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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.

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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. ...

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. ...

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. ...