When Gina Gibson returns to the Philippines in March with students from Black Hills State University, she’ll be ready to mentor her students in a learning experience that will change them forever.
The objectification of women is grounded in American patriarchy and the American culture tends to support its reign. A panel of Black Hills State University professors will discuss the issue of objectifying women in the next Geek Speak lecture.
Black Hills State University professor Steve Babbitt was honored by the Rapid City Area Chamber of Commerce for his contributions to arts and culture within the Black Hills community.
Babbitt, professor of mass communication at BHSU, and Miller, received the Rushmore Honors Award during at the Chamber’s Annual Awards Celebration Jan. 12.
Black Hills State University will welcome 80 undergraduate physics majors from throughout the Midwest to campus Jan. 15-17 for the American Physical Society’s Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP).
A new generation will learn the history of The Matthews Opera House thanks to a children’s book written by an alum and a former faculty member of Black Hills State University.
The Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture series returns for the spring 2016 semester with a presentation on the creation and transformation of contemporary art.
Ann Porter, professor of art at BHSU, opens up the spring semester Geek Speak with “Stuffies, Sex and the Contemporary Counter-Reformation.” The presentation is Thursday, at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110. The event is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University photography professor Steve Babbitt had artwork selected for an international exhibit.
Babbitt had three photographs accepted into the Sixth Painting and Mixed Media Competition 2015-2016 at the Lessedra Gallery in Sofia, Bulgaria. The exhibition features 233 pieces of artwork from artists in 43 countries.
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.
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.
Several Black Hills State University students and faculty are at Botho University in Botswana, Africa this week presenting research.
Three BHSU science students and one recent alum will attend the Botho University International Research Conference (BUIRC), Nov. 5-6.
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.
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.
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.
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