In the News

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Concert Choir Lands American Prize Honor

The Buena Vista University Concert Choir was named a semifinalist in the prestigious American Prize national nonprofit competition in the performing arts. It is the only choir in Iowa to be selected.

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BVU Announces Center for Diversity and Inclusion

President Joshua D. Merchant revealed the five-year plan for the Center including five promising, future-focused goals. The Center will also provide resources for students to learn about their identity and other cultures.

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New Legacy Scholarships Announced

This fall, any student beginning enrollment at Buena Vista University who has a parent or grandparent with a degree from BVU, will be awarded a $4,000 Legacy Scholarship.

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BVU Accepted to Prestigious Diversity, Civility, and Liberal Arts Institute

The Institute offers an approach which deepens students’ cognitive understanding of issues by engaging with scholars and their work in the humanities and social sciences. During the Institute, faculty members and administrators join a group of distinguished scholars to strengthen diversity and civility on college campuses.

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URMED Scholars Begin Rural Medicine Internships

The URMED internship is awarded to select BVU pre-med students who have an interest in practicing rural medicine. Students are introduced to a variety of clinical and healthcare practices at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and other area rural hospitals.

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Looking Back on 2018

The last year was filled with academic exploration, student and faculty success, and fun on campus. Join us as we look back on the highlights of 2018 at Buena Vista University.

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Fall Semester Wraps with Faculty Successes

The year wrapped up with several faculty members’ achievements in a variety of disciplines. No matter their field, BVU faculty spend much of their free time pursuing research and professional development opportunities around the world and bring their expertise back with them to their classrooms.

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