Smooth jazz and century-old music are part of the upcoming Black Hills State University music concerts.
The BHSU jazz ensemble will perform Thursday, Nov. 12, at 7:30 p.m. and the Dakota Chamber Orchestra will perform on Sunday Nov. 15, 2:30 p.m. Both events will take place in the Clara & Josef Meier Hall on the BHSU campus and are free and open for the public.
The Black Hills State University Honors Program and Honors Club will host the second annual Furball to raise money for the West River Spay/Neuter Coalition.
The Furball is a masquerade and silent auction event. The Furball is Friday, Nov. 13 at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Spearfish. There will be a cash bar, appetizers and music, along with a silent auction. Admission is $5 and organizers encourage the community to attend.
Fans of the science fiction game Dungeons and Dragons will watch it come to life during the Black Hills State University theatre production “She Kills Monsters.”
“She Kills Monsters” theatre performances will be Thursday, Nov. 19, Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Woodburn Theatre on the BHSU campus. The show includes strong adult themes and adult language.
The Black Hills State University International Student Organization (ISO) is ready to begin Curiosity Week, a weeklong event that invites the BHSU community to simply, be curious.
The International Student Organization spearheaded Curiosity Week, Nov. 7-14, and was supported by a variety of BHSU student organizations and offices.
Featuring aristocracy, or elaborate costuming, beautifully performed Christmas songs, something about the food and medieval Renaissance atmosphere - the community is invited to 10th annual Madrigal Dinner presented by the Black Hills State University music department.
Tickets are now available for the Madrigal Dinner, a BHSU fundraising event and will take place Dec. 3-5, Meier Hall at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for the event, including dinner, are $40 each. The proceeds will go toward the BHSU choir and the Friends of Music Scholarship funds.
Community members are invited to the Black Hills State University International Food Festival Saturday, Nov. 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Hive in the BHSU Student Union. Representatives from 17 countries will be serving food, playing traditional music and students will be available to showcasing memorabilia and information from their home countries.
The third annual event is sponsored by the International Student Organization (ISO) and presented by international exchange students who will cook traditional meals and serve them to students and the community.
Black Hills State University volunteers are making a difference and working to eliminate hunger in the community.
The BHSU Retired Senior Volunteer Program is teaming up with the community to collect donations for the Spearfish Food Pantry as part of Make a Difference Week at the University.
The apocalyptic world has been an attention grabbing topic since biblical times. Black Hills State University professor Dr. Laura Colmenero-Chilberg will take a closer look at the fictional disaster and how it reflects society.
Colmenero-Chilberg, sociology professor at BHSU, will present the Geek Speak lecture “Studying Society through the Apocalyptic Novel: The Road, The Year of the Flood, The Stand, and On the Beach,” on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University just opened a new and original exhibition “Herding Cats,” featuring an array of colorful cows by BHSU alum Jessie Palczewski-Longbrake, who now teaches pre-Kindergarten through 12th grade art at Dupree School in Dupree, S.D.
The works will be displayed in the Ruddell Gallery in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union until Nov. 13. The Ruddell Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Where does language originate from? How do toddlers learn to speak just by hearing their parents? Black Hills State University professor Dr. Andrej Reznikov will talk about origins of language and how individuals learn their native tongue at the next Geek Speak lecture.
Reznikov, English professor at BHSU, will discuss where language came from and how it evolved in the upcoming Geek Speak lecture “The Origins of Language” on Thursday, Oct. 29 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University student Stephen Farghali, mass communication and psychology major from Belle Fourche, presented his psychology research about free will at Stanford University in California and now is preparing a publication for one of the largest psychology magazines Journal of Psychological Science.
Farghali’s extensive research and successful presentation are something that BHSU students achieve throughout their undergraduate career at the University, with the dedicated help of faculty.
It was spurs and chaps and cowboy hats during the 2015 Black Hills State University Swarm Week celebration.
Throughout the week, campus and community activities showcased the Yellow Jacket spirit under the theme Boot Scootin’ Victory.
Black Hills State University feels the love.
BHSU students shared what they loved most about BHSU via various social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, during the I Heart BH campaign recently.
A photograph taken by Black Hills State University student Bryce Boser, mass communication major from Box Elder, won the national GoPro’s Picture of the Day contest recently.
GoPro, a company that develops high-definition cameras, featured the image on its Instagram site, www.Instagram.com/GoPro on Oct. 7.
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