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State Soil Judging Team places 13th in national competition May 4, 2016
Fueled by a fourth-place finish in group judging, South Dakota State University’s Soil Judging Team finished 13th overall in the 2016 National Collegiate Soil Judging Contest in Manhattan, Kansas.

State earns bronze rating in sustainability May 4, 2016
South Dakota State University received a STARS Bronze Rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment and Rating System, is a benchmarking tool that measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education.

Walleye tagging project shows impact of anglers, Mother Nature April 28, 2016
When it comes to reducing the number of walleye in Lake Oahe, anglers take a back seat to Mother Nature. That’s the take-home message from a South Dakota State University research project to assess movement, mortality and the impact of anglers on walleye populations. The five-year project, which is in its final year, is supported by the South Dakota and North Dakota Game Fish and Parks Departments.

Raynie to lead Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry May 3, 2016
South Dakota State University College of Arts and Sciences Dean Dennis Papini has named Doug Raynie as the head of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.

Phi Kappa Phi chapter initiates 130 members May 3, 2016
The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi at South Dakota State University initiated 125 eligible juniors, seniors and graduate students and five members of the faculty and staff to its membership April 22 in the University Student Union’s Volstorff Ballroom. Eligibility is based on class standing.