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Clare House offers compassion, life skills to women leaving prison

Oct 12, 2014

From its exterior, Clare Guest House looks like a well-kept older home in a nice, quiet neighborhood.

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Students spend lunch with area nursing home residents

Oct 9, 2014

Seniors usually rule campus anyway — but that was especially the case over lunch hour at Briar Cliff! ...


What's good at the Fire Pit?

Oct 6, 2014

Wondering what to order at the BCU Fire Pit? Cliff News reporter JoAnn Parker decided to taste for herself! ...


2014 homecoming royalty crowned at The Cliff

Oct 3, 2014

Briar Cliff crowned the university’s 2014 homecoming king and queen during a coronation ceremony inside the Stark Student Center. ...


Guest speaker examines human trafficking injustice

Oct 2, 2014

Commonly, human trafficking conjures the image of someone in the sex industry rather than a worker at a meat packing plant in Iowa, says Dr. Yvonne Zimmerman. ...


Briar Cliff named top "Military Friendly School" for 2015

Sep 23, 2014

Briar Cliff University has been named one of the nation’s top “Military Friendly Schools” for the sixth consecutive year. ...


After Globetrotters internship, student sees future in sports industry

Sep 22, 2014

After knee injuries threatened to sideline Taylor Meine's future on the hardwood, she has gained a new perspective on the business of basketball. ...


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. ...


Social media minor now available at Briar Cliff

Sep 13, 2014

What if we told you your tweeting and tagging skills could help land you a job? They can! ...


New course unlocks how to be a successful college student

Sep 10, 2014

The new "Freshman seminar" isn’t just a class. It’s an experience. ...


Briar Cliff ranks among U.S. Best Regional Colleges

Sep 9, 2014

Briar Cliff University ranks among America’s Best Regional Colleges, according to the U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges 2015” edition. ...


Local food movement sprouting at Briar Cliff

Sep 8, 2014

Tucked between a dorm and the student center, a plot planted in May now bears ripe raspberries, sapling apple trees and dwarf cherries. Beans, popcorn, pumpkins and squash. Plus, marigolds in full bloom. ...


Briar Cliff nursing student ready to change the world

Sep 6, 2014

Most college freshmen don't bring a crown or sash to school. But Marissa Messinger is far from typical. ...


Briar Cliff Review: "Inspiration, entertainment and poetry with a pulse"

Sep 1, 2014

Slick but not too thick, The Briar Cliff Review's almost three dozen poems, four short stories, four nonfiction pieces, and miscellany are peppered and spiced throughout with terrific full-color art and photography. It’s an entertaining package. ...


Coach Lila Frommelt's legacy lives on at Briar Cliff

Aug 20, 2014

The 10th annual Lila Frommelt Memorial Golf Classic raised nearly $50,000 for Briar Cliff’s annual scholarship fund. ...


Briar Cliff designated an official "Blue Zone Worksite"

Aug 19, 2014

Briar Cliff is now an official "Blue Zone Worksite," meaning the University maintains a healthy work environment that promotes and encourages employee well-being. ...

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