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An Update on Valparaiso University’s Strategic Plan

Valparaiso University adopted a five-year strategic plan, Uplift Valpo, in 2021. The plan was built around four themes – Learn, Serve, Lead, and Thrive –

A Recap of Black History Month 2024 with the BSO (Black Student Organization)

As Black History Month nears its end, we sit down with the Black Student Organization (BSO) and reflect on some of the highlights of the

Art, Education, and Award Winning Research at Valparaiso University

Meshach Melton ’24, a Valparaiso University political science and economics double-major with a minor in psychology from Crown Point, Indiana has been named the winner

Read This Next: Teresa Augustine

My “Read This Next” recommendation is “The Underground Railroad” by Colson Whitehead. Years ago, I was given a copy of “The Underground Railroad” just after

Valparaiso University Welcomes U.S. Representative Frank J. Mrvan

U.S. Representative Frank J. Mrvan held a press conference at Valparaiso University’s LeBien Hall on Monday, February 12, 2024 regarding $1 million in federal funding

Valparaiso University MBA Program Recognized Nationally

The Master of Business Administration program at Valparaiso University continues to garner national acclaim, and has been recognized on Money’s list of 2024 Best Grad

Valparaiso University Engineering Professor Nationally Recognized for Teaching Excellence

Dan White Ph.D., associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Valparaiso University has been named the recipient of the Michael V. Carano Teacher Excellence

Valparaiso University Professor Explores Education Through Gaming

Martin Buinicki, Ph.D., professor of English at Valparaiso University has been appointed the next Richard P. Baepler Distinguished Professor in the Humanities. The four-year professorship

Read This Next: Rachael Muszkiewicz

For this “Read This Next” post, I am recommending “Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days” by Jeanette Winterson and “Redwall” by Brian Jacques.  Reading slumps