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Nelson’s Legacy Writes the Next Chapter of SDSU Journalism

Every Jackrabbit at South Dakota State University has a unique story to tell; nobody knew that better than Jeff Nelson. A passionate writer and storyteller himself, Nelson served the SDSU Foundation as director of gift planning for nearly 30 years. Though Nelson died in 2017, his legacy will elevate the story of SDSU through the Jeffrey B.

South Dakota State University's Northeast Research Farm to Host Field Day July 8

The South Dakota State University Northeast Research Farm Tour will be held July 8 at 4:30 p.m. and run until dusk. The research farm is located 2.5 miles west of interstate 29 off exit 193 at 15710 455 Ave., South Shore, 57263. The tours will run continuously, each lasting an hour.  Tour 1: Weed Management  Pre-emergent Herbicide Updates and Weed Management Strategies – Paul O.

SDSU-led research center to find new uses for approved drugs

The SDSU-led Center for Drug, Disease and Delivery seeks to develop new formulations and therapeutic targets for approved drugs to help treat cancer and other diseases.

USDA project to produce wildflower seeds, improve soil health

Harvesting seeds from small plots of perennial wildflowers may not only provide producers with a new income source, but also improve soil health and thereby increase the sustainability of agricultural production. That is the impetus behind a five-year, nearly $500,000 U.S.

Clem takes new position with SDSU pharmacy college

Dean Dan Hansen didn’t have to look far to find his replacement as associate dean of student services. He found him right on staff. Jim Clem, who has served as head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at South Dakota State University since August 2007, began serving as associate dean of student services June 22.

Study shows low COVID-19 infection rate in health care workers

Antibody testing of health care workers in three rural counties in eastern South Dakota and western Minnesota showed 15% of the study participants had antibodies to the novel coronavirus.  “Antibodies (to the novel coronavirus) show the true prevalence (of COVID-19) in the population,” according to South Dakota State University assistant professor Natalie Thiex, whose research team in the Departm

SDSU professors analyze women’s pathway to power

Associate professor Evren Celik Wiltse and assistant professor Lisa Hager describe how women come to power in “Women’s Paths to Power: Female Presidents and Prime Ministers, 1960–2020."

Your Local Security ranks SDState No. 1

South Dakota State University has been ranked the safest college campus in South Dakota by Your Local Security. For its third annual report, Your Local Security used a methodology that accounts for school size, type of crimes, student surveys and other relevant data.

South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm to Host Field Day on July 6

South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm annual field day will be held on July 6 at 1:30 p.m. The research farm is located at 29974 University Rd, Beresford, SD 57004. The outdoor program and research plot tours will begin at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Engineering Extension / Making South Dakota a safer place to work

“A healthy and safe workplace is a right every worker should have,” declares Teresa Hall, head of Engineering Extension within the Lohr College of Engineering. Part of the college since the early 1980s, Engineering Extension handles on-site consultation for the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration in South Dakota.