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.
Steckline, professor of speech at Black Hills State University presents “Outgrowing Optimism” at the upcoming Geek Speak lecture series. The lecture is Thursday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus. The lecture is free and open to the public.
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.
Black Hills State University opened its 19th annual Alumni Art Show this week. Thirty-four individual artists’ work includes combinations from sculpture and painting to unique, forged metal pieces.
The annual alumni art show includes submissions from BHSU alumni from the art and art education programs. The work will be displayed in the Ruddell Gallery in David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union until Oct. 16. The Ruddell Gallery is open Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturdays, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
A Black Hills State University instructor will address the topic of climate change in the next Geek Speak lecture, discussing how the phenomenon relates to extinction, capitalism and human evolution.
Matthew Bauman, instructor of creative writing at BHSU, will give this week’s Geek Speak lecture “Now That It’s Too Late?: Climate Change and the Anthropocene.” The lecture will discuss climate change and human impact on the environment Thursday, Oct. 8 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 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 located in the Northern Black Hills - an astounding place. The Black Hills has an astonishing nature with various types of plants and species of animals. American Indians believe that it is a sacred place and plants used properly can cure a lot of diseases.
BHSU professors Jace DeCory, assistant professor of history and American Indian studies, Dr. John Dixson, professor of chemistry, Dr. Justin Ramsey, assistant professor to plant biology, and Dr. Tara Ramsey, research assistant in biology, will discuss ethnobotany during Geek Speak, Thursday, Oct. 1 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110.
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.
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