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.
BHSU and the Chiesman Foundation for Democracy will host a celebration in honor of Constitution Day Monday, Sept. 17 at 12 noon in the Student Union Jacket Legacy Room.
Skip Yowell, co-founder of Jansport clothing and outdoor products and author of “The Hippie Guide to Climbing the Corporate Ladder & Other Mountains,” will speak at BHSU Monday, Sept. 24 at 10 a.m. in the Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall.
BHSU will host the “Spring Final Fling” disc golf tournament Thursday, April 26 at 3:30 p.m. for BHSU students and 5:30 p.m. for the community. Competitors are asked to meet at Hole One of the BHSU disc golf course 15 minutes prior to the start of their division’s tournament.
BHSU is making plans for the 25th annual Lakota Omniciye Wacipi (Powwow) and a full schedule of events to observe American Indian Awareness Week April 16-22.
Art Jones, director of Facilities Services at BHSU, was recently nominated for secretary-treasurer of the APPA. An international association dedicated to maintaining, protecting, and promoting the quality of educational facilities, APPA represents more than 1,500 learning institutions serving over 4,700 individuals.
Dr. R. D. Theisz, BHSU professor and chair of the Department of Humanities, recently added five poems to his list of scholarly and creative publications.
John Williams, BHSU business administration senior from Spearfish, has been selected as one of eight finalists from South Dakota to present at the Governor’s Student Business Plan Competition. Williams will travel to Sioux Falls and present his plan to a group of business and financial expert reviewers April 12.
The Black Hills State University Center for American Indian Studies (CAIS) has been awarded a South Dakota Humanities Council Grant for $3,250 to fund a symposium titled “The RED, in the Red, White and Blue: Indians in the Armed Forces.” The symposium will be held in conjunction with the university’s annual Indian Awareness Week, April 16-22.
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Monday, January 23, 2017