The Black Hills State University Ruddell Gallery opened an exhibition of paintings capturing moonscapes and various different landscapes. The guest artist and author of the paintings is Patrick Kikut, who follows his passion to portray the beauty of the landscape - above and on the earth.
The exhibition “Square States and Moonscapes,” will be displayed in the gallery until March 3. 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, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
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.
Known as the Super Bowl of advertising as well as the most watched football game, during Super Bowl 50 this Sunday watch for an ad created by Black Hills State University student Allison Geier. Geier’s ad is scheduled to be shown during the fourth quarter of the game.
Black Hills State University is ready to kick off its spring musical season. A variety of concerts, events and competitions with various genres of music are scheduled throughout the semester, and BHSU music faculty say there is something for everyone.
The first event this spring, the Jeanne Higgins Memorial Showcase Concert, is Saturday, Feb. 6 in Meier Recital Hall 8 p.m., starting with a social hour at 7 p.m.
Black Hills State University will host an awards ceremony Thursday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. in the Joy (Proctor) Krautschun Alumni/Foundation Welcome Center to honor the student finalists in the “Where Anything is Possible” tagline contest.
Internet has the power to connect people around the world. The same way kids love pop music and fashion trends and movie stars, they love characters from TV series and comic books - one of them being Sherlock Holmes.
Dr. Nikki Dragone, assistant professor of English at Black Hills State University, will explore in the next Geek Speak lecture why Sherlock Holmes -- a fictional anti-hero of Victorian England -- continues to command attention 128 years since Sir Arthur Conan Doyle introduced him to the world.
While the Carolina Panthers prepare to meet the Denver Broncos during the Super Bowl, students at Black Hills State University are using their marketing and graphic communication skills in a contest to promote the University’s tagline, “Where Anything is Possible.” The winning student entry may air regionally during the Super Bowl.
The Black Hills State University Foundation is hosting a “Hot Pink Out” basketball night Saturday, Feb. 6 in support of the Kenadi Jean Weis Foundation.
Black Hills State University-Rapid City will host a panel discussion on the hot-button topic of gun violence in the United States, as well as debate gun control among American citizens. The debate is Monday, Feb. 8 at 6 p.m. at BHSU-RC.
Gene Bilodeau, executive director at BHSU-RC, will moderate the five-member panel, asking a series of seven questions. Following the discussion, there will be a question and answer series for audience members.
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-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 is hitting the slopes.
The BHSU Alumni Association will host the BHSU Alumni and Friends Ski Weekend on Saturday, Feb. 20 at Terry Peak Ski Area.
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).
Black Hills State University alumni, supporters and former Yellow Jacket cross country and track and field athletes are invited to the 24th annual Alumni Mile.
The event is slated for Saturday, Jan. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Donald E. Young Sports & Fitness Center Field House. An evening social will be held Friday, Jan. 22 at the Stadium Sports Grill in downtown Spearfish.
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.
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Monday, January 23, 2017