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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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Valpo Announces “Journey To The Christian East” Speaker Series
Sept. 9, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University presents the inaugural year for its newest lecture series, Journey to the Christian...
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Valparaiso University Receives $1.5 Million Grant To Continue EPIC Scholarship Program
Valparaiso University Receives $1.5 Million Grant To Continue EPIC Scholarship Program
Sept. 7, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded Valpo a six-year, $1.5 million grant to fund the...
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Valpo Professor Selected As A KEEN Rising Star
Valpo Professor Selected As A KEEN Rising Star
Aug. 30, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Reva Johnson ’09, Ph.D., Dale E. Kempf Professor of Emerging Technology and associate professor of...
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Closing The Confucius Institute At Valparaiso University (CIVU)
President Padilla shared the following update with the Valparaiso University campus on Aug. 30, 2021. Dear Students, Faculty, Staff and Alumni: I...
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Valpo College Of Business Names New Director Of Graduate Programs
Aug. 25, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Deb Singer, MBA, has been named the director of graduate programs for Valparaiso University’s College of...
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Valpo Basketball Announces Nonconference Games
Aug. 11, 2021 — Valparaiso, Indiana — The Valparaiso University men’s basketball program and head coach Matt Lottich announced the bulk of the...
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Valparaiso University Unveils New Nickname
Valparaiso University Unveils New Nickname
Aug. 10, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University announced today that it has adopted Beacons as its new nickname. “Our new nickname...
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Valparaiso University Receives Grant To Introduce Interdisciplinary Math Curriculum
Aug. 3, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University will transform its foundational mathematics curriculum through a three-year grant...
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Valparaiso University Receives Five Grants To Promote NASA-Related Research
June 30, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has been awarded more than $100,000 from the Indiana Space Grant Consortium (INSGC),...
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Capstone In The Community
Capstone In The Community
Students in the College of Engineering put their education in action during their final year at Valpo. The senior design course connects engineering...
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Valparaiso University Graduate Placement Rate Exceeds 90% For 28 Consecutive Years
June 16, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – More than 90% of recent Valpo graduates have secured employment or enrolled in graduate school within nine...
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Valparaiso University Awarded Funding To Address COVID-19 Learning Losses
June 15, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University received a $479,995 Student Learning Recovery Grant from the Indiana Department of...
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Valparaiso University Appoints Endowed Professor Of Engineering
June 9, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Luke Venstrom ’07, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering, has been awarded the Paul H....
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Valpo Meteorology Professor Awarded Unidata Grant
June 8, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Kevin Goebbert, Ph.D., associate professor of meteorology at Valparaiso University, has received a grant...
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Valparaiso University Receives Renewed Funding For Tobacco Education And Prevention
June 7, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University received a $277,000 community-based partnership grant for 2021–2023 from the...
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Valparaiso University Sells Series 2021 Bonds
June 4, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University recently sold $17,355,000 in Indiana Finance Authority, Educational Facilities...
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Valparaiso University To Lift Face Covering Requirement In Fall For Vaccinated Students, Employees
May 19, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University announced it plans to lift its generally required mask or face covering use for fully...
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Valparaiso University Senior And Alumna Receive Fulbright Awards
May 12, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Two Fulbright grants have been extended to a Valparaiso University student and recent alumna. Through the...
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Valparaiso University Selects Next Provost And Executive Vice President For Academic Affairs
Valparaiso University Selects Next Provost And Executive Vice President For Academic Affairs
May 11, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has named Eric W. Johnson ’87, Ph.D., as the next provost and executive vice...
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Valparaiso University To Require COVID-19 Vaccinations For Fall 2021 Semester
April 27, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University will require all students, faculty, and staff to be fully vaccinated against...
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Valparaiso University Students Present At Annual Research Symposia
April 22, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valpo’s annual Symposium on Undergraduate Research and Creative Expression (SOURCE) and Graduate...
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Valpo Alumna Receives National Science Foundation Award, Two Alumni Named Honorable Mentions
April 21, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University alumna Sarah Griffin ’20 has been granted a National Science Foundation (NSF)...
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Valparaiso University Honors Professor For Excellence In Research And Creative Work
Valparaiso University Honors Professor For Excellence In Research And Creative Work
April 20, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Luke Venstrom ’07, Ph.D., associate professor of mechanical engineering and bioengineering in Valpo’s...
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Valpo Appoints Endowed Professor Of Management
April 15, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University announces that Matthew Luth, Ph.D., associate professor of management, has been...
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Valparaiso University Names Vice President For Enrollment, Marketing And Communications
Valparaiso University Names Vice President For Enrollment, Marketing And Communications
April 13, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University welcomes Brian O’Rourke, M.Ed., as the vice president for enrollment, marketing...
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Valpo Faculty Members Awarded Contract With Idaho National Laboratory
April 8, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Two Valparaiso University faculty members, Julie Peller, Ph.D., professor of chemistry, and Michael...
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Valpo Presents Virtual Jazz Fest On April 8
March 31, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University will host the virtual 2021 Jazz Fest livestream in two segments at 7:30 and 8:30...
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Benedictine Monk To Speak At Valparaiso University On Religious Manuscript Rescue
MEDIA ALERT March 30, 2021 Benedictine Monk to Speak at Valparaiso University on Religious Manuscript Rescue WHO: Father Columba Stewart of St....
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Valparaiso University Receives $5M Grant From Lilly Endowment To Fund Higher Education Collaboration
March 25, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has received a grant of $5 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. through the competitive...
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Valparaiso University Announces Associate Provost Of Graduate And Online Education
Valparaiso University Announces Associate Provost Of Graduate And Online Education
March 12, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University welcomes J. Michael “Mike” Tyler, Ph.D., as the associate provost of graduate...
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Four Valparaiso University Seniors, Alumni Named Fulbright Semifinalists
March 9, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – The Fulbright U.S. Student Program has announced its semifinalists for the 2021–2022 academic year, and...
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Valpo Recognized Among Most Transfer Friendly Schools In The Nation
March 3, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has been named to the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society Transfer Honor Roll for the...
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Following Your Faith
Following Your Faith
For graduates like Emily Smith ’19, the combination of academic and spiritual growth she enjoyed at Valparaiso University and the Chapel of the...
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Valparaiso University Announces Reimagined Communication And Visual Arts Department
Feb. 22, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University’s communication department and art department will merge into the Department of...
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Valparaiso University Honored As Military Friendly School
Feb. 18, 2021 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University is a 2021–2022 Military Friendly® School as announced by VIQTORY, a...
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Valpo Announces Vice President For Student Life
Feb. 15, 2021 – Valparaiso, Ind. – Valparaiso University has named Steven Janowiak, M.Ed., as the vice president for student life. Janowiak has...
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Four Valparaiso University Seniors Named Orr Fellows
Hannah Forton ’21, Lillia Pogue ’21, Maggie Schaller ’21 and Kaitlyn Steinhiser ’21 have been named to the prestigious Orr Fellowship,...
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VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY TO RETIRE 
CRUSADER MASCOT
Faith-based university says symbol not representative of its core values Interim President Colette Irwin-Knott of Valparaiso University (“Valpo”)...
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Valparaiso University Student Recognized By Lutheran College Washington Consortium
Maria Marzullo ’21 received the Dr. Christopher C. Joyner Memorial Award for Academic Excellence while studying with the Lutheran College...
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More Than A Number
More Than A Number
Cassandra McMorrow ’22 didn’t declare her major right away but knew at Valparaiso University, she would be prepared to succeed no matter what (or...
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A Guiding Light
A Guiding Light
“We’re all in this together.” How many times has this phrase been uttered during the past several months? Forced inside and driven to find new...
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Valparaiso University Receives Significant Support For LCMS Pastoral Ministry And Chapel Programs
Valparaiso University has received a significant gift commitment from Karl and Shirley Kreft to establish the Karl and Shirley Kreft Endowed Fund for...
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Two Valpo Faculty Members Receive University Research Professorship
George Potter, Ph.D., and Allannah Karas, Ph.D., will serve as University Research Professors at Valpo for the 2021–2022 academic year. The grants...
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Valpo First-Generation Student Receives “Realizing The Dream” Scholarship
Larissa Chavarria ’23 is the 2020–2021 recipient of the “Realizing the Dream” scholarship at Valparaiso University. The “Realizing the...
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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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