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Higher Learning Commission Reaffirms Accreditation Of Valparaiso University
Valpo’s institutional accreditation status now extends through 2027–2028, as the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has notified the University of...
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Valpo Seeks Public Comments In Preparation For Higher Learning Commission Visit
Valparaiso University is seeking public comments about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency....
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Brauer Museum Of Art Resumes Regular Hours
Nov. 15, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – The Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University has ended its two-year hiatus and reopened its doors to...
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Filling A Major Need In Northwest Indiana Health Care
Nov. 14, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – The College of Nursing and Health Professions at Valparaiso University is filling a major need in Northwest...
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Making A Difference In Criminal Justice
Social work students from Valparaiso University aren’t waiting for graduation to start changing the world around them. This September, the SOCW...
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Valparaiso University Awarded Indiana Department Of Education Grant
Oct. 12, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – The Valparaiso University education department has been awarded a two-year, $223,770 grant as part of the...
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Valparaiso University Giving Nontraditional Scholars An Opportunity For Education
Oct. 10, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University President José D. Padilla, J.D. reaffirmed the institution’s commitment to support...
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Understanding The Holocaust: Forgery, Survival, And The Fight To Remember
Kevin Ostoyich, Ph.D., professor of history and recipient of the Dixon W. and Herta E. Benz Fund for Faculty Support, has become well-known in...
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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...
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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...
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Adapting To New Challenges: One Valpo Alumnus’ Amazing Opportunity
Experts in marketing, sales, customer relations, content creation, and any profession related to business-to-business marketing converged in Boston...
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Christopher Center Library At Valparaiso University Receives Grant
Sept. 26, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – The Christopher Center Library at Valparaiso University has been named the recipient of an Advancing...
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Finding New Mascots — Meet Beacon And Blaze
Beacon and Blaze: Valpo’s New Mascots On Monday, Aug. 15, 2022, Valparaiso University announced its two new mascots: a golden retriever, named...
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Valparaiso University Obtains Grant For Advanced Equipment
Sept. 19, 2022  – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has received a $202,151 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to...
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Why Boredom Matters: Education, Leisure, And The Quest For A Meaningful Life
Kevin Gary, Ph.D., professor of education, has recently had his book “Why Boredom Matters: Education, Leisure, and the Quest for a Meaningful...
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Valparaiso University’s College Of Engineering Boosts Its Impact
Aug. 9, 2022– Valparaiso, Indiana – The Valparaiso University College of Engineering is beginning a three-pronged plan to enhance the College by...
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Valparaiso University Alumna Named Rangel Fellow
August 8, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University alumna Maia Moore ’18 has been awarded a Rangel Graduate Fellowship by the Foreign...
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Dushan Nikolovski Named Director Of Valparaiso University’s Innovation Hub
Dushan Nikolovski has been named the inaugural director of the Innovation Hub (IHub) at Valparaiso University. The IHub will provide not only...
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Major Mathematics Conference Hosted At Valparaiso University
Photo credit: Ashley Vernon June 21, 2022, was an unusual day at Four Fathers Brewing in Valparaiso. Not only had they unveiled a new IPA named after...
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Valparaiso University Esports Takes Home Championship Victory
June 21, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – In just its third full year as an official University program, the Valparaiso University esports Overwatch...
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Valparaiso University Opening Doors For Student Research
Valparaiso University’s College of Engineering is leading a multi-school initiative to revolutionize how students and professors connect to pursue...
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Valparaiso University Alumnus Selected For Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship
June 7, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University alumnus Jacob Williams ’17 has been selected for the Foreign Affairs Information...
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Two Valparaiso University Graduates Named Fulbright Finalists
May 23, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Two Valparaiso University alumni have an exciting opportunity to use their skills on an international level...
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Dr. Charles Small Named Valparaiso University Director Of Athletics
May 19, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – A dynamic rising star in collegiate athletics administration with a focus on the holistic student-athlete...
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Valparaiso University’s Robotic Football Team Takes Home Conference Championship
May 11, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – The Valparaiso University Robotic Football Team won the 2022 Collegiate Robotic Football Conference...
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Valparaiso University’s Design Expo Returns To Live Presentations This Saturday
April 27, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University’s College of Engineering will host the 2022 Engineering Design Expo this Saturday,...
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Valparaiso University And Ivy Tech Community College Partner To Benefit Region Students
April 20, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University (Valpo) and Ivy Tech Community College Statewide have entered into articulation...
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2022 Valparaiso University Awards For Excellence In Research And Creative Work
April 11, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Gretchen Buggeln, Ph.D., professor of humanities and art history, and Nola Schmidt ’83, Ph.D., RN, CNE,...
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Valparaiso University Students Help Seniors Combat Isolation And Depression
The COVID-19 pandemic has presented everyone with new dangers and challenges, but for one particularly vulnerable group in the community, those...
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Valparaiso University Dean Elected ASEE President 
March 23, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Doug Tougaw, Ph.D., P.E., dean of the Valparaiso University College of Engineering, has been elected...
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Valparaiso University Earns 2022–2023 Military Friendly® School Designation
March 16, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University is a 2022–2023 Military Friendly® School as announced by VIQTORY, a...
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New Research From Dean Of Valparaiso University’s College Of Business Highlights Challenge Of Maine Craft Breweries Growing Authentically
Craft beer is a fast-growing industry, particularly in Maine and New England. New research led by Valparaiso University’s Niclas Erhardt, Ph.D.,...
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Valparaiso University Grants STEM Faculty Research Fellowships
March 9, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Thanks to a generous gift by alumnus Mark Howell ’57, Ph.D., Valparaiso University has awarded two $5,000...
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Model UN Gives Future Leaders Opportunities To Excel
Valparaiso University’s Gregg Johnson, Ph.D., professor of political science and international relations, is giving students a chance to experience...
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Leading The Way In Reform
A national conversation related to how communities approach the challenges of law enforcement, and what solutions could benefit police departments...
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Valparaiso Regional Spring College Fair March 15
WHO: Representatives from public and private colleges and universities will be on hand to meet students and answer questions about academic programs,...
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Valparaiso University Appoints Dean To College Of Engineering
February 14, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University announces Doug Tougaw ’05 MBA, Ph.D., P.E., will be the next dean of the...
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Valparaiso University Student Engineer Leads The Way For Student Opportunities
Feb. 10, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Hannah Nelson ’23, a Valparaiso University electrical engineering student and IPC chapter president, has...
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Valparaiso University Athletic Director Announces Retirement
Feb. 8, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University Athletic Director Mark LaBarbera has notified University President José D. Padilla...
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NetVUE Grant Helps Valpo Look To The Future
Feb. 1, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has been awarded a two-year grant for its new initiative: “Valpo on the Brink:...
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Valparaiso University’s College Of Engineering Recognized For Diversity
Jan. 25, 2022 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University’s College of Engineering has been recognized as a national leader in program...
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Valparaiso University Selects New Vice President For Finance And Chief Financial Officer
Mark Volpatti, Ed.D., CPA. Dec. 20, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has named Mark Volpatti, Ed.D., CPA, as vice president for...
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Valparaiso University Announces Kapfer Research Award Recipient
Dec. 7, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University Associate Professor of English Sara R. Danger, Ph.D., has received the Philip and...
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Valparaiso University Students Lead The Way In Protecting Public Health
Dec. 6, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has won the number one spot in the small school category of the 2020 Alana Yakisch...
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Celebrate The Holidays With Valpo
Nov. 18, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University invites students, faculty, staff and friends from the local community to celebrate...
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Two Valpo Professors Receive University Research Professorships
Nov. 11, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Matthew Becker, Ph.D., and Stephanie Wong, Ph.D., will serve as University Research Professors at...
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Valparaiso University Hosts St. Baldrick’s On Nov. 7
WHO: The men of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity at Valparaiso University will host an event benefitting the St. Baldrick’s Foundation. As the largest...
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Valpo Administrator Advocates For Excellence In Fraternity And Sorority Life
Oct. 21, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Carolyn Whittier, Ph.D., assistant vice president for student life at Valparaiso University, recently...
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Valparaiso University Alumnus Becomes U.S. Attorney For Northern District Of Indiana
Oct. 20, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Clifford D. Johnson ’76, ’80 J.D. was sworn in as the United States attorney for the Northern District...
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Valparaiso University To Inaugurate José D. Padilla As President Saturday, Oct. 30
Oct. 20, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University will celebrate the inauguration of José D. Padilla, J.D., as its 19th president with...
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Innovation Hub At Valparaiso University Launches Micro-Workshop Series
Oct. 19, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – The Innovation Hub at McMillan Hall on Valpo’s campus is sponsoring a series of free micro-workshops for...
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Valparaiso University Names Assistant Vice President For Mission, Church And Ministry
Oct. 18, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – The Rev. Brian A.F. Beckstrom will join Valparaiso University as assistant vice president for mission,...
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Valparaiso University Receives $247K Grant To Support Suicide Prevention
Oct. 13, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has awarded a three-year, $247,273 grant to...
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Nursing Program At Valparaiso University Named One Of Nation’s Best By US News & World Report
Oct. 6, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – In its first-ever listing of the top undergraduate nursing programs in the United States, US News &...
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Valpo Awarded State Grant To Support Students Transitioning To College
Oct. 5, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has received funding from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE) to...
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Valpo Alumna Establishes Scholarship To Honor Former Nursing Faculty
Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 — Valparaiso, Indiana — Leslie Ann Hull ’77 Svoboda, M.D., has established the Elise Sprecher and Suzanne Whitehead...
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Valparaiso University CFO Named Board Chair For National Association Of College And University Business Officers
Sept. 30, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Susan D. Scroggins, CPA, ’04 MBA, senior vice president for finance at Valparaiso University, is the...
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Valparaiso University Ranked Among Best National Universities By U.S. News & World Report
Sept. 17, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Continuing an accomplished legacy spanning three decades, Valpo has once again been recognized by U.S....
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Valpo Endowed Chair To Discuss New Book On Interreligious Dialogues
Sept. 15, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Thomas Albert (Tal) Howard, Ph.D., professor of humanities and Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in...
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Valpo Awarded National Science Foundation Grant To Conduct Astronomical Research
Sept. 14, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to conduct research...
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