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‘Pokemon Go’ reveals where virtual meets reality on the Briar Cliff campus

Jul 17, 2016

A passing rain shower couldn't keep Andrew from his virtual hunt for Pikachu, Squirtle and the other colorful characters from Pokemon Go on the Briar Cliff University campus.

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Briar Cliff offers free conflict management training for local businesses

Jul 14, 2016

On July 14, the university offered a four-hour training program to business owners looking to create "high quality" conflict in their workplace by teaching them communications skills and a "road map" to understanding conflict. ...


Digital media students develop marketing campaign for local Catholic schools

May 28, 2016

F.A.I.T.H. is not only the foundation of Catholic schools, but a new marketing campaign to promote the Diocese of Sioux City’s school systems. The acronym was created by Briar Cliff University digital media students as part of their senior research course. ...


Briar Cliff's President Wharton leaves a legacy of growth and care

May 16, 2016

As president of Briar Cliff University, Bev Wharton was never afraid to put her face out around campus – sometimes literally. ...


Earth Day reminds us what's really important

Apr 22, 2016

The first step to preserving and conserving nature is to connect with nature. It’s an ideal that Briar Cliff University biology professor Brian Hazlett espouses with students in many of his courses, most notably his ecology and environmental science classes. ...


Briar Cliff students sell beanies to support childhood cancer research

Mar 28, 2016

Sydney Beals kept scrolling through a zealous friend’s Instagram posts, seeing “Love your Melon” logoed beanies and her friend dressing up like a superhero. ...


BCU nursing students explore traditional Chinese medicine therapies

Mar 25, 2016

Willie Massey, a senior nursing major from Tanzania, said he felt heat and a pulling sensation on his skin. The painful knot in his back soon disappeared. ...


BCU Enactus team learns not to put all eggs in one basket

Feb 21, 2016

When four business-minded students traveled to Tanzania, they were expecting to talk about baskets, not chickens. ...


Ted Waitt, Gateway founder, kicks off Entrepalooza at Briar Cliff

Feb 16, 2016

Ted Waitt, billionaire philanthropist and former CEO of Gateway Inc., kicked off the sixth annual Entrepalooza event Monday evening, telling the success story that led him from a farm office to leader of a publicly traded company that once called Siouxland home. ...


New doctoral program addresses Siouxland's need for physical therapy care

Feb 6, 2016

What started as an idea on paper about five years ago has now evolved into a state-of-the-art facility and graduate program. ...


Highlights from 2016 Hall of Fame Weekend

Jan 25, 2016

In addition to honoring the newest inductees into the Charger Athletic Hall of Fame, nearly 100 former basketball players returned to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Briar Cliff men's basketball. ...


Briar Cliff students "Serve Without Boundaries" in volunteer initiative

Jan 17, 2016

Nearly 200 students volunteered 2,000 hours across more than 20 agencies in a weeklong initiative called "Serve Without Boundaries" — but it was about much more than community service. ...


BCU students throw Christmas Party for those with disabilities

Dec 10, 2015

Briar Cliff students hosted a party for people with disabilities featuring a special holiday lunch, a festive sing-a-long with Cliff Singers, and gifts donated by the Briar Cliff community. Plus, a surprise appearance! ...


$500 selfie: Briar Cliff students awarded for National Student Day

Nov 26, 2015

It was the easiest 500 bucks Jonathan Conyers had ever made. ...


BCU professor: What do zombies tell us about ourselves?

Nov 21, 2015

When Matthew Pangborn reads about zombies, he sees parables about the dangers of climate change, the decay of urban centers and the relationship between parents and their children. ...


"More than practice": Music professor shares his Carnegie Hall experience

Nov 19, 2015

This past summer, Richard Steinbach made his debut performance at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Landing a gig there is viewed by many musicians to be one of the most honorable and sought after goals in their careers. ...

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