Black Hills State University will award an Honorary Doctorate to Jodi Archambault Gillette, former special assistant to President Barack Obama for Native American Affairs, during the 171st Commencement Ceremony Saturday, May 7 at 10 a.m.
Black Hills State University honors students, Alicia Benz, biology major from Killdeer, N.D. and Ashley Ruegg, Spanish and history major from Gering, Neb., will present two very different research projects – one measuring how much exposure to nanoparticles (used in TV, solar panels) is harmful to rat livers and one analyzing the influence of Islam on architecture in Spain, for the final Geek Speak lecture of the spring 2016 semester, Thursday, April 28 at 4 p.m. in room 110 of Jonas Hall on the BHSU campus.
Six Black Hills State University students participated in the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)-sponsored Denver Shadow Day recently, an experience that provided a unique networking experience with PR pros in the field.
Black Hills State University announced the award of the annual Make a Difference Initiative scholarship to student Shenae LaCroix recently, marking the continuation of the Initiative’s commitment to students and the community.
Plans are in place for GEAR UP South Dakota at Black Hills State University. The South Dakota Board of Regents selected BHSU to administer and provide leadership for GEAR UP in partnership with other universities and schools serving American Indians throughout the state.
The beef industry is one of the major driving forces behind South Dakota’s economy. Black Hills State University professor will explore the meanings and influence of meat consumption on the environment and social relations in the next Geek Speak lecture.
A group of eight Black Hills State University students who spent Spring Break in the Philippines shared their life-changing experience with the community recently.
Black Hills State University invites the community to a tree care workshop in celebration of Arbor Day. The workshop will be held Wednesday, April 20 at 3 p.m. in front of the Life Sciences Building on the BHSU Campus.
Dr. Chris Crawford, associate provost at Fort Hays State University in Hays, Kan., has been selected as the new provost and vice president for academic affairs at Black Hills State University.
Black Hills State University-Rapid City (BHSU-RC) will offer more classes, enhance science and photography laboratory facilities, and begin offering classes at alternate time frames – including more daytime classes and Saturday morning classes – in its ongoing effort to meet the needs of students in the state’s second largest city.
Black Hills State University is hosting a week-long event, Sting in the Spring, April 18-22 to celebrate the successful spring semester and the students invite community members to join the fun.
The big Sting in the Spring event is Friday, April 22 with the Festival on the Green, and carnival from 12-4 p.m., followed by a concert in the evening and other activities held on that day.
With the 2016 presidential election just around the corner, the next Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture will take a look at various voting systems used throughout the U.S. and around the world.
Dr. Dan Swenson, associate professor of mathematics at BHSU, will present “A Tour of Voting Systems: How Do We Choose a Winner?” Thursday, April 14 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110. The event is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University will announce the 2015-2016 Make a Difference Initiative scholarship recipient during the Make a Difference Ceremony, Wednesday, April 13, 4 p.m. in the Joy (Proctor) Krautschun Alumni/Foundation Welcome Center (Joy Center). For the second year in a row, BHSU students submitted applications outlining their ideas for a program to make a difference in the lives of others.
The Black Hills State University Theatre Department opens the new Black Box Theatre in Woodburn Hall, with a dark, student directed drama, “The Pillowman.” “The Pillowman” will be performed April 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. in the new Black Box Theatre, third floor of Woodburn Hall, on the BHSU campus. The show is not suitable for children - it contains adult themes, language, and depicted violence/torture.
Black Hills State University-Rapid City presents the final four presentations of its community lecture series this month, a line-up sure to offer new perspectives in health, history, business, and religion.
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