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The JacksRBack task force is responsible for developing and planning SDSU’s return to on-campus operations for the spring 2021 semester.

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University Events

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Mar 12

SDSU Women's Volleyball vs. North Dakota

Frost Arena
Mar 13

SDSU Women's Volleyball vs. North Dakota

Frost Arena
Mar 15

Honors Passive "Pot of Gold" Scavenger Hunt

Honors Hall
Mar 15

Wynn to hold senior exhibit

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University News

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Hartenhoff-Crooks Receives Friend Award for Leadership in Online Ed Alliance

Nancy Hartenhoff-Crooks, the coordinator of disability services at South Dakota State University, received the 2021 Friend of the Great Plains IDEA Award. She was one of five individuals honored at Tuesday’s Great Plains IDEA annual meeting.

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SDSU to hold Virtual Physics Bowl XLVII

The South Dakota State University Department of Physics is inviting all South Dakota and area high schools to participate in the Virtual Physics Bowl XLVII March 27. This contest is a popular event known statewide and offers both team and individual competitions.

SDSU researchers to present at American Society of Animal Science meeting

South Dakota State University researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, and SDSU Extension experts will present a variety of research results at the virtual meeting of the American Society of Animal Science Midwest Section on March 8 - 10.

Students win business plan competition with aims to improve shelf life of produce

South Dakota State University students Matthew Cole, Logan Wolf, Nolan Lee, Jordan Traub-Jensen, and Kendal Schreier won the Second Annual Brookings Student Business Plan Competition recently held at the Research Park at SDSU.