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Low Trust in Government Linked to Vaccine Hesitancy in South Dakota

The South Dakota COVID-19 Impact Survey was conducted from April 12th to 25th, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

SDSU engineers use satellite images to protect national security

A new project at the SDSU Image Processing Laboratory will help intelligence agencies use images from remote-sensing satellites to protect national security.

Don't Dump! Donate! collects more than 500 items

South Dakota State University’s Don’t Dump! Donate! program collected 540 items during finals week, May 4-7. The program, which is sponsored by Facilities and Services and the Department of Housing and Residential Life, started in 2018 and was also offered in 2019. The program’s goal is to keep reusable material out of the landfill.

3 students inducted into international honor society

Three South Dakota State University students were inducted April 27 into the university’s chapter of Eta Sigma Delta. Inducted were senior Meredith Suess, Butterfield, Minnesota, and juniors Mia Cramer, Lennox, and Lucas Schobert, Brandon. The students hold at least a 3.0 minimum GPA in a 4.0 system or in the top 20% of their class.

Campus Race to Zero Waste Results Announced

Over the months of February and March, SDSU competed in the Campus Race to Zero Waste competition, which is a nationwide competition to see which higher education institution can recycle the most and divert the most waste from the landfill.  Competition results have been released.   In the Per Capita Classic category, SDSU ranked 45th out of 127 competing schools.

Religiosity in South Dakota

The South Dakota COVID-19 Impact Survey was conducted from April 12th to 25th, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

Birkholtz Named May Civil Service Employee of the Month

Co-workers and visitors to campus can’t say enough good things about the work Courtney Birkholtz ’16 does at South Dakota State University. If you have driven or walked by one of the flower beds and been impressed with the colors or variety of flowers, you’ve seen an example of Birkholtz’s work. As a result, Birkholtz has been selected as the South Dakota State University Civil Service Employee

South Dakota Remains Mostly Polarized on Evaluation of Major Political Figures

The South Dakota COVID-19 Impact Survey was conducted from April 12th to 25th, 2021 by The SDSU Poll, a research group housed in the School of American and Global Studies at South Dakota State University.

6 receive SDSU Presidential Medallion

South Dakota State University President Barry Dunn bestowed the SDSU Presidential Medallion upon six individuals Tuesday afternoon for their efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic. The recipients were: Keith Corbett, outgoing mayor of Brookings; Amy Hockett, director of clinic operations, Sanford Clinic Brookings; Jason Merkley, president and CEO, Brookings Health System; Patrick Siegling, cl

Three Recognized for Higher Education Service

The South Dakota Board of Regents has recognized the contributions of three men who served a combined 26 years as members of the board.   Regents adopted resolutions of recognition for Randy Schaefer of Madison and Kevin V. Schieffer at the March regents’ meeting, while Jim Morgan '69/'71 M.S. of Brookings was recognized at today’s teleconference meeting.