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.
BHSU-RC recently announced the addition of Advanced Project Management and Computer Networking certificate programs. Both programs are designed with a flexible format for working professionals and those looking for new career opportunities.
Black Hills State University recently selected Carol Lundberg to serve as the 2015 Swarm Days Parade Marshal, an honor acknowledging Lundberg’s support of the university and the Spearfish community she now calls home. The annual BHSU Swarm Days Parade begins at 10 a.m. Oct. 10 and will travel down Jackson Blvd. and Main Street in Spearfish.
Black Hills State University is ready to kick off its fall musical season. A variety of concerts with various genres of music are scheduled, and BHSU music directors say there is something for everyone.
This year’s BHSU community band has grown, according to Dr. David Berberick, assistant professor of music at BHSU. The group, comprised of both BHSU students and community members will perform exciting and challenging pieces during their fall concert, he said.
Black Hills State University is Boot Scootin’ to Victory with a variety of Swarm Days activities.
The 2015 BHSU homecoming week is Monday, Oct. 5 through Saturday, Oct. 10. This year’s theme is “Boot Scootin’ Victory” and highlights include pep rallies, Swarm Days Coronation, a parade and football and volleyball games.
Dr. Timothy Martinez, professor of political science at Black Hills State University, is addressing the new relationship with Cuba as well as the nation’s revolution and political change in the next Geek Speak lecture. Martinez will share the story of Cuban revolutionist Che Guevara and his ideas on society that not only sparked a Cuban revolution, but transformed him into a pop culture icon.
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