BVU Top News Stories http://www.bvu.edu/news News Headlines from Buena Vista University http://www.bvu.edu/global/images/archrss.jpg BVU Top News Stories http://www.bvu.edu/news Buena Vista University to Host Tenth Annual Scholars Day http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=994f2ebf-334e-4f1f-b3cb-a4dc0e18c2df http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=994f2ebf-334e-4f1f-b3cb-a4dc0e18c2df 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. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:21:00 CDT Students Attend Lecture by Hiroshima Survivor http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=35ac758f-6d08-4da5-af43-75364566129e http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=35ac758f-6d08-4da5-af43-75364566129e Buena Vista University Japanese instructor Yuriko Togashi and a group of BVU students attended a lecture by Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor, Koko Tanimoto Kondo. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:01:00 CDT BVU Hosts High School Student Media Festival http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=515a0556-ce83-4a3f-b87c-ec0fad960c12 http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=515a0556-ce83-4a3f-b87c-ec0fad960c12 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. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 10:56:00 CDT Buena Vista University Holds Second Annual Hacking Challenge http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=3024d9f4-a1ef-47da-b79d-f809683a8b4e http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=3024d9f4-a1ef-47da-b79d-f809683a8b4e 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. Thu, 10 Apr 2014 08:30:00 CDT Morrow Receives National Honor for Service http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=ea105705-a392-45d8-b6ed-8317e7b54871 http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=ea105705-a392-45d8-b6ed-8317e7b54871 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. Tue, 01 Apr 2014 14:51:00 CDT BVU Students Network at Career Connect http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=c1035064-ed10-4baf-bc47-74be3db15866 http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=c1035064-ed10-4baf-bc47-74be3db15866 Career Connect is a unique, interactive event, specifically designed for networking, learning about employment trends, and building relationships between students and future employers. Fri, 14 Mar 2014 15:26:00 CDT BVU Wraps Up Iron Beaver Challenge with Triathlon http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=21301534-230f-439d-bb8c-50b50c483cc2 http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=21301534-230f-439d-bb8c-50b50c483cc2 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. Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:20:00 CDT Wythe Award Nominees for 2014 http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=32cda7b8-3b2e-4b45-8d5f-a8c93c7000f2 http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=32cda7b8-3b2e-4b45-8d5f-a8c93c7000f2 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. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:02:00 CDT Buena Vista University Announces Law Program with University of Iowa http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=5dcc0b4b-bfc0-42d1-9736-0dc54824495d http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=5dcc0b4b-bfc0-42d1-9736-0dc54824495d 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. Thu, 06 Mar 2014 09:50:00 CST Figueroa Prepares for Possibility of Graduate School at Harvard http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=e46b0e0d-fead-4734-9358-071c4993ed9b http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=e46b0e0d-fead-4734-9358-071c4993ed9b 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. Wed, 05 Mar 2014 12:57:00 CST BVU Announces Senior of the Year Finalists http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=d8655aa5-c5b8-4fb1-8c6e-d957eefd24ba http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=d8655aa5-c5b8-4fb1-8c6e-d957eefd24ba 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. Mon, 03 Mar 2014 09:40:00 CST Student MOVE Delivers National Conference Presentation http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=c45eafa7-9ac7-4649-9720-bc4567ff950e http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=c45eafa7-9ac7-4649-9720-bc4567ff950e Members of the Buena Vista University Student MOVE organization attended and presented at the National Collegiate Leadership Conference in Tucson, Ariz. Fri, 28 Feb 2014 14:51:00 CST Ice and Snow Fun at BVU's Winterfest http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=1ac164a5-9edf-4b61-b4fa-7da2008c384d http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=1ac164a5-9edf-4b61-b4fa-7da2008c384d 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. Fri, 14 Feb 2014 21:31:00 CST Students Selected for Academic Achievement Award http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=49654488-1808-437e-bfea-817f7fdc2476 http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=49654488-1808-437e-bfea-817f7fdc2476 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. Thu, 13 Feb 2014 20:06:00 CST Almost All 2013 Grads Employed, in Grad School http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=e6adc197-a8d8-4cc7-8400-e76c1f9fbc8f http://www.bvu.edu/about/news/detail.dot?id=e6adc197-a8d8-4cc7-8400-e76c1f9fbc8f 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. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 16:36:00 CST