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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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141 Valpo Student-Athletes Recognized At Annual Honors Banquet
Valparaiso University awarded 141 student-athletes with Presidential Academic Honors while also handing out the Laurel Award at the 27th Annual...
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Always A Champion: Teacher By Day, Student-Athlete By Night
Always A Champion: Teacher By Day, Student-Athlete By Night
When each player on the Valparaiso University women’s basketball team was asked to share a favorite moment of the season at a recent team meeting,...
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Society Of Black Engineers Established At Valparaiso University
The College of Engineering at Valpo has a new professional development and experiential learning opportunity for students, thanks to a student-driven...
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Boundless: Katie Willenbrink ’18 Studies The Course And The Stars
Boundless: Katie Willenbrink ’18 Studies The Course And The Stars
Whether it’s in the classroom, at the observatory, or on the golf course, anyone who encounters Katie Willenbrink ’18 is bound to take note of...
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Valparaiso University Sophomore Honored As Outstanding First-Generation College Student
Jessica Aguayo-Huizar ’20 is the 2017 recipient of the “Realizing the Dream” scholarship at Valparaiso University. Recognizing outstanding...
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500th Remembrance Of Reformation Includes Valpo Choir, Special Music Composition
“Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.” — Martin Luther What started as a call to reform the...
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Valpo Forecast: Sunny And Successful
In the Midwest, many people say that if someone doesn’t like the weather, stick around a minute, it will change. But meteorology students at...
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Dedicated To Success: Tristan De La Rosa ’18 Balances Nursing Major With Division I Athletics
From early-morning clinicals to afternoon practices to late-night study sessions, the grind truly never stops for Tristan De La Rosa ’18. He...
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Endless Opportunity: Valpo STEM Students Pursue Multiple Passions
Thanks to the tenacity of Alison Norris ’17, Valpo is home to a chamber music ensemble nicknamed the “STEM-quintet,” enabling a group of five...
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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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Breaking The Mold: Taylor Williams ’17 M.A. Brings Teaching Prowess To Korea
Late-night study sessions at the library. Afternoons spent mentoring classmates at the writing center. Classroom observation with international...
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Accounting, Anyone? Tennis Player Paige Heuer ’17 Continues To Compete
Third in the state in high school doubles says a couple of things. It says you have a real shot at being able to play Division I tennis, while you...
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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 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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Valpo Graduate Student Receives Fulbright Award To Study, Teach In South Korea
Taylor Williams ’17 M.A., who earned her master’s degree in teaching English to speakers of other languages from Valparaiso University during its...
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Valparaiso University Academic Year Concludes With Commencement Ceremonies May 20–21
Spring commencement caps another exciting year for the Valparaiso University community as it continues its legacy in education, leadership, faith and...
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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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Valparaiso University 2015–2016 Alumni Achieve 96 Percent Graduate Placement Rate
Graduate Placement Exceeds 90 Percent for 24 Consecutive Years More than 90 percent of recent Valpo graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate...
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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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Graduate School Hosts Admissions Visit Day Saturday, April 8
Valpo’s Graduate School will welcome prospective applicants to campus on Saturday, April 8, at the Duesenberg Welcome Center, located at 1620...
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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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Valpo’s Theatre Department Excels At College Theatre Festival
In January, 26 Valpo students, accompanied by four faculty mentors, traveled to Indianapolis to compete in the Kennedy Center American College...
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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 Kicks Off Holiday Season With Annual Christmas Concert
WHAT: Valparaiso University continues a tradition that dates back more than 90 years with its annual Christmas Concert: A Carol Festival. The concert...
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‘Tis The Season
Each year, Valpo students, faculty, and staff host a variety of holiday events to unite the campus with the greater Valparaiso community, as together...
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Valparaiso University Student Competes In International Chinese Language Contest
Valparaiso University student Teshurah Lee ’18 was one of 150 students worldwide selected for the prestigious “Chinese Bridge” Chinese...
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Valparaiso University Sophomore Recognized As Outstanding First-Generation College Student
Nicholas Schrombeck ’19 is a 2016 recipient of the “Realizing the Dream” scholarship from the Independent Colleges of Indiana (ICI). The annual...
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Inspirational Journey: Valpo Men’s Soccer Captain Embraces New Opportunity
Less than four years ago, Omar Lawrence ’16 accepted a full athletic scholarship from Valparaiso University to play soccer. He had never been...
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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 Graduate School Hosts Admissions Visit Day Saturday, Nov. 5
Valpo’s Graduate School will welcome prospective applicants to campus on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Duesenberg Welcome Center located at 1620 Chapel...
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Valpo Theatre Department Announces 2016–2017 Season
The theatre department at Valparaiso University will present seven productions during the 2016–2017 season, including comedies, classics and...
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Valpo Music Department Announces 2016–2017 Season
The music department at Valparaiso University presents the 2016–2017 performance schedule, which showcases the talents of students, faculty and...
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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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Driven To Succeed: Ashita Bhatnagar ’18 Finds Inspiration At Valpo
Traveling more than 8,000 miles, Ashita Bhatnagar ’18 arrived at Valparaiso University two years ago sight unseen to embark on what has proven to...
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Valparaiso University Student Receives Critical Language Scholarship
The United States Department of State granted Kathleen Salter ’19 a Critical Language Scholarship (CLS) to study Chinese this summer. The CLS...
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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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Valparaiso University Academic Year Concludes With Commencement Ceremonies May 14–15
Spring commencement caps another exciting year for the Valparaiso University community as it continues its legacy in education, leadership, faith and...
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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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Valparaiso University Graduate Placement Exceeds 90 Percent For 23 Consecutive Years
More than 90 percent of recent Valpo graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school for the 23rd straight year. The overall placement rate for...
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Geography And Travel Club Hosts Earth Day Tree Planting Dedication
WHAT: Valpo’s Geography and Travel Club will host an Earth Day Tree Planting Dedication. Zach Mahan, club president, will speak on the everyday...
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Embracing Opportunities: Katie Merkling ’16 Finds Community In Valpo’s Math And Science Education Program.
Water boils over the stove at an old off-campus home awaiting uncooked noodles. A kitchen timer beeps, and giggles erupt from the kitchen table where...
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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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Valparaiso University Introduces Data Science And Statistics Degrees
The College of Arts and Sciences at Valparaiso University has developed data science and statistics degree programs in response to an increased...
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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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Endowed Scholarship For Wounded Veterans Established At Valparaiso University
Valparaiso University students who are veterans of the U.S. Armed Services and suffered significant wounds or disabilities during their service will...
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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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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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Valpo Hosts Dance Ensemble Feb. 11–14
WHO: Valparaiso University’s Dance Ensemble features faculty and student choreographers and dancers from nearly every college within the...
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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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Valpo Sophomore Receives “Realizing The Dream” Scholarship
Rachel Lenig ’18, a nursing major at Valparaiso University, is a “Realizing the Dream” award recipient for 2015–2016. Funded by the Lilly...
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Annual Christmas Concert At Valpo Kicks Off Holiday Season
Valparaiso University’s Christmas Concert returns the first weekend in December with two performances in the Chapel of the Resurrection. Continuing...
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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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The Will To Succeed: Vanesa Abad ’17 Able To Juggle It All At Valpo
The bright lights illuminate the flawlessly manicured field at Alumni Stadium. A piercing wind amplifies the effects of an already bitter November...
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Valpo Theatre Department Announces 2015–2016 Season
The theatre department at Valparaiso University presents the 2015–2016 production season. Major performances include: “Godspell,” Oct. 8–9...
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Valparaiso University Breaks Ground On Science Facility Sept. 17
Sept. 17 – Valparaiso, Ind. – Valparaiso University advances its long history of commitment to STEM education and expands facilities with a new...
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Alumni Commit $3 Million To Valparaiso University For Study Abroad Scholarships
Valparaiso University students who participate in Study Abroad programs will be eligible to receive scholarship support thanks to the generosity of...
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Valpo Music Department Announces 2015–2016 Season
The music department at Valparaiso University presents the 2015–2016 performance season, which showcases Valpo’s nationally and internationally...
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Storm Intercept Team Puts Meteorology Students Close To Storm Center
Photos provided by Adam Stepanek, VUSIT Convective Field Studies Valpo’s renowned meteorology program annually graduates budding weather experts,...
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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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Intersecting Passions: Kelsey Larson ’15 Explores Classroom And Community, Science And Art.
As she sits alone in Valpo’s art studio, Kelsey Larson ’15 focuses intently on the project at hand, blocking out any other distractions or...
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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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Academic Year Concludes With Commencement Ceremonies May 16–17
More than 1,000 undergraduate, graduate and law students will participate in Valparaiso University’s Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 16,...
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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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Valparaiso University Graduate Placement Exceeds 90 Percent For 22 Consecutive Years
More than 90 percent of recent Valpo graduates are employed or enrolled in graduate school for the 22nd straight year.   The overall placement...
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Valpo Launches Cross-Cultural Engineering Program In Dalian, China
Through a partnership with Dalian Jiaotong University, Valparaiso University will equip the next generation of engineers with necessary...
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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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Valpo Breaks Ground On Sorority Housing March 16
WHAT: Valparaiso University will celebrate the groundbreaking and blessing of the sorority housing site. “This is such an exciting time of growth...
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Unexpected Discoveries: Nursing Student Gains Cultural Awareness While Pursuing Passion For Global Health Care
When Kelsey Fader ’16 first stepped foot on Valpo’s campus, she had no idea just how her passions would collide. But that is exactly what...
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Defining Moments: Fulbright Recipient Sterling Summerville ’13 Embraces Opportunities For Cultural Exchange
Sterling Summerville ’13 is a busy man. Take his time at Valparaiso University: He studied international service and gender studies, played running...
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Breaking Down Barriers: Valpo Students Attend Class Inside Prison To Explore Real-world Issues
Fifteen minutes. That’s 900 heartbeats and 180 breaths. It’s also the amount of time it takes students to board a bus at Valparaiso University...
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Valpo Presents Julefest And TubaChristmas On Dec. 7
Valparaiso University’s annual Julefest and TubaChristmas will be held in the Chapel of the Resurrection on Sunday, Dec. 7. Julefest begins at 1...
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A Global Perspective: Experiential Learning Takes Valpo Filmmakers Around The World
For centuries, humans have used stories to connect with each other, and often, these stories have the power to spark emotions, create understanding,...
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Valparaiso University Presents Annual Christmas Concert Dec. 5-6
Valparaiso University’s Christmas Concert returns the first weekend in December with two performances in the Chapel of the Resurrection. Continuing...
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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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The Power Of Education: Valpo Prepares Kenyan Student To Create Positive Change In The World.
Nearly 8,000 miles separated Mercy Ngetich ’15, who grew up in remote village in Nakuru, Kenya, and Valparaiso University. On the surface,...
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A Crusader Family: Laura Becker ’15 Continues Her Family’s Valpo Legacy
Laura Becker ’15, a communication major with a sociology minor, always knew she would one day call Valpo her home. Coming from a long legacy of...
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Department Of Theatre Presents Eurydice, Oct. 9-19
WHAT: Valpo’s theatre department presents “Eurydice,” directed by Lee F. Orchard, theatre professor and chair. Writer Sarah Ruhl reimagines the...
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Department Of Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season
The Valparaiso University Department of Theatre presents the 2014-2015 production season. Major performances include: Eurydice, Oct. 9-10 and 16-17...
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Valparaiso University’s Department Of Music Announces 2014-2015 Season
The Department of Music at Valparaiso University presents the 2014-2015 music season, which brings world-class musical talent to campus and to the...
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Valparaiso University Offers German Language Program To Local Children
Valparaiso University will offer “Kinder lernen Deutsch”, a German language and culture program sponsored by the Kade-Duesenberg German...
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Inspired To Respond
Amanda Werling ’14 was a sophomore in Valpo’s College of Nursing and Health Professions when she spent six weeks working in the emergency room of...
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Opening Convocation
Valparaiso University will celebrate the start of the new academic year with Opening Convocation at 3:30 p.m. August 26, which will provide an...
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Welcome Week
Welcome Week is the second part of Valparaiso University’s orientation program for new students. Get to know each other, get to know campus better,...
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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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Valparaiso University Academic Year Concludes With Commencement Ceremonies May 16-18
More than 850 undergraduate, graduate, and law students will participate in commencement ceremonies Friday, May 16, Saturday, May 17, and Sunday, May...
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Students Learn About International Humanitarian Law With New Red Cross Club
The earth shakes as another bomb hits the city. The explosion sends shards of glass and brick flying into the streets. Civilians run for cover. In...
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Valparaiso University Placement Rate Exceeds 90 Percent For 21 Consecutive Years
Valparaiso University celebrates the 21st consecutive year of placement rates higher than 90 percent, with 92.5 percent of 2012-2013 graduates...
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Valparaiso University Theatre Presents “Arcadia,” Opening April 30
Valparaiso University Theatre Presents “Arcadia,” Opening April 30 WHO: The Valparaiso University theatre department presents the final...
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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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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 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
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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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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Macbeth
Performance Dates: February 19 – 21, 8 p.m. February 22 – 23, 2 p.m. *All performances held in the Studio Theatre at the Valparaiso...
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Graduate School Commencement
May 2014 Graduate School Commencement will be held on Friday, May 16 at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel of the Resurrection. Visit valpo.edu/commencement for...
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Undergraduate Commencement
May 2014 Undergraduate Commencement will be held in the Athletics-Recreation Center on Saturday, May 17 at 1:30 p.m. Visit valpo.edu/commencement for...
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A Symphony Across Cultures: Valpo Student Finds Calling Through Confucius Institute
Avery Davis was still in high school when he was first introduced to the sheng — a traditional Chinese instrument made of bamboo pipes that looks a...
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Five Valparaiso University Students Receive Prestigious Gilman Awards To Study Abroad
The illustrious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program has honored five undergraduate students at Valparaiso University with awards to...
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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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Valparaiso University Sophomore Honored As Outstanding First-Generation College Student
Valparaiso University sophomore Jonathan Cisneros is the 2013 recipient of a “Realizing the Dream” scholarship from the Independent...
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Beauty In Numbers: International Student Discovers The Music In Math
At Valparaiso University, Ruyue Yuan has found a connection between math and music that might surprise most people. “They’re both beautiful,”...
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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 Presents Annual Christmas Concert: A Carol Festival
Performances on Dec. 6-7 at the Chapel of the Resurrection and Dec. 8 at Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center, Chicago Valparaiso University’s...
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Directing Showcase
The work of Department of Theatre student directors is showcased in this annual highlight of scenes from modern classics and the best of contemporary...
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The Search For Truth: Student Discovers Calling Through Alumni Connection
The Rev. Joshua Burkholder ’02 and David Rojas Martinez’s paths first crossed because of a stained glass window, but it was a shared adoration of...
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Valparaiso University Presents “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber Of Fleet Street”
WHO: Sponsored by the Department of Theatre at Valparaiso University, the performance features students from across disciplines at Valpo. The show is...
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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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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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Calm Under Pressure: Nursing Student Acts With Grace And Compassion
Lily Salinas dreamt of becoming a nurse since she first stepped foot on Valparaiso University’s campus as a freshman, but she never imagined how...
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Sweeney Todd
A performance by Valparaiso University students, Sweeney Todd, will be Nov. 13-14 and 16-17. Performance times are listed below. Tickets for adults...
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Reflect The Crusader Light
Valparaiso University’s Homecoming and Reunion Weekend 2013 was filled with exciting celebrations, inspiring speeches, a thrilling football game,...
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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 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 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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Homecoming And Reunion Weekend
We hope you will join us on campus September 27-29. For those with a class year ending in 3 or 8, it is your reunion year! The weekend’s...
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Veronica Fall ’13 Awarded Prestigious International Fellowship
Valparaiso University alumna Veronica Fall, class of 2013, has been selected to participate in the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young...
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Graduate Student Interns At United Nations
Valparaiso University graduate student Wissam Shahin, a Fulbright Scholar from Syria, is working as a summer intern with the Regional Bureau for Arab...
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Convocation
Valparaiso University will celebrate the beginning of the new academic year with Opening Convocation at 3:30 p.m. on Aug. 27. Convocation will...
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Welcome Week
Welcome Week is the second part of Valpo’s orientation program for new students. Welcome Week 2013 begins on Saturday, Aug. 24 – move-in day...
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Valparaiso University Commencement Ceremonies Conclude Year Filled With Accomplishments
Nearly 700 undergraduate and graduate students participated in Valparaiso University’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 19, and more than...
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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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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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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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Valparaiso University Students Win Statewide Mathematics Competition
A team of three Valparaiso University students took first place in the Indiana Collegiate Mathematics Competition, which is sponsored each year by...
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Law School Commencement
Valparaiso University Law School will hold Commencement in the Chapel of the Resurrection on May 25 at 10 a.m. No tickets are required and seating...
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2013 FOCUS
FOCUS New-Student Orientation is an overnight program held on campus assisting new Crusaders in their transition to life at Valpo.  FOCUS...
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Valpo Experience Begins Journey For Artist
When Caleb Kortokrax ’11 transferred to Valparaiso University during his junior year, he had anticipated majoring in art history. But a...
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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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2013 May Commencement
Sunday, May 19 10 a.m. Baccalaureate Service, Chapel of the Resurrection 11 a.m.  Receptions College of Arts and Sciences, Harre Union...
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Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra
The Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra will perform on May 5 and feature soloists from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra: J. Lawrie Bloom,...
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Student Showcase Production: ‘Buried Child’
Each spring, a senior enrolled in the directing class is selected to showcase a production on the main stage. This year’s performance is...
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Job Search Strategies And Networking
This workshop will help you begin the process of job hunting. Many job and internship openings are unadvertised and 75 percent of job seekers say...
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Placement Exceeds 90 Percent For 20 Consecutive Years
Valparaiso University has achieved a 95.7 percent placement rate for 2011-2012 graduates, marking the 20th straight year of placement rates higher...
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Valpo Presents ‘The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’
Valparaiso University’s Department of Theatre presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a musical based on an improvisational play...
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Sopetti Enhances Valpo Experience Through Christ College
Christ College has been an influential part of sophomore Michelle Sopetti’s college experience since she first showed interest at Valparaiso...
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Earth Week And Spring Week
Following Earth Week will be UPC’s Spring Week, “Recycle Those Winter Blues,” running from April 21-28. For more information and...
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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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2013 Celebration Of Undergraduate Scholarship
The Celebration is an opportunity for students to share creative and/or scholarly work that they have undertaken during the past year in a poster or...
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25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
About the Performance:  Six young people in the throes of puberty, overseen by grown-ups who barely managed to escape childhood themselves, learn...
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Outasight, The Ready Set To Co-Headline Spring Concert
WHO: Valparaiso University welcomes popular recording artists Outasight and The Ready Set with special guests The Jane Doze. Outasight is the stage...
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UPC Spring Concert
The University Programing Council presents the 2013 Spring Concert featuring Outasight, The Ready Set and The Jane Doze. The concert will be held...
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UPC’s May Events
The University Programing Council’s May events: May 3: Valpo After Dark: Fiesta, 8 p.m., East Union Lawn May 7: Picture Day, 4 p.m., Cafe May...
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Speed Networking
The speed networking will give student the opportunity to explore careers and talk to professionals in various industries. They will also gain...
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Christ College Freshman Debates
The Christ College Freshman Debates, held each spring as part of the CC Freshman Program, are the culmination of the honors college’s...
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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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Valpo Biology Club Continues Restoration Work March 24
For the last 14 years, Valparaiso University’s Biology Club has been one of the regions’ most effective environmental improvement organizations,...
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Grad Finale
Grad Finale will take place on Wednesday, March 27 in the Harre Union Ballroom from 1 to 6 p.m. All students planning to graduate in May or August...
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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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Observatory Open Houses
Located at the southeast corner of the Valparaiso University campus, the Valpo Observatory houses a 16 inch, computer-controlled reflecting telescope...
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Finding An Internship
Learn the steps to finding internship opportunities. Tips, leads, resources and strategies will be shared and discussed. Friday, March 22, 3-4...
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Using Social Media In Your Job Search
Social media has become an invaluable tool for use in your job search.  This workshop focuses on how to effectively create and maintain your online...
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Rachel Rockey: Scholar, Leader, And Christ College Student
Rachel Rockey has a clear vision of what she wants to do with her life: to teach mathematics to high school students and to be a motivational leader...
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Valpo Announces Strategic Partnership With Lumenus USA
Continuing a commitment to educating global citizens who are prepared to lead and serve in church and society, Valparaiso University has partnered...
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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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Valpo To Host 33rd Annual World Banquet
WHAT: Valparaiso University’s 33rd Annual World Banquet invites community members to experience cultures from more than 50 countries. More than...
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Valpo To Bring Epic Film Music To Life On Concert Stage
WHAT: “A Concert of Epic Film Music” will feature music from films such as King of Kings, Ben-Hur, and Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone,...
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UPC’s March Events
The University Programing Council’s events for February and March: Movie: “Bully” March 23, 8 p.m., Neils Science Center Room 234...
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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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33rd Annual World Banquet – Building Bridges
On Saturday, Feb. 9, in the Harre Union Ballrooms, international students from all across campus will showcase their culture through traditional...
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Future Fest And International Expo
Feb. 21 from 6-7 p.m. in the Harre Union Ballrooms Come experience the miracle of conversation. Learn about study-abroad experiences. Explore...
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Valparaiso University Hosts Dance Ensemble Feb. 7-10
VALPARAISO, Ind. — Valparaiso University’s Dance Ensemble features choreographers and dancers representing nearly every college within the...
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Meet Kyle
Valparaiso University offers programs and facilities often only found at much larger institutions. With all of that come opportunities that are hard...
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2013 Winter Career & Internship Expo
Valpo’s spring Career & Internship Fair is for all students. It is an opportunity to meet and talk with a variety of employers from many...
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Chorale, Chamber Concert Band To Tour United States
Valparaiso University’s Chamber Concert Band and University Chorale will soon begin tours that will take them around the country, providing Valpo...
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Groth Finds His Home At Valpo
Drew Groth found a home in a place he never thought possible. “When I took a tour of Valparaiso University that gut feeling happened and it felt...
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Sibs And Kids Weekend
Crusaders and their favorite siblings, nieces, nephews and or family and friends are invited to our annual Sibs and Kids Weekend. Sib and Kid...
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Student Coffee Hour
Student Coffee Hour with artist Michele Feder-Nadoff at 7 p.m. in the Brauer Museum of Art. For more information, visit the Brauer website. Facebook...
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UPC Movie Nights
The University Programing Council is holding five movie nights throughout the spring 2013 semester. The complete list of events and movies is...
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University Dance Ensemble
Faculty and student choreographers are featured in the annual concert by the Valparaiso University Dance Ensemble. The talents of campus performers...
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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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Chavez’s Valpo ‘dream’ Comes True
Kelli Chavez has wanted to attend Valparaiso University since eighth grade when her middle school class from nearby Merrillville, Ind., visited the...
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Valparaiso University Sophomore Honored As First-generation College Student
Valparaiso University has announced Erica Patton as its 2012 recipient of the Realizing the Dream award. Each year, the Realizing the Dream award...
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11/29/2012 – ‘The House Of Bernarda Alba’ In Chicago
Valparaiso University students will have the unique chance to perform with theatre artists from the Chicago-based theatre group Silk Road Rising in...
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11/28/2012 – ‘The House Of Bernarda Alba’ In Chicago
Valparaiso University students will have the unique chance to perform with theatre artists from the Chicago-based theatre group Silk Road Rising in...
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12/9/2012 – Commencement
December graduates are celebrated at the fall 2012 Commencement ceremony in the Chapel of the Resurrection. A post-Commencement reception will be...
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12/5/2012 – Acting/Directing Showcase
The work of the Theatre Department’s student actors and directors is showcased in this annual highlight of scenes from modern classics and the...
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11/30/2012 – A Carol Festival: The Valparaiso University Christmas Concert
A Carol Festival: The Valparaiso University Christmas Concert features the University Chorale, Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir, Chamber Concert Band,...
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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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Valpo Students Organize Flash Mob In Library
One day, one completely normal day at Valparaiso University, students in the library were instantly entertained by sudden dancing in the lobby of the...
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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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12/4/2012 – Acting/Directing Showcase
The work of the Theatre Department’s student actors and directors is showcased in this annual highlight of scenes from modern classics and the...
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12/3/2012 – Acting/Directing Showcase
The work of the Theatre Department’s student actors and directors is showcased in this annual highlight of scenes from modern classics and the...
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12/2/2012 – Julefest
The annual Julefest features the University Luce Band and the Community/University Band. This performance is free and open to the public. Facebook...
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12/2/2012 – TUBACHRISTMAS
Valparaiso University’s third annual TUBACHRISTMAS features Christmas favorites performed using instruments in the tuba family. The performance...
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12/1/2012 – A Carol Festival: Valparaiso University’s Christmas Concert
A Carol Festival: The Valparaiso University Christmas Concert features the University Chorale, Men’s Choir, Women’s Choir, Chamber Concert Band,...
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Valpo To Perform Modern Adaptation Of “˜The House Of Bernarda Alba’
The Valparaiso University Department of Theatre will be performing Federico Garcia Lorca’s masterpiece “The House of Bernarda...
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Metaphysical Meets Reality In The Valpo Theatre Department
Join the Valparaiso University Department of Theatre for Sarah Ruhl’s “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” which explores the many...
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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 Chapter Of Phi Beta Lambda Attends National Conference
The Valparaiso University chapter of Future Business Leaders of America – Phi Beta Lambda recently participated and competed in a National...
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Valpo Engineering Student Honored As Tau Beta Pi Laureate
Valparaiso University’s College of Engineering has high expectations for its students, who have a long history of being recognized for their...
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Fulbright Program Offers Opportunities For Three Recent Valpo Grads
The prestigious Fulbright award was given to three Valparaiso University recipients who will continue their international studies while making a...
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Graduate Placement Rate Tops 90 Percent For 19th Consecutive Year
The placement rate for Valparaiso University graduates from the classes of December 2010 and May and August 2011 was 96.1 percent, the 19th...
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Graduate Students Present Innovative Digital Media Projects In Showcase
At Valparaiso University’s upcoming Graduate Digital Media Showcase, students’ Web design, video and audio production and editing, and...
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Chorale Germany Tour To Make Historic Stop At St. Thomas Church
Valparaiso University’s Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Christopher Cock, will return to Germany for its fourth residency at the St. Thomas...
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AEA China Workshop Offers Students One-of-a-kind Opportunity
A first-of-its-kind workshop in China is but one example of the distinctive opportunities provided by the Valparaiso University Graduate...
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Valpo Students Help Improve Water Quality
Valparaiso University students have partnered with the Environmental Protection Agency and the City of Valparaiso to help improve water quality at...
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DECA Students Celebrate Success At International Competition
On April 20, 2012, nine undergraduate College of Business students traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah, to compete in Collegiate DECA’s...
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Student Research On Display At Celebration Of Undergraduate Scholarship
The hard work and creativity of student research will be on display next week at the annual Celebration of Undergraduate Scholarship, a daylong event...
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Christ College Students Attend National Research Conference
Fifteen Christ College students had papers accepted by the 2012 National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR). The students traveled to the...
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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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Annual Engineering Conference Features Undergraduate Research Projects
The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Illinois/Indiana Section held its annual conference at Valparaiso University on March 17. Scott...
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Students Assess Educational Equality In China During March Visit
A group of Valparaiso University students traveled to China in March to assess how the country’s education system is dealing with the equality...
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Valparaiso University Senior Presents Work At International Conference
Marissa Longoria, a Valparaiso University senior double majoring in political science and sociology from East Chicago, Ind., presented her project on...
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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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Department Of Theatre Presents Acclaimed Comedy “˜Brighton Beach Memoirs’
Valparaiso University’s Department of Theatre presents Neil Simon’s poignant comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs,” starting...
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Chart-Topping Gym Class Heroes Coming To Valpo
The popular band Gym Class Heroes will be performing live at Valparaiso University on Friday, April 20 in the Harre Union Ballroom. Tickets are on...
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Valpo Independent Robot Team Competes At Annual Jerry Sanders Competition
The Valparaiso Independent Robot Team (VIRT) competed in the 25th Annual Jerry Sanders Creative Design Competition at the University of Illinois at...
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Valpo College Of Engineering Celebrates The Engineers’ Day At Banquet
Valparaiso University College of Engineering students, faculty, staff and friends came together on Feb. 21 to celebrate The Engineers’ Day...
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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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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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World Banquet To Celebrate “˜Crossroads Of Culture’
The 32nd annual Valparaiso University World Banquet, sponsored by the Valparaiso International Student Association (VISA) and the Office of...
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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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Valpo Department Of Theatre Presents “˜Circle Mirror Transformation’
“Circle Mirror Transformation,” a journey through the lives of four theatre students and their teacher, will be presented by the...
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Students Find Networking Opportunities At Career And Internship Fair
Students of all majors were invited to connect with potential employers at the Valparaiso University Career and Internship Fair, which took place in...
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First-generation College Student Honored
A sophomore English major from Crown Point has been selected as Valparaiso University’s 2011 recipient of the Realizing the Dream Award, which...
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Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center Dedicated
Leaders at Valparaiso University joined with community members to dedicate the $13 million Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center, a state of...
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‘Hansel And Gretel’ Gets A Modern Twist
A timeless classic has been given a modern twist in a version of “Hansel and Gretel” to be performed at Valparaiso University in...
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Concerts To Highlight Family Weekend
Family Weekend festivities will include three concerts, including the Friday, Oct. 28, opening event at the Chapel of the Resurrection featuring the...
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Campus Community Mourns Loss Of Student Rayan Bokhari
Nearly 200 members of the Valparaiso University campus community gathered Aug. 29 in remembrance of Rayan Bokhari, who died while swimming in Lake...
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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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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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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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Graduates, Families And Loved Ones Celebrate Spring Commencement
Bonnie E. Raquet, speaker at Valparaiso University’s 2011 Spring Commencement, told more than 725 graduating students that great opportunities...
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Two Valpo Students Named Fulbright Scholars
Two Valparaiso University recipients of a prestigious Fulbright award will continue their international studies while making a contribution to the...
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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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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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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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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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Student Business Team Honored With Regional Win
The Valparaiso University SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) team was named a Regional Champion at the SIFE USA Regional Competition on March 28 in...
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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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University Board Member Announced As Commencement Speaker
Bonnie E. Raquet, corporate vice president (ret.) at Cargill Inc. and a member of the Board of Directors of Valparaiso University, has been announced...
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Meteorology Department Makes Upgrades To Computer Systems
Thanks to the hard work of the IT department, the meteorology department was able to make some major updates to their computer systems allowing...
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‘Vicious’ Comedy To Be Performed
“The Universal Wolf,” described by director Joan M. Schenkar as a vicious new version of “Little Red Riding Hood” with a...
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Dance Ensemble To Perform Feb. 10-13
Faculty and student choreographers will be featured in the annual concert by the Valparaiso University Dance Ensemble. The Valparaiso University...
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Nosferatu Screening To Recreate Silent Movie Era
Valparaiso University organ students will host a Dec. 7 screening of the classic vampire movie “Nosferatu” as the silent film was...
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