|BHSU student lands summer traineeship funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) |
Shaina Johnson, biology major at BHSU and member of the Oglala Lakota Sioux Tribe from Porcupine, will spend this summer at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta (CDC), and Sanford Medical Center in Sioux Falls as part of a prestigious public health initiative.
|BHSU collaborates with middle and high schools to improve science and math education |
Black Hills State University will receive $119,000 in federal grant funding to improve science and mathematics instruction in South Dakota middle and high schools.
|Sanford Lab inspires unique learning experiences for BHSU students |
During yesterday’s Student Poster Day at the State Capitol, South Dakota legislators learned about the many opportunities that Black Hills State University students have at Sanford Underground Research Facility.
|Composers premiere masterpieces during BHSU music extravaganza |
Black Hills State University presents a New Music Extravaganza concert Thursday, Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Clare and Josef Meier Recital Hall. The Extravaganza features new music composed by, and written for, Spearfish composers and musicians including the premiere of a piece inspired by the science at the Sanford Underground Research Facility.
|BHSU RECEIVES $125,000 GRANT FOR UNDERGROUND CAMPUS AT SANFORD LAB |
|Black Hills State University and Sanford Underground Research Facility just received word that a $125,000 Innovation Grant from the South Dakota Board of Regents will fund infrastructure to advance the BHSU Underground Campus at Sanford Lab. |
|BHSU professors discuss the connection between art and science |
|A group of panelists, including two Black Hills State University professors, will engage in a discussion on the connection of art and science, a theme that has also been the subject of a statewide traveling art exhibit. The discussion is Wednesday, July 30 at 5:30 p.m. at the Dahl Arts Center in Rapid City and will be held in conjunction with the exhibit’s month-long stop at the Dahl. |
|President tours Underground Campus space at lab |
Not even a week into the job and the new Black Hills State University president, Dr. Tom Jackson Jr., encountered a whole different world when he visited the Sanford Underground Research Facility (Sanford Lab) to visit with faculty and researchers about their work nearly a mile underground in the former Homestake Mine near Lead.
|BHSU student and future Yellow Jacket receive scholarships for underground science |
Black Hills State University student Rachel Williams, physical science major from Spearfish, and Madison Jilek, recent Spearfish High School graduate who will enroll at BHSU in the fall, were two of the 10 students awarded special scholarships to study underground science for five weeks this summer.
|BHSU marketing students use classroom learning to impact local community |
Black Hills State University students in Dr. Wei Song’s integrated marketing communication class this semester had the opportunity to blend theory and their coursework into a practical learning experience. However, their projects also had a larger purpose – to make a contribution to the surrounding community.
|BHSU music student and faculty member use Sanford Underground Lab as inspiration for compositions |
|Composers can find inspiration in nearly anything, a world event, book, past composers or a unique sound. Black Hills State University student Jesse Dunaway and music professor Dr. Symeon Waseen are digging a little deeper for their inspiration – nearly a mile underground.|