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SD health educators gather in Brookings

BROOKINGS, S.D. — Oct. 31, 2019 — Current and future health educators from throughout South Dakota were in Brookings Oct.

Stormwater Community Forum at 5:00 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14th at the Brookings Activity Center

South Dakota State University and SDSU Extension in partnership with the Brookings Sustainability Committee invites interested Brookings residents and business owners to attend a Stormwater Community Forum.  This forum sponsored by the Landscape Architecture Program at SDSU will focus on green stormwater infrastructure practices.  These landscape-based practices reduce stormwater runoff and improv

Two SDSU faculty receive international ecology award

Associate professor Lora Perkins and assistant professor A. Joshua Leffler of the South Dakota State University Department of Natural Resource Management have been awarded the Bradshaw Medal from the Society for Ecological Restoration.

A first for SDSU / Hansen named teacher of year by IEEE

Electrical engineering assistant professor Tim Hansen maintains a robust research portfolio, but he doesn’t use that as an excuse to skimp on his teaching assignments. Because of that commitment, Hansen is the first South Dakota State University faculty member to be named teacher of the year by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, the world’s largest technical professional organi

Investing in cancer research/Donors boost SDSU pharmacy college’s commitment

Cancer research continues to gain prominence within the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions at South Dakota State University. The latest milestone occurred when Komal Raina was officially recognized as the Haarberg Chair of Cancer Research at an investiture in the Woster Room of the Avera Health and Sciences Center on campus Oct. 4.

Dunn Appointed to NCAA Presidential Forum

“We are excited to have Dr. Dunn represent The Summit League on the NCAA D-1 Presidential Forum,” said Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple. “He provides an understanding of athletics and its role on a campus, in addition to being a strong leader for our league.” The Presidential Forum is comprised of presidents and chancellors from each of the 32 NCAA Division I conferences.

Mast named October’s Civil Service Employee of the Month

Patricia Mast has been named South Dakota State University’s Civil Service Employee of the Month for October. Mast serves as a program assistant in the Office of International Affairs. Mast will be recognized from 3-4:30 p.m. Oct. 25 in room 130 of the Hilton M. Briggs Library. “Patricia has never met a stranger.

South Dakota State University Dairy Science Students Receive National Scholarships

South Dakota State University dairy science students have been selected for national scholarships awarded by the National Dairy Promotion and Research Board (NDPRB) and National Dairy Shrine. “These national scholarships have applicants from around the country.

Visser leads Jackrabbits at forensics tournament

South Dakota State University student Loren Visser was the Jackrabbits’ top individual place-winner at the Jackrabbits Forensics Alumni Tournament, held Oct. 13 in the Bailey Rotunda.   Visser, a junior German education major from Brookings, placed third in informative speaking. SDSU’s Cameron Schroeder and Jillian DeBoer also finished third in duo speaking.

South Dakota State Joins National Alliance Aimed at Developing a More Inclusive and Diverse STEM Faculty

South Dakota State University is one of 20 universities joining a three-year institutional change effort to develop inclusive faculty recruitment, hiring and retention practices. The Association of Public and Land-grant Universities co-leads the effort, known as Aspire: The National Alliance for Inclusive & Diverse STEM Faculty.