Scholarship News

Paid fellowship offers BHSU students the opportunity to conduct research with faculty members

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Emily Weatherill of Madison is one of 14 students at Black Hills State University who received a $4,000 fellowship to conduct scientific research with a faculty mentor at BHSU this year. Emily will graduate in May with a double major in biology and psychology. She is currently completing a year of biology research alongside biology professor Dr. Dave Bergmann.

BHSU Camp Invention for grades K-6 receives scholarship grants for participants

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Scholarships are now available for Camp Invention, a week-long summer academic program will be hosted on the BHSU campus in Spearfish June 10-14. The John T. Vucurevich Foundation has awarded $5,000 and the Spearfish Community Foundation has awarded $1,000 for scholarships for children whose families qualify for free and reduced lunch programs or need financial support to attend.

BHSU students assist with LUX-ZEPLIN experiment at Sanford Lab

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Two Black Hills State University physical science majors are working with scientists and engineers from around the world on the LUX-ZEPLIN (LZ) experiment at Sanford Underground Research Facility. Nolan Maher, a freshman from Bismark, N.D., and Erika Redinger, a junior from Spearfish, are visiting Sanford Lab two times per week this semester where they work on projects contributing to LZ. LZ is a next-generation dark matter detector.
 

Biomedical research leads to scientific careers for BHSU students, alums

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Alumni who complete biomedical research while studying at Black Hills State University are succeeding in doctoral programs and making great strides in their scientific careers. Since 2008, the South Dakota Biomedical Research Infrastructure Network (SD BRIN) has provided 142 Undergraduate Research fellowship awards to 95 individual BHSU students. Fellowships are paid opportunities for students to put scientific principles into practice.

BHSU Music kicks off full program of events for the spring semester

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The BHSU Music Department continues their schedule of events for the 2019 spring semester with performances from each vocal and band ensemble as well as senior recitals and a special choir performance in Sioux Falls. Performances are located in the Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall on the Black Hills State University campus and are free to community and students, unless noted.

Haakon County students to benefit from BHSU scholarship in memory of Marjorie Briggs

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The children of Marjorie (Pickles) Briggs of Midland are carrying on the value their parents placed on higher education by establishing a scholarship at Black Hills State University. Haakon County students are eligible for the scholarship beginning this fall. Marjorie, who passed away in August at the age of 91, attended Black Hills State (formerly Black Hills Teacher’s College) in the early 1950s. She earned her teacher’s certification and taught in country schools near Robbs Flat and Midland.

Top 10 BHSU Moments of 2018

Successful graduates, new academic offerings, and sustainability achievements...just to name a few.

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As we approach the New Year, here’s a look back at the Top 10 moments for Black Hills State University in 2018.
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