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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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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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