Join Black Hills State University assistant professor of history Dr. Alex Lang Thursday, April 25 at 4 p.m. for the final faculty-led Geek Speak lecture of the semester titled, “Noise-Makers: Fascists and Music.” During the lecture Lang will discuss how fascist themes are conveyed in modern and historic music. All Geek Speak lectures are held in Jonas 110 and are open to the public.
Black Hills State University student Justin Logue of Volin participated in an exchange program in Slovenia, a country in central Europe, last fall. Justin studied at the University of Ljubljana, one of 20 BHSU partner institutions around the world.
Presidents from the higher education institutions in western South Dakota and Nebraska gathered March 29 for the Presidents’ Higher Education Summit in Rapid City. Among the topics of conversation were current and future collaborations among the seven schools, identifying a list of higher education options in the region and possibly sharing adjunct professors.
Kim Tilsen-Brave Heart has helped launch over 187 small businesses across the country, but it was launching her own business two years ago that helped her family find its way out of crisis. Tilsen-Brave Heart will share her story April 11 in Spearfish as part of American Indian Awareness Week at Black Hills State University.
There are 70 missing or murdered indigenous women in South Dakota and Lily Mendoza wants to make sure they are remembered. A Black Hills State University alum, Lily will return to campus Tuesday, April 9 to present “Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women (MMIW): Why Are Our Sisters Missing” as part of American Indian Awareness week.