News from Buena Vista University en-us 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 s celebrating her 25th season as head coach of the Buena Vista women's basketball team. She is the all-time winningest coach in program history. 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 Buena Vista University Announces Timeline, Committee for Presidential Search The Buena Vista University Board of Trustees has begun the search for a successor to President Fred Moore, who will step down following 22 successful years of leading the institution. Mon, 10 Oct 2016 09:15:00 CDT Students Engage in Dialogue with Panetta Six Buena Vista University students participated in an on-campus question and answer program with Former U.S. Secretary of Defense and Director of the CIA Leon E. Panetta during his appearance as the 22nd William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture laureate. Fri, 7 Oct 2016 05:00:00 CDT BVU Announces Fall 2016 New Faculty Buena Vista University has announced 15 new full-time faculty members for the 2016-17 academic year. Thirteen of the new faculty are to support a larger student population within the University's School of Education. Fri, 7 Oct 2016 10:00:00 CDT BVU Professor Frantz to Receive First Amendment Award Dr. Andrea Frantz, professor of digital media, will receive the Louis E. Inglehart First Amendment Award on behalf of College Media Association. The award honors professional journalists, institutions or advisors who have made an extraordinary contribution in support of the First Amendment. Thu, 29 Sep 2016 08:15:00 CDT Remembering Shimon Peres and His Visit to BVU Shimon Peres, Israeli statesman and Nobel Peace Prize winner, has died at the age of 93. Peres visited BVU on Oct. 9, 1998 as the ninth speaker in the William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture Series. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 10:30:00 CDT Remembering the Burning of Old Main View all the tweets in the real-time Twitter reenactment of the burning of Old Main, BVU's first campus building, sixty years ago. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:00:00 CDT BVU Announces Fall 2016 Enrollment, Six New Programs Buena Vista University has started the fall semester with a total of 2,115 full-time students enrolled at the Storm Lake campus and its online, site and graduate programs, including 16 locations throughout Iowa. Wed, 21 Sep 2016 05:30:00 CDT