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In the News

Buena Vista University's Class of 2016 Graduates

Buena Vista University's Class of 2016 Graduates

May 21, 2016
Buena Vista University's Class of 2016 Graduates Seven hundred eleven students received their degrees from Buena Vista University during commencement ceremonies on May 21. Congratulations to the Class of 2016! See more...

BVU Student Panel Selected for Dialogue with Leon E. Panetta

BVU Student Panel Selected for Dialogue with Leon E. Panetta

May 20, 2016
BVU Student Panel Selected for Dialogue with Leon E. Panetta Six students have been selected to participate in an on-campus question and answer program with Former U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta during his appearance on campus as the 22nd William W. Siebens American Heritage Lecture laureate. Read more...

Big Honors for BVU Digital Media Students

Big Honors for BVU Digital Media Students

May 18, 2016
Big Honors for BVU Digital Media Students Buena Vista University digital media students have earned several awards at state, regional and national levels. The honors included recognition from the Society for Collegiate Journalists, the Iowa Motion Picture Association and the Society for Professional Journalists. Read more...

Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale

Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale

May 2, 2016
Student Talk Show Ends With a Huge Finale "Randomonium," a talk show produced by seniors Chelsey Goetz and Zachary Schmidt for BVU's University Cable Network, televised its 30th and final episode live from Anderson Auditorium. The show featured an alumni band, and a big question. Read more...

Spring Break Means Service for BVU Students

Spring Break Means Service for BVU Students

May 2, 2016
Spring Break Means Service for BVU Students More than 35 Buena Vista University students, faculty and staff participated in three Alternative Week of Off-site Learning trips during BVU's 2016 spring break, volunteering their time and service to a variety of people and programs. Read more...

BVU Hosts Fourth Annual Computer Security Contest

BVU Hosts Fourth Annual Computer Security Contest

April 28, 2016
BVU Hosts Fourth Annual Computer Security Contest Students from the Buena Vista University computer science department competed against each other and students from three additional schools during BVU's fourth annual virtual Capture the Flag computer security contest on Saturday, April 16. Read more...

Wiese Receives National Honor for Service

Wiese Receives National Honor for Service

April 22, 2016
Wiese Receives National Honor for Service Senior Nichole Wiese was among 218 students from across the nation chosen by Campus Compact to receive the 2016 Newman Civic Fellows Award. She has coordinated many service events at BVU. Read more...

Students Present Academic Work on Scholars Day

Students Present Academic Work on Scholars Day

April 22, 2016
Students Present Academic Work on Scholars Day BVU’s twelfth annual Scholars Day was held Friday, April 22. The event provided students from all disciplines an opportunity to present their best presentations, original research, academic posters, artistic creations, and performances to their peers, professors and the public. See more...

Students Receive Summer Fellowships to Mayo Clinic

Students Receive Summer Fellowships to Mayo Clinic

April 20, 2016
Students Receive Summer Fellowships to Mayo Clinic Two BVU students have been awarded stipends and 10-week summer internships at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., as part of the Mayo Clinic's Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program. Read more...

ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award

ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award

April 14, 2016
ROTC Cadet Receives Governor's Award Buena Vista University ROTC Cadet Brandy Fowler, a senior public administration and political science major from Spirit Lake, received the Governor's Cup ROTC Award for outstanding achievement from Iowa Governor Terry Branstad. Read more...

BVU Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker

BVU Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker

April 13, 2016
BVU Announces 2016 Commencement Speaker Buena Vista University has announced that Steven R. Smith, dean emeritus and professor of law at California Western School of Law in San Diego, will be the 2016 Commencement speaker on May 21. Read more...

Students Compete in Mobile Science App Competition

Students Compete in Mobile Science App Competition

April 8, 2016
Students Compete in Mobile Science App Competition Five interdisciplinary teams of BVU students from the natural science and computer science departments developed and presented mobile apps in a competition for a $1,000 award from BVU's Stine Endowment. Read more...

Students Sell Prom Dresses to Fight Domestic Abuse

Students Sell Prom Dresses to Fight Domestic Abuse

April 8, 2016
Students Sell Prom Dresses to Fight Domestic Abuse Members of Buena Vista University's Student M.O.V.E. presented a donation of nearly $700 to the Storm Lake office of Centers Against Abuse and Sexual Assault. The donation came from the proceeds of their Glass Slipper Shop. Read more...

BVU Theatre to present Shakespeare's

BVU Theatre to present Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet"

March 30, 2016
BVU Theatre to present Shakespeare's BVU Theatre has announced the cast of its spring production of "Romeo and Juliet," which will take place April 27-30. BVU will be performing a new spin on this well-known story in honor of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death. Read more...

Spring Break Service

Spring Break Service

March 29, 2016
Spring Break Service Once again, Spring Break was full of service and fun for Buena Vista University students and faculty. Many of them took part in A.W.O.L., BVU's alternative spring break program, traveling to three different sites to perform service. Read more...

ROTC Cadet Attends George C. Marshall Conference

ROTC Cadet Attends George C. Marshall Conference

March 24, 2016
ROTC Cadet Attends George C. Marshall Conference Buena Vista University ROTC Cadet Brandy Fowler, a senior public administration and political science major from Spirit Lake, was selected to attend the 2016 George C. Marshall Awards and Leadership Conference. Read more...

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