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Valparaiso University Named No. 5 In Midwest By U.S. News & World Report
Valparaiso University Named No. 5 In Midwest By U.S. News & World Report
Valpo tops U.S. News regional list for 30 consecutive years, honored for teaching and value For three decades, U.S. News & World Report has...
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Valpo Staff Member Named Indiana’s ACT Postsecondary Champion
Zebadiah Hall, director of the Access and Accommodations Resource Center and chair of the Staff Employee Advocacy Council at Valparaiso University,...
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Eight Valparaiso University Seniors, Alumnae Receive Fulbright Awards
A record eight Valparaiso University graduating seniors and recent alumnae have received Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for English Teaching...
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The Cresset Wins Four National Awards, Including Best Theological Or Scholarly Article
The Cresset, Valparaiso University’s journal of literature, the arts, and public affairs, received four “Best of the Church Press” Awards at an...
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Valparaiso University Publications Earn International, Regional Recognition
Valpo receives top honors in 2017 MarCom, CASE District Awards Valparaiso University has received two Pride of CASE V awards from the Council for...
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Valparaiso University Named No. 1 Best Undergraduate Teaching And No. 1 Best Value By U.S. News & World Report
Valpo Honored as No. 4 in Midwest, Topping U.S. News List for 29 Consecutive Years For the 29th consecutive year, Valparaiso University has been...
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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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Forbes Ranks Valparaiso University As Top College
Valparaiso University consistently achieves national recognition for excellence by Forbes Magazine. The University has earned recognition by Forbes...
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NIPSCO Recognizes Valpo’s Center For The Sciences For Energy Efficiency
The Center for the Sciences: Chemistry and Biochemistry will house classes at Valparaiso University beginning fall 2017, bringing 55,000 square feet...
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Valparaiso University Fraternity And Sorority Community Receives Awards Of Distinction
The North-American Interfraternity Conference (NIC) recently announced the winners of the 2017 Awards of Distinction, Silver Medal and Laurel Wreath...
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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 Literary Journal, The Cresset, Wins Four National Awards, Including Best In Class
Valparaiso University’s literary journal, The Cresset, received four “Best of the Christian Press” Awards at an April 28 ceremony in Chicago,...
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Six Valparaiso Athletic Programs Earn NCAA Recognition
Six athletic programs from Valparaiso University have received the NCAA Public Recognition Award for outstanding academic performance. The NCAA...
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Valparaiso University Honored For Commitment To Veteran Students
Valparaiso University is a 2017 Military Friendly® School, as announced by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting military 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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Valparaiso University Ranks No. 4 In Midwest As Undergraduate Enrollment Continues To Climb
Valpo Tops U.S. News List for 28 Consecutive Years, Honored as No. 1 Best Value and Best Undergraduate Teaching For the 28th consecutive year,...
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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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Valparaiso University Ranked As A Top College By Forbes
Valparaiso University has achieved recognition by Forbes 2016 rankings as one of the top 75 colleges in the Midwest and regularly appears in Forbes...
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Valparaiso University Named 2016 Best Value College By Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Rankings recognize strong academic record and great economic value Valparaiso University has been honored as one of Kiplinger Personal Finance’s...
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Valparaiso University Honored As Military Friendly School
Valparaiso University is a 2016 Military Friendly® School, as announced by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting military and...
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Valparaiso University Ranks No. 5 In Midwest As Total Enrollment Continues To Climb
Valpo Tops U.S. News List for 27 Consecutive Years, Honored for Best Teaching and Best Value For the 27th straight year, Valparaiso University has...
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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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Forbes Magazine Ranks Valparaiso University In Top Colleges
Valparaiso University achieves recognition by Forbes 2015 rankings as one of the top 50 colleges in the Midwest and regularly appears in Forbes...
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College Choice Names Valparaiso University No. 1 Christian University, No. 2 Overall In Midwest
Valparaiso University is ranked No. 1 overall in the 2015 Fifty Best Christian Colleges and Universities list and No. 2 overall in the 2015 Rankings...
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Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Honors Valparaiso University As 2015 Best Value College
Rankings recognize strong academic record and great economic value Valparaiso University is one of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance’s 100 best values...
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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 Achieves Recognition As STEM Jobs Approved College
Valparaiso University has been designated a 2015 STEM JobsSM Approved College by Victory Media. The list is the first of its kind to rate...
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Valpo Grad Students Create Orientation App, Honored For Best In Class
Abass Abdul-Rahaman and Gopal Yeruva, graduate students in Valparaiso University’s information technology master’s program, have been honored for...
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Valparaiso University Honored As Military Friendly School
Valparaiso University has earned recognition as a 2015 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, the leader in successfully connecting military...
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Valparaiso University Ranks No. 5 In Midwest, Continues To Top U.S. News List For 26 Consecutive Years
Valpo honored again as No. 2 in Midwest for Best Undergraduate Teaching  For the 26th straight year, Valparaiso University has been identified as...
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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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Valparaiso University Ranks In Forbes Top Colleges
Valparaiso University has achieved recognition by Forbes 2014 rankings as one of the top 100 colleges in the Midwest and regularly appears in Forbes...
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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 Commercial Earns National Recognition
Valpo Selected as Winner in 35th Annual Telly Awards The Office of Integrated Marketing and Communications at Valparaiso University is a Silver (the...
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Valpo Makes History With Fraternity Honors
Jesse Fosheim and Marshall Miller are both recipients of the North-American Interfraternity Council (NIC) Undergraduate Award of Distinction. This is...
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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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Valparaiso University Sorority And Fraternity Community Receives National Recognition
The Valparaiso University sorority and fraternity community received multiple national awards for overall excellence at the recent Association of...
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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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Valparaiso University Honored By Department Of State For Student Achievements As Fulbright Scholars
In Past 10 Years, 26 Valpo Students and Alumni Have Received Prestigious Fulbright Awards Valparaiso University has achieved recognition from the...
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Valparaiso University Named A 2014 Best Private College By Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
Ranking Based on Academic Quality and Affordability Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has recognized Valparaiso University as one of the top 100...
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Valparaiso University Named Top University By U.S. News For 25 Consecutive Years
Valparaiso University Named Top University By U.S. News For 25 Consecutive Years
Total Enrollment at Highest Level in 33 Years For the 25th straight year, Valparaiso University has been identified as one of the best universities...
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Valparaiso University Recognized As Military Friendly School
Valparaiso University Recognized As Military Friendly School
Valparaiso University has been named to Victory Media’s Military Friendly Schools list, which honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities...
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Valparaiso University Ranks In Top 10 Indiana Colleges With Best Return On Investment
Valparaiso University was recently listed as No. 8 in Affordable Colleges Online’s rankings of the top colleges and universities in Indiana for...
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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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Valparaiso University Sorority Community Receives National Award For Excellence
Valparaiso University Sorority Community Receives National Award For Excellence
The National Panhellenic Conference, one of the nation’s largest advocacy organizations for women, is recognizing the sorority community at...
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Valparaiso University Athletic Teams Recognized For Outstanding Academic Performance
Six athletic teams from Valparaiso University have received the NCAA Public Recognition Award for outstanding academic performance. The NCAA...
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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 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’s Fites Center Receives Coveted LEED© Platinum U.S. Green Building Certification
Valparaiso University’s Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...
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Chapel Among Most Beautiful Collegiate Chapels In World
Valparaiso University recently was honored by Best College Reviews when the Chapel of the Resurrection was named one of the most beautiful collegiate...
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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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Valpo Tied For 4th In U.S. News Midwest Regional Ranking
Valparaiso University’s outstanding educational value and quality academic programs earned strong recognition once again from U.S. News &...
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Valpo’s Foreign Language Program Ranked Among Top Universities
Valparaiso University has been named to The Best College’s list of the 10 Most Innovative Colleges for Foreign Language Study, ranking among...
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Phi Kappa Psi Honors Valpo Senior As Undergraduate Of The Year
Jesse Fosheim, a senior at Valparaiso University, was honored as the National Undergraduate of the Year at Phi Kappa Psi’s Grand Arch Council,...
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Valpo MBA Program Recognized By U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News & World Report has ranked Valparaiso University’s part-time MBA program as one of the Best Graduate Schools for 2013, in the top...
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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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Student’s Environmental Essay Honored
A Valparaiso University student’s essay on the impact of the emerald ash borer infestation on North American forests has been honored for its...
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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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Valparaiso University’s German Program Honored For Excellence
Valparaiso University’s German Program has been designated a German Center of Excellence by the American Association of Teachers of German...
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College Of Engineering Recognized By The American Concrete Institute
The American Concrete Institute has named Valparaiso University to its list of 15 Outstanding Universities for 2011. The ACI Award for University...
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UPC Wins Program Of The Year Award
The University Programing Council, formerly called Union Board, was awarded the Program of the Year for their Life Size Candy Land program during the...
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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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Princeton Review Recognizes Excellence In MBA Program
Valparaiso University’s College of Business continues to gain recognition as one of the nation’s outstanding graduate business programs,...
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U.S. News Rankings Place High Value On Valpo Education
Valparaiso University’s outstanding educational value and quality academic programs earned strong recognition once again from U.S. News &...
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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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Valparaiso University Quality Recognized In Top National, Regional Rankings
In two recently released higher education rankings, Valparaiso University was recognized for the high quality of its academic experience. Valparaiso...
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Harre Union Receives Award For Outstanding Design
Valparaiso University’s Harre Union has been awarded a 2011 Honorable Mention for Outstanding Design and Architecture in Education. The award,...
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Brauer Museum Catalogue Honored
The Brauer Museum of Art received an honorable mention for its exhibition catalogue, an entry in the 2011 American Association of Museums (AAM)...
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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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Four Athletics Teams Honored By NCAA
Four athletic teams from Valparaiso University have received the NCAA Public Recognition Award for outstanding academic performance. The NCAA...
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Lighter Named Literary Magazine Of The Year
In addition to this honor, contributors to the Lighter received a number of awards for individual works. Receiving first place are Dillon Carter of...
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School Psychology Program Receives National Recognition
Valparaiso University’s Graduate School Psychology program has earned national recognition for its commitment to promoting the proper education...
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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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