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Woster receives Lohr Award for Volunteer Leadership

Jim Woster ’64 was honored with the Jerome J. Lohr Award for Volunteer Leadership in recognition of his involvement and support of the South Dakota State University Foundation. The award was announced Oct. 4 in conjunction with the SDSU Foundation’s fall council of trustees meeting.

Alumna returns to talk to clubs about forensic science

Noelle Umback ’92, a supervisor for the New York’s DNA database, returned to South Dakota State University for the first time in more than 10 years. She recently spoke to a joint meeting of the Chemistry and Criminal Justice Clubs in the Avera Health and Science Center. A third-generation SDSU graduate, she works as a forensic scientist with New York’s Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Heo receives early career award

South Dakota State University assistant professor Wookjae Heo received an Early Career Award at the joint conference between Academy of Financial Services and Financial Planning Association, held earlier this month in Minneapolis. “I’ve been a member of the association for five years and have presented almost annually at the conference during that time,” said Heo, who is in the College of Educati

SDSU landscape architects use ‘green’ approach to reduce runoff

Four faculty researchers in the School of Design's landscape architecture program are investigating how small rural cities, such as Brookings, can integrate green infrastructure into the existing landscape to reduce stormwater runoff.

Akimoto and Tomoko Ichinomiya Receive 20th Annual Butler Human Rights Award

The City of Brookings honored Akimoto and Tomoko Ichinomiya as the recipients of the 20th annual Dorothy and Eugene T. Butler Human Rights Award on Thursday, September 26. The Ichinomiyas are being recognized for effectively advancing the cause of human rights by helping people from all around the world adapt to life in Brookings and by educating people in this region about Japanese culture.

Early childhood education graduate receives 2020 South Dakota Teacher of the Year Award

She creates lesson plans where students can learn the basics of coding or better understand engineering, science and mathematics. Her engaging teaching methods and commitment to her students allowed her to receive the 2020 South Dakota Teacher of the Year Award. While her classroom is equipped with iPads, a SMART Board and AppleTV, Harris feels that technology should only be used if it proves ben

Lyle Mangen Honored as Outstanding Alumnus of the South Dakota State University Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department

Lyle Mangen, a 1986 graduate of South Dakota State University from Willmar, Minn., was honored as the Outstanding Alumnus of the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at the department’s Banquet of Excellence on Oct. 10.  “Lyle has been a great supporter of our students for many years.

Kuehl, Knippling find surprise when reviewing Daschle speeches

After receiving a Thomas A.

Begeman receives Avera Wokini Scholarship

Jessica Begeman, a freshman in South Dakota State University’s College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, has been selected as an Avera Wokini Scholarship recipient.

SDSU to hold 17th Biennial Madrigal Dinner

The South Dakota State University Choral Program will present its biennial Elizabethan Christmasse Feaste for the first time in the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center. The 2019 schedule is: Dec. 5, 7 p.m.; Dec. 6, 7 p.m.; Dec. 7, 7 p.m.; and Dec. 8, 4 p.m. Tickets may be purchased online, the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center box office from 1-5 p.m.