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Dr. Angela Pillatzki named head of the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences and Director of the South Dakota Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory

The South Dakota State University Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences welcomes Angela Pillatzki as the new department head and director of the South Dakota Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL). As department head, Pillatzki will oversee the daily operations of the ADRDL and Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences while working with faculty and staff to e...

The SCN Coalition receives PRSA Silver Anvil Award

Soybean cyst nematode awareness campaign moved more farmers to actively manage the pest The Public Relations Society of America awarded its Silver Anvil Award for excellence in issues management to The SCN Coalition and MorganMyers at PRSA’s annual award ceremony, held May 19 held in New York City’s Edison Ballroom. The entities were recognized for moving more soybean farmers to actively manage...

Students experience different role in emergency exercise

Nearly two dozen students from South Dakota State University’s College of Nursing participated in an emergency situation training activity at the Sioux Falls Regional Airport last week. The students, who are in their fifth semester at the college’s Sioux Falls site, acted as victims during the morning’s exercise instead of serving in their normal roles as health care providers. “Being a patient...

SDSU Winter Wheat Variety Wins US Wheat Quality Council 2021 Millers Best of Show Award

Sunish Sehgal, associate professor in the Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science and winter wheat breeder at South Dakota State University, has devoted his career to helping South Dakota producers diversify their cropping systems and increase profitability by developing new wheat varieties every year.  Most recently, Sehgal released a hard red winter wheat variety, SD Midland, whi...

SDSU researchers working to fill in educational gaps for rural students

In the United States, roughly one-sixth of all K-12 students attend rural school districts. These students face many challenges and are often hampered by both a lack of funding and resources.  Two South Dakota State University researchers have begun working to help “fill in the gaps” that rural students might be missing in their education.

Hieb chosen as June's Civil Service Employee of the Month

It has been said Rick Hieb looks at the South Dakota State University campus as his campus. His attention to making sure everything looks perfect is one of the reasons why he has been named June’s Civil Service Employee of the Month. Hieb, the lead worker in the grounds services department in Facilities and Services, will have a reception at 2:30 p.m.

South Dakota Land and Lending Conference to be held Sept. 8

The second annual South Dakota Land and Lending Conference will take place Sept. 8 at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls.   The one-day event is organized by the Land Valuation and Rural Real Estate Affinity Group of South Dakota State University’s Ness School of Management and Economics.   Doors open at 8:30 a.m.

Tummala to head pharmaceutical sciences at SDSU

Professor Hemachand Tummala has been named head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at South Dakota State University. He has been serving as interim department head since Sept. 22 when professor Omathanu Perumal was chosen as the associate dean for research.

Regents update transfer policy for seamless academic transition

The South Dakota Board of Regents began the process of revising its transfer policy to improve students' ability to seamlessly move their earned credits between the state's public universities and technical colleges.

Jackrabbits invited to Levitt at the Falls concerts

Jackrabbits from across the region are invited to a series of five free concerts this summer in Sioux Falls as part of Levitt at the Falls.