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Buena Vista University Theatre to Present Musical "Iowa"

Jan. 25, 2016
Buena Vista University Theatre is presenting the New Visions Series production of the musical play "Iowa" by Jenny Schwartz and Todd Almond Feb. 3-6 at 7:30 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium on the BVU campus.

Clark Beats OT Buzzer to Lift BVU to Thrilling Win over Dutch

Jan. 23, 2016
Senior Nick Clark hit a three-pointer with 0.1 seconds left in overtime on Saturday afternoon that lifted the Buena Vista men's basketball team to a thrilling 97-94 victory over visiting Central College.

Global Fellows: Students Study Ecosystems of Chile

Jan. 23, 2016
BVU's Global Fellows spent their January near the southernmost city in the world, Puerto Williams, Chile. They explored the area's glaciers, mountains and forests, learning to see the world through the eyes of others.

Lessons from Hogwarts

Jan. 22, 2016
Harry Potter has become a cultural icon since the first novel was published back in 1997. Katie Frick's Interim Class, What Harry Taught Me, explores several different topics in relation to the Harry Potter phenomenon including racism, religion, social activism and depression.

Behind the Scenes in the State Senate

Jan. 20, 2016
This January, Hanna Zinn has served as an intern in the Iowa State Senate. She has been behind the scenes of the legislative session, taking on different tasks in the Capitol building.

Marketing and Communications Internship

Jan. 19, 2016
Ashley Lemke and Shelby Pittenger are interning at the Clay County Regional Events Center in Spencer. Ashley lent her voice to a commercial to promote an event at the center.

A Spanish Immersion

Jan. 18, 2016
Spanish students and those interested in the country's culture traveled to Spain in January for a Spanish immersion experience. During the trip, students stayed with families in the region who provided lodging, food, and a glimpse into their daily lives.

The Beauty and Culture of Europe

Jan. 16, 2016
Students spent January touring the most famous and beautiful spots in Europe, visiting eight countries overall. During their travels they saw the Roman Coliseum, the Eiffel Tower and Trafalgar Square.

How to Become a Recording Star

Jan. 15, 2016
Everyone has had the dream at one point or another of becoming a famous musician. Dr. David Klee's Interim class, How to Become a Recording Star, gives students an idea of what it's like to be a famous artist in the music industry.

January in Tahiti

Jan. 14, 2016
BVU students enjoy a peaceful sunset during the January Interim travel course in French Polynesia. They explored environmental issues and the culture of Tahiti, Bora Bora, Huahine and Maupiti.

Brittany On the Air

Jan. 13, 2016
Brittany Poeppe is spending her January Interim as an intern with KAYL and KKIA radio stations in Storm Lake. She has already been on the air several times since her first day and is looking forward to more on-air time during the remainder of her internship.

Reading, Running and Reflecting

Jan. 12, 2016
Finding time for physical activity in our day-to-day lives can seem like quite the challenge. In Running, Reading, and Reflecting, students are encouraged to fit physical activity and exercise into their busy lives.

The Front Lines of the Cola Wars

Jan. 11, 2016
In Dr. Gwen Hart's Interim Class, '80s Time Machine, activities such as a blind taste test of Coca-Cola and Pepsi help to educate the students on this period in time and the importance of such events in history.

Exploring NYC

Jan. 8, 2016
Students on the New York City and Washington, D.C. Business and Cultural Experiences Interim trip are spending this week in New York City, visiting the Statue of Liberty and other landmarks.

BVU Names Salvucci to Vice President for Academic Affairs

Jan. 7, 2016
Buena Vista University has selected Dr. Jim Salvucci as its vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty. He will carry the faculty rank of professor of English and will assume his new responsibilities this summer.

The Scientific Principles Behind Gadgets

Jan. 7, 2016
Building a DC motor and using nanoscience in the construction of solar cells may seem foreign to some, but to Dr. Tim Ehler and his Interim class, How Things Work, they are merely the stepping stones to learning how technology works.

Creativity Boot Camp

Jan. 6, 2016
Creativity is a skill that aids in creating unique solutions to a variety of life's problems. In this unique Interim class, students learn how to develop their creative abilities... including monster building.

Fisher Begins Rural Medicine Internship

Jan. 4, 2016
The Undergraduate Rural Medicine Education and Development program has selected Lexi Fisher, a senior biology major, for its January 2016 scholars program, and on Jan. 4 she participated in a white coat ceremony to begin a three-week internship.

Beavers Put the "Dam" in Amsterdam

Jan. 3, 2016
During January Interim, BVU students and faculty will visit European castles, museums and landmarks. After leaving Amsterdam, the trip will continue to cities in Germany, Italy, France and England.