Black Hills State University has a significant increase in the number of new freshmen which is just one of several key positive indicators in enrollment numbers this fall. Enrollment overall is flat with a slight downturn in the number of graduate students and students attending BHSU-Rapid City.
Everything we do and the choices we make is affected by our perceptions. The upcoming Black Hills State University Geek Speak lecture will address the importance of our perceptions and how they shape our lives.
From fiction, to novels, children’s books and screenplays, award-winning author Michael Chabon is ready to talk about people who led him to his writing - the teachers and mentors who helped shape him.
Even the leaves are showing their Yellow Jacket spirit.
Dr. Tara Ramsey, Black Hills State University research associate, says color change in Spearfish Canyon usually begins mid-September through the first week in October.
The School of Business at Black Hills State University was recently named one of the “Most Affordable Undergraduate Business Schools, 2016” in a list published by College Choice.
The weather may have been cold, but a performance by the Beeline (BHSU Drumline) heated up the streets of Spearfish Friday night.
The Black Hills State University Music Department will present several free concerts for the public this fall featuring piano, jazz, and orchestral performances.
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.
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