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.
The Black Hills State University Lakota Omniciye student organization will host American Indian Awareness Week April 4-9, culminating with the 33rd Annual Wacipi (Pow Wow) April 8-9 in the Donald E. Young Sports and Fitness Center on the BHSU campus.
BHSU student entrepreneurs came home with a Regional Championship trophy after competing at the Enactus Regional Exposition in Chicago recently. The team's win earned them an invitation to compete May 15-17 at the Enactus National Exposition in St. Louis.
Dr. Michael Shermer, bestselling author and publisher of Skeptic magazine, will speak at Black Hills State University on the topic “Why People Believe Weird Things” Thursday, April 7, 7 p.m., in the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union Jacket Legacy Room. The presentation is free and open to the public as part of the Madeline A. Young Distinguished Speaker Series.
The Black Hills State University Ruddell Gallery is currently hosting the photography exhibition Night Owl, the photographic work of local artist Seth Harwood.
The Black Hills State University Geek Speak lectures continue with an interactive presentation outlining the history of hip-hop, taking a closer look at the often-overlooked intersection of rap music and religion.
May’s presentation “God Show Me the Way: Religion and Hip-Hop” is Thursday, March 31 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110. The event is free and open to the public.
Photographer’s Forum magazine chose 22 Black Hills State University photography students as finalists in the 36th Annual Best of College and High School Photography Competition. BHSU nearly doubled the number of finalists over last year and made a strong showing for South Dakota in the competition. Of the 26 finalists selected from South Dakota, 22 are BHSU students.
Education students in Dr. Cody Lawson’s social studies methods course at Black Hills State University got their own lesson in history recently while examining artifacts in the Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies on campus.
More than 200 Black Hills State University graduates were awarded master, bachelor, and associate degrees during the University’s 170th commencement ceremony in December.
Black Hills State University honored retired teacher Anna Jean (Hutchens) McKee of Sturgis and 45 members of her family as the 2016 BHSU Legacy Family recently.
Black Hills State University instructor of history, Dr. Tom Arnold, invites the community to explore the origins of Godzilla, its meaning in Japanese culture, and its transformation into a worldwide pop culture phenomenon in the next Geek Speak lecture.
Arnold’s presentation “Not Just a Cheesy Monster Movie: the Multiple Meanings of Godzilla” is Thursday, March 17 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110. The event is free and open to the public.
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017