News from Buena Vista University http://bvu.edu/news en-us Looking Back on 2014 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=92f30b42-ff22-44cb-b313-5f2cd3c7d96b It was another great year at Buena Vista University. Take a look at some of the exciting things that happened in 2014... in the classroom, on the field and traveling the world. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 03:39:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=92f30b42-ff22-44cb-b313-5f2cd3c7d96b Buena Vista University Named to Higher Education Service Honor Roll http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f7462e69-c4aa-4220-90ba-d066959eb516 BVU has been named to the 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The distinction is the highest federal recognition that colleges and universities can receive for civic engagement. Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:11:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f7462e69-c4aa-4220-90ba-d066959eb516 BVU Accepting Applications for Cultural Leadership Conference http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f5390820-77ab-4193-ab0d-1388e105a685 The Buena Vista University Office of Multicultural Engagement and its Multicultural Engagement Leadership Team are accepting applications for the 15th Annual Cultural Leadership Conference: "Illuminate the Vibrant Self Within." Thu, 11 Dec 2014 04:03:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f5390820-77ab-4193-ab0d-1388e105a685 Kelsey Mitchell to Study Mathematics in Budapest http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=664bc7ba-e474-4c50-957d-9cfe095b3d58 The BVU senior will be the first student from Buena Vista University to attend the Budapest Semesters in Mathematics study-abroad program. She will live and study in Budapest, Hungary, during the Spring 2015 semester. Fri, 5 Dec 2014 09:30:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=664bc7ba-e474-4c50-957d-9cfe095b3d58 Celebrating the Season at the Christmas Dinner http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=cdfdb1f5-ca75-4dfd-b786-d34022b711f6 The Buena Vista University community gathered together for the 28th Annual All-Campus Christmas Dinner. Students were served a holiday meal by members of the University faculty, staff, and administration. Thu, 4 Dec 2014 06:00:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=cdfdb1f5-ca75-4dfd-b786-d34022b711f6 Concert Band Presents Holiday Concert http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f4f03c81-6b76-4abf-8e0f-5d61227b8ea9 The Buena Vista University Concert Band, under the direction of Assistant Professor of Music Jerry Bertrand, will present its annual holiday concert on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. in Schaller Memorial Chapel Tue, 2 Dec 2014 01:55:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f4f03c81-6b76-4abf-8e0f-5d61227b8ea9 Digital Media Students Earn National Recognition http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=a7621be1-665d-4728-be99-b1b47fe0914b Buena Vista University students and organizations were recognized in the College Media Association's Organizational Pinnacle Awards. The Pinnacle Awards honor the best student media from colleges and universities across the nation. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:14:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=a7621be1-665d-4728-be99-b1b47fe0914b BVU Offers Art Sessions to High School Students http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=63674e80-7299-4cfa-b1e2-c059f784926d BVU hosted a high-school based, hands-on, art event, "I Do Art" in November. The workshops, hosted by art, graphic design, and digital media seniors, were part of their capstone Senior Seminar and Media Project. Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:09:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=63674e80-7299-4cfa-b1e2-c059f784926d Buena Vista University MLK Day Celebration Call for Essays http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=5eb99610-8be2-467f-8074-5bf87aca9f26 In preparation for "MLK Day Celebration: A tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.," the Buena Vista University Office of Multicultural Engagement and Spiritual Life is seeking entries for its “I Have a Dream” essay writing contest. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:27:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=5eb99610-8be2-467f-8074-5bf87aca9f26 BVU Students Accepted to 2014 Iowa Collegiate Honor Band http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=327755d0-83c9-4a9e-947d-7e5b8f28d145 Three Buena Vista University band members have been selected to participate in the 21st Annual Iowa Collegiate Honor Band. This year marks BVU’s 16th year of students participating in the honor band. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 02:13:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=327755d0-83c9-4a9e-947d-7e5b8f28d145 Buena Vista University Theatre Presents "Picnic" http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=0b66c260-ccd5-420b-8de7-28e0c67d9c20 Buena Vista University Theatre presented "Picnic" by William Inge in November. The play is set on Labor Day weekend in the joint backyards of two middle-aged widows in a small Kansas town. Sat, 8 Nov 2014 02:38:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=0b66c260-ccd5-420b-8de7-28e0c67d9c20 Students Present at Regional Conference http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=820edb4e-7178-4e46-9cb1-fa640a0a3cde Three Buena Vista University students presented at the Midwest Service Leaders Conference. Their presentation focused on the BV Buddies program, the building of reciprocal relationships and its impact on mentors and mentees. Fri, 7 Nov 2014 09:55:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=820edb4e-7178-4e46-9cb1-fa640a0a3cde Evans to Become President at Southern Vermont College http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=fe5fd5fc-ae0a-4554-9146-19a07a20decc Buena Vista University announces that Dr. David Evans will be leaving his position as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty effective Jan. 1, 2015, to accept a position at Southern Vermont College. Wed, 5 Nov 2014 09:36:00 CST http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=fe5fd5fc-ae0a-4554-9146-19a07a20decc Buena Vista University Announces $2.7 Million Endowment for Science http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=5abebb57-6ebc-4abf-a851-1d0a72c41f4b BVU's School of Science has received a $2.7 million endowment from Harry and Molly Stine, to support student and faculty research and expand other high-impact learning opportunities. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:19:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=5abebb57-6ebc-4abf-a851-1d0a72c41f4b Dr. Melinda Coogan: Mentoring Women in Science http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=205b1415-0bf3-4940-a438-925d72ef83cc Dr. Melinda Coogan, associate professor of biology at Buena Vista University, talks about her efforts to encourage and set an example for other young women in science. Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:54:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=205b1415-0bf3-4940-a438-925d72ef83cc BVU to Offer Classes at Southeastern Community College West Burlington Campus http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=741ecb44-d474-4d92-a39a-d0257d74d3ac Buena Vista University and Southeastern Community College have signed an agreement that will enable BVU to offer bachelor's degree classes in West Burlington through its Graduate & Professional Studies program. Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:46:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=741ecb44-d474-4d92-a39a-d0257d74d3ac BVU Students Meet the Iowa Supreme Court http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=ec3954bf-35da-43e8-afc8-bc1e785d3bbf Buena Vista University pre-law students got front-row seats and a chance to meet with Iowa Supreme Court justices during the court's special session in Anderson Auditorium on campus. Thu, 16 Oct 2014 01:15:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=ec3954bf-35da-43e8-afc8-bc1e785d3bbf Alumni Awards 2014 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f794db12-504f-4ea2-be9e-0ee7bfa309f0 The Buena Vista University National Alumni Association honored four individuals for their service to the University and to their communities at a special luncheon and at half-time of the Homecoming game on Oct. 4. Mon, 13 Oct 2014 04:50:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f794db12-504f-4ea2-be9e-0ee7bfa309f0 Homecoming King and Queen Crowned http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f8fe26ea-0312-4fab-bf29-e8b54f4223e4 On Oct. 3, Buena Vista University crowned its 2014 Homecoming king and queen: Ian Grigsby, a senior mathematics major from Omaha, Nebraska, and Beth Weber, a senior biology major from Danbury. Thu, 9 Oct 2014 03:08:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f8fe26ea-0312-4fab-bf29-e8b54f4223e4 McDermott Receives EPA Research Fellowship http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=4b559d05-bb37-4373-b949-66761dae65a2 Carolyn McDermott is one of only 30 U.S. students to be awarded the fellowship, which provides financial support for undergraduate study and an EPA facility internship, and plans to research emerging contaminants. Fri, 3 Oct 2014 07:43:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=4b559d05-bb37-4373-b949-66761dae65a2 BVU Students Participate in Footprint Project http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=093b5bc0-35ec-485d-92e9-8c581a2f7a19 BVU held its fifth annual Footprint Project exercise, with the objective of developing creative ideas to spur environmental change and reduce the area's environmental footprint. The winning project focused on the disposal of used electronic devices and e-waste. Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:24:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=093b5bc0-35ec-485d-92e9-8c581a2f7a19 Horpedahl Featured on Omaha Public Radio http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=1582ded1-be1a-4968-b2b0-d889c24b38f9 Dr. Jeremy Horpedahl, assistant professor of economics, was featured in an interview with an Omaha Public Radio station about his research regarding the impact of tax incentives on Nebraska taxpayers. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 04:17:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=1582ded1-be1a-4968-b2b0-d889c24b38f9 Buena Vista University Named a Leader in Civic Engagement by National Association http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=664cefcb-7d63-4035-bf59-4da908a694fd BVU has been named as a Lead Institution by Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and selected to participate in its national Lead Initiative on civic learning and democratic engagement. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 03:54:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=664cefcb-7d63-4035-bf59-4da908a694fd BVU Earns High Score for Academic Value Among Midwest Colleges http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=9f02bfda-aae6-4c48-a093-b36878b3178a Buena Vista University has retained its standing as the third best value school among Midwest regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Colleges Rankings publication. This is the third consecutive year that BVU has held this ranking. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:05:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=9f02bfda-aae6-4c48-a093-b36878b3178a "Exploring the World Through Outdoor Recreation" ACES Event, Kayaking Workshops http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=d915cb46-b828-4e06-90b1-369ce2ecdd23 Adventure seeker and Storm Lake native Chuck Stark will be on campus sharing his story of exploring the world on foot and in a kayak. Stark will also offer kayaking workshops through the American Canoe Association. Wed, 3 Sep 2014 04:30:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=d915cb46-b828-4e06-90b1-369ce2ecdd23 BVU Announces Exchange Program with Geneva School of Business Administration http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=3bac2c31-9455-4225-af7c-63d5caaa1412 Through the program, the institutions can exchange up to two students each per academic year. Students will spend a complete semester studying at the host schools, giving them an immersive international experience. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:55:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=3bac2c31-9455-4225-af7c-63d5caaa1412 Buena Vista University to Honor Nine on Founders Day http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=139e8a92-f5a8-4cc5-9e34-218eff1d2e39 BVU will hold its 37th annual Founders' Day memorial service on Sept. 6 to honor nine deceased individuals who have served the institution as faculty, staff, trustees, alumni, friends and benefactors. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 03:12:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=139e8a92-f5a8-4cc5-9e34-218eff1d2e39 New Students Welcomed to BVU http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=aa914101-1fed-4798-9c5c-dcde586c5cf1 New students moved onto campus during BVU's Welcome Week activities. They were welcomed to campus by other students, faculty and staff, and made the traditional procession through Victory Arch. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 03:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=aa914101-1fed-4798-9c5c-dcde586c5cf1 BVU Announces New Faculty Members http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=4b6fee3c-f172-4a2b-a52d-495d5d156d29 Buena Vista University has announced faculty changes for the 2014-15 academic year, including nine new professors. The new faculty bring strong credentials and new perspectives to campus. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:00:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=4b6fee3c-f172-4a2b-a52d-495d5d156d29 Newhouse and Rust Head BVU Community Campaign http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=43c67b78-61da-4d0f-9458-642ced57416c Buena Vista University has announced that Josh Newhouse and Michael Rust will be the co-chairs for its 2014-2015 Community Campaign. Contributions to the Community Campaign help provide resources for scholarships and academic programs. Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:47:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=43c67b78-61da-4d0f-9458-642ced57416c