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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.

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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. ...

Dr. Sean Burton appointed as NCCO's chief editor of publications

Jul 24, 2014

Briar Cliff University is proud to recognize Dr. Sean Burton's appointment as Chief Editor of Publications by the executive board of the National Collegiate Choral Organization (NCCO). ...

Briar Cliff music professor to perform at Carnegie Hall in 2015

May 30, 2014

Dr. Richard Steinbach, professor of music, will perform a solo debut "Fusion at Carnegie Hall" concert on Friday, June 12, 2015. The concert will premiere Dr. Steinbach’s new "FUSION" recording project. ...

Choral director selected to present at national, regional conferences

May 16, 2014

Dr. Sean Burton recently was selected by peer-review to present “French Connections: Exploring the Unaccompanied Choral Music of Pierre Villette” at the Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, in Honolulu, Hawaii. ...

Psychology professor goes gold and blue for a good cause

Mar 8, 2014

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — Todd Knealing has a hair-raising way of showing his school spirit. ...

Program director presents at APTA convention

Feb 2, 2014

Dr. Patrick Cross recently had four peer-reviewed abstracts accepted for presentation at the American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Sections Meeting 2014. ...

Assistant professor, cancer survivor, molding minds at BCU

Feb 1, 2014

CARROLL, Iowa — When Bobbie Weber began working as a nurse at St. Anthony's Regional Hospital and Nursing Home, one of her favorite parts of the job was seeing "light bulbs" go off for other nurses. ...

Social work professor honored for human rights advocacy

Dec 11, 2013

The Sioux City Human Rights Commission has recognized Sister Shirley Fineran, OSF, with the 2013 War Eagle Human Rights Award. ...

Physical Therapy director appointed to APTA Subcommittee

Dec 10, 2013

Dr. Patrick Cross, director, physical therapy, has been appointed to the American Physical Therapy Association’s Advocacy Awards Subcommittee. ...

Four instructors published in Nursing Science Quarterly

Dec 10, 2013

Four Briar Cliff nursing instructors contributed to a research article published recently in Nursing Science Quarterly. ...

Associate Professor Featured in Nursing Journal

Dec 3, 2013

Dr. Mary Nissen recently coauthored an article titled “Integrating Genetics and Genomics into Nursing Curricula,” published in Nursing Clinics of North America. ...