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Beaver Alumni in Sherwood Forest

Beaver Alumni in Sherwood Forest

Feb. 23, 2015
Beaver Alumni in Sherwood Forest Four BVU alumni are involved in the production of "The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood" at the Des Moines Community Playhouse. In the play, the Merry Men are armed with spoons and battle a Sheriff of Nottingham who would rather be bowling. Read more...

Wythe Award Faculty Finalists Announced

Wythe Award Faculty Finalists Announced

Feb. 19, 2015
Wythe Award Faculty Finalists Announced Four professors have been selected as finalists for BVU's 2015 George Wythe Award for Excellence in Teaching. The winner will be announced at the Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner on May 22. Read more...

Hot Shooting Sends Men's Basketball to Conference Title

Hot Shooting Sends Men's Basketball to Conference Title

Feb. 18, 2015
Hot Shooting Sends Men's Basketball to Conference Title The Buena Vista men's basketball team shot better than 50 percent from the field en route to a commanding 94-80 road victory over the University of Dubuque. The win secured the program's 12th overall Iowa Conference title and the ninth under head coach Brian Van Haaften. Read more...

Students Intern During Rural Health Fellowships

Students Intern During Rural Health Fellowships

Feb. 18, 2015
Students Intern During Rural Health Fellowships The Rural Health Fellowships program selected two Buena Vista University students for its January 2015 scholars program, which includes a three-week internship and a $1,000 stipend. Read more...

Students Participate in 2015 URMED Internships

Students Participate in 2015 URMED Internships

Feb. 18, 2015
Students Participate in 2015 URMED Internships BVU's Undergraduate Rural Medicine Education and Development program selected three students for its January 2015 scholars program, which included a white coat ceremony and an internship in rural Iowa hospitals. See more...

Student MOVE to Host Glass Slipper Shop Event

Student MOVE to Host Glass Slipper Shop Event

Feb. 18, 2015
Student MOVE to Host Glass Slipper Shop Event The Buena Vista University organization Student MOVE will be hosting their Glass Slipper Shop event on the BVU campus. The event gives the local community the opportunity to purchase new and gently used formal dresses at a lower cost. Read more...

Students Honored at Iowa College Media Conference

Students Honored at Iowa College Media Conference

Feb. 17, 2015
Students Honored at Iowa College Media Conference Buena Vista University's student media organizations took home several awards at the 2015 Iowa College Media Association conference, winning 29 awards in numerous categories and three special awards. Read more...

Students Selected for Academic Achievement Awards

Students Selected for Academic Achievement Awards

Feb. 11, 2015
Students Selected for Academic Achievement Awards Eighteen BVU students have been selected for the Clifford A. Rae Academic Achievement Award for the 2014 calendar year. The program encourages quality learning experiences for students outside the classroom. Read more...

Buena Vista University Theatre to Present Original Play ['fuzed & 'fraid]

Buena Vista University Theatre to Present Original Play ['fuzed & 'fraid]

Feb. 4, 2015
Buena Vista University Theatre to Present Original Play ['fuzed & 'fraid] Buena Vista University Theatre is presenting the original play "['fuzed & 'fraid]" Feb. 11-14 in Anderson Auditorium on the BVU campus. It is an original play that was conceived, developed, and written by BVU students, based upon their own personal experiences. Read more...

Buena Vista University Student Honored for Mentoring

Buena Vista University Student Honored for Mentoring

Jan. 27, 2015
Buena Vista University Student Honored for Mentoring BVU junior Sloane Morrow has received the Excellence in Mentoring Award from the Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service. The award was presented by Governor Terry Branstad during a special recognition ceremony in Des Moines. Read more...

Japan: Art, Culture, History

Japan: Art, Culture, History

Jan. 26, 2015
Japan: Art, Culture, History Students explored the beauty and majesty of old and new Japan during the "Art, Culture, History and Society" Interim travel course, led by Kathy Kapitan and Yuriko Togashi. Read more...

Beavers Travel Down Under

Beavers Travel Down Under

Jan. 25, 2015
Beavers Travel Down Under Buena Vista students experienced Australia in January. They visited several destinations throughout the country, with a focus on natural wildlife, aboriginal culture, and the nation's origins. Read more...

Krystal and Kassi in Advertising

Krystal and Kassi in Advertising

Jan. 24, 2015
Krystal and Kassi in Advertising Kassi Kommes and Krystal Schulte have spent January Interim at Maxwell/Liebl, an advertising agency in Des Moines. The pair created materials for many of the agency's clients, including radio and print advertisements. Read more...

How Things Work

How Things Work

Jan. 23, 2015
How Things Work It takes more than building a trebuchet or a DC motor to learn about how technology works. In this course students research and build interesting gadgets while learning the scientific principles behind how simple and complex mechanisms work. Read more...

Buena Vista University Hosts Middle Eastern Culture Workshop

Buena Vista University Hosts Middle Eastern Culture Workshop

Jan. 23, 2015
Buena Vista University Hosts Middle Eastern Culture Workshop BVU hosted area K-12 teachers for a workshop focused on teaching Iowa Core standards using Middle Eastern artifacts from the Keith Carter Collection, featuring cultural artifacts from Middle Eastern countries. Read more...

BVU Names Byrne Vice President Academic Affairs

BVU Names Byrne Vice President Academic Affairs

Jan. 21, 2015
BVU Names Byrne Vice President Academic Affairs Buena Vista University has named Dr. Barbara Byrne as its interim vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty. She began her duties on Monday, Jan. 12 and will serve in the position through the 2015-16 academic year. Read more...