The Academic and Cultural Events Series (ACES) contributes to the University’s mission by enriching the solid liberal arts foundation of the University, by enhancing the curriculum through experiential learning opportunities and, by promoting an awareness of the diversity of cultures and perspectives that exist in the global community.
Across Sudan, between 1987 and 1989, tens of thousands of young boys took flight from the massacres of Sudan's civil war. They became known as the Lost Boys. Alephonsion Deng one of the authors and lost boys will be on campus to talk about his experience and his book.
Jess Brown's presentation will cover fundamentals, history, and applications of biological drinking water treatment. This includes surface water (TOC, DBP precursors, T&O, Mn, etc.) and groundwater (nitrate, perchlorate, VOCs, hexavalent chromium) treatment.
Want to learn a bit more about how the game of baseball evolved from wooden stadiums to Classic Ballparks like Fenway Park and Wrigley Field? Then this presentation is for you. Dr. Whitlatch has developed a presentation that take a look at some of the early heroes of the game, the design of the field of the classic parks, and how Babe Ruth changed the dimensions of the field as fans responded to his heroics.
C.L. Lindsay In 1998, attorney C.L. Lindsay III, left his practice in New York City to found the Coalition for Student & Academic Rights (CO-STAR). Since then, acting as its Executive Director, he has built CO-STAR into a national student rights organization that helps thousands of college students with their legal problems, free of charge, each year.
Understand the implications of participating in campus “confession” sites, including potential legal and disciplinary liabilities for both posters and site administrators.
Plagiarism & Intellectual Property
Potential Employers & Online Information – the content of your Facebook page can undermine future job opportunities
Posting underage drinking on the Internet can result in disciplinary actions – you can be thrown out of college
Doreen's Jazz brings the best of New Orleans to every performance. This group travels the world giving exceptional presentations that tingle the senses with the many flavors of Traditional Jazz. Many of our tours include workshops in schools for students, (pre-school to college Doreen’s Jazz is experienced at putting on shows that make the audience go crazy with excitement. We not only entertain but also educate through music; the rich, historic and diverse culture of New Orleans.
For speaker or performance suggestions, booking inquiries or general information, contact:
Buena Vista University
610 W Fourth St. Box 2011
Storm Lake, IA 50588