The Black Hills State University campus and community are getting ready to celebrate the annual homecoming week, Monday, Sept. 26 through Saturday, Oct. 1. This year’s theme is “Fresh Out of the 90s” and highlights include the Pep Rally, Kiddie Carnival, Swarm Days Coronation, a dance, a parade, and the football game.
In recognition of Banned Books Month, Black Hills State University hosts a panel of literature experts from BHSU and the community to discuss the history of censorship and intellectual freedom in the next Geek Speak lecture. Respective panelists hope to foster a multi-perspective discussion that will give both panelists and audience members an opportunity to discuss the rising trend of books being banned and challenged. The discussion will take place Thursday, Sept. 15 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110 on the BHSU campus. The event is free and open to the public.
Uranium exploration, mining, and milling have taken place in the Black Hills from the 1950s to the present. The upcoming Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture welcomes a uranium industry expert to start a discussion surrounding uranium mining in the Black Hills, its impact, and major modern concerns related to mining.
Black Hills State University art professor Ann Porter will exhibit her “Saints and Stuffies” artwork at North Idaho College in the Boswell Hall Corner Gallery. The exhibition opens Sept. 6 and will be open to the public until Nov. 4.
The Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture series begins with an interactive presentation about the role of music in current and historical activist causes.
After a summer of exploring the world of modern scientific research as a Davis-Bahcall Scholar, Alexandra Wiley returns to Black Hills State University to begin classes Aug. 22.
International relations and global engagement at Black Hills State University are at an all-time high, thanks to focused efforts to increase participation in study abroad and recruit international students.
For nearly two weeks this summer while a forest fire burned on nearby Crow Peak, the Black Hills State University campus served as a firefighting command center that housed and fed more than 600 people as firefighters moved into the area to battle the blaze.
There’s a new gym on the Black Hills State University campus thanks to ‘Pokemon Go,’ the location-based augmented reality mobile game released this month.
The public is invited to attend the final two gardening workshops to be held at the Campus Garden located south of the Yellow Jacket Apartments along Hillsview Drive in Spearfish. Tuesday, July 26, Jeremy Smith of Cycle Farm will present “Till vs. No Till: Benefits of Not Tilling Your Garden” and on Tuesday, Aug. 2, Michelle Grosek, master gardener of Bear Butte Gardens will present “Organic Gardening for the Home Gardener.” Both workshops are at 5 p.m.
The SD GEAR UP Summer Honors Program ended on a high note with a closing ceremony last week at Black Hills State University. But for Mike Erz, GEAR UP regional coordinator at BHSU, the work has only just begun.
The Office of Academic Affairs at Black Hills State University in Spearfish, S.D. has released the Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. A total of 690 students maintained a grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 or higher while taking at least 12 credit hours.
The master’s degree in sustainability at Black Hills State University is the only degree of its type that is available entirely online in the whole western half of the United States. The degree, which is drawing students locally and nationally, has implications for the environment, business, and communities.
As crews continue to battle the Crow Peak Fire near Spearfish, faculty at Black Hills State University are talking about how the study of sustainability can impact environmental operations.
Black Hills State University received approval from the South Dakota Board of Regents today to offer new bachelor of fine arts (BFA) degrees in graphic design, photography, and studio art.
The new BFA programs recognize the national standards for visual arts and communications by moving to a professional degree accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). The degree also provides an advantage to students wishing to attend graduate school to pursue a master of fine arts (MFA) degree in any art-related field.
Twenty-nine teachers from across the state of South Dakota attended a Physical Science Concepts for Teachers workshop June 19-24, 2016 at Black Hills State University. It was facilitated by Dr. Andy Johnson, assistant professor of physics and Dr. Janet Briggs, science education specialist at the Center for the Advancement of Math and Science Education (CAMSE).
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Thursday, February 23, 2017