In the News

In the News

Pre-Law Students Meet Nebraska Supreme Court Justices

Pre-Law Students Meet Nebraska Supreme Court Justices

April 24, 2015
Pre-Law Students Meet Nebraska Supreme Court Justices Buena Vista University pre-law students got the chance to visit Creighton University School of Law, one of BVU's 3+3 law program partners, where they met with Nebraska Supreme Court justices during the court’s special session on April 2. Read more...

Buena Vista University Theatre to Present

Buena Vista University Theatre to Present "Into the Woods"

April 23, 2015
Buena Vista University Theatre to Present BVU Theatre has announced the cast for its spring production of "Into the Woods" by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, which will take place April 24-25 and May 1-2 at 7:30 p.m., and April 26 at 2 p.m. in Anderson Auditorium. Read more...

ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award

ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award

April 23, 2015
ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award ROTC Cadet Matthew Hanson, a senior business economics major from Stanton, received the Reserve Officer Training Corps Governor's Cup ROTC Award for outstanding achievement from Iowa Governor Terry Branstad. Read more...

Buena Vista University Hosts Third Annual Computer Security Contest

Buena Vista University Hosts Third Annual Computer Security Contest

April 20, 2015
Buena Vista University Hosts Third Annual Computer Security Contest Students from the BVU computer science department competed against each other and students from three additional universities during a computer security attack-and-defend contest. See more...

Digital Media Hosts High School Student Media Festival

Digital Media Hosts High School Student Media Festival

April 17, 2015
Digital Media Hosts High School Student Media Festival Buena Vista University’s digital media department hosted the third annual SHOWOFF Student Media Festival on April 10. The festival allows high school juniors and seniors to submit media projects for award consideration in a variety of categories. Read more...

BVU Earns Regional Honors from Society of Professional Journalists

BVU Earns Regional Honors from Society of Professional Journalists

April 13, 2015
BVU Earns Regional Honors from Society of Professional Journalists Buena Vista University student journalists, its media publication, The Tack, and its radio station KBVU received recognition in the 2014 Society of Professional Journalist regional Mark of Excellence Awards. Read more...

BVU Announces 2015 Commencement Speaker

BVU Announces 2015 Commencement Speaker

April 7, 2015
BVU Announces 2015 Commencement Speaker Buena Vista University has announced that Laura Horn, retired America Online business executive and former BVU Trustee, will be the 2015 Commencement speaker on May 23. Read more...

Bonnie Keller Receives National Honor for Service

Bonnie Keller Receives National Honor for Service

April 2, 2015
Bonnie Keller Receives National Honor for Service Bonnie Keller, a senior biology major from Sioux City, was selected by Campus Compact as one of seven Iowa college students to receive the national Newman Civic Fellows Award. Read more...

Choir Takes it Outside

Choir Takes it Outside

March 31, 2015
Choir Takes it Outside The Buena Vista University Choir rehearses outside on a beautiful afternoon in early spring. The choir is under the direction of Dr. Merrin Guice. See more...

Taxing Work Gives Back

Taxing Work Gives Back

March 25, 2015
Taxing Work Gives Back The VITA program provides free income tax preparation assistance to people who are lower-income, persons with disabilities, and others. Nineteen BVU students volunteer with the program. Read more...

Alumni Honored by Advertising Federation

Alumni Honored by Advertising Federation

March 25, 2015
Alumni Honored by Advertising Federation Two BVU alumni have been honored by the American Advertising Federation of Des Moines. Adam Feller SL'11 was named "Ad Pro of the Year" and Kelsey (Reitmeier) Feller SL'12 was awarded "Rookie of the Year." Read more...

Woodson Becomes All-American at NCAA Championships

Woodson Becomes All-American at NCAA Championships

March 14, 2015
Woodson Becomes All-American at NCAA Championships Senior Seth Woodson capped off his stellar indoor track and field season on Saturday afternoon with his fourth-place finish at the NCAA DIII Indoor Track and Field Championships. Read more...

Students Deliver Presentation at National IMPACT Conference

Students Deliver Presentation at National IMPACT Conference

March 12, 2015
Students Deliver Presentation at National IMPACT Conference Members of Student MOVE presented at the 2015 IMPACT National Conference. Their presentation focused on how service organizations can shape the future of civic engagement. Read more...

Focus on STEM: Building Future Leaders

Focus on STEM: Building Future Leaders

March 10, 2015
Focus on STEM: Building Future Leaders A recent gift of $500,000 has established an endowment for STEM education at BVU. This endowment will help prepare education students to teach science, technology, engineering, and mathematics in K-12. Read more...

Alumni are Part of Emmetsburg's

Alumni are Part of Emmetsburg's "5 Under 40"

March 2, 2015
Alumni are Part of Emmetsburg's Three BVU alumni have received the Emmetsburg Chamber of Commerce's "5 Under 40" Award. They were recognized for their work for Emmetsburg's RAGBRAI Committee in 2014. Read more...

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...