BHSU associate physical education professor Dr. Betsy Silva was recently named South Dakota College Teacher of the Year by the South Dakota Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (SDAHPERD).
BHSU will host an Arts and Humanities Research Blitz Friday, Nov. 9 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Academic Hall Room 305. The blitz will provide the public with an opportunity to hear about the various areas of research on which BHSU faculty and students are working.
The Dakota Chamber Orchestra will perform their fall concert titled “Overtures, Firsts, and Other Beginnings” Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2:30 p.m. in the Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall.
Dr. Laura Colmenero-Chilberg, assistant professor of sociology at BHSU, and BHSU sociology students Anastacia Schulhoff, Windy Rottenbucher, and Lisa Herman-Spilde recently attended the annual Great Plains Sociological Society Conference in Aberdeen. Colmenero-Chilberg and Schulhoff also presented work at the conference.
BHSU participants in the National Conference for Undergraduate Research (NCUR) Randi Anderson and Gwen Writer were published in the 2007 NCUR Proceedings. NCUR Proceedings is a prestigious national journal which features the research of students who have presented papers at the National Conference on Undergraduate Research.
BHSU recently hosted a presentation by Bruce King, a leader of diversity change in higher education. King talked about his experiences and his role as chief diversity officer and the challenges facing the higher education system in South Dakota as it tries to provide opportunities for underrepresented groups.
All of the specimens housed in the Herbarium at Black Hills State University are dead, yet the Herbarium continues to grow as the number of collections expands and the staff are called upon to provide plant identification for public and private entities.
Even as the water is being pumped from the former Homestake Mine, the Center for the Conservation of Biological Resources (CCBR) at Black Hills State University, is taking an active role by conducting genetic analysis of microbes found in water samples taken from the Sanford Underground Science and Engineering Laboratory (SUSEL).
BHSU senior Charlotte Walling and Dr. Andy Johnson, associate director of CAMSE, recently presented at the annual meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers in Greensboro, N.C.
BHSU will have additional scholarship funds for American Indian students thanks to an American Indian College Student Scholarship Challenge Grant from the American Indian Education Foundation (AIEF).
Dr. Scott Stoltenberg, assistant psychology professor at BHSU, was recently awarded a three-year $200,000 research grant by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH).
BHSU will host a free teacher training workshop about the South Dakota Stock Market Game (SDSMG) Friday, Sept. 28 in Clare and Josef Meier Hall.
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