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The Matthews and BHSU Theater collaborate for 5th year with “The Phantom of the Matthews Opera House”

BHSU alum wrote the family-friendly melodrama for The Matthews in 1976

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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.

Paul Hedren to speak on the 1876 Battle of the Rosebud

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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.

Veterans Legacy Program at BHSU to host Graphic Novel Academy

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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.

Second annual Women in Science Conference to be held at BHSU

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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.