News from Buena Vista University http://bvu.edu/news en-us Buena Vista University Theatre to Present "Picnic" Nov. 5-8 http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f838b161-41b3-49ab-a79d-69a267adb8f7 The play by William Inge will be performed Nov. 5-8 in Anderson Auditorium. "Picnic" is a realistic examination of unfilled dreams and the conditions faced by many women in the 1950s. Wed, 29 Oct 2014 01:13:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=f838b161-41b3-49ab-a79d-69a267adb8f7 Buena Vista University to Host Vienna Boys' Choir http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=13dda589-13e6-4fc4-9b9a-0933e281c8e2 Buena Vista University will host the Vienna Boys' Choir on Tuesday, Nov. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at Schaller Chapel on the BVU campus as part of its Academic and Cultural Event Series. The performance is free and open to the public to attend. Tue, 28 Oct 2014 02:11:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=13dda589-13e6-4fc4-9b9a-0933e281c8e2 Buena Vista University Announces Stine 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 Professors Gain International Perspective in Rapa Nui http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=39f32fb4-036b-4a6a-8b0d-f40282480b47 Five Buena Vista University faculty members recently visited Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, as part of the McCorkle Fellowship program. During the 12-day trip, they visited various destinations and landmarks across the island's 63 square miles. Fri, 1 Aug 2014 01:38:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=39f32fb4-036b-4a6a-8b0d-f40282480b47 BVU Students Selected for Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=8fd3f475-16d2-43e8-8f86-c35cb38e1012 Four students have been selected to participate in the annual Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute at the Iowa Lakeside Laboratory on West Lake Okoboji. Thu, 31 Jul 2014 01:56:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=8fd3f475-16d2-43e8-8f86-c35cb38e1012 Beaver Sculpture at the Iowa State Fair http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=ff42172b-e934-4fd7-a402-eed7a12c50d9 If you attend the 2014 Iowa State Fair, be sure to check out Buena Vista University's beaver-shaped concrete sculpture. The creation is BVU's entry in a contest to help promote the Fair’s theme, "Amazingly Amusing." Thu, 31 Jul 2014 09:30:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=ff42172b-e934-4fd7-a402-eed7a12c50d9 Celebrating Scholarships http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=b365813b-8ed0-4140-8b1d-45add970bd54 This year marked BVU's ninth annual Celebrating Scholarships event, where students come together with their scholarship benefactors to say "thank you" in person. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 11:45:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=b365813b-8ed0-4140-8b1d-45add970bd54 Sharing in the Vision of BVU http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=82afc157-a718-4135-8fcd-56e7cebd6d25 Throughout Buena Vista's history, a variety of individuals have used their insights, knowledge, and perspectives to contribute to the success of the University. Many names come to mind, including the last name Pierce. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 01:46:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=82afc157-a718-4135-8fcd-56e7cebd6d25 Student Organization Receives Grant from Alliant Energy http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=92ed6612-3643-4e7f-8c09-3293ac5512a3 BV Buddies-Teammates has received a grant from Alliant Energy Foundation that will be used to support their activities in the community. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 09:28:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=92ed6612-3643-4e7f-8c09-3293ac5512a3 On-Time and On-Track: Four Years to Graduation http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=95c222f9-3567-44d4-a9cf-01cb789fb5bd Active, hands-on learning through internships, travel, field work, and research is the lifeblood of the BVU experience. So how do students get the most out of their college years and still graduate on time? Fri, 11 Jul 2014 02:44:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=95c222f9-3567-44d4-a9cf-01cb789fb5bd Buena Vista University Students Receive Governor's Volunteer Awards http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=0c7be531-2693-49dd-b20f-33ac6c213faf Sixteen Buena Vista University students and the BVU Student Senate were honored at the 2014 Governor's Volunteer Award ceremonies held in June on the BVU campus. Wed, 9 Jul 2014 09:40:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=0c7be531-2693-49dd-b20f-33ac6c213faf Buena Vista University Honored by Iowa Campus Compact http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=cd9d648f-a758-4a80-ad41-436daa00f96f A Buena Vista University student organization and an individual from the campus community were recognized with honorable mention awards by Iowa Campus Compact at its 2014 Engaged Campus Awards event. Mon, 7 Jul 2014 04:42:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=cd9d648f-a758-4a80-ad41-436daa00f96f First Class of BVU Global Fellows Graduate http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=3790aa97-5eaf-46a9-9ace-f58943bc944e Six students who were selected for Buena Vista University's first Global Fellows Program in 2011 earned their degrees and are the first class to complete the four-year, interdisciplinary academic and travel program. Thu, 3 Jul 2014 10:08:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=3790aa97-5eaf-46a9-9ace-f58943bc944e Graduate & Professional Studies Announces New Degree http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=7ceb2d18-1710-4eb1-a4a4-a42b2dfb4193 Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies is launching a Bachelor of Applied Science degree with a major in applied management. The degree is specifically designed for those holding an Associate of Applied Science degree. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 10:03:00 CDT http://bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=7ceb2d18-1710-4eb1-a4a4-a42b2dfb4193