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Child and Family Resource Network to host ‘Common-Sense Parenting’ classes in March, April

The Child and Family Resource Network at South Dakota State University is hosting its next “Common-Sense Parenting” class series starting March 6. The free, six-class series is designed for parents and individuals who engage with school-age children, kindergarten through 12th grade. Classes will be held from 6-8 p.m.

Jazz ensembles to offer free concert Feb. 27

Jazz ensembles at South Dakota State University will provide a free performance at 7:30 p.m. Feb.

Fu using AI to predict traffic delay times

Congested roads, highways and interstates are a frustrating result of traffic incidents that can cause longer-than-expected travel times for motorists.

SDSU awarded grant to address nursing shortage

South Dakota State University's College of Nursing has been awarded a three-year grant to help address the growing shortage of nurses in rural areas.  The grant is in partnership with one of South Dakota's largest health care systems, Avera Health, and comes by way of the Health Resources and Services Administration, an agency of the United States Department of Health and Human Services.

SDSU team tabbed as NASA contest finalist

What goes up must come down. That is the interesting dilemma for a group of South Dakota State University engineering students whose project has been selected as one of six finalists in a NASA competition. The six senior mechanical engineering majors entered NASA’s FLOATing DRAGON Challenge.

Stevens to present faculty recital

Mark Stevens, director of keyboard studies and assistant professor of piano at South Dakota State University, will present a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center’s Founders Recital Hall. The concert, titled “SCAPE,” is designed to evoke various landscapes.

'Drowning in Dirt: Joseph Hutton and the Dust Bowl' exhibit opening March 2

The South Dakota Agricultural Heritage Museum presents its latest exhibit, “Drowning in Dirt: Joseph Hutton and the Dust Bowl.”  This exhibit explores life in South Dakota during the 1930s through the eyes of a soil scientist trying to save family farms by preserving the land. The opening reception is March 2 from 4:30-7 p.m.

SDSU’s sport and recreation management program sees exponential growth

“I want to work in sports.”   It’s common aspiration for many students, but unless your last name is Kraft, McCormick, Mayo or Selland, a job in sports might be tough to come by.

Nursing faculty to study virtual simulations

South Dakota State University's College of Nursing was named a recipient of a simulation research grant from Sentinel U, a leading provider of virtual simulation education tools.    Brandi Pravecek, a clinical assistant professor, will serve as the principal investigator while Robin Arends, SDSU's advance practice registered nurse program director, and Alyssa Zweifel, director of the Healthcare Si...

SDSU undergrads honor ‘place’ at national conference

A cohort of six South Dakota State University Indigenous undergraduate students honored “place” through a series of performances at the National Communication Association Annual Conference. The theme for the national conference, held Nov.