|Award-winning BHSU musician finds inspiration at Sanford Lab; will premier original composition July 10 |
|The inspiration for Black Hills State University student Jesse Dunaway’s most recent composition came from a unique and unusual source – the Sanford lab, an underground science research facility in Lead. His composition, “Homestake Mine” links music, history and science in a one-of-a-kind performance.|
|BHSU requests funds to improve educational experiences and spur economic development |
Spearfish, the west river region, and the entire state would benefit greatly if Black Hills State University initiatives recently presented to the South Dakota Board of Regents (BOR) are funded.
|BHSU faculty welcome Sinte Gleska students to Spearfish for hands-on biotechnology training |
Students from Sinte Gleska Tribal College on the Rosebud Reservation visited Black Hills State University recently for a week-long biotechnology boot camp as part of a NASA EPSCoR grant.
|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.