In the News

In the News

Professors Gain International Perspective in Rapa Nui

Professors Gain International Perspective in Rapa Nui

August 1, 2014
Five Buena Vista University faculty members recently visited Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, as part of the McCorkle Fellowship program. During the 12-day trip, they visited various destinations and landmarks across the island's 63 square miles. Read more...

BVU Students Selected for Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute

BVU Students Selected for Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute

July 31, 2014
Four students have been selected to participate in the annual Okoboji Entrepreneurial Institute at the Iowa Lakeside Laboratory on West Lake Okoboji. Read more...

Beaver Sculpture at the Iowa State Fair

Beaver Sculpture at the Iowa State Fair

July 31, 2014
If you attend the 2014 Iowa State Fair, be sure to check out Buena Vista University's beaver-shaped concrete sculpture. The creation is BVU's entry in a contest to help promote the Fair’s theme, "Amazingly Amusing." Read more...

Celebrating Scholarships

Celebrating Scholarships

July 22, 2014
This year marked BVU's ninth annual Celebrating Scholarships event, where students come together with their scholarship benefactors to say "thank you" in person. Read more...

Sharing in the Vision of BVU

Sharing in the Vision of BVU

July 18, 2014
Throughout Buena Vista's history, a variety of individuals have used their insights, knowledge, and perspectives to contribute to the success of the University. Many names come to mind, including the last name Pierce. Read more...

Student Organization Receives Grant from Alliant Energy

Student Organization Receives Grant from Alliant Energy

July 15, 2014
BV Buddies-Teammates has received a grant from Alliant Energy Foundation that will be used to support their activities in the community. Read more...

On-Time and On-Track: Four Years to Graduation

On-Time and On-Track: Four Years to Graduation

July 11, 2014
Active, hands-on learning through internships, travel, field work, and research is the lifeblood of the BVU experience. So how do students get the most out of their college years and still graduate on time? Read more...

Buena Vista University Students Receive Governor's Volunteer Awards

Buena Vista University Students Receive Governor's Volunteer Awards

July 9, 2014
Sixteen Buena Vista University students and the BVU Student Senate were honored at the 2014 Governor's Volunteer Award ceremonies held in June on the BVU campus. Read more...

Buena Vista University Honored by Iowa Campus Compact

Buena Vista University Honored by Iowa Campus Compact

July 7, 2014
A Buena Vista University student organization and an individual from the campus community were recognized with honorable mention awards by Iowa Campus Compact at its 2014 Engaged Campus Awards event. Read more...

First Class of BVU Global Fellows Graduate

First Class of BVU Global Fellows Graduate

July 3, 2014
Six students who were selected for Buena Vista University's first Global Fellows Program in 2011 earned their degrees and are the first class to complete the four-year, interdisciplinary academic and travel program. Read more...

Graduate & Professional Studies Announces New Degree

Graduate & Professional Studies Announces New Degree

June 25, 2014
Buena Vista University Graduate & Professional Studies is launching a Bachelor of Applied Science degree with a major in applied management. The degree is specifically designed for those holding an Associate of Applied Science degree. Read more...

Computer Science Group Takes Part in Charity Hack

Computer Science Group Takes Part in Charity Hack

June 19, 2014
A group representing BVU's computer science program aided the Young Women's Resource Center in Des Moines, during an event that provides free programming and software development to non-profit organizations. Read more...

Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff

Buena Vista University Honors Faculty and Staff

June 13, 2014
Buena Vista University held its annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner on May 23 to recognize and award achievements for employees of the university. Read more...

BVU Remembers Dr. John Madsen

BVU Remembers Dr. John Madsen

June 12, 2014
Dr. John Madsen, associate professor emeritus of business and corporate communication, passed away at his home in Rock Island, Illinois. He was one of the most respected faculty members during his tenure at BVU. Read more...

Stepping into a Career in Business

Stepping into a Career in Business

June 11, 2014
When he graduated in May, Michael Meisheid knew that his triple-major in business management, finance and banking, and economics fully prepared him to begin his career at United Fire Group in Cedar Rapids. Read more...

Claiborne Honored by BVU for Excellence in Teaching

Claiborne Honored by BVU for Excellence in Teaching

June 5, 2014
Jamii Claiborne, associate professor of digital media, has been named the 28th recipient of the George Wythe Award, BVU's highest honor for excellence in teaching. She has been a faculty member since 2001. Read more...