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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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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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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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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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Valparaiso University And Partners Receive $1.58M Grant To Advance STEM Education In Indiana
The Indiana Commission for Higher Education awarded $1,582,584 to Valparaiso University, Ball State University, Indiana University–Purdue...
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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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National Center For Women & Information Technology Awards Grant To Valparaiso University’s New Computer Science Association
In fall 2016, Valparaiso University’s new student chapter of the Association for Computing Machinery-Women (ACM-W) was awarded a $3,000 start-up...
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A Shared Mission: Valpo Faculty And Alumni Invest In Student Success
With a love for chemistry, the first time Brian Weaver ’17 stepped foot on campus was to attend a scholarship day hosted by the chemistry...
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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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U.S. Department Of Energy And National Science Foundation Award Valparaiso University Funding For Physics Research
Valparaiso University acquired a $210,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and a $129,000 grant from the National Science Foundation...
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American Chemical Society Awards Valparaiso University Funding For Chemistry Research In The Petroleum Field
Valparaiso University secured a $70,000 grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund. Valpo obtained one of only 45 estimated...
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Indiana Health Department Awards Valparaiso University Funding For Tobacco Prevention And Cessation Efforts
Valparaiso University acquired a $200,000 grant from the Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Commission of the Indiana State Department of Health. With...
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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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National Science Foundation Awards Valparaiso University Funding For Chemistry Research
Valparaiso University secured a $223,753 grant from the National Science Foundation under its Major Research Instrumentation and Chemistry Research...
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Margaret Lippert ’15 Receives Fulbright Award To Study, Teach In Taiwan
Margaret Lippert ’15 Receives Fulbright Award To Study, Teach In Taiwan
Margaret Lippert ’15, who earns her bachelor’s from Valparaiso University during its undergraduate Commencement ceremony on May 17, will spend...
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Indiana Commission For Higher Education Awards Valpo $149,109 For Persistence And Success Program
Valparaiso University has secured $149,109 from the Indiana Commission on Higher Education to fund a program to help more low-income students...
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Caterpillar Foundation Awards Funding To Valparaiso University To Support Study Abroad In China
Valparaiso University has received funding from the Caterpillar Foundation to support study abroad in China, as a partner in the United States...
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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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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 Receives $2.3 Million From Department Of Energy
Valparaiso University Receives $2.3 Million From Department Of Energy
Cooperative Agreement to Fund Solar Research at Valpo’s Solar Energy Research Facility The United States Department of Energy announced today it...
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Valparaiso University Students Receive Prestigious Fulbright Grants
Three Valparaiso University seniors have been awarded Fulbright grants to continue their international studies while making a contribution to the...
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Valparaiso University Lilly Fellows Program Receives $1.19 Million Grant
The Valparaiso University-based Lilly Fellows Program in Humanities and the Arts was awarded a $1.19 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. This is...
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Valparaiso University Receives Grant For Peacebuilding Efforts
Valparaiso University’s Office of Multicultural Programs has been awarded $2,000 from the United States Institute of Peace to Support Public...
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Valparaiso University Receives Caterpillar Funding To Support Study Abroad In China
The Caterpillar Foundation has selected Valparaiso University as one of five universities nationwide to receive funding to support study abroad in...
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Valparaiso University Project To Be Featured At International Conference
A Valparaiso University student project to bring fresh water to a remote African village will be highlighted at the Clinton Global Initiative...
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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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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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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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University Awarded $500,000 Math And Science Teaching Grant
Valparaiso University has received a $500,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to increase the number of graduates in the science and math...
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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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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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Engineering Students Win National Awards
Four current and former Valparaiso University College of Engineering students have received prestigious awards from the National Science Foundation...
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