Valparaiso Inn Bed and Breakfast offers guests 130-year historical perspective A stroll in Valparaiso’s historic Washington Street District in 2012 led couple James Berman and Lizbeth Bryant down a path they never expected. The Mother’s Day walk was the inspiration for eventually buying a 130-year-old three-story mansion. The eight-bedroom landmark residence built at the turn […]
Randa Duvick, a professor of foreign languages and literatures at Valparaiso University, was presented the American Association of Teachers of French’s 2019 Dorothy Ludwig Excellence in Teaching Award.
Mark Budnik, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Valparaiso University, will be presented a National Outstanding Teaching Medal from the American Society of Engineering Education.
Valparaiso University will host the annual Northwestern Indiana Science and Engineering Fair on Feb. 23 in the Harre Union Ballroom. Students in grades 6 through 12 from schools in Porter, Lake, LaPorte, Starke, Jasper, Pulaski and Newton counties will participate and compete for many awards and more than $5,000 in cash prizes, including scholarships to […]
Trisha Mileham has been named dean of the library at Valparaiso University. Mileham has been serving as interim dean of the library since April. Mileham joined the Valparaiso University faculty in 1998 and was promoted to associate professor in 2004. In 2008, she was named director of research services, managing the team-based department that included […]
Jess Hunter-Bowman, a 2017 graduate of the Valparaiso University Law School, is one of 28 lawyers nationwide to receive a Skadden Fellowship. “Jess Hunter-Bowman’s selection as a Skadden Fellow is well deserved,” said David R. Cleveland, interim dean of the Valparaiso University Law School and professor of law. “While at Valparaiso University Law School, he […]
Valparaiso University alumni Phyllis Buehner Duesenberg and Richard Duesenberg have committed to establish the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Endowed Chair in French Language and Culture. The endowment will provide permanent resources to ensure the teaching and learning of French language and culture at Valpo continues in perpetuity, according to Valparaiso University. “The study of foreign […]
Valparaiso University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions will begin offering an online, post-professional, occupational therapy, doctoral program in summer 2019. “We are excited to offer an online, occupational therapy doctorate to professionals currently working in the field who are seeking that important additional credential,” said Mark L. Biermann, provost and executive vice president for […]
Longtime Valparaiso University benefactor Richard Beumer donated $500,000 to the college to equip a lab to support a new environmental engineering program set to launch in fall 2019. Beumer’s contribution supports Forever Valpo: The Campaign for Our Future, the college’s $250 million campaign focused on raising permanent support for student scholarships, faculty development and programs. […]
VALPARAISO – Valparaiso University is closing its law school. In an Oct. 30 statement, the college said it will follow through with its plan to “teach-out the current law school students in a timely manner and cease operations.” The university’s law school was established in 1879 and accredited by the American Bar Association in 1929. […]