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.
Spearfish, the west river region, and the entire state would benefit greatly if Black Hills State University initiatives recently presented to the South Dakota Board of Regents (BOR) are funded.
Black Hills State University nearly doubled the number of partnerships with international universities which could lead to increased numbers of international students at BHSU. The most recent partnerships are in China and South Korea.
Faculty at Black Hills State University received two of the eight competitive state research grants recently announced by the South Dakota Board of Regents.
Students from Sinte Gleska Tribal College on the Rosebud Reservation visited Black Hills State University recently for a week-long biotechnology boot camp as part of a NASA EPSCoR grant.
Black Hills State University-Rapid City student Kathy Martinson was awarded a $1,000 scholarship from TourismCares, recently.
Martinson, a business administration-tourism and hospitality management major from Rapid City, received the TourismCares 2015 International Airlines Travel Agent Network (IATAN) Ronald A. Santana Scholarship.
Scholar-athletes at Black Hills State University have impressive grade point averages (GPAs). Jhett Albers, director of athletics, said BHSU scholar-athlete GPA statistics are impressive every year but even more impressive this year because BHSU has increased the number of scholar-athletes participating in the University’s athletic programs.
Black Hills State University students presented research to an international audience during a meeting of the American Chemical Society in Denver, recently.
Black Hills State University will offer students in the Black Hills opportunities to expand their knowledge and engage in learning over the summer through several academic camps.
Shaina Johnson, biology major at BHSU and member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe from Porcupine, will spend this summer at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta (CDC), and Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls as part of a prestigious public health initiative.
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017