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Buena Vista University Announces New Master's Degree
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.

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Students Begin Rural Medicine Internships
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.

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BVU Receives Endowment for STEM Program
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.

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Looking back on 2016 at Buena Vista University
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.

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BVU Receives $1 Million Grant for Digital Media Program
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.

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Student Presents Research at International Conference
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.

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Tray Cam: Dr. Steinfeld at Christmas Dinner
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.

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Food and Celebration at the 30th Annual Christmas Dinner
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.

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Janet Berry Celebrates 25th Season as Head Women's Basketball Coach
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.

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High School Students Experience Art at BVU
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.

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McCorkle Fellows Explore Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan
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.

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High School Students Explore Science at BVU
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.

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Professor Awarded NICHD Career Development Award
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.

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Alumni Awards 2016
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.

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BVU Named to Higher Education Service Honor Roll
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.

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BVU Crowns 2016 Homecoming King and Queen
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.

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