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Valpo Faculty Members Receive University Research Professor Grants
Haiying He, Ph.D., and Luke Venstrom, ’07, Ph.D., will serve as University Research Professors at Valparaiso University for the 2019–2020...
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Valpo College Of Business Dean Named To Accrediting Body’s Review Committee
Valpo College Of Business Dean Named To Accrediting Body’s Review Committee
James D. Brodzinski, Ph.D., dean of the College of Business at Valparaiso University, has been selected for a three-year term on the AACSB Continuous...
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Valpo Professor Receives Prestigious Award From French Government
Valpo Professor Receives Prestigious Award From French Government
Randa J. Duvick, Ph.D., professor of foreign languages and literatures, has been named Officer in the Order of French Academic Palms. This award,...
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National Science Foundation Awards TRIPODS+X Grant To Valpo Researchers To Advance Data Science Education
Two Valparaiso University professors are partnering with colleagues from Brown University and Smith College to advance the field of data science...
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Star Light, Star Bright: Careers And Stars Don’t End — They Slowly Transition To Something Just As Bright
Star Light, Star Bright: Careers And Stars Don’t End — They Slowly Transition To Something Just As Bright
When a star is born They possess a gift or two One of them is this They have the power to make a wish come true Bruce Hrivnak, Ph.D., professor of...
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Lilly Fellows Program At Valpo Welcomes Teaching-Scholars
The Valparaiso University-based Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts welcomes three fellows to the program and University faculty —...
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Creating Possibility: EPIC Scholarship Fuels Valpo Experience
Creating Possibility: EPIC Scholarship Fuels Valpo Experience
As Anna Bockman ’21 enters her second year of college, she has already engaged in critical research at Valparaiso University, playing a role in the...
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Valparaiso University Academic Year Concludes With Commencement Ceremonies May 19–20
More than 900 undergraduate, graduate and law students participated in Valparaiso University’s May 2018 commencement ceremonies, capping an...
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Valpo Professor Honored For Excellence In Research And Creative Work And Designated A Fulbright Specialist
David L. Rowland, Ph.D., who has been a member of the Valparaiso University psychology department for more than 35 years, received the 2018...
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Valpo Professors Honored For Excellence In Teaching
Valpo’s Committee to Enhance Learning and Teaching has selected Colleen Seguin and Sami Khorbotly as the 2018–2019 Valparaiso University...
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Valpo Librarian Selected As Library Senior Fellow At UCLA
Patricia Mileham, interim dean of library services, director of research services and associate professor of library services, has been selected to...
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Honors College Hosts Interfaith “Idea Of Tradition” Conference April 20
Valpo will host a conference on Friday, April 20, to mark the 50th anniversary of Christ College, the humanities-based honors college of Valparaiso...
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Valparaiso University Appoints John R. Eckrich Chair In Religion And The Healing Arts
Valparaiso University announces that Susan R. Holman ’79, Ph.D., ’16H, will join its faculty as the John R. Eckrich Professor and Chair in...
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Valparaiso University Appoints Dean To Christ College — The Honors College
Valparaiso University announces Susan VanZanten, Ph.D., will join the Valpo faculty as dean of Christ College — The Honors College, effective July...
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Unveiling History
Kevin Ostoyich, Ph.D., department chair and associate professor of history, has spent the past six years researching the history of the Shanghai...
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Promoting Equality: Valpo Faculty Receive Martin Luther King Jr. Award
Promoting Equality: Valpo Faculty Receive Martin Luther King Jr. Award
Since 1995, Valparaiso University has presented its Martin Luther King Jr. Award to individuals and groups within the Valpo community who have made...
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Valpo Faculty Members Awarded Wheat Ridge Ministries–O.P. Kretzmann Research Fund Grants
Matthew Becker, Ph.D., professor of theology, and Alex Capaldi, Ph.D., associate professor of mathematics and statistics, are recipients of...
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A Journey Home: Professor Reva Johnson ’09 Spurs Student Research In Bioengineering Field
A Journey Home: Professor Reva Johnson ’09 Spurs Student Research In Bioengineering Field
In fall 2017, Reva Johnson ’09, Ph.D., assistant professor of mechanical engineering and bioengineering, began her third year with the College of...
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Valparaiso University Receives $1.1 Million For College Of Engineering Faculty
Valparaiso University has received more than $1.1 million from the estate of Dale F. Kempf ’62, a longtime faculty member in engineering and...
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Valparaiso University Announces Kapfer Research Award Recipient
Valparaiso University Professor Allison Schuette ’93, MFA, associate professor of English, has received the Philip and Miriam Kapfer Endowed...
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Valpo Faculty Members Receive University Research Professor Grants
Valpo Faculty Members Receive University Research Professor Grants
Slavica Jakelic, Ph.D., and Shirvel Stanislaus, Ph.D., will serve as University Research Professors at Valpo for the 2018–2019 academic year. The...
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“Remembering The Reformation” Talk Held At Valparaiso University
WHO: Tal Howard, Ph.D., Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in Christian Ethics, will give a talk titled “Remembering the...
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Lilly Fellows Program At Valpo Welcomes Two Teaching-Scholars
The Valparaiso University-based Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts welcomes two fellows to the program and University faculty, Ashleigh...
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Interdisciplinary Collaboration: Distinguished Faculty Spur Innovation
At Valpo, academic disciplines are blended together across campus, facilitating new pursuits and discoveries. Elizabeth Wuerffel ’00, MFA,...
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Valparaiso University Appoints Emil And Elfriede Jochum Professor And Chair
Valparaiso University Appoints Emil And Elfriede Jochum Professor And Chair
Valparaiso University announces that Nicholas E. Denysenko, Ph.D., will join its faculty as the Jochum Professor and Chair, effective Jan. 3,...
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Dean Of Valpo’s Honors College Named St. John’s College President
Dean Of Valpo’s Honors College Named St. John’s College President
Valparaiso University announces that Panayiotis (Peter) Kanelos, Ph.D., who serves as dean of Christ College — The Honors College, will step down...
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Valpo Professors Honored For Excellence In Teaching
Valpo’s Committee to Enhance Learning and Teaching has selected Jennifer Bjornstad, Danielle Lavin-Loucks and Kevin Ostoyich as the 2017–2018...
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Valpo Professor Honored For Excellence In Research And Creative Work
Valpo Professor Honored For Excellence In Research And Creative Work
Theresa Kessler, Ph.D., RN, ACNS-BC, CNE, who has been a member of the faculty at Valparaiso University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions...
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Accomplished Faculty: College Of Business Professor Sparks Interest In Crucial Field
A devoted teacher and cutting-edge researcher, Sanjay Kumar, Ph.D., associate professor of information and decision science, joined the College of...
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Alumni Return To College Of Engineering As Faculty
Valpo faculty are more than teachers — they are mentors, motivators, role models, leaders, practitioners, and people of faith whose work advances...
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Valpo Honors Faculty With Martin Luther King Jr. Award
Since 1995, Valparaiso University has presented its Martin Luther King Jr. Award to individuals and groups within the Valpo community who have made...
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Valparaiso University Appoints Dean To College Of Nursing And Health Professions
Valparaiso University Appoints Dean To College Of Nursing And Health Professions
Valparaiso University announces Karen Allen, RN, Ph.D., FAAN, will join its faculty as dean of the College of Nursing and Health Professions,...
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Valpo Faculty Members Receive University Research Professor Grants
Valpo Faculty Members Receive University Research Professor Grants
Daniel Saros, Ph.D., and Julien Smith, Ph.D., will serve as University Research Professors at Valpo for the 2017–2018 academic year. The grants...
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Valparaiso University Appoints Phyllis And Richard Duesenberg Chair In Christian Ethics
Valparaiso University Appoints Phyllis And Richard Duesenberg Chair In Christian Ethics
Valparaiso University has named Thomas Albert (Tal) Howard, Ph.D., as the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in Christian Ethics. Professor Howard...
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Valpo Professors Honored For Excellence In Teaching
Valpo’s Committee to Enhance Learning and Teaching has selected Zuhdi Aljobeh, Sandra Bleza, and George Pati as the 2016–2017 Valparaiso...
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German Baroque Orchestra Joins Valpo Student, Faculty Performers For Limited-Engagement Midwest Tour
The Bach Institute presents Johann Sebastian Bach’s “St. John Passion,” performed by the Valparaiso University Chorale and Bach Choir, with a...
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Valparaiso University Announces University Research Professor Grants
Valparaiso University faculty members Robert Elder and Carlos Miguel-Pueyo have received University Research Professor grants to continue their...
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Valparaiso University Announces 2016-2017 Kapfer Research Award Recipient
Valparaiso University Announces 2016-2017 Kapfer Research Award Recipient
Valparaiso University Professor Amanda Zelechoski has received the 2016-2017 Philip and Miriam Kapfer Endowed Research Award to continue work on...
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Valpo Professor Participates In National Interfaith Seminar
Valparaiso University professor Slavica Jakelic was among 25 educators chosen to participate in a national session to broaden students’...
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Valpo Professor Named President Of Vernacular Architecture Forum
Gretchen Buggeln, Ph.D., Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Chair in Christianity and the Arts, has been elected president of the Vernacular Architecture...
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A Dream Job: Daniel Blood ’10 Expands Valpo’s Mission Through Engineers Without Borders
By the time he reached his teens, Daniel Blood ’10, Ph.D., had an intimate understanding of the value of American goodwill in the poorest parts of...
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Valparaiso University Contributes To NAC&U Publication Aiming To Increase Student Learning By Restructuring Faculty Workloads, Assessments
Teagle-funded project examines holistic departments; updated faculty evaluation process Faculty from Valparaiso University contributed to...
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Global Ambition: Professor Liu Brings Professional Experience And International Perspective To College Of Business.
Global Ambition: Professor Liu Brings Professional Experience And International Perspective To College Of Business.
As a high school student in south central China, Jiangxia (Renee) Liu, Ph.D., anticipated the opportunity to continue her education in the United...
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Valpo Theology Professor Honored At Princeton University Conference
Valparaiso University Professor Gilbert Meilaender, Ph.D., senior research professor of theology, was invited to Princeton University to present the...
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Valparaiso University Honors Educators For Excellence In Teaching
Valparaiso University Honors Educators For Excellence In Teaching
The Committee to Enhance Learning and Teaching at Valparaiso University has selected Robert Clark, Ph.D., assistant professor of chemistry, and...
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Valpo Professor Named President Of American Society Of Church History
The American Society of Church History has elected Ronald K. Rittgers, Ph.D., Erich Markel Chair in German Reformation Studies and professor of...
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Valparaiso University Announces 2015–2016 Research Professors
Valparaiso University has named Heath Carter and Jan Westrick the 2015–2016 University Research Professors. The program recognizes and encourages...
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Valpo Announces Emerging Teacher Award Recipient
Valparaiso University has honored Amanda Zelechoski, Ph.D., as the inaugural recipient of its Arts and Sciences Emerging Teacher Award, which...
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Valparaiso University Announces Former Concordia University Texas President As Distinguished Professor Of Leadership
Valparaiso University welcomes Thomas Cedel, Ph.D., as the Distinguished Visiting Professor of Leadership. In this role, Cedel will be affiliated...
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Valpo Engineering Professor Receives Prestigious National Award
For computer and electrical engineering department chair and professor, Jeff Will, Ph.D., his dedication to being a mentor and teacher is now being...
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Valparaiso University 2014 Alumni Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Grants
Valparaiso University 2014 Alumni Awarded Prestigious Fulbright Grants
Two 2014 Valparaiso University graduates join an accomplished group of Fulbright grant recipients, bringing the total to 30 Valpo grantees in the...
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Valparaiso University Honors Educators For Excellence In Teaching
Valparaiso University Honors Educators For Excellence In Teaching
The Committee to Enhance Learning and Teaching at Valparaiso University has selected Professor Jan Westrick, Assistant Professor Stacy Maugans,...
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Valparaiso University Appoints Special Assistant To The Provost For Inclusion
Valparaiso University Appoints Special Assistant To The Provost For  Inclusion
Valparaiso University has named Professor Phillip Powell, Ed.D., as Special Assistant to the Provost for Inclusion, effective June 1, 2014. Powell...
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Studying Shanghai: Grant To Study In China Benefits Students And Faculty
Studying Shanghai: Grant To Study In China Benefits Students And Faculty
Professor of History Kevin Ostoyich was preparing to spend a year as Valparaiso University’s Study Abroad director in Hangzhou, China, when he made...
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Valparaiso University Mathematics Professor Receives Distinguished Teaching Award
Lara Pudwell has been named a 2014 winner of the Henry L. Alder Award for Distinguished Teaching by a Beginning College or University Mathematics...
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Christ College Dean Peter Kanelos
With one semester on campus complete, Peter Kanelos, Ph.D., dean of Christ College — The Honors College, admits he couldn’t have dreamed of a...
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Engaged Mentors: Faculty Guidance Pushes Student To Succeed
Engaged Mentors: Faculty Guidance Pushes Student To Succeed
Lauren Stutler dreams of traveling the world as a business management consultant. And although her plans have changed during her time at Valpo, she...
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Valparaiso University Engineering Professor Robert Palumbo Honored As 2013 Indiana Professor Of The Year
Valparaiso University Engineering Professor Robert Palumbo Honored As 2013 Indiana Professor Of The Year
Prestigious Recognition Awarded for Excellence in Undergraduate Education Regarded as an expert on solar energy research, Robert Palumbo ’80,...
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Institute Of Liturgical Studies At Valparaiso University Names New Associate Director
The Institute of Liturgical Studies at Valparaiso University has named Fred Niedner, professor of theology, as its associate director. In this role,...
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Valparaiso University Professorship Fosters Excellence, Innovation In Engineering
Valparaiso University has named Mark M. Budnik to the Paul and Cleo Brandt Professorship, which promotes teaching excellence in the...
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Professor, Biology Club Restore Region’s Rivers
Professor, Biology Club Restore Region’s Rivers
Allison Meyer found a muddy shoe. Another student found a garden trowel. Valparaiso University’s biology club members made several unlikely...
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Valparaiso University Announces Lutheran World Relief CEO To Join Faculty
Valparaiso University announces that the Rev. John Arthur Nunes, who served as keynote speaker at the University’s May 19 commencement...
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Valpo Engineering Faculty Honored By American Society Of Engineering Education Sectional Conference
Valparaiso University professors Jeff Will, Doug Tougaw, and Carmine Polito were honored at the American Society of Engineering Education...
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Valpo Professors Mark Budnik, Lissa Yogan, Kevin Jantzi Win Annual Excellence In Teaching Awards
Valparaiso University’s Committee to Enhance Learning and Teaching has selected Mark Budnik, Kevin Jantzi and Lissa Yogan as recipients of the...
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Commemorating Civil Rights: Students Reflect On Social Justice
Commemorating Civil Rights: Students Reflect On Social Justice
Nearly 30 Valparaiso University students, faculty, and staff seized the opportunity to travel to Selma, Ala., during spring break to learn more about...
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Wuerffel, Schuette Foster Conversation With Welcome Project
Wuerffel, Schuette Foster Conversation With Welcome Project
Ask Liz Wuerffel and Allison Schuette to summarize the Welcome Project  in a brief statement, and they’ll do it in one sentence: How do we live...
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Schuette, Wuerffel, Singh Named MLK Award Recipients
Schuette, Wuerffel, Singh Named MLK Award Recipients
Allison Schuette, Liz Wuerffel, and Moninder “Holly” Singh have been selected as the 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Award recipients. The three were...
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Valparaiso University’s College Of Engineering Receives Prestigious Award
Valparaiso University’s College Of Engineering Receives Prestigious Award
The College of Engineering at Valparaiso University has been recognized by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying for the...
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Valparaiso University Welcomes Two Lilly Fellows To Campus
George David Clark and Anna Stewart have been named Lilly Fellows in Humanities and the Arts and have begun their two-year terms on the Valparaiso...
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Music Professor Receives Prestigious Caterpillar Award
Linda Ferguson, professor of music, was recently announced as the winner of the 2012-2013 Caterpillar Award for Excellence in Teaching. This yearly...
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Brauer Exhibitions To Highlight Art By Students, Faculty
Works by Valparaiso University faculty and students will be on display during separate exhibits at the Brauer Museum of Art beginning March 28. The...
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Baepler Professorship Offers Opportunities For Interdisciplinary Growth
Timothy Tomasik, associate professor of foreign languages and literatures, has been named to the Richard P. Baepler Distinguished Professorship in...
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Professor Receives National Endowment For The Humanities Grant
Gretchen Buggeln, associate professor of art history and humanities at Valparaiso University, recently received a prestigious National Endowment for...
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Faculty Grants To Benefit Students’ Academic Experiences
A number of grants awarded to faculty at Valparaiso University will be used to conduct innovative research, enhance educational opportunities for...
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Valpo MBA Graduate, Engineering Professors Honored For Innovation
A recent graduate of Valparaiso University’s Master of Business Administration program and a team of College of Engineering faculty were...
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Valpo Professor Named Indiana World Language Teacher Of The Year
Sarah DeMaris, professor of German at Valparaiso University, was named Indiana World Language Teacher of the Year at the 2011 Indiana Foreign...
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Astronomy Program Receives $212,000 For Star Research
Undergraduate astronomy students at Valparaiso University will engage in research that will further astronomers’ understanding of the life and...
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From A Blueprint To The Blue Sky
When Valparaiso University art professor Liz Wuerffel saw a magazine article last year about an aerial photo device made with a kite, an idea was...
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Professor Receives Japan Foundation Research Fellowship
Jennifer Prough, Christ College assistant professor of humanities and East Asian studies, is the recipient of a Japan Foundation Research Fellowship...
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Engineering Professor Honored For Teaching
Scott Duncan, assistant professor of mechanical engineering in Valparaiso University’s College of Engineering (valpo.edu/engineering) is the...
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Alumni And Faculty Perform With Concert Band At National Convention
“Windiana: Professional Concert Band of Northwest Indiana” performed for the national convention of the Association of Concert Bands on...
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Lilly Fellows To Join Faculty
Three teacher-scholars have been named Lilly Fellows in Humanities and the Arts and will begin two-year terms on the Valparaiso University faculty in...
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Buinicki Awarded Prestigious Friedrich Professorship
Martin Buinicki, associate professor of English at Valparaiso University, has been named the new Walter G. Friedrich Professor of American...
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Former Professor Receives Andrew Schulze Award At MLK Day Celebration
A former executive director of the Lutheran Human Relations Association of America and longtime civil rights activist received the esteemed Andrew...
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Professor Wins Prize Honoring Work In Christian Vocation
A Valparaiso University music professor has won the 2010 Arlin G. Meyer Prize in Music Performance, presented by the Lilly Fellows Program in...
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Prominent Community Builder To Speak At Commencement Dec. 12
A prominent advocate and scholar of community building efforts throughout the world will present the commencement address at Valparaiso...
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