More than 450 middle school students will exhibit their science knowledge at Black Hills State University Thursday, Feb. 11 during the 20th Annual Spearfish Middle School Science Fair held at the Donald E. Young Center.
Donald Trump’s quote, “Show me someone without an ego, and I’ll show you a loser,” sets a good example of what narcissism is, however the topic itself holds more complexity, which will be discussed at the next Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture.
Dr. Jeffrey Wehrung, assistant professor of management at BHSU, will examine how narcissism can affect an individual's leadership and ethical behavior, taking the character of Dr. Who, a British science fiction character produced by BBC, as an example. Wehrung’s presentation, “The Narcissistic Doctor? Leadership, Ethics, and Dr. Who” is Thursday, Feb. 11 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110. The event is free and open to the public.
The Black Hills State University Underground Campus at Sanford Underground Research Facility was featured recently in Symmetry Magazine, an online publication about particle physics.
Five Black Hills State University students and one alum spent two weeks in northern Minnesota this month, completing what they say was a “life-changing” experience through studying wildlife in their natural habitats.
The students enrolled in the Wolves and North Woods Carnivores: Predatory Ecology course at the Audubon Center of the Northern Hills in Sandstone, Minn., where they studied the ecology of grey wolves and other mammals in Northern Minnesota. In addition, students learned essential wildlife survival skills and physical and technological skills to track the wildlife.
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.
Black Hills State University-Rapid City will begin hosting a series of academic lectures to promote community learning and collaboration.
The series begins Feb. 1 and features 10 lectures by BHSU professors and other regional educators. All presentations are scheduled for Mondays at 6:30 p.m. at BHSU-RC, room 113, with the exception of one lecture set for Friday, March 18. The presentations are free and open to the public.
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).
The Black Hills State University Enactus group will hold a documentary film to raise funds for an international project in Zambia.
The film, “Bruce & Tass Bicycle China,” will be shown at Tuesday, Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 305 on the BHSU campus. The film is open to the public. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for students.
Black Hills State University students worked with the City of Hot Springs this semester to design a five-year strategic plan to improve tourism.
Dr. Ignatius Cahyanto’s tourism planning and development students presented their plans and research results to representatives from Hot Springs including Cindy Donnel, mayor of Hot Springs, Nolan Schroeder, Hot Springs city administrator, members from the Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce, Dr. Priscilla Romkema, dean of the College of Business and Natural Science, Dr. Barbara Looney assistant professor of management, and others.
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