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Briar Cliff alum returns to practice family medicine in Sioux City

Jul 31, 2014

Two nights before his first day of work at Family Health Care of Siouxland Morningside Clinic, Dr. Nicholas Bechtold had a terrible nightmare.

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NSF awards Briar Cliff University over $600,000 for scholarships

May 6, 2014

With a $609,250 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Briar Cliff University will be awarding college scholarships over the next several years to new students majoring in biology, biochemistry, chemistry and environmental science.


Hundreds of Siouxland girls learn what 'STEM' is all about

March 15, 2014

"Women can do everything that guys can do," says eighth-grader Alexa Scheitieler. "We're just as important."


State-of-the-art biology equipment at students' fingertips

January 1, 2014

“We have some of the most modern science equipment available at any undergraduate program in the nation,” says Dr. Kelly Eder, assistant professor of biology.


Insect Zoo invades 'Kids Zone' at Saturday in the Park

July 6, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa — The Saturday In The Park Kids Zone is the section of the annual festival reserved solely for the littlest of concert-goers. This year, it was equipped with our usual kid-friendly activities like moon-bounces, trampolines and face paint.


High School students learn about human body in BCU's cadaver lab

February 15, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) — In school, you might remember dissecting worms, and frogs. But, some high school students got a sense of what it might be like to study the human body the same way.


High School Students to Tour Cadaver Lab at Campus Visit Day

February 7, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – For high school sophomores, juniors and seniors who dream of being a doctor, nurse, physical therapist or simply working in health care, BCU’s Health Sciences Campus Visit Day, Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, will offer a broad spectrum of insight and information.


Sioux City Girl Scouts get "bugged" at Briar Cliff

February 4, 2013

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KTIV) - Sioux City Girl Scouts troop 312, stopped by Briar Cliff University to learn more about bugs! The girl's got "up close and personal" with tarantulas, millipedes, and hissing cockroaches.




Students Benefit from Experiential Learning at Prairie Festival

November 16, 2012

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – Briar Cliff University environmental science majors James Conway and Mandy Haukap, both of Sioux City, did not miss classes while at the Prairie Festival, held recently in Salina, Kan. The BCU students were in an experiential learning classroom, gaining insights on developing perennial agriculture and meeting environmental experts from across the U.S.


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