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.
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.
Students at Black Hills State University went nearly a mile underground at Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead to test robots made by middle school students recently. The event was part of the first-ever BHSU Underground Robotics Competition.
The Multicultural Mosaics radio show at Black Hills State University introduces a panel discussion this month focusing on refugeeism.
Business students at BHSU networked with more than 20 employers during the School of Business Career & Internship Fair on campus earlier this week.
Black Hills State University welcomes everyone who likes to get creative to start a drawing evolution in the next Geek Speak lecture.
Desy Schoenewies, assistant professor of art at BHSU, will lead an interactive presentation, “Draw Something!” Thursday, March 3 at 4 p.m. in Jonas Hall, room 110. The presentation will emphasize the importance of drawing and its effects on generating ideas and critical thinking. The event is free and open to the public.
Black Hills State University is hosting yet another intriguing Geek Speak presentation, this time shedding light on what some minor women in the Bible might represent.
Dr. Amy Fuqua, dean of the College of Liberal Arts at BHSU, will explore in the next Geek Speak lecture different interpretations of the Bible and discuss how women ideals are presented in the Old and New Testaments of the Bible.
The Black Hills State University Theatre Department is bringing to the stage a comedy that will give the audience a real sense of joy and entertainment in its opening performance for the spring 2016 theatre season.
“One Man, Two Guvnors” will be performed Thursday, Feb. 25, Friday, Feb. 26 and Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 28 at 2:30 p.m. in Woodburn Theatre, second floor of Woodburn Hall, on the BHSU campus. Tickets are $10 for general admission; $8 for senior citizens and children 17 and younger; $5 for BHSU faculty and staff; and free for BHSU students with a Buzz Card.
Hot coffee and bagels are on the menu at Black Hills State University. Einstein Bros Bagels is now open to the public. The bagel shop, operated by A’viands, is located in the E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center.
The national coffee and bagel chain is the newest addition to E.Y. Berry Library-Learning Center. Einstein Bros Bagels is open 5 days a week, Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Fridays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed on Saturday and Sunday.
Soap operas give the same satisfaction to their audience today as sensation novels did in the 19th century. The E.Y. Berry Library Learning-Center at Black Hills State University is hosting a unique Geek Speak presentation Thursday, Feb. 18 at 4 p.m. about Victorian sensation novels, for all literature lovers and those who like to challenge status quo.
Dr. Martin Fashbaugh, assistant professor of English at Black Hills State University, will introduce all perspectives of the overlooked sub-genre of Victorian literature, which is criticized to have only one purpose: to excite people and get them riled up emotionally.
Enrollment at Black Hills State University increased
this semester. Areas with the strongest increases are transfer students (up 40
percent) and high school students taking Dual Credit courses (up 70 percent).
Black Hills State University invites the campus and community to a ribbon-cutting Tuesday, Feb. 16 celebrating the grand opening of Crow Peak Hall, the bridge, and Einstein’s Bros. Bagels on campus.
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.
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.
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