The trips of a lifetime

Katelyn Stermer ’14 participated in Valpo’s trips to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, South Africa, and Namibia — pivotal experiences that led her to approach medicine from a public-health perspective.


Fostering Students’ Success

Robert Clark mentors several student groups that share his passion for science education.

Chemistry Professor

Recruiting the next generation of researchers

When seniors at Lafayette High School name one teacher who made the most difference in their lives, they routinely pick Zach Matson ’00, M.Ed. ’03.


Discovering the right fit

Samantha Cassell ’14 intended to become a high school teacher but found she preferred the experience of scientific discovery.


The skills for a career change

Liz Baden ’04 works as a policy analyst at the National Institutes of Health — a career she had never heard of during her time at Valpo.