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Steinbach debuts music to sold-out Carnegie Hall crowd

Jun 12, 2015

Hundreds of famous composers and artists have performed at the illustrious Carnegie Hall in New York City, and on Friday evening, Sioux City’s Richard Steinbach brought new compositions and fresh air to the renowned stage.

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Recognizing Briar Cliff's retiring faculty members

May 29, 2015

Briar Cliff would like to recognize the following four faculty members who have announced their retirements following the 2014-15 academic year: ...


Associate professor of music published in Choral Journal

May 18, 2015

Dr. Sean Burton, associate professor of music at Briar Cliff University, has been published in the most recent edition of The Choral Journal. ...


Dr. Richard Steinbach set to play at Carnegie Hall

May 5, 2015

"It's probably safe to say that every musician dreams of playing in a place like Carnegie Hall," says Dr. Richard Steinbach. His dream is about to become a reality. ...


Spanish instructor featured at national language conference

Apr 24, 2015

Wilfrido Suarez, assistant professor of Spanish at Briar Cliff University, presented his latest research on April 24 at the annual Languages, Literatures and Cultures Conference hosted by the University of Kentucky. ...


BCU professors awarded at international business conference

Apr 7, 2015

A group of Briar Cliff professors received a "Best Paper Award" from the Clute Institute for Academic Research during the institute's International Business Conference in March. ...


Final act: Briar Cliff theater professor to retire after 37 years

Mar 27, 2015

Richard Poole never wanted to be a teacher. He hitchhiked out west in the 1960s, en route to Alaska to be a railroad welder. He wound up in Portland, Ore., planting trees. ...


Professor studies natural ways to strengthen the immune system

Mar 20, 2015

Daniel Jung encourages his students at Briar Cliff to open the windows when they wake up in the morning and take deep breaths to clear their sinuses. ...


BCU journalism adjunct named editor of Sioux City Journal

Mar 18, 2015

Briar Cliff adjunct journalism instructor Bruce Miller has been named editor of the Sioux City Journal, the largest daily news publication in Northwest Iowa. ...


Education chair published in Journal of Youth Development

Mar 11, 2015

Dr. Kristen Crabtree-Groff's research on an innovative approach to nurturing leadership and character in adolescents was recently co-published in the Journal of Youth Development. ...


Business professor to keynote “Siouxland Tech Xpo” event

Mar 11, 2015

Dr. Philip Burian will give the keynote presentation on May 12 at the annual Siouxland Tech Xpo, an event designed to inspire innovative thinking among Information Technology leaders in the Siouxland Region. ...


Looking back: Instructor, coach recalls 45 years of memories on The Cliff

Jan 22, 2015

Teacher. Coach. Administrator. There isn't much Marian Pesky hasn't done during her 45 years at Briar Cliff. ...


BCU professor published, awarded by Clute Institute

Oct 21, 2014

Briar Cliff University business administration professor Philip Burian recently won a “Best Scholarly Paper Award” at a conference sponsored by the Clute Institute for Academic Research in Munich, Germany. ...


BCU professor co-authors first anthology on traveling tent theatre

Oct 13, 2014

Briar Cliff University theatre professor Richard Poole has co-authored the first published anthology examining traveling tent theatre from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. ...


BCU Professor: "Pioneer fiction" more revealing than history books

Sep 21, 2014

Can great fiction be found in what some have called "flyover country?" Dr. Tricia Currans-Sheehan thinks so. ...


Briar Cliff University welcomes new social work program director

Jul 30, 2014

Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce Elizabeth Rembold as its new social work program director. ...

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