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Engineering a Path of Purpose: Lauren Kadlec’s ’24 Journey of Discovery and Determination

From Maple Grove, Minnesota, Lauren Kadlec ’24 has a Valpo story marked by challenges, triumphs, and unwavering determination. Full of passion burning brightly within her

Valparaiso University’s Master of Social Work Program Welcomes New Faculty

Valparaiso University is pleased to announce that Matthew C. Ringenberg, Ph.D. and Barbara Dahl, MSW, LCSW will join the Valparaiso University social work department in

Valparaiso University Receives National Science Foundation Grant Towards Tackling a Challenging Disease

Valparaiso University’s College of Engineering has been named the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Initiation (ERI) grant of $200,000 starting in

Valparaiso University and Ivy Tech Community College Introduce Seamless Dual-Admission

Valparaiso University and Ivy Tech Community College have entered into a Dual Admission Partnership Agreement (DAP) that will create a new, user-friendly pathway to campus

A Calling Made Clear in the Capital

From her hometown of Lake Station, Indiana, to the halls of Valparaiso University, to the bustling streets of Washington D.C., Kayla Smith’s ’24 journey is

Bias at the Plate: What Umpires Tell Us about Evaluators

Baseball season is underway at Valparaiso University — as well as MLB spring training sites in Florida and Arizona — and one professor has used

Valparaiso University Pushes Accessibility to Higher Education

Valparaiso University’s Bloom Scholars program has received a $137,329 grant from the State of Indiana Commission for Higher Education as part of a call for

Valpo Social Work Students Make History While Making a Difference

Facebook, Instagram, X (formerly known as Twitter) – we’re all plugged into this digital age some way, somehow. Whether we click and swipe for connectivity,

Crescendo, Calling, and Country: Harmonizing Leadership and Service with Joy

With both parents working as music educators, it would seem Matthew Yee’s ’24 musical journey was orchestrated from conception. “I like to say music has