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The Wintrode Student Success and Opportunity Center

The Opportunity Center embraces SDSU’s land-grant mission by supporting educational access for all students.

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American Indian Opportunities

SDSU seeks to create a welcoming and supportive campus environment for American Indian students through a variety of academic programs, scholarships, student services and initiatives.

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SDSU researcher examines food insecurity

Around 10% of the United States population experiences some level of food insecurity each year. Geb Bastian, an assistant professor in South Dakota State University's School of Health and Human Sciences, examined the details of food insecurity in the U.S. in a recent study.
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Department of Construction and Concrete Industry Management renaming reflects growth in programs

South Dakota State University’s Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering has restructured and renamed one of its departments, now known as the Department of Construction and Concrete Industry Management. ...

Preparing for emerald ash borer

In early July, the emerald ash borer was confirmed in Brookings County. Officials at South Dakota State University, however, have been preparing for its arrival for around a decade.
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Two SDSU faculty members receive prestigious NSF grants

Rachel Short and Gazala Ameen, two assistant professors in South Dakota State University's College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences, have each received one of the National Science Foundation's most prestigious grants for early career faculty to pursue biology research projects.