Students of Black Hills State University will present what they have learned through their research experiences during the 21st Annual Black Hills Research Symposium March 26-28 in Spearfish.
Two Black Hills State University physical science majors are working with scientists and engineers from around the world on the LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) experiment at Sanford Underground Research Facility. Nolan Maher, a freshman from Bismark, N.D., and Erika Redinger, a junior from Spearfish, are visiting Sanford Lab two times per week this semester where they work on projects contributing to LZ. LZ is a next-generation dark matter detector.
The Master of Science in Secondary Education degree through Black Hills State University, offered completely online, was recognized by Onlinemasters.com as one of the best in the nation. BHSU was noted in the ranking of 46 universities as “Best in Active Learning Experiences.”
Alumni who complete biomedical research while studying at Black Hills State University are succeeding in doctoral programs and making great strides in their scientific careers. Since 2008, the South Dakota Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (SD BRIN) has provided 142 Undergraduate Research fellowship awards to 95 individual BHSU students. Fellowships are paid opportunities for students to put scientific principles into practice.
Black Hills State University was recently named a Military Friendly® School. This designation indicates BHSU has exceptional military/veteran programs.