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Reflecting on Fire Disasters: SDState Geography Professor Shares Insights to Help Evacuation Planning

From the forest fires in California to the flooding conditions in the Midwest (Nebraska/South Dakota/Iowa), disasters can create unexpected challenges if not prepared.

World record catfish caught by SDSU students

An evening of carp shooting turned into a world record channel catfish for a couple Montrose young men. Cody Sechser, 19, and Isaac Kipp, 18, were on the West Branch of Skunk Creek 10 miles north of Hartford using bows and arrows to thin the carp population during spawning season.

Museum Closed 4th of July

The South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observation of Independence Day. The museum resumes regular hours on Friday, July 5. Happy Independence Day!

SDState to host Summer Scholars

South Dakota State University will welcome 81 students to campus July 8-12 for the fourth-annual Fishback Summer Scholars Program. The Van D. and Barbara B.

South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm to Host Field Day on July 9

South Dakota State University’s Southeast Research Farm annual summer field day will be held on July 9 at 1:30 p.m. The research farm is located at 29974 University Road, Beresford, S.D. 57004.  All field tours will begin at 1:30 p.m. and each tour will be repeated at 3:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

South Dakota State University Rodeo Team Sees Continued Success at College National Finals Rodeo

For the past 20 years, the South Dakota State University Rodeo Team has had at least one student athlete finish in the top 12 at the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR).

Knippling named Minority Masters Mental Health Fellow

This past spring, South Dakota State University graduate student Kanbi Knippling, of Chamberlain, joined an elite group. Knippling, who earned undergraduate degrees in psychology and human development and family studies from SDSU in 2017, was one of 30 clinical mental health counseling graduate students to be named a Minority Masters Mental Health Fellow by the National Board of Certified Counsel

Verschoor to retire after 20 years as South Dakota Art Museum director

After 20 years serving as director of the South Dakota Art Museum, Lynn Verschoor will retire at the close of 2019. Her passion for art and love of people shines through the museum and her influence is sure to be felt long after she empties her office for the final time. “I hope I have created enthusiasm, excitement and the idea of having fun around this museum,” Verschoor said. It has been tha

SDAND to honor four graduates

Four South Dakota State University alumni will be honored with awards at the South Dakota Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ annual conference, which will be Sept. 20 in Sioux Falls. The winners were: Outstanding Dietitian of the Year: Katy VanderWal ’05; Outstanding Preceptor of the Year: Delaine Rasmussen ’03/M.S.

SDState to Offer Graduate Mathematics Certificates

To support K-12 teachers in the teaching of mathematics, South Dakota public universities will offer two nine credit-hour graduate certificates in math.