POSTPONED: Internationally-renowned philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum to speak at BHSU April 13

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Note: this event has been postponed until September 21, 2018. Celebrated philosopher Dr. Martha C. Nussbaum warns that anger can disfigure modern democracies. Nussbaum will present “Anger, Powerlessness, and the Politics of Blame” Friday, April 13 at 7 p.m. in Meier Hall on the Black Hills State University campus in Spearfish. The event is free and open to the public as part of the Madeline Young Speaker Series at BHSU.
 

BHSU Geek Speak tracks history of feminism in the US through popular music

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Music is a powerful tool societies use to express their culture. Two professors at Black Hills State University are exploring how it can also be used to track cultural changes through time.

In their Geek Speak, “Rebel Girl: Celebrating a Century of Exchange between American Popular Music and Feminism,” Dr. Laura Colmenero-Chilberg, professor of sociology, and Dr. Dan May, assistant professor of mathematics, will discuss the intersection between feminism in the U.S. and American popular music. The presentation will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 12 in Jonas 110. All Geek Speaks are free and open to the public.
 

More BHSU-RC scholarships are now available thanks to an additional John T. Vucurevich Foundation pledge

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The John T. Vucurevich Foundation has pledged to nearly double their scholarship donation for Black Hills State University – Rapid City (BHSU-RC) creating additional scholarships for students taking classes in Rapid City. The Vucurevich Foundation scholarships will increase from $41,666 per year to $80,000 a year over the next two years for students attending BHSU-RC.
 
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