo experience.” Our community is doing great things and the Beacon Blog is here to house them.

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