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In the News

Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale

Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale

May 2, 2016
Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale "Randomonium," a talk show produced by seniors Chelsey Goetz and Zachary Schmidt for BVU's University Cable Network, televised its 30th and final episode live from Anderson Auditorium. The show featured an alumni band, and a big question. Read more...

BVU Hosts Fourth Annual Computer Security Contest

BVU Hosts Fourth Annual Computer Security Contest

April 28, 2016
BVU Hosts Fourth Annual Computer Security Contest Students from the Buena Vista University computer science department competed against each other and students from three additional schools during BVU's fourth annual virtual Capture the Flag computer security contest on Saturday, April 16. Read more...

Wiese Receives National Honor for Service

Wiese Receives National Honor for Service

April 22, 2016
Wiese Receives National Honor for Service Senior Nichole Wiese was among 218 students from across the nation chosen by Campus Compact to receive the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award. She has coordinated many service events at BVU. Read more...

Students Receive Summer Fellowships to Mayo Clinic

Students Receive Summer Fellowships to Mayo Clinic

April 20, 2016
Students Receive Summer Fellowships to Mayo Clinic Two BVU students have been awarded stipends and 10-week summer internships at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., as part of the Mayo Clinic's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. Read more...

ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award

ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award

April 14, 2016
ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award Buena Vista University ROTC Cadet Brandy Fowler, a senior public administration and political science major from Spirit Lake, received the Governor's Cup ROTC Award for outstanding achievement from Iowa Governor Terry Branstad. Read more...

BVU Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker

BVU Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker

April 13, 2016
BVU Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker Buena Vista University has announced that Steven R. Smith, dean emeritus and professor of law at California Western School of Law in San Diego, will be the 2016 Commencement speaker on May 21. Read more...

Students Compete in Mobile Science App Competition

Students Compete in Mobile Science App Competition

April 8, 2016
Students Compete in Mobile Science App Competition Five interdisciplinary teams of BVU students from the natural science and computer science departments developed and presented mobile apps in a competition for a $1,000 award from BVU's Stine Endowment. Read more...

Students Sell Prom Dresses to Fight Domestic Abuse

Students Sell Prom Dresses to Fight Domestic Abuse

April 8, 2016
Students Sell Prom Dresses to Fight Domestic Abuse Members of Buena Vista University's Student M.O.V.E. presented a donation of nearly $700 to the Storm Lake office of Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault. The donation came from the proceeds of their Glass Slipper Shop. Read more...

BVU Theatre to present Shakespeare's

BVU Theatre to present Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"

March 30, 2016
BVU Theatre to present Shakespeare's BVU Theatre has announced the cast of its spring production of "Romeo and Juliet," which will take place April 27-30. BVU will be performing a new spin on this well-known story in honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. Read more...

Spring Break Service

Spring Break Service

March 29, 2016
Spring Break Service Once again, Spring Break was full of service and fun for Buena Vista University students and faculty. Many of them took part in A.W.O.L., BVU's alternative spring break program, traveling to three different sites to perform service. Read more...

ROTC Cadet Attends George C. Marshall Conference

ROTC Cadet Attends George C. Marshall Conference

March 24, 2016
ROTC Cadet Attends George C. Marshall Conference Buena Vista University ROTC Cadet Brandy Fowler, a senior public administration and political science major from Spirit Lake, was selected to attend the 2016 George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Conference. Read more...

First Place for Concert Choir in Italy

First Place for Concert Choir in Italy

March 24, 2016
First Place for Concert Choir in Italy The Buena Vista University Concert Choir earned first place honors at the Concorso Corale Internazionale Riva del Garda international choir competition. The group traveled to Italy over spring break to compete in the festival. Read more...

Jack Denholm Named BVU's Next Director of Athletics

Jack Denholm Named BVU's Next Director of Athletics

March 22, 2016
Jack Denholm Named BVU's Next Director of Athletics Buena Vista University has announced the hiring of Jack Denholm, to replace Christyn Abaray as the university's next Director of Athletics. He is scheduled to begin his duties on campus in mid-June. Read more...

Finalists Announced for Excellence in Teaching

Finalists Announced for Excellence in Teaching

Feb. 25, 2016
Finalists Announced for Excellence in Teaching Four professors have been selected as finalists for BVU’s 2016 George Wythe Award for Excellence in Teaching. The winner will be announced at the Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner on May 20. Read more...

Digital Media Students Honored at ICMA Conference

Digital Media Students Honored at ICMA Conference

Feb. 25, 2016
Digital Media Students Honored at ICMA Conference Buena Vista University's student media organizations took home several awards and other honors at the 2016 Iowa College Media Association conference held February in Des Moines. Read more...

Leon E. Panetta Named 22nd William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecturer

Leon E. Panetta Named 22nd William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecturer

Feb. 17, 2016
Leon E. Panetta Named 22nd William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecturer Leon E. Panetta, who served as U.S. Secretary of Defense from 2011-13, will be the 22nd William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture laureate on Oct. 7. He joins a list of preeminent lecturers that has included former world leaders and heads of state. Read more...

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