Traveling Beaver

Seeing the World With BVU

Buford Visits Washington D.C.

Buford Visits Washington D.C.

Buford visits Washington D.C. with a group of BV alumni. See photos...

Buford on Campus

Buford on Campus

Buford has spent some time on campus. Can you guess where he is in the photos? See photos...

History Lesson with Lindsey Peterson

History Lesson with Lindsey Peterson

Buford traveled with Lindsey Peterson SL'13 across the Eastern and Southern United States visiting numerous historic battlefields and landmarks. See photos...

North Island

North Island

Buford spent some time at North Island in New Zealand with Krystal Kehrli SL'07. The visit included rock climbing, sky diving and a little time underground in a cave. See photos...

Tanzania - January Interim

Tanzania - January Interim

Buford traveled with a group of BVU students to experience the educational and social systems of rural Tanzania in January. See photos...

January Interim Trips

January Interim Trips

Check out a few of the pictures taken as Buford traveled the globe during January Interim. From Florida to Southern Mexico and on to Antarctica, great memories were made by all. See photos...

Buford Challenges the Nevis Swing

Buford Challenges the Nevis Swing

Buford rides the World's Largest Swing in Queenstown, New Zealand with BVU alumni Krystal Kehrli and Sandra Smith. See photos...

Touring France

Touring France

Traveling across France with Tracy Abbas SL '85 and spouse David. They had a chance to see several historic landmarks including the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre and Mont Saint-Michel. See photos...

Traveling the Bighorn Mountains

Traveling the Bighorn Mountains

Enjoying the mountain view in the Cloud Peak Wilderness of Wyoming with several BVU Alumni. See photos...

Overseas with Dr. Peter Steinfeld

Overseas with Dr. Peter Steinfeld

Buford traveled with Dr. Peter Steinfeld to help celebrate the 50th anniversary of Hokusei Gakuen University in Japan, and to BVU's partners at Taipei Language Institute in Taiwan. See photos...

Iowa Cubs

Iowa Cubs

BVU alumni enjoy a night out with the traveling beaver at an Iowa Cubs game in Des Moines. See photos...

RAGBRAI Adventures with Alice Hoffmeier SL '58

RAGBRAI Adventures with Alice Hoffmeier SL '58

Buford experienced a RAGBRAI Adventure with Alice Hoffmeier, who visited many BVU alumni, friends and family. See photos...

Norway and Sweden with Scott Stevenson SL '75

Norway and Sweden with Scott Stevenson SL '75

Buford had a chance to travel through Norway, Sweden, Russia and cruise the Baltic Sea. What an adventure! See photos...

Spending Time in Germany

Spending Time in Germany

Buford is spending time in Germany with Kristina Dettmann-Tripp and her family. See photos...

Traveling in Italy with Mari Hoskisson SL '07

Traveling in Italy with Mari Hoskisson SL '07

While staying in Naples, Italy, Buford had a chance to visit Mount Vesuvius, the only active volcano on the European mainland. See photos...

Traveling to Arizona with Friends

Traveling to Arizona with Friends

Buford traveled to Mesa, Arizona with Jim and Lois Long of Lake View, Iowa. See photos...

National Parks Tour

National Parks Tour

Buford had a great time touring several National Parks with a stop in Vegas along the way! See photos...

Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park

Buford traveled to Yellowstone National Park with Sarah Nowack SL'96 and Philip Nowack SL'93. They enjoyed camping, seeing the sights and Buford got a true "taste" of Yellowstone! See photos...

Buford visits Red Bull Headquarters

Buford visits Red Bull Headquarters

Buford traveled to Santa Monica, California with David Klee SL'04 and had a chance to visit the North American Headquarters for Red Bull.  See photos...

Traveling in West Virginia

Traveling in West Virginia

Buford traveled with Tammy Monk SL'77 through West Virginia, and there were many sights to see. They traveled through Fayetteville, driving over the New River Gorge Bridge. See photos...

California Tour

California Tour

Buford had a chance to travel to California with Matt SL'92 & Kris Pearson SL'92.  They visited many exciting places from the La Brea Tar Pits to the Hollywood Walk of Fame.   See photos...

Interim Travels

Interim Travels

The beaver traveled the world, along with BVU students, faculty and staff during January interim academic trips. See where our little yellow friend has gone! See photos...

Disneyland and Walt Disney World

Disneyland and Walt Disney World

Buford traveled with Henry Hardt & Jerry Johnson SL'85 on the business/media J-term trip "Walking in Walt Disney's Dreams." See photos...

Belize and Guatemala

Belize and Guatemala

The Buena Vista Beaver came along for the BVU January Interim trip to Belize and Guatemala. He helped explore the majestic ruins of Xunantunich. See photos...

Tucson, Arizona with Nina (Nielsen) New

Tucson, Arizona with Nina (Nielsen) New

During November Buford traveled to Tucson, Arizona with Nina (Nielsen) New SL'03.  They visited the desert and then spent some time at the zoo! See photos...

Afghanistan with Chaplain Cory Germain, SL'94

Afghanistan with Chaplain Cory Germain, SL'94

Buford is currently touring Afghanistan with CH(CPT) Cory Germain SL'94, 419th Movement Control Battalion at Bagram Airfield. See photos from several locations, including Forward Operating Base Stone and Spin Buldak. See photos...

Hawaii Travels

Hawaii Travels

Buford traveled to Hawaii with Lori SchraderBachar SL'94 and her family in August.  They visited many sites including: Ko Olina, Chinaman's Hat, Dole Plantation, and Hickam Air Force Base.  See photos...

Iowa State Fair

Iowa State Fair

The Buena Vista Beaver visited the Iowa State Fair in August 2010. The visit included butter sculpture, fun rides and some fair food that was probably not healthy, but definitely delicious. See photos...

Buford visits Baltimore and Gettysburg

Buford visits Baltimore and Gettysburg

Buford traveled to Baltimore and Gettysburg with Lori SchraderBachar SL'94. On the trip, he took in historical sights and ate great food. See photos...

Exploring the Black Hills

Exploring the Black Hills

The Beaver went on a family vacation to the Black Hills of South Dakota with Kara SL'97 and Ryan Harder SL'99. Together, they explored national parks, monuments and tourist destinations. See photos...

Beaver in Cozumel

Beaver in Cozumel

Our yellow Beaver friend accompanied Scott McNamar SL'88 on a trip to Cozumel, off the eastern coast of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. They enjoyed good times on the beach, lounging by the pool and enjoying the scenery. See photos...

Table Rock Lake

Table Rock Lake

At the last alumni event in Des Moines, Matt Sly SL'06 was given a stuffed beaver to take on vacation to Table Rock Lake in Missouri. Our Beaver friend had a great time not only on the lake, but also during a trip to Branson! See photos...

Hawaii

Hawaii

The beaver traveled to Hawaii with Swasti Bhattacharyya, associate professor of philosophy and religion. They got some sun and had fun on the beach! See photos...

Visit to San Francisco & Monterey, Calif.

Visit to San Francisco & Monterey, Calif.

Cara Germain SL'96 took our friendly beaver along on a trip to San Francisco and Monterey, Calif. Everybody had a great time seeing the sights! See photos...

McCorkle Fellows Trip to Turkey

McCorkle Fellows Trip to Turkey

The beaver traveled to Turkey with BVU professors, as part of the McCorkle Fellows program. Together, they met new people and saw the sights in Istanbul and other parts of the country. See photos...