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COVID-19 Testing

View the latest information regarding COVID-19 testing hours, locations and options.

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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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Looking for something to do during the week or on the weekends? Come to the SDSU campus and enjoy visiting museums, shopping at the bookstore, or dining at one of our many establishments.

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University Events

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Jan 25

SDSU Women's Volleyball Blue and Yellow Scrimmage

Frost Arena
Jan 26

Ally Overview Session

Jan 27

QuestionPro: Using LivePolls with Synchronous Learning

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Dr. Jonathan Jenks

Jonathan Jenks Retires After 29 Years Devoted to Wildlife Science Education and Research

For the past 29 years, Distinguished Professor of Natural Resource Management at South Dakota State University, Jonathan Jenks, has devoted his professional life to researching wildlife populations and educating young people hoping to enter the wildlife ecology and natural resource management ind

Brent Aukerman, a respiratory care program student at South Dakota State University and a student intern at Monument Health in Rapid City, is one of four students at the program’s Rapid City site to gain a temporary respiratory therapist license to help out during the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID provides career jump-start for SDSU respiratory students

Editor’s note: At the bottom of this story is a three-paragraph sidebar on work being done by Master of Public Health students.


ADRDL Construction Update

Funds awarded for heavy construction post at SDSU

The Jerome J. Lohr College of Engineering at South Dakota State University is putting a heavy emphasis on its construction management program.

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra

South Dakota Symphony Orchestra to perform on campus

The South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Delta David Geier, will perform at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. The concert features the music of Richard Strauss, Felix Mendelssohn and a new work by New York-based composer Frank Oteri.