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BVU Announces Fall 2017 Enrollment
BVU Announces Fall 2017 Enrollment

Of the 1,982 total students enrolled for the 2017-18 academic year, there are 786 who attend the Storm Lake campus and another 1,196 who comprise BVU’s online, site and graduate programs.

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BVU's Response to DACA Decision
BVU's Response to DACA Decision

A message from President Joshua D. Merchant regarding the Trump administration’s decision to phase out the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.

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New Students Arrive, Welcomed to BVU
New Students Arrive, Welcomed to BVU

New students moved onto campus during BVU's Welcome Weekend activities in August. They were welcomed to campus by other students, faculty and staff, and made the traditional procession through Victory Arch.

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BVU Debuts New Commercial
BVU Debuts New Commercial

A new commercial for Buena Vista University made its debut in August. We have a lot to say about BVU, but the most important thing is this: you have to see it to believe it.

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Remembering Lanny Grigsby
Remembering Lanny Grigsby

Lanny Grigsby, Class of 1960 and associate professor emeritus of mathematics, passed away on Aug. 3. He spent over five decades teaching every type of math offered at Buena Vista and served in several coaching positions for the Beavers.

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McCorkle Fellows Explore Cuba
McCorkle Fellows Explore Cuba

The Fellows visited a variety of cities and historical locations, including Matanzas, the "Athens of Cuba;" Cienfuegos, the "Paris of Cuba;" Trinidad, a colonial city that was founded in 1514; Jardines del Rey, a coral reef located on Cuba’s northern coast; and Playa Giron, the Bay of Pigs.

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Romance Rides On For Alumni Couple
Romance Rides On For Alumni Couple

After their wedding in Oregon, Arick and Kathryn Loew celebrated by riding their bikes together from the Pacific Coast back to Iowa... just in time to cross the state during RAGBRAI.

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