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Waldorf University Students Inducted into Alpha Chi Honor Society

10/16/2018

Waldorf University is pleased to announce this year’s inductees into the Alpha Chi Honor Society. Eleven students were inducted during a formal ceremony held at Waldorf University Saturday, Oct. 13. Alpha Chi honors those juniors and seniors with high academic achievement who use those gifts in service for others. … Read More


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


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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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