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Kerr named campus advisor of the year

Matty Kerr, South Dakota State University’s program adviser-university traditions, received the Campus Advisor of the Year Award at Dance Marathon Leadership Conference 2020.

SDSU scientists to examine how coronavirus infects cells

Identifying the mechanisms through which the new coronavirus enters and infects cells can help scientists combat COVID-19—and perhaps other emerging viruses. Professor Adam Hoppe of the South Dakota State University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry will identify genes that inhibit or contribute to viral infections through a one-year, $200,000 National Science Foundation grant.

SDSU power systems professor, alumnus honored

Reinaldo Tonkoski, an associate professor in the South Dakota State University Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, has been honored for his part with an Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers work group. Tonkoski and 21 colleagues from around the world received the 2020 IEEE Power & Energy Society Working Group Recognition Award for the technical report, “Micr

From Combat to the Classroom

Combat veteran and recent SDSU alum, Wyatt Brown, seeks to blend his two passions for the military and horticulture to help local veterans transition back into society. Growing up in rural Wakefield, Nebraska, Wyatt Brown was surrounded by conventional agriculture.

Denholm Estate provides endowments for McCrory Gardens and the South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum

Two beloved institutions at South Dakota State University are the benefactors of a generous gift from Frank Denholm and his wife, Mildred.

Internships Accelerate Career Interests for Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department Students

For junior precision agriculture student Josh Ihnen, agriculture was not exactly where he thought he would find a career for himself. However, the combination of being drawn to the industry through his cousin’s family farm and his love for understanding how things work helped the nontraditional student from Tulare, South Dakota, realize that precision agriculture was the perfect path for him.

SDSU imaging engineers testing prototype calibration device

Imaging engineers are testing a prototype device to calibrate sensors on Earth-imaging satellites and conducting research to validate new remote sensing products.

Green Electronics Council Recognizes SDSU

South Dakota State University was recognized as one of the 2020 EPEAT Purchaser Award winners. SDSU and the other organizations were honored by the Green Electronics Council, the organization that manages the EPEAT ecolabel. Overall, 74 organizations, including cities, states, U.S.

Bormann receives NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

Sydney Bormann, who graduated in May from South Dakota State University, has been granted a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, the association has announced. Bormann, who was a member of SDSU's women's golf team, is one of 42 recipients of the scholarship, which includes 21 from women's sports among all three NCAA divisions to earn the honor this spring.

Gent becomes North Central Sun Grant regional director

Professor Stephen Gent of the Department of Mechanical Engineering is the regional director of the North Central Sun Grant Center.