Do you ever wonder how the research skills and knowledge learned at universities like BHSU translate in the professional world? Are you interested in engaging conversations with people who use research to make a difference right here in the Black Hills community? Want to learn more? Please join us for the 25th Annual Black Hills Research Symposium Keynote Address! We will be joined by three Black Hills professionals who will share their experiences using research in ways that impact their careers and communities. Experts in healthcare, software engineering, and history, respectively, our panelists include:
Jerilyn Church, MSW – Chief Executive Officer of the Great Plains Tribal Health Leaders’ Board in Rapid City, SD
Ben Jasinski – Software Engineering Manager at SRAM LLC in Spearfish, SD
Kelly Kirk – Director of the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center in Lead, SD
25th BLACK HILLS RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM KEYNOTE ADDRESS: "Bridging Research, Career, and Community: a panel discussion with three Black Hills professionals"
Jerilyn Church, CEO - Great Plains Tribal Leaders' Health Board
Ben Jasinski, Software Engineering Manager - SRAM LLC.
Kelly Kirk, Director - Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center
Thursday, March 23rd at 4:00PM - Meier Recital Hall Auditorium
24th Annual Black Hills Research Symposium (2022) - Dale Claude Lamphere
23rd Annual Black Hills Research Symposium (2021) - Dr. Shankar Kurra and Dr. Nancy Babbit: "A Candid Conversation about COVID"
22nd Annual Black Hills Research Symposium (2020) - Dr. Miro Haček Address Title: “Democratic Consolidation as a Key Aspect of Peacekeeping in the Western Balkans"
21st Annual Black Hills Research Symposium (2019) - Dr. Vincent Youngbaeur Address Title: "The Importance of Media Literacy Education in 21st Century America."
20th Annual Black Hills Research Symposium (2018) - Dr. Eric S. Roubinek Address Title: "Fascism, Race, and Empire."
19th Annual Black Hills Research Symposium (2017)- Dr. Kyle Whyte Address Title:"Indigenous environment justice and climate change: Stopping pipelines, decolonizing climate science, indigenizing our futures."