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Graceland University; Buena Vista University

May 10, 2018

Graceland University

LAMONI — The honor roll lists for Graceland University’s 2018 spring term have been announced.

Students with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average are named to the president’s list. Students with a GPA between 3.25 and 3.64 are named to the dean’s list

Emily Ellis of Richland was named to the president’s list.

Alicia Knox of Hedrick and Madison Fears of Hedrick were named to the dean’s list.

 

Buena Vista University

STORM LAKE — Buena Vista University’s 14th annual Scholars Day was April 28. Students from all disciplines had an opportunity to present their best original research, academic posters, artistic creations, and performances to their peers, professors, and the public.

Tanner Cook, a senior environmental science and biology double major from Fairfield, was one of the students who participated. Cook’s presentation was titled “The Culture of Corn: A Homegrown Mexican Migrant.”

A second research project was also presented, entitled: “Variant Composting Media for Optimum Gardening Growth and Nutrition.”

The keynote speaker was Darren L. Whitfield, a 2007 BVU graduate, who is the assistant professor of social work and psychiatry at the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work and Department of Psychiatry.

This year marked the second time Scholars Day and the annual Student Recognition Dinner, which was held later that evening, were held on the same day.

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