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In the News

Buena Vista University to Host Tenth Annual Scholars Day

Buena Vista University to Host Tenth Annual Scholars Day

April 15, 2014
BVU's tenth annual Scholars Day will be held on Friday, April 25. t this annual event, students share their best presentations, original research, artistic creations and performances with their peers, professors and the community. Read more...

Students Attend Lecture by Hiroshima Survivor

Students Attend Lecture by Hiroshima Survivor

April 15, 2014
Buena Vista University Japanese instructor Yuriko Togashi and a group of BVU students attended a lecture by Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor, Koko Tanimoto Kondo. Read more...

BVU Hosts High School Student Media Festival

BVU Hosts High School Student Media Festival

April 14, 2014
BVU's digital media department hosted the second annual SHOWOFF Student Media Festival. The festival allows high school juniors and seniors to submit media projects for award consideration in a variety of categories. Read more...

Buena Vista University Holds Second Annual Hacking Challenge

Buena Vista University Holds Second Annual Hacking Challenge

April 10, 2014
Twenty students from the BVU computer science department faced off against each other and students from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash., during the second annual "Capture the Flag" computer hacking challenge. Read more...

Morrow Receives National Honor for Service

Morrow Receives National Honor for Service

April 1, 2014
Sloane Morrow was selected by Campus Compact as one of five Iowa college students to receive the national Newman Civic Fellows Award. She is an active student leader and performs service work in the Storm Lake community and beyond. Read more...

BVU Students Network at Career Connect

BVU Students Network at Career Connect

March 14, 2014
Career Connect is a unique, interactive event, specifically designed for networking, learning about employment trends, and building relationships between students and future employers. Read more...

BVU Wraps Up Iron Beaver Challenge with Triathlon

BVU Wraps Up Iron Beaver Challenge with Triathlon

March 11, 2014
Over 40 Buena Vista University students, faculty, staff and members of the Storm Lake community participated in the third-annual Iron Beaver Challenge during the month of February. Read more...

Wythe Award Nominees for 2014

Wythe Award Nominees for 2014

March 10, 2014
Four professors, including two alumni, have been selected as finalists for BVU's 2014 George Wythe Award for Excellence in Teaching. The winner will be announced at the Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner on May 23. Read more...

Buena Vista University Announces Law Program with University of Iowa

Buena Vista University Announces Law Program with University of Iowa

March 6, 2014
BVU has signed an agreement with University of Iowa College of Law to coordinate their programs, allowing BVU undergraduates to apply for admission to Iowa Law's Juris Doctor Program and earn their bachelor's and law degrees in six years. Read more...

Figueroa Prepares for Possibility of Graduate School at Harvard

Figueroa Prepares for Possibility of Graduate School at Harvard

March 5, 2014
Sophomore political science major Monica Figueroa Vaca attended the Public Policy and Leadership Conference at Harvard University. The conference is designed to prepare students for graduate study in public policy and international affairs. Read more...

BVU Announces Senior of the Year Finalists

BVU Announces Senior of the Year Finalists

March 3, 2014
Buena Vista University's graduating senior class has chosen the finalists for the Senior of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced at the Student Recognition Dinner on April 26. Read more...

Student MOVE Delivers National Conference Presentation

Student MOVE Delivers National Conference Presentation

February 28, 2014
Members of the Buena Vista University Student MOVE organization attended and presented at the National Collegiate Leadership Conference in Tucson, Ariz. Read more...

Ice and Snow Fun at BVU's Winterfest

Ice and Snow Fun at BVU's Winterfest

February 14, 2014
Students gathered to compete in ice hockey, broomball, and a snow sculpture contest, while others participated in open cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ice skating, and polar golf. Read more...

Students Selected for Academic Achievement Award

Students Selected for Academic Achievement Award

February 13, 2014
Seventeen BVU students have been selected for the Clifford A. Rae Academic Achievement Award for the 2013 calendar year. The program encourages quality learning experiences for students outside the classroom. Read more...

Almost All 2013 Grads Employed, in Grad School

Almost All 2013 Grads Employed, in Grad School

February 12, 2014
Members of BVU's Class of 2013 are off to a great start, according to statistics from the annual survey by the Office of Career Services. Ninety-seven percent of them had found employment or were enrolled in graduate or professional school within six months of graduation. Read more...

Campus Media Students Honored at ICMA Conference

Campus Media Students Honored at ICMA Conference

February 11, 2014
Buena Vista University’s student-operated media organizations took home several awards and other honors at the 2014 conference of the Iowa College Media Association held in Des Moines. Read more...