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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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Soap company awash with business after BCU ‘Sharks’ contest

Feb 15, 2015

During a rough patch around this time last year, Vanessa Wodtke was ready to give up on her startup business, Bloom Wild. ...


Briar Cliff honors the 1974 national runner-up powerlifters

Feb 14, 2015

Tom Tedrow and his Briar Cliff powerlifting teammates simply weren’t intimidated. ...


Ray Nacke: “The best coach I've ever met”

Feb 8, 2015

“Here are the X’s and O’s on one of the best coaches in the history of small college basketball, and he’s unabashedly 100 percent old school...” ...


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. ...


BCU President chairs board for U.S. Franciscan colleges

Feb 6, 2015

The Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities (AFCU) has elected Briar Cliff University president Beverly A. Wharton as chair of its board of directors. ...


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. ...


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. ...


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. ...


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. ...


Businesspeople, retirees and students explore 'good life' at Blue Zones workshop

Jan 11, 2015

Juan Munoz knows why he gets out of bed in the morning. Do you? ...


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. ...


Students earn national recognition for community service

Dec 20, 2014

Briar Cliff University has been named to the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for the fifth consecutive year. ...


Briar Cliff students host Christmas party for disabled persons

Dec 4, 2014

Briar Cliff students served up smiles, great food and plenty of holiday cheer at the annual Christmas Party for People with Disabilities. ...


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. ...

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