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Waldorf University to Host Artist Reception for Photographer Chad Heggen

10/12/2018

Waldorf University to host an artist reception for area photographer Chad Heggen on Thursday Oct. 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Waldorf University Gallery housed in the Campus Center located at 106 S. 6thSt Forest City, IA. 50436. An artist talk will begin at 7 p.m.

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Waldorf University’s Fall Speaker Series Featuring Slam Poet, Natasah T. Miller

10/12/2018

Waldorf University to host slam poet, Natasah T. Miller as part of the Fall Speaker Series on Monday Oct. 22 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Waldorf University Atrium at 106 S. 6 St. Forest City, IA. 50436. The event is free to the public. … Read More


Motivational Speaker and Athlete, Richard Jensen, Speaking at Waldorf University

10/9/2018

Waldorf University Athletic Department and Student Life will host the “Be a Champion of Life” speaking event featuring Richard Jensen on Wednesday Oct. 24 from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Boman Fine Arts Center located at 225 John K Hanson Dr. Forest City, Ia. The event is free to the public. … Read More


Waldorf University Introduces English as a Second Language Endorsement

10/9/2018

Waldorf University will now offer the English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement as an option to Education students. The university was notified by the Iowa Department of Education on Oct. 5 that they had been approved to begin offering the ESL endorsement to students as one of several endorsements available within the Bachelor of Science in Education curriculum. … Read More


Boman Fine Arts Center to Host Official Grand Opening

9/27/2018

The Boman Fine Arts Center, located at 225 John K. Hanson Drive Forest City, Iowa, will host a grand opening on Monday Oct. 15. Invitation only events will begin at 4:30 p.m. and continue until 6:30 p.m. when the center will open to the public. A program of events is scheduled from 7-8 p.m. followed by public tours from 8-9 p.m. Media will have the opportunity to speak with organization committee members from 5:15-6:15 p.m. … Read More


Distinguished Poet, Gabriel Gudding, to Present at Waldorf University

9/18/2018

Waldorf University to host poet Gabriel Gudding on Sept. 24. The event is a part of the Distinguished Visiting Authors Series sponsored by the Waldorf University English Department. The reading is free and open to the public from 7-8 p.m. in the Salveson Ballroom located at 106 S. Sixth St. Forest City, IA.   … Read More


Roughly 100 Waldorf University Volunteers Lending A Hand in Annual Iowa State Park Volunteer Day

9/13/2018

On Saturday Sept. 22, from 10 a.m. to noon roughly 100 Waldorf University volunteers will join together at Pilot Knob State Park to participate in the annual Iowa State Park Volunteer Day. … Read More


Waldorf University Communications Professor Chosen as One of Five Finalists in Graphic Design Competition

9/12/2018

Tiffany Olson, Waldorf University Associate Professor of Communications, chosen as one of five finalists in the Jordan Wine Bottle Poster Contest: Bring the Le Tour de Melchior to Life.  … Read More


Waldorf University’s Biology Dept. Making Strides in University of Iowa FUTURE in Biomedicine Program

9/7/2018

This past summer, Waldorf University biology sophomore Jennet Hojanazarova, and Dr. Carol Fischer, biology faculty, participated in the Fostering Undergraduate Talent – Uniting Research and Education in Biomedicine (FUTURE) in Biomedicine Program at the University of Iowa where they spent the summer researching cleft lip/palate in the lab of Dr. Robert Cornell, a professor in Anatomy and Cellular Biology. Hojanazarova and Dr. Fischer spent two months working side by side at the laboratory bench. As members of the Cornell lab, they also participated in the lab’s weekly journal club, including taking their “turn” presenting their research and current state of knowledge in the field. Near the end of July, they each presented the results of their research to other program participants at the FUTURE in Biomedicine Research Symposium. Hojanazarova also presented a poster at the University-wide Summer Undergraduate Research Symposium along with about 160 other students from other University of Iowa departments. … Read More


Star Warrior defenseman and alumnus, Jeff Bartel, signs to play professional hockey in Sweden

9/4/2018

The Waldorf hockey team is sending one of its alumni into the ranks of the professionals. … Read More


Waldorf University to Host Artist Reception and Talk for Richard Leet

8/30/2018

Waldorf University to host artist reception and talk for area artist Richard Leet on Thursday, Sept. 6 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Waldorf University Gallery housed in the Campus Center located at 106 S. 6thSt Forest City, Ia. 50436. An artist talk will begin at 7 p.m. … Read More


Safety Degree from Waldorf University Becomes GSP Qualifying Academic Program

8/29/2018

Waldorf University's Bachelor of Arts, Occupational Safety has been reviewed by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) and approved as a Graduate Safety Practitioner® (GSP®) Qualifying Academic Program (QAP), providing the program's graduates the option to apply with BCSP for the GSP designation after graduation. … Read More


Fine Arts Center dedicated as Boman Fine Arts Center

8/21/2018

Scheduled to open in October of 2018, the Forest City fine arts center is a state-of-the-art facility being constructed along the city’s entertainment/recreational corridor. Excitement is building as the Fine Arts Center scheduling calendar begins to fill with future events and performances. … Read More


Waldorf’s New Master of Arts in Health Care Management Degree Equips Graduates for Leadership

6/11/2018

Waldorf University recently bolstered its online degree program offerings with the launch of its newest program, a Master of Arts in health care management. … Read More


Waldorf University Announces Dean’s List for Spring 2018 Semester

6/6/2018

Waldorf University is pleased to recognize students that have achieved the Dean’s List for the spring 2018 semester.  … Read More


Waldorf University to Hold Baccalaureate, Commencement on Saturday

5/1/2018

Waldorf University will be granting degrees to approximately 735 graduates, both online and residential, during its Commencement exercises on Saturday, May 5. … Read More


Waldorf University Biology Department Accepted into National Honor Society, TriBeta

4/11/2018

Waldorf University just added a huge feather in its academic cap as it is now a charter member of the prestigious Beta Beta Beta (TriBeta) National Biological Honor Society … Read More


Waldorf University Hosts National History Day Contest

2/15/2018

Waldorf University will be hosting the National History Day Contest for the Prairie School District on March 23, 2018 starting at 9 a.m. in the Luise V. Hanson Library. Awards will be presented at 11:30 a.m. in the Odvin Hagen Recital Hall. … Read More


Learning Partner Scholarship Winner Ready to Learn More About Public Administration

2/14/2018

Waldorf University recently awarded Battalion Chief Herman Born of the Wilmington Fire Department a Learning Partner Scholarship. … Read More


Waldorf University to host Stop Hunger Food Packaging Event February 28

2/13/2018

Waldorf University will be hosting a Stop Hunger Food Packing Event on Wednesday, February 28, 2018, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Atrium on campus. … Read More


Waldorf University to Host Blood Drive

2/2/2018

Waldorf University will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, February 27, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Atrium on campus. The public is invited to participate. … Read More


Waldorf University Announces Winner of #WaldorfTeacherMemes Competition -Belmond-Klemme's John Sifert Wins Facebook Competition -

2/1/2018

Waldorf University is pleased to announce Belmond-Klemme Community School District teacher, John Sifert, as the winner of the 2017 #WaldorfTeacherMemes Competition. As the winner of the competition, Sifert received a check for $1,000 to be used toward purchasing supplies for his classroom. … Read More


Waldorf University's Theatre Department Presents Leaving Iowa - Show runs February 14-17 -

1/31/2018

Waldorf University’s Theatre Department presents Leaving Iowa by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, February 14-17, 2018, in the Smith Theatre in Voss Hall. … Read More


Waldorf University to Host 24-Hour Read-A-Thon

1/24/2018

Waldorf University will be hosting a 24-hour Read-A-Thon starting at 5 p.m. February 5 and ending at 5 p.m. February 6 in the lounge of the Luise V. Hanson Library. The event is co-sponsored by the Warriors Writing Club and the Waldorf Library.     … Read More


Waldorf University's Knit Wits Participate in Little Hats, Big Hearts Project - The community is invited to participate -

1/23/2018

Waldorf University’s Knit Wits, a club of faculty, staff and students that enjoy knitting and crocheting, is participating in the American Heart Association’s Little Hats, Big Hearts™ project. … Read More


Waldorf University Announces Dean's List for Fall 2017 Semester

1/22/2018

Waldorf University is pleased to recognize students that have achieved the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester.  … Read More


Waldorf University’s Distinguished Visiting Writer Series Presents Fiction Writer K.L. Cook

12/22/2017

Waldorf University’s Distinguished Visiting Writer Series presents Fiction Writer K.L. Cook on Tuesday, February 13, from 7-8 p.m. in the Salveson Ballroom on campus. … Read More


Nationally Recognized Motivational Speaker Lamarr Womble to Speak at Waldorf University

12/19/2017

Waldorf University is pleased to welcome nationally recognized motivational speaker Lamarr Womble to campus Monday, January 15, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Womble will speak on passion, diversity and inclusion from 10:15-11:15 a.m. in the Atrium. … Read More


Waldorf University Listed as Top School by Military Education Journal

12/19/2017

Waldorf University recently received the designation of a Top School in the Military Advanced Education & Transition's 2018 Guide to Colleges & Universities. … Read More


Waldorf University Alpha Chi Honor Society Awards Undergrad Research Grants

11/16/2017

Waldorf University’s Alpha Chi Honor Society recently awarded two $500 grants for undergraduate student research. This year’s recipients are: Diana Humble from Stewartville, Minn. and Sara Vettleson-Trutza from Spring Grove, Minn. … Read More


Waldorf University Presents 2nd Annual History Student Symposium

11/15/2017

The Waldorf University History Department will be hosting its 2nd annual History Student Symposium on Wednesday, November 29 in the Salveson Hall Ballroom.  … Read More


Waldorf University Creative Writing Students Present at Streamlines Conference

11/14/2017

Four Waldorf University Creative Writing students were selected to share their poetry at the Streamlines conference held November 11 at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa.  … Read More


Waldorf University Vocal Students Compete at NATS Competition -Zachary Feldt earns Finalist/Winner Designation-

11/10/2017

Three Waldorf University students earned recognition at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition at Drake University on November 3-4. … Read More


Christmas with Waldorf Set for December 1-3 - Christmas with the Wind Symphony scheduled for December 7 -

11/10/2017

Waldorf University’s Department of Music is pleased to present Christmas with Waldorf, December 1-2 at 7 p.m. and December 3 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Forest City. Christmas with the Waldorf University Wind Symphony will be held on December 7 at 7 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Forest City. This year’s theme is “This Shining Night.” … Read More


Two Honored with Waldorf University’s Prestigious Alumni Distinguished Service Award

10/31/2017

Two alum were recently recognized during Waldorf University’s Homecoming festivities with the prestigious Alumni Distinguished Service Award.  … Read More


2017 Iowa Teacher of the Year and Waldorf Alum, Shelly Vroegh, to speak at Waldorf University

10/26/2017

2017 Iowa Teacher of the Year and Waldorf alum Shelly (Wentzel) Vroegh will speak at Waldorf University on Wednesday, November 15 at 6:15 p.m. in the Salveson Ballroom. The public is invited to attend. … Read More


Hannah Marsh Joins Waldorf University

10/24/2017

Hannah Marsh has joined Waldorf University as director of alumni relations and gift officer.  … Read More


Waldorf University Announces Faculty Inquiere

10/24/2017

Waldorf University’s Faculty Inquiere will take place on Tuesday, November 7 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Luise V. Hanson Library, room 201. … Read More


Twelve Inducted into Waldorf University Alpha Chi Honor Society

10/19/2017

Waldorf University is pleased to announce this year’s inductees into the Alpha Chi Honor Society. Alpha Chi honors those juniors and seniors with high academic achievement who use those gifts in service for others. … Read More


Waldorf University’s Theatre Department Presents Othello - Show runs November 15-18

10/11/2017

Waldorf University’s Theatre Department presents Othello, November 15-18, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Smith Theatre of Voss Hall. … Read More


Waldorf University Faculty Inquiere Series Presents: Traveling in the Path of Martin Luther

10/10/2017

Waldorf University Faculty Inquiere Series is pleased to present “Traveling in the Path of Martin Luther: Luther and Katharina and a Reformation of Church and Society” on Monday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. in room 116 of the Nilssen-Boe Science Hall. … Read More


Three Join Admissions Department at Waldorf University

10/9/2017

Waldorf University is pleased to announce the addition of three individuals to our admissions department. … Read More


Donate Blood at Waldorf University

10/5/2017

Donating blood is safe, simple and it saves lives. It takes just one hour to make a life-saving blood donation, which will impact the lives of up to three different hospital patients. You can make a difference in your community by helping to maintain the local blood supply when you donate blood with LifeServe Blood Center. … Read More


Waldorf University’s Department of Music Presents Faculty Artist Series: Professor Melissa Phillips

10/3/2017

Waldorf University’s Department of Music is pleased to announce the creation of its Faculty Artist Series, with the first performance featuring Professor Melissa Phillips. … Read More


Lilyan Prado Carrillo to Speak at Waldorf University

9/14/2017

Lilyan Prado Carrillo will be speaking at Waldorf University on September 27 at 7 p.m. in the Atrium as part of its fall speaker series. … Read More


Waldorf University’s Theatre Department Presents The Odd Couple - Male and female versions will run September 20-23

9/14/2017

Waldorf University’s Theatre Department presents The Odd Couple, September 20-23, 2017, in the Smith Theatre in Voss Hall. … Read More


Waldorf University Gallery Features Watercolors By Marvella Blome – Artist Reception Held September 21

9/11/2017

Waldorf University is pleased to feature Watercolors by Marvella Blome in its gallery in the Campus Center now through October 6. An artist reception will be held on Thursday, September 21 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the gallery, with Blome speaking at 7 p.m. … Read More


Waldorf University’s Distinguished Visiting Writer Series Presents Jennifer Knox

9/8/2017

Waldorf University’s Distinguished Visiting Writer Series presents poet Jennifer L. Knox on Thursday, September 21 from 7-8 p.m. in the first floor lounge of the Luise V. Hanson Library on the Waldorf campus. … Read More


Waldorf University’s Office of Student Life Receives Governor’s Volunteer Award

9/8/2017

Waldorf University’s Office of Student Life received a Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg during a special recognition ceremony this summer in Storm Lake. … Read More


Waldorf University’s Department of Music Offers New Programs for Community Members

8/31/2017

In an effort to engage the community, Waldorf University’s Department of Music has created two new programs for area musicians to participate in.  … Read More


New Professors Join Waldorf University

8/31/2017

Waldorf University is pleased to announce the addition of several new professors at our residential campus. … Read More


Waldorf University Names Online Academic Program Directors

8/25/2017

Waldorf University is pleased to announce the addition of two online academic program directors.  … Read More


Adam Buehler Joins Waldorf University

7/11/2017

Adam Buehler has joined Waldorf University as a financial aid counselor. … Read More


Waldorf University Professor Conducts Research with the University of Iowa

7/6/2017

A Waldorf University associate professor is spending his summer in Iowa City doing research with a University of Iowa faculty member. … Read More


Higher Learning Commission Reaffirms Waldorf University's Accreditation

6/29/2017

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) recently reaffirmed Waldorf University’s accreditation, with the next Reaffirmation of Accreditation in 2026-2027. … Read More


Hallie Erdahl Joins Waldorf University

6/22/2017

Hallie Erdahl has joined Waldorf University as director of student activities and Breen area coordinator.  … Read More


Waldorf University Announces Dean's List for Spring 2017 Semester

5/31/2017

Waldorf University is pleased to recognize students that have achieved the Dean’s List for the Spring 2017 semester. … Read More


Assistant Professor Tim Bascom Promoted at Waldorf University

5/18/2017

Assistant Professor of English and Director of Creative Writing Tim Bascom has earned tenure at Waldorf University, being promoted to Associate Professor.  … Read More


Top of Iowa Conference Art and Writing Festival Announces Winners

5/17/2017

The Top of Iowa Conference is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Art and Writing Festival held at Waldorf University on May 12.  … Read More


Warrior Theatre Company Presents Theatre 101 for Kids

5/10/2017

Waldorf University’s Warrior Theatre Company presents Theatre 101 for Kids, June 5-8 from 1-3 p.m. in the Smith Theatre. … Read More


Record Number of Graduates at Waldorf University Commencement

5/3/2017

Waldorf University will be granting degrees to 748 graduates during its Commencement exercises May 6. This is a record number of graduates for Waldorf University, up from 495 last year.  … Read More


Michael Ferch Joins Waldorf University

5/3/2017

Michael Ferch has joined Waldorf University as a records coordinator in the Registrar department.
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Waldorf University to Host Top of Iowa Conference Art & Writing Festival

4/24/2017

Waldorf University will host the Top of Iowa Art and Writing Festival May 10-12, 2017, with students from 18 schools participating. … Read More


Waldorf University Communication Department Launches Create U Scholarship Contest

4/11/2017

The Waldorf University Communication Department is launching Create U – a scholarship contest for students to demonstrate their creativity for a chance to win a $40,000 scholarship.   … Read More


Spring Student Art Show is on Display at Waldorf University

4/6/2017

Twenty-five Waldorf University students will have their artwork on display April 3 – April 26 at the gallery on campus, with a student reception planned for April 19 from 5-7 pm.  … Read More


Waldorf University to host Blood Drive

3/14/2017

Waldorf University will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, April 11, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Atrium on campus. The public is invited to participate. … Read More


Waldorf University's Distinguished Visiting Writer Series Presents Wyatt Townley

3/14/2017

Waldorf University’s Distinguished Visiting Writer Series presents Wyatt Townley, Poet Laureate of Kansas Emeritus, on Wednesday, April 12 from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Odvin Hagen Recital Hall. … Read More


Waldorf University to host Human Trafficking Discussion

3/1/2017

Waldorf University will host “Human Trafficking in Iowa: An Overview and Discussion” on March 30 from 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. in the Salveson Hall Ballroom. … Read More


Waldorf University Presents 7th Annual History Symposium

2/27/2017

The Waldorf University History Department will be hosting its 7th annual History Symposium on March 28, 2017, at 7 p.m. in the Atrium on campus.  … Read More


Campus Closure Notice

2/24/2017

The Waldorf University residential campus will be closed today, February 24, due to poor weather conditions. Our online offices are open. Stay safe, Warriors! … Read More


Waldorf University Announces Residential Dean's List for Fall 2016 Semester

2/22/2017

 

 Waldorf University is pleased to recognize those students that have achieved the Dean’s List for the Fall 2016 semester.

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Piano Students Excel at Districts

2/9/2017

Area students excelled this past weekend at the Iowa Music Teacher Association's (IMTA) district auditions held at the North Iowa Community College in Mason City, Iowa. … Read More


Waldorf University's Theatre Department Presents The 39 Steps

2/9/2017

Waldorf University's Theatre Department presents The 39 Steps by John Buchan, adapted by Patrick Barlow, February 15-18, 2017, in the Smith Theatre in Voss Hall. … Read More


Anda Union to perform in Forest City through Arts Midwest World Fest Partnership

2/3/2017

Anda Union, a world-renown ensemble from China’s Inner Mongolia, will be in Forest City February 20-24, 2017, as part of the Arts Midwest World Fest. … Read More


Waldorf University to host Stop Hunger Event

1/26/2017

Waldorf University will be hosting a Stop Hunger Food Packing Event on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Atrium on campus. … Read More


Waldorf University Seeks Comments

1/23/2017

Waldorf University is seeking comments from the public about the University in preparation for its periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency. … Read More


Iowa Teacher of Year to Speak at Waldorf University

12/9/2016

Learn about the changing role of teachers as discussed by Scott Slechta, 2016 Iowa Teacher of the Year, on Nov. 9 in the ballroom of Salveson Hall at Waldorf University. … Read More


Waldorf University to Unwrap Music for Christmas

12/9/2016

‘Tis the season to celebrate a weekend of joyful sounds at Christmas With Waldorf!
On Dec. 3, Waldorf University will sponsor a dinner and concert at the Waldorf Atrium for all to attend. … Read More


Waldorf Students to Discuss Research

12/8/2016

Three Waldorf University students will give research presentations on Dec. 5 in Room 201 of the library. … Read More


Waldorf Names Alumni Distinguished Service Award Winners

10/13/2016

Waldorf University honored two of their own with the Alumni Distinguished Service Award at the annual homecoming celebration held Oct. 8 in Forest City, Iowa. … Read More


Waldorf University Seeks Public Comment

9/19/2016

In preparation for Waldorf University’s periodic evaluation by its regional accrediting agency, the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), Waldorf is seeking comments from the public regarding substantive matters related to the quality of the institution or its academic programs. … Read More


Jerome reassumes duties as Waldorf’s director of athletics

9/7/2016

On Tuesday, Waldorf University announced that Denny Jerome will reassume duties as the university's director of athletics.Jerome, who served as associate athletic director the past five years, has guided Waldorf's athletic department in administrative leadership for 35 years, including a tenure as director of athletics that spanned three decades. … Read More


Waldorf University names Dr. Vince Beach as Vice President of Academic Affairs

6/15/2016

Dr. Vince Beach has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Academic Affairs for Waldorf University. … Read More