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“Afghan War Rugs” opens at South Dakota Art Museum

Afghan War Rugs: The Modern Art of Central Asia, an international exhibition of contemporary Afghan war rugs, opened Aug. 23 at South Dakota Art Museum. The exhibition will be on view through Nov. 24, 2019. The museum will host a free public reception on Aug. 29 from 5-7 p.m. with exhibition co-curator, Dr. Annmarie Sawkins, speaking at 5:45.

SDSU scientists first to analyze proteins in squid skeletal structure

Assistant Professor Mark Messerli and his team are the first researchers to study the design and protein composition of a flexible skeletal structure in the trunk of a squid's body called the pen.

USD chemistry major tackles ‘jumping genes’ research

A University of South Dakota chemistry major now has experience doing research on jumping genes at South Dakota State University, thanks to the Future Agriculture and Science Taskforce Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates program.

SDSU's online degree programs ranked No. 12 named South Dakota State University’s online bachelor’s degree programs 12th in the nation in its 2019 rankings. According to, “all of this school's distance-learning courses are taught by on-campus professors who are proficient in their fields.

Fruits and Veggies Matter More

September is the month focusing on incorporating fruits and veggies into your diet. Check out our Welcome Desk at the Wellness Center to learn 30 ways to sneak more fruits and veggies into your diet! 

Eight species of fungus cause root rot in South Dakota corn

Eight species of Fusarium, a common soil fungus, have been identified as causing root rot in South Dakota cornfields.

Labor Day Closure

Hey Jackrabbit Community! With Labor Day coming up, our facility hours will slightly change. Take a look at the attached image and enjoy the long weekend! 

Oglala Lakota College students explore agricultural research

Two Oglala Lakota College students explored careers in science and agriculture through the Future Agriculture and Science Taskforce Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates fellowship program this summer/

Move-In Weekend begins Friday

Move-In Weekend begins at 8 a.m. with fourth-floor residents.

Group Fitness Studio B Will Reopen Sep 3

The reopening of Studio B is anticipated for September 3.