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VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY NAMES NEW PRESIDENT
VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY NAMES NEW PRESIDENT
José D. Padilla To Lead in Times of Unprecedented Challenges and Opportunities The Board of Directors of Valparaiso University (“Valpo”)...
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Valparaiso University Names Next ELCA University Pastor
The Rev. Katherine Museus Dabay, M.A., M.Div., will join Valparaiso University as University pastor on Jan. 4, 2021. She is an ordained pastor of the...
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A Computer Scientist’s Tools For Success
A Computer Scientist’s Tools For Success
Experiential learning opportunities at Valparaiso University helped Cody Packer ’21 develop proficiencies and maximize skills that have prepared...
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Valpo Business Fraternity Hosts Diversity Panel Discussion
Valparaiso University’s Kappa Phi chapter of Delta Sigma Pi will present a panel discussion, titled “Diversity in the Workplace,” on Thursday,...
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Valparaiso University Student Receives Girl Scouts’ Highest Achievement
Valpo freshman Carly Nieman ’24, an integrated business and engineering major, was awarded the Gold Award by the Girl Scouts of the United States...
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Success Through Persistence
Success Through Persistence
Daveon Walker ’21, an electrical engineering major at Valpo, underwent a challenging transition to college. But in the process, he discovered a...
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Valpo Student Named Midwest Regional Youth Of The Year By Boys And Girls Club Of America
Valpo Student Named Midwest Regional Youth Of The Year By Boys And Girls Club Of America
Valparaiso University freshman Tékeidra Masters ’24 was named Midwest Regional Youth of the Year by the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The...
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Where Faith And Community Come Together
Where Faith And Community Come Together
When Faith Briars ’23 decided to attend Valparaiso University, she knew the class sizes and community involvement of the close-knit campus would...
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Institute For Leadership And Service Announces Fall 2020 Speaker Series
Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and Service announces its fall 2020 Pathways to Purpose speaker series, featuring speakers and...
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Valpo Psychology Professor Helps Parents Cope With Pandemic
Valpo Psychology Professor Helps Parents Cope With Pandemic
Amanda Zelechoski, J.D., Ph.D., ABPP, associate professor of psychology, launched Pandemic Parenting, a website hosting resources and webinars to...
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Lilly Endowment Inc. Awards Valparaiso University $1 Million Grant
Lilly Endowment Inc. Awards Valparaiso University $1 Million Grant
Valparaiso University has secured a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. as part of its initiative, Charting the Future for Indiana’s...
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Valparaiso University Appoints Inaugural Richard C. And Francelia A. Gozon University Chair
Valparaiso University Appoints Inaugural Richard C. And Francelia A. Gozon University Chair
Valparaiso University announces that Michael C. Chikeleze, Ph.D., has joined its faculty as the Richard C. and Francelia A. Gozon University Chair in...
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Valpo Graduates First Class Of Physician Assistant Students
Valpo Graduates First Class Of Physician Assistant Students
Valparaiso University hosted a graduation ceremony for the inaugural master of science in physician assistant studies class on Friday, Sept. 18,...
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Valparaiso University Named Among Nation’s Best Universities By U.S. News & World Report
Valparaiso University Named Among Nation’s Best Universities By U.S. News & World Report
For three decades, U.S. News & World Report has identified Valparaiso University as one of the best universities in the country. In the 2021...
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Valparaiso University Professor Theresa Kessler Named Fellow In American Academy Of Nursing
Valparaiso University’s Theresa Kessler, Ph.D., RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, Kreft Endowed Chair for the Advancement of Nursing Science and professor of...
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National Science Foundation Awards Valparaiso University Funding For Chemistry Research
Valparaiso University secured a $299,083 grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant will fund a two-year project titled “Laboratory...
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Health Care And Advocacy In Action
Health Care And Advocacy In Action
Fueled by witnessing under-resourced communities and the impact of poverty on health care access while growing up on the South Side of Chicago, Lem...
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Valparaiso University Names University Organist
Valparaiso University announces Sunghee Kim, D.M., has been named University organist in addition to assistant professor of church music and organ....
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Valparaiso University Announces Interim President
Effective Sept. 1, 2020, Colette Irwin-Knott ’81, a member of Valparaiso University’s Board of Directors since 2009, will serve as Valpo’s...
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Valparaiso University Appoints Dean To College Of Business
Valparaiso University announces Niclas L. Erhardt, Ph.D., will join its faculty as dean of the College of Business, effective August 3, 2020. Most...
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Valparaiso University Joins Indiana Private College Week
WHAT: Valparaiso University is offering online and in-person visits to prospective students and their families as part of Indiana Private College...
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Valparaiso University 2018–2019 Alumni Achieve 96% Graduate Placement Rate
Graduate Placement Exceeds 90% for 27 Consecutive Years More than 90% of recent Valpo graduates have secured employment or enrolled in graduate...
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AACSB International Reaffirms Accreditation For Valparaiso University’s College Of Business
Valparaiso University’s College of Business has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International — The Association to Advance...
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U.S. Department Of Energy Renews Award For Valparaiso University Funding For Physics Research
U.S. Department Of Energy Renews Award For Valparaiso University Funding For Physics Research
Valparaiso University acquired a $362,000 grant renewal from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for continuing nuclear and particle physics research...
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Valparaiso University Robotics Team Qualifies For World Championship In First Season
Valparaiso University Robotics Team Qualifies For World Championship In First Season
  While Valpo Robotics continues to find success in the Midwest Robotics Design Competition (MRDC) and the Collegiate Robotic Football...
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Q&A With Richard Sévère, Associate Professor Of English
Q: How have you connected with students during remote classes? A: I used synchronous Google Meets and, instead of meeting with a full class, I met...
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Q&A With Ericka Tyner Grodrian, Associate Professor Of Music
Q: How have you connected with students during remote classes? A: I’m using multiple platforms. For my classes, I posted video tutorials on...
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Five Valparaiso University Alumni Receive Fulbright Awards
Five Fulbright grants have been extended to Valparaiso University recent alumni and graduating seniors. Through the Fulbright Program, these...
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Valparaiso University 2019–2020 Year In Review
In a year marked by unpredictability, Valparaiso University students, faculty, and staff have much to be grateful for as the 2019–2020 academic...
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Valparaiso University Graduate Students Present Radio Play
On May 12, graduate students in the arts and entertainment administration program at Valparaiso University will present “The Singer of Shanghai,”...
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Four Valparaiso University Seniors Named Orr Fellows
Caleb Alles ’20, Juan Arellano ’20, Danny Dalenberg ’20 and Nathaniel Weber ’20 have been named to the prestigious Orr Fellowship,...
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Ten Valparaiso University Seniors, Alumni Named Fulbright Semifinalists
Ten Valparaiso University Seniors, Alumni Named Fulbright Semifinalists
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program has announced its semifinalists for the 2020–2021 academic year, and 10 Valpo students and recent alumni have...
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Science And Engineering Fair Finalists Head To Indianapolis
Valparaiso University hosted the 67th annual Northwestern Indiana Science and Engineering Regional Fair on Feb. 22 in the Harre Union Ballrooms. Now,...
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Valpo Faculty Members Awarded 2020–2021 Wheat Ridge Ministries–O.P. Kretzmann Fund Research Grants
Four Valparaiso University professors will advance various areas related to physical, spiritual and mental health through innovative research in the...
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Valparaiso University Music Therapy Program Launches Sensory Friendly Series
Program kicks off with concert on Feb. 22 Valparaiso University’s music department will be hosting the first of two “Sensory Friendly” concerts...
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67th Annual Northwestern Indiana Science And Engineering Fair Coming To Valpo
Valparaiso University, in partnership with ArcelorMittal, will host the 67th annual Northwestern Indiana Science and Engineering Fair on Feb. 22 in...
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Valparaiso University To Offer Mechatronics Minor
Valparaiso University To Offer Mechatronics Minor
Valparaiso University’s College of Engineering introduces a new minor in mechatronics to promote interdisciplinary learning. The minor combines...
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Valparaiso University Receives Historic $15 Million Gift For Student Scholarships
Valparaiso University Receives Historic $15 Million Gift For Student Scholarships
Valparaiso University has received a landmark $15 million deferred gift commitment from anonymous donors to establish an endowed fund for student...
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Baepler Professorship Explores Interdisciplinary Development
Slavica Jakelić, Ph.D., associate professor of humanities and social thought, has been named to the Richard P. Baepler Distinguished Professorship...
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Valparaiso University Holds Discussion On Prison Education
WHO: John Fantuzzo, Ph.D., assistant professor of education, will moderate a discussion on prison education in Northwest Indiana. WHAT: The event,...
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Bauer Field Renovation Off To Strong Start
Bauer Field Renovation Off To Strong Start
With the support of two generous gifts, the project to renovate Bauer Field, Valparaiso University’s baseball field, is off to a strong start. The...
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Valparaiso University Appoints Bonnie And Peter Raquet Endowed Director’s Chair For Institute For Leadership And Service
David Henreckson, Ph.D. Valparaiso University has announced David Henreckson, Ph.D., will serve as the next Bonnie and Peter Raquet Endowed...
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Valpo Athletics Announces Hall Of Fame Class Of 2020
Three individuals will be inducted into the Valparaiso University Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, Feb. 22. Jean Gelner ’61 Blievernicht, Chuck...
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Valpo Student’s Stories For The Soul: Documentary Filmmaking
Valpo Student’s Stories For The Soul: Documentary Filmmaking
As Carmen Vincent ’20 approaches her final semester at Valpo, she knows she is well prepared for life after graduation and to live to her full...
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Valpo Announces Imani Perry, Ph.D., As Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Convocation Speaker
Valparaiso University will continue its tradition of honoring the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. on Jan. 20, 2020, with its annual...
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Brauer Museum Of Art At Valpo Announces Winter Exhibitions
Opening Reception is Jan. 12 The Brauer Museum of Art’s winter exhibitions will run Jan. 7 through March 29 with an opening reception at 2 p.m.,...
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TEDxValparaisoUniversity Announces Speaker Line-up For 2020 Event
TEDxValparaisoUniversity will take place Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at the Duesenberg Recital Hall in the Valparaiso University Center for the Arts from...
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Valparaiso Mayor Jon Costas ’89 J.D. To Deliver Valparaiso University Commencement Address
Valparaiso University will celebrate Winter Commencement on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 2:30 p.m., conferring degrees upon 163 undergraduate, graduate and...
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Valpo Announces Discontinuation Of Men’s Soccer, Men’s Tennis Programs
Valparaiso University has announced that it will discontinue its men’s soccer and men’s tennis programs. The discontinuation of the men’s...
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Valpo Faculty Member To Participate In International Spanish Research Initiative
Carlos Miguel-Pueyo, professor of Spanish and head of the Spanish section at Valparaiso University, has been invited by the Royal Spanish Academy of...
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Valparaiso University To Host Annual Tree Lighting Tuesday, Dec. 3
Valparaiso University’s 10th annual Tree Lighting on Tuesday, Dec. 3, offers an opportunity for community members to take a picture with Santa,...
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Valpo Counseling Services Director Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Stewart Cooper, Ph.D., director of Counseling Services and professor of psychology at Valparaiso University, has received a lifetime achievement...
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Valparaiso University Hosts Festive Christmas Vespers Dec. 6–7
WHO: Valparaiso University presents the annual Advent Christmas Vespers service, this year combined with the annual Christmas Concert. The service...
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Valparaiso University Announces Kapfer Research Award Recipient
Valparaiso University’s Michael W. Longan, Ph.D., professor of geography, has received the Kapfer Endowed Faculty Research Award to continue...
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Valparaiso University’s Music Therapy Program Granted AMTA And NASM Accreditation
Valparaiso University is proud to announce that the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) and the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)...
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Valpo Faculty Members Receive University Research Professor Grants
Christopher Drapeau, Ph.D., and Todd Hillwig, Ph.D., will serve as University Research Professors at Valpo for the 2020–2021 academic year. The...
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Valpo First Generation Student Receives “Realizing The Dream” Scholarship
Meg Bell ’22 is the 2019–2020 recipient of the “Realizing the Dream” scholarship at Valparaiso University. The “Realizing the Dream”...
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Valparaiso University To Host Veterans Day Observance Thursday, Nov. 7
WHO/WHAT: Sponsored by Valparaiso University Veterans Services and Army/Air Force ROTC, the Veterans Day program includes patriotic music courtesy of...
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Valparaiso University Presents Lutheran Voices Lecture Series On Oct. 30–31
WHO: Valpo welcomes L. DeAne Lagerquist, the Harold H. Ditmanson Professor of Religion and chair of American studies at St. Olaf College. Trained as...
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Valpo FitLab To Host Ribbon Cutting On Oct. 25
WHO: The Valpo FitLab is a physical fitness assessment facility located in the Athletics-Recreation Center at Valparaiso University open to all...
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