In the News

In the News

BVU Students Accepted to 2014 Iowa Collegiate Honor Band

BVU Students Accepted to 2014 Iowa Collegiate Honor Band

November 19, 2014
BVU Students Accepted to 2014 Iowa Collegiate Honor Band Three Buena Vista University band members have been selected to participate in the 21st Annual Iowa Collegiate Honor Band. This year marks BVU’s 16th year of students participating in the honor band. Read more...

Buena Vista University Theatre Presents

Buena Vista University Theatre Presents "Picnic"

November 8, 2014
Buena Vista University Theatre Presents Buena Vista University Theatre presented "Picnic" by William Inge in November. The play is set on Labor Day weekend in the joint backyards of two middle-aged widows in a small Kansas town. See more...

Students Present at Regional Conference

Students Present at Regional Conference

November 7, 2014
Students Present at Regional Conference Three Buena Vista University students presented at the Midwest Service Leaders Conference. Their presentation focused on the BV Buddies program, the building of reciprocal relationships and its impact on mentors and mentees. Read more...

Evans to Become President at Southern Vermont College

Evans to Become President at Southern Vermont College

November 5, 2014
Evans to Become President at Southern Vermont College Buena Vista University announces that Dr. David Evans will be leaving his position as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty effective Jan. 1, 2015, to accept a position at Southern Vermont College. Read more...

Buena Vista University Announces $2.7 Million Endowment for Science

Buena Vista University Announces $2.7 Million Endowment for Science

October 28, 2014
Buena Vista University Announces $2.7 Million Endowment for Science BVU's School of Science has received a $2.7 million endowment from Harry and Molly Stine, to support student and faculty research and expand other high-impact learning opportunities. Read more...

Dr. Melinda Coogan: Mentoring Women in Science

Dr. Melinda Coogan: Mentoring Women in Science

October 20, 2014
Dr. Melinda Coogan: Mentoring Women in Science Dr. Melinda Coogan, associate professor of biology at Buena Vista University, talks about her efforts to encourage and set an example for other young women in science. See more...

BVU to Offer Classes at Southeastern Community College West Burlington Campus

BVU to Offer Classes at Southeastern Community College West Burlington Campus

October 17, 2014
BVU to Offer Classes at Southeastern Community College West Burlington Campus Buena Vista University and Southeastern Community College have signed an agreement that will enable BVU to offer bachelor's degree classes in West Burlington through its Graduate & Professional Studies program. Read more...

BVU Students Meet the Iowa Supreme Court

BVU Students Meet the Iowa Supreme Court

October 16, 2014
BVU Students Meet the Iowa Supreme Court Buena Vista University pre-law students got front-row seats and a chance to meet with Iowa Supreme Court justices during the court's special session in Anderson Auditorium on campus. Read more...

Alumni Awards 2014

Alumni Awards 2014

October 13, 2014
Alumni Awards 2014 The Buena Vista University National Alumni Association honored four individuals for their service to the University and to their communities at a special luncheon and at half-time of the Homecoming game on Oct. 4. Read more...

Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

Homecoming King and Queen Crowned

October 9, 2014
Homecoming King and Queen Crowned On Oct. 3, Buena Vista University crowned its 2014 Homecoming king and queen: Ian Grigsby, a senior mathematics major from Omaha, Nebraska, and Beth Weber, a senior biology major from Danbury. Read more...

McDermott Receives EPA Research Fellowship

McDermott Receives EPA Research Fellowship

October 3, 2014
McDermott Receives EPA Research Fellowship Carolyn McDermott is one of only 30 U.S. students to be awarded the fellowship, which provides financial support for undergraduate study and an EPA facility internship, and plans to research emerging contaminants. Read more...

BVU Students Participate in Footprint Project

BVU Students Participate in Footprint Project

October 1, 2014
BVU Students Participate in Footprint Project BVU held its fifth annual Footprint Project exercise, with the objective of developing creative ideas to spur environmental change and reduce the area's environmental footprint. The winning project focused on the disposal of used electronic devices and e-waste. Read more...

Horpedahl Featured on Omaha Public Radio

Horpedahl Featured on Omaha Public Radio

September 23, 2014
Horpedahl Featured on Omaha Public Radio Dr. Jeremy Horpedahl, assistant professor of economics, was featured in an interview with an Omaha Public Radio station about his research regarding the impact of tax incentives on Nebraska taxpayers. Read more...

Buena Vista University Named a Leader in Civic Engagement by National Association

Buena Vista University Named a Leader in Civic Engagement by National Association

September 19, 2014
Buena Vista University Named a Leader in Civic Engagement by National Association BVU has been named as a Lead Institution by Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and selected to participate in its national Lead Initiative on civic learning and democratic engagement. Read more...

BVU Earns High Score for Academic Value Among Midwest Colleges

BVU Earns High Score for Academic Value Among Midwest Colleges

September 15, 2014
BVU Earns High Score for Academic Value Among Midwest Colleges Buena Vista University has retained its standing as the third best value school among Midwest regional colleges in U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Colleges Rankings publication. This is the third consecutive year that BVU has held this ranking. Read more...

"Exploring the World Through Outdoor Recreation" ACES Event, Kayaking Workshops

September 3, 2014
Adventure seeker and Storm Lake native Chuck Stark will be on campus sharing his story of exploring the world on foot and in a kayak. Stark will also offer kayaking workshops through the American Canoe Association. Read more...