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University statement pertaining to allegations of discrimination and harassment in campus residence hall

South Dakota State University is aware of an allegation of discrimination and harassment that occurred Thursday in a campus residence hall toward a student living in that building. SDSU does not tolerate incidents involving discrimination and harassment.

SDSU remains open Friday

At this time, South Dakota State University will be open Friday and classes will occur as scheduled. Students are encouraged to stay on campus until weather and driving conditions improve.   Brookings County remains in a blizzard warning until 6 p.m. Friday. The National Weather Service predicts snow accumulations to be between 3 and 7 total inches with winds gusting up to 60 mph.

SDSU’s American Indian Student Center awarded prestigious LEED building certification

The U.S. Green Building Council has awarded South Dakota State University’s American Indian Student Center with a LEED V4 Gold certification. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design is the most widely used green building rating system in the world and an international symbol of excellence.

SDSU scientist uses satellite images to track growing seasons

Plants awaken in the spring in response to warming temperatures, but the start and end of the growing season varies each year.

Department of Animal Science Launches New Animal Science Student Ambassador Program

The Department of Animal Science at South Dakota State University has launched an Animal Science Student Ambassador program.

Meyer returns to hold exhibit at Ritz Gallery

Shelby Meyer, a 2020 South Dakota State University graduate, is holding an alumna exhibit in the Grove Hall’s Ritz Gallery. The exhibit, Mirrored Contrast, opened Monday and runs through Jan.

SDSU’s Southeast Research Farm Annual Meeting on January 26 to feature latest crop and livestock research

Corn rootworms, rye for finishing hogs, the 2021 growing season and wheat nitrogen management are just a few of the topics to be discussed at South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm Annual Meeting to be held virtually on January 26 beginning at 1:00 p.m. “Farmers tuning in to this webinar will pick up the latest on climate trends in our area, corn planting date work, NPK managemen

Christina Bakker named SDSU Extension Meat Science Field Specialist

SDSU Extension has selected Dr. Christina Bakker to serve as a meat science field specialist. Bakker, originally from Lake Benton, Minnesota, finished her Ph.D. in animal science in May from SDSU.

SDSU ranked 4th-most affordable residential bachelor's in computer science

  South Dakota State University has been ranked fourth among the 30 most affordable residential bachelor's degrees in computer science for 2021 by Computer Science Degree Hub. The 30 most affordable programs were selected and ranked in order of estimated program cost for out-of-state students. “This recognition is a testament to our university’s land-grant mission.

Science matters in policy decision-making

Scientific knowledge should guide government policy decision-making. That is the point South Dakota State University professor Charles Fenster, the current president of the American Institute of Biological Sciences, and 23 past presidents make in a call-to-action article in the December issue of Bioscience.