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Dr. Melinda Coogan: Mentoring Women in Science

Dr. Melinda Coogan: Mentoring Women in Science

October 20, 2014
Dr. Melinda Coogan: Mentoring Women in Science 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. See more...

BVU to Offer Classes at Southeastern Community College West Burlington Campus

BVU to Offer Classes at Southeastern Community College West Burlington Campus

October 17, 2014
BVU to Offer Classes at Southeastern Community College West Burlington Campus 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. Read more...

BVU Students Meet the Iowa Supreme Court

BVU Students Meet the Iowa Supreme Court

October 16, 2014
BVU Students Meet the Iowa Supreme Court 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. Read more...

Alumni Awards 2014

Alumni Awards 2014

October 13, 2014
Alumni Awards 2014 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. Read more...

Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

October 9, 2014
Homecoming King and Queen Crowned 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. Read more...

Buena Vista University Theatre to Present

Buena Vista University Theatre to Present "Picnic"

October 9, 2014
Buena Vista University Theatre to Present 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. Read more...

McDermott Receives EPA Research Fellowship

McDermott Receives EPA Research Fellowship

October 3, 2014
McDermott Receives EPA Research Fellowship 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. Read more...

BVU Students Participate in Footprint Project

BVU Students Participate in Footprint Project

October 1, 2014
BVU Students Participate in Footprint Project 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. Read more...

Horpedahl Featured on Omaha Public Radio

Horpedahl Featured on Omaha Public Radio

September 23, 2014
Horpedahl Featured on Omaha Public Radio 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. Read more...

Buena Vista University Named a Leader in Civic Engagement by National Association

Buena Vista University Named a Leader in Civic Engagement by National Association

September 19, 2014
Buena Vista University Named a Leader in Civic Engagement by National Association 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. Read more...

BVU Earns High Score for Academic Value Among Midwest Colleges

BVU Earns High Score for Academic Value Among Midwest Colleges

September 15, 2014
BVU Earns High Score for Academic Value Among Midwest Colleges 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. Read more...

"Exploring the World Through Outdoor Recreation" ACES Event, Kayaking Workshops

September 3, 2014
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. Read more...

BVU Announces Exchange Program with Geneva School of Business Administration

BVU Announces Exchange Program with Geneva School of Business Administration

August 29, 2014
BVU Announces Exchange Program with Geneva School of Business Administration 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. Read more...

Buena Vista University to Honor Nine on Founders Day

Buena Vista University to Honor Nine on Founders Day

August 26, 2014
Buena Vista University to Honor Nine on Founders Day 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. Read more...

New Students Welcomed to BVU

New Students Welcomed to BVU

August 25, 2014
New Students Welcomed to BVU 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. See more...

BVU Announces New Faculty Members

BVU Announces New Faculty Members

August 22, 2014
BVU Announces New Faculty Members 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. Read more...