If South Dakota State University’s energy consumption had stayed the same on a per square foot basis in the past decade, the university would be spending $1 million more annually due to the recent building projects.
However, due to more efficient chiller plants, boiler plants, ventilation systems, lighting upgrades and solar panels, South Dakota State is keeping its energy costs in check.
South Dakota State University achieved its best-ever worldwide and United States’ rankings in the ShanghaiRanking’s 2019 Global Ranking of Academic Subjects. SDSU ranked 22nd in the world and fifth in the U.S. based on research productivity in the area of remote sensing for the period 2013-17.
In the 2017 rankings, SDSU was seventh in the U.S. and 27th in the world. It was 12th in the U.S.
When David Staley visits South Dakota State University in early October, he will be very busy. Staley, author of “Alternative Universities: Speculative Design for Innovation in Higher Education” will deliver “A Strategy for the Humanities in the 21st Century” Oct. 3 at 11 a.m. in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center’s Founders Recital Hall.
The South Dakota State University College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences and College of Education and Human Sciences will recognize four individuals with the Eminent Leaders in Agriculture, Family and Community honor during a banquet on Sept.
Cole Redhorse Jacobson will speak Thursday at 7 p.m. at the South Dakota Art Museum. His talk, “Dakota Puckertoes and the Woodland Heritage,” is the 2019 Northern Plains Tribal Arts Show Jurors Forum Lecture. Light refreshments will be served.
The South Dakota Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL) held a ribbon cutting ceremony Sept. 6 on the South Dakota State University campus to celebrate the upcoming official opening of the new facility in November.
“Today’s ribbon cutting represents a renewed commitment to the ongoing mission of this lab," said Larry Rhoden, South Dakota lieutenant governor.
As a new school year gets underway at South Dakota State University, a new department launches within the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions.
The Department of Allied and Population Health will house two programs—medical laboratory science and Master of Public Health—that had been operating without a department and two faculty who had been within the Department of Pharmacy Practic