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Grants awarded to BHSU

Black Hills State University was awarded the following grants:

  • $207,229 from the National Science Foundation to fund the examination of both the temporal and spatial aspects of North American avian diversification in relation to Quaternary environmental change through a multilocus comparative phylogeographic study of co-distributed pine and oak woodland birds.
     
  • $20,000 from National Science Foundation (subaward from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology) for DUSEL at Homestake Mine—technical design development—year two of three.
     
  • $7,273 from NASA EPSCoR for metagenomic analysis and bioprospecting of the microbial communities in Homestake DUSEL following mine dewatering.
     
  • $89,153 from U.S. Department of Education (subaward from Montana State University at Billings for rural site-bound paraeducators—year four of four.
     
  • $53,000 from the State of South Dakota Governor’s Office for updating computer equipment and other hardware in the Mobile Science Labs.
     
  • $20,000 from the BHSU Foundation for the Teacher Learning Center.
     
  • $1,500 from the Spearfish Area Community Foundation for the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).
     
  • $67,500 from the U.S. Department of Energy via the South Dakota Bureau of Administration to improve the energy proficiency in the Black Hills State University Young Center facility.
     
  • $23,509 from the National Science Foundation subawarded to Black Hills State University through North Dakota State University to advance the knowledge and understanding in the area of Groebner Bases reduction techniques for multiple power flow solutions and provides a theoretical foundation to facilitate analytical (static) voltage stability studies in larger power systems.
     
  • $6,000 from the Chiesman Committee for rendering and promoting democracy through the use of satirical, political, and humorous military cartoons.
     
  • $4,344 from the State of South Dakota Department of Education, Office of Curriculum, Technology, and Assessment to provide staff members from the Black Hills State University to assist in the development of framework documents which will be used for the revision process of the South Dakota Content Standards.
     
  • $72,196 from the Corporation for National and Community Service for the Northern Hills RSVP Program.
     
  • $62,794 from the U.S. Department of Education via the Wyoming Department of Education to form a partnership among Wyoming high-needs school districts in northeast Wyoming, including Campbell County School District #1, Converse County School District #1, Weston County School District #1, and Black Hills State University to increase student achievement in the area of science at the elementary and middle school level. This partnership will assist in improving students’ academic achievement in science by improving teacher content knowledge and teaching skills.
     
  • $24,000 from Nutra-Flo Protein and Biotech Products for the evaluation of natufermen during hatchery rearing of trout and salmon.
     
  • $1,000 from Montana Dakota Utilities for the Northern Hills Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).
     
  • $1,000 from Sturgis Rally Charities for the Northern Hills Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).
     
  • $1,000 from the First Western Greater Belle Fourche Foundation for the Northern Hills Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).
     
  • $8,000 from the State of Missouri to perform forensic analysis of the molecular diversity of white-tailed deer in Missouri.
     
  • $49,715 from the South Dakota Department of Education for State Performance Plan, Indicator 14 survey data collection.
     
  • • $17,319 from the South Dakota Department of Education for Coordinated School Health activities consultation and training.
     
  • $50,000 from the South Dakota Board of Regents for Title II South Dakota Counts—Middle School, West: Year Two.
     
  • $50,000 from the South Dakota Board of Regents for Title II Life Science Concepts for Teachers.
     
  • $49,407 from the South Dakota Board of Regents for Title II Modeling Physics Instruction in South Dakota.
     
  • $50,000 from the South Dakota Board of Regents for Title II South Dakota Counts—Middle School, Central.
     
  • $50,000 from the South Dakota Board of Regents for Title II South Dakota Counts—Middle School, East.
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