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Valparaiso University’s 29th Annual Jazz Fest features legendary New York Voices

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University will host the 2014 Jazz Fest April 7-12, offering an exciting lineup by local, regional, and international jazz artists capped with a thrilling performance by the Grammy Award-winning vocal group New York Voices.

March 20, 2014 1:19 pm

Valparaiso University hosts Annual Soup Bowls for the Hungry March 28

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University students and faculty will display original artwork in the fourth annual Soup Bowls for the Hungry silent auction 4 to 6 p.m. March 28. In addition to ceramic bowls, the auction will include digital, painted, and drawn interpretations of bowls. This will be …

March 12, 2014 3:29 pm

Valparaiso University Sorority and Fraternity Community Receives National Recognition

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso University sorority and fraternity community received multiple national awards for overall excellence at the recent Association of Fraternal Leadership and Values (AFLV) Conference in Indianapolis, Ind. AFLV is an organization that stimulates growth and developmen…

February 27, 2014 1:02 pm

Valparaiso University welcomes new senior vice president for Finance and Administration

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University has selected John Palmucci as the Senior Vice President for Finance and Administration. Most recently Palmucci served as the Vice President for Finance and Treasurer at Loyola University Maryland. He begins employment at the University on April 14.

February 26, 2014 4:52 pm

Valparaiso University announces inaugural Shakespeare week, series of events held March 18-22

VALPARAISO | Christ College, the Honors College of Valparaiso University, presents the inaugural Shakespeare Week at Valpo, featuring a week-long residency by Actors From The London Stage.

February 18, 2014 3:55 pm

Valparaiso University introduces Business Analytics Degree

VALPARAISO | The College of Business at Valparaiso University has developed a new major in business analytics, joining an emerging trend in higher education that seeks to address a growing marketplace need. The program will build on the College's history of developing ethical professionals w…

January 31, 2014 10:43 am

Valparaiso University hosts Chinese New Year Celebration Sunday

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University’s annual Chinese New Year Celebration, featuring a meal, performances, music, and dance will be held 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Valparaiso University Harre Union ballroom. Dinner includes spicy beef, Gongbao chicken, fried rice, vegetable delights, and more.…

January 28, 2014 10:42 am

Five VU students receive prestigious Gilman Awards to study abroad

VALPARAISO | The illustrious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program has honored five undergraduate students at Valparaiso University with awards to study abroad in spring 2014. Since 2009, 13 Valpo students have received this award.

January 21, 2014 3:41 pm

Valparaiso University Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Historic "I Have A Dream" Speech

VALPARAISO | For more than 20 years, Valparaiso University has celebrated the life and teachings of Martin Luther King Jr., and this tradition continues with a week long celebration Jan. 16-23.

January 14, 2014 3:00 pm

Valparaiso University Alumni Honored Among Law Bulletin Publishing Company's 40 Under Forty Top Attorneys

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University alumni Joshua Lee '98 and Benjeman Nichols '99 have garnered recognition from the Law Bulletin Publishing Company for being among the brightest, most talented attorneys under age 40 in Illinois. Both were members of Christ College — The Honors College while…

December 13, 2013 12:59 pm

Valparaiso University celebrates Advent Christmas Vespers Dec. 13

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University presents its annual Advent Christmas Vespers service, featuring the Kantorei Choir and the Handbell Choir of the Chapel of the Resurrection 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Dec. 13 at the Chapel of the Resurrection.

December 04, 2013 4:33 pm

Valparaiso University Presents Annual Christmas Concert: A Carol Festival

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University's Christmas Concert returns the first weekend in December with three performances in two spectacular venues — Valpo's historic Chapel of the Resurrection and the famed Orchestra Hall at Symphony Center in Chicago.

November 26, 2013 1:04 pm

Valparaiso University Presents "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street"

VALPARAISO | The Department of Theatre at Valparaiso University will present "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" at 8 p.m. Nov. 13 and Nov. 14 and 2 p.m. Nov. 16 and Nov. 17 at University Theatre, Valparaiso University Center for the Arts .

November 07, 2013 6:31 pm

Valparaiso University Honored by Department of State for Student Achievements as Fulbright Scholars

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University has achieved recognition from the United States Department of State as one of the colleges and universities that produced the most 2013-2014 Fulbright United States students. The Fulbright Program is the United States government's flagship international edu…

November 05, 2013 4:41 pm

Valparaiso University hosts historic German Boys Choir Nov. 2

VALPARAISO | The Bach Institute at Valparaiso University is honored to host the boys choir of St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Germany, as it kicks off its United States tour on Nov. 2.

October 03, 2013 10:08 am

Valparaiso University's Brauer Museum of Art Announces 2013-2014 Season

VALPARAISO | The Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University's 2013-2014 season features works from the Museum's extensive permanent collection, as well as digital art, prints, sculptures and paintings by prominent artists from around the world. An opening reception will be held Sept. 6 at…

September 05, 2013 3:11 pm
Valpo University Alum receives highest undergrad engineering distinction in U.S.

Valpo University Alum receives highest undergrad engineering distinction in U.S.

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University alumnus Ben Macy ('13) has been named a Tau Beta Pi Laureate, the highest distinction for an undergraduate engineering student in the United States. The College of Engineering at Valparaiso University is now the only college in the country to have three Lau…

August 07, 2013 3:15 pm

Valparaiso University International Graduate Student Secures Competitive United Nations Internship

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University graduate student Wissam Shahin, a Fulbright Scholar from Syria, is working as a summer intern with the Regional Bureau for Arab States, part of the United Nations Development Programme. Shahin assists the UNDP's resources management adviser and will work wi…

July 24, 2013 8:10 pm

Valparaiso University to Host Arts and Entertainment Workshop Series

VALPARAISO | The Graduate School at Valparaiso University is hosting a week-long workshop series for arts and entertainment professionals Aug. 5-11.

July 17, 2013 6:41 pm

Valparaiso University Announces Lutheran World Relief CEO to Join Faculty

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University announces that the Rev. John Arthur Nunes, who will serve as keynote speaker at the University's May 19 commencement ceremony, will join its faculty as the Jochum Professor and Chair. Since 2007, Nunes has served as president and CEO of Lutheran World Relie…

May 17, 2013 3:19 pm

Valparaiso University Lilly Fellows Program Receives $1.19 Million Grant

VALPARAISO | 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 the 10th such grant that has been awarded to the Lilly Fellows Program, which has supported more than 60 Lilly Postdoctoral Fellow…

May 16, 2013 7:15 pm

Valparaiso University Engineering Faculty Honored by American Society of Engineering Education Sectional Conference

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University professors Jeff Will, Doug Tougaw and Carmine Polito were honored at the American Society of Engineering Education Illinois/Indiana Section, held at Trine University this spring.

May 16, 2013 6:45 pm

Valparaiso University Students Receive Prestigious Fulbright Grants

VALPARAISO | Three Valparaiso University seniors have been awarded Fulbright grants to continue their international studies while making a contribution to the cultures of Taiwan, Germany and Poland.

May 16, 2013 5:28 pm

Valparaiso University's Brauer Museum of Art Premieres Summer Exhibitions, Opening Reception May 17

VALPARAISO | The Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University will premiere its summer exhibitions, featuring work by artists Robert Stanley and Ted Swigon.

May 15, 2013 5:22 pm

Valparaiso University to Host Meet-and-Greet With State Superintendent Glenda Ritz

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University Department of Education’s Professional Educators Partnership welcomes newly elected State Superintendent Glenda Ritz.

May 02, 2013 7:14 pm

Valparaiso University presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University’s Department of Theatre presents “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” a musical based on an improvisational play by Rebecca Feldman, opening April 24.

April 17, 2013 12:39 pm

VU concert to feature Outasight and The Ready Set on Friday

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University welcomes popular recording artists Outasight and The Ready Set with special guests The Jane Doze.

April 03, 2013 10:06 pm

Valparaiso University Brauer Museum of Art to feature Chinese student, faculty art

VALPARAISO | The Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University will display works of art by graduate students and faculty members from Renmin University in Beijing, China.

March 27, 2013 4:45 pm

VU's Fites Center received green building certification

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University’s Donald V. Fites Engineering Innovation Center has been awarded Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute.

March 25, 2013 9:31 am

Valparaiso University announces Annual World Relief Campaign, hosts Educational Dinner

VALPARAISO | YAWAna Eat? Educational Dinner, in support of Valparaiso University’s World Relief Campaign, 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at the Harre Union Ballroom A, Valparaiso University. Find out about The YAWA Project: Bettering a Nation Through Education, and learn about the Native American tribe …

February 13, 2013 4:15 pm

Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra with Concerto Competition Winners

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University Symphony Orchestra with the Conerto Competition Winners and Dennis Friesen-Carper as conductor will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Chapel of the Resurrection, Valparaiso University.

February 13, 2013 4:10 pm

Valparaiso University hosts Continuing Education Information Event Feb. 21-22

VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University will host a representative from Dalton Education to share information about the partnership between the two organizations and their non-credit certificate programs including a Master’s Certificate in Financial Planning, an Online Executive Certificate in Fi…

February 07, 2013 1:39 pm

How I Learned to Drive coming Feb. 20 to VU

VALPARAISO | Winner of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize, co-winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, and co-winner of the 1998 Lucille Lortel Award for outstanding play, How I Learned to Drive, is a wildly funny, surprising and devastating tale of survival as seen through the lens of a troubling re…

February 07, 2013 11:32 am

Valparaiso University law students help prepare taxes

VALPARAISO | 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 program for assistance.

February 04, 2013 6:13 pm
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