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"Primordial Shift" exhibition on display at the South Dakota Art Museum.

South Dakota Art Museum to host reception for glass corn exhibit

The South Dakota Art Museum at South Dakota State University will celebrate the immersive exhibition of huge blown glass ears of corn, “Primordial Shift: The Art of Michael Meilahn,” with a free public reception and panel discussion from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, June 27.
The Phantom, SDSU’s entry team in the International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition in Peoria, Illinois, sits ready to compete.

So close: SDSU comes up just short for quarter-scale tractor threepeat

By the narrowest of margins — two points out of more than 2,000 — the SDSU Quarter Scale Tractor Team came up just short of winning its third consecutive national title. Competing at the 27th annual International Quarter-Scale Tractor Student Design Competition at the Expo Gardens Fairgrounds in Peoria, Illinois, the South Dakota State University team placed third out of 21 teams.

SDSU rover design places third in NASA’s RASC-AL contest

Competing against the best and the brightest, a South Dakota State University engineering team finished third overall in a NASA contest and again was awarded for building the best prototype. The SDSU students were one of 14 teams selected from 75 higher education entries to compete in the finals of the Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts – Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) competition June 10-12 in Cocoa Beach, Florida.

Inaugural season for South Dakota Chamber Winds

A group of woodwind-focused musicians descended on South Dakota State University's campus for a week-long, music-making endeavor that culminated with a series of concerts in late May. The unique musical opportunity — called South Dakota Chamber Winds — was organized by Elizabeth Robinson, assistant professor of music in SDSU's School of Performing Arts.