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Valparaiso University Represents Region in Tech Hub Designation

The announcement of a regional tech hub landing in Indiana hit home for Valparaiso University earlier this week. As the only university in Northwest Indiana

Valparaiso University and President José Padilla Support Hispanic and Latinx Students

October 18, 2023– As Hispanic Heritage Month concludes for 2023, Valparaiso University’s first Mexican-American President, José Padilla J.D., confirmed the University’s commitment to Latino student

Valparaiso University Joins Local Organizations for Plastic Free July

July 5, 2023 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University, alongside Porter County Recycling and Waste Reduction (PCRWR) and local company Mermaid Straw are encouraging local

Valparaiso University Awarded Grant to Improve Reading Instruction

June 26, 2023 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Valparaiso University has been selected to receive a 3-year, $750,000 grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. to improve literacy

Valparaiso University Professor Makes Keeping the Community Safe Cheaper and Easier

May 31, 2023 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Christina Davis, Ph.D., visiting professor of chemistry, has partnered with the City of Crown Point Fire Rescue’s Todd

Valpo Engineers Make a Difference in the World

Students with Working Across Vocations Everywhere through Service (WAVES) at Valparaiso University spent their spring break making a difference in the lives of people in

Valparaiso University Student Becomes 500 Festival Royalty

Chloe Smith ’23, a health science major on track to enter the physician assistant program at Valparaiso University, had never been to the Indy 500

Putting Research into Practice: Making Real Change

For students with a passion to make a change at the highest level of the Indiana state government, the social work department’s annual Leadership Education

Valparaiso University Leaders Selected for Independent Colleges of Indiana Academy

March 21, 2023 – Valparaiso, Indiana – Rebekah Arevalo, chief of staff and board liaison and Deondra Devitt, executive director of human resource services at
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