BHSU alum wrote the family-friendly melodrama for The Matthews in 1976
Is The Matthews haunted? Forty-three years after it first hit the stage, “The Phantom of The Matthews Opera House” is again a summer draw for Black Hills community members and visitors. This is in thanks to a collaborative effort between The Matthews and Black Hills State University. The performances are 7:30 p.m. every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday night in July.
Black Hills State University is hosting an All-School Reunion June 27-29 in Spearfish. The event celebrates the 125th Anniversary of the Alumni Association and the more than 24,000 alums who have attended BHSU. Alumni are invited to register for the Reunion by June 14 at www.BHSU.edu/Reunion
Black Hills State University’s Leland D. Case Library for Western Historical Studies and the High Plains Western Heritage Center are jointly sponsoring a talk by historian Paul L. Hedren where he will discuss his book, Rosebud, June 17, 1876: Prelude to the Little Big Horn, Sunday, June 30, at 2 p.m. in the High Plains Western Heritage Center’s Bruce Miller Theater.
Black Hills State University is sharing the history of the area’s military veterans with middle and high school students during a Graphic Novel Academy May 28-June 4 on the Spearfish campus. Using biographies about veterans written by BHSU students, 17 middle and high school participants will create graphic-novel style renderings.
The Black Hills State University Women in Science Group will hold its second annual Women in Science Conference at BHSU in Spearfish Wednesday, May 8. Women in Science is a free, one-day workshop designed to provide middle school girls with engaging opportunities to learn about topics from the diverse fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.