In the News

In the News

Dr. Richard Lampe will be 2014 Commencement Speaker

Dr. Richard Lampe will be 2014 Commencement Speaker

April 24, 2014
Buena Vista University has announced that Dr. Richard Lampe, professor of biology, will be the 2014 Commencement speaker on May 24. Dr. Lampe has served in faculty and administrative roles at BVU since 1976. Read more...

Student Organizations Receive Awards at Regional Conference

Student Organizations Receive Awards at Regional Conference

April 18, 2014
Members of the Buena Vista University Student Activities Board attended the National Association for Campus Activities regional conference in St. Paul, Minn., where they received several awards. Read more...

BVU Theatre to Present “Three Sisters”

BVU Theatre to Present “Three Sisters”

April 17, 2014
Buena Vista University Theatre is presenting a version of Anton Chekhov’s play, "Three Sisters." Written in 1900, the play features the lives and aspirations of the Prozorov family, three sisters Olga, Masha and Irina and their brother Andrey. Read more...

Campus Media Places First in National Competition

Campus Media Places First in National Competition

April 16, 2014
Buena Vista University student newspaper, The Tack, placed first in the nation for online news website overall excellence in the annual Society for Collegiate Journalists national media contest. Read more...

Buena Vista University to Host Tenth Annual Scholars Day

Buena Vista University to Host Tenth Annual Scholars Day

April 15, 2014
BVU's tenth annual Scholars Day will be held on Friday, April 25. t this annual event, students share their best presentations, original research, artistic creations and performances with their peers, professors and the community. Read more...

Students Attend Lecture by Hiroshima Survivor

Students Attend Lecture by Hiroshima Survivor

April 15, 2014
Buena Vista University Japanese instructor Yuriko Togashi and a group of BVU students attended a lecture by Hiroshima atomic bomb survivor, Koko Tanimoto Kondo. Read more...

BVU Hosts High School Student Media Festival

BVU Hosts High School Student Media Festival

April 14, 2014
BVU's digital media department hosted the second annual SHOWOFF Student Media Festival. The festival allows high school juniors and seniors to submit media projects for award consideration in a variety of categories. Read more...

Buena Vista University Holds Second Annual Hacking Challenge

Buena Vista University Holds Second Annual Hacking Challenge

April 10, 2014
Twenty students from the BVU computer science department faced off against each other and students from Whitworth University in Spokane, Wash., during the second annual "Capture the Flag" computer hacking challenge. Read more...

Morrow Receives National Honor for Service

Morrow Receives National Honor for Service

April 1, 2014
Sloane Morrow was selected by Campus Compact as one of five Iowa college students to receive the national Newman Civic Fellows Award. She is an active student leader and performs service work in the Storm Lake community and beyond. Read more...

BVU Students Network at Career Connect

BVU Students Network at Career Connect

March 14, 2014
Career Connect is a unique, interactive event, specifically designed for networking, learning about employment trends, and building relationships between students and future employers. Read more...

BVU Wraps Up Iron Beaver Challenge with Triathlon

BVU Wraps Up Iron Beaver Challenge with Triathlon

March 11, 2014
Over 40 Buena Vista University students, faculty, staff and members of the Storm Lake community participated in the third-annual Iron Beaver Challenge during the month of February. Read more...

Wythe Award Nominees for 2014

Wythe Award Nominees for 2014

March 10, 2014
Four professors, including two alumni, have been selected as finalists for BVU's 2014 George Wythe Award for Excellence in Teaching. The winner will be announced at the Faculty and Staff Recognition Dinner on May 23. Read more...

Buena Vista University Announces Law Program with University of Iowa

Buena Vista University Announces Law Program with University of Iowa

March 6, 2014
BVU has signed an agreement with University of Iowa College of Law to coordinate their programs, allowing BVU undergraduates to apply for admission to Iowa Law's Juris Doctor Program and earn their bachelor's and law degrees in six years. Read more...

Figueroa Prepares for Possibility of Graduate School at Harvard

Figueroa Prepares for Possibility of Graduate School at Harvard

March 5, 2014
Sophomore political science major Monica Figueroa Vaca attended the Public Policy and Leadership Conference at Harvard University. The conference is designed to prepare students for graduate study in public policy and international affairs. Read more...

BVU Announces Senior of the Year Finalists

BVU Announces Senior of the Year Finalists

March 3, 2014
Buena Vista University's graduating senior class has chosen the finalists for the Senior of the Year Awards. The winners will be announced at the Student Recognition Dinner on April 26. Read more...

Student MOVE Delivers National Conference Presentation

Student MOVE Delivers National Conference Presentation

February 28, 2014
Members of the Buena Vista University Student MOVE organization attended and presented at the National Collegiate Leadership Conference in Tucson, Ariz. Read more...