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What I'm Reading: Hearing the music and rhythm of poetry

Mar 1, 2015

When Jeanne Emmons reads poetry, she hears music and rhythm in addition to words.

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Dr. Richard Steinbach set to play at Carnegie Hall

Feb 25, 2015

It takes real talent to transform a silent room into a room echoing with a masterpiece. And now Dr. Richard Steinbach's talent will take him all the way to Carnegie Hall. ...


Continuing ed student turns to love of art after retirement

Feb 7, 2015

A few days prior to his Briar Cliff University senior art show, Brian Damon is living a dream that was literally 60 years in the making. ...


Briar Cliff, Siouxland organizations will co-sponsor "Entrepalooza"

Feb 2, 2015

This February, Briar Cliff and 15 other Siouxland organizations will co-sponsor Entrepalooza, a week-long celebration of entrepreneurial spirit in Siouxland. ...


Briar Cliff names new V.P. for enrollment management

Jan 30, 2015

Brian Eben has been promoted to vice president for enrollment management at Briar Cliff University. ...


BCU students work to reform nursing education nationwide

Jan 29, 2015

A group of Briar Cliff nursing students is getting national recognition for its work. ...


Dean's list announced for first semester

Jan 28, 2015

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce that 213 students have been named to the Dean’s List for the first semester of the 2014-15 academic year, including 45 students who have achieved a perfect grade point average of 4.0. ...


2015 Briar Cliff Review contest winners announced

Jan 21, 2015

The Briar Cliff Review is proud to announce the winners of its 2015 writing contest ...


Briar Cliff students launch "Serve Without Boundaries" movement

Jan 19, 2015

More than 200 BCU students volunteered 2,000 hours across 20 agencies during a week-long J-Term service project. ...


Selma march memories flicker for former BCU professor

Jan 18, 2015

Mike Hand was 21 and a college student in Iowa when images of "Bloody Sunday" spurred him to action. ...


VITA program volunteer embraces her post-accident trajectory

Dec 21, 2014

Erica Hoffman has fond memories of hitting the slopes, going water-rafting and hiking. After an accident left her paralyzed, she found a new focus: helping people. ...


BCU Master's program falls in line with Pope's autism focus

Nov 19, 2014

Pope Francis has asked the Catholic church to embrace the role of science in treating brain and behavior disorders. Briar Cliff has already gotten a head start. ...


Graduate students present at Midwest behavioral analysis conference

Nov 18, 2014

Briar Cliff University graduate students, in collaboration with faculty, were recently selected to present at the Midwest conference: Mid-American Association for Behavioral Analysis. ...


Briar Cliff nursing student ready to change the world

Nov 9, 2014

Most college freshmen don't bring a crown or sash to school. But Marissa Messinger is far from typical. ...


Teacher candidates get first-hand classroom experience

Nov 1, 2014

Reading a book called "The Sick Pets" to a group of first graders, Katie Mueller tells the story of pups Pip, Bix and Vin's trip to the veterinarian's office. ...


The "Ice Bucket Challenge" has Briar Cliff ties

Oct 13, 2014

What do the Ice Bucket Challenge and BCU’s social work program have in common? ...

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