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Valparaiso University Alumna Honored By Tau Beta Pi
Valparaiso University Alumna Honored By Tau Beta Pi
Recent Valpo graduate Krista Stribling ’18 has been named a 2018 Laureate of the Tau Beta Pi Association, one of just two students across the...
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Valparaiso University Students Receive Local, National Fellowships
The Institute for Leadership and Service at Valparaiso University has selected 17 Valpo students and recent alumni for Calling and Purpose in Society...
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Family Legacy: Olivia Janke ’20 Blazes Her Own Path
Family Legacy: Olivia Janke ’20 Blazes Her Own Path
Comfort. Opportunity. Growth. These are a few of Olivia’s words for Valpo. A second-generation Valpo student, Olivia was more than a little...
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Institute For Leadership And Service Announces Spring 2018 Speaker Series
Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and Service announces its spring 2018 Pathways to Purpose speaker series, featuring speakers and...
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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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A Solid Foundation: Valpo Alumna Primed To Build A World Of Difference
Travel the world one day and build it the next. The architecture across Europe inspired Rebecca Otte ’95 to work to preserve historic structures in...
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Washington Monthly Honors Valparaiso University For Contribution To Public Good
Valparaiso University is a top 10 master’s university in the nation, as announced today in Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings. The...
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Valpo Institute For Leadership And Service Announces Fall 2017 Speaker Series
Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and Service announces its fall 2017 Pathways to Purpose speaker series, featuring speakers and...
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A Path Of Discovery: Moved To Serve, Lead, And Explore
Being too far from home, becoming lost in the crowd, or standing out for not belonging. These are just a few of the many concerns Arielle Thomas...
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Valparaiso University Students Named Kemper Scholars
Alina Virnelson ’20 and Mark Young ’20 have been selected from a group of national finalists to become two of the 16 students in this year’s...
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Valparaiso University Students Receive Local, National Fellowships
The Institute for Leadership and Service at Valparaiso University has selected 20 Valpo current and graduating students for Calling and Purpose in...
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Valpo’s Institute For Leadership And Service Hosts Bridge/Work Conference
Democracy in Transition? Neighbor, Nation and the Politics of Now WHAT: The Institute for Leadership and Service’s spring conference will focus on...
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Opportunity Abounds In Civil Engineering
Since her arrival on campus, Rebecca Valliere ’18 has fully immersed herself in the College of Engineering. She has thrived in the small,...
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Valpo Hosts Annual Soup Bowls For The Hungry Fundraiser
WHO: Valpo art students and faculty will auction creative, handmade ceramic bowls, drawings and prints in this annual community event. All proceeds...
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Lead And Serve: Valpo Students Thrive In Support Of Global Community
Lead And Serve: Valpo Students Thrive In Support Of Global Community
Drink. Bathe. Clean. Cook. These may be things you do daily, but for nearly one billion people across the world who lack access to clean water, these...
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Polar Plunge At Valpo Held On Feb. 25
WHO:  Valparaiso University and the Special Olympics of Indiana come together for the 2017 Polar Plunge, an event raising awareness and funds to...
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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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Institute For Leadership And Service At Valpo Announces Spring 2017 Speaker Series
Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and Service announces its spring 2017 Pathways to Purpose speaker series, featuring speakers and...
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Valparaiso University Receives Presidential Recognition For Exemplary Community Service
Valparaiso University is on the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction for the third consecutive year, along...
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Valpo Mortar Board Chapter Receives National Recognition
The Gown and Gavel chapter of Mortar Board at Valparaiso University received national recognition at the Mortar Board National College Senior Honor...
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Valpo Institute For Leadership And Service Announces Fall 2016 Speaker Series
Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and Service announces its fall 2016 Pathways to Purpose speaker series featuring speakers and...
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Washington Monthly Recognizes Valparaiso University For Value, Contribution To Public Good
Washington Monthly Recognizes Valparaiso University For Value, Contribution To Public Good
Valparaiso University is the No. 4 master’s university in the nation, as announced today in Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings....
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Discovering Purpose Through Leadership, Musicianship, And Scholarship
Discovering Purpose Through Leadership, Musicianship, And Scholarship
At Valpo, Emily Robinson ’17 has blossomed in countless ways — as a leader, collaborator, scholar, educator, musician, and motivator. Even though...
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Valparaiso University Students Named Kemper Scholars
Claire Marie Ehr ’19 and Daniel P. Sukowicz ’19 have been selected from a group of national finalists to become two of 16 in this year’s...
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Leadership, Community, And Faith
Service. Leadership. Vocation. For Caleb Rollins ’15, these words defined his experience at Valpo and created his path to philanthropic work as...
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Valparaiso University Senior Receives Service Engagement Award
Indiana Campus Compact honored Cogan Blackmon ’16, of Anderson, Ind., with the Richard J. Wood Student Community Commitment Award for his...
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Valparaiso University Sophomore Named 2016 Newman Civic Fellow
Campus Compact honored Angelys Torres ’18 as a 2016 Newman Civic Fellow for outstanding civic engagement — offering a crucial voice and...
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Making Miracles: Fourth Annual Dance Marathon Strives To Change Lives
Making Miracles: Fourth Annual Dance Marathon Strives To Change Lives
Their mission is simple: to dance for those who can’t. For the fourth year in a row, Valpo Dance Marathon continues to evolve and become a fixture...
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Institute For Leadership And Services Hosts Second Annual Bridge/Work Conference
This Saturday, April 2, Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and Service will hold its second annual Bridge/Work Conference. Titled...
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Valpo’s Annual Soup Bowls For The Hungry Fundraiser Is April 1
WHO/WHAT: Valparaiso University’s art department will auction off original artwork at their sixth annual Soup Bowls for the Hungry silent auction....
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Valpo Students Discover New Places, Build Friendships, And Give Back To Local And Global Communities During Spring Break
For many years, a passion for service has poured out of the Valparaiso University community as groups of Valpo students step away from their...
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Institute For Leadership And Service At Valpo Offers Lecture On Community Engagement Outside The Nonprofit Sector
WHAT: Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and Service presents the Pathways to Purpose Speaker Series, which invites students to hear...
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Defining Experiences: Leandro Jaime ’16 Uncovers “The Power Of &” At Valpo
Defining Experiences: Leandro Jaime ’16 Uncovers “The Power Of &” At Valpo
First-generation student and fearless leader; a head for business and a heart for community; fraternity brother and focused communicator; mentee and...
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Polar Plunge At Valpo Held On Feb. 20
WHO:  Valparaiso University and the Special Olympics of Indiana come together for the 2016 Polar Plunge, an event raising awareness and funds to...
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Man On A Mission: Bryan Manalo ’11 Uses Valpo Education To Improve Health Of Children Around The World.
Man On A Mission: Bryan Manalo ’11 Uses Valpo Education To Improve Health Of Children Around The World.
Garbage and rubble still line the streets, remnants of a catastrophic earthquake that occurred more than five years ago, signs there is still much...
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Valpo Institute For Leadership And Service Announces Spring 2016 Speaker Series
Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and service announces its Spring 2016 Pathways to Purpose speaker series featuring speakers and...
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Institute For Leadership And Service At Valpo Presents Social Change Lecture
WHAT: Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and Service presents the Pathways to Purpose Speaker Series, which invites students to hear...
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Valpo Alumni Commit $3 Million To Establish Endowed Director Position For Institute For Leadership And Service
Valparaiso University alumni Peter ’65, ’70 M.A. and Bonnie Thalacker ’70 Raquet have generously committed $3 million to establish the Endowed...
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Altruism Through Umpiring: Reid Lester ’02 Combines Passion For Sports With Sense Of Service To Improve The Lives Of United States Veterans.
Sitting at his desk inside the office of a major financial institution, Reid Lester ’02 shifts his gaze toward the television. His beloved team –...
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Valparaiso University Named Best In Nation For Contribution To Public Good
Valparaiso University Named Best In Nation For Contribution To Public Good
Valparaiso University is the No. 1 master’s university, as announced today in Washington Monthly’s annual college rankings. According to the...
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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 Announces Selection Of 2015 CAPS Fellows
The Institute for Leadership and Service at Valparaiso University has named 20 Valpo students and recent graduates CAPS Fellows for summer...
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Valpo Student Named Kemper Scholar
Tiffany Luehrs ’18 has been selected from a group of finalists for the incoming class of the prestigious Kemper Scholars Program. The program has...
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Calling And Purpose: Grace Leuck ’15 Leads Through Service
Calling And Purpose: Grace Leuck ’15 Leads Through Service
During her time at Valpo, Grace Leuck ’15 has capitalized on every opportunity to hone her leadership skills while contributing to the greater...
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Valpo’s Annual Soup Bowls For The Hungry Fundraiser Is March 27
WHO/WHAT: Valparaiso University students and faculty will display original artwork in the fifth annual Soup Bowls for the Hungry silent auction. In...
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Polar Plunge At Valpo Benefits Special Olympics Of Indiana
WHO: Valparaiso University and the Special Olympics of Indiana come together for the 2015 Polar Plunge, an event raising awareness and funds to...
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Valparaiso University Receives Presidential Recognition For Exemplary Community Service
Valparaiso University has again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction, joining a group of...
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Valparaiso University Moves To Third In The Nation For Contribution To Public Good
Washington Monthly has named Valparaiso University the No. 3 master’s university in the country in this prestigious ranking. According to the...
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White House Correspondence
White House Correspondence
Thousands have had their photo taken in front of the White House, countless visitors have toured the White House, but few can say they have spent...
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Valparaiso University Students Honored As Kemper Scholars
Christ College freshmen Victoria Bruick and Eric Smith have been selected from a group of finalists for the incoming class of the prestigious Kemper...
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A Lasting Legacy
A Lasting Legacy
Standing on the lush green lawn of the Taj Mahal, Health Care Leadership major Antwon Gates ’15 was overcome with gratitude. The trip to India,...
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St. Baldrick’s Foundation
On April 12, from 1- 3 p.m. in the Athletics-Recreation Center, several key Valparaiso University community members, including President Heckler,...
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Cultural Ambassador
With 200 trees planted, $5,000 raised, and three cleanup activities executed, Taiz, Yemen, is flourishing with a greener landscape, increased funds...
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Valparaiso University Hosts Annual Soup Bowls For The Hungry March 28
WHO/WHAT: Valparaiso University students and faculty will display original artwork in the fourth annual Soup Bowls for the Hungry silent auction. In...
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Transforming Lives: Second Annual Dance Marathon Raises $24,000
Transforming Lives: Second Annual Dance Marathon Raises $24,000
For most high school and college students, spring break is a time to have fun, relax, and maybe do some traveling. For Valpo freshman Marko Labovic,...
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Valparaiso University Hosts Entrepreneur Mike Del Ponte
WHO: Valparaiso University welcomes entrepreneur Mike Del Ponte, CEO of Soma, a manufacturer of innovative water filters and glass...
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Valparaiso University Hosts Polar Plunge Feb. 15
WHO: Valparaiso University and the Special Olympics of Indiana are coming together to raise support and funds to sponsor athletes throughout the...
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Soup Bowls For The Hungry Auction Fundraiser
The Soup Bowls for the Hungry Auction Fundraiser will be held on Friday, March 28, from 4 – 6 p.m. in the Art and Psychology Building, Studio...
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Polar Plunge
Hundreds of Hoosiers will help support sports training and athletic competition for more than 11,000 Special Olympics Indiana athletes by jumping in...
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Valparaiso University Dance Marathon
The second annual Valparaiso University Dance Marathon will be Saturday, Feb. 1, from 2-10 p.m., in the Hilltop Gym. The Valparaiso University Dance...
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The Dynamics Of Giving: Students Make Difficult Philanthropic Decisions In Buinicki’s Literature Course
Martin Buinicki’s voice cracks with emotion as he recalls the impassioned dialogue among students in his Traditions of Giving and Serving in...
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Making A Joyful Noise: Valpo Music Education Students Give Back To A Local Preschool
Tuesday mornings at Hilltop Neighborhood House are always a cacophony of excited rhythms as preschool students shake maracas, bang on cymbals, and...
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An Education Without Borders: Engineering With A Global Perspective
An Education Without Borders: Engineering With A Global Perspective
Andrew Schrader was in seventh grade when he decided to pursue a career in humanitarian engineering. “I went on a mission trip to Mexico to help...
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Institute For Leadership And Service At Valparaiso University Welcomes Philanthropist, Entrepreneur Andrew Nunemaker To Campus
CEO of Dynamis Software to Kick Off New Speakers Series on Oct. 17 Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and Service will launch its...
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Andrew Nunemaker: Leadership And Service In Action
Andrew Nunemaker ’91 will speak at the inaugural event of the Institute for Leadership and Service’s new speakers series on Thursday, Oct....
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Pancake Breakfast
Pancake Breakfast
Join University leaders as they are featured as the “flippers” in the second annual Pancake Breakfast. The event will be held on...
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Dancing With A Purpose: Fraternities And Sororities Join In Service
As Aaron Willis danced with his fraternity brothers late into the night at Valparaiso University’s first annual Dance Marathon, he did so knowing...
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Valparaiso University Ranked Fourth In Nation For Contribution To Public Good
Valparaiso University has been named the No. 4 top master’s university in the nation by the Washington Monthly magazine. The publication annually...
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Lutheran Deaconess Association Celebrates 70-year Partnership With Valpo
Lutheran Deaconess Association Celebrates 70-year Partnership With Valpo
Louise Williams ’67 shakes her head and laughs now when she thinks about it. She wasn’t even 30 years old but had been given the reins of a...
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Valparaiso University Receives Presidential Recognition For Community Service
Valparaiso University has once again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, joining a group of select...
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Valpo Experience Helps To Shape King
As a double major, a leader at the Chapel of the Resurrection, and a member of numerous clubs and activities such as the Torch and VUTV, Nate...
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Valpo Sophomore Receives Newman Civic Fellowship
Valpo Sophomore Receives Newman Civic Fellowship
Valparaiso University sophomore Caleb Rollins, of Bloomington, Minn., has been named a 2013 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact for demonstrating...
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Color 4 A Cause: 5K Of Color Explosion
Color 4 A Cause: 5K Of Color Explosion
Come support SALT’s World Relief Campaign, The YAWA Project, by participating in Color 4 a Cause: 5K of Color Explosion. Wear white and get...
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Rebuilding Lives In Haiti: Valpo Alumnus Helps In Earthquake Recovery
Rebuilding Lives In Haiti: Valpo Alumnus Helps In Earthquake Recovery
Micah Shields ’11 came to Valparaiso University with a desire to help others, inspiring his decision to study psychology as an undergraduate...
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Heckler Vs. Schwehn Water Games Olympiad
Every year, President Mark Heckler and Provost Mark Schwehn help support the World Relief Campaign with a friendly competition. This year they will...
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St. Baldrick’s Event
St. Baldrick’s Event
For the third straight year, Valparaiso University and Valpo Men’s Soccer are sponsoring a St. Baldrick’s event on campus. Last year the...
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Valparaiso University Law School Students Help Raise Funds For Local Charity
Valparaiso University Law School’s Business Law Society and Sports and Entertainment Law Association will host the third annual Catwalk for the...
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Students To Travel The World To Help Others In Need
Students To Travel The World To Help Others In Need
Many Valparaiso University students could easily spend their entire two-week spring break on a sunny Florida beach, skiing in the Rockies, or...
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Soup Bowls For The Hungry
The Valparaiso University Art Department has created unique bowls to be auctioned to the Valparaiso University community.  The money collected will...
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A Common Calling: Valpo Grads Working As Doctors To Provide Care To Same Underserved Area
A Common Calling: Valpo Grads Working As Doctors To Provide Care To Same Underserved Area
Bonded by their passion for service, Chris Weber ’04, Ellie (Goetsch ’05) Eichman, and Lisa (Holmes ’04) Zittergruen are currently working for...
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SALT To Host World Relief Campaign Educational Dinner
SALT To Host World Relief Campaign Educational Dinner
WHAT: YAWAna Eat? Educational Dinner, in support of Valparaiso University’s World Relief Campaign. Find out about The YAWA Project: Bettering a...
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YAWAna Eat? World Relief Campaign Educational Dinner
YAWAna Eat? Educational Dinner, in support of Valparaiso University’s World Relief Campaign. Find out about The YAWA Project: Bettering a Nation...
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Third Annual Polar Plunge Raises More Than $19,000
Third Annual Polar Plunge Raises More Than $19,000
A family of penguins, police uniforms, kilts, and fire fighters were just some of the costumes that filled the lawn — and a chilly pool — outside...
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Peace And Social Justice Symposium
Peace And Social Justice Symposium
The Peace and Social Justice Symposium will be held on Saturday, Feb. 16, and Thursday, Feb. 28. The purpose of the Peace & Social Justice...
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Law Students Help Prepare Taxes
Elderly and low-income taxpayers who need help preparing their tax returns will again be able to turn to the Valparaiso University Law School VITA...
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Valpo To Host ‘Philanthropy And Competition’ Panel Jan. 29
WHAT: A panel discussion on “Philanthropy and Competition.” The panel participants will engage in a thoughtful conversation about the ways that...
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2013 Polar Plunge
2013 Polar Plunge
On Feb. 9, 2013, participants will plunge into the icy cold water all to benefit the Special Olympics of Indiana. To get a team together or sign up...
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Valpo Greek Life To Support Riley Children’s Hospital With Dance Marathon
Valpo Greek Life To Support Riley Children’s Hospital With Dance Marathon
Members of Valparaiso University’s Greek life are excited to join the large number of other schools in hosting the philanthropic Dance Marathon. On...
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Dance Marathon Raises More Than $10,000 For Riley Children’s Hospital
Dance Marathon Raises More Than $10,000 For Riley Children’s Hospital
On Sunday Nov. 11, Valparaiso University Greek life hosted the inaugural Dance Marathon. Student organizations from across campus registered their...
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Lynn Named Director For Valpo’s Institute For Leadership & Service
Elizabeth Lynn has been named as the director of Valparaiso University’s Institute for Leadership and Service, located in the Office of Campus...
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Valpo Named To President’s Honor Roll For Service
Valparaiso University has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Valpo is one of only 10 Indiana colleges...
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Valpo Student Awarded Fellowship To Help End Malaria
Andrew Denecke, a sophomore psychology major who serves as chaplain for Valparaiso University’s Social Action Leadership Team (SALT), has been...
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Valpo Campus Increases United Way Contributions
Last October, Valparaiso University participated in the 2011 United Way Annual Campaign. Valpo has a 54-year history of supporting the local United...
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Valpo To Host Second Polar Plunge To Benefit Special Olympics
The second Polar Plunge at Valparaiso University to raise money and awareness for Special Olympics Indiana will take place at noon Saturday, Feb. 18,...
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Chris Patterson Remembered During Special Service
More than 250 family, friends and members of the Valparaiso University community gathered Sunday Feb. 12 to remember Valparaiso University sophomore...
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Trivia Night Raises $5,000 For Scholarship Fund
With categories including world travel, computer science, animals, and governance, contestants from the Valparaiso University community tested their...
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Valpo MLK Award Winners Recognized For Service
NaTasha Henry, Ivan Bodensteiner, and the Black Law Students Association were honored at Monday’s 23rd annual Martin Luther King Jr....
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Valpo Graduate Selected For Lilly Graduate Fellows Program
The Lilly Fellows Program announced the selection of Philip Forness as one of 16 Lilly Graduate Fellows. Forness, a student in Christ College,...
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Valpo To Honor Alumni For Achievement, Service
Recipients of the Alumni Community Service Award, which honors alumni who have enhanced the prestige of the University by virtue of their character...
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Valpo Ranked Tied For 11th Nationally For Service By Washington Monthly
Valparaiso University’s commitment to preparing graduates who are passionate about using their knowledge and compassion to help others has been...
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Engineers Conduct Environmental Work In Africa
Members of Valparaiso University student organization Engineers Without Borders recently embarked on a journey to remote areas of Tanzania to work on...
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Freshman Selected For Kemper Scholar Program
Valparaiso University freshman Michael Mead has been selected from a group of finalists for the incoming class of the prestigious Kemper Scholars...
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Students Give $10,000 To Community Through Philanthropy Course
Students in the Valparaiso University class “Traditions of Giving and Serving in American Life” witnessed the fruits of their labors as...
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Thousands Raised In Japan Relief Campaign; Donations Still Accepted
More than $5,000 has been raised by the Valparaiso University community for relief following the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The campaign is...
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President, Student Trade Places For The Day
Valparaiso University President Mark A. Heckler exchanged his suit and tie for a backpack and a notebook on April 20, switching roles with a student,...
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Valparaiso University Campus To Celebrate Earth Week
The first of many campus sustainability initiatives will kick off during Valparaiso University’s Earth Week 2011. As part of an effort to...
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New Strategic Plan Primes Valparaiso University For Growth, Innovation
Valparaiso University is announcing to the public a bold new Strategic Plan that calls for innovation, increased enrollment and financial...
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University President, Student To Switch Roles For A Day
Valparaiso University President Mark A. Heckler will exchange his suit and tie for a backpack and a notebook on April 20 when he switches roles with...
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Valpo Students Team Up For Service
A staple of learning through service at Valparaiso University for more than 20 years has been Rebuilding Together. Approximately 100 student...
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Taylor Appreciates His Valpo Education
When asked where he sees himself after graduation, without hesitation Redrick Taylor says that no matter what his future holds, it will involve...
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Donations Collected For Japan Relief
The Japanese Club, with the help of the Chinese and Japanese Studies Program, VISA and SALT, is collecting donations for disaster relief after the...
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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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