Dr. Ignatius Cahyanto, assistant professor of tourism and hospitality at Black Hills State University, will give an interactive lecture about a new trend, dark tourism – visiting destinations that are identified with death and suffering. Cahyanto will explain why people are attracted to them, and offer advice how to ethically manage the tourist sites.
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.
“Always Contested: The Confederate Flag in the Public Imagination” will be held Thursday, Sept. 10 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 President Tom Jackson, Jr., welcomed new and returning faculty and staff and challenged them to keep finding ways to inspire students during his annual State of the University Address last week.
The Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture series is back for the third year, with the most interesting and controversial topics yet.
The Geek Speak series is held every Thursday at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110 on the BHSU campus. The lectures are free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University announces the selection of five exceptional alumni to be honored during the annual Swarm Week homecoming celebration Oct. 5-10.
The teaching continues outside the classroom this summer for three area educators, all Black Hills State University alumni, working as interpreters at the Vore Buffalo Jump located between Spearfish and Sundance, Wyo.
Black Hills State University professor Jerry Rawlings’s artwork is greeting visitors to the Black Hills region.
Rawlings, assistant professor of photography at BHSU, was one of four local artists chosen to exhibit artwork in the Rapid City Regional Airport.
The Black Hills State University community is saddened by the death of Clifford “Cliff” Papik, a respected leader in the history of BHSU athletics who passed away Saturday at the age of 98.
Two Black Hills State University students were the recipients of the Chiesman Scholarships for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Nick Gale, history and political science major from Spearfish, and Elizabeth Sorensen, business administration-marketing and Spanish major from Britton, each received a $750 scholarship award.
Visitors to Spearfish and area history buffs can experience the region in a whole new way this summer via Spearfish Canyon Tours, a venture started by Black Hills State University alumni offering a personal look at the unique features of Spearfish.
Twenty-two teachers from across the state of South Dakota attended aLife Science Concepts for Teachers workshop last week at Black Hills State University facilitated by BHSU faculty Dr. Justin Ramsey, assistant professor of plant biology, Dr. Tara Ramsey, research associate, and Dr. Janet Briggs, science education specialist at the Center for the Advancement of Math and Science Education (CAMSE) at BHSU.
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