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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.

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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

March 8, 2014

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


Program director presents at APTA convention

February 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

February 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

December 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

December 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

December 10, 2013

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


Associate Professor Featured in Nursing Journal

December 3, 2013

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


Dr. Burton guest conducts honors and pre-all-state choirs

December 3, 2013

Dr. Sean Burton, division chair of arts and humanities, Gilchrist Foundation director of choral activities, recently guest conducted for the South Dakota Music Educators Association’s Elementary Honor Choir in Sioux Falls, S.D.


With Fusion Project, professor uses music to bridge cultural gaps

September 6, 2013

Richard Steinbach’s musical career has gone south.


Briar Cliff University Welcomes New Faculty

August 30, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Briar Cliff University is pleased to announce the following new faculty members to the BCU community:


BCU social work professor has research published

May 23, 2013

Heather Craig-Oldsen, Briar Cliff University associate professor of social work, co-authored a chapter in “The Children’s Bureau: Shaping a Century of Child Welfare Practice, Programs and Policies,” a publication of the National Association of Social Workers.


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