Smart Moves

  • November 5, 2019

    CHESS names two new associate deans

    Two associate professors of communication have been named as associate deans in the College of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences beginning in January 2020.

  • October 17, 2019

    Sociology professors receive research grants

    Kathryn Sweeney, associate professor, and Hubert Izienicki, assistant professor, received $500 grants each at the academy’s annual meeting in Valparaiso on Oct. 11.

  • September 18, 2019

    Anne Edwards named recipient of scholarship for faculty mentoring

    Anne B. Edwards, associate professor of human development and family studies, has been named as one of the recipients of the Felix Berardo Scholarship Award for Faculty Mentoring by the National Council on Family Relations.

  • August 27, 2019

    Dr. Mike Johnson joins Behavioral Sciences as department chair

    Mike Johnson’s decision to join the Behavioral Sciences department as professor and chair represents a homecoming of sorts. He taught at Valparaiso University from 2001-2006 after finishing his doctoral degree in sociology at Iowa State University.

  • August 23, 2019

    CHESS welcomes new faculty

    Eight new colleagues joined the CHESS faculty with the start of the 2019-2020 academic year and were recognized at a reception at the Purdue University Northwest-CHESS Art Gallery on Monday, August 12.

  • August 19, 2019

    CHESS faculty serve as Fulbright scholars and as distinguished fellow

    Two CHESS faculty members spent the 2018-2019 academic year abroad as Fulbright scholars, while a third faculty member is serving as a distinguished fellow at the University of Notre Dame’s Center for Advanced Study.