News from Buena Vista University en-us Buena Vista University Announces New Master's Degree The new Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership is an applied degree and consists of 30 semester hours culminating in the student's choice of capstone experience in either a research effort or executive internship. Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:30:00 CST Students Begin Rural Medicine Internships During the URMED internship, students are introduced to a variety of clinical and healthcare practices at Buena Vista Regional Medical Center and other area rural hospitals. Thu, 5 Jan 2017 12:00:00 CST BVU Receives Endowment for STEM Program A technology-enhanced STEM classroom, funded by the endowment, is being used for several different disciplines across campus, including science, education and math. Wed, 4 Jan 2017 04:00:00 CST Looking back on 2016 at Buena Vista University It was another great year at Buena Vista University. Take a look at some of the exciting things that happened in 2016... inside the classroom and during activities on campus. Mon, 26 Dec 2016 02:00:00 CST BVU Receives $1 Million Grant for Digital Media Program The gift supports upgrades for BVU's University Cable Network, replacing the studio's analog television and video equipment with state-of-the-art digital technology. Fri, 16 Dec 2016 01:00:00 CST Student Presents Research at International Conference BVU student Derek Simonsen was selected among only a handful of undergraduate students to present research at last month's Seventh Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry World Congress in Orlando, Fla. Wed, 7 Dec 2016 08:15:00 CST Tray Cam: Dr. Steinfeld at Christmas Dinner At BVU's All-Campus Christmas Dinner, faculty and staff serve students a traditional holiday meal. This year, we once again attached a camera to the tray of Dr. Peter Steinfeld to get his perspective on this campus tradition. Mon, 5 Dec 2016 02:00:00 CST Food and Celebration at the 30th Annual Christmas Dinner Carols, delicious food, and Beaver friendship surrounded the 30th Annual All-Campus Christmas Dinner on Dec. 1. The holiday feast was enjoyed by BVU students and delivered with white-glove service by members of the University faculty, staff, and administration. Thu, 1 Dec 2016 08:00:00 CST Janet Berry Celebrates 25th Season as Head Women's Basketball Coach Coach Janet Berry is the all-time winningest coach in program history. She has been head coach of the women's basketball team since 1992. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 02:30:00 CST High School Students Experience Art at BVU More than 100 local high school students filled BVU’s art studios and other classrooms on Nov. 22 and 23 for the annual iDoArt event, held by the BVU art and design department. Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:30:00 CST McCorkle Fellows Explore Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan In August, a group of five Buena Vista University professors embarked on a journey to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan as part of the McCorkle Fellowship program, interweaving their disciplines and personal interests and bonding as colleagues and friends. Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:15:00 CST High School Students Explore Science at BVU The Estelle Siebens Science Center classrooms were filled with high school students grades 10-12 on Oct. 29 for SCI@BVU Day, held by BVU's School of Science. Fri, 28 Oct 2016 11:30:00 CDT Professor Awarded NICHD Career Development Award Buena Vista University has announced that Dr. Amy Barth, asst. professor of education, literacy education, is a recipient of the highly competitive K08 Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. Thu, 27 Oct 2016 01:00:00 CDT Alumni Awards 2016 The Buena Vista University National Alumni Association honored individuals and couples for their service to Buena Vista University and to their communities at a special luncheon and at half-time of the Homecoming game on Oct. 15. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 08:15:00 CDT BVU Named to Higher Education Service Honor Roll Buena Vista University has been named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The President's Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions whose community service efforts achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 05:00:00 CDT BVU Crowns 2016 Homecoming King and Queen Buena Vista University has crowned its 2016 Homecoming king and queen: Matthew Tennyson, a senior Elementary Education major and Elizabeth Kim, a senior senior biology and Spanish major. Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:15:00 CDT