News & Events

Hunger Banquet

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Location: Jacket Legacy Room
Time: 6 pm
Learn what hunger looks like in the Black Hills. Free food. RSVP by January 15th.

Jacket Career & Part-time Job Fair

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Location: Jacket Legacy Room
Time: 9 am - noon
The 2019 Jacket Career & Part-time Job Fair will take place in the Jacket Legacy Room on Tuesday, February 26th, from 9am - noon. 

BHSU will host employers looking for full-time employees as well as summer, seasonal employees, part-time employees, organizations offering internships, and grad schools. 

Employer Registration Fee: $120 
BHSU Alumni fee: $100 (graduation year & major required) 

Geek Speak

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Location: Jonas 110
Time: 4 pm
Courtney Huse Wika “A Spontaneous Overflow of Powerful Feelings:” A (Very Brief) Poetry Writing Workshop 
The 2018-2019 Geek Speak lineup comes to a close with a community poetry workshop in celebration of National Poetry Month and inspired by e e cumming’s words of advice: “Well, write poetry, for God's sake, it's the only thing that matters.”
Join us for readings from regional poets and an introduction to poetry through creative exercises and training in critical reading, poetic form and technique, and revision.

Geek Speak

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Location: Jonas 110
Time: 4 pm
Christopher Landauer and Chris Fuchs: "Wizard, Fighter, Rouge RPG Design: Community Building Through Gaming"

Christopher Landauer is an Industrial Engineer by vocation (Stanford) and a Roleplaying Game Engineer by avocation. Engineers are typically tasked with building things, and together with Chris Fuchs, Christopher L. has spent the better part of the last decade building communities, building audiences, and building worlds in the Gaming space.

Chris “Savage Mommy” Fuchs is a proud Geek. He has been gaming since the late 90’s, Starting with 2nd Edition D&D and playing with the same gaming group for that entire time.
Between them they organize the Rocky Mountain Savages, the largest RPG group in the Mountain West and coordinate RPGs for the largest tabletop conventions in the same region. They host the Savage Cast, a popular podcast and appear on several other media properties which promote gaming and the game community.

They just released Buccaneer: Through Hell and High Water, their first RPG gaming book and have multiple other projects in the pipeline for publication.
Chris L has also done creative work for Electronic Arts, one of the largest video game companies, was the first person to solve all the puzzles in Dan Brown's The DaVinci Code, and ran a treasure hunting forum with tens of thousands of active participants.

If the first step of being a Geek means being honest and open about the things that excite you and the things that you love, the second step is finding ways to integrate those passions in to your life and career.

Geek Speak

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Location: Jonas 110
Time: 4 pm
Petrika Peters: “Global Dumping: What Happens to Your Electronic Waste?”
Global dumping refers to a process of moving hazardous waste across national borders. This talk will give a brief history of global dumping and will focus on the movement of hazardous waste from the Global North to the Global South. Specific attention will be paid to issues of state-sovereignty and transnational justice.