Photos of projects at Sanford Underground Research Facility.
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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.
BHSU will host Sanford Lab presentation

Black Hills State University will host a public presentation on the Sanford Underground Research Facility Wednesday, April 30 at noon in the Jacket Legacy Room of the David B. Miller Yellow Jacket Student Union.

BHSU will have Underground Campus at Sanford Lab
A site has been designated for a Black Hills State University Underground Campus at the 4,850-level of the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead.
BHSU geology class takes first underground field trip at Sanford Lab
A Black Hills State University geology class received a new perspective on the area’s geological formations when they spent a day in December touring the 300 level of the Sanford Underground Research Facility, the former Homestake Mine. Dr. Abigail Domagall’s students were the first from BHSU to have an opportunity to go underground.
Sanford Lab and Black Hills State University will partner in new science education center
Black Hills State University is partnering with the Sanford Underground Research Facility in Lead in a $4.5 million project to convert the Jonas Science building on the BHSU campus into a facility to complement Sanford Lab’s education efforts in Lead.