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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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Sep 21

Education Abroad Fair

Sep 21

BSA - Open Mic Night

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Jack 15 Road Race

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Arijit Sen

Sen to deliver Pulitzer Lecture at SDSU

Journalist Arijit Sen will focus on the intersection of artificial intelligence and journalism when he delivers the annual Pulitzer Lecture at South Dakota State University.

Chen to present faculty recital

Yiqun Chen, a lecturer of saxophone, double reeds and jazz studies at South Dakota State University, will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in Founders Recital Hall at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center.
John Blanton Jr.

Blanton to join College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences' leadership team

John Blanton Jr. has been named the director of South Dakota State University's Agricultural Experiment Station and the associate dean for research for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences.

Neil Bien of Veblen is 2023 SDSU Eminent Leader in Agriculture, Family and Community

The motto “It’s not our land, but it is our turn” has served as a guide to the caretakers of Bien Ranch for more than 130 years.